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Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film Кирпич (2005) was released in 2005 and was the ... See full bio »

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Rian Johnson and the Star Wars: The Last Jedi production team address the approach to writing the movie's screenplay.

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19 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed the music video "Woke Up New" for The Mountain Goats (2006).

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5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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[on the central question posed by Петля времени (2012)] For me, that's essentially the wrong question [re: "If you could travel back in time and kill someone like Hitler, would you do it? Could you do it?"]. Which is weird, because you could say that, in some way, it's the question that "Looper" eventually puts its chips down... See more »


Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2013. See more »


In his movies works with cinematographer Steve Yedlin. See more »

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