Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes2 posts
26 Mar, 2000

Wins Oscar


Mendes wins the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Directing for the satirical drama American Beauty. Steven Spielberg presents the award.

I want to say thank you to an astonishing young studio, DreamWorks, for having the courage to hire a bloke from English theatre to do a movie about American suburbia, and then trusting him.

Sam Mendes ‪Wins Best Director: 2000 Oscars

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