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Also Known As: Died: November 7, 2012
Born: December 4, 1940 Cause of Death: Parkinson's Disease
Birth Place: South Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Sweet Sounds (1976) as Director
Teachers introduce their students to the joy of music at a New York school for the arts.

Cast (feature film)

2.
The Bostonians (1984) as Man Turning On Music
A bored lawyer and a suffragette vie for the attentions of a faith healer's charismatic daughter.

Music (feature film)

3.
White Countess (2005)
Set in Shanghai in the late 1930s, the story of the relationship between a disillusioned former US diplomat and a refugee White Russian countess reduced to a sordid life in the city's bars. Todd Jackson (mid-40s), once an American diplomat filled with idealism, has lost his sight several years earli
4.
Spanglish (2004) as Song ("Ima Showem")
Married couple John and Deborah Clasky have their mundane lives forever changed when a fiery new housekeeper, Flor, and her intelligent daughter step into their home. Although Flor and John do not share a common language, Flor speaks only Spanish and John speaks only English, they soon find themselves romantically attracted to each other. This connection acts as a catalyst for both John and Flor to reevaluate their lives and motivates them to solve their respective family problems.
5.
Mystic Masseur, The (2001) as Music
In colonial 1940s Trinidad, schoolteacher Ganesh is a man determined to write a book. Moving from the Port of Spain to his country village, Ganesh sets up shop as a masseur to support himself and his radiant new wife, Leela, while pursuing his dream. He soon becomes an expert on Hinduism and mystica
6.
Girl, The (2000) as Music
About a romance between two women who meet in a Paris nightclub.
7.
Golden Bowl, The (2000) as Music
A wealthy expatriate American tries to maintain a surface of propriety despite romantic betrayals.
8.
Cotton Mary (1999) as Music
When Lily, a British woman living on her family's estate in post-independence India circa 1954, gives birth prematurely in a former British hospital while her journalist husband is away on assignment, she turns to Cotton Mary, an Anglo-Indian nurse who promises that "God will feed the child." "God,"
9.
Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, A (1998) as Music
A soldier struggles with family life after returning from war.
10.
Place Vendôme (1998) as Music
The death of Vincent Malivert, director of a prestigious jewelry shop on Paris' Place Vendome, has left his wife Marianne in a terrible predicament. A man driven to financial ruin, his life was apparently a mess, but he managed to hide this from Marianne. In the past, Marianne was an active jewelry
11.
4 Million Houseguests (1997) as Music
An inquisitive 11-year-old girl house-sits with her parents at the lakeside home of her grandfather while he is away. To amuse her, the grandfater has left her a series of clues that lead her to keys that unlock his inventions which reveal a magical microcosmic world.
12.
Proprietor, The (1996) as Music
After spending thirty years in New York, a revered French expatriate author returns to Paris and the home in which she lived with her mother before the German Occupation separated the two of them forever. The author, in her 60s, is confronted by two cultures, American and French; two time periods, the past and present, and relationships with friends and lovers old and new as she attempts to re-consider her life and memories.
13.
Surviving Picasso (1996) as Music
This is the story of a famous painter and of a young girl, Francoise, an aspiring painter. Their affair, which lasts 10 years, begins in 1943 during the German occupation of Paris. The painter is Picasso; he is in his 60s, and as wild and passionate as a youth. His path is littered with former mistresses and, while swearing eternal love to Francoise, he pays regular visits to the sensual, phlegmatic Marie-Therese, the brilliant Dora, also a painter, whose feelings for him have brought her to a nervous breakdown, and his Russian wife, Olga, a former dancer, whom he has driven to the point of actual madness. Francoise has to accept all these women and their offspring as part of her relationship with Picasso. Moreover, she has to accept his unpredictable moods, his outrageous sense of humor, his stinginess, his childish tyrannies, and his delight in making others submit to his whims. But when Picasso begins yet another new affair, Francoise realizes that, to save herself, she must leave him.
14.
Jefferson in Paris (1995) as Music
Set just prior to the French Revolution, the story revolves around Thomas Jefferson, then US ambassador to France, and his relationship with Maria Cosway, the unhappy wife of an unfaithful husband.
15.
The Remains Of The Day (1993) as Music
A proper British butler sacrifices happiness to remain faithful to his position.
16.
Howard's End (1992) as Music
A noblewoman's surprising bequest puts three families from different social levels on a collision course.
17.
The Ballad Of The Sad Cafe (1991) as Music
A small-town eccentric opens a café in her decaying home.
18.
Bail Jumper (1990) as Music
A young couple fall in love and leave their small town in Missouri for Staten Island.
19.
Mr. And Mrs. Bridge (1990) as Music
Screen adaptation of Connell's two novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," written in 1958 and 1968, that chronicle 40 years in the lives of a couple and their family in Kansas City, Missouri. Joanne Woodward was named Best Actress of 1990, and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala cited for best screenplay, by the N
20.
Slaves of New York (1989) as Music
A trendy hat designer and her chic graffiti artist boyfriend live and love in Manhattan's East Village.
21.
The Perfect Murder (1988) as Music
A Bombay police detective reluctantly accepts a Swedish investigator as partner on a murder case.
22.
Sweet Lorraine (1987) as Music
23.
Maurice (1987) as Music
A young Englishman struggles to build a life as a gay man.
24.
My Little Girl (1986) as Song ("Alice'S Song")
Idealistic Franny is a teenager who wants to do good in the world. While volunteering at a shelter for disadvantaged girls, she finds that her privileged background is met with skepticism and hostility. When she does start to be effective, she realizes that she has been changed by the experience herself.
25.
A Room With a View (1986) as Music
An Englishwoman visiting Florence is torn between her straitlaced fiance and a young Bohemian.
26.
My Little Girl (1986) as Music
Idealistic Franny is a teenager who wants to do good in the world. While volunteering at a shelter for disadvantaged girls, she finds that her privileged background is met with skepticism and hostility. When she does start to be effective, she realizes that she has been changed by the experience herself.
27.
The Bostonians (1984) as Music
A bored lawyer and a suffragette vie for the attentions of a faith healer's charismatic daughter.
28.
Heat and Dust (1983) as Music
Half a century after her great aunt abandoned her diplomat husband for a disreputable Indian ruler, a young British woman visits the scenes of the long-forgotten scandal and finds parallels in her own life.
29.
Quartet (1981) as Music
When her husband's arrest leaves her penniless, a woman accepts an invitation to move in with a strange couple.
30.
Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980) as Music
Two teachers compete for stage rights to a long lost play by Jane Austen.
31.
The Europeans (1979) as Music
A New England household is upset by the arrival of two cousins from Europe.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

32.
Place Vendôme (1998)
The death of Vincent Malivert, director of a prestigious jewelry shop on Paris' Place Vendome, has left his wife Marianne in a terrible predicament. A man driven to financial ruin, his life was apparently a mess, but he managed to hide this from Marianne. In the past, Marianne was an active jewelry
33.
Place Vendôme (1998)
The death of Vincent Malivert, director of a prestigious jewelry shop on Paris' Place Vendome, has left his wife Marianne in a terrible predicament. A man driven to financial ruin, his life was apparently a mess, but he managed to hide this from Marianne. In the past, Marianne was an active jewelry

Music (special)

34.
Love and Other Sorrows (1989) as Music
A drama, set in St. Louis in 1950, concerning an American family and the first courtship and sexual awakening of the teenage son. Ben Griffin lives with his widowed mother and beautiful 22-year-old sister, Dodie. The restoration of the family's affluence seems to hinge on Dodie's romances and hoped-

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