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Mark Romanek


Mark Romanek was born on September 18, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a director, known for One Hour Photo (2002), Never Let Me Go (2010) and Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (1997). He is married to Brigette Romanek. See full bio »
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  The Lost Symbol (rumored) (announced)
 2015 The Whispers (TV Series) (filming)
 2013 Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Rain", "Bedtime Story")
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary)
 2004 From Janet. To Damita Jo: The Videos (Video documentary) (video "Got 'Til It's Gone")
 2004 Corporate Ghost (Video)
 2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video documentary) (video "El Scorcho")
 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Videos (Video documentary) (video "Can't Stop")
 2002 Best of Bowie (Video documentary) (videos "Jump They Say", "Black Tie White Noise")
 2000 Morrissey: ¡Oye Esteban! (Video) (video "The More you Ignore me, the Closer I Get")
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (videos "Rain", "Bedtime Story")
 1997 Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (Video documentary) (video "Scream")
 1997 Closure (Video documentary) (segments "Closer", "The Perfect Drug")
 1995 R.E.M. Parallel (Video) (video "Strange Currencies")
 1993 Madonna: Rain (Video short)
 1991 MTV's 10th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
 1987 The The: Infected (Video)
 1985 Static
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Music video: Directed the science-fiction themed video for Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson's "Scream", winner of the 1996 Grammy for Best Music Video, and to date, still the most expensive music video ever produced. See more »

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... I do believe that there are auteurs, in the sense that there are filmmakers with very strong voices and their voices are communicated on to the screen without a lot of compromise. When you look at a Kubrick or a Scorsese or a Jean Luc Goddard film, it is obvious that they are the auteur of that language and tone.

However, I think those guys would have to admit that it is a massively ... See more »

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Graduated from Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College with a degree in Cinema and Photography See more »

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Strongly emulates Stanley Kubrick's style in filming

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Virgo

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