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Todd Solondz

Todd Solondz was born in Newark, New Jersey. One of his earliest jobs in the film industry was when, as a young man, he worked as a messenger for the Writers' Guild of America. During this time, he wrote several screenplays. Solondz's first color film with sync sound was the short "Schatt's Last Shot" (1985). Solondz played a high schooler who ... See full bio »
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 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) (segment ": "3013")
 2011 Dark Horse
 2004 Palindromes
 2001 Storytelling
 1998 Happiness
 1985 Schatt's Last Shot (Short)
 1984 Feelings (Short)
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To be an abortionist today in the States is, to my mind, very heroic. Who wants to put their lives on the line? You get assassinated, there are bombs in the clinics. There are so many other easier ways to make a living. You put yourself in a very vulnerable place if you do choose that calling. See more »


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