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Jeff Bleckner is a Director and Consulting Producer American born on 12 august 1943

Jeff Bleckner

Jeff Bleckner
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Nationality USA
Birth 12 august 1943 (75 years)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Jeff Bleckner est un réalisateur et producteur américain né le 12 août 1943 à Brooklyn, New York (États-Unis).

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Filmography of Jeff Bleckner (20 films)

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Remember Sunday, 1h36
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Alexis Bledel, Zachary Levi, Merritt Wever, Barry Shabaka Henley, Valerie Azlynn, Jerry Adler
Rating70% 3.5007553.5007553.5007553.5007553.500755
The story follows the characters of Molly (Bledel), a struggling waitress, and Gus (Levi), a jewelry store employee. Gus and Molly met through a chance encounter when Gus is at Molly's diner ordering a coffee. Molly sees Gus making notes in his pen recorder and when he goes round back to take a phone call leaves a message on it saying her name. Molly and Gus then begin to date, and it is learned that Gus has a memory defect where he can not make new memories and forgets the day every time he sleeps. Trouble ensues as he does not tell Molly this and she finds him recording all their meetings. Gus tries to explain, but Molly mistakes this for being odd. A few weeks later and Molly returns to the apartment to find Gus's sister who explains and gives her the scrapbook Gus made entitled "Molly" he made to remember her. Molly visits the hospital where Gus Is under observation and introduces herself as his girlfriend and gives him the scrapbook so he can remember their relationship. We learn that Gus was meant to be the next Einstein working at Nasa in California, before his accident. Molly takes Gus there, where he meets old colleagues who tell him his work will help understand the universe much better. Whilst there Molly meets Gus's ex girlfriend who warns her any serious relationship with Gus will mean he won't remember their kids and other events in the long-term, and Gus also tells her to leave him if an operation to cure his disease does not work. Gus's sister tells Molly that Gus has already had this operation, however, but that it did not work. That night Molly sees a note on Gus's laptop for his to do list for the next day "Ask Molly to marry me". Molly deletes the note as a result of what Gus had told her to do and Gus wakes up the next day having never remembered Molly. Molly continues her life with a quarter million pounds she got from her great Aunt's will and starts a flower business. One day, at a wedding, a shooting star appears and Molly is reminded of Gus. She visits him the next day and hints to Gus that they know each other and asks him for coffee. The movie ends.
Beyond the Blackboard, 1h40
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Emily VanCamp, Timothy Busfield, Steve Talley, Willow Shields, Treat Williams, Julio Oscar Mechoso
Rating77% 3.890333.890333.890333.890333.89033
The story takes place in 1987 and follows a young teacher and mother of two who, fresh from college, ends up teaching homeless children at a school without a name. With the support of her husband, she overcomes fears and prejudice to give these children the education they deserve.
Beyond the Blackboard
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Genres Drama
Actors Emily VanCamp, Steve Talley, Willow Shields, Timothy Busfield, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Nicki Aycox
Rating77% 3.890333.890333.890333.890333.89033
Pour son premier poste d'enseignante, Stacey Bess, âgée de 24 ans, est affectée à quelque chose appelé "L'école sans nom". C'est un espace, censé être une salle de classe, est situé dans un centre pour les sans-abris. Les enfants sont de tous les âges, la salle de classe est piteuse, sale et dépourvue de l'essentiel comme des bureaux et des livres. D'abord dépassée par les événements, Stacey relève ses manches et transforme sa classe en un environnement chaleureux et confortable où les enfants acquièrent des connaissances, mais aussi le respect de soi et de la dignité.
Loving Leah, 1h35
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about religion, Films about Jews and Judaism, Films based on plays
Actors Lauren Ambrose, Adam Kaufman, Natasha Lyonne, Susie Essman, Ricki Lake, Mercedes Ruehl
Rating70% 3.546463.546463.546463.546463.54646
Jake Lever (Adam Kaufman) is a successful cardiologist living in Washington, D.C. While at the hospital, he dreams that his brother, Benjamin, tells him that they are okay. Jake is confused and is baffled after learning later that day that his brother has died suddenly. He feels guilty for not having kept in touch with his brother for several years. After Ben's funeral held in Brooklyn, Jake finds out that because his brother's wife Leah (Lauren Ambrose) has been left without children, they must perform a ceremony called halizah in order to nullify a levirate marriage.
The Greatest, 1h38
Directed by Jeff Bleckner, Shana Feste
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Pierce Brosnan, Amber Tamblyn, Susan Sarandon, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Carey Mulligan, Henry Czerny
Rating65% 3.2995253.2995253.2995253.2995253.299525
When Bennett Brewer (Aaron Johnson) dies, his family feel like they cannot go on. His mother Grace (Sarandon) and his father Allen (Brosnan) get an unexpected visitor knocking at their door; it turns out to be a young woman called Rose (Mulligan), who is pregnant with Bennett's child. As the story develops Bennett's younger brother Ryan is introduced and he is grieving the fact he did not say a final good bye to his brother. One sees the true relationships of the family as the story comes together, Grace waits at the bed of Jordan Walker, the man driving the truck which collided with Bennett's car in the crash. She is waiting for his wake so she can ask him what her son's final 17 minutes were. After a while, she finds out the truth but is disappointed in what she hears. In the last moments, Bennett was not calling his mother's name, he was calling to Rose asking the other wounded passenger Walker to make sure that she was safe.
The Russell Girl, 1h30
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Henry Czerny, Paul Wesley, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Tim DeKay
Rating67% 3.396243.396243.396243.396243.39624
Sarah Russell, une jeune femme de 23 ans étudiante à l'université de médecine, rend visite à sa famille pour partager avec eux d'importantes nouvelles. Mais au lieu de trouver du réconfort, elle se retrouve confrontée à une période douloureuse de son passé.
The Music Man, 2h30
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Debra Monk, Cameron Monaghan, Clyde Alves, David Aaron Baker
Rating62% 3.14763.14763.14763.14763.1476
Professor Harold Hill (Matthew Broderick), a confidence artist who makes a living by selling instruments and uniforms to aspiring musicians he fails to teach once they are delivered, sets his sights on the naive citizens of River City, Iowa as his latest targets. Hill is sitting on a train in the first scene, playing cards while listening to the passengers on the train talk about him and his cons (Rock Island). Before getting off at River City, an anvil salesman named Charlie realizes who Hill is, but fails to catch him when he gets off the train. Charlie yells out the window of the train "I won't forget your face, Hill!" before the train travels on, while Hill is stepping on to the fresh soil of Iowa.
Black River
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Jay Mohr, Lisa Edelstein, Ann Cusack, Stephen Tobolowsky
Rating59% 2.951522.951522.951522.951522.95152
A writer called Boyd 'Bo' Aikens (Jay Mohr), recently unemployed and divorced, leaves Los Angeles hoping to find a place to start over. He enters an ordinary-looking town called Black River, and stops for lunch. However, after a disturbing encounter with one of the locals, he changes his mind and leaves. No sooner does he get out of town than his cell rings. The unidentified caller admonishes him for his unpleasantness. Moments later, he is pulled over and arrested; it seems that his car was listed as stolen. By the time the mess is straightened out, his car has been towed out of town, requiring him to reluctantly spend the night in town.
Creature
Creature (1998)

