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Born: November 9, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: South Africa Profession: Writer ...
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Writer (feature film)

1.
Australia (2008)
In Australia, on the brink of World War II, an English aristocrat travels to the faraway continent, where she meets a rough-hewn local and reluctantly agrees to join forces with him to save the land she inherited. Together, they embark upon a transforming journey across hundreds of miles of the world''s most beautiful yet unforgiving terrain, only to still face the bombing of the city of Darwin by the Japanese forces that attacked Pearl Harbor.
2.
Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The (2007)
Jean-Dominique Bauby AKA "Jean-Do," the high-flying editor of French Elle and father of two, was renowned for his sense of humor and style, his joie de vivre and amorous energy, when, in an instant, his world was plunged into the depths of catastrophe. Faced with a harrowing predicament, Jean-Do wil
3.
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
In the complex, magical and sensual city of Cartagena, Colombia, a man waits over fifty years for his one true love. Florentino Ariza, a poet and telegraph clerk, discovers his life's passion when he sees Fermina Daza through the window of her father's villa. Through a series of passionate letters,
4.
Oliver Twist (2005) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
Abandoned at an early age, Oliver Twist is forced to live in a workhouse lorded over by the awful Mr. Bumble, who cheats the boys of their meager rations. Desperate yet determined, Oliver makes his escape to the streets of London. Penniless and alone, he is lured into a world of crime by the siniste
5.
Being Julia (2004) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
In London in 1938, actress Julia Lambert is at her peak, physically and profesionally, but her successful theatrical career and her marriage to handsome impressario Michael Gosselyn have become stale and unfulfilling. She longs for novelty, excitement, sparks. Enter Tom Fennell. a younger man who cl
6.
Statement, The (2003) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
Set in modern day France, the story of Pierre Brossard who, as a young man, was a Nazi executioner under the Vichy regime. Brossard has never been brought to trial and has lived a peaceful and anonymous life, sheltered by right-wing elements within the Catholic Church. A new investigation into his c
7.
Pianist, The (2002) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa
8.
Taking Sides (2001) as Source Material (From Play)
Based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular and renowned conductors of the 1930s, Furtwangler's reputation rivaled that of Toscanini's. After the war, he was inves
9.
Taking Sides (2001) as Screenplay (Adaptation)
Based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular and renowned conductors of the 1930s, Furtwangler's reputation rivaled that of Toscanini's. After the war, he was inves
10.
Cry, The Beloved Country (1995) as Screenwriter
A South African preacher sets out to find his wayward son who has committed a crime in the big city.
11.
Browning Version, The (1994) as Screenwriter
An unpopular English boarding school teacher's life is changed after a surprise act of kindness by a pupil.
12.
Fine Romance, A (1991) as Screenwriter
Story about two people who tempt romance after finding out that their spouses are romantically involved.
13.
Mandela (1987) as Screenwriter
A movie about the South African political activist, Nelson Mandela, his involvement with the African National Congress, his trial for treason, and his imprisonment to this day for challenging his country's brutal apartheid policy.
14.
The Doctor and the Devils (1985) as Screenwriter
Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies for his laboratory testing.
15.
The Dresser (1983) as Play As Source Material ("The Dresser")
A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear.
16.
The Dresser (1983) as Screenwriter
A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear.
17.
Operation Daybreak (1975) as Screenwriter
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
18.
Sudden Terror (1971) as Screenwriter
Witnessing an assassination, a boy claims the assassins are hunting him. With his older sister, the pair escape numerous attacks and are aided by their grandfather and a resourceful young bystander even under the spectre of martial law.
19.
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1971) as Screenwriter
Fly-on-the-wall treatment of an ordinary day in the life of a prisoner in Stalin`s Gulag. Closely adapted from Solzhenitsyn`s classic novel based on his own experiences. Shot entirely on location in northern Norway.
20.
Arrivederci, Baby! (1966) as Story
Nick has married several times, but all his rich wives were "accidently" killed after some time. Now he's married a young Italian widow, but it is not so easy to get rid of her, especially when she learns of his plans and tries to turn the tables.
21.
A High Wind in Jamaica (1965) as Screenwriter
The parents of children living in Jamaica, afraid that the kids are growing up uncivilized, decide to send them to England. But during the voyage, the childrens' ship is boarded by pirates and in the confusion the children wind up trapped on the pirate ship. The children view it as a lark, and one of them, a girl named Emily, develops an unusual bond with Chavez, the pirate captain. The superstitious pirates can't wait to unload the kids at the first port, but a tragedy prevents it, and Emily's relationship with Chavez takes a fateful twist.

Producer (feature film)

22.
The Dresser (1983) as Producer
A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear.

Music (feature film)

23.
Imaginary Heroes (2004) as Song ("I'Ll Be Home This Christmas")
Following a sobering family tragedy, the Travises go to pieces. Teenaged son Tim, the black sheep of the family, walks through his life like it's a bad dream. His father Ben begins treating his wife and children like strangers and completely disengages from the world around him, while his mother San

Film Production - Main (feature film)

24.
Cromwell (1970) as Script cons
A Puritan leader sparks a revolution in 17th century England.

Writer (special)

25.
Summit: A Nuclear Age Drama, The (1987) as Writer
A special focusing on the summit between President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev held on December 8, 1987. Preceding a live studio discussion among members of previous summit negotiating teams, is a presentation of "Breakthrough at Reykjavik," a 52-minute dramatization of th

Writer (special)

26.
Evita Peron (1981) as Screenwriter
Faye Dunaway is the ambitious peasant girl from the Argentine village of Junin who claws her way to the top to help make her lover, Juan Peron, the nation's dictator-president and herself one of the world's richest, most powerful women. In her early forties, Dunaway was somewhat old for the role whi

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