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Can you name the films which earned these individuals their sole Academy Award nomination for Best Director?

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Lenny Abrahamson
2015 
Pedro Almodóvar
2002 
Michael Anderson
1956 
Wes Anderson
2014 
Michelangelo Antonioni
1966 
Darren Aronofsky
2010 
Hal Ashby
1978 
Richard Attenborough
1982 
John Avildsen
1976 
Hector Babenco
1985 
Lionel Barrymore
1929 
Roberto Benigni
1997 
Bruce Beresford
1983 
Harry Beaumont
1929 
Kathryn Bigelow
2009 
Peter Bogdanovich
1979 
Danny Boyle
2008 
Kenneth Branagh
1989 
Herbert Brenon
1927 
Martin Brest
1992 
James L. Brooks
1983 
Michael Cacoyannis
1964 
Jane Campion
1993 
Jack Cardiff
1960 
John Cassavettes
1975 
Peter Cattaneo
1997 
Damien Chazelle
2016 
Michael Cimino
1978 
Jack Clayton
1959 
George Clooney
2005 
Sofia Coppola
2003 
Kevin Costner
1990 
Charles Crichton
1988 
Alfonso Cuaron
2013 
Irving Cummings
1928 
Lee Daniels
2009 
Jules Dassin
1960 
Guillermo del Toro
2017 
Cecil B. Demille
1952 
Jonathan Demme
1991 
William Dieterle
1937 
Edward Dmytryk
1947 
Atom Egoyan
1997 
John Farrow
1942 
Mike Figgis
1995 
Victor Fleming
1939 
Sidney Franklin
1937 
Costa Garvas
1969 
Pietro Germi
1961 
Greta Gerwig
2017 
Tony Gilroy
2007 
Peter Glenville
1964 
Paul Greengrass
2006 
Taylor Hackford
2004 
Paul Haggis
2004 
Alexander Hall
1941 
Michael Haneke
2012 
Curtis Hanson
1997 
Anthony Harvey
1968 
Henry Hathaway
1935 
Howard Hawks
1941 
Michel Hazanavicius
2011 
Buck Henry
1978 
Scott Hicks
1996 
Arthur Hiller
1970 
Tom Hooper
2010 
Hugh Hudson
1981 
Barry Jenkins
2016 
Spike Jonze
1999 
Neil Jordan
1992 
Henry Koster
1947 
Krzysztof Kieslowski
1994 
Akira Kurosawa
1985 
Walter Lang
1956 
Mervyn LeRoy
1942 
Anatole Livak
1948 
Kenneth Lonergan
2016 
Richard Linklater
2014 
Adrian Lynne
1987 
John Madden
1999 
Louis Malle
1980 
Delbert Mann
1955 
Michael Mann
1999 
Rob Marshall
2002 
Tom McCarthy
2016 
Adam McKay
2015 
Steve McQueen
2013 
Sam Mendes
1999 
Fernando Meirelles
2002 
George Miller
2015 
Anthony Minghella
1996 
Eduardo Molinaro
1978 
Robert Mulligan
1962 
Jean Negulesco
1948 
Christopher Nolan
2017 
Chris Noonan
1995 
Laurence Olivier
1948 
Alan J. Pakula
1976 
Jordan Peele
2017 
Frank Perry
1962 
Wolfgang Peterson
1981 
Gillo Pontecorvo
1966 
Michael Radford
1994 
Jean Renoir
1946 
Tony Richardson
1963 
Martin Rill
1963 
Jerome Robbins
1961 
Tim Robbins
1995 
Herbert Ross
1977 
Wesley Ruggles
1931 
Richard Rush
1980 
Ken Russell
1969 
Mark Rydell
1981 
George Seaton
1954 
Franklin Schaffner
1970 
Victor Schertzinger
1934 
Julian Schnabel
2007 
Barbet Schroeder
1990 
M. Night Shyamalan
1999 
John Singleton
1991 
Robert Siodmak
1946 
Robert Stevenson
1965 
John Sturges
1955 
J. Lee Thompson
1961 
Jan Troell
1971 
Josef von Sternberg
1932 
Hiroshi Teshigahura
1964 
François Truffaut
1973 
Morten Tyldum
2014 
Charles Walters
1953 
Orson Welles
1941 
Denis Villeneuve
2016 
Lina Wertmuller
1975 
Ted Wilde
1928 
Franco Zefferelli
1968 
Benh Zeitlin
2012 
Robert Zemeckis
1994 

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