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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 ...
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"