Barry Gifford (born October 18, 1946) is an American author, poet, and screenwriter known for his distinctive mix of American landscapes and prose influenced by film noir and Beat Generation writers. Gifford is best known for his series of novels about Sailor and Lula, two star-crossed protagonists on a perpetual road trip .
- October 18, 1946 (age 74), Chicago, Illinois, United States
Barry Gifford, Writer: Lost Highway. Barry Gifford was born on October 18, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer, known for Lost Highway (1997), Wild at Heart (1990) and Black Wings Has My Angel.
- October 18, 1946
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He came across the phrase "lost highway" in the book Night People (1992) by Barry Gifford. Because Lynch knew the writer very well and had previously adapted his novel Wild at Heart (1990) into a film by the same name ,  he told him that he loved the phrase as a title for a movie.
Barry Gifford helped out on the script also. Isabella Rossellini played Perdita Durango in David Lynch 's Wild At Heart , also based on a Gifford work. The film was in English, but did not prove as great a success as hoped; for some it felt too post- Tarantino .
Oct 31, 1997 · Directed by Álex de la Iglesia. With Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham. A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man.
- Álex de la Iglesia
Feb 28, 2002 · In his book, The Devil Thumbs A Ride And Other Unforgettable Films, Barry Gifford wrote of Tierney, playing another of his classic mean-man roles in Born To Kill (1947): "The big lug is a squinty ...
May 25, 2003 · “What happens to kids?” he was quoted as saying in “Saroyan,” a 1984 biography by Lawrence Lee and Barry Gifford. “Yes, my little daughter was a delight to know, just as my little son ...
Introducing Three Cheers: a new feature on the Seven Stories Blog. In this feature, Seven Stories authors dish on three books that helped to mold them over the course of their careers. Check out Barry Gifford's choices below! by Barry Gifford Grande Sertao: Veredas (Translated into English as The Devil to Pay in the Backlands by Harriet de Onis). Certainly the greatest of all Portuguese ...
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