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14 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
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[on critics] If somebody asked me, "What's "Thief" to you?": To me, it's a left-extensionalist critique of corporate capitalism. That's what Thief
(1981) is. What is interesting is that no critics in the U.S. got that, no critics in the U.K. got it. Every critic in France got it when the film came it. It was like this crazy kind of cultural litmus test or something.
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...
Unlike most directors, likes to operate the camera himself to get much of his photography, as he did in Heat
(1995), shooting almost 60% of it.