Steve Jobs

Danny Boyle, USA 2015, 122’

"The one thing that stuck with me was how much of an impression he made on these people [he worked with]. Obviously when he was alive, but since he passed away, you could see that he was still very much present in their lives. Even if the relationships were difficult, there was a sadness and a love there for him that I felt was pretty clear, saidMichael Fassbender during his press conference after the N.Y. premiere of Danny Boyle's latest film. This story of Steve Jobs, co-founder, president and CEO of Apple Inc. has nothing in common with a typical biopic. Along with Aaron Sorkin, who wrote the screenplay, Boyle portrays three key moments in Jobs's career: 1984 and his initial success at Apple (the Macintosh), 1988, when the world learned of the NeXT computer, and 1998 when Jobs returns to his former company to later introduce the iMac. Boyle never shows his protagonist on stage; he does not want to see him in the limelight nor does he want to talk about the icon. He wants to examine the man. The camera follows narrow corridors behind-the-scenes and is there during heated conversations between Jobs and his assistant, co-workers and daughter, Lisa. Steve Jobs is"Birdman" for the tech sector, appositely points out IndieWire.

Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle is a British film and theater director, writer for the screen and producer. Considered one of the most maverick artists of his generation, he makes films in varying genres and styles. Boyle achieved international acclaim with his adaptation of Irvin Welsh's novel, Trainspotting. In 2009, Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire won the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year.

Selected filmography

1994 Shallow Grave

1996 Trainspotting

2008 Slumdog Millionaire

2010 127 Hours

2015 Steve Jobs

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Cast & Crew

director Danny Boyle
screenplay Aaron Sorkin
cinematography Alwin H. Kuchler
editing Elliot Graham
music Daniel Pemberton
cast Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg
producer Danny Boyle, Guymon Casady, Christian Colson, Mark Gordon, Scott Rudin
production Universal Pictures, Legendary Pictures
Polish distributor United International Pictures Sp. z o.o.
language English
coloration colour
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