Todd Haynes


Todd Haynes (/heɪnz/; born January 2, 1961; Los Angeles) is an American filmmaker.
His films span four decades with themes examining the personalities of well-known musicians, dysfunctional and dystopian societies, and blurred gender roles. Haynes first gained public attention with his controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1987), which chronicles singer Karen Carpenter's life and death, using Barbie dolls as actors.