FILMOGRAPHY

  • 1965 The Slender thread 1966 This Property Is Condemned 1968 The Sculphunters 1968 The Swimmer 1969 Castle keep 1969 They shoot horse
    Don’t They? 1972 Jeremiah Johnson 1973 The Way We Were 1974 Yakuza 1975 Three Days Of The Condor 1977 Bobby Deerfield 1979 The Elecric Horseman 1981 Absence of Malice 1982 Tootsie 1985 Out of Africa 1993 The Firm 1995 Sabrina 1999 Random Hearts 2005 The Interpreter

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  • Yakuza
    (The Yakuza)

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack (1934-2008) American film director, producer and actor. Pollack studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City, where he later taught acting. He began directing television shows in the 1960s before moving to films. Pollack directed more than 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. Some of his best known works include Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Way We Were (1973), Three Days of the Condor (1975) and Absence of Malice (1981). Pollack's films received a total of 48 Academy Award nominations, winning 11 Oscars. His first Oscar nomination was for his 1969 film They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and his second in 1982 for Tootsie. For his 1985 film Out of Africa starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, Pollack won Academy Awards for directing and producing. His later films included Havana (1990), The Firm (1993), Sabrina (1995), The Interpreter (2005), and as producer for and actor in Michael Clayton (2007). He formed a production company called Mirage Enterprises with the English director Anthony Minghella. The last film they produced together, The Reader, earned them both posthumous Oscar nominations for Best Picture.