Joe Russo Overview

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Born: July 08, 1971

Joe Russo and his brother Anthony Russo were raised in Cleveland. Their student film, Pieces (1997), caught the attention of Academy Award®-winning director Steven Soderbergh after he saw it at the 1997 Slamdance Film Festival. Pieces, a comedy about three crazed Italian brothers in a failing Cleveland hairpiece business, left such an impression on Soderbergh that he called them a week later, telling them that he wanted to produce their next project. He asked them whether they wanted to direct... See All


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