Directed commercial "Lucky Star" for Mercedes-Benz, which took the form of a film trailer for a purported (but non-existent) thriller featuring Academy Award-winner Benicio Del Toro
in the lead.
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14 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
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[on influences] You're influenced by who you like. I like Stanley Kubrick
, I like Alain Resnais
immensely. I like Andrei Tarkovsky
, although there's very little in Tarkovsky I'd want to do myself. In fact I fell asleep through half of Solaris
(1972), but I still love it. And Stalker
(1979). He has a Russian, suffering nerve of pace that it's hard to relate to, but you can't help being impressed ...
In 1985, sued William Friedkin
for plagiarism, claiming that Friedkin stole the entire concept of Miami Vice
(1984) when he made the movie To Live and Die in L.A.
(1985) (which, ironically, starred William Petersen
, who later played Will Graham in Manhunter
(1986)). Mann lost the lawsuit. Despite this, the two directors are close friends nowadays. Friedkin even tease Mann in several interviews by...
Mann has re-edited every single one of his feature films for home video. With the exception of Warner Home Video's Region 2 release and the FoxNTSC laserdisc release of The Last of the Mohicans
(1992), none of his films are available on video or DVD in their theatrical versions. The alterations vary from using alternate takes and lines in Heat
(1995) and The Insider
(1999) to adding and deleting ...