Who Won the 1970
Academy Awards Best Director

John Schlesinger

("Midnight Cowboy")

1969 Academy Awards Best Director Winner
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Dustin Hoffman + Noah Baumbach on Script Analysis, Long Takes, and 'Midnight Cowboy'

Backstage
When an audience member quoted Hoffman's character from the iconic John Schlesinger film, the actor recounted the story behind his famous line, “I'm walkin' here!” A shoestring budget has Schlesinger loading the camera into a van and following Hoffman ...

1970 Academy Awards Best Director Winner John Schlesinger News

Geoffrey Rush on Becoming Albert Einstein in Genius and a New Pirates Movie

Parade
As a young actor I was watching that golden age of American cinema and the decline of the studios—the whole Easy Rider/Raging Bull turnaround, from the films of Arthur Penn to John Schlesinger's Midnight Cowboy. I used to watch those films and be so ...

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"The Day of the Locust"

NY Blueprint
With its elaborate production design and unforgettable finale, John Schlesinger's 1975 adaptation of Nathanael West's biblical novel, written on the eve of World War II, is a searing vision of desperation on the fringes of 1930s Hollywood. The film ...

1970 Academy Awards Best Director Winner John Schlesinger News

Donald Sutherland to Portray J. Paul Getty in FX's TRUST; Coming in 2018

Broadway World
... an astonishing resume of well over one hundred and fifty films, including such classics as Robert Aldrich's The Dirty Dozen; Robert Altman's M*A*S*H; John Schlesinger's The Day of the Locust; Robert Redford's Ordinary People; Bernardo Bertolucci's ...

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