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Schepisi, Fred

Works: 145 works in 760 publications in 11 languages and 12,174 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Television mini-series  Spy films  Sports films  Documentary television programs  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Restager , Scenarist, Editor, fmp, Creator, Other, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fred Schepisi
Roxanne by Steve Martin( Visual )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C.D. Bales, a fireman with an astonishingly long nose, harbors a secret love for Roxanne, a beautiful astronomy student who is attracted to another man
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Words and pictures by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prep school teacher Jack Marcus meets his match in Dina Delsanto, an abstract painter and new teacher on campus. He challenges her to a war between words and pictures, and in the process, sparks an unlikely romance
Six degrees of separation by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

41 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Manhattan art dealers take a young man into their home believing him to be a friend of their children and Sidney Poitier's son, he leaves them with a lasting impression
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lindy lives the nightmare of seeing a wild dog carry off her infant, then endures a travesty of a trial by the courts and media
I.Q. by Jean-François Davy( Visual )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
It runs in the family by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is trying to deal with a midlife crisis, while feeling caught in the middle of his familial obligations. While successful, Alex sometimes feels as if he's under the shadow of his father, Mitchell, a successful attorney. Mitchell has recently survived a stroke, and Alex and Mitchell want to mend their relationship while there's still time
Mr. Baseball( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An arrogant and aging major league baseball player attempts to revive his career after being traded by the Yankees to a team in Japan
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer both deliver exceptional performances as two people - he from England, she from Russia - caught up in a world of spies and politics, whose love could prove fatal to them both. When Katya, a beautiful Russian book editor attempts to send British publisher Barley Blair a manuscript written by "DANTE", a noted Soviet scientist, she unwittingly involves him in a world of international espionage. Having met Blair at a dinner party, Dante trusts him to publish the manuscript, which contains information that could alter the balance of world power. But before the manuscript reaches Blair it is intercepted by the West's spy-masters, who then send Blair to Russia to gain more information on the mysterious manuscript. But when Blair falls in love with Katya, he must decide whose side he is really on
Last orders by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

46 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of four men, covering nearly a half-century of these South London buddies lives, from thier adopted pub to Margate Pier. Through a series of flashbacks, they take you on a journey of a lifetime. Along with them are the ashes of Jack, their larger-than-life friend, whose deathbed request sends them on their way
Plenty by David Hare( Visual )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Traherne is a former World War II French Resistance fighter who returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences in occupied France. She finds that she is having trouble fitting back into formal British society after the war
Fierce creatures by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ruthless media mogul Rod McCain acquires England's Marwood Zoo, he sends his sexy marketing executive and his lecherous son to whip the place into shape, but they discover Marwood's straitlaced director has already implemented his own harebrained scheme to boost attendance: from now on the zoo will do away with cute, cuddly animals and display only "fierce creatures."
Iceman by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and French and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of Arctic researchers find a 40,000 year old man frozen in ice and bring him back to life. Anthropologist Stanley Shephard wants to befriend the Iceman and learn about man's past. Dr. Diane Brady and her surgical team want to discover the secret that will allow man to live in a frozen state. When the Iceman becomes part of their lives, the results are both moving and emotionally shattering
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Thomas Keneally( Visual )

45 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed
Barbarosa by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A runaway farm boy takes up with an aging outlaw who is involved in a blood feud with his in-laws
The devil's playground by Simon Burke( Visual )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The accomplished and currently pertinent story of a boy's coming of age set in an Australian Catholic boys' school. Based on the director's experiences in a monastery, repressed desires meet Christian doctrine head-on
Omnibus( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film crews are shown moving freely in post-glasnost Moscow to record scenes for the movie version of John Le Carre's novel The Russia house. Those working on the film, along with some Russian people, comment on Le Carre's work and how perestroika has affected Russia
Movie marathon : comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Splitting heirs: Two babies are accidentally switched; one grows up in a poor Pakistani household, while the other is raised as the heir to a dukedom
Cheatin' hearts ; South of heaven, west of hell ; Barbarosa ; A Texas funeral : 4-film pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of heaven, west of hell: The marshal of a desolate Arizona town is threatened by a family of outlaws--his family
Right - said Fred : Fred Schepisi -film director( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracking Schepisi from his beginnings as an advertising man, this documentary follows his work right up to his latest film, Six degrees of separation. Illustrated with extracts from his movies, and contains lengthy sequences from in-depth interviews recorded over the years. Also includes scences of Fred at work in the cutting room & at a sound mix; and interviews with such work colleagues as Donald Sutherland & Meryl Streep
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Empire Falls
Alternative Names
Fred Schepisi australischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Fred Schepisi director de cine australiano

Fred Schepisi director de cinema australià

Fred Schepisi filmregisseur uit Australië

Fred Schepisi réalisateur australien

Fred Schepisi regista e sceneggiatore australiano

Schepisi, Fred, 1939-

Schepisi, Frederic Alan.

Schepisi, Frederic Alan 1939-

Schepisi, Frederici Alan 1939-

Schepisi, Fredrici Alan

Фред Скеписи американский кинорежиссёр

פרד שפיסי במאי קולנוע אוסטרלי

فرد شپیسی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

쉐피시, 프레드 1939-



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