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Andrew M. Niccol
Did You Know?
"My biggest mistake, going back to The Truman Show
(1998), was that I wrote my most expensive film, first. And you just shouldn't do that. I remember talking to the studio head at the time and she said, "There's no way for a first film that we'll give you a budget of $80 million. But we would give you $20 million". So I went off and wrote Gattaca
(1997) and made sure it was $20 million. So they ...
Directed television commercials for over 10 years prior to his directing debut Gattaca
The plot of his films often revolve around artificial reality, such as gene manipulation in Gattaca
(1997), the life of "Truman" in The Truman Show
(1998), the computer-generated actress in S1m0ne
(2002), the nature of aging in "In Time" and the MO of the antagonists of "The Host"