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Brian De Palma


Brian De Palma is the son of a surgeon. He studied physics but at the same time felt his dedication for the movies and made some short films. After seven independent productions he had his first success with Sisters (1973) and his voyeuristic style. Restlessly he worked on big projects with the script writers Paul Schrader, John Farris and Oliver ... See full bio »
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 2012 Passion
 2007 Redacted
 2002 Femme Fatale
 2001 Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (Video documentary) (video "Dancing in the Dark")
 1998 Snake Eyes
 1993 Carlito's Way
 1992 Raising Cain
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities (as Brian DePalma)
 1989 Casualties of War (as Brian DePalma)
 1989 Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-1988 (Video documentary) (video "Dancing in the Dark")
 1986 Wise Guys
 1984 Body Double
 1983 Scarface
 1981 Blow Out
 1980 Home Movies
 1978 The Fury (as Brian DePalma)
 1976 Carrie
 1976 Obsession
 1973 Sisters
 1970 Hi, Mom! (as Brian DePalma)
 1970 Dionysus
 1968 Greetings
 1966 The Responsive Eye (Documentary short)
 1965 Bridge That Gap (Short)
 1964 Jennifer (Short)
 1962 Woton's Wake (Short)
 1960 Icarus (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed Bruce Springsteen's music video "Dancing in the Dark" (1984)

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1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 16 Interviews | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Brian DePalma

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I'm astounded there aren't more American political films. I'm amazed, when you can make movies for nothing, there are not people out there making these incredibly angry anti-war movies. How come?" (September 2006) See more »

Trivia:

Italian-American. See more »

Trademark:

[Voyeurism] Films often feature a protagonist who is voyeuristic by nature (Dressed to Kill (1980)), profession (Blow Out (1981)) or circumstance (Body Double (1984)). See more »

Nickname:

Bri

Star Sign:

Virgo

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