Dick J. Vorisek

Born: New York
Died: 7 November 1989, Stamford.

Highlighted works

  • Hospital

    Frederick Wiseman’s gripping documentary portrait of New York’s Metropolitan Hospital.

  • Midnight Cowboy

    Dustin Hoffman and Jon Voight were nominated for Oscars for their brilliant performances as a pair of hustlers on the streets of New York.

  • The Hustler

    The Hustler

    The pool table provides a test of skill and character in this evocative drama showcasing actor Paul Newman’s bad-boy allure.

  • Kramer vs. Kramer

    Kramer vs. Kramer

    Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep play parents fighting a bitter custody battle in this heart-wrenching, Oscar-winning drama.

  • After Hours

    A darkly comic nightmare ensures when a computer programmer loses his cab fare.

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Director Sidney Lumet’s persuasive recreation of a real-life hostage incident is centred around Al Pacino’s touching performance as a comically inept bank robber.

  • Network

    Network

    This scabrous newsroom satire became a cult favourite in an era when criticism of mainstream American corporate media was largely the preserve of the Left.

  • The Long Goodbye

    Robert Altman’s masterly adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel tells of betrayal, murder and moral codes.

  • Lenny

    In Bob Fosse’s compelling drama, Hoffman plays comedian Lenny Bruce, a tortured soul who goes off the rails.

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