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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Plimpton! (2012)
2.
Operation Homecoming (2007)
An exploration of the firsthand accounts of American troops through their own words. The film is built upon the 'Operation Homecoming' initiative created by the National Endowment for the Arts to gather the writing of soldiers and their families who have participated in the wars in Iraq and Afghan
3.
Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1997) as Raymond Phelps
Somewhere in the middle of nowhere, a two-bit hustler is gunned down. His car--a cherry red '63 convertible--races off into the blazing midday sun with an unseen killer behind its wheel. Funny how sometimes a car changes hands in a minute. A few hundred miles across the desert, two used car salesmen

Writer (feature film)

4.
Broken English (1996)
A love story set against the multicultural backdrop of urban New Zealand which revolves around a romance between a young Croatian woman and a Maori. Although the pair are deeply in love, the woman's father insists that they separate so she can wed a wealthy Chinese man.
5.
Boys (1996) as From Short Story ("Twenty Minutes")
High school senior John Baker Jr. is fast approaching the end of a miserable stint at the Sherwood School for Boys. Staring him in the face are his father''s footsteps--and an expected path through the corporate jungle he dreads to follow. But John''s life takes on new meaning when he rescues Patty Vare, a sensuous and sophisticated "older woman" who lays on the ground, semi-conscious and bruised after falling from her horse. Though immediately enchanted by Patty''s beauty, Baker is similarly captivated by her sense of mystery. He soon learns that Patty is on the run. But from whom and why remains unknown. Determined nonetheless to shield her from her pursuers, the independent Baker breaks school rules and shelters Patty in his dorm room. As mutual attraction turns to romance, a door is opened for each of them. Now, with new hope, Patty realizes she must reconcile the dark choices of her recent past, and Baker begins the journey from boyhood innocence to a young man''s understanding of life and love.
6.
Broken English (1996)
A love story set against the multicultural backdrop of urban New Zealand which revolves around a romance between a young Croatian woman and a Maori. Although the pair are deeply in love, the woman's father insists that they separate so she can wed a wealthy Chinese man.
7.
Threshold (1983) as Screenwriter
8.
The Appointment (1970) as Screenwriter
A man suspects his wife of part-time prostitution.
9.
Downhill Racer (1969) as Screenwriter
An ambitious skier sacrifices love and family to win.

Special Thanks (feature film)

10.
Boys (1996) as Special Thanks
High school senior John Baker Jr. is fast approaching the end of a miserable stint at the Sherwood School for Boys. Staring him in the face are his father''s footsteps--and an expected path through the corporate jungle he dreads to follow. But John''s life takes on new meaning when he rescues Patty Vare, a sensuous and sophisticated "older woman" who lays on the ground, semi-conscious and bruised after falling from her horse. Though immediately enchanted by Patty''s beauty, Baker is similarly captivated by her sense of mystery. He soon learns that Patty is on the run. But from whom and why remains unknown. Determined nonetheless to shield her from her pursuers, the independent Baker breaks school rules and shelters Patty in his dorm room. As mutual attraction turns to romance, a door is opened for each of them. Now, with new hope, Patty realizes she must reconcile the dark choices of her recent past, and Baker begins the journey from boyhood innocence to a young man''s understanding of life and love.

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