Directed commercial "Lucky Star" for Mercedes-Benz, which took the form of a film trailer for a purported (but non-existent) thriller featuring Academy Award-winner Benicio Del Toro
in the lead.
2 Biographical Movies |
15 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
3 Articles |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on the theatrical experience] In the Thirties and Forties people saw a movie once or twice a week. Now people see moving pictures six hours a day. So what's the motivation to go to the cinema? It has to be to have a different order of experience. Otherwise stay home and watch the idiot box [TV]. Cinema has to be more experimental, it has to transport people away, it has to provide them with a ...
In 1985, sued William Friedkin
for plagiarism, claiming that Friedkin stole the entire concept of Miami Vice
(1984) when he made the movie To Live and Die in L.A.
(1985) (which, ironically, starred William Petersen
, who later played Will Graham in Manhunter
(1986)). Mann lost the lawsuit. Despite this, the two directors are close friends nowadays. Friedkin even tease Mann in several interviews by...
Uses dramatically colored lighting, especially the color blue.