Won 2 Oscars.
Another 11 wins & 11 nominations.
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"Big Jane". Paris: Editions Gallimard, 2001. ISBN 2070417603
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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Cimino adapted the Andre Malraux novel "Man's Fate" and to be soot in Shanghai with Johnny Depp, Daniel Day-Lewis, John Malkovich, Uma Thurman, and Alain Delon. Years earlier Fred Zinneman had done pre-producton work and had gone through considerable rehearsal with his cast when the plug was pulled by MGM just prior to the beginning of principle photography.
[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.