Producer | Writer | Director
Was a close friend of legendary author Edward Bunker, since they both worked together on an adaptation of his novel "No Beast So Fierce", published in 1973. It later became the screenplay for Straight Time (1978), but Mann is not credited anymore as...
[on the theatrical experience] In the Thirties and Forties people saw a movie once or twice a week. Now people see moving pictures six hours a day. So what's the motivation to go to the cinema? It has to be to have a different order of experience. ...
.45 caliber 1911 model pistols appear in almost all of his movies:Thief (1981), Miami Vice (2006), _L.A. Takedown (1989)_, Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), and so on.
Michael Kenneth Mann
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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