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CAST AND CREW
Crew
Executive Producers ................................................... NORMAN JEWISON, GAYLE FRASER-BAIGELMAN and HOWARD ROSEN
 
Producers ................................................... SCOTT FRANK, DAN HALPERIN
and DAVID WESLEY WACHS
 
Supervising Producer ................................................... JEFF FREILICH
 
Series Created by ................................................... SCOTT JT FRANK, DAN HALPERIN
and DAVID WESLEY WACHS
 
"Soir Bleu"
Directed By NORMAN JEWISON
Based on the painting "Soir Bleu" by EDWARD HOPPER
 
Cast
Tully ................................................... ALAN ARKIN
Lola ................................................... ROSANA DeSOTO
Carl ................................................... DAN HEDAYA
Michael ................................................... STUART HUGHES
Sophia ................................................... DANA BROOKS
Candice ................................................... ELVA MAI HOOVER
 
Crew
Director ................................................... NORMAN JEWISON
Director of Photography ................................................... PAUL SAROSSY
Production Designer ................................................... JOHN DONDERTMAN
Editor ................................................... DAVID BAXTER
Line Producer/
Production Manager
................................................... ALBERT BOTHA
Music Composer ................................................... HUMMIE MANN
Writer ................................................... SETH FLICKER
Based on the Opera by ................................................... LEONCAVALLO
 
"Song of Songs"
Directed By PETER BOGDONOVICH
Based on the Short Story by HARRY MARK PETRAKIS
 
Cast
Ted Varnas ................................................... GEORGE SEGAL
Blossom ................................................... SALLY KIRKLAND
Angle Varnas ................................................... BROOKE ADAMS
Lucca ................................................... PETER BOGDANOVICH
Vasili ................................................... TOM MASEK
 
Crew
Director ................................................... PETER BOGDANOVICH
Director of Photography ................................................... PAUL SAROSSY
Production Designer ................................................... FRANCO DE COTIIS
Editor ................................................... DAVID HICKS
Line Producer/
Production Manager
................................................... ALBERT BOTHA
Music Composer ................................................... HUMMIE MANN
Based on the
Short Story by
................................................... HARRY MARK PETRAKIS
Writers ................................................... HARRY MARK PETRAKIS and
JOHN PETRAKIS
 
"Language of the Heart"
Directed By JONATHAN KAPLAN
Based on the painting, "The Rehearsal," by Edward Degas
 
Cast
Maestro ................................................... MICHAEL LERNER
Anna ................................................... TAMARA GORSKI
Mischa ................................................... JOEL BISSONNETTE
Marie ................................................... CLAIRE RANKIN
Vasili ................................................... TOM MASEK
Josef ................................................... WILLIAM COLGATE
 
Crew
Director ................................................... JONATHAN KAPLAN
Director of Photography ................................................... MIROSLAW BASZAK
Production Designer ................................................... FRANCO DE COTIIS
Editor ................................................... DAVID HICKS
Line Producer/
Production Manager
................................................... ALBERT BOTHA
Music Composer ................................................... HUMMIE MANN
Writer ................................................... BRUCE MEADE
 
"Lightning"
Directed By JOE DANTE
Based on various works by FREDERIC REMINGTON
 
Cast
Tappan ................................................... BRIAN KEITH (R.I.P.)
Mollie ................................................... KATHLEEN QUINLAN
Plummer ................................................... RON PERLMAN
The Assayer ................................................... HENRY JONES
 
Crew
Director ................................................... JOE DANTE
Director of Photography ................................................... JAMIE ANDERSON
Production Designer ................................................... NANETTE VANDERBILT
Editor ................................................... DAVID HICKS
Line Producer/
Production Manager
................................................... GENE MARUM
Music Composer ................................................... HUMMIE MANN
Based on the
Short Story by
................................................... ZANE GREY
Writer ................................................... JIM BYRNES
 
"Armed Response"
Directed By BOB RAFELSON
Based on the painting, "Pool with Two Figures," by DAVID HOCKNEY
 
Cast
Merce ................................................... ROBERT LOGGIA
Murray ................................................... JAMES CALVERT
Allan ................................................... STEVE ZAHN
Paul ................................................... CYNDY PRESTON
 
Crew
Director ................................................... BOB RAFELSON
Director of Photography ................................................... JAMIE ANDERSON
Production Designer ................................................... NANETTE VANDERBILT
Editor ................................................... DAVID HICKS
Line Producer/
Production Manager
................................................... GENE MARUM
Music Composer ................................................... HUMMIE MANN
Writer ................................................... FREDERIC RAPHAEL
 
"Two Nudes Bathing"
Directed By JOHN BOORMAN
Based on "Two Nudes Bathing" by an anonymous painter
 
