12 wins & 12 nominations.
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"Big Jane". Paris: Editions Gallimard, 2001. ISBN 2070417603
3 Biographical Movies |
3 Print Biographies |
4 Interviews |
5 Articles |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I'm a frustrated would-be architect, who stumbled into the would-be business of making movies. 
Cimino worked on two films with the short story writer Raymond Carver
. The first was Purple Lake, a contemporary Western about "juvenile delinquents who return to society after serving time in prison. The other was a biography of Fyodor Dostoevsky
. Backed by Carlo Ponti
, Carver took over from an uncredited Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
. Heavily researched, and taking Dostoyevsky's near execution as its ...
[Poetic Realism] His films are all stylized yet realistic, they have fatalistic views of life, and the overall tone is a mix of nostalgia and bitterness. All of these traits fit within the definition of the poetic realism film movement in France of the 1930s and through the war years, which probably accounts for a lot of Cimino's popularity in France.