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David Mamet

 

Director / Screenwriter
1947 - 
Born November 30, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Key Genres: Drama, Crime, Comedy  TSPDT Rating: 7
Key Collaborators: Barbara Tulliver (Editor), Ricky Jay (Character Player), Rebecca Pidgeon (Leading Character Player), William H. Macy (Character Player), Alaric Jans (Composer), Joe Mantegna (Leading Player), Michael Hausman (Producer), Juan Ruiz-Anchia (Cinematographer), Willo Hausman (Character Player), Michael Merritt (Production Designer)
Highly Recommended: Homicide (1991), The Spanish Prisoner (1997)
Recommended: House of Games (1987), The Winslow Boy (1998), State and Main (2000)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ TCMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Wikipedia ] [ Salon Interview ] [ Another Mamet Page ] [ Guardian Article Written by David Mamet ] [ The David Mamet Society ] [ Interview: The Spanish Prisoner ] [ Guardian Article #2 Written by David Mamet ] [ Filmmakers Biography ] [ Village Voice Article by Mamet (2008) ]
Books: [ Three Uses of the Knife: On the Nature of Drama ] [ True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor ] [ Bambi vs. Godzilla: On the Nature, Purpose, and Practice of the Movie Business ] [ Weasels and Wisemen: Ethics and Ethnicity in the work of David Mamet ] [ On Directing Film ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]
 
 

 

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