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Lurie, John 1952-

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Stranger than paradise by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

71 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie, a disenchanted loner, is visited by his sixteen-year old Hungarian cousin Eva. Willie's equally slacker best friend Eddie also meets Eva, and the three become loose friends, until Eva decides to leave to visit Willie and Eva's Aunt Lottie in Cleveland. After a while Willie and Eddie are surprised to find that they miss Eva's companionship and take off for Cleveland in an old car. Finding Cleveland in winter to be disappointingly cold and unattractive, the three leave Cleveland for sunny Florida, landing there in off-season. Accidental involvement in a drug deal provides some unsuspected good fortune until it becomes time for Eva to go back home to Hungary
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) had done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm (Hackman), Chili talks tough, and then pitches Harry a script idea
Wild at heart by David Lynch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young lovers are on the run from her nasty mother
Mystery train by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

37 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodic film involving two Elvis Presley fans in Memphis, an Italian woman who sees Elvis' ghost and a Presley look-alike, all of whom converge on a seedy hotel for the night. [c.f. Halliwell's]
Fishing with John by John Lurie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fact that John Lurie knows nothing about fishing doesn't stop him from taking his celebrity guests to exotic fishing locales for fishing and conversation
Downtown 81 by Edo Bertoglio( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion-photographer Bertoglio's portrait of the New York art scene circa 1981. The main focus is the provocative 19-year-old artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, already known for his excursions into street graffiti art and pioneering electro-beat. Shot as "New York Beat" in 1980-81 but completed for release nearly 20 years later when archival footage thought to have been lost was recovered. Many of the film's original sound elements were lost during the 20 years it spent in limbo, so much of the dialogue has been re-dubbed
The SpongeBob movie: sponge out of water by Stephen Hillenburg( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SpongeBob and his friends Squidward, Gary, Patrick and Mr. Krabs go on one sea adventure after another
Spillane by John Zorn( Recording )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get Shorty : original MGM motion picture soundtrack by John Lurie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brace up!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wooster Group began with a small group of people in 1975, and is a constantly evolving, full-time, ongoing ensemble, and member in good standing of New York City's art avant-garde. Brace Up! is Chekhov's Three sisters on-stage, as re-imagined through the prism of the Group's developing aesthetic. An assemblage made from three performances in April, 2003. In this filmed performance, the setting incorporates close-up recordings of the performers with continuous wide-angle footage, while simultaneously those same performers are in the background
Excess baggage by Ge lun bi ya ying pian gong si; (Columbia Pictures Industries)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crash course in kidnappings, car thefts and other rituals of dating, this offbeat adventure is about a poor little rich girl and the car thief who steals her heart. Desperate for attention, Emily Hope stages her own kidnapping. But before Emily can enjoy a happy reunion with her father, her car gets stolen -- with Emily still inside
Queen of all ears by John Lurie( Recording )

2 editions published between 1001 and 1998 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fishing with John Original music from the series by John Lurie by John Lurie( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manny & Lo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsentimental comedy about two young sisters who have run away from foster care and are on their own. One is pregnant and they kidnap a baby store clerk to help them with the pregnancy and birth
Permanent vacation by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a chronicle of the new, lost, post-punk generation - a dream-like odyssey that incorporates the imagery of the urban wilderness, the bombed-out rubble of an after-the-holocaust setting with a lingering sense of metaphysical dread. A product of the New Wave, or what Jarmusch prefers to call the "Lower East Side film aesthetic."
Variety( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the question of voyeurism inherent in the watching of cinema by focusing on a woman, desperate for work, who takes a job selling tickets at a porno-movie theater. Initially apprehensive, she grows to like her position and begins to become a voyeur herself as she observes the clientele
Mystery train original soundtrack recording by John Lurie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphans in space forgotten films from the final frontier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Multiple languages and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of short archival, artistic, educational and scientific films and videos centering on the theme of outer space. The fifteen titles come from various archives and mark an ongoing collaboration between partnering NYU entities, American and international archives, and the Orphan Film Symposium
Fishing with John( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime by traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth
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Alternative Names
John Lurie

John Lurie acteur américain

John Lurie actor estadounidense

John Lurie aktor, malarz, muzyk amerykański

John Lurie Amerikaans acteur

John Lurie attore, musicista e pittore statunitense

John Lurie US-amerikanischer Komponist, Musiker, Schauspieler, Filmproduzent und Musikproduzent sowie Maler und Autor

Pontiac, Marvin 1952-

Rūrī, Jon 1952-

Джон Лурі

Лури, Джон

Џон Лури

ג'ון לורי


ルーリー ジョン 1952-


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