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 |
1 Article |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
"They've been running Deer Hunter like crazy on Bravo. And here is the whole goddamned Congress singing 'God Bless America' on the steps of the US Capitol. I said, 'Holy shit, this is the ending of the movie.'" (on The Deer Hunter
(1978) in hindsight, post-9/11, London Independent on Sunday, July 2002)
In December 1981, he was signed to direct Footloose
(1984). Producer Daniel Melnick
warned him that if the film went ONE CENT over its budget of $7.5 million, Cimino would have to cover the expenses himself. The following month, just as the movie was about to begin shooting, he asked Melnick to let him rewrite the script for an additional $250 thousand...AND to delay the start date until Cimino ...