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Whit Stillman


Whit Stillman was born in 1952 and raised in Cornwall in upstate New York, the son of a impoverished débutante from Philadelphia and a Democratic politician from Washington D.C. Stillman graduated from Harvard in 1973 and started out as a journalist in Manhattan, New York City. In 1980 he met and married his Spanish wife while on an assignment in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Metropolitan
Metropolitan Director
(1990)
Love & Friendship
(2016)
Barcelona
Barcelona Director
(1994)
Damsels in Distress
(2011)

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 2014 The Cosmopolitans (TV Movie)
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1994 Barcelona
 1990 Metropolitan
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So much of selling a film in the industry is about creating a fulcrum where all the pressure comes to bear and something seems suddenly valuable and approved by an audience. It's amazing how people could pick up tons of films on the cheap but they don't because they wait until everything is laid out for them. See more »

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Resides in France since the late 1990s. See more »

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Frequently casts Chris Eigeman and Taylor Nichols

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