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Burwell, Carter

Works: 669 works in 1,944 publications in 8 languages and 62,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Folklore  Comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Conductor, Interviewee, Musician, Instrumentalist, Singer, Actor, Scenarist, Arranger, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carter Burwell
The blind side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 3,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )
78 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
True grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Intolerable cruelty by George Clooney( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the comical and complicated relationship between a saavy Los Angeles divorce lawyer and a gold digging Marylin Rexroth, the former wife of one of his clients
The rookie by Walt Disney( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rousing story of lowborn William Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
Breaking dawn ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the highly anticipated fourth installment of the Twilight Saga, a marriage, a honeymoon, and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella and Edward and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Chad et Linda, deux employés plutôt crétins d'un club de sport, découvrent un CD contenant les mémoires d'un ex-agent de la CIA, Osborne. Viré pour alcoolisme, lui-même ne sait pas que sa femme le trompe avec Harry, un marshal porté sur le sexe. Chad et Linda, bien décidés à profiter de la situation, décident alors de faire chanter Osborne ; les ennuis peuvent commencer..."
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( Visual )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
A serious man by Joel Coen( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :1967. Larry, prof dans une université du Midwest, apprend que sa femme Judith le quitte. Arthur, son frère, est incapable de travailler et dort sur le canapé. Danny, son fils, a des problèmes de discipline à l'école, et sa fille Sarah pioche en cachette dans son portefeuille... Il décide de consulter 3 rabbins pour affronter tous ses problèmes
The ladykillers by Ethan Coen( Visual )
20 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
The twilight saga ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )
54 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life; he can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, the Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Includes an exclusive interview, behind-the-scenes photos, film timeline, and more
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Before night falls by Cunningham O'Keefe( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
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English (282)
German (38)
French (37)
Multiple languages (10)
Spanish (8)
Italian (5)
Turkish (1)
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