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(opening Taxi scene, uncredited)
Directed music video for Bob Dylan:
"Things Have Changed" (2000)
5 Interviews |
1 Article |
Edward Collins | Curtis Lee Hanson
6' 1" (1.85 m)
June Curtis, Beverly
| Hanson, Wilbur Hale
Did You Know?
For me, all good stories are about awareness. Self-awareness and lack of it, of how you get there and how you might fail to get there. Even Don Siegel
's Invasion of the Body Snatchers
(1956) is about that to a degree. People discover who they are and what they're all about by meeting their doppelgängers. I have deliberately tried to mix it up in my movies, because I enjoy visiting different ...
He dropped out of high school to work as a photographer, writer and editor for the film magazine "Cinema", which was owned by his uncle "It was, in a sense, my film school," Hanson reported in a 2002 interview with the Guardian. He began screenwriting and directing in the early 1970s, but didn't see serious success until he directed The Hand that Rocks the Cradle
(1992). That film, which starred
Characters in his films often reference or are seen watching movies from the Golden Age of cinema.