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Element of Crime, The

Film (1984). Kærne Film presents in association with the Danish Film Institute a Per Holst Film Production. Original title (in Danish) Forbrydelsens Element. Directed by Lars von Trier. Written by Lars von Trier and Niels Vørsel. Director of Photography Tom Elling. Cast includes Michael Elphick, Ahmed El Shenawi, Astrid Henning-Jensen, János Herskó, Esmond Knight, Meme Lai and Jerold Wells. 104 minutes. Colour. / Washed-up detective Fisher (Elphick) ...

Richmond, Walt

(1922-1977) US author and research scientist whose fiction was written exclusively in collaboration with his wife, Leigh Richmond (whom see for details). Later revisions, which credit both authors, were solely executed by his wife. [JC]

Price, Roger [2]

(1941-    ) UK author of several Ties for The Tomorrow People, a UK Television series about a group of Mutant children, beginning with The Tomorrow People in The Visitor (1973) with Julian R Gregory. This author should not be confused with Roger (Taylor) Price. [JC]

Morison, Frank

Pseudonym of UK author Albert Henry Ross (1881-1950), in whose remotely told Scientific Romance, Sunset (1932), an entity from another planet establishes Communication with Earth, and conveys the humans the postulate that the theory of Evolution needs to be modified because life on Earth is the result of a cosmic error. [JC]

Cyberpunk 2077

Videogame (2020). CD Projekt. Directed by Adam Badowski and Konrad Tomaszkiewicz. Story director Marcin Blacha. Written by Tomasz Marchewka and Jakub Szamalek, additional writers include Alexsandra Motyka, Magdalena Zych, based on the game created by Michael "Mike" Pondsmith. Cast includes Robbie Daymond, Gavin Drea, Jason Hightower, Rome Kanda, Hideo Kimura, Cherami Leigh, Jane Perry, Alix Wilton Regan, Keanu Reeves, Carla Tassara and Emily Woo Zeller. ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was the long sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly), though he only began publishing sf reviews in 1964 and sf proper with "A Man Must Die" in New Worlds for ...

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