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Emile Ardolino is a Actor, Director and Producer American born on 9 may 1943 at Queens (USA)

Emile Ardolino

Emile Ardolino
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Nationality USA
Birth 9 may 1943 at Queens (USA)
Death 20 november 1993 (at 50 years) at Los Angeles (USA)

Emile Ardolino est un réalisateur et producteur américain, né le 9 mai 1943 à Maspeth (New York) et mort le 20 novembre 1993 à Bel Air (Californie).

Biography

Fils d'immigrés italiens, Emile Ardolino débute comme acteur de théâtre avant de devenir réalisateur de télévision pour PBS. Il se spécialise dans les documentaires sur les spectacles musicaux et la danse, et remporte trois Emmy Awards. Il passe du documentaire au cinéma grand public avec Dirty Dancing et réalise plusieurs autres films à succès, notamment Sister Act. Ouvertement homosexuel, il meurt du sida.

Best films

Sister Act (1992)
(Director)
Dirty Dancing (1987)
(Director)
Three Men and a Little Lady (1990)
(Director)

Usually with

Scott Rudin
Scott Rudin
(2 films)
Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
(2 films)
Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
(1 films)
Jane Brucker
Jane Brucker
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Emile Ardolino (8 films)

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Actor

Dirty Dancing, 1h40
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Feminist films, Pregnancy films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Musical films, Political films, Road movies
Actors Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Kelly Bishop
Rating69% 3.453183.453183.453183.453183.45318
In the summer of 1963, Frances "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey) is vacationing with her affluent Jewish American family at Kellerman's, a family friendly resort in the Catskill Mountains. The younger of two daughters, Baby is planning to attend Mount Holyoke College to study the economics of underdeveloped countries and then enter the Peace Corps. She was named after Frances Perkins, the first woman in the U.S. Cabinet. Her father, Jake (Jerry Orbach), is the personal physician and friend of Max Kellerman (Jack Weston), the resort's owner. Baby is befriended by Max's smart aleck grandson Neil (Lonny Price).

