DVD
English
Title
Last exit to Brooklyn
Director
Uli Edel
Author of screenplay
Desmond Nakano
Based on the work of
Hubert Selby (jr.)
Composer
Mark Knopfler
Actor
Jennifer Jason Leigh Stephen Lang Burt Young
Language
English
Publisher
A Film, 2011 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1989
Playing time
99 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
8716777934173

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About Uli Edel

Uli Edel (born 11 April 1947) is a German film and television director, best known for his work on films such as Last Exit to Brooklyn and Body of Evidence.

Life and career

Edel was born in Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden. He attended Jesuit Boarding School Kolleg Sankt Blasien from 1957 to 1966. After studying theatre science in Munich, he was accepted into Munich Film School alongside Bernd Eichinger. Uli befriended him and they started working together on their exercise movies, sharing a love for the nouvelle vague and Italian neorealism as well as popular U.S. mainstream cinema.

While still enrolled in film school, Edel started taking acting lessons. He wanted to know about the Stanislavski and Strasberg theories. After finishing the studies Uli worked as assistant director with Douglas Sirk and directed two TV productions.

In 1980 he joined Bernd Eichinger (production) and Herman Wei…Read more on Wikipedia

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