Michael Figgis

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Born: Feb 28, 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Film Director


1948 - Born in Carlisle, England on the 28th of February.

1988 - He made his feature film debut with the low budget Stormy Monday.

1990 - He initially made a splash in America in the with the gritty thriller Internal Affairs that helped to revive the career of Richard Gere.

1995 - Directed movies "Leaving Las Vegas".

1997 - Directed movies "One Night Stand".

2000- Wrote and directed movie "Time Code".

2005 - Figgis has a well-documented love-hate relationship with the Hollywood system which leads him to often be an outspoken critic of the system while also despairing the lack of a better alternative, in his mind, at the moment; at an appearance at Camerimage.

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