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Paul Mayersberg

Paul Mayersberg was born on June 18, 1941 in Cambridge, England. He is a writer and director, known for Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983), The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) and Croupier (1998). See full bio »
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 1999 The Intruder (additional writing)
 1998 Croupier (written by)
 1989 Return from the River Kwai (screenplay)
 1988 Nightfall (screenplay)
 1988 Last Samuari (screenplay)
 1987 The Man Who Fell to Earth (TV Movie) (theatrical photoplay screenplay)
 1986 Captive
 1983 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (screenplay)
 1983 Eureka (screenplay)
 1977 The Disappearance (screenplay)
 1972 Siddhartha (associate writer)
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[on John Huston, 1968]: The problem that now faces John Huston, more acutely than ever before, is the problem of subject matter. If he is honest enough to choose subject-matter that really suits him, and not the stuff that goes with his popular image, then we can expect films from him as good as "Reflections In A Golden Eye". And two or three more of those will put him among the best film-makers ... See more »


Wrote an un-produced screenplay based on David Pinner's novel Ritual, which later became the basis of Robin Hardy's film, The Wicker Man. See more »

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