Co-author (with Peter Wright) of "Spycatcher" (1987)
6' (1.83 m)
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By the time I'd done Bloody Sunday I felt I reached the end of a chapter. I could feel it. I wanted to try something new, something different. Then, to my amazement, Bloody Sunday won lots of theatrical prizes, the audience award
at Sundance, and then, to my even greater amazement, I had the opportunity to make a film in Hollywood...
Was set to direct the doomed movie adaptation of the comic book mini-series, The Watchmen, after previous directors Terry Gilliam back in the 80's, Darren Aronofsky, and briefly David Hayter, all left the project.
Usage of the handheld camera to provoke realism