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Daniel Gordon

Highest Rated: 100% The Australian Dream (2019)

Lowest Rated: 38% Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

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Daniel Gordon is a British documentary film director best known for a series of documentaries from North Korea. Gordon previously worked for Sky Sports and Chrysalis. He founded VeryMuchSo productions in January 2001. In December 2001, he was nominated for a BAFTA for producing and directing Darren Gough's Cricket Academy. In 2002, Gordon worked with travel specialist Nicholas Bonner to bring the seven surviving members of the 1966 North Korean national football team to Britain. The resulting film, The Game of Their Lives, won the 2003 Royal Television Society award for best sports documentary. The 1966 North Korean football team competed in the World Cup. Daniel was also nominated Best Newcomer at the 2003 Grierson Awards. The film also received a nomination for Best Documentary at the British Independent Film Awards. It won first prize at the Seville Film Festival. Gordon and Bonner continued their collaboration to make A State of Mind, about two North Korean gymnasts preparing for the Pyongyang mass games, and Crossing the Line, about James Joseph Dresnok, the American soldier who defected to North Korea in 1962. The latter film, which was narrated by actor Christian Slater, was shown at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. Gordon and Bonner were also featured on a 60 Minutes report about Dresnok that aired on January 28, 2007 in the United States, and included footage from their film.

Highest Rated Movies



100% The Australian Dream Director 2019
83% George Best: All by Himself Director 2017
No Score Yet The Fall Director 2016
No Score Yet Hillsborough Director 2016
No Score Yet Don't Look Down Director 2016
No Score Yet Match 64 Director 2011
38% Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium Jimmy, Who Captures a Ball $32.2M 2007
90% Crossing the Line Director Producer Actor 2007
89% A State of Mind Producer Director narrator Screenwriter 2005


No Score Yet 30 for 30
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No Score Yet 60 Minutes
Appearing 2007


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