48 wins & 29 nominations.
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Directed music video for Bob Dylan:
"Things Have Changed" (2000)
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Edward Collins | Curtis Lee Hanson
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I like the movie to be about the movie and to allow people to think about the movie the way I always thought about movies I watched and admired. I'm old enough that I grew up before there was so much talk by directors and about directors. It was left more to the viewer. The thought of my voice running along while people are watching the movie silently, that doesn't appeal to me. When they're ...
He dropped out of high school to work as a photographer, writer and editor for the film magazine "Cinema", which was owned by his uncle "It was, in a sense, my film school," Hanson reported in a 2002 interview with the Guardian. He began screenwriting and directing in the early 1970s, but didn't see serious success until he directed The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
(1992). That film, which starred
Characters in his films often reference or are seen watching movies from the Golden Age of cinema.