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Payne imagined they would be done with the screenplay before 2006 was out. “That is about when the economy collapsed,” says Payne, “and Hollywood people were beginning to use the state of the economy to justify their normal stinginess.So it just wasn’t going to be the right time to make that film.” He smiles wryly and takes another slug of coffee.It is now a firm front-runner for next month’s Academy Awards. The project that he and his regular screenwriting partner Jim Taylor embarked on in 2006 seemed just the thing to capitalise on their Oscar triumph, at once both more ambitious and tonally of a piece with what they’d done before.

“And then, to think of an even more pretentious comparison, there’s Chekhov.

In its clash of tragedy and comedy, heroism, haplessness and middle-aged angst, this is prime Alexander Payne territory.

However, more than any film he has made before, The Descendants has a forgiving heart: it shows a greater generosity towards its protagonists than his previous somewhat detached satires.

Some years ago, when he was still a recent graduate of both Stanford University and UCLA film school, Payne told a journalist that he was “afraid of straight drama”.

It’s tempting to see The Descendants as proof that he has conquered this particular phobia.

Talk to almost any director who has got his hands on one and he will tell you how it brought with it a torrent of opportunities – scripts, funding, marriage proposals, that sort of thing.

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Alexander Payne, Director Nebraska. Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy Constantine and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally. 
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Jan 16, 2012. Alexander Payne hit the jackpot with 'Sideways', but it's taken seven years to follow it up with 'The Descendants', which has won the Academy Award for best adapted. But first, on February 26, there's the small matter of the Oscars, a date with destiny Payne is approaching with typical sangfroid. 
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Oct 29, 2015. It was love at the first sight between famous director Alexander Payne and young philologist Maria Kontos. They met last spring when the Greek-origin director visited Aigio, his birthplace, in Greece, they had a civil wedding and now the couple is preparing for a religious wedding, too. Where? But, in Aigio. 
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Mar 8, 2016. In addition to Payne's hometown, “Downsizing” will film in Los Angeles, Norway and mostly in Toronto. The World-Herald reported this week that Payne's film will be his biggest to date and his first to shoot in Omaha since 2002's “About Schmidt.” The movie, which stars Matt Damon, Reese Witherspoon, Neil. 
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Oct 28, 2013. Alexander Payne, High Plains auteur. Yet they bear the fingerprints of an auteur, and are instantly recognizable as Alexander Payne films. His movies shuttle nimbly. His Spanish got so good that, while studying in Medellín, he and a Colombian girlfriend competed as a team on a TV quiz show. 
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Dec 24, 2017. 'Downsizing' Box Office a Rare Miss for Alexander Payne. Acclaimed filmmaker Alexander Payne and Paramount may have bet big on Downsizing, but the movie is doing miniature-like business at the year-end. Prior to that, Damon turned out box-office hits Jason Bourne 2016 and The Martian 2015. 
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Alexander Payne is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Election 1999, About Schmidt 2002, Sideways 2004, The Descendants 2011, and Nebraska 2013. His films are noted for their dark humor and satirical depictions of contemporary American society. Payne is a two-time. 
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Alexander Payne in 2018 Is he married or dating a new girlfriend? How rich is he? Does Alexander Payne have tattoos? Does he smoke? + Body measurements & other facts. 
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Nov 25, 2016. As evidence, I keep thinking of Election, Alexander Payne's 1999 satire about a hotly contested race for student body president at an Omaha high school. Throwing a wrench into the works is Paul's sister, Tammy Jessica Campbell, who's angry at Paul because he's started dating a girl Tammy loves, and. 
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