' first feature, House Of America (1997) won international acclaim from the likes of Sundance and the Stockholm Film Festival. A second feature, the controversial thriller Resurrection Man quickly followed for Polygram.
Evans has collaborated extensively with musicians and recent work in this field includes a documentary about the rock group Manic Street Preachers for the BBC, called Libraries Gave Us Power and a musical collaboration with John Cale (of Velvet Underground fame) called Beautiful Mistake. Born and raised in Cardiff, Wales, Marc was educated at Cambridge and Bristol Universities. He wrote and directed his first short film in 1984, Johnny Be Good, a bilingual drama (Welsh and English) about the arrival of the first jukebox in rural Wales. He's worked in British television making dramas and documentaries, ranging from children's fairy tales (Terry Jones's East Of The Moon) to the first ever Welsh language science-fiction comedy, in black and white! - Ymadawiad Arthur (Arthur's Departure). Marc has also worked in France and Italy, his recent documentary on the work of Giuseppe Tornatore, Un Sogno Fatto In Sicilia (A Dream Dreamt In Sicily) was screened at the 2000 Venice Film Festival.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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