2 Biographical Movies
6 Print Biographies
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on James Dean] I had realized that, for a successful collaboration, he needed a special kind of climate. He needed reassurance, tolerance, understanding.
Of his own films, his personal favorite was
Rebel Without a Cause
, which is also easily his most commercially successful film. Ray was also proud of his work on
They Live by Night
, and the fact that he had been able to "wing it" on
The Lusty Men
. He admitted that
In a Lonely Place
was "a very personal film".
Often contrasts frustrating city life with nature, which usually brings inner peace to his protagonists