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Encyclopedia > Max Minghella
Minghella in Bee Season, 2005
Minghella in Bee Season, 2005

Max Minghella (born January 1, 1985) is an English actor. The son of director Anthony Minghella, he has appeared in several dramatic American films, making his feature film debut in 2005's Bee Season and starring in 2006's Art School Confidential. Image File history File linksMetadata MMinghella2. ... Image File history File linksMetadata MMinghella2. ... Bee Season is a 2005 feature film based on the 2000 novel by Myla Goldberg. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... UK redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Anthony Minghella (born January 6, 1954) is a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. ... Bee Season is a 2005 feature film based on the 2000 novel by Myla Goldberg. ... Art School Confidential is a 2006 film directed by Terry Zwigoff. ...

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Biography

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Early life

Minghella was born in Hampstead, London to well-known director Anthony Minghella and Carolyn Choa, a Hong Kong-born Chinese[1] choreographer; his paternal grandparents are ice cream factory owners of mostly Scottish descent, although his great-grandfather was Italian. Minghella spent time on his father's film sets while growing up, of which he has "fond memories", and has said that he has felt "no pressure" by his father to succeed in the entertainment industry.[2] See Hampstead (disambiguation) for other places named Hampstead. ... Anthony Minghella (born January 6, 1954) is a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Missing image Ice cream is often served on a stick Boxes of ice cream are often found in stores in a display freezer. ... Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen of the UK Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by...


Minghella was inspired to become an actor during his late teenage years, after seeing a production of the play This is Our Youth at London's West End; he subsequently dropped out of the University College School to pursue an acting career, and attended the National Youth Theatre.[3] This Is Our Youth is a play by Kenneth Lonergan. ... // West End theatre is a popular term for mainstream professional theatre in London, or sometimes more specifically for shows staged in the large theatres of Londons Theatreland . Along with New Yorks Broadway Theatre, West End theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of theatre in the... University College School, known generally as UCS, is a British independent school situated in Hampstead, northwest London. ... The London-based National Youth Theatre or NYT is the United Kingdoms leading organisation for young people in the field of theatre. ...

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Career

Although Minghella had a minor, uncredited appearance in his father's film, Cold Mountain,[4] his first professional role was in Bee Season, playing the son of a dysfunctional Jewish American family. The film was released in November 2005 to mostly mixed reviews and low box office, grossing only $1 million in its limited release,[5][6] although some critics remarked that Minghella was "a talented young actor to watch, delivering a strong performance".[7] Cold Mountain is a novel by Charles Frazier, which was adapted by Anthony Minghella into a film in 2003. ... Bee Season is a 2005 feature film based on the 2000 novel by Myla Goldberg. ... A Jewish American (also commonly American Jew) is an American (a citizen of the United States) of Jewish descent who maintains a connection to the Jewish community, either through actively practicing Judaism or through cultural and historical affiliation. ... Ongoing events • Abramoff-Reed gambling scandal • Al Jazeera bombing memo • Avian influenza (H5N1) outbreak • Black sites scandal • Conservative leadership race (UK) • Fuel prices • Irans nuclear program • Jilin chemical plant explosions • Kashmir earthquake • Malawi food crisis • Malaysian prisoner abuse scandal • New Delhi bombings investigation • Niger food crisis • North Indian cyclone...


Minghella also had a role in the political thriller Syriana, which was also released in November 2005, playing the son of George Clooney's CIA agent character. His most recent film, which was released in the United States on May 5, 2006, is Art School Confidential, a quirky comedy directed by Terry Zwigoff and co-starring Sophia Myles and John Malkovich. His next role will be in Elvis and Anabelle, a dark romantic comedy in which he will play a mortician's son; the film co-stars Blake Lively and Mary Steenburgen. Minghella describes it as "a really sweet film".[1] Syriana is a 2005 Academy Award-winning geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan. ... George Timothy Clooney (born May 6, 1961 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA) is an Academy Award-winning American actor, director, producer and screenwriter, known for his role in the first five seasons of the long-running television drama ER (1994–1999) and his rise as an A-List movie star in... The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Art School Confidential is a 2006 film directed by Terry Zwigoff. ... Terry Zwigoff (born 1948 in Appleton, Wisconsin) is an American filmmaker based in San Francisco. ... Myles in Tristan and Isolde, 2006 Sophia Myles (IPA: ) (born March 18, 1980) is an English actress. ... John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor, producer and director. ... Romantic comedy films are a sub-genre of comedy films as well as of romance films. ... This article is about the vocation of a mortician and the death metal band; for the World Wrestling Entertainment superstar, see The Undertaker. ... Blake Lively Blake Lively (born August 25, 1987 in Tarzana, California) is an American actress known for her role in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. ... Mary Steenburgen (born February 8, 1953) is an Oscar-winning American actress of partially Dutch descent. ...


Minghella was also cast in the film version of writer Michael Chabon's novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, as Art Bechstein, a young man exploring his sexuality in a coming-of-age story set in the 1980s[8], although he has since dropped out of the project.[9] Michael Chabon (born May 24, 1963) is a modern Jewish-American author. ... The Mysteries of Pittsburgh was American author Michael Chabons first novel. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

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Personal life

Minghella currently attends Columbia University, which he considers his "first priority", as part of the class of 2009. He will usually work on films only during his summer break.[1] Minghella says that he feels like "an English boy at an American school", keeps to himself, and that most students at Columbia have "no idea" who he is.[1] Columbia University is a private university whose main campus lies in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City. ...

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Selected filmography

Minghella in Art School Confidential, 2006
Minghella in Art School Confidential, 2006
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Elvis and Anabelle Elvis
Art School Confidential Jerome
2005 Syriana Robby Barnes
Bee Season Aaron Naumann
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Image File history File linksMetadata Arcminghella. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Arcminghella. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2006. ... Art School Confidential is a 2006 film directed by Terry Zwigoff. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Syriana is a 2005 Academy Award-winning geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan. ... Bee Season is a 2005 feature film based on the 2000 novel by Myla Goldberg. ...

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Footnotes

  1. ^ a b c d MovieWeb. INTERVIEW: Max Minghella Talks Art School Confidential. Retrieved on May 8, 2006.
  2. ^ Chicago Sun-Times. Film director's son makes his own busy career. Retrieved on April 30, 2006.
  3. ^ The New York Times. The Talented History Student. Retrieved on May 13, 2006.
  4. ^ ASAP. Taking it to the Max. Retrieved on May 13, 2006.
  5. ^ The Numbers. Bee Season. Retrieved on March 17, 2006.
  6. ^ RottenTomatoes. Bee Season. Retrieved on March 17, 2006.
  7. ^ ComingSoon.net. Bee Season. Retrieved on March 17, 2006.
  8. ^ Windy City Times. Max Minghella Is Mysteries Man. Retrieved on June 25, 2006.
  9. ^ Pajiba.com. Interview with Rawson Marshall Thurber. Retrieved on August 06, 2006.
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