Michael Cristofer

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​ Michael Ivan Cristofer (born 22 January 1945, Trenton, New Jersey) is an American playwright, filmmaker and actor. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play for The Shadow Box in 1977. Michael Cristofer was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and an Antoinette Perry “Tony” Award for the Broadway production of his play, The Shadow Box. Subsequent to New York, the play was produced in every major American city and worldwide from Europe to the Far East. Other plays include Breaking Up at Primary Stages; Ice at Manhattan Theatre Club; Black Angel at Circle Repertory Company; The Lady and the Clarinet starring Stockard Channing, produced by the Mark Taper Forum, Long Wharf Theater, Off-Broadway and on the London Fringe, and Amazing Grace starring Marsha Mason which received the American Theater Critics Award as the best play produced in the United States during the 1996-97 season. Cristofer’s film work includes the screenplays for The Shadow Box directed by Paul Newman (Golden Globe Award, Emmy nomination), Falling in Love, with Meryl Streep and Robert De Niro, The Witches of Eastwick with Jack Nicholson, The Bonfire of the Vanities directed by Brian De Palma, Breaking Up starring Russell Crowe and Salma Hayek, and Casanova starring Heath Ledger. His directing credits include Gia, for HBO Pictures starring Angelina Jolie, Mercedes Ruehl and Faye Dunaway which was nominated for five Emmys and for which he won a Director’s Guild Award. He next directed Body Shots starring Sean Patrick Flanery, Jerry O’Connell, Amanda Peet and Tara Reid and Original Sin starring Angelina Jolie and Antonio Banderas which was released in 2001. He is currently preparing to direct Fade Out from his own screenplay. For eight years he worked as artistic advisor and finally co-artistic director of River Arts Repertory in Woodstock, New York, a company which produced new plays by writers such as Richard Nelson, Mac Wellman, Len Jenkin, Eric Overmeyer and many others including the American premiere of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women–a production which later moved to Off-Broadway. Also at River Arts, he wrote stage adaptations of the films Love Me or Leave Me and the legendary Casablanca, and directed Joanne Woodward in his own adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts. His most recent work for the theater, The Whore and Mr. Moore, is in workshop at the Actor’s Studio where he is a member. Currently, Cristofer is a cast member on AMC's Rubicon, in which he plays Truxton Spangler.

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Die Hard: With a Vengeance Trailer (1995)

19 May 1995

New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives.

Original Sin Trailer (2001)

03 August 2001

A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femmep

The Other Woman Trailer (2010)

28 October 2010

Emilia, a law-school graduate, falls in love with her married boss, Jack. After Emilia marries Jack, her happiness turns unexpectedly to grief following the death of her infant daughter.

The Witches of Eastwick Trailer (1987)

12 June 1987

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Gia Trailer (1998)

31 January 1998

Fact-based story of top fashion model Gia Marie Carangi follows her life from a rebel working in her father's diner at age 17 to her death in 1986 at age 26 from AIDS, one of the first women in America whose death was attributed to the disease.

Body Shots Trailer (1999)

07 October 1999

The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex.

The Bonfire of the Vanities Trailer (1990)

21 December 1990

After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.

The Adderall Diaries Trailer (2015)

16 April 2015

Writer and Adderall enthusiast Stephen Elliott reaches a low point when his estranged father resurfaces, claiming that Stephen has fabricated much of the dark childhood that that fuels his writing.

Mr. Jones Trailer (1993)

08 October 1993

The story about the relationship between a manic depressive man, Mr Jones, and the female doctor who takes more than a professional interest in his treatment.

Breaking Up Trailer (1997)

17 October 1997

An aloof, struggling food photographer thinks he has found true love with a fiery grade-school teacher.

Chronic Trailer (2015)

21 October 2015

David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Dedicated to his profession, he develops strong relationships people he cares for.

Falling in Love Trailer (1984)

21 November 1984

During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together.

An Enemy of the People Trailer (1978)

17 March 1978

A small forest town is trying to promote itself as a place for tourists to come enjoy the therapeutic hot springs and unspoiled nature.

Year by the Sea Trailer (2016)

16 April 2016

Hoping to reclaim who she was before marriage and children, an empty nester retreats to Cape Cod where she embarks upon a quest to set herself free.

Emoticon Trailer (2014)

30 May 2014

Elena Gallenti is an anthropology graduate student struggling to complete her thesis on 'modern means of communication.

Lincoln Trailer (1974)

06 September 1974

A miniseries about President Abraham Lincoln.

The Entertainer Trailer (1976)

10 March 1976

A vaudeville entertainer approaches middle age still not having attained success or stardom.

The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Trailer (1976)

16 September 1976

The Last of Mrs. Lincoln depicts the final seventeen years of Mary Todd Lincoln's life, following her husband's assassination.

The Crazy World of Julius Vrooder Trailer (1974)

17 October 1974

After returning home from the war, Vietnam veteran Julius Vrooder resides in a veteran's hospital, where he has been vaguely diagnosed as "psychiatrically impaired.