A student of London's International Film School, Michael Mann began his career in the late 70s, writing for TV shows like Starsky and Hutch
(1975). He directed his first film, the award-winning prison drama The Jericho Mile
(1979), in 1979. He followed that in 1981 with his first theatrical release, Thief
(1981) starring James Caan
as a ...
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