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Cast (feature film)

1.
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Three young Americans studying in Rome set off for a weekend trip when they run into a beautiful model from one of their art classes. Also on her way to an exotic destination, the gorgeous European invites the coeds to come along, assuring them they will be able to relax and rejuvenate. Will the gir

Art Department (feature film)

2.
Hannibal Rising (2007)
Hannibal's story begins in Eastern Europe at the desperate end of World War II. For many it was no longer a conflict of nations but one of individual survival--at any cost. A young Hannibal watches from only steps away as his parents die violently, leaving his cherished young sister in his care. Thi
3.
I Served the King of England (2007)
Jan Dite is short in height, but high in ambition. To put it bluntly, the young provincial waiter wants to become a millionaire. And he knows just how to do it: by hearing everything, seeing everything, and creating opportunities at every turn. Armed with this knowledge and an irrepressible wish to
4.
Hostel: Part II (2007)
Three young Americans studying in Rome set off for a weekend trip when they run into a beautiful model from one of their art classes. Also on her way to an exotic destination, the gorgeous European invites the coeds to come along, assuring them they will be able to relax and rejuvenate. Will the gir
5.
Hostel (2006)
Two adventurous American college buddies, Paxton and Josh, backpack through Europe eager to make quintessentially hazy travel memories with new friend Oli, an Icelander they've met along the way. Paxton and Josh are eventually lured by a fellow traveler to what's described as a nirvana for American
6.
Kolya (1996) as Set Designer
Once a renowned cellist in the August Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, middle-aged bachelor, Frantisek Louka, now plays funerals at the city crematorium. Occupied by the Russians, Prague is on the eve of the 1989 Velvet Revolution. Louka has no idea that more than political change abounds. The personal

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

7.
Brothers Grimm, The (2005)
Legendary fairytale scribes, brothers Will and Jake Grimm, travel around the Napoleonic countryside vanquishing monsters and demons in exchange for quick money. But when the French authorities figure out their scheme, the con men are forced to contend with a real magical curse when they enter an enc
8.
Passion's Way (2004)
Love story of a couple who feel compelled by the moral climate of the early 1900s to let practical considerations stand in the way of their passion. When young diplomat George Darrow crosses paths with Anna Leath, an old friend who has recently become widowed, the two realize they have feelings for
9.
Bourne Identity (Theatrical), The (2002)
Compilation documentary on the life of Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie.
10.
Bourne Identity, The (2002)
The spy thriller opens as an amnesiac is rescued at sea by the crew of an Italian fishing boat. Nearly dead, he carries nothing but the bullets in his back and a bank account number embedded in his hip. Although completely without identity or background, he possesses an array of extraordinary talents in fighting, linguistics and self-defense that speaks of a dangerous past. In the present, he is disoriented and wary as he is propelled into an urgent search to discover who he is and why his life has taken a perilous turn. A Zurich safe deposit box yields an assortment of passports, a hefty load of cash, an automatic weapon and a name--Jason Bourne--with a Paris address. What it means remains a mystery, but Bourne quickly realizes that although he knows no one, there are people who recognize him--and do not wish him well. When he meets Marie Kreutz, a hard-luck German-born wanderer, he makes a desperate pitch--$10,000 for a ride to Paris. Despite her reservations, Marie takes the cash and begins a journey with Bourne that changes her life forever. The trail of Jason Bourne''s past snakes from Europe to CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, where Treadstone, a clandestine operation is based. As Bourne and Marie struggle to stay below the radar in France, all of the stealthy muscle of Treadstone is focused on tracking them and neutralizing Bourne as quickly and efficiently as possible.
11.
Bad Company (2002)
Gaylord Oakes, a veteran CIA agent must transform sarcastic, street-wise punk Jake Hayes into a sophisticated and savvy spy to replace his murdered identical twin brother. He only has nine days to accomplish this "mission: improbable" before having to negotiate a sensitive nuclear weapons deal.
12.
Dark Blue World, The (2001)
It's 1950 and the height of the Cold War in Communist-ruled, post-war Czechoslovakia. Ex-RAF Czech pilot Franta Slama - a man in his early forties - is confined to a labour camp as an "enemy of the people", because he had flown for the RAF during WWII. The new totalitarian Communist regime deemed hi
13.
Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Harrison Lloyd is a prize-winning photojournalist, who decides to make an assignment to report on war-torn Yugoslavia his last. However, he is reported dead by the wire service. Refusing to accept this, his wife Sarah embarks on a perilous journey to find him and bring him home. Armed with a camera,
14.
Plunkett & Macleane (1999)
Plunkett and Macleane, come together as an unlikely, but potent, team. Although from different ends of England's social spectrum, they enter into a "gentelman's agreement." Plunkett has the brains and the know-how; Plunkett aspires to journey to America, while Macleane seeks to enter high society. M
15.
Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The (1999) as Prop Master (Czech Republic)
Mystic, maiden, martyr, it is difficult to dispute that Joan of Arc led a remarkably accomplished life for a peasant girl who never went to school... and never saw her 20th birthday. At 17, she delivered an extraordinary message to her Daughin and, two months later, led her army to victory over the
16.
My Giant (1998)
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can''t distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max''s long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
17.
Beautician and the Beast, The (1997)
An ambitious beautician from Queens, who has aspirations way above her working-class origins becomes a tutor for an ill-mannered monarch from the mythical Eastern European country of Slovetzia.
18.
Immortal Beloved (1994)
Biographical film on German composer Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827) and the subsequent romantic mystery derived from a cryptic love letter surfacing after his death--a mystery which concerns itself with whom this actual Immortal Beloved was among the scores of women that he seduced.
19.
Faust (1994) as Puppets And Props
Inventive, operatic presentation of the story of the German magician and astrologer held to have sold his soul to the devil.
20.
Swing Kids (1993)
Set in prewar Nazi Germany, the story of a group of German youths obsessed with American jazz, who must come to grips with the rise of fascism.
21.
Last Butterfly, The (1991) as Props
A mime is coerced into organizing a performance in Terezin, a town that the Nazis set aside for Jews to delude the Red Cross shortly before the inhabitants were sent off to concentration camps.

