Director, John Schlesinger, was born John Richard Schlesinger on Feb 16, 1926 in London, England. Schlesinger died at the age of 77 on Jul 25, 2003 in Palm Springs, CA .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
John Schlesinger was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy in 1969.
|1965||Best Director||Darling (1965)||N/A||Nominated|
|1969||Best Director||Midnight Cowboy (1969)||N/A||Won|
|1971||Best Director||Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)||N/A||Nominated|
Midnight Cowboy (1969, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 20, 2016 From The Stop Button
Midnight Cowboy gets to be a character study, but doesn?t start as one, which is an interesting situation. About forty-five minutes into the film, which runs just shy of two hours, Midnight Cowboy chucks the narrative urgency. Maybe not chucks, maybe just shuts down, because it does take the film a ... Read full article
The Day of the Locust (1975, )By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 22, 2016 From The Stop Button
The Day of the Locust is a gentle film, at least in terms of Schlesinger’s direction, Conrad L. Hall’s cinematography and John Barry’s score. The film’s softly lit but with a whole lot of focus. Schlesinger wants to make sure the audience gets to see every part of the actors&... Read full article
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