Sidney Lumet, Director Of ‘serpico,’ ‘network,’ Dies At 86

Sidney Lumet, director of ‘Serpico,’ ‘Network,’ dies at 86

Sidney Lumet, 86, a versatile and influential movie director whose films included “12 Angry Men,” “The Pawnbroker,” “Serpico” and “Network,” died Saturday at his home in New York City. He had lymphoma.

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    'Most Violent Year's' J.C. Chandor on the Sidney Lumet link - Modesto Bee
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  • 'Most Violent Year's' J.C. Chandor on the Sidney Lumet link
    Film critic Roger Ebert once described Sidney Lumet as "one of the finest craftsmen and warmest humanitarians among all film directors." He was an actor's director, known for eliciting nuanced, moving and daring performances and imbuing his films with a stark social realism.
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  • Video Review: "12 Angry Men" (1957)
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  • 'Most Violent Year's' J.C. Chandor on the Sidney Lumet link
    He was an actor's director, known for eliciting ... Over his half-century career, Lumet directed such classics as 1957's "12 Angry Men," 1973's "Serpico," 1975's "Dog Day Afternoon," 1976's "Network," 1982's "The Verdict" and 1988's "Running on Empty."
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  • Sidney Lumet, Director of ‘Network’ and ‘Serpico,’ Dead at 86
    Sidney Lumet died Saturday morning at the age of 86, from lymphoma. He was not one of the flashiest directors in movie history, but he was one of the best, having directed more classics than the typical filmmaker could ever hope for, including 12 Angry Men ...
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  • Sidney Lumet, director of 12 Angry Men, Serpico, Network, dies at 86
    NEW YORK — Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as Network, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and 12 Angry Men, has died. He was 86. Lumet’s death was confirmed Saturday by Marc Kusnetz, who is the husband of Lumet’s stepdaughter ...
    04/10/2011 - 2:05 pm | View Link
  • Sidney Lumet: New York-based movie director behind '12 Angry Men', 'Dog Day Afternoon', 'Network' and 'Serpico'
    Sidney Lumet was a director ... nuclear war; Serpico (1973) was the true story of a cop exposing corruption among his colleagues; in Dog Day Afternoon (1975) a homosexual loser robs a bank to pay for his lover's sex-change operation; and Network (1976 ...
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  • Sidney Lumet, director of 'Network' and '12 Angry Men,' dies at age 86
    Such dramas as "Prince of the City," ''Q&A," ''Night Falls on Manhattan" and "Serpico ... War II, Lumet returned to New York and formed an acting company. In 1950, Yul Brynner, a friend and a director at CBS-TV, invited him to join the network as an ...
    04/9/2011 - 10:20 am | View Link
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  • Sidney Lumet
    Sidney Arthur Lumet was an American director, producer and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Director for ...
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    Sidney Lumet. Dog Day Afternoon. Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA Location of death: Manhattan, NY Cause of death: Cancer - Lymphoma. Gender: Male. Military service: US ...
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  • Film Analysis: Network (1976) Director: Sidney Lumet ...
    In honor of the great screenwriter/director Sidney Lumet I’ve decided to do a movie analysis on one of his greatest works Network. The story starts out ...
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  • Serpico
    Serpico is a 1973 American crime drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Al Pacino. Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler wrote the screenplay, adapting Peter Maas's ...
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  • Sidney Lumet
    Sidney Lumet (Filadelfia , 25 de junio de 1924 - Nueva York , 9 de abril de 2011) fue un director , productor y guionista estadounidense . Con una carrera profesional ...
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