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Dean Tavoularis

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Birth Place: Lowell, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Production Designer ...


Cast (feature film)

Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2011)
A portrait of the wild and unruly world of genre filmmaking in the Philippines when the country was a back-lot for a bevy of B-movie mavericks and cinema visionaries.
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
A documentary on the making of the 1979 feature film "Apocalypse Now."

Title Design (feature film)

Rumble Fish (1983) as Title Design

Art Director (feature film)

The Conversation (1974) as Production Design
A surveillance expert uncovers a murder plot within a corrupt corporation.
The Godfather (1972) as Production Design
Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
Little Big Man (1970) as Production Design
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
Zabriskie Point (1970) as Production Design
A young girl helps a student radical escape the police.
Candy (1968) as Art Director
Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a sendup of Voltaire's -Candide-. Young Candy is a college girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Petulia (1968) as Assoc art dir
A married doctor falls for the young wife of an abusive rich man.
Bonnie and Clyde (1967) as Art Director
The legendary bank robbers run riot in the South of the 1930s.
Inside Daisy Clover (1965) as Asst art dir
A girl on the road to stardom fights the dehumanizing effects of Hollywood life.

Art Department (feature film)

The Outsiders (1983) as Set Decorator
Lower-class high-schoolers take on a gang from the right side of the tracks.

Production Designer (feature film)

Angel Eyes (2001) as Production Designer
Sharon Pogue, a policewoman in Los Angeles'' high-crime district, struggles with both the pressures of the job and the pains of an abusive childhood. Her life is saved by Catch, a man who''s lost his wife and child in a car accident. Neither can go forward with a romance that''s clearly starting to bloom until they resolve painful issues from their tragic pasts.
CQ (2001) as Production Designer
Paris, 1969. The filming of a sci-fi movie set in the year 2000 is in trouble, largely because the director's obsession with one of his actresses has clouded his judgement. As a result, the film has no ending. A young American is brought in to finish the film on schedule, but when he too succumbs to
Ninth Gate, The (2000) as Production Designer
Dean Corso is known forhis skill in locating rare books for wealthy collectors. His newest mission: to find the last two volumes of a legendary manual of satanic invocation.
PARENT TRAP, THE (1998) as Production Designer
The tale of identical twin sisters who were separated shortly after birth by the break-up of their different continents by their two successful parents. Hallie is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker. Annie is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth Jam
Bulworth (1998) as Production Designer
In the waning days of the California primary election of 1996, Bill Clinton has secured the Democratic nomination and Bob Dole is in place to run against him. Incumbent US Senator Jay Bulworth, while still holding off a challenger, suffers a nervous breakdown and decides to commit suicide by hiring
Jack (1996) as Production Designer
Jack Powell appears to be an average, middle-aged forty year old man--who plays with G.I. Joe and wears Power Ranger pajamas. But Jack is only 10-years-old. He suffers from a genetic disorder that causes him to physically age four times faster than a normal person. Fearing ridicule from the outside world, Jack''s parents have kept him secluded in their home, which they have stocked with every toy a young boy could want. Toys can''t take the place of the real friends which Jack craves. Now he''s about to embark on the greatest adventure of his unusual life--he''s about to enter the fifth grade.
I Love Trouble (1994) as Production Designer
Competing journalists at rival papers fall in love while exposing a government-involved scandal.
Rising Sun (1993) as Production Designer
Two L.A. cops investigate the murder of an American call girl at a Japanese corporation, and the investigation exposes much more than was expected.
Final Analysis (1992) as Production Designer
A psychological thriller about desire and deception, set in San Francisco. The plot centers around a psychiatrist who enters into a romance with a patient's sister.
Godfather, Part III, The (1990) as Production Designer
The story is set in 1979 when, before retiring, an aging Michael Corleone tries to go legitimate by entering respectable real estate and communications deals, but is slowly drawm back into the world of organized crime against his will.
New York Stories (1989) as Production Designer ("Life Without Zoe")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1988) as Production Designer
A millionaire risks everything on a revolutionary new auto design.
Man in Love, A (1987) as Production Designer
A tempermental director falls in love with the novice actress in his latest film, which results in turmoil for the families of both parties.
Gardens Of Stone (1987) as Production Designer
Soldiers long for combat in Vietnam while serving at Arlington Cemetery.
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) as Production Designer
A housewife travels back in time to change the fate of her shotgun wedding.
The Outsiders (1983) as Production Designer
Lower-class high-schoolers take on a gang from the right side of the tracks.
Rumble Fish (1983) as Production Designer
Hammett (1982) as Production Designer
During his days as a detective, writer Dashiell Hammett tries to find a missing Chinese girl in San Francisco.
One From the Heart (1982) as Production Designer
In Las Vegas, Franny, a Fremont Street travel agent, dreams of taking off to the exotic locales to which she sends her clients. Meanwhile, her husband Hank is preoccupied with the purchase of their spacious, slightly seedy Spanish Moderne home as a good investment. Their anniversary forces the dream
Escape Artist, The (1982) as Production Designer
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
Apocalypse Now (1979) as Production Designer
An Army captain travels to Cambodia during the Vietnam War to terminate a renegade officer.
Brink's Job, The (1978) as Production Designer
After a long time of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transport, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. Curious Tony checks out their headquarters and finds out that their security standard is low beyond belief. Now a really big coup is prepared...
Farewell, My Lovely (1975) as Production Designer
This, the second adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel is much closer to the source text than the original, 'Murder, My Sweet', which tended to avoid some of the sleazier parts of the plot, but still concerns private eye Philip Marlowe's attempts to locate Velma, a former dancer at a seedy nightclub, and the girlfriend of Moose Malloy, a petty criminal just out of prison. Marlowe finds that once he has taken the case events conspire to put him in dangerous situations, and he is forced to follow a confusing trail of untruths and double crosses before he is able to locate Velma.
Godfather, Part II, The (1974) as Production Designer
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.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Heat (1987) as Visual Consultant
Mex Escalante (Reynolds) is a self-assured, all-knowing Las Vegas bodyguard. Holly (Karen Young), a hooker who has been roughed up by Danny DeMarco (Neill Barry), the psychopathic son of a Mafia don, asks for Mex''s help in getting revenge. Meanwhile, Cyrus Kinnick (Peter MacNicol), a clean-cut computer wizard, hires Mex first as his chaperon to make the rounds of the casinos and later to teach him self-defense. Naturally, taking revenge on a sadistic Mafiosa leads to trouble.

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