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Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Profession: Music ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Men In Orbit (1978) as Director

Cast (feature film)

2.
Face Addict (2005)
Documents the New York downtown scene and some of its main characters, whose legacy remains today. The filmmaker, himself part of this downtown scene, which started in the late 1970s, brings back to life the era's fantastic and unique atmosphere, when life and art were all mixed up with each other.
3.
Five Sides of a Coin (2003)
A documentary chronicling the rise of hip-hop music and culture. Film includes interviews (and footage) of Afrika Bambaataa, Kool Herc, Phase Too, Grandmaster Flash, Grand Wizard Theodore, Jazzy Jay, Gil Scott-Heron, The Crash Crew, Run DMC, Mercedes Ladies, Pee Wee Dance, Jo-Jo & Frosty Freeze of t
4.
Downtown 81 (2000)
The fictional story -- constructed from archival footage of renowned American "street" artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) -- of a struggling musician and a graffiti artist living on the Lower East Side of New York City.
5.
New Rose Hotel (1998) as Distinguished Man
Fox and his sidekick X work for a global corporation which is determined to headhunt scientific genius Hiroshi from a rival company. Fox is a criminal who will be paid a vast amount if he can somehow persuade Hiroshi to defect. He offers Sandii, a singer and prostitute, $1 million if she can seduce
6.
Split Screen: Season Two (1997)
Batman and Robin, the boy wonder,swing into action when the earth is threatened by Gotham City's most malevolent master-criminals, Joker, Riddler, Penguin and Catwoman. The Dynamic Duo try to save the day when Batman is turned from good to bad. Now Catwoman and Robin must team up to stop him from ta
7.
John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards in Berlin (1992)
John Lurie and the Longe Lizards' live concert in Berlin.
8.
Wild at Heart (1990)
The mother of a young woman hires a gunman to track down her daughter and her daughter's male companion.
9.
Little Devil, The (1988) as Cusatelli
After exorcising a devil from an apartment, a priest is accompanied on his travels by the amusing entity.
10.
Last Temptation of Christ, The (1988)
A depiction of Christ's life including a vision of what his life might have been like had he not been crucified.
11.
Down by Law (1986) as Jack Romano
A pair of petty thieves and losers end up in jail with an Italian tourist. In a strange twist of luck, the three manage to escape and wonder what to do next.
12.
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Stifled New Jersey housewife Robert Glass mitigates her boredom by reading the New York personal ads of an exotic bohemian named Susan. Roberta actually goes into the city to watch an ad-inspired meeting of Susan and her lover Jimmy, but this innocently voyeuristic adventure backfires when she hits
13.
Paris, Texas (1984)
An amnesiac tries to find the family he lost.
14.
Stranger Than Paradise (1984) as Bela "Willie" Molnar
Two cousins take off on a madcap road trip.
15.
Stranger Than Paradise Part One: The New World (1982)
A downtown NYC hipster is paid a surprise, and highly unwelcome, visit by his Hungarian cousin. He does nothing to conceal his displeasure, but by the time she departs 10 days later, a strange sort of affection has grown between them.
16.
17.
Permanent Vacation (1980)
An alienated Manhattanite wanders the city meeting and reacting to the bizarre behavior of others.
19.
Permanent Vacation (1980)
An alienated Manhattanite wanders the city meeting and reacting to the bizarre behavior of others.
20.
Offenders, The (1979) as The Lizard
A "punk melodrama," shot on Super-8, originally shown in serial form at Max's Kansas City in New York.

Music (feature film)

