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John Sayles
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Birth Name: John Thomas Sayles

Age: 63, born 28 September 1950

Born and residing in: United States

Relationship Status: In a relationship

Partner: Maggie Renzi


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Midnight Sun Film Festival's Main Guests (147 items)
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independent cinema (20 items)
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Published 3 years, 2 months ago

About: Born: Schenectady, New York, USA. Father: Donald John Sayles, a school administrator. Mother: Mary Sayles (née Rausch), a teacher. Both of Sayles' parents were of half Irish descent. He was raised Catholic and took to labeling himself "a Catholic atheist". He attended Williams College, graduating in 1972. In the late 70s, worked for Roger Corman as screenwriter. Shot his first f ... (more)
Director (2), Actor (2), Editor (1), Born 1950 (1), Screenwriter (1), American (1), Author (1), Independent (1)

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Rating:
6.4
646 Watched
2. The Howling (1981)
Rating:
6.5
309 Watched
3. Piranha (1978)
Rating:
5.2
193 Watched
4. Lone Star (1996)
Rating:
7.2
105 Watched
5. Eight Men Out (1988)
Rating:
7
97 Watched



Movies

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1. Malcolm X (1992)
Rating:
7.3
525 Watched
2. The Howling (1981)
Rating:
6.5
309 Watched
3. Piranha (1978)
Rating:
5.2
193 Watched
4. Something Wild (1986)
Rating:
6.7
101 Watched
5. Eight Men Out (1988)
Rating:
7
97 Watched



Movies directed by

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1. Lone Star (1996)
Rating:
7.2
105 Watched
2. Eight Men Out (1988)
Rating:
7
97 Watched
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7.5
38 Watched
Rating:
7.5
39 Watched
5. Matewan (1987)
Rating:
7.9
24 Watched



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Rating:
7.8
40 Watched
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7.4
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Rating:
7.1
17 Watched
4. Charlie Rose (1991)
Rating:
6.3
13 Watched
5. Dinner for Five (2001)
Rating:
7.8
8 Watched



TV written by


1. Piranha (1995)
Rating:
4.4
7 Watched
2. Shannon's Deal (1989)
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independent cinema (20 person items)

" مولود في: شنيكتادي، ولاية نيويورك سنوات المهنة: الثمانينات وما بعد حين يضطر جون سايلس للتعامل مع هوليوود، يختار أن يكتب ويبيع السيناريوهات. عدا ذلك، فإن أفلامه، مخرجاً هي من كتابته وإخراجه وإنتاجه. وعلى الرغم من أنه ينفي أنه يهدف لتحقيق أفلام فنيّة، الا أنه أفلامه فيها ما ي"