Michael Winterbottom Overview

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Born: March 29, 1961

Born in Blackburn, Lancashire, Michael Winterbottom earned a degree at Oxford and received film training in Bristol and London. After beginning his professional career as a film editor for Thames Television, he directed two documentaries about Ingmar Bergman and a few television series, most notably the acclaimed BBC drama Family (1994). Winterbottom first gained recognition for his filming talents with two films in 1995. The first was Butterfly Kiss, a controversial film that... See All

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