Hal Hartley

Director, Screenwriter, Producer
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Born: 11/03/1959 in Lindenhurst, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (24)

Ned Rifle 2015 (Movie)

(Director)

Dogs 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Moving the Arts 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

My America 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

The Cartographer's Girlfriend 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Fay Grim 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

The Girl From Monday 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

No Such Thing 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Kimono 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

The Book of Life 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

The New Math(s) 1999 (Movie)

(Director)

Henry Fool 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Alive TV 1984 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Segment Director

Flirt 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Amateur 1995 (Movie)

(Director)

NYC 3/94 1993 (Movie)

(Director)

Flirt 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Simple Men 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Theory of Achievement 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Trust 1991 (Movie)

(Director)

Ambition 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

The Unbelievable Truth 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Kid 1984 (Movie)

(Director)

Surviving Desire (TV Show)

Director
Writer (16)

Ned Rifle 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Fay Grim 2007 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Girl From Monday 2005 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

No Such Thing 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Kimono 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Book of Life 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Henry Fool 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Flirt 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Amateur 1995 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Flirt 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Simple Men 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Theory of Achievement 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Trust 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Ambition 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Unbelievable Truth 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Kid 1984 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Music (14)

Ned Rifle 2015 (Movie)

(Music)

Fay Grim 2007 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Milk & Honey 2005 (Movie)

(Original Score)

The Girl From Monday 2005 (Movie)

(Music)

No Such Thing 2002 (Movie)

(Music)

Kimono 1999 (Movie)

(Music)

Henry Fool 1998 (Movie)

songs (Song)

Henry Fool 1998 (Movie)

(Music)

Flirt 1996 (Movie)

(Music)

Amateur 1995 (Movie)

(Music)

Simple Men 1992 (Movie)

(Music)

Theory of Achievement 1991 (Movie)

("Die In My Dreams") (Song)

Theory of Achievement 1991 (Movie)

(Music)

Ambition 1990 (Movie)

(Music)
Producer (9)

Ned Rifle 2015 (Movie)

(Producer)

Fay Grim 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Girl From Monday 2005 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Cloud of the Unknown 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

No Such Thing 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

Henry Fool 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Amateur 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Simple Men 1992 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

The Unbelievable Truth 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)
Editor (5)

Fay Grim 2007 (Movie)

(Editor)

Flirt 1996 (Movie)

(Editor)

Simple Men 1992 (Movie)

(Editor)

The Unbelievable Truth 1990 (Movie)

(Editor)

Kid 1984 (Movie)

(Editor)
Actor (3)

Conversations in World Cinema 1999 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Divine Trash 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Flirt 1996 (Movie)

Hal--Miho's Boyfriend (Actor)
Other (2)

Home of the Brave 1986 (Movie)

(art department) (Production Assistant)

The Last Home Run (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Relationships

Pat Hartley

Brother

Bob Gosse Producer

Cousin

Hal Hartley

Father

Eileen Hartley

Mother
(nee Flynn) died when Hartley was 11

Miho Nikaido

Wife
Japanese Hartley cast her in "Flirt" (1995) married in 1996

EDUCATION

Lindenhurst High School

Lindenhurst , New York 1977

State University of New York at Purchase Film School

New York 1980 - 1984
began reading movie scripts while a student

Massachusetts College of Art

1978

Milestones

2007

Helmed "Fay Grim," a sequel to his 1997 film "Henry Fool" starring Parker Posey as a single mom thrown into a world of international espionage

2005

Helmed the feature "The Girl From Monday" about a time in the near future when citizens are happy to be property traded on the stock exchange

2002

Wrote and directed "No Such Thing", an adaptation of "Beauty and the Beast"

2001

Debut as playwright with "Soon", produced in Los Angeles

2000

Directed and wrote and the short "Kimono"

1999

Made the short "The Book of Life"

1997

Garnered critical acclaim for "Henry Fool"; screened at Cannes where it won the screenplay award

1995

Helmed the tripartite "Flirt", which incorporated the 1993 short of the same name

1994

Wrote and directed "Amateur"

1993

Made short film "Flirt"; later incorporated into the 1995 feature of the same title

1992

"Surviving Desire", his first work made expressly for TV, broadcast on "American Playhouse" on PBS

1991

Short films, the 10-minute "Ambition" and the 17-minute "Theory of Achievement", broadcast on PBS' "Alive From Off Center"

1989

Made feature directing, screenwriting, producing and editing debut with "The Unbelievable Truth"

1985

Completed his student thesis film, "Kid"

After his mother's death, went to live with various relatives

Began freelancing on commercials and feature films

Raised in Lindenhurst, Long Island, NY

Left art school in Boston; made eight super-8 films before enrolling in the film department at SUNY, Purchase

Bonus Trivia

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Hartley has used the pseudonym of Ned Rifle when he composes the scores for his films. Ned Rifle was the name of the hero of his first film "Kid".

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