(1987) Directed New Order
video "Touched by the Hand of God", with Bill Paxton
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5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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I always want to make films. I think of it as a great opportunity to comment on the world in which we live. Perhaps just because I just came off
The Hurt Locker
and I'm thinking of the war and I think it's a deplorable situation. It's a great medium in which to speak about that. This is a war that cannot be won...
Was the fourth woman to be nominated for the Directing Academy Award. The other three were: Lina Wertmüller
, Jane Campion
and Sofia Coppola
. Bigelow ended up becoming the first woman to win the award.
Frequently uses slow motion, particularly in action scenes.