Who Won the 1979
Academy Awards Best Director

Michael Cimino

("The Deer Hunter")

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From the PEOPLE Archives: Celebrate Author Robert James Waller's Legacy with a Look Back at the Bridges of ...

PEOPLE.com
“Meryl stayed by his side every single moment,” director Michael Cimino recalls. “By her devotion to John, I knew she had great courage.” After Cazale's death in March 1978, Streep moved from their apartment and sublet the Soho loft of Don Gummer, a ...

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Jennifer Aniston Tears Up Paying Tribute to Bill Paxton Before Emotional 'In Memoriam' at Oscars 2017

Entertainment Tonight
Among those honored included Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke, Deer Hunter director Michael Cimino, Star Trek's Anton Yelchin, Oscar-winning music icon Prince, beloved comic Gene Wilder, Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall, Star Wars' Carrie Fisher ...



1979 Academy Awards Best Director Winner Michael Cimino News

Oscars 2017: Sara Bareilles to Perform During 'In Memoriam' -- Why It Will Be the Saddest Ever

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Two-time Oscar winner Michael Cimino, who took home Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture in 1979 for his intense drama The Deer Hunter, died of heart failure on July 2 at age 77. Ciminio's later film, Heaven's Gate, ended up tanking his career ...


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The Process of Cinematic Re-Evaluation Explored in New Video Essay

The Film Stage (blog)
Coming from Andrew Saladino's The Royal Ocean Film Society, the five-minute video essay The Story of the Re-Evaluated is a brief overview of this, showing the initial reception of Michael Cimino's ambitious flop Heaven's Gate, Michael Powell's dark ...

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