Directed Wang Chung
's video, "To Live and Die in L.A.".
1 Print Biography |
5 Interviews |
6 Articles |
6' (1.83 m)
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(1980)] It's just a murder mystery, with the gay leather scene as a backdrop. On another level it's about identity: do any of us really know who it is sitting next to us, or looking back at us in the mirror? But the vitriol that the film was greeted with still confounds me.
The night he won his Academy Award for directing The French Connection
(1971), he was riding with his manager when their Rolls-Royce broke down several miles from the ceremony. They had to hitch a ride from a driver at a gas station in order to arrive in time.
Frequently uses a hand-held camera in action sequences