He and Max Stafford-Clark directed Edward Bond's plays, "The Pope's Wedding," and "Saved," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Peter Hugo-Daly, Adrian Dunbar, Gerard Horan, Gary Oldman, Lesley Manville, and June Watson in the cast.
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(1979) fueled my obsession with experiences in the cinema, really, of trying to create. There are risks attached to it. You're trying to stretch things, but you are also fundamentally committed to getting as many people to see it is as possible.
He was asked to direct The Full Monty
(1997), but he turned it down, as he didn't find the story interesting.
His films often contain intricate and creative flashback sequences