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Alan J. Pakula

Alan J. Pakula
  • Career: Director
  • Top celebrities: 8300
  • BirthDate: 1928, 07 of April , The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
  • Spouse: Hannah Pakula (17 February 1973 - 19 November 1998) (his death), Hope Lange (19 October 1963 - 26 July 1971) (divorced)
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Facts of life

    Son of Polish immigrants printers, after studying at Yale University, he became director of theater. He arrived in Hollywood in 1949 and became a producer of films by Robert Mulligan between 1957 and 1969, including To Kill shadows and some meeting.

    Pakula made ​​his debut as director with Pookie and became known with Klute , thriller whose photograph is signed Gordon Willis and where Jane Fonda plays a call girl struggling with a dangerous assassin.

    Two political thrillers dictate: Because of a murder on the Kennedy assassination and the President’s Men on the Watergate scandal. Pakula gains a reputation as a committed filmmaker.

    But when approaching the western is failure. Breath of the storm, with James Caan and Jane Fonda, is a film that critics judge failed. Still under the control of the latter, it turns a businesswoman. On Wall Street a man and a woman bound by love and ambition attempt speculation that takes an unexpected turn. 

  • Awards: Nominated Oscar - 1983 for "Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium for:Sophie's Choice (1982)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1977 for "Best Director for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    Nominated Oscar - 1963 for "Best Picture for:Убить пересмешника (1962)."
    Won Grand Prize - 1986 for "for:Dream Lover (1986)."
    Won Critics Award - 1975 for "for:The Parallax View (1974)."
    Nominated BAFTA Film Award - 1977 for "Best Direction for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    Nominated DGA Award - 1977 for "Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    Nominated Edgar - 1991 for "Best Motion Picture for:Presumed Innocent (1990). Shared with: Frank Pierson"
    Nominated Golden Globe - 1977 for "Best Director - Motion Picture for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    Won Distinguished Achievement Award - 1996 for ""
    Won Lifetime Achievement Award - 1997 for ""
    Won Kinema Junpo Award - 1984 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:Sophie's Choice (1982)."
    Nominated Golden Laurel - 1970 for "Producer 4th place."
    Won Mainichi Film Concours - 1984 for "Best Foreign Language Film for:Sophie's Choice (1982)."
    Won NBR Award - 1976 for "Best Director for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    2nd place NSFC Award - 1977 for "Best Director for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    Won NYFCC Award - 1977 for "Best Director for:All the President's Men (1976)."
    Won PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures - 1999 for "for:Убить пересмешника (1962)."
    Won Robert - 1984 for "Best Foreign Film (Årets udenlandske spillefilm) for:Sophie's Choice (1982)."
    Won Mary Pickford Award - 1999 for "The award was given posthumously."
    Nominated USC Scripter Award - 1991 for "for:Presumed Innocent (1990). Shared with: Scott Turow (author) Frank Pierson (screenwriter)"
    Nominated WGA Award (Screen) - 1983 for "Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium for:Sophie's Choice (1982)."
  • Position in top best awards winner: 713
  • Salary: Vertrauter Feind (1997) $5,000,000
  • Films with Alan J. Pakula: Дело о пеликанах - 1993
    Consenting Adults - 1992
    See You in the Morning - 1989
    Orphans - 1987
    Dream Lover - 1986
    Sophie's Choice - 1982
    Starting Over - 1979
    The Parallax View - 1974
    Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing - 1973
    Klute - 1971
    The Sterile Cuckoo - 1969
    The Stalking Moon - 1968
    Up the Down Staircase - 1967
    Inside Daisy Clover - 1965
    Baby the Rain Must Fall - 1965
    Love with the Proper Stranger - 1963
    Убить пересмешника - 1962
    Fear Strikes Out - 1957
    The Devil's Own - 1997
    Presumed Innocent - 1990
    Rollover - 1981
    Comes a Horseman - 1978
    All the President's Men - 1976
    Friday Night Lights - 2004
    The Clearing - 2004
    American Masters - 1999
    Fearful Symmetry - 1998
    Primer plano - 1994
    George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey - 1984
    The 49th Annual Academy Awards - 1977
    Revista de cine - 1976
    Pressure and the Press: The Making of 'All the President's Men' - 1976
    Klute in New York: A Background for Suspense - 1971
    Hollywood: The Selznick Years - 1969
    The 35th Annual Academy Awards - 1963
    Howard K. Smith - 1963
    Cinema mil - 2005
    George Stevens: The Filmmakers Who Knew Him - 2001
    The 71st Annual Academy Awards - 1999
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