The Movie Financier Who Launched Quentin Tarantino

If, as some say, making a deal is the most creative work done in Hollywood, Michael Mendelsohn's career is a shining example of creativity. Working with a variety of banks and hedge fund investors, Mendelsohn’s company, Union Patriot Capital, has financed close to 300 movies for a total of more than $1.8 billion. Through another company, Patriot Pictures, he produces such projects as the recently completed "All's Faire in Love" with Christina Ricci and comedian Owen Benjamin. Eric Estrin spoke with Mendelsohn about his career, his work with Silvio Berlusconi, and launching Quentin Tarantino.

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