Duncan Jones and his directorial work
Duncan Jones was born in 1971, on May 30th. In the film of the filmmaker such famous films as "Source code" and "Moon 2112". It is also known that in 2016, the audience is waiting for a new expensive project, shot in a computerized style, whose name is "Warcraft". About how Duncan went to his goal and how he managed to achieve such success, we learn from our article.
Few people know that Duncan Jones is the son of thatDavid Bowie himself, a British rocker. The newly-minted father was so happy about the appearance of his son that he dedicated a song called "Kuks" from the album "Khanka Dori" (1971). The mother of the future filmmaker is the former model from America - Mary Angela Barnett (the first wife of Bowie).
It should be noted that Duncan is not the only onethe child of David Bowie. Alexandria Jones is his half-sister from the second marriage of his father and supermodel Iman. It is also known that Jones has a sister who appeared during the novel of his mother and Drew Blood. Zalekha Heywood is Duncan's half-sister. The girl appeared in the marriage of Iman and Spencer Haywood - the famous American basketball player of the NBA.
Many people are interested in the question of which country Duncan Jones was born in. The homeland of the future filmmaker is England, Beckenham (South London).
Since childhood, my father instilled in the boy a love of sport. David believed that Duncan has a truly incredible power. After listening to the advice of his father, the boy decided to seriously tackle the struggle. But I had to give up. The reason was frequent family travel.
Early childhood Duncan spent in London. Then fate threw him to Germany, and then to distant America, where the boy entered the school of the American Commonwealth. When Duncan was 9 years old, his parents divorced. For the boy this was a strong blow. The court decided to give custody of the son to his father, and mothers were allowed to see the child only on weekends and during school holidays.
When Duncan Jones reached the age of 14, his father gave him to the Scottish boarding school "Gordonstone."
At the age of 12, the boy chose to change his name. The choice fell on Joe. Father supported his son, saying that at any time you can change your mind and return to your former name.
And it happened. At the age of 18, a young man publicly declared that from that moment he was again Duncan Jones.
In 1992, the young man entered the College of Worcester and successfully graduated in 1995, receiving a bachelor's degree in philosophy.
Further, Jones continues his studies in Tennessee, USA, inUniversity of Vanderbilt. Before the defense of the Ph.D. degree, Duncan leaves for London to attend the school of cinematography. After a while he ends it and comes out from there already a full-fledged director.
Duncan Jones was one of the mainthe directors of the party in honor of his father's 50th birthday. The director of the celebration was Tim Pope. Duncan was also invited as an operator to the Bowie concerts held in 2000.
In 2006, Jones became the leaderPR campaign for the "French Conclusion United Kind." His job was to update the brand, because many fashion critics considered it predictable and boring.
Duncan managed to attract a lot of attention to the brand. It should be noted that the advertising that Jones launched on television, pulled a lot of outrage and complaints, because in the video were used kissing women.
Duncan Jones. Films
In 2002, Duncan released his first short film called "Whistle." At its core lies the fate of the killer, who is engaged in his favorite business, without leaving his own home.
In 2009, Duncan Jones (director) is happy againspectators with the next picture "The Moon 2112". This time it's a story about a man who spent more than 3 years on the moon. His main job was to monitor the devices for the extraction of rare gas at an automated station.
The British Academy nominated the tape for the title of "Best British film." In general, the film received about 20 awards and wins at various film festivals.
After 2 years, Duncan's new film, Source Code, is released.The story tells of a soldier who sufferedcruel fate. It so happened that in the war he lost his legs. To somehow prove his devotion to his homeland, he agrees to an unusual task: to reincarnate in the body of a man who died in a terrible catastrophe. The soldier must find out the reason for the railway accident, which took dozens of lives. He must again and again experience an excruciating death, to return every time on this terrible day.
In 2016 a new film will be released, directed bywhich was made by Duncan Jones. His filmography will be supplemented by a picture called "Warcraft". The tape is a fantastic thriller, which is based on the eponymous series of games "Warcraft". The premiere is scheduled for May 26, 2016. It should be noted that Duncan also participated in writing the script for this film.
The actions of the picture unfold in the gamethe universe. Each location is a continuous adventure and a danger waiting for the main characters. The film tells about the first meeting of orcs with people, more precisely about their hostile attitude towards each other.
It is also known that Duncan asked for help fromfans of the game in promoting the film. He offered to put out a few of his ideas on how to make people who do not know the game want to watch "Warcraft".
In one of the interviews the director said that he would shoot a picture called "Mute". The film will take place in Berlin.
Randomly in this mysterious citythe woman disappears. For her friend - a silent bartender - the search becomes the main goal in life. To find a loved one, a man has to engage in a dangerous fight with local criminals, because in his opinion, they are the main perpetrators of the disappearance.
It is known that the action of the painting will take place at the same time as in the "Moon of 2112". Sam Rockwell, who played the main role in "Moon 2112", will play an episodic role in "Mute".
In which country was born Duncan Jones and how he achievedsuccess in his career, we found out. And what about the famous director with his personal life? It is known that in 1992 at a wedding with his father and model Iman he was present with the charming Jennifer Ichida. At the celebration, the couple seemed happy and in love.
In 2012, John announced an engagement with the photographerRodin Roncillo. The celebration took place on November 28, 2012. November 6, the girl was diagnosed with breast cancer. Fortunately, Rodin was cured. Now the couple are actively campaigning, encouraging women to take surveys as often as possible.