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Phil Joanou


Phil Joanou was born on November 20, 1961 in La Cañada, California, USA. He is known for his work on Gridiron Gang (2006), Final Analysis (1992) and U2: Rattle and Hum (1988). See full bio »

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 2016 The Veil (completed)
 2015 Chris Tucker Live (TV Movie)
 2006 Gridiron Gang
 2003 Naked Hotel (TV Movie)
 2002 U2: The Best of 1980-1990 (Video documentary) (videos "Bad", "When Love Comes To Town", "One Tree Hill")
 2002 U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (Video documentary) (videos "If God Will Send His Angels", "One")
 1999/I Entropy
 1998 14 Up in America (TV Movie)
 1993-1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Tomorrow I Die (1995) ... (prologue)
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1991 Age 7 in America (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 U2: Rattle and Hum (Documentary)
 1985-1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Doll (1986)
- Santa '85 (1985)
 1984 Last Chance Dance (Short)
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Directed U2 and B.B. King's video for "When Love Comes to Town" See more »

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[on pre-planning the visual style of a film] For me to have a visual point of view, it has to be worked out ahead of time because you shoot totally out of order. If you're shooting page 100 on day three, who's to say what's going to come before that in the movie if you're making it up as you go? On every movie I've ever made, I list every single shot before I get to the set. I have this document,... See more »

Trivia:

As "Final Analysis" and "Heaven's Prisoners" proved to be critical and financial disappointments, Spielberg and Bono of U2 (separately) encouraged Joanou to "write something personal" and "from the heart", resulting in the extensively autobiographical "Entropy". Virtually every detail is based on the director's real life: just as portrayed in the film, the director had a lengthy relationship with... See more »

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