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Received an Oscar-nomination as Best Director for his first three movies: Billy Elliot (2000), The Hours (2002) and The Reader (2008). He is the first (and as of 2009, the only) person ever to accomplish this.
When I made Billy Elliot, people asked me, "Oh, did you want to be a dancer when you were young, then?" I didn't even like dance before I made the film. "Do you come from the north-east?" No, Somerset. "Is it based on someone?" No. We made it up. We...
His films often contain a character who tries to seek some form of redemption, often with the help of another character
Stephen David Daldry
Dorset, England, UK
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