Directed commercial "Lucky Star" for Mercedes-Benz, which took the form of a film trailer for a purported (but non-existent) thriller featuring Academy Award-winner Benicio Del Toro
in the lead.
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[on his artistic ambitions with The Keep
(1983)] I'd just done a street movie, Thief
(1981). A very stylized street movie but nevertheless stylized realism. You can make it wet, you can make it dry, but you're still on 'street'. And I had a need, a big desire, to do something almost similar to 'Gabriel Garcia Marquez''s "One Hundred Years of Solitude", where I could deal with something that...
In 1985, sued William Friedkin
for plagiarism, claiming that Friedkin stole the entire concept of Miami Vice
(1984) when he made the movie To Live and Die in L.A.
(1985) (which, ironically, starred William Petersen
, who later played Will Graham in Manhunter
(1986)). Mann lost the lawsuit. Despite this, the two directors are close friends nowadays. Friedkin even tease Mann in several interviews by...
Often chooses expressive architecture as shooting locations.