Director

Gypsy
Gypsy (1993)
, 2h33
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Bette Midler, Cynthia Gibb, Peter Riegert, Edward Asnere, Elisabeth Moss, Lacey Chabert
Rating72% 3.642933.642933.642933.642933.64293
Determined to make her young, blonde, and beautiful daughter, June, a vaudeville headliner, willful, resourceful, domineering stage mother Rose Hovick will stop at nothing to achieve her goal. She drags June and her shy, awkward, and decidedly less-talented older sister, Louise, around the country in an effort to get them noticed, and with the assistance of agent Herbie Sommers, she manages to secure them bookings on the prestigious Orpheum Circuit.
The Nutcracker, 1h32
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Musical
Themes Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Kevin Kline, Macaulay Culkin
Rating58% 2.9015952.9015952.9015952.9015952.901595
The movie follows the traditional plot of the Nutcracker.
Sister Act
Sister Act (1992)
, 1h40
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about religion, Musical films
Actors Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, Isis Carmen Jones, Wendy Makkena, Mary Wickes
Rating63% 3.153743.153743.153743.153743.15374
The film opens in 1968 at St. Anne's Academy, a California Roman Catholic school, where a young girl named Deloris Wilson is scolded by Sister Immaculata (Lois de Banzie) for wisecracking and disobedience. The setting then changes to the present day, where Deloris Van Cartier is a lounge singer in a 1960s-themed act called The Ronelles (a parody of The Ronettes), who sing at The Moonlite Lounge of the Nevada Club in Reno, Nevada, run by her boyfriend, the mobster Vince LaRocca. After Deloris walks in on Vince having his chauffeur Ernie executed for betrayal, Vince orders his two henchmen Joey and Willy to kill her as well. Deloris flees Vince's casino to the local police station where Lieutenant Eddie Souther suggests she testify against Vince if he can be arrested and tried, but for now, she should go into witness protection until the time comes.
Three Men and a Little Lady, 1h44
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, Ted Danson, Nancy Travis, Christopher Cazenove, Robin Weisman
Rating53% 2.6504452.6504452.6504452.6504452.650445
The three men--Peter, Michael, and Jack--are living with Mary, who is now five, and her mother, Sylvia. The group is split up when Sylvia announces that she is marrying an Englishman and that they intend to move to England after the wedding, taking Mary with them.
Chances Are, 1h48
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about religion
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd, Ryan O'Neal, Mary Stuart Masterson, Christopher McDonald, Josef Sommer
Rating64% 3.200833.200833.200833.200833.20083
Young D.A. Louie Jeffries is hit by a car and dies in 1964, but manages to slip by the pearly gates and is instantly reborn. In 1987, 23 years later, his widow Corinne still misses him, ignoring the frustrated devotion of his best friend Phillip Train, who has pretty much raised his only daughter Miranda as his own. Miranda, while a student at Yale University meets Alex Finch, who works in the library but is about to graduate. After graduation, Alex schemes his way into the office of newspaper editor Ben Bradlee, at which time he meets Phillip, a journalist at Bradlee's newspaper. When Phillip brings Alex to meet the Jeffries family, Alex quickly realizes he is in fact Corinne's dead husband reborn.
Dirty Dancing, 1h40
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Feminist films, Pregnancy films, Films about music and musicians, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Musical films, Political films, Road movies
Actors Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Kelly Bishop
Rating69% 3.453183.453183.453183.453183.45318
In the summer of 1963, Frances "Baby" Houseman (Jennifer Grey) is vacationing with her affluent Jewish American family at Kellerman's, a family friendly resort in the Catskill Mountains. The younger of two daughters, Baby is planning to attend Mount Holyoke College to study the economics of underdeveloped countries and then enter the Peace Corps. She was named after Frances Perkins, the first woman in the U.S. Cabinet. Her father, Jake (Jerry Orbach), is the personal physician and friend of Max Kellerman (Jack Weston), the resort's owner. Baby is befriended by Max's smart aleck grandson Neil (Lonny Price).
He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin', 51minutes
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Kevin Kline
Rating62% 3.146613.146613.146613.146613.14661
Ce documentaire montre Jacques d'Amboise en train d'enseigner la danse à New York.
Dirty Dancing, 2h10
Directed by Emile Ardolino, Wayne Blair
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Téléfilm musical
Actors Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Katey Sagal
Rating31% 1.5979051.5979051.5979051.5979051.597905
Été 1963, Baby, fille d'une riche famille américaine, passe ses vacances avec ses parents et sa sœur dans la région des montagnes Catskill dans l'État de New York, à la pension de la famille Kellerman. Elle se trouve mêlée à la vie des employés de la pension et se trouve confrontée à un monde qui lui est complètement étranger, celui de la danse. Malgré le désaccord de son père, Baby va connaître une histoire d'amour avec Johnny, le professeur de danse de l'établissement, issu d'un milieu social très différent de celui de la jeune femme.

Producer

Gypsy
Gypsy (1993)
, 2h33
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Bette Midler, Cynthia Gibb, Peter Riegert, Edward Asnere, Elisabeth Moss, Lacey Chabert
Roles Producer
Rating72% 3.642933.642933.642933.642933.64293
Determined to make her young, blonde, and beautiful daughter, June, a vaudeville headliner, willful, resourceful, domineering stage mother Rose Hovick will stop at nothing to achieve her goal. She drags June and her shy, awkward, and decidedly less-talented older sister, Louise, around the country in an effort to get them noticed, and with the assistance of agent Herbie Sommers, she manages to secure them bookings on the prestigious Orpheum Circuit.
He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin', 51minutes
Directed by Emile Ardolino
Origin USA
Genres Documentary
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Kevin Kline
Roles Producer
Rating62% 3.146613.146613.146613.146613.14661
Ce documentaire montre Jacques d'Amboise en train d'enseigner la danse à New York.