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Art Director (feature film)

1.
In Love and War (2001)
Television movie based on the book by Eric Newby that tells the true story of a captured British soldier and an Italian woman who fall in love in Italy during World War II. Newby's life is saved by the heroic actions of this courageous young woman and a small, brave group of Italian farmers and vill
2.
Story of Us, The (1999) as Art Director (Italy)
Ben and Katie have been happily married for 15 years and have two wonderful children to whom they are both devoted. But Katie feels that their relationship has stopped progressing and needs to be rejuvenated. While their children, Josh and Erin, are away at summer camp, the Jordans attempt a trial
3.
Stiff Upper Lips (1997) as Art Director (Italy)
A period comedy, set in the heart of the British countryside 1908, about the sexual awakenings of a group of young Edwardians and their withering Aunt. Romance is afoot. Aunt Agnes, a guardian, is desperate to marry off her neice, emily. Anyone will do... as long as he's from a respectable family, i
4.
Hudson Hawk (1991) as Art Director (Rome)
A famous Manhattan cat burglar, immediately upon release from a ten-year prison term, is coerced--by various bad guys--into stealing three famous DaVinci artifacts, which, when linked together, make possible the transformation of lead into gold.
5.
Casualty of War, A (1990)
A former British spy goes undercover in Libya to foil a plot to furnish arms to the Irish Republican Army (IRA). Broadcast as a segment of "Frederick Forsyth Presents."
6.
Pride and Extreme Prejudice (1990)
A lone CIA agent suffers a nervous breakdown while on a mission in East Germany. He later finds himself on the run from both KGB and Western agents.
7.
Just Another Secret (1989)
A CIA agent investigates the disappearance of the entire East Berlin CIA cell. During his investigation, he uncovers a plot to assassinate Soviet president Gorbachev and blame the murder on the CIA.
8.
Haunted Summer (1988) as Art Direction
The summer of 1816. Shelley, his wife Mary, and Mary's step-sister Claire visit Lord Byron at his home in Italy, and Mary comes up with the idea which later became "Frankenstein".
9.
Embassy (1985)
Nick Mancuso, as the Deputy Chief of the American Embassy in Rome, finds himself and his staff at the center of various crises including a plot to steal U.S. defense secrets, keeping his press attache girlfriend and the brazen hussey trying to replace her on the job and in his affections from a cat
10.
Amadeus (1984) as Art Direction (Italy)
The 18th century composer Salieri confesses to a deadly rivalry with Mozart.
11.
Krull (1983) as Art Direction (Italy)
A young prince must capture a five-bladed sword in order to save his princess and their planets from a terrible monster and his troops.
12.
Miss Right (1981) as Art Direction
In search of the "right" woman, an American reporter living in Rome ends all of his many romances.

Art Department (feature film)

13.
While Justice Sleeps (1994)
A recent widow's grief is compounded when she suspects her daughter was assaulted by an old family friend.
14.
Fatherland (1994)
Based on the suspense novel, "Fatherland." Set in Berlin 20 years after a German victory in World War II, an SS detective (with the help of an American journalist) uncovers a deadly secret of the Third Reich.
15.
La Cage Aux Folles II (1981) as Set Dresser
Desperate to prove he''''s not over the hill, an aging drag entertainer gets mixed up with international spies.
16.
Interno di un Convento, L' (1978) as Set Decorator
A zealous, handsome priest, who is the confessor for a convent full of women, encourages the equally zealous abbess of one such institution to enforce the same strict rules on these unfortunate women that are applied to others. In doing so, they uncover a snake pit of sexual couplings, both lesbian and heterosexual, as well as many tools for masturbation. At the same time, a particularly disturbed inmate manages to poison herself and many of the other novitiates in yet another scandal which is covered up by church authorities.

Production Designer (feature film)

17.
Arthur the King (1985)
The Arthurian legend, distilled curiously through an Alice in Wonderland-type device (Dyan Cannon is a contemporary tourist who, while wandering around Stonehenge, tumbles into a hole in the ground and comes face to face with King Arthur and subjects), provided the framework of this rather bizarre e

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

18.
Winds of War, The (1983) as Father Enrico Spanelli
Herman Wouk's best-selling 1971 epic about a fictional Navy family in the days leading up to Pearl Harbor came to TV in this 16-hour miniseries over seven nights (initially it had been planned for only twelve hours). At about $40-million, it was the single most expensive television event up to that

Art Director (TV Mini-Series)

19.
War and Remembrance (1988)
A 12-part miniseries continuing Herman Wouk's epic two-volume saga which began with "The Winds of War." The first 17-hour installment begins one week after Pearl Harbor. The family of career naval officer Captain Victor "Pug" Henry is scattered around the globe. Pug and his son, Byron, are fighting
20.
James Clavell's Noble House (1988)
A four-part miniseries based on James Clavell's novel about romance, intrigue and international power struggles in contemporary Hong Kong.

Production Designer (TV Mini-Series)

21.
Zoya (1995)
A Russian girl, Zoya, flees the Revolution and goes to Paris with her grandmother. She then marries an American soldier, moves to New York, is widowed, struggles to support her children, marries a garment-industry magnate, becomes a successful businesswoman and finally makes a poignant return to her

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