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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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"Mamet's Chicago is a brutal world, lovingly described, where the cure for alcohol-induced delirium tremens is opium--another addiction--and the cure for a broken heart is to kill the man who caused the leak, and then discover you feel no better for having done the deed.
Movie buffs will immediately recall Mamet's screenplay for The Untouchables about the legendary showdown between FBI Agent Eliot Ness and Capone.
While I acknowledge Mamet's partial indebtedness to his precursors and explore, to a limited extent, the intertextuality between Mamet's Faustus and the work of Marlowe and Goethe, I principally intend to explore, in his Faustus, the salience of intellectual dialectics in the achievement of deeper insights into life, its meaning, and its affirmation despite its agonies and imperfections.
(http://cms.ibtimes.com/lena-dunham-feuding-girls-co-stars-shoshanna-jessa-wont-be-part-finale-2523670) Read: Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke will not be in "Girls" Season 6 finale
Pacino was last seen on Broadway in 2012 in the role of Shelly Levene in a revival of Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Glengarry Glen Ross.'' Mamet's last new play on Broadway was the disappointing "The Anarchist'' co-starring Debra Winger and Patti LuPone.
Glamour editor in chief Cindi Leive said that Jones and Mamet weren't tapped for their on-screen resumes alone; both have serious writing chops.
Red Belt The competitive world of Jiu -Jitsu might not seem like the most obvious of places for Mamet to flex his script-writing muscles, but this 2008 flick certainly wins on points.
And TheatreFIRST's next production, David Mamet's Oleanna, will be produced at the Berkeley City Club April 20-May 13.