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"Big Jane". Paris: Editions Gallimard, 2001. ISBN 2070417603
3 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
4 Interviews |
5 Articles |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Nobody lives without making mistakes. I never second-guess myself. You can't look back. I don't believe in defeat. Everybody has bumps, but as Count Basie said, "It's not how you handle the hills, it's how you handle the valleys."
In 1981, he was hired by CBS to direct "Live on Tape," a film about camera crews. but after Heaven's Gate
(1980) crashed and burned at the box office, CBS changed their minds; the movie remains unmade to this day.
Controversial subject matter (the Russian Roulette games set up by the Vietnamese in The Deer Hunter
(1978), the negative stereotyping of the Chinese in Year of the Dragon
(1985), the heroic portrayal of Italian criminal Salvatore Giuliano in The Sicilian