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John Boorman
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Born in Shepperton, Surrey
Born on 18th of January 1933

Born 1933 - English film director.

First feature film was Catch Us If You Can (1965) followed by Point Blank (1965). Influenced by Arthurian legends, films often follow some of quest as in Deliverance (1972). Had commercial success with Hope and Glory (1987). Recent films include Where The Heart Is (1990) and The Tailor of Panama (2001). Awarded CBE in 1994.

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