Michael Mann

Submitted by on Sep 29, 2015

Michael Mann

Michael Mann was born in Chicago (Illinois) February 5, 1943. Michael’s father – a Jew, a native of the Soviet Union, a veteran of World War II, his mother – an ordinary girl originally from Chicago. After graduating from high school in Chicago, he enters the University of Madison, where he studied English, also interested in architecture, history and geology.

In 1960, pursuing two goals – to get a diploma of the London International Film School and “zakosit”call on the Vietnamese, moved to London. In total, the UK spends 7 years, attending film school and removing commercials. In 1968, the short film shoots”Jaunpuri” (1969), which was awarded the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

In the US, returned in 1971, after razvedshis with his first wife. For the first time, working in television. As a director, producer and cameraman on a documentary “17 Days Down the Line”for ABC television, he wrote scripts for several episodes of the television series”Starsky and Hutch & raquo ;, working on the show”Police Story”.

“random”Mann’s film debut becomes Tape”Jericho Mile, The”(1979). Randomly, because the tape was originally conceived as a television exclusively, but later she came out and in theaters of European cinemas. Three years later, the director presents to the audience and”real”debut in cinema – film”Thief”(1981), in which the main role played James Caan. It was the first Michael Mann, who moved to the big screen hero of the novels of Thomas Harris – Hannibal doctor (played by Brian Cox). He did it in 1986, in the film”Manhunter”.

For this painting was followed by other, more successful: “The Last of the Mohicans”(1992), ranked among the classics of world cinema, cult”Real”(1995), in which the main roles performed by Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.”Ali”(2001) Will Smith.”Collateral”(2004) with Tom Cruise and”Miami: Department of manners”(2006) and”Johnny D” (2009).

Such substantial gaps between the paintings, explains the fact that Mike Mann supporter of perfectionism. His films, he takes several years, bringing to perfection every scene, no exceptions. This accordingly affects both the quality of work of the director, because, unfortunately, and their numbers.

Today, Michael Mann is known as one of the best, and, consequently, one of the highest paid Hollywood directors. In some of his paintings as an operator operates a professional of the highest class, one of the most highly paid operators – Dante Spinotti.

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