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Monte Hellman


Monte Hellman was born on July 12, 1932, in New York City, where his parents were visiting, but he grew up in Los Angeles. He studied drama at Stanford University--on an NBC scholarship--and film at UCLA. After a few years directing in summer theater, Hellman hooked up with legendary "B" movie producer Roger Corman in the late 1950s. Corman helped ... See full bio »

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Known For

Two-Lane Blacktop
(1971)
The Shooting
The Shooting Director
(1966)
Ride in the Whirlwind
(1966)
Iguana
Iguana Director
(1988)

Filmography

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 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) (segment ": "Vive L'Amour")
 2010/I Road to Nowhere
 2006 Trapped Ashes (segment "Stanley's Girlfriend")
 2006 Stanley's Girlfriend (Short)
 1988 Iguana
 1979 Avalanche Express (uncredited)
 1974 Cockfighter
 1974 Shatter (uncredited)
 1966 The Shooting
 1964 Cordillera
 1963 The Terror (few days director - uncredited)
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M. Hellman
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I like to work on a film where it's continually opening up its secrets to me. I think any work of art, not just a film, is a mystery. I think it was Jean Cocteau who said it should reveal its secrets slowly. See more »

Trivia:

Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 418-422. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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Cancer

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