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Ulu Grosbard Small Directorial Out Put Big Impact

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Ulu Grosbard was a Hollywood director up till the mid 1990’s. He kind of reminds me of Stanley Kubrick with very few directorial offerings. This was a very fine director who amazing only directed seven films most very critically acclaimed from 1968’s The Subject Was Roses, starring Patricia Neal, and a young Martin Sheen, and Jack Albertson.

He also directed Dustin Hoffman in two films. Who is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me, from 1974, and Straight Time released in 1978. He also worked with Robert DeNiro twice the first in 1981’s True Confessions, and a few years later in 1984’s Falling In Love with Meryl Streep. Ulu Grosbard’s final two directorial offering were 1995’s Georgia, and his finial film from 1999 How Deep Is The Ocean.

Ula Grosbard work as an assistant director on some of the biggest Hollywood productions in the 1960’s such as West Side Story, Splendor In The Grass, The Hustler, The Miracle Worker, and The Pawn Broker, all with either Oscar wins, or nominations. The Belgium born director passed away in New York City March 19, 2012 at the age of 83

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