Michael Winterbottom


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Michael took an English degree at Oxford then trained in film at Bristol and London breaking into television via the cutting room at Thames Television. He made his directorial debut with two documentaries on Ingmar Bergman His production of Love Lies Bleeding won the Silver Award at the 1993 New York Television Festival and the 4 part serial '... See full bio »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 26 wins & 59 nominations. See more awards »

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A Mighty Heart Director
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 2022 This Sceptred Isle (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2022)
 2022 Eleven Days in May (Documentary)
 2021/IV Isolation (Documentary) (segment ": "isolation")
 2010-2020 The Trip (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- Athens to Hydra (2020)
- Pelion to Athens (2020)
- Kavala to Pelion (2020)
 2019/I Greed
 2016/II On the Road
 2015 The Emperor's New Clothes (Documentary)
 2012/I Everyday
 2011 Trishna
 2010/I The Trip
 2009 The Shock Doctrine (Documentary)
 2004 9 Songs
 2003 Code 46
 2002 In This World
 2000 The Claim
 1999 Wonderland
 1998/I I Want You
 1996 Jude
 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1995 Go Now (TV Movie)
 1994 Family (TV Mini Series) (4 episodes)
- Paula (1994)
- Nicola (1994)
- John Paul (1994)
- Charlo (1994)
 1993 Cracker (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1993 Screenplay (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Death at the Bar (1993)
 1992 Under the Sun (TV Movie)
 1991 Boon (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cab Rank Cowboys (1991)
 1991 Time Riders (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1991)
- Episode #1.3 (1991)
- Episode #1.2 (1991)
- Episode #1.1 (1991)
 1991 Shrinks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1991)
 1990 Forget About Me (TV Movie)
 1989 Dramarama (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rosie the Great (1989)
 1988 Ingmar Bergman: The Magic Lantern (TV Movie documentary)
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Sabrina Broadbent  (divorced)  (2 children)
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[on 9 Songs (2004)] Cinema has been extremely conservative and prudish. I wanted to go to the opposite extreme and show the relationship only through sex. See more »

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Was approached to direct Good Will Hunting (1997) for $1.5 million but declined. See more »

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Films often deal with social and/or political concerns (Go Now (1995), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997), Wonderland (1999), In This World (2002)). See more »

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