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Donald Cammell (1934–1996)

British director Donald Cammell, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1934, came from a wealthy shipbuilding family. He began his career as a painter and by the mid-'60s was celebrated among the "Swinging London" crowd. He made his foray into the film industry when he wrote the script for The Touchables (1968), a painfully pretentious--and, seen today,... See full bio »

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 2002 U2: The Best of 1980-1990 (Video documentary) (video "Pride")
 1999 The Argument (Short)
 1995 Wild Side (as Franklin Brauner)
 1993 U2: Love Is Blindness (Video documentary short)
 1984 U2: Unforgettable Fire (Documentary short) (video "Pride")
 1977 Demon Seed
 1970 Performance
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Other Works:

Music video for the band The Hooters "All You Zombies" - Director See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

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Franklin Brauner
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[about White of the Eye (1987)] I painted it as best I can, and if art is to be involved at all, you hope that some kind of energy or sincerity will result in some kind of revelation. See more »

Trivia:

According to his wife China Kong, after shooting himself "he lived for forty-five minutes, in a state of clarity and ecstasy that was, for me, unimaginable. He spoke nearly continuously, recounting people, places, and plans. Finally, the room seemed to fill with light, and he died". See more »

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