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Began working in film industry in late 1970s as boom operator
Worked as assistant director on "Utu"
Began directing TV commercials (date approximate)
Made television directing debut with the series "The Ray Bradbury Theater"
Feature directing debut, "Thunderbox"
Received worldwide acclaim for the powerful drama, "Once Were Warriors"; became the highest-grossing film in New Zealand's history
Made American directing debut, "Mulholland Falls"
Helmed the thriller "The Edge" starring Sir Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin
Directed an episode of "The Sopranos" (HBO) titled "Toodle-Fucking-Oo"
Directed the film adaptation of James Patterson's thriller "Along Came a Spider"
Helmed "Die Another Day", the 20th James Bond feature starring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry
Helmed the action thriller "XXX: State of the Union," starring Ice Cube
Directed Nicolas Cage and Jessica Biel in "Next," a sci-fi action film based on <i>The Golden Man</i>, a short story by Philip K. Dick