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John Schlesinger

Starring Richard Gere, Lisa Eichhorn, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane, Chick Vennera and Wendy Morgan, "Yanks" (also known as "Yankees", "Yanks - Gestern waren wir noch Fremde") is a Romance/Drama/War film directed by John Schlesinger, and written by Colin Welland (screenplay), released in the USA on September 19 of 1979.

Love during wartime.

Who is the director of "Yanks":

Yanks was directed by John Schlesinger, an English director, actor, producer, and writer.

Before directing Yanks, John Schlesinger had directed Marathon Man, released in 1976, Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), Midnight Cowboy (1969), Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), Darling (1965), and Billy Liar (1963). Since, he directed Honky Tonk Freeway, released in 1981, The Falcon and the Snowman (1985), The Believers (1987), Madame Sousatzka (1988), Pacific Heights (1990), and The Innocent (1993).

What was the release date of "Yanks":

Yanks was first released on Wednesday, September 19, 1979, in the United States.. This was forty (40) years ago.

It has been released on September, 1979 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 09, 1980 in France and on Friday, April 04, 1980 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Yanks":

At the casting of Yanks we find Richard Gere, previously seen in Bloodbrothers (1978) and Days of Heaven (1978); Lisa Eichhorn (The Europeans (1979)); Vanessa Redgrave (Agatha (1979), Julia (1977)) [ more... ]

  • Joan Hickson and Rachel Roberts also worked together in The Crowded Day, released in 1954.
  • Vanessa Redgrave and Rachel Roberts also appeared together in Murder on the Orient Express, released in 1974.
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  • Tom Nolan and John Ratzenberger also worked together in The Falcon and the Snowman, released in 1985.

What is the Storyline of "Yanks":

In the build-up to the Normandy Landings, thousands of American troops descend upon England. Near a small Lancashire town, a large U.S. Army base is established and soon houses the rambunctious "Yanks" as they are known to the English. On leave in the town, an Arizona man, Sergeant First Class Matt Dyson (Richard Gere), encounters Jean Moreton (Lisa Eichhorn) while out to the cinema. She is the fiancée of Ken, a British soldier fighting overseas, and initially rebuffs Matt's advances. He is quite [...]

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Fantastic film despite giddy hand-held whizz-panning in the beginning
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