Raised in the Bronx New York, the son of a printer, Alan J. Pakula would become on of the most important film makers of the 1960’s and 70’s. In 1962, as the producer of To Kill A Mockingbird he earned his first Oscar nomination for best Picture. In the years to come, Oscar nominations and wins were frequent for films such as The Sterile Cuckoo, Klute, All the Presidents Men, Comes A Horseman and Sophie’s Choice. His frequent collaborators included cinematographer Gordon Willis and Nestor Almendros, composers Marvin Hamlisch and Michal Small and the New York post-productions teams who he called his family.
In this episode, re-recording mixer, Lee Dichter, supervising sound editors, Chic Ciccolini and Ron Bochar, ADR supervisor Deborah Wallach and music editor Todd Kasow talk about working with Alan Pakula on the films Rollover, See You In The Morning, DreamLover, Sophie’s Choice, Orphans, The Pelican Brief and The Devil’s Own.