Quicklinks
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
Filmographies
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
Biographical
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb



2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2003 | 1997 | 1991

2 items from 2013


Luis Mandoki to Direct Vietman War Drama ‘Don Dawson’ (Exclusive)

29 August 2013 1:44 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mexican director Luis Mandoki has boarded Vietnam War indie drama “The Don Dawson Story” with plans to start lensing early next year.

Laura Brownson of Dandelion Films is producing with Anthony Mastromauro of Identity Films. Stephanie Striegel of Identity is co-producing.

Story is triggered by the 1964 disappearance of U.S. Army pilot Daniel Dawson’s L-19 surveillance plane in the Vietnam jungles. Three weeks later, his younger brother Don left his job, family and friends, emptied his bank account and traveled to Vietnam to find his brother.

Don Dawson spent the next eight months in Vietnam, including four as a Pow, but wasn’t able to locate his brother.

Richard Friedenberg (“A River Runs Through It”) has penned the script.

Mandoki’s directing credits include “Amazing Grace,” “Message in a Bottle” and “When a Man Loves a Woman.”He directed last year’s Mexico-set drama “La Vida Precoz y Breve de Sabina Rivas. »

- Dave McNary

Permalink | Report a problem


TV Review: ‘Ring of Fire’

23 May 2013 7:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

For those who didn’t find “Walk the Line” a sufficient exploration of the Johnny Cash-June Carter made-in-country-heaven romance, Lifetime putties in the gaps with “Ring of Fire,” a handsome-looking TV movie that hits the relationship’s high notes without really carrying a tune. Jewel stars (and does her own singing, admirably) as June, but the source material — a biography written by the country star’s son, John Carter Cash — constrains the movie’s focus largely to mom telling drug-abusing dad, “I won’t watch you die.” Nevertheless, sibling History scored with “Hatfields & McCoys” over Memorial Day 2012, and “Fire” should ignite its own lesser spark.

Directed by Allison Anders and adapted by Richard Friedenberg, “Ring of Fire” opens with June’s childhood stardom as part of a singing family led by her uncle (X’s John Doe) and mom (Frances Conroy). She’s already moved on to a »

- Brian Lowry

Permalink | Report a problem


2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2003 | 1997 | 1991

2 items from 2013


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners