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Paul Schrader
Paul Joseph Schrader (born July 22, 1946) is an American screenwriter, film director, and film critic. Schrader wrote or co-wrote screenplays for four Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
films: Taxi Driver
Taxi Driver
(1976), Raging Bull (1980), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
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Alfred Hitchcock
Sir
Sir
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock KBE
KBE
(13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. He directed 53 feature films[a] in a career spanning six decades, becoming as well-known as any of his actors thanks to his many interviews, his cameo roles in most of his films, and his hosting of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1965). Born on the outskirts of London, Hitchcock entered the film industry in 1919 as a title card designer after training as a technical clerk and copy writer for a telegraph-cable company
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UCLA Film School
The UCLA School of Theater, Film
Film
and Television
Television
(UCLA TFT), is one of the 11 schools within the University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles
(UCLA) located in Los Angeles, California. Its creation was groundbreaking in that it was the first time a leading university had combined all three (theater, film and television) of these aspects into a single administration.[1] The undergraduate program is often ranked among the world's top drama departments.[2] The graduate programs are usually ranking within the top three nationally, according to the U.S
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary
International Film Festival (Czech: Mezinárodní filmový festival Karlovy Vary) is a film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary
Karlovy Vary
(Carlsbad), Czech Republic. The Karlovy Vary Festival is one of the oldest in the world and has become Central and Eastern Europe’s leading film event.[2]Contents1 History 2 Program 3 Awards 4 Prominent foreign festival guests 5 Crystal Globe
Crystal Globe
Winners – Grand Prix 6 External links 7 ReferencesHistory[edit]The opening of the 50th festival in front of the Hotel ThermalThe pre-war dream of many enthusiastic filmmakers materialized in 1946 when a non-competition festival of films from seven countries took place in Mariánské Lázně
Mariánské Lázně
and Karlovy Vary. Above all it was intended to screen the results of the recently nationalized Czechoslovak film industry
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The Absent-Minded Professor
The Absent-Minded Professor
The Absent-Minded Professor
is a 1961 American comic science fiction family film produced by Walt Disney Productions based on the short story "A Situation of Gravity" by Samuel W. Taylor. The title character was based in part on Hubert Alyea, a professor emeritus of chemistry at Princeton University, who was known as "Dr. Boom" for his explosive demonstrations
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Wild In The Country
Wild in the Country
Wild in the Country
is a 1961 American drama film directed by Philip Dunne and starring Elvis
Elvis
Presley, Hope Lange, Tuesday Weld, and Millie Perkins. Based on the 1958 novel The Lost Country by J. R. Salamanca, the film is about a troubled young man from a dysfunctional family who pursues a literary career. The screenplay was written by playwright Clifford Odets.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Background 4 Soundtrack4.1 Track listing 4.2 Personnel5 See also 6 References 7 External linksPlot[edit] The movie starts off with Glenn Tyler ( Elvis
Elvis
Presley) getting into a fight with, and badly injuring, his drunken brother. A court releases him on probation into the care of his uncle in a small town, appointing Irene Sperry (Hope Lange) to give him psychological counselling. Marked as a trouble-maker, he is falsely suspected of various misdemeanors including an affair with Irene
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Crime Drama
Crime
Crime
cinema, in the broadest sense, is a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre. Films of this genre generally involve various aspects of crime and its detection. Stylistically, the genre may overlap and combine with many other genres, such as drama or gangster film, but also include comedy, and, in turn, is divided into many sub-genres, such as mystery, suspense or noir.Contents1 Source of plots 2 Plays and films 3 Subgenres 4 See also 5 References 6 Further readingSource of plots[edit] Crime
Crime
films are often based on or are adaptations of plays or novels. For example, the 1957 film version of Witness for the Prosecution is an adaptation of a 1953 stage play of that name, which is in turn based on Agatha Christie's short story, originally published in 1933. The film version was remade in 1982, and there have been other adaptations
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Dutch American
Dutch Americans
Americans
are Americans
Americans
of Dutch descent whose ancestors came from the Netherlands
Netherlands
in the recent or distant past. Whether intentional or not, they usually maintain connections with their Dutch heritage, by having, for example, a Dutch surname or belonging to a Dutch community group. Dutch settlement in the Americas started in 1613 with New Amsterdam, which was exchanged with the British for the current Suriname
Suriname
at the Treaty of Breda (1667)
Treaty of Breda (1667)
and renamed New York City. The British split the Dutch colony of New Netherland
New Netherland
into two pieces, and named them New York and New Jersey. Further waves of immigration occurred in the 19th and 20th centuries. Prominent Dutch American political figures include Presidents Martin Van Buren, Warren G. Harding
Warren G

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M.A.
