His film, "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," was adapted into a musical at the Lincoln Center Theater at the Belasco Theatre in New York City with De'Andre Aziza, Laura Benanti, Danny Burstein, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Patti Lu Pone, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Sherie Rene Scott in the cast. Jeffrey Lane wrote the book. ...
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I can get a lot of pleasure from a screening of Pink Flamingos
(1972) by John Waters
, and at the same time a Bergman movie, like Face to Face
(1976) or Persona
(1966). When I was a child, I remember very well that I saw a film by Michelangelo Antonioni
. I was at school at the time, about 11 or 12, and I was deeply interested. But at the same time I saw silly pop movies that I liked too, because I...
He spent 10 years writing the script for Bad Education
(2004) (a.k.a. "Bad Education"), during which time he made such acclaimed films such as All About My Mother
(1999) (a.k.a. "All About my Mother") and Talk to Her
(2002) (a.k.a. "Talk to Her"). The script is based upon a short story he wrote as an adolescent, which was based upon his experience at a Catholic boarding school.
His films often portrays strong female characters and transsexuals