Film Production – Biography Films

In this post, I will be writing about the history of biographical films and directors of this genre and references.

History of Biographical Films –

A biographical is a film that performs the life of a truly based individuals. These movies shows the life of an authentic individual and the life of a historical person and the real name of the characters is used. The difference between the ‘based on a true story’ and ‘historical drama films’ in that they endeavour to extensively recount a man’s biography or the most generally imperative years of their lives.

Biographical Films Directors –

Danny Boyle – 127 Hours (2010)

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David Fincher – The Social Network (2010)

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David O.Russell – American Hustle (2013)

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James Vanderbilt – Truth (2015)

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Foxcatcher – Bennett Miller (2014)

Three men standing shoulder to shoulder. In the background, a painted eagle.

Bill Condon – The Fifth Estate (2013)

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Michael Almereyda – Experimenter (2015)

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Mike Leigh – Mr.Turner (2014)

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Clint Eastwood – American Sniper (2014)

Chris Kyle is seen wearing desert fatigues army BDU, while his wife Taya embraces him. They are standing in front of a tattered US flag.

The Imitation Game – Morten Tyldum (2014)

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