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Peter Collinson

Peter Collinson



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Birth Place: Lincolnshire, England, GB Profession: Director ...


Director (feature film)

Earthling, The (1981) as Director
Diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer, Patrick Foley has returned to his native Australia to die in the peace and quiet of the wilderness. His simple plan is complicated, however, when he meets Shawn Daley, a young boy who has just lost his parents in an accident, and takes him under his wing. Located far from any civilization, Patrick continues on his mission, but decides to teach Shawn the skills that he'll need to survive after his mentor is dead.
House On Garibaldi Street (1979) as Director
A dramatization, filmed in Spain, about the events leading up to the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann by Israeli agents in Argentina in 1960. Two of the actors, Topol and Janet Suzman, are best known to American moviegoers as Academy Award nominees for their roles in "Fiddler on the Roof
Tomorrow Never Comes (1978) as Director
Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working at a new resort hotel where the owner has given her a permanent place to stay, as well as other gifts, in exchange for her affections. In the course of fighting over this development, tensions between Frank and Janie escalate out of control until he is holding her hostage in a standoff with the police. As the negotiators try to talk Frank into giving himself up, the desperate man feels himself being pushed further and further into a corner.
Sell Out, The (1976) as Director
Ten Little Indians (1975) as Director
Updated version of the Agatha Christie book "And Then There Were None. In this version, the group is invited, under false pretenses, to an isolated hotel in the Iranian desert. After dinner, a cassette tape (voiced by the legendary Orson Welles) accuses them all of crimes that they have gotten away with. One by one they begin to die, in accordance to the Ten Little Indians Nursery rhyme. After a search is made of the hotel, they realize that the murderer is one of them. A few members of the group attempt to trust each other, but the question still remains, who can one trust? and who will leave the hotel alive?
Spiral Staircase, The (1975) as Director
A mute nurse cares for an old invalid in a house where a killer lurks.
Open Season (1974) as Director
Three Vietnam vets have become so conditioned to violence that they have developed psychotic tendencies. They kidnap people, brutalize them, then turn them loose and hunt them like animals. However the father of one of their earlier victims is plotting a vicious revenge against them.
Man Called Noon, The (1973) as Director
Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Shy Brenda Thompson (Rita Tushingham) writes naive children's stories to amuse herself. Stifled and desperate for a man of her own, she leaves Liverpool, telling her mom she's pregnant, and gets a job in a boutique in London. She moves in with the promiscuous but good-hearted Caroline (Katya Wyeth) but the mod set shuns her for her plain looks. Then she kidnaps a strange young man's dog, so as to perhaps get to know him while returning it. The young man turns out to be Peter (Shane Bryant), a psychopath with a predilection for killing beautiful things. He renames Brenda Wendy, and they start a hopeful, if strange, relationship. It might have a chance, if it weren't for Peter's murderous secrets.
Innocent Bystanders (1972) as Director
Fright (1971) as Director
A baby sitter and her young charge are terrorized by an escaped mental patient.
You Can't Win 'Em All (1970) as Director
Two Army buddies sign on to help Turkish mercenaries escort the governor''''s daughters.
The Italian Job (1969) as Director
A stylish robber plans to steal a gold shipment.
Up the Junction (1968) as Director
Movie version of the BBC TV play that first addresses some of the major social issues of the day. A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea. She gets a flat and starts working in a factory and makes some friends there. One of her friends is pregnant but abortion is illegal ...
The Long Day's Dying (1968) as Director
The Penthouse (1967) as Director

Writer (feature film)

The Penthouse (1967) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

The Long Day's Dying (1968) as Producer

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