Cast
Comte ................................................... JOHN HURT
Henri ................................................... CHARLEY BOORMAN
Blanche ................................................... JULIETTE CATON
Simone ................................................... ANGELINE BALL
Nana ................................................... BRITTA SMITH
Gabriene ................................................... JOCELYN WEST
 
Crew
Writer, Producer and Director ................................................... JOHN BOORMAN
Director of Photography ................................................... SEAMUS DEASY
Production Designer ................................................... NANETTE VANDERBILT
Editor ................................................... RON DAVIS
Line Producer/
Production Manager
................................................... GENE MARUM
Edited By ................................................... DAVID HICKS
Music Composer ................................................... JOCELYN WEST



BIOGRAPHIES

BRIAN KEITH (R.I.P.)
("Tappen" in "Lightning")

Brian Keith has enjoyed a television career that includes five successful series: "The Crusader," "The Westerner/" "Family Affair," "The Brian Keith Show" and "Hardcastle and McCormick."

In film/ Keith has appeared in "Nevada Smith," "The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming," "The McKenzie Break," "The Yakuza" and "The Wind and the Lion."


("Plummer" in "Lightning")

Ron Perlman is best known for his role as "Vincent" in the television series "Beauty and the Beast" for which he received two Emmy nominations and won the Golden Globe in 1988 for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series.

Perlman's film credits include "Quest for Fire," "The Name of the Rose" and most recently, "Romeo is Bleeding."


("Mollie" in "Lightning")

Kathleen Quinlan made her film debut when she was a high school senior, winning a small role in George Lucas' "American Graffiti."

Quinlan's subsequent film work includes "Lifeguard," "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden," "The Promise," "The Runner Stumbles," "Independence Day" and "The Doors." She will soon be seen as Tom Hanks' wife in director Ron Howard's "Apollo 13."


("Theodore" in "Song of Songs")

George Segal's successful film career includes "No Way to Treat a Lady," "The Owl and the Pussycat," "Where's Poppa?" "Blume in Love," "A Touch of Class," "Calfornia Split," "The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox," "Fun with Dick and Jane," "The Last Married Couple in America" and "Carbon Copy." Previously for SHOWTIME, Segal starred in TAKING THE HEAT, opposite Lynn Whitfield and Tony Goldwyn.


("Angie" in "Song of Songs")

Brooke Adams rose to stardom in Philip Kaufman's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers." Her other film roles include "Car Wash," "Key Exchange," "The Dead Zone," "Days of Heaven," "Gas Food Lodging" and "The Babysitter's Club."


("Blossom" in "Song of Songs")

Sallv Kirkland was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in "Anna." Her additional feature film credits include "J.F.K.," "Cold Fee," "Revenge," "Bullseye," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "A Star is Bom," "Cinderella Liberty," "Best of the Best" and "Double Threat."

On television, Kirkland has starred in "The Woman Who Loved Elvis" and she has had
a recurring role on "Roseanne."


("Tully" in "Soir Bleu")

Alan Arkin first came to the public's attention in Mike Nichols' "Catch 22." Since then he has been seen in the feature films "Little Murders," "Wait Until Dark," "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians are Coming" (for which he was nominated for an Oscar), "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" (also an Oscar-nominated performance), "Freebie and the Bean," "The Seven Percent Solution," "The In-Laws," "Joshua Then and Now," "Edward Scissorhands," "Glengarry Glen Ross" and many others.

Previously for SHOWTIME, Arkin starred in TAKING THE HEAT with Lynn Whitfield and George Segal.


("Carl" in "Soir Bleu")

A veteran of SHOWTIME's FALLEN ANGELS series, Dan Hedaya has appeared in numerous feature films, among them "Endangered Species," "The Hunger," "Buckaroo Banzai," "Wise Guys," Commando," "Running Scared," "The Adams Family," "Benny and Joon," "Rookie of the Year," "Searching for Bobby Fischer," "Maverick," "Clueless" and the upcoming "Nixon."


("Maestro" in "Language of the Heart")

Michael Lerner has enjoyed a successful career in television with such movies as "Moviola," "Sarah T: Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic," "Rita Hayworth: Love Goddess," "The Missiles of October," "Ruby & Oswald," "Framed" and "The Omen IV: The Awakening."

His feature film credits include "The Postman Always Rings Twice," "Eight Men Out," "Barton Fink" (for which he received an Academy Award® nomination), "The Candidate," "The Road to Welville" and "Pyromaniacs: A Love Story."


