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Robinson, Bruce 1946-

Overview
Works: 93 works in 505 publications in 9 languages and 8,308 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Biographical films  Historical films  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Scribe, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Film editor, Conceptor, Creator, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bruce Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Robinson
The rum diary by Johnny Depp( Visual )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the noise and madness of New York, journalist Paul Kemp moves to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Kemp becomes obsessed with the fiancee of Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals. When he is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, Kemp is presented with the choice to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit, or use them to take him down
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,442 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
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

65 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
The peculiar memories of Thomas Penman by Bruce Robinson( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrait of a teenage lout in 1950s Britain. He is Thomas Penn, 14, who goes in for scatology, tortures animals and spies on his family. But he writes poetry and there is at least one girl who loves him. By the screenwriter of the film, The Killing Fields
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

22 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in French and English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
The obvious elephant by Bruce Robinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is
Fat Man and Little Boy by Paul Newman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 485 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
Withnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out young advertising executive experiences crisis when a mysterious giant pimple on his neck starts making career decisions for him
Jennifer eight by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homicide investigator John Berlin believes he has made a breakthrough in a serial killing case when he discovers a witness: a blind woman named Helena
Nobody's fool( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 156 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
Harold and the duck by Bruce Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers from warring houses fall in love; tragedy ensues
Still crazy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hilarious exploits of '70s rock phenomenon Strange Fruit as they reunite 20 years after a nasty break-up and attempt to recapture their fame
Return to paradise by Vince. Heche, Anne. Phoenix, Joaquin Vaughn( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison and will be executed in five days if a lawyer cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison
The music lovers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not exactly a fact-based story of the Tchaikovskys' marriage, this is a lavishly produced picture with music played by the London Symphony Orchestra
The killing fields by Bruce Robinson( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rum diary : the long lost novel by Hunter S Thompson( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young reporter's life in the 1950s. Paul Kemp breaks into the profession on a newspaper in Puerto Rico and through his eyes are portrayed colorful characters in the days when newspapers flourished
L'Histoire d'Adèle H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le destin d'Adèle est plus méconnu que celui de sa soeur Léopoldine, fille aînée de Victor Hugo. Elle partageait avec son père le même talent pour l'écriture. Pour autant, c'est l'enfièvrement amoureux et non l'ambition littéraire qui l'animait. N'écoutant que sa passion, elle quitte l'île de Guernesey où s'est réfugiée sa famille pour rejoindre son ancien amant sur l'île d'Halifax. Elle tente alors de le reconquérir, même au prix de sa dignité et de sa raison
Mang lu ba ba ye neng zuo hao ba ba by Bruce Robinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fat Man and Little Boy
Alternative Names
Bruce Robinson britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Bruce Robinson regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Робинсон, Брюс

بروس رابینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

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The peculiar memories of Thomas PenmanThe obvious elephantFat Man and Little BoyWithnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertisingHow to get ahead in advertisingJennifer eightHarold and the duck