Theater-in-America & Great Performances, PBS- WNET-13. (1974-1978) (producer/director)
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(On Luc Besson's Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The (1999)) "When a film is founded on a lie, and a perverse one at that, nothing that follows can be trusted. In the case of "The Messenger," a true story of love and sacrifice, of dedication and faith, is cinematically morphed to a false one of hatred, bitterness, fury and revenge. Calling attention to one's own outrageousness as a filmmaker...
Following the release of "Gods and Generals" in theaters in February, 2003 and the anticipated release of same on DVD on July 15, 2003, Mr.Maxwell is now in pre-production on "Joan of Arc: Virgin Warrior" and looking forward to - in the future - completing the Civil War trilogy which began with "Gettysburg."
Notable for very lengthy production periods. (Much like Stanley Kubrick)