"Oliver Stone: Interviews (Conversations With Filmmakers Series)" (edited by Charles L. P. Silet)
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
24 Interviews |
29 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Oliver W. Stone
6' (1.83 m)
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[on Alan Parker
] Yes, I did say Alan Parker has no sense of humor, and this comment will haunt me for the rest of my days. But he doesn't, does he? Have I missed something?
Known for the political content of his films, Stone was a member of the Class of 1968 at Yale University along with US President Bill Clinton
administration adviser Strobe Talbot and future President George W. Bush
was also there at the same time as Stone, though he was several classes ahead of '68). Stone left Yale after only one year (he failed all his second-semester freshman ...
The issues of family and fatherhood are frequently featured in his films. In JFK
(1991), D.A. Jim Garrison must juggle fatherhood with his job. In Alexander
(2004), Alexander is torn between his parents. In Natural Born Killers
(1994), both the main characters were abused by their fathers. In Platoon
(1986) and Born on the Fourth of July
(1989), the two main characters cite that they went to ...