Novel: "Big Jane". Paris: Editions Gallimard, 2001. ISBN 2070417603
2 Biographical Movies
3 Print Biographies
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I'm not revisiting the past, like Francis Coppola, re-cutting
29 times. Why do you think Francis is re-cutting Apocalypse? He's dried up. I'm going forward; he's going backward.
There has been much confusion over Cimino's birthdate throughout the years. In December 1978 interviews for
The Deer Hunter
, he claimed to be 35 (he was apparently two months shy of his fortieth birthday), and his birth month was believed to be November. He has made similar claims in subsequent years...
Striking visual style: Painterly compositions, jittery tracking shots, and wide vista establishing shots that emphasize the earth/nature (Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974), The Deer Hunter (1978), Heaven's Gate (1980), Desperate Hours (1990), The Sunchaser (1996)).