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20 years without John Cassavetes (1989-2009)

This article is from Hollywood.greekreporter.com

“John Cassavetes died exactly twenty years ago on February 3rd, 1989. Cassavetes was a Greek American director and actor who is credited with inspiring the American independent film industry with the release of his film “Faces”, which was one of the first independently financed films to receive Academy Award nominations. Gena Rowlands states that her husband’s interest in filmmaking was “in reality and what people say in their homes to each other.” Read rest of article.


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  • Filmmaking Stuff February 3, 2009, 3:48 PM

    It’s a sad loss. John was the quintessential accidental genus.