Peter Medak

  • Peter Medak – Nabokov on Kafka (1989)

    1981-1990DocumentaryPeter MedakUSA

    Vladimir Nabokov, widely considered one of the world’s greatest writers for such works as _Lolita_, was also a remarkable professor at Cornell University. Here, Plummer portrays the witty Nabokov, providing an entertaining and insightful lecture upon “Metamorphosis,” Kafka’s bizarre story about a man who wakes up one morning to discover he has turned into a giant bug.Read More »

  • Peter Medak – Cry for the Strangers (1982)

    USA1981-1990MysteryPeter MedakTV

    Patrick Duffy, Cindy Pickett and Brian Keith star in this atmospheric and eerie TV movie from 1982 based on the book by horror author John Saul.

    Spoiler free synopsis:
    “The little coastal town of Clark’s Harbour seems like the perfect place for psychiatrist Brad Russell and his wife to get a little peace and spend more time with each other. But the locals don’t seem very friendly and every time a storm rolls in another mysterious death occurs…”Read More »

  • Peter Medak – A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)

    1971-1980ComedyDramaPeter MedakUSA

    A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter’s voice and stare into the eyes of death and emotional trauma with a humor that hides their pain.Read More »

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