Directed by Stuart Gillard, Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about sharks, Natural horror films
Actors Craig T. Nelson, Ronald Guttman, Kim Cattrall, Colm Feore, Karen Sillas, Cress Williams
Rating51% 2.55072.55072.55072.55072.5507
The film starts with Richland (Feore), who was sent to visit a government facility on a remote island. He follows Peniston (Esposito) into the facility. The head scientist Dr.Bishop (Reineke) shows them the projects he is working on, including a shark and dolphin hybrid with the ability to adapt to any environment, as well as a human and shark hybrid (the creature). It breaks free from its tank and kills Dr. Bishop. Richland orders Peniston to kill it, but Peniston instead traps the Creature in a containment unit and dumps it in the sea.
Blackout Effect, 1h30
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Disaster films, American disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Eric Stoltz, Charles Martin Smith, Leslie Hope, Denis Arndt, Lorraine Toussaint, Andy Comeau
Rating58% 2.910482.910482.910482.910482.91048
Eric Stoltz plays John Dantley, an NTSB officer sent to O'Hare Airport in Chicago to investigate a collision between Global Airlines Flight 1025 (a Boeing 757-200 from Los Angeles to Washington D.C.) and PDO Cargo flight 342 (a Boeing 727-200F flying westbound cargo plane).
Rear Window, 1h29
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about disabilities
Actors Christopher Reeve, Daryl Hannah, Robert Forster, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Ritchie Coster, Anne Twomey
Rating56% 2.800682.800682.800682.800682.80068
Jason Kemp est un ancien architecte, aujourd'hui tétraplégique. Cloué dans son fauteuil roulant, il passe son temps à espionner ses voisins depuis la fenêtre de son appartement. Lorsqu'un jour Julian Thorpe bat sa femme Ilene, Jason décide d'appeler immédiatement la police. Mais Thorpe est finalement libéré un jour plus tard. Cette nuit-là, Jason entend un cri perçant. Le lendemain, il s'aperçoit qu'eIle n'est plus à son domicile, et qu'elle a semble-t-il été remplacée par une autre femme. Certain de la culpabilité du mari, Jason tente de convaincre sa petite amie Claudia, son infirmier Antonio et son ami Charlie...
The Beast
The Beast (1996)
, 2h56
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Natural horror films, Films about cephalopods
Actors William Petersen, Karen Sillas, Charles Martin Smith, Ronald Guttman, A.J. Johnson, Larry Drake
Rating59% 2.9617752.9617752.9617752.9617752.961775
The film begins when a couple disappear while having a romantic night out on a yacht near the Pacific Northwest resort community, Grave's Point. The next day, local fisherman Whip Dalton (William Petersen) finds the empty lifeboat from the missing yacht and finds a large claw stuck into the boat. Whip sends the claw to a university to be analyzed and it ends up in the hands of marine biologist Dr. Herbert Talley (Ronald Guttman), who comes to Grave’s Point claiming it is from the tentacle of a Giant squid. The island harbor master Schuyler Graves (Charles Martin Smith) tries to hire Whip to kill the squid, but he refuses, so Graves sends out Lucas Coven (Larry Drake) instead. Coven succeeds in slaying the squid and the carcass is promptly sold by Graves to Sea Land Texas owner Osborne Manning (Denis Arndt) then unknown to the fishermen the sonar that isn't being watched detects another squid. It turns out the squid is much bigger than the one they killed and instead of following the boat or attacking, it resubmerges.
Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, 1h31
Directed by Jeff Bleckner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Glenn Close, Judy Davis, Jan Rubes, Wendy Makkena, William Allen Young, William Converse-Roberts
Rating70% 3.543093.543093.543093.543093.54309
The film recounts the events in the life of Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer which led to her retirement from the Washington National Guard under the U.S. military's gay exclusion policy.