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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:

Novel (with Marlon Brando): "Fan-Tan". New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. ISBN 1400044715

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

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Franklin Brauner
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One of the reasons I think Warners hated the film [Performance (1970)] so much is because it forces an audience to consider the construction of their own fragmented selves, the various aspects of sexuality, which is something people never question. See more »

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Art prodigy as a child, trained at the Royal Academy School of Art, became a celebrated portrait painter in London in the 1950s. See more »

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