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Phil Joanou


Phil Joanou was born on November 20, 1961 in La Cañada, California, USA. He is a director and assistant director, known for State of Grace (1990), U2: Rattle and Hum (1988) and Three O'Clock High (1987). See full bio »

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Known For

State of Grace
State of Grace Director
(1990)
U2: Rattle and Hum
(1988)
Three O'Clock High
(1987)
Final Analysis
Final Analysis Director
(1992)

Filmography

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 2016/I The Veil
 2015 Chris Tucker Live (TV Special documentary)
 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 documentary)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (1 episode)
 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 Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey's video "When You Believe" See more »

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Personal Quote:

Well, State of Grace (1990)...I'm sure you know the history of it, but when the movie came out in 1990, it was a total flop. I think it was only out two weekends total; it came out in about a hundred theaters, grossed less than four million dollars, and just came and went. I spent two years on it and it just vanished like it had never happened. It was almost like if a tree falls in the forest, ... See more »

Trivia:

First film credit while still a high school student as 'special visual consultant' on Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) under supervision of Star Wars effects innovator John Dykstra. See more »

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Scorpio

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