(p. 03. 08. 1950), American film director, screenwriter, actor.
Work in film began as a teenager in the department of film-letters 'XX Century-Fox'. Then he was in Europe filming a stunt for spaghetti westerns. Upon his return to Hollywood for 60 thousand dollars, employed parents and friends, took mock horror film 'rubbish' (1971, released in 1973).
. 'Kentucky kinosolyanka' (1977) - film adaptation of the popular theater rozygryshnogo show, brought Landis
first financial success, have become even stronger after the release of a year 'menagerie-style' National pamphlet '
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+пЁя-п¦яL baby boomers 'baby boom', . spontaneous Hollywood postmodernist, . busily anatomiruet widely known kinofabuly - 'The Adventures of roving musicians' ( 'Blues Brothers', . 1980), . horror movie ( 'An American Werewolf in London', . 1981; video 'Thriller', . 1983), . comedy of manners ( 'Trading Places', . 1983), . bondianu ( 'Spies like us', . 1985), . Westerns ( "The Three Amigos!", . 1986),
. Postmodern elements of his game works very well visible in the film 'Night' (1985), in which the director reinvents and spins the subgenre 'thriller about the kidnapping of diamonds'. Given that this film is based on a familiar formula 'yuppies in danger'. Cash comedy 'arrival in America' (1988) with Eddie Murphy in the title role showed that with age Landis
began to lose traction to the experiment. But since the commercial success changed the director, as a result he is forced to take up shooting continuations of others ( 'Beverly Hills Cop III', 1994) and his films ( 'The Blues Brothers 2000', 1997).