The authorised biography of John Schlesinger. The author has the full co-operation of Jon Schlesinger, including unprecedented access to Schlesinger's personal tape recordings that he made during his career and to his voluminous correspondence. The book will also include interviews with many of the stars that have worked with Schlesinger. John Schlesinger made stars of Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Julie Christie, Alan Bates and Sean Penn. He has resurrected the careers of Laurence Olivier and Shirley MacLaine. He's directed Richard Gere, Anthony Hopkins, Sally Field, Vanessa Redgrave, Ed Harris, Michael Keaton, Ian McKellan, Dirk Bogarde, Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Martin Sheen, Geraldine Page, Karen Black, both Donald and Kiefer Sutherland, and of course, Madonna. His many films include Midnight Cowboy (Academy Award for Best Picture), Far from the Madding Crowd, Marathon Man and Sunday, Bloody Sunday. Schlesinger also directed films for the BBC including Cold Comfort Farm, Separate Tables, A Question of Attribution and An Englishman Abroad.
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