Mike FIGGIS Film Director
After his debut work, Stormy Monday (1988), Mike Figgis burst onto the Hollywood film scene as the director and music director of Internal Affairs (1990), starring Richard Gear. After directing Liebestraum (1991), Mr. Jones (1993) and The Browning Version (1994), he was nominated for two Academy awards for Leaving Las Vegas (1996), for which Nicolas Cage won the Academy Award for Best Actor. In addition to his prolific work as a film director, he is an active musician and photographer and directed the documentary Somebody Up There Likes Me (2019) about Rolling Stones’ guitarist, Ronnie Wood. Currently, he is working on a feature film called MOTHER-TONGUE in Hong Kong and is preparing for his first Korean language project, SHAME.