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Donna Deitch (born June 8, 1945 in San Francisco, California) is an American film and television director best known for her 1986 film Desert Hearts. The film was groundbreaking as one of the first releases to depict a lesbian love story in a generally mainstream, albeit art house, vein but with positive and respectful themes. Deitch also directed the mini-series The Women of Brewster Place. Her partner is writer Terri Jentz.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Donna Deitch (born June 8, 1945 in San Francisco, California) is an American film and television director best known for her 1986 film Desert Hearts. The film was groundbreaking as one of the first releases to depict a lesbian love story in a generally mainstream, albeit art house, vein but with positive and respectful themes. Deitch also directed the mini-series The Women of Brewster Place. Her partner is writer Terri Jentz.

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1945-06-08

Place of Birth San Francisco, California, USA

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Angel on My Shoulder Director
2010 The Glades (1 episode)Director
2007 Private Practice (2 episodes)Director
2006 Heroes (2 episodes)Director
2006 Eureka (1 episode)Director
2005 South of Nowhere (2 episodes)Director
2005 Bones (1 episode)Director
2005 Grey's Anatomy (1 episode)Director
2003 L.A. Dragnet (1 episode)Director
2001 Crossing Jordan (9 episodes)Director
2000 Common Ground Director
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (3 episodes)Director
1999 Judging Amy (1 episode)Director
1999 The Devil's Arithmetic Director
1997 Total Security (1 episode)Director
1997 The Visitor (1 episode)Director
1996 Second Noah (2 episodes)Director
1995 Murder One (5 episodes)Director
1994 A Change of Place Director
1994 Criminal Passion Director
1994 ER (3 episodes)Director
1992 Sexual Advances Director
1991 Veronica Clare (1 episode)Director
1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside Director
1990 WIOU (1 episode)Director
1989 The Women of Brewster Place Director
1985 Desert Hearts Director
1975 Woman to Woman Director
1970 She Was A Visitor Director
1969 Memorabilia Director
1968 Berkeley 12 to 1 Director

Acting

2017 Remembering Reno: Reflections on the Making of Desert Hearts
2017 Women in Love: Helen Shaver and Patricia Charbonneau on Desert Hearts
2006 Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema as Herself
1969 Several Friends

Production

1985 Desert Hearts Producer

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