He directed Ben Hecht's play, "The Front Page," at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Alun Armstrong, Ian Gelder, Martin Marquez, Hilton McRae, Adam Godley, Tim McMullan, Griff Rhys-Jones, Lizzy McInnerny, Ian Bartholomew, and Christopher Benjamin in the cast.
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I am fascinated by America, no question about that. I will stop making films about it eventually, though, because I think there's a limited amount to say. But I am drawn to it. I don't think it's weird for an outsider to go and make movies that are quintessentially American. I think the 20th century shows that there is a tradition of people being drawn to America as the site of the great mythic ...
Ranked #15 in the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture".
Often begins his films with a voice-over narration from the main character; at the end of the movie the character finishes his narration in very much the same way it began.