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The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith  108 min,  [Biography, Crime, Drama]  [Fred Schepisi]  [22 Jun 1978]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 10 nominations.
Actors:  Angela Punch McGregor, Freddy Reynolds, Jack Thompson, Ray Barrett, Tommy Lewis
Plot:  The true story of a part aboriginal man who finds the pressure of adapting to white culture intolerable, and as a result snaps in a violent and horrific manner.
Writer:  Fred Schepisi (screenplay), Thomas Keneally (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Devil's Playground | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Devil's Playground  107 min,  [Drama]  [Fred Schepisi]  [01 Oct 1979]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Arthur Dignam, Charles McCallum, John Frawley, Nick Tate
Plot:  Fred Schepisi's film, 'The Devil's Playground' is an intimate portrait of Tom, a thirteen-year-old struggling in spirit and body with the constraints of living in a Catholic seminary. It is...
Writer:  Fred Schepisi (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia    More Info:  IMDB
Barbarosa | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Barbarosa  90 min,  PG,  [Western]  [Fred Schepisi]  [19 Feb 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Gary Busey, Gilbert Roland, Isela Vega, Willie Nelson
Plot:  A young cowboy hooks up with a legendary outlaw, and before long both are on the run from the law.
Writer:  William D. Wittliff
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Cry in the Dark | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  A Cry in the Dark  120 min,  PG-13,  [Drama]  [Fred Schepisi]  [11 Nov 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Dale Reeves, David Hoflin, Meryl Streep, Sam Neill
Plot:  A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.
Writer:  John Bryson (novel), Robert Caswell (screenplay), Fred Schepisi (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  Australia, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Six Degrees of Separation | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  Six Degrees of Separation  112 min,  R,  [Comedy, Drama, Mystery]  [Fred Schepisi]  [08 Dec 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 nominations.
Actors:  Donald Sutherland, Ian McKellen, Stockard Channing, Will Smith
Plot:  An affluent New York couple finds their lives touched, intruded upon, and compelled by a mysterious young black man who is never quite who he says he is.
Writer:  John Guare (play), John Guare (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Roxanne | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  Roxanne  107 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Fred Schepisi]  [19 Jun 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich, Shelley Duvall, Steve Martin
Plot:  The large-nosed C.D. Bales is in love with the beautiful Roxanne; she falls for his personality but another man's looks.
Writer:  Edmond Rostand (play), Steve Martin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Last Orders | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Last Orders  109 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Fred Schepisi]  [11 Jan 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Bob Hoskins, David Hemmings, Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay
Plot:  A group of old friends reminisce about their lives over the years after the death of one of their crew.
Writer:  Graham Swift (novel), Fred Schepisi
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Germany    More Info:  IMDB
The Russia House | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  The Russia House  123 min,  R,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Fred Schepisi]  [21 Dec 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 75%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  James Fox, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, Sean Connery
Plot:  An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Writer:  John le CarrĂ© (novel), Tom Stoppard (screenplay)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Iceman | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Iceman  100 min,  PG,  [Drama, Sci-Fi]  [Fred Schepisi]  [13 Apr 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Lone, Josef Sommer, Lindsay Crouse, Timothy Hutton
Plot:  A prehistoric Neanderthal man found frozen in ice is revived by an arctic exploration team, who then attempt to use him for their own scientific means.
Writer:  Chip Proser (screenplay), John Drimmer (screenplay), John Drimmer (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Fierce Creatures | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi, Robert Young | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Fierce Creatures  93 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Fred Schepisi, Robert Young]  [24 Jan 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, Metacritic 62/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Jamie Lee Curtis, John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin
Plot:  Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors.
Writer:  John Cleese, Iain Johnstone, Terry Jones (idea for "The Fierce Animal Policy"), Michael Palin (idea for "The Fierce Animal Policy")
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Plenty | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  Plenty  121 min,  R,  [Drama]  [Fred Schepisi]  [20 Sep 1985]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 57%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  AndrĂ© Maranne, Charles Dance, Meryl Streep, Sam Neill
Plot:  A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make whatever kind of life for herself, at the expense of others around her, in post-World War II England.
Writer:  David Hare (play), David Hare (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I.Q. | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  I.Q.  100 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Fred Schepisi]  [25 Dec 1994]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 46%, Metacritic 66/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Lou Jacobi, Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Walter Matthau
Plot:  A mechanic romances the mathematician niece of physicist Albert Einstein, with help from Einstein and his friends.
Writer:  Andy Breckman (story), Andy Breckman (screenplay), Michael Leeson (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
It Runs in the Family | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 43%  It Runs in the Family  109 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Fred Schepisi]  [25 Apr 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 29%, Metacritic 44/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Bernadette Peters, Cameron Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, Rory Culkin
Plot:  This is the story of a dysfunctional New York family, and their attempts to reconcile.
Writer:  Jesse Wigutow
Language:  English, Hebrew, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mr. Baseball | Movie Details for Director Fred Schepisi | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 36%  Mr. Baseball  108 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance, Sport]  [Fred Schepisi]  [02 Oct 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 13%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Aya Takanashi, Dennis Haysbert, Ken Takakura, Tom Selleck
Plot:  Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends.
Writer:  Theo Pelletier (story), John Junkerman (story), Gary Ross (screenplay), Kevin Wade (screenplay), Monte Merrick (screenplay)
Language:  English, Japanese    Country:  USA, Japan    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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