"A Child's Night Dream"
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
24 Interviews |
29 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Oliver W. Stone
6' (1.83 m)
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I don't feel particularly old, but I feel it in the morning when I wake up. Film is exhausting to make, it's a very tiring process physically.
Credits his tour of duty in Vietnam for turning him toward film instead of literature, which was his education. He found that cameras were much more practical to use in the jungle than books and paper, which got soaked.
The issues of family and fatherhood are frequently featured in his films. In JFK
(1991), D.A. Jim Garrison must juggle fatherhood with his job. In Alexander
(2004), Alexander is torn between his parents. In Natural Born Killers
(1994), both the main characters were abused by their fathers. In Platoon
(1986) and Born on the Fourth of July
(1989), the two main characters cite that they went to ...