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Phil Joanou


Phil Joanou was born on November 20, 1961 in La Cañada, California, USA. He is a director and assistant director, known for State of Grace (1990), U2: Rattle and Hum (1988) and Three O'Clock High (1987). See full bio »

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Known For

State of Grace Director
(1990)
(1988)
(1987)
Final Analysis Director
(1992)

Filmography

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 2016/I The Veil
 2015 Chris Tucker Live (TV Special documentary)
 2006 U2: 18 Videos (Video) (music video director)
 2006 Gridiron Gang
 2005 U2: All Because of You (Video short)
 2003 Naked Hotel (TV Movie)
 2002 U2: The Best of 1990-2000 (Video documentary) (videos "If God Will Send His Angels", "One")
 1999 U2: The Best of 1980-1990 (Video documentary) (videos "Bad", "When Love Comes To Town", "One Tree Hill")
 1999/I Entropy
 1998 14 Up in America (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 U2: If God Will Send His Angels (Video short)
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 Wild Palms (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1992 Bon Jovi: Keep the Faith (Video short)
 1992 U2: One, Version 3 (Video short)
 1991 Age 7 in America (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 U2: Rattle and Hum (Documentary)
 1985-1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Doll (1986)
- Santa '85 (1985)
 1984 Last Chance Dance (Short)
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: Directed music video for U2, "All Because of You". See more »

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[on Entropy (1999)] The film dramatizes various events that I have experienced, and nothing that happens in the movie is exactly how it happened to me. It's all been reworked and manipulated for the sake of entertainment. [What happens to Jake in the film] is slightly more interesting than the long drawn out process that my life actually took. See more »

Trivia:

Attended the University of Southern California (USC) Film School in the 1980s. The day after Joanou's student film Last Chance Dance (1984) was shown at the annual USC Film School screening - where student films are screened for industry professionals - Steven Spielberg phoned Joanou at home, asking if he'd like to direct an episode of "Amazing Stories." Joanou's reply was yes and he ended up ... See more »

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