Encyclopedia > Oliver Stone

  Article Content

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone, American film director, born September 15, 1946, New York.

Stone has won two Academy Awards as best director for Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July.

A distinct feature in Oliver Stone's movies is the use of a multitude of different cameras and film formats, from VHS to 8mm film to 70mm film.

Stone has written or taken part in the writing of every film he has directed, except for U Turn (1997). He also had a hand in the screenplays for Midnight Express (1978), Conan the Barbarian (1982), Scarface (1983), Year of the Dragon (1985), 8 Million Ways to Die (1986) and Evita (1996).

Movies he has directed include:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Gentleman

... by the ease with which coats of arms could be assumed without a shadow of claim; which tended to bring the science of armory into contempt. The word "gentleman" as a ...