Has released two albums of his music
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Gus Van Sant Jr.
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I'm really going in a weird I-don't-know-where direction. I prefer it to anything like what standardised filmmaking has become.
In 1992 received the American Civil Liberties Union(ACLU) of Oregon's Freedom of Expression Award, which recognizes courage or creative vision in upholding free expression, particularly in the arts, for his films that have, " let us see inside the lives of individuals we don't often get a glimpse at."
His end credits are often run over film footage (i.e. home movies in 'Drugstore Cowboy', ice skating in 'To Die For', an incoming storm in 'Elephant') instead of the usual solid black. A notable exception is 'My Own Private Idaho'.