Live Poll: Director for 40 Years or More

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They have worked as directors for at least 40 years; who has had the best career over the years?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls043892240/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/6dHmMHL_dP4/
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joe siegel

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Posted 5 months ago

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Thanks for your cooperation, I will add.
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Please adjust the capitalization in your title:

Director for 40 Years or More

And your question is a bit hard to understand. Here is my suggestion:

They have worked as directors for 40 years; who has had the best career over the years?
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Corrected, Thank you
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Peter, Champion

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FYC:
Mike Leigh
James Ivory
Lina Wertmüller
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All the suggestions added!
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Good poll!

I noticed a few typos:
#4: Tonight for Sure
#5: Boy and bicycle
#7: Who's That Knocking at My Door
#16: Debut; Last year in Vietnam
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Corrected, Thank you
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joe siegel

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Corrected, Thank you
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'Good poll! 'Very tough choice, too, which I think makes for an even better poll. 

FYC:
Mike Nichols ('made films 1966 - 2007; debut: 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?')


May I also suggest a few small edits?

"Debut," in each director's field, should be followed by a colon (:) not a semi-colon (;)

... and just one small edit to the intro ('below in bold): 

They have worked as directors for at least 40 years; who has had the best career over the years?
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The list currently only has living directors, and I think it would be better to keep it that way.
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Corrected, Thank you. As Peter says above, the list only directors alive to avoid selection problems, the best would be to keep it that way
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rubyfruit76, Champion

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That makes sense; I might make a note of that, though, either on the list or in the original post of this thread. 

Thanks for making the edit, btw. : )
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FYC: Hayao Miyazaki
Jean-Luc Godard
Melvin Van Peebles (American)

So far, the list is all white men, except for one woman, and also mostly American. I'd suggest trying to be more inclusive. : )
(Unless you want to focus only on American directors, which is fine, of course, but, in that case, I'd suggest mentioning it as inclusion criteria for a few reasons, including not receiving angry posts from voters. )
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Oh, and there's also Liliana Cavani.
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All the suggestion they named, Rubyfruit76, Albstein, added.Thank you
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Oh, no, at no time I consider my list to be exclusive of American directors, they are only those that I have found and they have suggested me, I am open to any type of suggestion without any distinction, the only criterion to follow in my list is have an active career for 40 years or more
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I will be pleased to have more diversity in my list
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I also just discovered that Bela Tarr, Hungarian director that I admire quite enters the list since his debut was in 1977 with Family Nest
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Congratulations on your first live poll!
https://www.imdb.com/poll/6dHmMHL_dP4/


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How good!! I disappeared from getsastifaction for a few days, Thanks!
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Way to go Joe!!!
Congrats.
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Thank You.
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Congratulations joesiegel on your first live poll! As of 15-May-2019 9:32 PM Pacific your poll has 438 or more votes.

Director for 40 Years or More
7692nd Live Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/6dHmMHL_dP4/

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Projected Date of 20 Million Votes	19-Nov-2020
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