Filmography

 

ROMEO + JULIET (Feature)
William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy reinterpreted by director Baz Luhrmann, set in modern day Verona Beach.
PRODUCERS: Gabriella Martinelli, Baz Luhrmann
DIRECTOR:  Baz Luhrmann
WRITER:  Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann, William Shakespeare (Play)
COMPOSERS: Mychael & Jeff Danna
KEY CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, Brian Dennehy, Paul Sorvino, John Leguizamo, Miriam Margolyes, Pete Postlethwaite


TIDELAND (Feature)

In the tradition of such stories as Alice in Wonderland, Terry Gilliam takes us on a wild ride with his adaptation of Mitch Cullin’s cult novel. Welcome to the world of Jeliza-Rose, the young heroine of TIDELAND. What has brought Jeliza-Rose from the big city to the prairies? And why is her rockabilly guitarist father not talking to her anymore?
DIRECTOR: Terry Gilliam
PRODUCERS: Jeremy Thomas, Gabriella Martinelli
WRITERS: Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni, Mitch Cullin (novel)
KEY CAST: Jeff Bridges, Janet McTeer, Jennifer Tilly, Jodelle Ferland, Brendan Fletcher


M BUTTERFLY (Feature)

During the Cultural Revolution in China in the mid-1960s, a French diplomat falls in love with a Beijing Opera singer.  Interwoven with allusions to the Puccini opera “Madame Butterfly”, a story of love and betrayal unfolds.
PRODUCER: Gabriella Martinelli
EX-PRODUCER: David Geffen
DIRECTOR:  David Cronenberg
WRITER:  David Henry Hwang
COMPOSER: Howard Shore
KEY CAST:  Jeremy Irons, John Lone, Ian Richardson


LIVES OF THE SAINTS (Mini-Series)

The story of Vittorio Innocente and his mother Christina, whose affair with a blue-eyed stranger shatters the innocence of Vittorio’s childhood. The tiny Italian village of Valle del Sole harbors century-old superstitions, fears, maliciousness, hypocrisy and a pagan past. The closer Vittorio comes to the truth, the more his discoveries tear his world apart.
PRODUCER, EX-PRODUCER: Gabriella Martinelli
DIRECTOR: Jerry Ciccoritti
NOVEL: Lives of the Saints by Nino Ricci
WRITER: Malcolm MacRury
COMPOSER: Armando Trovajoli
KEY CAST: Sophia Loren, Sabrina Ferilli, Fabrizio Filippo, Jessica Pare, Nick Mancuso and Kris Kristofferson


NIGHTBREED (Feature)

When a man is falsely accused of a string of murders, he flees discovering an underground city of shapeshifting monsters.
PRODUCER : Gabriella Martinelli
CO-PRODUCER: Joe Roth
DIRECTOR:  Clive Barker
WRITER:  Clive Barker
CONCEPTUAL ARTIST: Ralph McQuarrie
COMPOSER: Danny Elfman
KEY CAST: Craig Sheffer, Anne Bobby, David Cronenberg


NAKED LUNCH (Feature)

An exterminator and occasional writer kills his wife by accident and soon after turns to drugs. He descends into a surreal land called “Interzone,” which abounds with huge talking bugs who tell him of a conspiracy.
PRODUCERS: Jeremy Thomas, Gabriella Martinelli
DIRECTOR:  David Cronenberg
NOVEL: William S. Burroughs
WRITER: David Cronenberg
COMPOSER: Ornette Coleman, Howard Shore
KEY CAST:  Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, Roy Scheider 


THE SPIRIT OF TIBET:  JOURNEY TO ENLIGHTENMENT (Documentary)

An intimate glimpse into the life and world of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, meditation master and primary teacher to the Dalai Lama. This unique portrait tells Rinpoche’s story from birth to death… to rebirth.
PRODUCER: Gabriella Martinelli
DIRECTOR:  Matthieu Ricard
CAST:  Dalai Lama, Norbu Samphell, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
NARRATION: Richard Gere
MUSIC: Philip Glass


