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William Deseta

William Deseta


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Art Director (feature film)

Protector, The (1985) as Art Direction
Two New York cops team up to track down a drug czar who has kidnapped the daughter of a business rival. Their search soon leads them to Hong Kong where everything culminates in a martial arts showdown. Chinese superstar Jackie Chan shows off his incredible gymnastic talents in one of his rare American film appearances.
Something Short of Paradise (1979) as Art Direction
Journalist Madeleine Ross and art theater owner Harris Sloane have a less than solid relationship, frequently breaking up and making up. So when Madeleine meets a famous French movie star, he not only serves as a major distraction for her, but is a catalyst for clarifying the true feelings that she

Production Designer (feature film)

Open Admissions (1988)
A television movie about a professor at an urban college who has difficulty coping with the results of the school's open admission policies, especially as regards one young student from the ghetto. Based on the original one-act play and the full-length Broadway version, both by Shirley Lauro.
Soldier, The (1982) as Production Designer
Political thriller involving a clash between the world's oil supply and international politics.
Night School (1981) as Production Designer
Exterminator, The (1980) as Production Designer
A Vietnam veteran declares a one-man war on crime after his best friend is paralyzed in a vicious attack by thugs. He declares war not only on the criminals who injured his friend, but on the entire lawless underclass.
Scalpel (1976) as Production Designer
It is likely that a psychotic surgeon murdered his wife, and he did murder his daughter''s boyfriend. The surgeon is unhappy when he finds out that he has been totally cut out of his father-in-law''s will and that the man''s large estate is to go to his own daughter, who has run away. So the surgeon devises a plan to re-create his daughter''s face from the damaged face of a go-go dancer. And with this woman''s help, he begins cheating the estate and gets more demented as he continues with his plot.

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