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Schepisi, Fred

Works: 129 works in 563 publications in 8 languages and 9,254 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Television programs  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Spy films  Sports films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Actor, Restager , Scenarist, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fred Schepisi
Roxanne by Steve Martin( Visual )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,239 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
Words and pictures( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,138 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
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,132 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
Six degrees of separation by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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
I.Q( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and German and held by 816 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
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

59 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 634 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."--Container
Mr. Baseball( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 624 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
Plenty by David Hare( Visual )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Traherne returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences as a resistance fighter in occupied France
Fierce creatures by Robert Young( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 470 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 )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 266 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 )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 236 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
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meryl Streep portrays Lindy Chamberlain, who lives the nightmare of seeing a wild dog carry off her infant, then endures a travesty of a trial by the courts and media
Barbarosa by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 189 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 Fred Schepisi( Visual )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953 a young man faces strict religious discipline and self-denial in an Australian seminary, where the adult instructors also face intense personal questions about their chosen vocation. A study of life in a religious school for teenage boys and its effects on their lives, morals, and mental states
The eye of the storm by Patrick White( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Sydney suburb of Centennial Park, two nurses, a housekeeper, and a solicitor attend to Elizabeth Hunter as her expatriate son and daughter convene at her deathbed. But in dying, as in living, Mrs. Hunter remains a powerful force on those who surround her. Based on the novel by Nobel prize winner Patrick White, The Eye of the Storm is a savage exploration of family relationships, and the sharp undercurrents of love and hate, comedy and tragedy, which define them
Movie marathon comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cross my heart: Share the misery of a disastrous night out when David tries desperately to impress Kathy, but ends up doing everything wrong
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 44 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
Omnibus( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 39 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
The prince & me Sabrina ; I.Q.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince & me: Paige is a college student at a university in Wisconsin where she hopes to attend medical school. One day, Paige meets a new student on campus, Eddie, who is obviously attracted to her. Paige and Eddie strike up a friendship which slowly turns into romance. Paige learns that Eddie is actually Prince Edward, heir to the throne of Denmark, who has come to Wisconsin to chase girls and enjoy himself away from the eye of the European press. Now Paige must decide if she wants to give up her dreams and ambitions, even if she gets her prince in return
Right - said Fred Fred Schepisi -film director( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 15 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 scenes of Fred at work in the cutting room and at the sound mix; and interviews with such work colleagues as Donald Sutherland and Meryl Streep
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Alternative Names
Fred Schepisi australischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Fred Schepisi filmregisseur uit Australië

Fred Schepisi regista e sceneggiatore australiano

Schepisi, Frederic Alan.

Schepisi, Frederici Alan 1939-

Schepisi, Fredrici Alan

Скеписи, Фред

Фред Скеписи американский кинорежиссёр

فرد شپیسی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان استرالیایی

쉐피시, 프레드 1939-


Empire FallsI.QThe Russia houseMr. BaseballPlentyFierce creaturesIceman