Midnight cowboy
John Schlesinger
Based on the work of
James Leo Herlihy
Author of screenplay
Waldo Salt
John Barry 1933-2011
Dustin Hoffman Jon Voight
MGM DVD, 2007
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 108 min.
Taalkeuze: Engels, Duits, Spaans, Frans, Italiaans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels, Duits, Spaans, Frans, Italiaans, Fins, Zweeds, Noors, Deens, Portugees, Engels voor slechthorenden, Duits voor slechthorenden
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About John Schlesinger

John Richard Schlesinger (; 16 February 1926 – 25 July 2003) was an English film and stage director, and actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy, and was nominated for the same award for two other films (Darling and Sunday Bloody Sunday).

Early life

Schlesinger was born and raised in Hampstead, London, in a Jewish family, the eldest of five children of distinguished Emmanuel College, Cambridge-educated paediatrician and physician Bernard Edward Schlesinger (1896–1984), OBE, FRCP, who had also served in the Royal Army Medical Corps as a brigadier, and his wife Winifred Henrietta, daughter of Hermann Regensburg, a stockbroker from Frankfurt. She had left school at 14 to study at the Trinity College of Music, and later studied languages at the University of Oxford for three years. Bernard Schlesinger's father Richard, a stockbroker, had…Read more on Wikipedia