Title
Sophie's choice
Director
Alan J. Pakula
Based on the work of
William Styron
Composer
Marvin Hamlisch 1944-2012
Actor
Meryl Streep Kevin Kline Peter MacNicol
Language
English
Publisher
Universal, 2016
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1982
Playing time
ca. 142 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
5050582512656 5050582943658 5053083083632

About Alan J. Pakula

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Alan Jay Pakula (; April 7, 1928 – November 19, 1998) was an American film director, writer and producer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture for To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Best Director for All the President's Men (1976) and Best Adapted Screenplay for Sophie's Choice (1982).

Pakula was also notable for directing his "paranoia trilogy": Klute (1971), The Parallax View (1974) and All the President's Men (1976).

Early life

Pakula was born in The Bronx, New York, to Polish Jewish parents, Jeanette (née Goldstein) and Paul Pakula. He was educated at The Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and Yale University, where he majored in drama.

Career

Pakula started his Hollywood career as an assistant in the cartoon department at Warner Brothers. In 1957, he undertook his first p…Read more on Wikipedia