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Elswit, Robert

Works: 135 works in 417 publications in 6 languages and 10,402 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Love stories  History  Television plays  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Composer, Other, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Elswit
Runaway jury by Regency Enterprises ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a man dies in a shooting incident, his wife files a lawsuit against the company that manufactured the gun. Her lawyer argues that the firm in question knew the shop which sold the weapon was not following federal regulations. As the case goes to trial, the firearm manufacturer takes no chances on the outcome, and they hire Rankin Fitch, a "jury consultant" who makes it his business to see that he knows enough about the jurors to be able to guarantee the result of the trial
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. With unparalleled psychic powers, they can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat by simply staring at it. Now, the founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
The Bourne legacy by Jeremy Renner ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El agente Aaron Cross es un producto creado por el eficiente programa Outcome. Este programa diseña y entrena agentes cuya función consiste en actuar en solitario en misiones de alto riesgo. Sin embargo, en el momento en que la historia del agente Bourne está a punto de salir a la luz, los altos mandos de la agencia, deciden tomar una solución drástica al respecto
Bounce ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le pétrole attire toutes les convoitises... De Houston à Washington en passant par le Moyen-Orient, Syriana nous dévoile les destins et les ambitions entremêlés d'industriels, de princes, d'espions, d'hommes politiques, d'ouvriers pétroliers et de terroristes. (Source : 4e de jaquette)
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barry, a socially awkward man who is constantly being tormented by his seven sisters, falls madly in love with a mysterious woman. But a loose thread from his past may threaten their happiness
Magnolia by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A mosaic of American life woven through a series of comic and poignant vignettes. Through a collusion of coincidence, chance, human action, shared media, past history and divine intervention, nine people will weave and warp through each other's lives on a day that builds to an unforgettable climax."--Container
Boogie nights by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tale of Dirk Diggler's rise to fame in this hilarious look at the pornography industry, the free-spirited 70s, and the indulgent 80s. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards, and winner of various other industry awards
Gigli by Martin Brest ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Gigli is a low-level Los Angeles mob enforcer whose volatile boss, Louis, hires Gigli to kidnap Brian, the mentally handicapped younger brother of a federal prosecutor who's about to bring Louis' boss to trial in New York. Gigli gets the kid home without a hitch. Then Ricki, a beautiful woman, shows up at his door. Gigli soon learns that the nervous Louis has hired her to keep an eye on him. As Gigli and Ricky continue to look after the young, innocent Brian, they find themselves increasingly attracted to one another
American dreamz by Paul Weitz ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Satire über eine populäre US-Talentshow, in der Träumer, Karrieristen, Kriegshelden und Terroristen zusammentreffen
Heist by David Mamet ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime
Impostor ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spencer John Olham, is a respected government scientist in the year 2079 trying to devise a secret weapon that will help his fellow humans win a decade-long war against invading aliens that are cloning human subjects and using the replicas as walking time bombs. Suddenly, Olham is accused of being an alien spy and a nationwide manhunt to capture him ensues. With even his doctor wife unsure that she can trust him, Olham must uncover the truth on his own, even as he's relentlessly pursued by a federal agent charged with destroying the clones
Behind the red door by Matia Karrell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Natalie Haddad travels to Boston to pursue her career, but instead finds herself reunietd with her estranged brother, who is now dying of AIDS. As she tends her brother, she faces her family's violent past and her mother's tragic murder
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Tomorrow never dies by Ian Fleming ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James Bond heads to stop a media mogul's plan to induce war between China and the UK in order to obtain exclusive global media coverage
The town by Ben Affleck ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A down-and-out silver miner raising a son, Daniel Plainview's voracious appetite for oil turns him into a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. Getting the oil from the ground is an intensely physical process that later broadens into Plainview's equally indomitable urge to control land and power. Along the way, Plainview deals with a mighty derrick fire, a visit from a long-lost brother, and the ongoing involvement of Plainview's poker-faced adoptive son
The river wild by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a suburban mom and former white-water rafting guide and her son are on a raft trip, they are abducted by wanted killers and forced to take the most dangerous stretch of river to elude the cops
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Clayton trabaja para un importante bufete de abogados de Nueva York. Su especialidad es arreglar los asuntos sucios de la manera más limpia y rápida posible. La vida de Michael se tambalea cuando su mejor amigo Arthur, que durante seis años ha defendido los intereses de una multinacional agroquímica, descubre que un producto de la compañía ha provocado la intoxicación y la muerte de cientos de granjeros
About a boy by Nick Hornby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The TV show American Dreamz is sweeping the ratings, and everyone wants to be a "Dreamer". But when two scheming, hopeful contestants face off in the final showdown, the audience gets an eyeful of on-air fireworks
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Alternative Names
Elswit, Bob.
Elswit, Bob 1950-
Elswitt, Robert 1950-
English (157)
German (16)
Spanish (10)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (4)
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