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Born: November 16, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Ashland, Kentucky, USA Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
Ring of Fire (2013)
Biopic that follows June Carter Cash from early childhood growing up in the rural mountains of Virginia to her relationship with Johnny Cash, taking a personal look at her first two marriages, life with her daughters, her touching relationship with her only son, and her infamous courtship with Johnn
2.
Strutter (2012)
A young musician recovers from the loss of his girlfriend with the help of his female filmmaker friend, and even forms a friendship with the rival who stole her.
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4.
Things Behind The Sun (2001) as Director
Owen Richardson, a hip music journalist, is dispatched to write a piece on young rock musician Sherry McGrale. With her fame on the rise and a hard-living Janis Joplin-like reputation, Sherry is no easy assignment for the young reporter. When their paths cross, their pasts collide. Soon it becomes c
5.
Sugar Town (1999) as Director
The story of a group of aging rocker friends and wanna-bes in Los Angeles. Gwen is a ruthless aspiring star, who will do anything it takes to get to the top. Producer Burt is trying to engineer a comeback for a group of aging British rockers, all of whom have their own family problems. Clive, one ba
6.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Director
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
7.
Four Rooms (1995) as Director ("Strange Brew")
The city is Los Angeles. The date is New Year's Eve. And the place is the Mon Signor Hotel, a once-grand, now faded old landmark where a dozen of the most unusual guests ever are about to check in... and a lone bellhop named Ted, on his first day on the job, is in for the wildest night of his life!
8.
Mi Vida Loca - My Crazy Life (1993) as Director
Two latina gang members, Sad Eyes and Mousie, once best friends, become estranged after the same man, a local drug dealer, impregnates them both.
9.
Gas Food Lodging (1991) as Director
Slice of life about a single mother and her two teenage daughters living in a trailer park on the edge of the desert.
10.
Border Radio (1987) as Director
Two musicians try to find their bandleader, who's disappeared after stealing their fee from a crooked club owner.

Cast (feature film)

11.
Lie, The (2011)
Lonnie and Clover were once young idealists -- destined to change the world, until an unanticipated pregnancy derailed their plans. Instead of making their mark, the pair finds themselves trapped in a bourgeois nightmare, hosting barbeques and arguing about organic diapers. Clover is in her final y
12.
Tales from the Script (2010)
Screenwriters ranging from newcomers to living legends share their triumphs and hardships in this probing odyssey through the world of movie storytelling. Candid and unafraid to name names, dozens of participants reveal the fascinating creative adventures that gave birth to notorious flops and belov
13.
This Film is Not Yet Rated (2006)
The MPAA, a lobbying organization for the movie industry, maintains a rating system first implemented in 1968 by longtime president Jack Valenti. This system, with its age based content classification using letter grades G, PG, PG-13, R, and NC-17 (formerly X), has become a cultural icon. But behind
14.
In the Company of Women (2004)
Chronicles and celebrates the contributions of women to independent film over the last two decades. With the help of plentiful clips, critics and artists describe a cinematic phenomenon fueled by the rising influence of feminism. Beginning in the 1980s, Lizzie Borden, Susan Seidelman, and Nancy Savo
15.
Sundance20 (2001) as Herself
An inside look at the Sundance Filmmaker's Lab, which was founded 20 years ago. The chronicle follows three young filmmakers as they grapple with the challenges of filmmaking amidst the breakthtaking natural beauty of Northern Utah. Among the many filmmakers and actors discussing their involvement w

Writer (feature film)

16.
Strutter (2012)
A young musician recovers from the loss of his girlfriend with the help of his female filmmaker friend, and even forms a friendship with the rival who stole her.
17.
Things Behind The Sun (2001) as Screenwriter
Owen Richardson, a hip music journalist, is dispatched to write a piece on young rock musician Sherry McGrale. With her fame on the rise and a hard-living Janis Joplin-like reputation, Sherry is no easy assignment for the young reporter. When their paths cross, their pasts collide. Soon it becomes c
18.
Sugar Town (1999) as Screenwriter
The story of a group of aging rocker friends and wanna-bes in Los Angeles. Gwen is a ruthless aspiring star, who will do anything it takes to get to the top. Producer Burt is trying to engineer a comeback for a group of aging British rockers, all of whom have their own family problems. Clive, one ba
19.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Screenwriter
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
20.
Four Rooms (1995) as Screenplay ("Strange Brew")
The city is Los Angeles. The date is New Year's Eve. And the place is the Mon Signor Hotel, a once-grand, now faded old landmark where a dozen of the most unusual guests ever are about to check in... and a lone bellhop named Ted, on his first day on the job, is in for the wildest night of his life!
21.
Mi Vida Loca - My Crazy Life (1993) as Screenwriter
Two latina gang members, Sad Eyes and Mousie, once best friends, become estranged after the same man, a local drug dealer, impregnates them both.
22.
Gas Food Lodging (1991) as Screenwriter
Slice of life about a single mother and her two teenage daughters living in a trailer park on the edge of the desert.
23.
Border Radio (1987) as Screenwriter
Two musicians try to find their bandleader, who's disappeared after stealing their fee from a crooked club owner.

Producer (feature film)

24.
Strutter (2012)
A young musician recovers from the loss of his girlfriend with the help of his female filmmaker friend, and even forms a friendship with the rival who stole her.
25.
Lover Girl (1997) as Executive Producer
The female employees at a low-rent massage parlor take in a fiesty, but vulnerable teenage girl, whose mother has abandoned her, and become the girl's surrogate family.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

26.
Paris, Texas (1984) as Production Assistant
An amnesiac tries to find the family he lost.

Special Thanks (feature film)

27.
Five Senses, The (1999) as Special Thanks
Five urbanites examine the ways in which seemingly unconnected lives run parallel to each other and eventually intersect. Each key character has lost touch with one of their primary senses: teenage Rachel searches for her identity after losing the small child that was under her care; Rachel's mother
28.
Totally F***ed Up (1993) as Special Thanks
Contending with AIDS, alienation, suicide, drugs and gaybashing, a group of queer teens muddle through with wit, irony and wide-open hearts.

Cast (special)

29.
Intimate Portrait: Rosanna Arquette (2003) as Interviewee
A look into the life of actress Rosanna Arquette through footage of her work as well as interviews with those closest to her.
30.
Indie Sex: Taboos (2001) as Interviewee
Documentary examines sexuality in independent films.
31.
Intimate Portrait: Ally Sheedy (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life and career of actor Ally Sheedy, who made her initial success in such 1980s films as "War Games," "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire." Sheedy recalls the difficulties of the fast track to fame and the detrimental effects of being grouped with the young actors known
32.
Sundance Film Festival Live (1999) as Host
Allison Anders and Kurt Voss cover the post-awards festivities from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Includes interviews and film clips.
33.
Quentin Tarantino: Hollywood's Boy Wonder (1994)
Documentary on the life and career of filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.
34.
Independent Spirit: Close Up (1993)
Host Mario Van Peebles talks with independent filmmakers.

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