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Jules Dassin

Jules Dassin

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Also Known As: Died: March 31, 2008
Born: December 18, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Middletown, Connecticut, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Circle of Two (1981) as Director
2.
Dream of Passion, A (1978) as Director
Maya is a famous actress who is returning to the stage for a production of the classic Greek tragedy Medea, in which she will play the title character, a mother who murders her children. Kostas, Maya's former lover, will be directing Maya in the production, and when he discovers that Brenda, an Amer
3.
Rehearsal, The (1974) as Director
Semi-documentary on the massacre of students by the Greek junta.
4.
Promise at Dawn (1970) as Director
5.
Uptight (1968) as Director
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,
6.
Survival 1967 (1968) as Director
7.
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966) as Director
A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
8.
Topkapi (1964) as Director
An international band of thieves plots to steal a priceless treasure from a heavily guarded museum.
9.
Phaedra (1962) as Director
A tycoon's restless wife seduces her stepson.
10.
The Law (1960) as Director
A cook turns to theft so she and her lover can marry.
11.
Never on Sunday (1960) as Director
An American scholar in Greece tries to reform a local prostitute.
12.
He Who Must Die (1957) as Director
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. The leading citizens of the town, under the auspices of the Patriarch, choose those that will play the parts in the Passion. A stuttering shepherd is chosen to play Jesus. The town butcher (who wanted to be Jesus) is chosen as Judas. The town prostitute is chosen as Mary Magdalene. The rest of the disciples are also chosen. As the movie unfolds, the Passion Play becomes a reality. A group of villagers, uprooted by the war and impoverished, arrive at the village led by their priest. The wealthier citizens of the town want nothing with these people and manipulate a massacre. In the context of the 1920's each of the characters plays out their biblical role in actuality.
13.
Rififi (1954) as Director
Four friends plot an intricate jewelry heist, planning for everything except human frailty.
14.
Half Angel (1951) as Director
A prim and proper lady has an alter ego that comes out while she sleepwalks.
15.
Night and the City (1950) as Director
A London hustler has ambitious plans that never work out.
16.
Thieves' Highway (1949) as Director
17.
The Naked City (1948) as Director
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
18.
Brute Force (1947) as Director
Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail.
19.
A Letter for Evie (1946) as Director
A timid soldier sends his buddy's picture to a romantic pen pal.
20.
Two Smart People (1946) as Director
In New Orleans, lady crook tries to steal a con man''s hidden loot.
21.
The Canterville Ghost (1944) as Director
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
22.
Young Ideas (1943) as Director
A widow's grown children try to break up her romance with a college professor.
23.
Reunion in France (1942) as Director
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
24.
Nazi Agent (1942) as Director
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
25.
The Affairs of Martha (1942) as Director
A servant's scandalous novel lands her employers in hot water.

Cast (feature film)

26.
Buzz (2006)
Profiles legendary Hollywood screenwriter and acclaimed novelist A I 'Buzz' Bezzerides, who quickly became known as 'the King of Noir'. Graylisted during the McCarthy era, 'Buzz' was one of many talents to suffer from the industrial-style practices of the 'dream factory' in which writers were regard
28.
Phaedra (1962) as Christo
A tycoon's restless wife seduces her stepson.
29.
Never on Sunday (1960) as Homer
An American scholar in Greece tries to reform a local prostitute.
30.
Rififi (1954) as Cesar--Le Milanais
Four friends plot an intricate jewelry heist, planning for everything except human frailty.

Writer (feature film)

31.
Night And The City (1992) as From Film ("Night And The City")
Remake of Jules Dassin's 1950 film, about a lawyer trying to make it as a boxing promoter.
32.
Dream of Passion, A (1978) as Screenwriter
Maya is a famous actress who is returning to the stage for a production of the classic Greek tragedy Medea, in which she will play the title character, a mother who murders her children. Kostas, Maya's former lover, will be directing Maya in the production, and when he discovers that Brenda, an Amer
33.
Promise at Dawn (1970) as Screenwriter
34.
Uptight (1968) as Screenwriter
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,
35.
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966) as Screenwriter
A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
36.
Phaedra (1962) as Screenwriter
A tycoon's restless wife seduces her stepson.
37.
Never on Sunday (1960) as Screenwriter
An American scholar in Greece tries to reform a local prostitute.
38.
The Law (1960) as Writer
A cook turns to theft so she and her lover can marry.
39.
He Who Must Die (1957) as Screenwriter
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. The leading citizens of the town, under the auspices of the Patriarch, choose those that will play the parts in the Passion. A stuttering shepherd is chosen to play Jesus. The town butcher (who wanted to be Jesus) is chosen as Judas. The town prostitute is chosen as Mary Magdalene. The rest of the disciples are also chosen. As the movie unfolds, the Passion Play becomes a reality. A group of villagers, uprooted by the war and impoverished, arrive at the village led by their priest. The wealthier citizens of the town want nothing with these people and manipulate a massacre. In the context of the 1920's each of the characters plays out their biblical role in actuality.
40.
Rififi (1954) as Adaptation
Four friends plot an intricate jewelry heist, planning for everything except human frailty.
41.
Rififi (1954) as Screenwriter
Four friends plot an intricate jewelry heist, planning for everything except human frailty.

Producer (feature film)

42.
Dream of Passion, A (1978) as Producer
Maya is a famous actress who is returning to the stage for a production of the classic Greek tragedy Medea, in which she will play the title character, a mother who murders her children. Kostas, Maya's former lover, will be directing Maya in the production, and when he discovers that Brenda, an Amer
43.
Promise at Dawn (1970) as Producer
44.
Survival 1967 (1968) as Producer
45.
Uptight (1968) as Producer
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,
46.
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966) as Producer
A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
47.
Topkapi (1964) as Producer
An international band of thieves plots to steal a priceless treasure from a heavily guarded museum.
48.
Phaedra (1962) as Producer
A tycoon's restless wife seduces her stepson.
49.
Never on Sunday (1960) as Producer
An American scholar in Greece tries to reform a local prostitute.

Music (feature film)

50.
Bittersweet Place (2005)
When the Schaffer family patriarch is diagnosed with a fatal illness, its members struggle to cope while juggling personal problems. While oldest daughter Susannah sacrifices her own needs to keep the family together. Manic depressive youngest sister Paulie spends her free time with her deadbeat hus

Title Design (feature film)

51.
Rififi (1954) as Subtitles (2000 Re-Release)
Four friends plot an intricate jewelry heist, planning for everything except human frailty.

Production Companies (feature film)

52.
Promise at Dawn (1970) as Company
53.
Uptight (1968) as Company
A desperate African-American man betrays his friend, a black militant leader, for some money to help feed his girlfriend's children, and then becomes the object of a manhunt by the militant group,

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