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Lurie, John 1952-

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Stranger than paradise by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

99 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie, a disenchanted loner, is visited by his sixteen year old Hungarian cousin Eva. Together with Willie's best friend, Eddie, they visit New York, Cleveland and Florida
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

111 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime 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 )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,163 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 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young lovers are on the run from her nasty mother. Based on the first of Gifford's novels about series of novels about Sailor and Lula
Mystery train by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 439 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 )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 409 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 )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 215 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
SpongeBob SquarePants( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SpongeBob and his friends Squidward, Gary, Patrick and Mr. Krabs go on one sea adventure after another
Permanent vacation by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 133 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."
Spillane by John Zorn( Recording )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brace up!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 121 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
Get Shorty : original MGM motion picture soundtrack by John Lurie( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excess baggage by Marco Brambilla( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 99 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
Manny & Lo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and French and held by 69 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
Variety( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 64 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 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 32 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
Il piccolo diavolo by Roberto Benigni( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Italian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 400 year old devil escapes from hell and finds a home in an Italian matron. Walter Matthau, a priest, performs an exorcism to rid the woman of the devil. The priest and the devil, who knows nothing of the current world, become friends
Animal factory by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ron Decker, issu d'une famille bourgeoise de Beverly Hills, tombé pour un trafic de drogue, il est condamné de 2 à 10 ans de réclusion au pénitencier de San Quentin, un des plus dures et les plus vétustes des Etats-Unis. Ron découvre alors un monde cruel et organisé avec ses clans, ses clivages ethniques, ses luttes de pouvoir et d'influence, ses échanges clandestins. Un environnement instable, violent, où le moindre relâchement peut être fatal... Un univers dont il a tout à apprendre, sous la protection d'Earl Copen, ancien chef de gang qui connaît les us et coutumes du monde carcéral sur le bout des doigts
Live in Berlin 1991 by Lounge Lizards (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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-

Τζον Λιούρι

Джон Лурі

Лури, Джон

Џон Лури

ג'ון לורי שחקן אמריקאי


ルーリー ジョン 1952-


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