Los Angeles-film director Curtis Hanson died at the age of 71. Report this to the American media. His film L. A Confidential won an Oscar, but these other movies do you know him also to be:
Hanson had been around since the late seventies active in the world of film – he wrote the scenario for Silent ner and he directed Losin’ It with a then unknown Tom Cruise in the lead role. Nevertheless he broke not until the nineties really by in Hollywood.
The River Wild
In 1992 Hansons movie The Hand that Rocks the Cradle him put on the map, which he for his next project, the adventure film The River Wild, could rely on a star cast of Meryl Streep,Kevin BaconenJohn C. Reilly. The film tells the story of a family who goes rafting, but the gezinsuitstap is disturbed by two criminals who in the wilderness around their raftparcours hiding.
L. A. Confidential
L. A. Confidential, based on a novel by James Ellroy, was Hansons biggest success story, and not only because the director was supported by the acting talents of Kevin Spacey, Russel Crowe, Kim Bassinger and Guy Pearce. The film, about corruption and drug trafficking among police officers of the LAPD in 1953, gave Hanson an Oscar for Best Adaptive Screenplay. In that year, philippines also blockbusters like Titanic and Good Will Hunting on the genomineerdenlijst.
Hanson, meanwhile, was an established value, and so was his next film, Wonder Boys, in the prices. This dramedy with Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire, Robert Downey Jr.,Frances McDormand and Katie Holmes was accompanied by the song Things Have Changed by Bob Dylan, which was awarded with a Golden Globe and an Oscar.
This semi-biography based on the life of Eminem (B-Rabbit) could actually count on the rapper in the lead role, along with Kim Bassinger and Brittany Murphy. Hanson took the reins for his own account, his reputation is also insured for the next generation.
Too Big To Fail
The HBO tv film, that has its origin in the bestseller Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System–and Themselves of Aaron Sorkin, gave Hanson an Emmy nomination.