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Peter Newman Biography

In a 25-year career, Peter Newman has produced more than thirty films. They include Horton Foote's 1918, Spalding Gray's SWIMMING TO CAMBODIA, John Sayles' THE SECRET OF ROAN INISH, and Wayne Wang's SMOKE. He is currently working with Noah Baumbach on a new project. He is also preparing films based on the lives of Janis Joplin, Bill Veeck, and Strom Thurmond. Newman was born in New York, and is a graduate of Northwestern University

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Deschanel Confirmed For Joplin Film

19th September 2006

LATEST: ELF actress ZOOEY DESCHANEL has replaced singer PINK as JANIS JOPLIN in the biopic GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JANIS. The...

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Peter Newman Footage Film / Movie Reviews

The Center of the World 2001, Review by Larry Getlen

At a time when filmed eroticism between intelligent, complex adults is at something of a...

The 24 Hour Woman 1999, Review by Christopher Null

Rosie Perez annoys less than usual in this waste of celluloid, about a TV producer...

Lulu on the Bridge 1998, Review by Christopher Null

Paul Auster (writer of Wayne Wang's Smoke and Blue in the Face) is no stranger...

All I Wanna Do 1998, Review by Christopher Null

Dead Poets Society it ain't.This lighthearted comedy features the Teenage Girl Class of 1998 in...

Blue In The Face 1995, Review by Christopher Null

It took all of five days after wrapping the shoot of Smoke to create Blue...

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