Directed a Martini vermouth ad for the European market (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and Spain) starring George Clooney
, Jaime King
and Leonor Varela
. Title: El Toro. Client: Bacardi Global Brands. Agency: McCann Erickson. Production company: @radical.media. Production designer: Tom Foden
. Music: Silas Hite
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
8 Interviews |
7 Articles |
Robert Rodriguez 'My Brother' | Robert Rodriguez and Band | Mi Hermano Robert R. | Roberto Rodriguez | Robert Rodríguez
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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I didn't want Frank [Miller, creator of the comic "Sin City" and co-writer on the film] to be treated just as a writer because he is the only one who has actually been to 'Sin City'. I am making such a literal interpretation of his book that I'd have felt weird taking directing credit without him. It was easier for me to quietly resign because otherwise I'd have been force to make compromises I ...
Turned down the chance to direct Kevin Smith
's script for "Superman Lives" (which as of 2004 is not being made in to a feature film, having been replaced with another script). Kevin Smith
also pursued Rodriguez to helm his controversial religious satire Dogma
(1999). Rodriguez turned it down, insisting that the project was so personal that Smith ought to do it himself.
His adult-oriented movies always feature a fictional brand of beer called "Cerveza Chango". Chango is the Orisha (a deity as in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria - an amalgam of African tradition and Catholocism) of fire, lightning and dance. Chango is renowned for the way he avenges crimes against the innocent, a recurring theme in Rodriguez-movies in which the fictional beer appears.