Won 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 11 nominations.
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"Big Jane". Paris: Editions Gallimard, 2001. ISBN 2070417603
2 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
4 Interviews |
2 Articles |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
When asked by "People" magazine, Nov. 11, 1996 issue, how the disaster of Heaven's Gate
(1980) affected his life: "It was really a great trauma, as everyone knows. Since then, I've been unable to make any movie that I've wanted to make. I've been making the best of what is available."
[Poetic Realism] His films are all stylized yet realistic, they have fatalistic views of life, and the overall tone is a mix of nostalgia and bitterness. All of these traits fit within the definition of the poetic realism film movement in France of the 1930s and through the war years, which probably accounts for a lot of Cimino's popularity in France.