Art Department (TV Mini-Series)

22.
Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Miniseries about the early life of Hitler, as well as the social and political environment that allowed him to rise to power.

Film Production - Construction/Set (TV Mini-Series)

23.
Frank Herbert's Children of Dune (2003)
A sequel to the miniseries, "Dune," based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel, telling the story of Paul, who lives in a world tenuously balanced by the universal need for the life-sustaining substance "Spice," the most precious commodity in the universe. This adaptation of sequels to Herbert's original n
24.
Lost Empire, The (2001)
Miniseries based on the 16th century classic of Chinese literature, "Journey to the West," by Cheng-en Wu. In this updated version of the classic, Nick Orton is on a quest to find a rescue a famous Chinese manuscript -- "Journey to the West" -- from a group of demons who have kept it and author Wu p
25.
Frank Herbert's Dune (2000)
Miniseries based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel, telling the story of Paul, who lives in a world tenuously balanced by the universal need for the life-sustaining substance "Spice," the most precious commodity in the universe. When Paul's father, Duke Leto, is ordered to oversee production of Spice, h
26.
Ring, The (1996)
A television miniseries based on "The Ring," Danielle Steel's novel. A wealthy young German woman, uncertain of her family's fate just prior to World War II, marries a German soldier, only to eventually lose him in the War. Now pregnant, with nothing but her mother's ring, she flees to America to st
27.
World War II: When Lions Roared (1994)
A two-part miniseries that explores World War II through the perspectives of the allied leaders, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Also includes World War II stock footage and still photographs.

Film Production - Construction/Set (TV Mini-Series)

28.
Anne Frank (2001)
Adaptation of Melissa Muller's biography of Anne Frank, documenting the Holocaust victim's life from her happy childhood in pre-war Frankfurt to the years she and her family hid in an Amsterdam attic to her final days at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in early 1945. The movie also delves into

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