("Anna" in "Language of the Heart")

Tamara Gorski has appeared in episodic television series, including "Highlander," "Journey to the Center of the Earth," "Friday the 13th," "Dracula: The Series," "A Perfect Stranger," "Street Legal" and "Kids in the Hall." She also appeared in Gus Van Sant's feature film "To Die For."


("Merce" in "Armed Response")

Robert Loggia made his feature film debut in "Somebody Up There Likes Me" with Paul Newman. He was nominated for an Academy Award® for his performance in "Jagged Edge." Other memorable feature films were "Che!," "Scarface," "Prizzi's Honor," "Big," "Triumph of the Spirit," "The Marrying Man," "Innocent Blood" and "Gladiator." He also appeared in the critically-acclaimed television series "Wild Palms."


("His Lordship" in "Two Nudes Bathing")

John Hurt is one of Britain's most prolific actors, highly touted for his work in such classic films as "Midnight Express" and "The Elephant Man," both of which he was nominated for Academy Awards® as Best Supporting Actor.

Other feature film roles include "A Man For All Seasons," "Alien," "Heaven's Gate," "History of the World Part I," "1984," "Scandal," "Wild Bill" and "Rob Roy."


("The Painter" in "Two Nudes Bathing")

Charley Boorman has starred and co-starred in such feature films as "Excalibur," "The Emerald Forest," "Hope and Glory," "World War II," "Nemo," "Fatal Lovers," "The Smile of the Tiger," "Lady Hit" and "Beyond Rangoon."

On television, Boorman has appeared in the BBC production of "Tucker's Luck" and "The Firing Squad" in Canada.


Executive Producer
Director - "Soir Bleu"

Norman Jewison has had a celebrated career in film for over 30 years. Jewison has been personally nominated for four Oscars and his films have received 45 nominations and 12 Academy Awards®. He has also been nominated for three Best Director awards by the Directors Guild of America as well as many international honors.

Among Jewison's numerous directorial credits are "The Cincinnati Kid," "The Russians are Coming, The Russians are Coming," "The Thomas Crown Affair," "In the Heat of the Night" (Oscar for Best Picture of 1967), "And Justice for All," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Rollerball," "A Soldier's Story," "Agnes of God," Moonstruck" and many more.


Producer

Scott JT Frank was awarded a Cine Golden Eagle in 1992 for producing the short film, "Rosemary," which became the pilot for PICTURE WINDOWS. The evocative production, which was directed by fellow producer Dan Halperin, also won Frank the Silver Gold Jury Award at the Houston World Film Festival and a Silver Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival.


Producer

Dan Halperin directed and co-wrote "Rosemary," the pilot episode of PICTURE WINDOWS. Halperin directed the award-winning short "Rocket to Stardom," which brought him work as a music video and commercial producer/director for CBS, MCA and 20th Century Records.


In addition to being one of PICTURE WINDOWS' three executive producers, award-winning film producer/director and writer David Wesley Wachs is the series creator. His award-winning short film, "The Life of Art," is the inspiration for the series and was the winner of four prestigious international short film awards.


Director - "Song of Songs"

Among Bogdanovich's best known directorial credits are "The Last Picture Show," "What's Up Doc?/" "Paper Moon," "Daisy Miller," "At Long Last Love," "Nickelodeon," "Saint Jack," "They All Laughed," "Mask," "Illegally Yours," "Texasville," "Noises Off" and "The Thing Called Love." For SHOWTIME, Bogdanovich recently directed "Dime A Dance," an episode of the award-winning FALLEN ANGELS series.


Director - "Two Nudes Bathing"

John Boorman made his directorial debut with the feature "Catch Us If You Can" in 1965. Since then, his credits have included "Point Blank," "Hell in the Pacific," "Deliverance," "Zardoz," "Excalibur," "The Emerald Forest," "Hope and Glory" and "Where the Heart Is."


Director - "Lightning"

Joe Dante's directing credits include "Piranha," "The Howling," "Gremlins," "Gremlins 2," "Innerspace" and "Matinee." Previously for SHOWTIME, Dante directed "Runaway Daughters," an episode of the REBEL HIGHWAY series.


Director - "Language of the Heart"

Jonathan Kaplan is best known for his work on "The Accused" which garnered Jodie Foster an Academy Award®. Kaplan's other film credits include "Heart Like a Wheel," "Project X," "Immediate Family," "Love Field," "Unlawful Entry" and "Bad Girls."

Previously for SHOWTIME, Kaplan directed the "Reform School Girls" episode of the REBEL HIGHWAY series.


Director - "Armed Response"

Prior to his work in PICTURE WINDOWS, Rafelson had directed "Five Easy Pieces," "The King of Marvin Gardens," "Stay Hungry," "The Postman Always Rings Twice," "Black Widow," "Mountains of the Moon" and "Man Trouble."