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Louis Begley

Louis Begley was born on October 6, 1933 in Stryj, Stanislawowskie, Poland as Ludwik Begleiter. He is a writer, known for About Schmidt (2002), Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick (2007) and The 20th Annual Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala (2005). He has been married to Anka Muhlstein since March 1974. He was ... See full bio »
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 2002 About Schmidt (novel "About Schmidt")
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 2007 Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
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 2007 Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick (Video documentary short)
Himself - Author of 'Wartime Lies'
 2007 Druckfrisch (TV Series)
- Episode #5.1 (2007) ... Himself

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Novel: "Shipwreck", 2003. See more »

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His novel about the Holocaust, Wartime Lies, almost became one of Stanley Kubrick 's last films; the director turned the book into a screenplay called Aryan Papers and had cast Johanna ter Steege and Joseph Mazzello in the lead roles. Kubrick abandoned the project as he considered it too similar to Schindler's List (1993) which Steven Spielberg was making around the same time.

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