Jewison


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Canadian filmmaker (born in 1926)

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During the 80s, Jewison had been approached to direct a film based on The Sixteenth Round and, although financing could not be secured and the film never happened, he had been moved by the story and retained his interest.
Haas and Jewison will be recognized with the "Star on the Horizon" and the "Robert Wise Director of Distinction" awards respectively.
Past honored and special guests include Peter O'Toole, Michael Douglas, Oliver Stone, Jane Fonda, Sidney Lumet, Sir Ian McKellen, Isabella Rossellini, Lily Tomlin, Ellen Barkin, Liam Neeson, Vanessa Redgrave, Norman Jewison, James Marsden, Tommy Lee Jones, John Waters, James Franco, Alec Baldwin, Ray Liotta, Aaron Eckhart, Roger Ebert, Terrence Malick, Sydney Pollack, Malcolm McDowell and Milos Forman.
She did work with a major director - Alfred Hitchcock on ``The Man Who Knew Too Much'' (1956) - and a few decent directors, like Norman Jewison, but her movies were put together to exploit the public's love affair with her.
Veteran director Norman Jewison proves what a superb filmmaker he is as he takes us on a gripping journey into the murky world of the right-wing racist extremists who do their dirty work from within France's religious and political establishment.
BIRTHDAYS Norman Jewison, film director, 77; Bill Pertwee, actor, 77; Dr Jonathan Miller, theatre director, 69; Julian Pettifer, TV presenter, 68; Yusuf Islam, activist and former singer (Cat Stevens), 55; Robin Williams, actor, 51; Steve Collins, former boxer, 39; Ross Kemp, actor, 39; Richard Johnson, jockey, 26; Josh Hartnett, actor, 25; Titus Bramble, footballer, 22.
Andrew Lloyd Webber musical directed by Norman Jewison.
Director Norman Jewison says, "The film packs a wallop and Michael Caine is the perfect man for the part.
A NEW version of the 1975 hit film Rollerball, which starred James Caan, is being planned by the original's director, Norman Jewison.
The Statement,'' which was directed by the not-quite-great Canadian correct thinker Norman Jewison (``In the Heat of the Night,'' ``And Justice for All,'' ``The Hurricane''), should therefore be an engrossing moral detective story.
The Thomas Crown Affair is a re-working of the 1968 original, a slick romantic thriller directed by Norman Jewison, and starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway in the lead roles.
The sixteen directors named as defendants in the original lawsuit, all of whom will be represented by the DGA, are Robert Altman, Michael Apted, Taylor Hackford, Curtis Hanson, Norman Jewison, John Landis, Michael Mann, Phillip Noyce, Sydney Pollack, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, Brad Silberling, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Betty Thomas and Irwin Winkler.
Adapted from William Harrison's Roller Ball Murders, the original film directed by Norman Jewison starred James Caan as a player of a spectacularly violent roller derby-style sport in the 21st century.
Tearing down the barriers between jazz, classical music and pop, Michel Legrand is at home in any musical situation and has worked with the likes of Orson Welles, Marcel Carne, Clint Eastwood, Norman Jewison, Louis Malle, Andrzej Wajda, Richard Lester and Claude Lelouch, to name just a few.