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Schepisi, Fred

Overview
Works: 177 works in 592 publications in 8 languages and 10,572 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Spy films  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, fmd, Film editor, Restager, Scenarist, Actor, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Fred Schepisi
Publications by Fred Schepisi
Most widely held works by Fred Schepisi
Roxanne by Steve Martin( visu )
44 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,262 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 Jean-Jacques Rousseau( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
A powerful portrait of blue-collar America that gives tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Six degrees of separation by Fred Schepisi( visu )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,103 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. Includes original theatrical trailer
Words and pictures ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,043 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
It runs in the family by Fred Schepisi( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 libraries worldwide
For the first time ever, Michael and Kirk Douglas share the screen in this comedy about three generations of a family whose complex lives tear them apart, even as their unshakable bonds hold them together
I.Q. ( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 955 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
Mr. Baseball ( visu )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
An arrogant and aging major league baseball player attempts to revive his career by signing to play in Japan
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi( visu )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 578 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
Last orders by Fred Schepisi( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 566 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
Fierce creatures by Fred Schepisi( visu )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 462 libraries worldwide
When ruthless media mogul Rod McCain acquires England's Marwood Zoo, he determines to turn the quaint little zoo into a money making proposition, sending his sexy marketing executive and his lecherous son to do the dirty work. However the straitlaced director Rollo has already decided the way to make money is to have only fierce creatures. Things take a wild and woolly turn as the outraged zoo keepers, led by insect expert "Bugsy" Malone, launch a riotous revolt to save their furry friends
Iceman by Fred Schepisi( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and French and held by 262 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
A cry in the dark by Fred Schepisi( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 220 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( visu )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 libraries worldwide
A farmhand if forced to run after accidentally killing his brother-in-law and takes up with an aging outlaw. Together, the outlaw and the outcast outwit their blood-thirsty pursuers in this legendary story
The devil's playground by Fred Schepisi( visu )
29 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"A powerful drama relating the intimate aspects of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires, natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts, and human lives are controlled in the name of good intentions"--Page 4 of cover
Plenty by David Hare( visu )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 174 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
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Thomas Keneally( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 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
Words and pictures ( visu )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Om zijn baan te behouden daagt een leraar Engels de nieuwe kunstlerares van de school uit voor een 'gevecht' tussen woorden en beelden. Welke van de twee het belangrijkste is, beslissen de leerlingen in een competitie
Omnibus ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 69 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 eye of the storm by Patrick White( visu )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 libraries worldwide
In a Sydney suburb, two nurses, a housekeeper and a solicitor attend to Elizabeth Hunter as her expatriate son and daughter convene at her deathbed. In dying, as in living, Mrs. Hunter remains a disruptive force on those around her
Movie marathon : comedy favorites collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 54 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
 
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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-
フレッド・スケピシ
佛瑞德·薛比西
Languages
English (301)
German (12)
French (10)
Multiple languages (6)
Spanish (4)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
Danish (1)
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