Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award.
Another 25 wins & 16 nominations.
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[on his filmmaking style] American critics always complain about the blandness of mainstream movies, but when you do something more ambiguous and ironic, they are pissed off too. I like putting certain aspects of American society under the magnifying glass and showing them for what they are.
Was offered the chance to direct The Unbearable Lightness of Being
(1988), but did not accept, as he was unsure how to handle the social and political aspects of the movie. He later commented that he liked Philip Kaufman
's version of the movie, but felt no regrets over passing on the project.