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Mamet

David. born 1947, US dramatist and film director. His plays include Sexual Perversity in Chicago (1974), American Buffalo (1976), Glengarry Glen Ross (1983), and Oleanna (1992); films include House of Games (1987) and Spartan (2004)
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Still, if Mamet has problems in the area of unconscious projection, his forte remains ambiguity: it may be hard to sanctify the student in Oleanna, but for some of us, anyway, it's impossible to tolerate the teacher.
El respeto del texto en una traduccion es muy dificil, y mas en Mamet porque el lenguaje es el sustento de la obra.
The Verdict Arguably the greatest courtroom movie ever, this tough-talking Mamet screenplay saw the late Paul Newman act his socks off as Frank Galvin, an alcoholic, ambulance-chasing lawyer who's become a legal liability.
Estos personajes anticipan el creciente interes de Mamet por la figura del heroe, que bajo el ropaje guerrero en Spartan, Cinturon rojo y The Unit, marca un giro en su filmografia: "El Heroe, en mayusculas y sin ironias, se ha convertido en el arquetipo principal del Planeta Mamet" (3).
different branches of American show business, Mamet himself during the
Alas, on the evidence of this fleshing-out of his manifesto, it's clear that Mamet has simply traded one state of mental compromise for another.
In his quick, rounded Chicago rhythm, he swears like a real estate agent - in a Mamet play - and philosophizes like a rabbi.
The account of the theatre scene in 1970s Chicago is so vivid you can almost smell the cigars, and shows Mamet evolving through a network of creative relationships, of which those forged at the Goodman were perhaps the most influential.
Mamet will also write the movie screenplay, Variety said.
Mamet landed with the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for his play Glengarry Glen Ross, which was later adapted into a film starring Alec Baldwin and Al Pacino.
Pullman and Stiles, though, both manage to make their characters more than the ciphers that Mamet paints them.