Orlando LIVE – Florida Film Festival 2012 – An Afternoon with Barry Levinson
Academy Award©-winning director, screenwriter, and producer Barry Levinson has crafted an enviable reputation as a filmmaker who blends literate and intelligent visions into films. He was awarded the 1988 Best Director Oscar for the multiple Academy Award©-winning Rain Man, starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. In 1991 Bugsy, directed and produced by Levinson, which was nominated for ten Academy Award©s including Best Picture and Best Director. As a screenwriter, Levinson has received three Oscar nominations for …And Justice for All (1979), Diner (1982), and Avalon (1990). Other iconic films, from The Natural (1982) to Good Morning Vietnam (1987) to Sleepers (1996), have been hugely popular at the box office.