21.
Face Addict (2005)
Documents the New York downtown scene and some of its main characters, whose legacy remains today. The filmmaker, himself part of this downtown scene, which started in the late 1970s, brings back to life the era's fantastic and unique atmosphere, when life and art were all mixed up with each other.
22.
Committed (2000)
Nobody believes in marriage more than Joline. So when her husband Carl suddenly leaves her for parts unknown, she sees it as one more hurdle in the life-long struggle to keep the faith. Rising to the challenge, Joline sets out on a two thousand mile journey to track him down and bring him back to hi
23.
Downtown 81 (2000) as Song Performer
The fictional story -- constructed from archival footage of renowned American "street" artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) -- of a struggling musician and a graffiti artist living on the Lower East Side of New York City.
24.
Clay Pigeons (1998)
On a sweltering summer day in the sleepy town of Mercer, a comically hellish odyssey begins for easygoing gas station attendant Clay Bidwell. While drinking beers and shooting for target practice in the woods, Clay's best friend, Earl, turns his gun on Clay and accuses him of having an affair with h
25.
Lulu on the Bridge (1998) as Katmandu Music
A jazz saxophonist's life changes after he is shot by a stray bullet during a performance. Izzy recovers and then finds a bag belonging to a dead body. Inside is a mysterious stone and a phone number. The number leads him to actress Celia, with whom he falls in love, influenced by the magic stone. T
26.
Excess Baggage (1997)
A woman plans her own kidnapping in order to get back at her father. When she gets locked in her own trunk in the process, she inadvertently starts up a relationship with a car thief. She is then tracked by a former Green Beret who is employed by her father.
27.
Manny and Lo (1996) as Music
11-year-old Amanda and 16-year-old Laurel are motherless sisters who have reunited after running away from separate foster homes. The outwardly tough "Lo" believes she's always right when she's almost always wrong. "Manny," the more logical sister, ignores her own firm grasp of reality in order to s
28.
Get Shorty (1995)
Chili Palmer is a Miami loanshark who's sent to Los Angeles to collect on a gambling debt from film producer Harry Zimm. Harry's luck may have changed though; Chili is a big movie fan--even of the B-movie screamers that Harry churns out. Instead of breaking Harry's legs, Chili figures--what the hell
29.
Blue In The Face (1995)
This return to Auggie Wren's friendly neighborhood cigar store, the same locale viewers visited in "Smoke" (USA/1995), offers a series of love letters to (among other things) marriage, nicotine, the Brooklyn Dodgers and the spirit of living together and getting along in a community of colorful chara
30.
Mystery Train (1989)
An exploration of Memphis, Tennessee seen through the eyes of non-Americans.
31.
Monster Manor (1988)
A pair of young police officers rent a large, run-down old house which becomes a crash pad and party haven for fellow officers.
32.
Slam Dance (1987) as Additional Music
33.
Down by Law (1986) as Music
A pair of petty thieves and losers end up in jail with an Italian tourist. In a strange twist of luck, the three manage to escape and wonder what to do next.
34.
Stranger Than Paradise (1984) as Music
Two cousins take off on a madcap road trip.
35.
Variety (1984) as Music; Music Recording
36.
Loveless, The (1982) as Additional Music
37.
Stranger Than Paradise Part One: The New World (1982)
A downtown NYC hipster is paid a surprise, and highly unwelcome, visit by his Hungarian cousin. He does nothing to conceal his displeasure, but by the time she departs 10 days later, a strange sort of affection has grown between them.
38.
39.
Permanent Vacation (1980)
An alienated Manhattanite wanders the city meeting and reacting to the bizarre behavior of others.
40.
Offenders, The (1979) as Music
A "punk melodrama," shot on Super-8, originally shown in serial form at Max's Kansas City in New York.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

41.
Heaven (1987) as Assistance

Special Thanks (feature film)

42.
Night on Earth (1991)
An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Music (special)

43.
Conan O'Brien 10th Anniversary Special (2003)
A celebration of 10 years of Conan O'Brien at the helm of NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien." Special includes clips and celebrity appearances.
44.
Dita and the Family Business (2001)
The story of the family behind the legendary New York City Department store Bergdorf-Goodman. Through family home movies and archival footage, the film shows the origins of the family business along with the rise of the fashion industry in a long-gone New York City.
45.
7 Train: An Immigrant Journey, The (2000) as Music ("Reel New York")
Docmentary profiles the lives of four immigrant passengers who ride the No 7 subway train in Queens, NY: a Korean fish store manager who works in Harlem; two street vendors from Ecuador who work on Canal Street; and a gay Pakistani salesman who sells saris on Fifth Avenue.
46.
Companera (1999)
A female prison guard comes face to face with a young political prisoner and learns that people can be the creators of their own prisons.
47.
Clockmaster (1999) as Music ("Reel New York")
The film follows Marvin Schneider, official clockmaster of the City of New York, as he goes through his weekly routine caring for an old clock designated as a city landmark.
48.
Canal Street (1999) as Music ("Reel New York")
Profile of Canal Street, considered by some to be the noisiest and most vibrant street in New York City.
49.
Travis (1999)
Eight-year-old Travis Jeffries lives in the South Bronx, and has full-blown AIDS. Filming over a three-year period, documentarian Richard Kotuk presents not only the roller-coaster of hope, pain, improvements and setbacks intrinsic to the disease, but also introduces us to an extended family -- from
50.
Ellis Island (1982)
Ghost story about immigrant ancestors set on Ellis Island.

Music (TV Mini-Series)

51.

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