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Melissa Mathison

Melissa Mathison

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Born: June 3, 1950 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
In Search of Kundun with Martin Scorsese (1998)
A documentary about Martin Scorsese's "Kundun" (USA/1997) and his encounters with the Dalai Lama and the Tibetian people through the course of making that film. While he recreates the vanishing Tibetan culture, he expresses his hopes for a more humanistic future.

Writer (feature film)

2.
Kon-Tiki (2012)
On the 28th of April 1947, Norwegian anthropologist and adventurer Thor Heyerdahl left his wife and children behind to cross the Pacific Ocean on a balsa wood raft called "Kon-Tiki" with five inexperienced crew members. The voyage took them from Peru to Polynesia to prove that the Polynesian islands
3.
Ponyo (2008)
In an imaginative retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid," a young boy, Sosuke, rescues a goldfish, Ponyo, who magically transforms herself into a little girl, taking the two on a series of fantastic adventures.
4.
Kundun (1997) as Screenwriter
The Dalai Lama fights Chinese oppression while trying to lead his flock.
5.
Indian in the Cupboard, The (1995) as Screenwriter
On Omri's ninth birthday, he receives a skateboard, a helmet, a Skeleton Warrior action figure, an old wooden cupboard, and a miniature plastic Indian. That night, Omri finds a special key and locks the Indian inside the cupboard without dreaming of the magic to follow. When Omri opens the cupboard, a three-inch-tall living Indian named Little Bear emerges. Little Bear is from the Onondaga nation, which is part of the Iroquois confederacy; he's also from 1761, a time when his people are in danger of extinction. Omri hides Little Bear from his family and shares this secret only with his best friend, Patrick. Ignoring Omri's warnings, Patrick places a plastic cowboy inside the cupboard and another small being emerges--the cowboy Boone, who's from the 1870s, when the modern world is fast encroaching. The boys will soon discover the many startling consequences of their actions.
6.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) as Screenwriter
An extra-terrestrial is accidentally left behind on Earth and is befriended by a young boy and his brother and sister. As Elliot attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, the children must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than any of them could have imagined.
7.
Escape Artist, The (1982) as Screenwriter
Danny Masters is the teenage son of the late, great magician and escape artist Harry Masters. Danny is also very talented and determined to follow in his father's footsteps. When he joins his aunt and uncle in their magic act, he gets in deep trouble by picking the pocket of the son of the town's d
8.
The Black Stallion (1979) as Screenwriter
A boy and a horse forge a close friendship after being shipwrecked together in Africa.

Producer (feature film)

9.
Kundun (1997) as Co-Producer
The Dalai Lama fights Chinese oppression while trying to lead his flock.
10.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) as Associate Producer
An extra-terrestrial is accidentally left behind on Earth and is befriended by a young boy and his brother and sister. As Elliot attempts to help his extra-terrestrial companion contact his home planet so that he might be rescued, the children must elude scientists and government agents determined to apprehend the alien for their own purposes...which results in an adventure greater than any of them could have imagined.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

11.
Apocalypse Now (1979) as Executive Assistant
An Army captain travels to Cambodia during the Vietnam War to terminate a renegade officer.

Location Assistant (feature film)

12.
Godfather, Part II, The (1974) as Location Assistant
Continuing saga of the Corleone family as they move to Nevada and make the casino business their major income source under the leadership of the increasingly paranoid and malevolent Michael, whose reign as the "Don" is juxtaposed against the parallel tale of his father's escape from Sicily as a young boy and his subsequent rise to power in New York's Lower East Side during the turn-of-the-century.

Writer (TV Mini-Series)

13.
Son of the Morning Star (1991) as Screenwriter
A miniseries about General George Custer, the Plains Indian Wars, and the Battle of the Little Big Horn on June 25, 1876.

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