Born On This Day – February 5, 1943

Michael Mann“Could I have worked under a system where there were Draconian controls on my creativity, meaning budget, time, script choices, etc.? Definitely not. I would have fared poorly under the old studio system that guys like Howard Hawks did so well in. I cannot just make a film and walk away from it. I need that creative intimacy and, quite frankly, the control to execute my visions, on all my projects.” –Michael Mann

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About Michael J

I watch movies, write about movies, think about movies, and cook.
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