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Joffé, Roland 1945-

Works: 186 works in 715 publications in 9 languages and 9,177 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Creator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Roland Joffé
The mission by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
140 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
The killing fields by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
118 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
The scarlet letter by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister
City of joy by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto when it is threatened by the brutal local "godfather."
There be dragons ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When journalist Robert Torres is assigned to write a book about Josemaria Escriva, the controversial founder of Opus Dei, he hopes it will bring him closer to his father, Escriva's childhood friend. As Torres uncovers more about his father's past, he learns dark secrets that will change his world forever
Vatel by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress
Fat Man and Little Boy by Paul Newman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer
Captivity ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jennifer is a young, beautiful and famous fashion model and cover girl. Everybody knows her name and her popularity brings her everything she wants in life. But alone after a charity event in Soho, Jennifer finds herself drugged, captured and held in an underground maze of terror. Taken against her will and subject to psychological punishment, Jennifer soon questions her sanity as her watchful tormentor pits her in numerous twisted traps. After struggling to keep her mind, she meets Gary, another prisoner and together they try to escape from the cells and defeat the madman behind the sick games. They find that they are already too late when they are bound, gagged and thrust into a world of more pain
Goodbye lover ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystery combines with backstabbing humor and chic style melds with neo-noir attitude in this glossy plunge into La-La-Land glitz and murder
Nobody's fool ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
You and I ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two girls, Lana and Jane, bond as they persevere to become a part of a glamorous lifestyle. Although they are constantly challenged by the seductive, intoxicating allure of this society, they're suddenly forced to confront the cruel reality that lies beneath its glittery facade. As their bond is tested to its breaking point they will need to rediscover the love that brought them together, or their bond will be shattered forever
City of Joy : the illustrated story of the film by Roland Joffé ( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes two copies of the listing of cast and credits, two copies of the production information and two copies of Calcutta: the quality of the struggle by Roland Joffé
Super Mario Bros. : a novel by Todd Strasser ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Screenplay and Motion Picture
La Misión ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poderosa historia épica acerca de un hombre de espada y de un hombre de manto quienes se unen para escudar a una tribu de indios sudamericanos de la brutal subyugación de los imperios coloniales del siglo 18
Vatel ein Festmahl für den König ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La déchirure by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans les années 70, Sidney Schanberg est correspondant du New York Times au Cambodge. Un journaliste local, Dith Pran, l'assiste dans ses reportages et lui sert d'interprète. Lorsque les Khmers rouges s'emparent du pouvoir, Schanberg, comme beaucoup d'autres, trouve refuge dans l'ambassade française à Phnom Penh. Les révolutionnaires exigent qu'on leur livre tous les Cambodgiens avant de laisser sortir du pays les ressortissants étrangers. Malgré les efforts de Schanberg, Pran est fait prisonnier
The Mission Mission by Roland Joffé ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1740, l'empire espagnol s'étend jusqu'en Amérique du Sud. Frère Gabriel (Jeremy Irons), un jésuite idéaliste, fonde une communauté pacifiste chez les indiens Guarani. Il sera bientôt rejoint par le mercenaire Mendoza (Robert De Niro), ancien marchand d'esclaves aujourd'hui repenti...Quelques années plus tard, l'Espagne a décidé du sort des missions jésuites : elles doivent disparaître
There Be Dragons : Blood & Country ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic action-adventure set during the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War. Two young men, childhood friends are separated by the political upheaval of pre-war Spain to find themselves on opposing sides as the conflict erupts. Choosing peace, Josemaria becomes a priest and struggles to spread reconciliation
Creadores de sombras ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El general Groves és un veterà militar nortamericà, responsable de la construcció del Pentagon, que el 1942 està ansiós per anar a combatre a Europa contra els nazis. Però rep una altra missió, encara més important. L'informen que els alemanys estan a punt d'aconseguir una bomba atòmica. La missió de Groves és fabricar-la abans que ells. La primera cosa que fa Groves és elegir un físic brillant que pugui servir de líder a un grup de científics de nacionalitats ben diversificades, la flor i la nata de la física, la química i l'enginyeria dels seus temps. L'elecció de Groves recau sobre Robert Oppenheimer, un home d'indiscutible genialitat però altament polèmic per les seves simpaties cap al comunisme. Així comença l'ultrasecret Projecte Manhattan. Inevitablement es produeix un conflicte entre la ment militar de Groves i la ment científica d'Oppenheimer
Pol Pot secret killer ( )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the life of Pol Pot & the reign of terror this prime minister directed upon the people of Cambodia
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Joffé, Roland
Joffe, Roland, 1945-
English (297)
French (45)
German (44)
Spanish (36)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (6)
Russian (2)
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