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Bill Couturié

Bill Couturié

American film director
Bill Couturié
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Intro American film director
Is Film director Film producer
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
The details (from wikipedia)


William "Bill" Couturié is a film director and producer, best known for the Academy Award-winning documentary Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt which he produced and his multi-Emmy-Award-winning film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, which he wrote, produced, and directed. Couturié was an early collaborator of filmmaker John Korty, working on his 1983 animated feature, Twice Upon a Time alongside George Lucas. He recently co-produced and directed the film Guru of Go, a documentary for the ESPN 30 for 30 series about Paul Westhead' s unorthodox fast break basketball offense at Loyola Marymount University called "The System" featuring Gregory "Bo" Kimble and the late Hank Gathers.


  • Can't It Be Anyone Else (1980); producer
  • Porklips Now (1980): producer
  • Twice Upon a Time (1983; producer and writer
  • Vietnam Requiem (1984); director and producer
  • Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (1987); director, producer and writer
  • Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989); producer
  • Memorial: Letters from American Soldiers (1991); director and producer
  • Earth and the American Dream (1992); director, producer and writer
  • Loyalty & Betrayal: The Story of the American Mob (1994); executive producer
  • Ed (1996); director and executive producer
  • A Place at the Table (2001); executive producer
  • Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks (2002); executive producer
  • The West Wing Documentary Special (2002); director and writer
  • Last Letters Home: Voices of American Troops from the Battlefields of Iraq (2004); director and producer
  • Into the Fire (2005); director and writer
  • Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006); director, producer and writer
  • The Alzheimer's Project (2009); director and producer (1 episode)
  • Guru of Go (2010); director and producer (featured on 30 for 30)
  • Thumbs (2011); director
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