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Sydney Pollack Overview:

Director, Sydney Pollack, was born Sydney Irwin Pollack on Jul 1, 1934 in Lafayette, IN. Pollack died at the age of 73 on May 26, 2008 in Pacific Palisades, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered on runway at Van Nuys Airport, CA.

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Sydney Pollack was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Director for Out of Africa in 1985.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1969Best DirectorThey Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)N/ANominated
1982Best PictureTootsie (1982)N/ANominated
1982Best DirectorTootsie (1982)N/ANominated
1985Best DirectorOut of Africa (1985)N/AWon
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Tootsie (1982, )

By Andrew Wickliffe on Apr 1, 2017 From The Stop Button

Tootsie opens with Dustin Hoffman giving acting classes. He?s a failed New York actor?but a well-employed waiter?who must be giving these classes on spec. It seems like Hoffman being a beloved acting teacher might end up having something to do with the plot of Tootsie, which has Hoffman pretending t... Read full article


Dupla Din?mica: e Robert Redford

By L? on Jul 17, 2013 From Critica Retro

Dupla Din?mica: e Robert Redford Algumas parcerias entre ator e diretor s?o mais famosas que os pr?prios filmes que delas surgiram. ? quase imposs?vel n?o cit?-los juntos: Lillian Gish e D. W. Griffith, Leonardo Di Caprio e Martin Scorsese, Toshiro Mifune e Akira Kurosawa. Outr... Read full article


Dupla Din?mica: e Robert Redford

By L? on Jul 17, 2013 From Critica Retro

Dupla Din?mica: e Robert Redford Algumas parcerias entre ator e diretor s?o mais famosas que os pr?prios filmes que delas surgiram. ? quase imposs?vel n?o cit?-los juntos: Lillian Gish e D. W. Griffith, Leonardo Di Caprio e Martin Scorsese, Toshiro Mifune e Akira Kurosawa. Outr... Read full article


Three Days of the Condor (1975, )

on Jul 26, 2009 From The Stop Button

The espionage genre has gotten so stupid over the last couple decades, it’s hard to even imagine how a mediocre entry could be good. Now, it’s watching the least worst. Three Days of the Condor is such a peculiar film, even though it’s wholly commercial–I mean, Dino De Lauren... Read full article


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Brother of Bernie Pollack

President of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1986

He brought a lawsuit against Danish TV after screening Three Days of the Condor (1975) in pan-and-scan in 1991. (April 1997) The court ruled that the pan scanning conducted by Danish television was a 'mutilation' of the film Three Days of the Condor (1975) and a violation of Pollacks 'Droit Moral', his legal right as an artist to maintain his reputation by protecting the integrity of his work. Nonetheless, the court ruled in favor of the defendant on a technicality. [20 January 1997]

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