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Schepisi, Fred

Overview
Works: 162 works in 617 publications in 10 languages and 11,627 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  History  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Restager, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Fred Schepisi
Publications by Fred Schepisi
Most widely held works by Fred Schepisi
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( visu )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,212 libraries worldwide
Het leven van twee families in een dorp in het noorden van de Verenigde Staten
Roxanne by Fred Schepisi( visu )
43 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A comedy of romantic misadventure. C. D. Bales has an astonishingly long nose. He harbors a secret love for a beautiful astronomy student, Roxanne, who is attracted to another man
Six degrees of separation by Fred Schepisi( visu )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,128 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( visu )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 1,048 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
It runs in the family by Fred Schepisi( visu )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
New York Lawyer Alex Gromberg (Michael Douglas) is blessed with a beautiful wife, two healthy children and vivacious parents. Sounds like the perfect family, right? Wrong! As the Grombergs drift apart with a host of modern-day dilemmas, alex finally accepts his life's most important mission: to pull his family back together!
I.Q ( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 949 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
Words and pictures ( visu )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 900 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
Mr. Baseball ( visu )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Tom Selleck stars in this hilarious comedy about a veteran major leaguer who attempts to revive his fading career by signing to play in Japan. Aging superstar Jack Elliot (Selleck) just isn't hitting them like he used to. In fact, the only pro ball club willing to sign him is the Chunichi Dragons... in Nagoya, Japan. Cultures clash immediately when Jack hits town and proceeds to alienate everyone with his arrogance. But through the friendship of teammate Max "Hammer" Dubois (Dennis Haysbert, Far From Heaven) and the love of the team's beautiful translator, Jack finds a way to fit in and win in this heartwarming, action-packed comedy from director Fred Schepisi
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi( visu )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 627 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 Graham Swift( visu )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 584 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( visu )
39 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 560 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 Fred Schepisi( visu )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 454 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( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 267 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 Fred Scepisi( visu )
32 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 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( visu )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 190 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( visu )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 174 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( visu )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 53 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 42 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 25 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
 
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Alternative Names
Schepisi, Frederic Alan.
Schepisi, Frederici Alan 1939-
Languages
English (346)
Spanish (11)
French (10)
German (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Esperanto (1)
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