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I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (16-Jan-2009)

Director: Richard Shepard

Music: Adam Gorgoni

Producers: Brett Ratner; Richard Shepard

Keywords: Documentary, Filmmaking, Biography

John Cazale was only in five films but they were all key films in one of the greatest periods of American cinema; three won Oscars for Best Picture, and all received nominations. His best known role is Fredo Corleone in The Godfather (1972). Prior to film Cazale worked off-Broadway. Actors friends, and family reminisce and discuss his career. Cazale died from cancer in 1978.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Buscemi
13-Dec-1957   Reservoir Dogs
Francis Ford Coppola
Film Director
7-Apr-1939   The Godfather
Robert De Niro
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Richard Dreyfuss
29-Oct-1947   Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Olympia Dukakis
20-Jun-1931   Tales of the City
Gene Hackman
30-Jan-1930   The Conversation
Philip Seymour Hoffman
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
Carol Kane
18-Jun-1952   Simka on Taxi
Sidney Lumet
Film Director
25-Jun-1924 9-Apr-2011 Dog Day Afternoon
Al Pacino
25-Apr-1940   Michael Corleone in The Godfather
Brett Ratner
Film Director
28-Mar-1969   Red Dragon
Sam Rockwell
5-Nov-1968   Lawn Dogs
John Savage
25-Aug-1949   The Deer Hunter
Meryl Streep
22-Jun-1949   The Deer Hunter


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