Tag: science fiction

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

H. G. Wells

(1866–1946) Herbert George Wells Works: • A Modern Utopia (English) • A Short History of the World (English) • Aarnihauta ja muita juttuja (Finnish) • Aikakone (Finnish) • An Englishman Looks at the World (English) • Ann Veronica: A Modern…

The Time Machine (1960)

Director: George Pal Producer: George Pal Screenplay: David Duncan Based on: The Time Machine (1895) by H. G. Wells Genre: Adventure | Romantic | Science Fiction Music: Russell Garcia Country: United States Language: English Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Release date: 1960 Running…

George Pal

(1908–1980) György Pál Marczincsak Filmography as Director: The Time Machine 1960 Director: George Pal Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young   Born February 1 1908 Cegléd (Hungary) Died May 2 1980 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Award Academy Honorary Award

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)

Director: Victor Fleming Producer: Victor Saville Screenplay: John Lee Mahin Based on: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) by Robert Louis Stevenson Genre: Drama | Horror | Psychological | Science Fiction Music: Franz Waxman Country: United States Language: English…

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Director: Stanley Kubrick Producer: Stanley Kubrick Screenplay: Stanley Kubrick Based on: A Clockwork Orange (1962) by Anthony Burgess Genre: Crime | Drama | Science Fiction Music: Wendy Carlos Country: United Kingdom | United States Language: English Studio: Warner Bros. Release date: 1971 Running time:…

Anthony Burgess

(1917–1993) John Anthony Burgess Wilson, FRSL Filmography as Writer: A Clockwork Orange 1971 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee     Jesus of Nazareth 1977 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey   Born February 25 1917 Manchester (England) Died…

Ridley Scott

(1937) Sir Ridley Scott Filmography as Director: Thelma & Louise 1991 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis     Hannibal 2001 Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore   Born November 30 1937 South Shields (England) Occupation Film Director Producer Awards BAFTA David…

Fritz Lang

(1890–1976) Friedrich Christian Anton Lang Filmography as Actor: Le Mépris 1963 Director: Jean-Luc Godard Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli   Born December 5 1890 Vienna (Austria) Died August 2 1976 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Film director Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Hollywood Walk…

Ray Bradbury

(1920–2012) Ray Douglas Bradbury Works: • Futuria Fantasia, Fall 1939 (English) • Futuria Fantasia, Spring 1940 (English) • Futuria Fantasia, Summer 1939 (English) • Futuria Fantasia, Winter 1940 (English) Filmography as Actor: Rich and Famous 1981 Director: George Cukor Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Candice Bergen…