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...City Street – New York City – Day A rich, smart woman walks by. [Mel voice-over My mother could be rich. She could be rich and smart. Or she could be rich and stupid. A rich, stupid woman walks by. On the other hand, she could be poor...

Buck Henry

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Buck Henry wrote the screenplays for The Graduate (with Calder Willingham), Candy, Catch-22, The Owl and the Pussycat, What's Up, Doc?, and To Die For, among many others. He co-directed Heaven Can Wait with Warren Beatty, wrote and directed...

Nora Ephron

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Nora Ephron, who began her career as a journalist and essayist in the late sixties, has directed This is My Life, Sleepless in Seattle, Mixed Nuts, Michael, You've Got Mail and the forthcoming Numbers. Her screenplays (which have earned her...

John Pierson

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...As a producer's representative, John Pierson has been instrumental in bringing a number of seminal independent films to the screen since the mid-eighties, including She's Gotta Have It, Working Girls, Go Fish, Roger & Me, The Thin Blue...

Frances McDormand

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Actress Frances McDormand has appeared in Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Chattahoochee, Hidden Agenda, Darkman, Short Cuts, Beyond Rangoon, Primal Fear, Madeline and Wonder Boys, among others. She was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress...

Ted Hope and James Schamus

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...James Schamus and Ted Hope co-founded Good Machine, a New York-based independent production company, in 1991. They have been involved in the production of over forty films, including Happiness, Walking and Talking, The Myth of Fingerprints,...

Jim Jarmusch

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Jim Jarmusch has written and directed Permanent Vacation, Stranger Than Paradise (winner of the Camera d'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival), Down By Law, Mystery Train, Night on Earth, Dead Man and Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai. He...

Jonas Mekas

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Jonas Mekas, director and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives, is a film-maker, poet, critic and long-time proponent of avant-garde film. He founded the influential journal Film Culture in 1955, and wrote the 'Movie Journal' column...

Walter Bernstein

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Walter Bernstein's screenplays include Fail-Safe (both for the 1964 Sidney Lumet film and Stephen Frears's 2000 remake), Heller in Pink Tights, The Molly Maguires, The Front, Semi-Tough, Yanks (with Colin Welland), and The House on Carroll...

Carter Burwell

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Carter Burwell composed his first film score for the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple; he has since scored all of their films, as well as nearly fifty others, including Being John Malkovich, High Fidelity, Three Kings, Velvet Goldmine, Gods...