A Master of Arts
Arts
(Latin: Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Latin: Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts
Arts
in colloquial speech. The degree is usually contrasted with the Master of Science. Those admitted to the degree typically study linguistics, history, communication studies, diplomacy, public administration, political science, or other subjects within the scope of the humanities and social sciences; however, different universities have different conventions and may also offer the degree for fields typically considered within the natural sciences and mathematics
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Film Critic
Film
Film
criticism is the analysis and evaluation of films and the film medium. The concept is often used interchangeably with that of the film reviews. A film review implies a recommendation aimed at consumers, however not all film criticism takes the form of reviews. In general, film criticism can be divided into two categories: journalistic criticism which appears regularly in newspapers, magazines and other popular mass-media outlets; and academic criticism by film scholars who are informed by film theory and are published in academic journals
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Film Studies
Film
Film
studies is an academic discipline that deals with various theoretical, historical, and critical approaches to films. It is sometimes subsumed within media studies and is often compared to television studies. Film
Film
studies is less concerned with advancing proficiency in film production than it is with exploring the narrative, artistic, cultural, economic, and political implications of the cinema.[1] In searching for these social-ideological values, film studies takes a series of critical approaches for the analysis of production, theoretical framework, context, and creation.[2] In this sense the film studies discipline exists as one in which the teacher does not always assume the primary educator role; the featured film itself serves that function. Also, in studying film, possible careers include critic or production
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Golden Bear
The Golden Bear
Golden Bear
(German: Goldener Bär) is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival. The bear is the heraldic animal of Berlin, featured on both the coat of arms and flag of Berlin
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Palme D'Or
The Palme d'Or
Palme d'Or
(French pronunciation: ​[palm(ə) dɔʁ]; English: Golden Palm) is the highest prize awarded at the Cannes
Cannes
Film Festival.[1] It was introduced in 1955 by the festival's organizing committee
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Calvinism
Calvinism
Calvinism
(also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism
Protestantism
that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin
John Calvin
and other Reformation-era theologians. Calvinists broke from the Roman Catholic Church
Catholic Church
in the 16th century. Calvinists differ from Lutherans on the real presence of Christ
Christ
in the Eucharist, theories of worship, and the use of God's law for believers, among other things.[1][2] As declared in the Westminster and Second Helvetic confessions, the core doctrines are predestination and election
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Patty Hearst
2 Lydia Hearst-Shaw Hardwick Gillian Hearst-ShawParent(s)Randolph Apperson Hearst Catherine Wood CampbellPatricia Campbell Hearst (born February 20, 1954), granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, became internationally known for events following her 1974 kidnapping and physical violation by a domestic American terrorist group known as the Symbionese Liberation Army. Hearst was found nineteen months after being abducted, by which time she was a fugitive wanted for serious crimes. She was held in custody, despite speculation that her family's resources would prevent her from spending time in jail. At her trial, the prosecution suggested that she had joined the Symbionese Liberation Army of her own volition. Hearst said she had been raped and threatened with death
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Carl Theodor Dreyer
Carl Theodor Dreyer
Carl Theodor Dreyer
(Danish: [kɑːˀl teːodoɐ̯ ˈdʁɑjɐ]; 3 February 1889 – 20 March 1968), commonly known as Carl Th. Dreyer,[1] was a Danish film director. He is regarded by many critics and filmmakers as one of the greatest directors in cinema.[2][3][4][5][6] His best known films include The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Vampyr
Vampyr
(1932), Day of Wrath
Day of Wrath
(1943), Ordet
Ordet
(1955), and Gertrud (1964).Contents1 Life 2 Career 3 Filmography3.1 Feature films 3.2 Short films4 Bibliography 5 References 6 External linksLife[edit] Dreyer was born illegitimate in Copenhagen, Denmark
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