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Michael Cimino

Michael Cimino
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 8272
  • BirthDate: 1939, 03 of February , New York City, New York, USA
  • Spouse: single
  • Zodiac sign: Aquarius
  • Facts of life

    Michael Ciminoborn on February 3, 1939 is an author,American film director, screenwriter and producer.Although he is renowned in between audience but he got attention and best known for his work in the movie “The Deer hunter”  which he directed, produced and co-write and later it become 1978 Award –winning film .Additionally For producing and writing 1980’s Financial Failure, and Heaven’s Gate .

    Michael Ciminolearned both architecture and dramatic arts; later he began shooting advertisements and documentaries and also wrote many scripts until becoming the producer, director and an actor. Clint Eastwood was the person who gave him the opportunity to direct the thriller movie “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” in 1974 which ran successfully. In 1987, he directed one more movie and got himself in trouble “The Siciliane” and a lot of critics accused him for portraying himself as a hero, with his own biography as the Italian criminal Salvatore Giuliano. The last movie he successfully directed was in 2007 “To Each His Own Cinema” (segment "No Translation Needed").

  • Awards: Won Oscar - 1979 for "Best Director for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Won Marquee - 1980 for "Best Director for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1980 for "Best Direction for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Won Blue Ribbon Award - 1980 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1996 for "for:The Sunchaser - Die Suche nach dem heiligen Berg (1996)."
    Nominated Palme d'Or - 1981 for "for:Heaven's Gate (1980)."
    Nominated César - 1986 for "Best Foreign Film (Meilleur film étranger) for:Year of the Dragon (1985)."
    Won DGA Award - 1979 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:The Deer Hunter (1978). Shared with: Claude Binyon Jr. (unit production manager) (plaque) Charles Okun (assistant director) (plaque) Michael Grillo (assistant director) (plaque)"
    Won Golden Globe - 1979 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Won Hochi Film Award - 1979 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Won Readers' Choice Award - 1980 for "Best Foreign Language Film Director for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Won LAFCA Award - 1978 for "Best Director for:The Deer Hunter (1978)."
    Nominated Razzie Award - 1986 for "Worst Director for:Year of the Dragon (1985)."
    Won Razzie Award - 1982 for "Worst Director for:Heaven's Gate (1980)."
    Nominated Sant Jordi - 1987 for "Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera) for:Year of the Dragon (1985)."
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1979 for "Best Drama Written Directly for the Screen for:The Deer Hunter (1978). Shared with: Deric Washburn Louis Garfinkle Quinn K. Redeker"
  • Position in top best awards winner: 860
  • Films with Michael Cimino: Il pianto della statua - 2007
    Year of the Dragon - 1985
    Heaven's Gate - 1980
    The Rose - 1979
    The Deer Hunter - 1978
    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot - 1974
    Magnum Force - 1973
    Silent Running - 1972
    To Each His Own Cinema - 2007
    The Sunchaser - 1996
    Desperate Hours - 1990
    The Sicilian - 1987
    Mid Ocean - 2012
    City of Life - 2009
    Finding Home - 2003
    The Big Brass Ring - 1999
    Platoon - 1986
    Realising 'The Deer Hunter': An Interview with Michael Cimino - 2003
    Mundo VIP - 1999
    Biography - 1994
    Kris Kristofferson: His Life and Work - 1993
    Cinema 3 - 1990
    Signature - 1982
    The 51st Annual Academy Awards - 1979
    The South Bank Show - 1979
    Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate - 2004
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Also born in February 1938-1942