John Scott

John Scott

Known For: Editing · Birthday: 1944-01-01 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

32 Movies

Also Known As: John Scott (II)

Biography

John Scott (born 1944 in Melbourne, Victoria) is an Australian film editor. John Scott began his career in film editing with the Bruce Beresford productions The Adventures of Barry McKenzie (1972) and Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974). Since then, he has been one of the most renowned Australian editors. Already in 1978, for the first time, he won an AFI Award from the Australian Film Institute for Best Editing. With the Navigator and Little Fish, two more awards were to follow, with Scott nominated six more times. Most recently, he was involved in the montage in the films Game of the Gods – When Buddha discovered football and was responsible for travellers and magicians of the Bhutanese director Khyentse Norbu.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
Buckley's Chance

Buckley's Chance

2021
A year after the loss of his father, Ridley and his mother, Gloria, move to Western Australian to live with Ridley's estranged grandfather Spencer. Once there Spencer tries to connect with Ridley but ...

2015.

2 Movies
Septembers of Shiraz

Septembers of Shiraz

2015
The secular Jewish family is caught up in the maelstrom of the 1979 Iranian Revolution in this adaptation of the critically acclaimed debut novel by Iranian American author, Dalia Sofer.
The Lovers

The Lovers

2015
The Lovers is an epic romance time travel adventure film. Helmed by Roland Joffé from a story by Ajey Jhankar, the film is a sweeping tale of an impossible love set against the backdrop of the first A...

2007.

1 Movie
Awake

Awake

6.17
2007
While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called 'anesthetic awareness', which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. His wife must make life-changing decisions ...

2006.

1 Movie
Basic Instinct 2

Basic Instinct 2

6
2006
Catherine Tramell was once again in trouble with the law and Scotland Yard decided to appoint a Psychiatrist. Michael Glass is supposed to evaluate her. Glass was lured into a game by Tramell.

2005.

1 Movie
Little Fish

Little Fish

2005
A woman trying to escape her past is involved in a drug deal outside of Australia.

2003.

1 Movie
Travellers and Magicians

Travellers and Magicians

2003
A young government official, named Dondup, who is smitten with America (he even has a denim gho) dreams of escaping there while stuck in a beautiful but isolated village. He hopes to connect in the U....

2002.

3 Movies
Rabbit-Proof Fence

Rabbit-Proof Fence

6
2002
Three aboriginal girls were plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff and set off on a trek across the Outback in 1931.
The Quiet American

The Quiet American

6
2002
Love and war in Southeast Asia are the subject of a political thriller. A young American becomes entangled in a love triangle when he falls in love with a British journalist. They sink deeper into a w...
Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven'

Eastwood & Co.: Making 'Unforgiven'

2002
Behind the scenes of Unforgiven (1992)

2001.

1 Movie
Sexy Beast

Sexy Beast

10
2001
Ex-safecracker Gal Dove has served his time behind bars and is happily retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The idyll is shattered by the arrival of his nemesis, intent on persua...

1999.

1 Movie
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien

1999
Father Damien was a Belgian priest who volunteered to go to the island of Molokai to care for the lepers.

1998.

1 Movie
The Sound of One Hand Clapping

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

1998
Tasmania, 1954: Slovenian migrant Melita abandons her husband and young daughter, Sonja. Sonja's distraught father perseveres with his new life in a new country, but he is soon crushed into an alcohol...

1997.

1 Movie
Heaven's Burning

Heaven's Burning

1997
Midori and her husband are honeymooning. She faked her own kidnapping to escape the marriage. The man is supposed to meet her, but he doesn't show up. The driver of the car that was going to take her ...

1996.

1 Movie
The Legend of Homo-Aquarellius

The Legend of Homo-Aquarellius

1996
The scientist was pulled out of the circle of scientists in Japan because he wanted to prove that there are other things than humans. He settles down in Australia and doesn't accept his hypothesis. A ...

1993.

1 Movie
Map of the Human Heart

Map of the Human Heart

1993
Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a ...

1989.

1 Movie
Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise

1989
Following her husband Arthur's mysterious death, Rachel Baxley packs up her life as a State Department wife in Hong Kong and boards a freighter along with her husband's casket bound for the U.S. She b...

1988.

1 Movie
The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

1988
In the 14th century a village seeking escape from the Black Death are guided by a boy's vision to tunnel into an abandoned mine and emerge into 20th century New Zealand.

1987.

1 Movie
Roxanne

Roxanne

5.61
1987
A large-nosed C.D is the basis of the play. Bales and Roxanne are in love.

1986.

3 Movies
Windrider

Windrider

1986
A rich man's son board-sails the coast of Western Australia and falls in love with a rock star.
Death of a Soldier

Death of a Soldier

1986
James Coburn plays a military lawyer assigned to defend a confessed psychotic killer. In the context of WWII and the uneasy US-Australian military alliance. The accused killer claims to have killed 3 ...
Hard to Handle: Bob Dylan in Concert

Hard to Handle: Bob Dylan in Concert

1986
Admired as one of the best lyricists of pop rock, Bob Dylan has his name recorded in music history. From acoustic to electric guitar, from politicized to religious lyrics, from minimalist to very high...

1985.

1 Movie
The Coca-Cola Kid

The Coca-Cola Kid

1985
An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He went to the valley to find out why there was no penetration. After the Kid's persisten...

1984.

1 Movie
One Night Stand

One Night Stand

1984
In Australia, four teenagers in a Sydney theater are astounded to hear the news that a nuclear war has broken out in Eastern Europe. They try to figure out the best way they can survive the coming con...

1983.

1 Movie
The Return of Captain Invincible

The Return of Captain Invincible

1983
In WWII, Captain Invincible used his powers against the Nazis and was hailed as a hero. He retired to Australia in disgrace when he was accused of treason. When a US super secret super weapon is stole...

1982.

1 Movie
Heatwave

Heatwave

1982
During a Christmas heatwave, a community activist attempts to stop a redevelopment project that is displacing residents in the Kings Cross section of Sydney.

1977.

2 Movies
Journey Among Women

Journey Among Women

6
1977
Nine women convicts escape from a prison hell-hole and dare to create a savage world free of man.
The Mango Tree

The Mango Tree

1977
Jamie is a young man growing up in the small Australian town of Bundaberg during the early 1940's. Jamie loves his tranquil life, surrounded by the friendly locals, and being brought up by his warm ca...

1976.

1 Movie
Mad Dog Morgan

Mad Dog Morgan

1976
The true story of Irish outlaw Daniel Morgan, who is wanted, dead or alive in Australia during the 1850s, is told in this book.

1975.

1 Movie
Pure Shit

Pure Shit

1975
Four young heroin addicts scour the streets of Melbourne in search of some good-quality narcotics – or as they call it, 'pure shit’. In the space of 48 hours, a friend dies of an overdose, they are ri...

1974.

1 Movie
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own

Barry McKenzie Holds His Own

1974
Barry McKenzie's Aunt Edna is kidnapped by Count Von Plasma, the vampire head of an isolated Eastern European dictatorship who mistakes her for the Queen of England and thinks that kidnapping her will...

1972.

1 Movie
The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

The Adventures of Barry McKenzie

1972
Barry McKenzie sets off for England with his aunt, Edna Everage, to advance his cultural education. Bazza is an innocent abroad, fond of beer, Bondi and beautiful sheilas, but he soon settles into the...
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