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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine G
2.
Savages, The (2007)
The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to do was look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggled their way out from beneath their father's domineering thumb, they are now firmly cocooned in their own complicated lives. Wendy is a struggling East Village playwright, AKA a tem
3.
Dust (2001)
At the turn of the last century in the American West, two brothers fall in love with the same woman. Lilith choosed the younger brother, Elijah. The embittered Luke travels alone to Europe. His demons drive him to Macedonia where he becomes a ruthless mercenary fighting amongst the vicious local gan
4.
Message in a Bottle (1999)
Following a hurtful divorce, a female journalist takes a solitary holiday to rebuild her self-esteem and boost her determination never to be vulnerable again. However, she soon has a change of heart when, during a walk along the seashore, she discovers a mysterious message-in-a bottle that houses a passionate love letter signed simply "G." Moved by the letter''s poetry and heart-wrenching romanticism, she embarks on a journey to find "G" and ultimately the restoration of her own broken faith in the promise of love.
5.
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
An upscale New York couple decide to adopt a child. Years later, after he proves to be extremely intelligent, the adoptive father sets out to find the biological mother who, he believes, must be a genius. Instead, he finds a young woman who is a prostitute with a scarred past.
6.
Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
The time is 1943 and the Germans are winning the Second World War as the U.S. suffers huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers are not welcomed in the Air Force. From the brutal demands of their t
7.
Don't Drink the Water (1994)
Remake of 1969 feature film (based on Woody Allen's 1966 stage play) about an American caterer and his family, caught behind the Iron Curtain while on a European vacation.
8.
And the Band Played On (1993)
Based on the best seller by Randy Shilts about the history of the AIDS epidemic in America and how the medical, political and social establishments have dealt with the crisis.
9.
For The Boys (1991)
The story of two USO entertainers whose performing careers span from World War II through Vietnam.
10.
Midnight Run (1988)
An ex-cop becomes a bounty hunter and tracks down an embezzler.
11.
September (1987)
A weekend stay at a Vermont summer house provides glimpses into the lives of six unhappy people, most of whom are in love with others who love others.
12.
Hand, The (1981)
Jonathan Lansdale is a talented cartoonist, whose drinking and arrogant personality have put a strain on his marriage. When he is in a car accident, Jonathan''s drawing hand is severed, and his career is seemingly over. His wife Anne begs him to hire another cartoonist to take over the strip, which would help them financially, but Jonathan''s ego won''t allow it. Now with even more animosity between him and his wife, Jonathan begins having blackouts, during which his belongings are damaged. Before long, the people he dislikes begin disappearing, because Jonathan''s hand has returned from the scene of the accident and taken on a murderous life of its own.
13.
Before and After (1979)
Humorous tale of a housewife who goes to a fat farm, only to discover that her husband has been playing around while she''s been trying to dump the weight he''s found excessive. She takes up with a young artist who doesn''t care about her weight and her jealous spouse soon begins demanding her undivided attention, but, thinner-but-wiser, she must decide what she really wants from life. Rosemary Murphy, as her somewhat disapproving mother, replaced Inga Swenson.
14.
The Attic (1979)
Woman librarian devotes life to caring for wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. Monkey disappears and a shocking past is revealed.
15.
Julia (1977) as Dorothy Parker
To help a childhood friend, playwright Lillian Hellman carries money for the resistance into Nazi territory.
16.
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977)
A further look into the lives of F.D.R. and Eleanor Roosevelt during their twelve-year residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, reuniting most of the cast and technical crew responsible for the multiple-award-winning first film (1976). Equally as honored (with seventeen Emmy nominations), this film wa
17.
Case of Rape, A (1974)
A tough drama about a middle-class housewife whose rape experience made her feel not only humiliation but the feeling that she was the guilty party following her husband's waning trust and the harsh courtroom interrogation leading to sympathy for the accused. The sensitive performance by Elizabeth M
18.
Lucas Tanner (1974)
A high school teacher's career is threatened because of a student's death when the rumor is spread that his negligence killed the boy. The 1974-75 series also starred Hartman as the problem-solving teacher and Rosemary Murphy as the principal.
19.
Ace Eli And Rodger Of The Skies (1973) as Hannah
The story of Ace Eli Walford, a 1920s stunt flyer who barnstorms around the country, taking his eleven-year-old son Rodger with him as he goes from town to town.
20.
40 Carats (1973)
An older woman unknowingly enters into a complicated love triangle with a younger man.
21.
Walking Tall (1973) as Callie Hacker
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
22.
Ben (1972) as Beth Garrison
A lonely boy befriends Ben, the leader of a violent pack of killer rats.
23.
Fan's Notes, A (1972) as Moms
24.
You'll Like My Mother (1972) as Mrs. Kinsolving
Francesa Kinsolving, a very pregnant widow whose husband was rescently killed in action in Vietnam, travels to visit her late husband's mother in a snowy Minnesota town only to get snowed in during a fierce blizard where she's forced to wait it out only to slowly uncover some terrible dark secrets that Mrs. Kinsolving has been hiding, one of them is her psychotic other son, a recent escapee from a lunatic asylum, who is shacked up in the basement of the house.
25.
Any Wednesday (1966) as Dorothy Cleves
A young businessman catches his boss keeping a mistress in the company apartment.
26.
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) as Miss Maudie Atkinson
A young girl grows up fast when her lawyer father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
27.
The Young Doctors (1961) as Miss Graves
An aging doctor's resentment of his young assistant could lead to tragedy.
28.
That Night! (1957) as Chorny [Nurse Chornis]
When a driven business man suffers a series of heart attacks, he and his family must reassess their values.

Cast (special)

29.
Woman Who Willed a Miracle, The (1983)
The true story of a severly retarded infant, deserted by his parents and given small odds for survival by medical experts, who recieves a chance at life when he is adopted by May Lemke, a woman whose loving faith and devotion gives the child a chance to live.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

30.
Hunt For the Unicorn Killer, The (1999) as Bea Einhorn
Miniseries about a father's fight for justice when his daughter, Holly Maddux, is murdered by her boyfriend, Ira Einhorn, a famous activist and founder of Earth Day, in 1977. Prior to his trial (he claimed that the CIA had framed him), Einhorn fled the country in 1981 after posting bail. A Pennsylva
31.
Woman Named Jackie, A (1991)
A three-part miniseries based on C. David Heyman's book on the life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.
32.
George Washington (1984)
A sweeping eight-hour, three-part miniseries chronicling the life of Washington from ages 11 to 51, beginning just after the death of his father in 1743 and taking him through his journeyman days as a young surveyor, his hidden love for Sally Fairfax, the wife of his best friend, his marriage to wid
33.
Eleanor and Franklin (1976)
An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony,

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