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Hal Hartley


Hal Hartley is an American filmmaker, writer, director, producer, and composer who has made twelve feature films since 1988. Popularly associated with the American independent filmmaking scene of the early nineties, he went on to write and direct such films as No Such Thing (2001) for United Artists and Fay Grim (2006) for HD Net Films. Hartley ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2014 Ned Rifle
 2014 My America
 2014 La Commedia
 2012 My America (TV Series) (50 episodes)
- Annette (2012)
- Current Events (2012)
 2011/III Meanwhile
 2010 A/Muse (Video short)
 2010 Accomplice (Video short)
 2010 Adventure (Video documentary short)
 2010 Implied Harmonies (Video documentary short)
 2010 The Apologies (Video short)
 2006 Fay Grim
 2004 The Sisters of Mercy (Video short)
 2001 Kimono (Short)
 2001 No Such Thing
 2000 The New Math(s) (Short)
 1997 The Other Also (Short)
 1997 Henry Fool
 1995 Flirt
 1994 NYC 3/94 (Short)
 1994 Opera No. 1 (Short)
 1994 Amateur
 1994 Iris (Video short)
 1993 Flirt (Short)
 1992 Simple Men
 1991/II Ambition (Short)
 1991 Theory of Achievement (Short)
 1990 Trust
 1988 Dogs (Short)
 1984 Kid (Short)
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Other Works:

Music video for Yo La Tengo's song "From A Motel 6" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ned Rifle

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

My writing and filmmaking provided a platform for a group of us to begin our careers. We all would have begun our careers anyway, but we might not have had as much fun. See more »

Trivia:

Studied film at State University of New York at Purchase, where he met Robert John Burke who later starred in The Unbelievable Truth (1989). See more »

Trademark:

The comedy and drama of Hartley's films often revolves around men and women who come into conflict with societal norms. He is famous for a characteristic style which includes unconventional cinematic language, un-naturalistic dialogue, and deliberate movement. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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