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Barry Sonnenfeld


Barry Sonnenfeld was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from New York University of Film School in 1978. After refining his craft on several hard-core pornographic films, he started work as director of photography on the Oscar-nominated In Our Water (1982). Then Joel Coen and Ethan Coen hired him for Blood Simple. (1984). This film ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2004 The Ladykillers (producer)
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 2000 The Crew (producer)
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 1995 Get Shorty (executive producer)
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[on what he took away from each "Men in Black" film] - The first one was unique because it was the first one in the series and we got to create this world. What we realized in the second movie is that we thought the first movie was a comedy, and we realized that it was funny, but not a comedy. And the second one was too, "funny" or "joke-y," and we were trying for comic-beats as apposed to ... See more »

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Was at one time attached to direct The Heartbreak Kid (2007). See more »

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Often shoots from below eye-level for comic effect See more »

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