42 wins & 51 nominations.
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He and Ruth Maleczech directed Vasily Grossman's play, "Life and Fate," in a Spring Festival production at the American Repertory Theatre production in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Robert Brustein was artistic director.
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Wiseman, Jacob Leo
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I like to think that I approach each subject with an open mind, because for me, there's no reason to make a film if I already have a thesis. I don't like to make thesis-oriented films. In one sense, the final film is a report on what I've learned as a consequence of making the film.
Has received the Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement from the Venice Film Festival, a Gugenheim and a MacArthur Fellowship.
The absence of narration, interviews, background music and other similar documentary elements