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Schepisi, Fred

Overview
Works: 153 works in 548 publications in 9 languages and 10,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Trials, litigation, etc  Film and video adaptations  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Other, Editor, Creator
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 Fred Schepisi( visu )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,179 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
Roxanne by Fred Schepisi( visu )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,155 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
Six degrees of separation by Fred Schepisi( visu )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,129 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 )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,062 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 Jesse Wigutow( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 988 libraries worldwide
Komedie over drie generaties van een familie in New York
I.Q ( visu )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and German and held by 939 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( visu )
34 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 657 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
Mr. Baseball ( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 606 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
Last orders by Graham Swift( visu )
29 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 )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 551 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 William Young( visu )
38 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Zookeepers struggle to deal with the policies of changing directors
Iceman by Fred Schepisi( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 254 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 )
28 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 229 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 )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 183 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 )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 175 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 )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 47 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 34 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 31 libraries worldwide
Barbarosa: A farmhand is forced to run and takes up with an aging outlaw after accidentally killing his brother-in-law
Evil angels ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The trial of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, accused of murdering their daughter Azaria, at Ayers Rock, in Central Australia
Right - said Fred Fred Schepisi -film director ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 15 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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Alternative Names
Schepisi, Frederic Alan.
Languages
English (304)
Spanish (24)
French (13)
German (10)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Esperanto (1)
Dutch (1)
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