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Encyclopedia > John Dahl

John Dahl (born 1956) is an American film director and screenwriter, best known for the neo-noir films Kill Me Again, Red Rock West, and The Last Seduction. 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ... Neo-noir is a term given to the modern trend of incorporating aspects of film noir into films of other genres. ... Fay Forrester (Joanne Whalley) is an attractive young lady who wants to escape from her violent and jealous boyfriend Vince (Michael Madsen). ... VHS cover of Red Rock West Red Rock West is a 1992 film directed by John Dahl. ... The Last Seduction is a film made in 1994 that stars Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg and Bill Pullman. ...

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Life and career

John Dahl was born in Billings, Montana, the second of four children (his brother is filmmaker Rick Dahl). Dahl spent his young life in and around Montana all the way up through his college years. He first attended the University of Montana, and then transferred to Montana State University where he received a degree in film. While at MSU, Dahl was a student of Bill Pullman. His first feature film at MSU was titled The Death Mutants made for $12,000. He also met his wife, Beth Friedberg at MSU, and after graduation they both left Montana to attend the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. He entered the directors program and she entered the cinematography program. Motto: Star of the Big Sky Country Location in Montana Coordinates: County Yellowstone County Founded 1877 Incorporated 1882 Government  - Mayor Ronald Tussing Area  - City 106 km²  (41 sq mi)  - Water 0. ... University of Montana The University of Montana campus, 1999. ... The Montana State University System was created on July 1, 1994, when the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education restructured the states colleges and universities into two umbrella universities, Montana State University System and the University of Montana. ... William Pullman (born December 17, 1953) is an American film and television actor. ... The American Film Institute (AFI) is an independent non-profit organization created by the National Endowment for the Arts, which was established in 1967 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


Dahl started his career as a storyboard artist and assistant director. He continued through the eighties making short films and directing music videos for Kool and the Gang and Joe Satriani. He finally gained notoriety directing his first two films, Kill Me Again and Red Rock West. Both films were well received. His third feature film was crime thriller, The Last Seduction. Linda Fiorentino's performance in that movie, although critically acclaimed, was not eligible to receive an Oscar nomination because it aired on cable television before its theatrical release. It also starred his former college professor, Bill Pullman. A music video (also video clip, promo) is a short film or video meant to present a visual representation of a popular music song. ... Kool & The Gang Kool & the Gang was a massively successful rhythm and blues and disco group. ... Joe Satch Satriani (born on July 15, 1956, in Westbury, New York, USA) is an American guitarist and former guitar instructor. ... The Last Seduction is a film made in 1994 that stars Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg and Bill Pullman. ... Linda Fiorentino in What Planet Are You From? Linda Fiorentino (born Clorinda Fiorentino on March 9, 1960 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actress noted for her dark beauty and husky voice. ...


Filmography

Director

The Great Raid is a 2005 war film which tells the story of the January 1945 liberation of the Cabanatuan Prison Camp during World War II. It is directed by John Dahl and stars Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco and Connie Nielsen with Filipino actor Cesar Montano. ... Tilt is a US TV series set against the backdrop of the World Poker Championships in Las Vegas, and with the tagline Youre playing poker. ... Joy Ride is a 2001 thriller film directed by John Dahl and starring Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski and Steve Zahn. ... Rounders is a 1998 film about the underground world of high-stakes poker. ... Unforgettable is a 1996 thriller with sci-fi elements, directed by John Dahl and starring Ray Liotta and Linda Fiorentino. ... The Last Seduction is a film made in 1994 that stars Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg and Bill Pullman. ... Fallen Angels Fallen Angels was a neo-noir anthology television series that ran from 1993 to 1995 on the Showtime pay cable station and was produced by Propaganda Films. ... VHS cover of Red Rock West Red Rock West is a 1992 film directed by John Dahl. ... Fay Forrester (Joanne Whalley) is an attractive young lady who wants to escape from her violent and jealous boyfriend Vince (Michael Madsen). ...

Writer

VHS cover of Red Rock West Red Rock West is a 1992 film directed by John Dahl. ... Fay Forrester (Joanne Whalley) is an attractive young lady who wants to escape from her violent and jealous boyfriend Vince (Michael Madsen). ...

Art Department

Married to the Mob is a 1988 comedy film. ... Something Wild is a musical album released in 1997 by Finnish melodic death metal band Children of Bodom. ...

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