Mike Figgis

Composer + Film Director and Writer
Born Feb 28, 1948

Michael "Mike" Figgis is an English film director, writer, and composer.

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    Huffington Post - Sep 25, 2013
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    Guardian (UK) - Jul 17, 2013


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1948 Birth Born on February 28, 1948.


1983 35 Years Old Figgis's early interest was in music and he played keyboards for Bryan Ferry's first band. In 1983 he directed a theatre play, produced in Theatre Gerard-Philipe (Saint-Denis, Paris, France). … Read More


1988 40 Years Old After working in theatre (he was a musician and performer in the experimental group People Show) he made his feature film debut with the low budget Stormy Monday in 1988. … Read More


2005 57 Years Old 1 More Event
…  At an appearance at Camerimage in 2005, he expressed the view that filmmaking had become "boring and perhaps needed to become even worse before anything better can emerge" successfully at least in reaction.
2007 59 Years Old In 2007, Figgis shot his newest feature Love Live Long set between Istanbul and Bratislava on the infamous Gumball 3000 Rally, starring Sophie Winkleman and Daniel Lapaine. … Read More


2008 60 Years Old In 2008, he was called upon by Transport for London to help shoot a PIF entitled A Little Thought From Each of Us, A Big Difference For Everyone, encouraging more considerate behaviour on London's public transport systems, which was then shown in London cinemas. … Read More
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