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Encyclopedia > Sarah Kernochan

Sarah Kernochan (born December 30, 1947) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer. is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

She was born in New York City. New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...

She first gained prominence as co-director and co-producer with Howard Smith of the 1972 film Marjoe (about evangelist Marjoe Gortner), which won an Academy Award for Documentary Feature. Her second documentary, Thoth, also won an Academy Award in 2002, this time for Best Documentary Short. Howard Smith with his Oscar award for Marjoe in 1972 Howard Smith is an Oscar winning film director, producer, journalist, screenwriter, actor, and radio broadcaster. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... Marjoe is an 1972 Academy Award winning documentary film produced and directed by Howard Smith and Sarah Kernochan about the life of evangelist Marjoe Gortner. ... Marjoe Gortner (born January 14, 1944 in Long Beach, California) is a former evangelical minister who first gained a certain fame in the late 1940s and early to mid 1950s when he became the youngest ordained preacher at the age of four, and then outright notoriety in the 1970s when... The Academy Award for Documentary Feature is one of the most prestigious awards for documentary films. ... Thoth (Ramesseum, Luxor) Thoth (his Greek name derived from the Egyptian *, written by Egyptians as ) was considered one of the most important deities of the Egyptian pantheon, often depicted with the head of an ibis. ...

During the next two years, she released two albums on RCA Records as a singer-songwriter, House of Pain and Beat Around the Bush. RCA Records is one of the flagship labels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ...

Since then, she has been primarily a screenwriter: Screenwriters, scenarists or script writers, are authors who write the screenplays from which movies and television programs are made. ...

She is married to writer/director James Lapine. The Hairy Bird (also released as Strike! and All I Wanna Do) is a 1998 film written and directed by Sarah Kernochan and starring Kirsten Dunst, Gaby Hoffmann, Lynn Redgrave, and Rachael Leigh Cook. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... Impromptu is a 1991 movie written by Sarah Kernochan, directed by James Lapine, produced by Daniel A. Sherkow and Stuart Oken, and starring Hugh Grant as Chopin and Judy Davis as George Sand. ... The 1993 motion picture Sommersby was directed by Jon Amiel and stars Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman and James Earl Jones. ... ‎ 9½ Weeks is a 1986 erotic drama film, starring Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger. ... What Lies Beneath is a 2000 motion picture that tells the story of a housewife who finds her home is haunted. ... James Lapine (born January 10, 1949 in Mansfield, Ohio) is an Jewish-American director and librettist. ...

External links

  • Official website
  • Sarah Kernochan at the Internet Movie Database
  • Marjoe entry in the IMDB
  • Biography on the Oscar award site

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Lycos Movies - Biography - Sarah Kernochan (559 words)
Instead of using this success as a springboard for further films, Kernochan instead tried her hand as a recording artist for RCA with two solo albums of her own compositions, "House of Pain" (1973) and "Beat Around the Bush" (1974).
As the 1980s dawned, Kernochan was back with her music, composing the score for the stage work "Sleeparound Town" which was produced Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizon.
Kernochan fared better collaborating with her husband playwright-director James Lapine on "Impromptu" (1991), an historical drama that adopted a predominantly lighthearted tone in detailing the the sexual shenanigans of such figures as George Sand, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt and their circle.
Sarah Kernochan - Feature Films (1036 words)
Kernochan long nourished a serious passion for Chopin's music, but when she read an account of his 10-year relationship with George Sand, she felt this great romance was a potentially funny story.
She was to write a mirror story around the ballet "Giselle" and director Herbert Ross cautioned her not to write a lot of dialogue, and certainly no long speeches, because the movie was to star ballet dancers who could not be counted upon to act.
Kernochan decided to take only a story credit because the final version ranged so far afield from her own script, which had been partly based on her own close encounters with a ghost in her house.
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