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Born: July 3, 1937 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Writer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) as Director
The comedic adventures of two minor characters from "Hamlet."

Writer (feature film)

2.
Tulip Fever (2015)
During the 17th-century Tulip Wars, a married noblewoman has an affair with an artist and switches identities with her maid to escape the wealthy merchant she married.
3.
Anna Karenina (2012)
In late 19th century Russia, Anna, a young married woman, seeks to escape a passionless marriage through a doomed love affair with the charming Count Vronsky.
4.
Enigma (2001) as Screenwriter
In March 1943, cryptoanalysts at Bletchley Park, Britian's top code-breaking center, are facing their worst nightmare: Nazi U-boats have unexpectedly changed the code by which they communicate with each other and German High Command. An Allied merchant shipping convoy with 10,000 passengers and vita
5.
Vatel (2000) as Screenplay; Screenplay Adaptation (English Translation)
The true story of France's first celebrity chef.
6.
Sleepy Hollow (1999) as Screenwriter
Ichabod Crane, a discredited professor is exiled to Sleepy Hollow because of his outrageous theories. Once there he learns of a local myth and uncovers a headless horseman, who has killed four people in search of a suitable replacement for his own missing head.
7.
Poodle Springs (1998) as Screenwriter
Television movie based on the novel by Robert Parker, from the final Philip Marlowe story begun by Raymond Chandler. Hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe is 15 years past his prime, as cynical as ever, but also a newlywed. Moving to the small desert town of Poodle Springs after marrying Laura, the daughter of billionaire P.J. Parker, Marlowe becomes immersed in deadly intrigue surrounding the murder of another investigator. When he uncovers a scheme to move the state border of Nevada, which may involve his father-in-law, the world-weary private eye from the 1940s encounters a '60s web of greed, lust and murder. With a talent for attracting trouble, Marlowe finds it in the form of murder, bigamy, gambling, pornography and double identity.
8.
Shakespeare in Love (1998) as Screenwriter
It is the summer of 1593, and the rising young star of London's theatre scene, Will Shakespeare, faces a scourge like no other: a paralyzing bout of writer's block. While the great Elizabethan age of entertainment unfolds around him, Will is without inspiration on material. What Will needs is a muse--and in an extraordinary moment in which life imitates art, he finds and falls for a woman who draws him into his own dramatic adventure of star-crossed love. It all begins when Lady Viola, desperate to become an actor at a time when women were forbidden from such depravity, disguises herself as a man to audition for Will's play. But the guise slips away as their passion ignites. Now Will's quill again begins to flow, this time turning love into words, as Viola becomes his real-life Juliet and Romeo finds his reason to exist. Yet all is not well in Will's world. For even as the parchment begins to pile up, he's plagued by the fact that Lady Viola must marry the insufferable Lord Wessex.
9.
Billy Bathgate (1991) as Screenwriter
In 1930s New York City, a teenage boy rises in the mob with the assistance of boss and notorious gangster Dutch Schultz.
10.
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) as Play As Source Material
The comedic adventures of two minor characters from "Hamlet."
11.
The Russia House (1990) as Screenwriter
An expatriate Englishmen finds love while doing intelligence work in the Soviet Union.
12.
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead (1990) as Screenwriter
The comedic adventures of two minor characters from "Hamlet."
13.
Empire Of The Sun (1987) as Screenwriter
A soldier-of-fortune helps a young boy survive in World War II Japan.
14.
Brazil (1985) as Screenwriter
A clerk in a bureaucratic future world becomes an enemy of the state when he falls in love.
15.
Squaring the Circle (1983) as Screenwriter
16.
The Human Factor (1980) as Screenwriter
A diplomat is suspected of being a double agent.
17.
Despair (1978) as Screenwriter
Germany in the early 1930s. Against the backdrop of the Nazis' rise, Hermann Hermann, a Russian TmigrT and chocolate magnate, goes slowly mad. It begins with his seating himself in a chair to observe himself making love to his wife, Lydia, a zaftig empty-headed siren who is also sleeping with her cousin. Hermann is soon given to intemperate outbursts at his workers, other businessmen, and strangers. Then, he meets Felix, an itinerant laborer, whom he delusionally believes looks exactly like himself. Armed with a new life insurance policy, he hatches an elaborate plot in the belief it will free him of all his worries.
18.
Three Men in a Boat (1975) as Screenwriter
Three lazy, late Victorian gentlemen take a trip along the Thames.
19.
Romantic Englishwoman, The (1975) as Screenwriter
What is real and what is fiction? Faced with writer's block with his novel, Lewis Fielding turns to a film script about a woman finding herself after his wife Elizabeth returns from Baden Baden. She didn't quite find herself there but had a brief encounter in a lift with a German who says he is a poet. Now the German is in England, gets himself invited to tea where he claims he admires Fielding's books. Which one does he like the best? "Tom Jones." Amused at being confused with the other Fielding, the novelist works the German into the plot.

Special Thanks (feature film)

20.
Civil Action, A (1998) as Special Thanks
Jan Schlichtmann, a lawyer with a desire to achieve financial and material success without losing his belief in the justice system, agrees to take on two powerful corporations (Beatrice Foods and W.R. Grace) when members of eight families in the Boston industrial suburb of Woburn are stricken with leukemia due to toxic poisoning in their tap water. Instead of being a quick-win case, it becomes a financial black hole into which Schlictmann pours $2.5 million as he fights for years against the bottomless coffers of the corporate world. Though he eventually negotiates an $8,000,000 settlement from W.R. Grace, he falls into a personal state of financial ruin in the process.

Cast (special)

21.
26th Annual Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (2003) as Special Appearance
Coverage of the Kennedy Center Honors presentation, which pays tribute to outstanding Americans who have distinguished themselves in the performing arts.
22.
Inside Hollywood: The Pictures, the People, the Academy Awards (1999)
Interviews with Oscar nominees and a behind-the-scenes look at preparations for Oscar night.

Writer (special)

23.
Vaclav Havel's Largo Desolato (1990) as English Adaptation
A fictionalized autobiographical play written by Czechoslovakian playwright-turned-president Vaclav Havel in 1984 upon his release from a four-and-one-half-year prison term for political subversion. The play focuses on two days in the life of a dissident writer who is awaiting the knock at the door
24.
Vaclav Havel's Largo Desolato (1990) as Writer
A fictionalized autobiographical play written by Czechoslovakian playwright-turned-president Vaclav Havel in 1984 upon his release from a four-and-one-half-year prison term for political subversion. The play focuses on two days in the life of a dissident writer who is awaiting the knock at the door
25.
On the Razzle (1986) as Writer
Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Johann Nestroy's farce about two young shop clerks who go "on the razzle" in Vienna for a carefree romantic fling.
26.
Professional Foul (1978) as Play As Source Material
An adaptation for television of Tom Stoppard's play about the adventures of a Cambridge professor visiting the city of Prague to deliver a paper.

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