The Cinema encyclopaedia is so vast, that just naming 10 extraordinary films under any category is likely to cause serious fights, even among close cinephile friends. Nevertheless, take a look at these classics mentioned in this list of films with some great use of light to enhance the film, featuring works of Terence Malick, Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Polanski, Alfred Hitchcock, and even David Fincher. Despite missing many names, this list is a good place to start studying the effect of lighting on cinema.
Find the list here: 10 Films with Inspirational Lightning
Heywood “Woody” Allen; born Allan Stewart Konigsberg (1935 – present)
American actor, writer, director, comedian, playwright and jazz clarinetist
Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmakers of the mid-1960s to late 1970s
Has more screenwriting Academy Award nominations than any other writer, and has won nine BAFTAs
Films of note: Annie Hall (1977), Manhattan (1979), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Midnight in Paris (2011), Blue Jasmine (2013)