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John Turturro

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John Turturro and William Balcom Discuss "Illuminata."

From the new film "Illuminata," actor/director John Turturro and composer William Bolcom. The film is based on a stage play by Brandon Cole (who also wrote the screenplay with Turturro). Previously the two collaborated on the film "Mac." Bolcom won the Pulitzer Prize in Music in 1988 for his "Twelve New Etudes for Piano."


Film Actor and Director John Turturro Honors His Father Onscreen

Actor John Turturro. He co-starred in Spike Lee's film, "Do the Right Thing." He's a favorite of the Coen brothers, who wrote parts specifically for him: he was Bernie the Schmatta in "Miller's Crossing," and the writer Barton Fink in the movie of the same name. He wrote, directed, and starred in the movie, "Mac," based on his father. He's currently co-starring in the new movie "Quiz Show."

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