Based very loosely on Robert Ludlum’s novel, the Bourne Identity is the story of a man whose wounded body is discovered by fisherman who nurse him back to health. He can remember nothing and begins to try to rebuild his memory based on clues such as the Swiss bank account, the number of which, is implanted in his hip. He soon realizes that he is being hunted and takes off with Marie on a search to find out who he is and why he is being hunted. —IMDb
Douglas Eric “Doug” Liman (born July 24, 1965) is an American film director and producer best known for Swingers (1996), The Bourne Identity (2002), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Jumper (2008), and Fair Game (2010).
Liman was born in New York City, the son of Ellen (née Fogelson), a painter and writer, and Arthur L. Liman, a New York lawyer well known for his public service, which included serving as chief counsel for the Senate Iran-Contra hearings. He is Jewish.
Liman began making short films while still in junior high school and studied at International Center of Photography in New York City. While attending Brown University, he helped to co-found the student-run cable television station BTV and served as its first station manager. With the help of a major grant through his father’s connections from the now-defunct CBS Foundation, he also co-founded the National Association of College Broadcasters (NACB), the first trade association geared to student-staffed radio and… read more
All three of the films in the trilogy blend together for me, to a certain extent, despite the differences in directing style between Liman and Greengrass. This might be the "weakest" of the three, but I like them all. The freshness, and frenetic pace of Jason's run is what sticks out to me. And I love the performance of Chris Cooper and how that whole storyline plays out. Watched again last week and still enjoy.
Im September diesen Jahres läuft der vierte Teil der Bourne-Reihe in den deutschen Kinos an. Aus diesem Anlass blicken wir zurück auf die restliche Serie und beginnen, wie sollte es anders… read review