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Born: December 26, 1939 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Australia Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Words and Pictures (2014)
Prep school English teacher Jack Marcus laments his students' obsession with social media and good grades rather than engaging with the power of the written word. A one-time literary star, Jack has not published in years, filling his spare time with drink versus the art of language. He meets his mat
2.
Beast of Bataan (2010)
Film based on the true story of Japanese General Homma, "The Beast of Bataan," who was implicated in the Japanese Bataan Death March. 10,000 American and Filipino soldiers died on the forced march to captivity in 1942. Homma's young lawyer tries the case, his first, and fights against the death pena
3.
It Runs in the Family (2003) as Director
The Grombergs are a highly successful family--except when it comes to communicating with each other. Alex Gromberg is a man caught in the middle. Navigating the tricky, ever-changing roles of father, son, and husband, he's trying to avoid the mistakes his father made while coming to terms with the o
4.
Last Orders (2001) as Director
When one of a group of lifelong friends dies, his buddies are left to carry out his last wishes: to take his ashes and dispose of them off the pier in the seaside town of Margate. As their sentimental journey begins and their own emotional mysteries unfold, they try to come to terms with Jack's deat
5.
Fierce Creatures (1997) as Director
A small, idyllic English zoo is taken over by Octopus, a large multi-national corporation whose hard-nosed chief executive attempts to tame the zoo keepers and change the zoo. He sends his marketing genius son and a female customer relations executive to the zoo to try to find a way to make it more
6.
I.Q. (1994) as Director
Set in Princeton, N.J. in the mid-1950s, the scientific genius Albert Einstein is cast in the role of a most unlikely Cupid when his brainy niece, Catherine, becomes engaged to an equally scholarly but conniving psychologist. Foreseeing a bleak future for Catherine if she goes through with the marri
7.
Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) as Director
A man claiming to be a a couple's son's friend from Harvard asks for lodging for one night. he enchants them with food and conversation, but in the morning they find out he is a fake.
8.
Mr. Baseball (1992) as Director
A slumping Major Leaguer is traded to a Japanese team.
9.
The Russia House (1990) as Director
An expatriate Englishmen finds love while doing intelligence work in the Soviet Union.
10.
Cry in the Dark, A (1988) as Director
The true story of a woman put on trial for the murder of her baby, though she maintains that the child was in fact taken by a wild dingo.
11.
Roxanne (1987) as Director
A fireman with an abnormally long nose tries to match the woman he loves with a young friend.
12.
Plenty (1985) as Director
A British woman, working for the Resistance during World War II, enjoys the finest and most challenging days of her life, but when the war ends she becomes increasingly disillusioned and unfufilled.
13.
Iceman (1984) as Director
An Arctic researcher, Shepherd, discovers a 40,000 year-old man frozen in ice. Shepherd wants to protect him, but a surgical team wants to dissect the mystical Iceman.
14.
Barbarosa (1982) as Director
A young cowboy and a legendary outlaw team up to escape the law.
15.
Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, The (1978) as Director
An epic about the oppression, explosion, and subsequent flight of a half-caste aborigine in the year 1900.
16.
Devil's Playground, The (1976) as Director
A semi-autobiographical "memoir" of life in an Australian Catholic seminary for boys and young men.
17.
Libido (1973) as Director ("The Priest")

Cast (feature film)

18.
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation (2008)
Examines Australian "Ozploitation" genre cinema from the 1970s and 1980s, as well as the auteurs and actors who brought the films to life. In 1971, with the introduction of the R-certificate, Australia's censorship regime went from repressive to progressive virtually overnight. This cultural explosi
19.
I Think I Cannes (1999)
Shot in the South of France at the chaotic Cannes Film Festival, follows a young woman's journey at the world's most prestigious and pretentious film festival. Although an uninvited guest, she ultimately breaks into the movie business and learns that the journey is the destination.

Writer (feature film)

20.
Last Orders (2001) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
When one of a group of lifelong friends dies, his buddies are left to carry out his last wishes: to take his ashes and dispose of them off the pier in the seaside town of Margate. As their sentimental journey begins and their own emotional mysteries unfold, they try to come to terms with Jack's deat
21.
Cry in the Dark, A (1988) as Screenwriter
The true story of a woman put on trial for the murder of her baby, though she maintains that the child was in fact taken by a wild dingo.
22.
Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, The (1978) as Screenwriter
An epic about the oppression, explosion, and subsequent flight of a half-caste aborigine in the year 1900.
23.
Devil's Playground, The (1976) as Screenwriter
A semi-autobiographical "memoir" of life in an Australian Catholic seminary for boys and young men.

Producer (feature film)

24.
Words and Pictures (2014)
Prep school English teacher Jack Marcus laments his students' obsession with social media and good grades rather than engaging with the power of the written word. A one-time literary star, Jack has not published in years, filling his spare time with drink versus the art of language. He meets his mat
25.
Levity (2003) as Executive Producer
Manuel Jordan is about to leave the prison that has been his home for the last 22 years. He is clearly a changed man, but his time behind bars hasn't calmed his restless soul. Drawn to the neighborhood where he committed the crime that haunts him, he finds a place in a community center where he can
26.
It Runs in the Family (2003) as Executive Producer
The Grombergs are a highly successful family--except when it comes to communicating with each other. Alex Gromberg is a man caught in the middle. Navigating the tricky, ever-changing roles of father, son, and husband, he's trying to avoid the mistakes his father made while coming to terms with the o
27.
Last Orders (2001) as Producer
When one of a group of lifelong friends dies, his buddies are left to carry out his last wishes: to take his ashes and dispose of them off the pier in the seaside town of Margate. As their sentimental journey begins and their own emotional mysteries unfold, they try to come to terms with Jack's deat
28.
That Eye, The Sky (1994) as Executive Producer
A teenage boy tries to free his father from a coma following a car accident.
29.
I.Q. (1994) as Producer
Set in Princeton, N.J. in the mid-1950s, the scientific genius Albert Einstein is cast in the role of a most unlikely Cupid when his brainy niece, Catherine, becomes engaged to an equally scholarly but conniving psychologist. Foreseeing a bleak future for Catherine if she goes through with the marri
30.
Six Degrees Of Separation (1993) as Producer
A man claiming to be a a couple's son's friend from Harvard asks for lodging for one night. he enchants them with food and conversation, but in the morning they find out he is a fake.
31.
Mr. Baseball (1992) as Producer
A slumping Major Leaguer is traded to a Japanese team.
32.
The Russia House (1990) as Producer
An expatriate Englishmen finds love while doing intelligence work in the Soviet Union.
33.
Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, The (1978) as Producer
An epic about the oppression, explosion, and subsequent flight of a half-caste aborigine in the year 1900.
34.
Devil's Playground, The (1976) as Producer
A semi-autobiographical "memoir" of life in an Australian Catholic seminary for boys and young men.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

35.
Empire Falls (2005)
Miles Roby is the proprieter of the local diner, Empire Grill, where everyone gathers in the once prosperous mill town of Empire Falls. Divorced with a teenage daughter, Miles comes to a crossroads in his life where the past of this sleepy, New England town catches up with the present to make clear

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

36.
Empire Falls (2005)
Miles Roby is the proprieter of the local diner, Empire Grill, where everyone gathers in the once prosperous mill town of Empire Falls. Divorced with a teenage daughter, Miles comes to a crossroads in his life where the past of this sleepy, New England town catches up with the present to make clear

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