Director, Arthur Penn, was born on Sep 27, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA. Penn died at the age of 88 on Sep 28, 2010 in Manhattan, New York City .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Penn was nominated for three Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1962||Best Director||The Miracle Worker (1962)||N/A||Nominated|
|1967||Best Director||Bonnie and Clyde (1967)||N/A||Nominated|
|1969||Best Director||Alice's Restaurant (1969)||N/A||Nominated|
Bonnie and Clyde (1967, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 14, 2015 From The Stop Button
Bonnie and Clyde opens with two immediate introductions. First, in the opening titles, photographs from the 1930s set the scene. Second, in the first scene, with Faye Dunaway (as Bonnie) and Warren Beatty (as Clyde) meet one another and flirt their way into armed robbery. Okay, maybe in the latter, ... Read full article
Little Big Man (1970, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 15, 2015 From The Stop Button
Little Big Man is episodic. It has to be. Director Penn knows he can’t reveal the tragedy of the film right off because it’d be unbearable but he also can’t avoid it. The film starts in a bookend with an incredibly aged Dustin Hoffman beginning to recount the story; he do so out of... Read full article
Dead of Winter (1987, )on Jun 25, 2008 From The Stop Button
Loath as I am to be glib about a director like , Dead of Winter comes off like a TNT Original Movie. Penn proves himself–with the exception of maybe one scene and even then it’s awkward because it’s using Steadicam–almost completely inept at directing a... Read full article
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