Marion Woodman: Dancing in the Flames  (Documentary)

Renowned Jungian analyst, author and teacher whose groundbreaking work on feminine psychology and addiction includes her books, Addiction to Perfection, Dying into Life, and The Pregnant Virgin. Her extraordinary life chronicled through conversations with scholar and mystic, Andrew Harvey (The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying) featuring the extraordinary animation  of Academy Award winner, Faith Hubley.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Gabriella Martinelli
PRODUCER: Robin Crumley
DIRECTOR: Adam C. Reid
ANIMATION: Faith & Emily Hubley
CAST: Marion Woodman, Andrew Harvey, Ross Woodman


SUCK (Feature Film)

A rock’n’roll vampire comedy about a group of musical wannabees in search of immortality and a record deal. The Winners have sunk so low, they will do anything to make it big. After a life-changing encounter with a vampire, they rocket to stardom only to discover that fame and fortune is not all it’s cracked up to be.
DIRECTOR: Rob Stefaniuk
PRODUCERS: Robin Crumley, Jeff Rogers
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Gabriella Martinelli
WRITER: Rob Stefaniuk
CAST: Rob Stefaniuk, Jessic Paré, Dave Foley, Iggy Pop, Dimitri Coats, Moby, Henry Rollins, Alex Lifeson, Calico Cooper, Carole Pope with Malcolm McDowell and Alice Cooper


AFTER THE BALL (Feature)

A Fairy Tale set in the world of fashion. Kate’s dream is to design for couturier houses. Although she is a bright new talent, she can’t get a job. No one trusts the daughter of Lee Kassell, a retail guru who markets clothes “inspired” by the very designers Kate want to work for. Who wants a spy amount the sequins and stilettos? Reluctantly, Kate joins the family business where she must navigate around her duplicitous stepmother and two wicked stepsisters.
DIRECTOR: Sean Garrity
PRODUCERS: Don Carmody, Robin Crumley, Gabriella Martinelli, Jane Silverstone-Segal
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Kirk D’Amico
CAST: Portia Doubleday, Marc-Andre Grondin, Lauren Holly, Carlo Rota, Mimi Kuzyk, Colin Mochrie, Anna Hopkins, Natalie Krill, David Michael with Chris Noth


BETWEEN STRANGERS (Feature)

The emotional mysteries of three women gradually unfold, shedding light on their relationships and providing insight into long-buried secrets.
PRODUCERS:  Gabriella Martinelli, Elda Ferri
DIRECTOR:  Edoardo Ponti
WRITER: Edoardo Ponti
CAST: Sophia Loren, Mira Sorvino, Pete Postlethwaite, Gerard Depardieu, Malcolm McDowell,  Klaus Maria Brandauer, Deborah Kara Unger


THE AMAZING PANDA ADVENTURE (Feature)

A young boy travels to China to visit his father who is working to preserve the endangered pandas. When poachers steal a baby panda, the boy and his Chinese friend Ling take off through the jungle to save their furry friend.
DIRECTOR:  Christopher Cain
PRODUCERS: Lee Rich, Gary Foster
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Gabriella Martinelli
WRITERS:  John Wilcox, Steven Alldredge, Jeff Rothberg, Laurice Elehwany
KEY CAST: Stephen Lang, Ryan Slater


HIGHRISE (Feature)

Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms.
DIRECTOR: Ben Wheatley
PRODUCER: Jeremy Thomas
CO-PRODUCERS: Nick O’Hagan, Alainée Kent
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Anna Higgs, Sam Lavender, Thorsten Schumacher, Peter Watson, Lizzie Franche, Gabriella Martinelli
WRITERS: Amy Jump, J.G. Ballard (novel)
KEY CAST: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Elizabeth Moss, Luke Evans, James Purefoy