Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate
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Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate
In 1979, Michael Cimino went from being a director with one obscure Clint Eastwood action film and a handful of television commercials to his credit to one of the hottest talents in Hollywood, all on the strength of one film, The Deer Hunter. A multiple Oscar winner, a box-office success, and a controversial critical favorite, The Deer Hunter made Cimino a director to watch, and United Artists, a studio in need of both critical prestige and a box-office blockbuster following the departure of their longtime management team, signed up Cimino for his next project, a historical Western drama… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"More compelling than Cimino's long-winded epic."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"This is a competent, if un-slick, look at the fabled production woes brought about by the creative genius/psychopathic and obsessed director Cimino."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
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