Paul Thomas Anderson( Paul Thomas Anderson)
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Biography Paul Thomas Anderson
Date of birth: 01.01.1970
Paul Thomas Anderson was born January 1, 1970, Mr.. in the Los Angeles suburb of Studio City. To him, more than anyone else, fits the definition of "jumped". A triumphant success in the 27 years of experience not many. "Boogie Nights" (1997) - a modern epic about the heyday of the pornography business has received three nominations at the Oscars and countless awards and nominations, the rank below.
. Paul's father, Ernie Anderson, a local Cleveland celebrity, actor-phrase-books, arranged under the name Gulardi black-humor show
. It so happened that the place of birth of Anderson, Jr. - always sunny Center of Southern California - and it was the place where in the second half of the 70-ies. full flower bloomed porn industry. Paul Thomas praised all of its charm is in the earliest years.
From the sixth grade he was expelled for bad behavior. However, the lack of a classical education did not stop him mention majority of amateur-hour tape "History of Dirk Digglera" (1988). The debut was dedicated to the legendary porn actor, later embodied by Mark Wahlberg in "Boogie Nights".
. After a brief specialization in English in college Emersonskom and more short-term training at New York University Film School, Anderson became an assistant producer on various television movies and games in Los Angeles and New York
. In 1992. He made a short film "Coffee and Cigarettes" (not to be confused with "Coffee and Cigarettes Jim Jarmusch!), consisting of five dining sketches. The picture shown at the Sundance festival in 1993. Buoyed by his early success, Anderson made his debut in feature film crime thriller "Steep Eight" (1996). Stylish drama, heroes of which were gamblers and whores (one of them, Clementine, played by Gwyneth Paltrow), was shown at the Cannes International Film Festival and received an award the organization of the Boston Film Critics. Since the film began co-director with John C Reilly, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, who became his regular actors. His star-mascot Anderson calls Julianne Moore. Idol of Paul Thomas became an actress after a Robert Altman film "Short installation". Continue the work of the classic Anderson called Moore a "Boogie Nights", the actress was nominated for an Oscar for supporting actress. It is true - fuck her heroine, the porn star Amber Ueyvs with Dirk Digglerom - exactly what does not allow to doubt the greatness of the porn era of 70-ies.
. The duration of "nights ..." were 152 min; Anderson did not listen to the reproaches of loose material, in that he can not clearly tell the story
. His next film "Magnolia", was awarded the Golden Bear's 50 th Berlin International Film Festival in 2000. and three nominations at the Oscars, lasts 3 h 08 min. The question "whether he could be shorter," the director replied that he could only be longer. "I am sure that happened, even the chamber too ... A three-hour tape has the right to exist as a special genre! "Magnolia - the name of the street in the San Fernando Valley, where the childhood home of Anderson. For him, this place has become a whole mini-universe, which reflected the era of new millennium.
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. 1988 - "History of Dirk Digglera" (The Dirk Diggler Story)
. 1993 - "Coffee and Cigarettes" (Cigarettes and Coffee)
. 1996 - "Steep Eight" (Hard Eight)
. 1997 - "Boogie Nights" (Boogie Nights)
. 1999 - "Magnolia" (Magnolia)