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Losey, Joseph

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Works: 423 works in 1,202 publications in 7 languages and 10,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Performer, Producer, Adapter, Other, Dedicatee, Scenarist, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Artist, dir, Corrector, Honoree, Collaborator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
70 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 930 libraries worldwide
Mozart's Don Giovanni is one of the highest points of the operatic repertoire, a tragi-comedy that combines sexual humour with the terrors of hell, a mixture of serious music, drama and comic set pieces that brought forth some of Mozart's most perfect music
The Proust screenplay : À la recherche du temps perdu by Harold Pinter( Book )
23 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and French and held by 739 libraries worldwide
The servant by Joseph Losey( visu )
76 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
"A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all."--Container
A Doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( visu )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( visu )
25 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
Mr. Klein by Joseph Losey( visu )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Set in Nazi-occupied France Mr. Klein is the riveting story of one man's search for another who shares his name, and who has stolen his identity
The Go-between by Joseph Losey( visu )
39 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
A boy on the verge of manhood is used as a pawn in the illicit affair between a beautiful aristocrat and the working class farmer she loves
Accident by Joseph Losey( visu )
44 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A lonely Oxford don is frustrated in his attempt to secure the affection of an amoral female student
King & country by Joseph Losey( visu )
29 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container
Henrik Ibsen's A doll's house ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
The prowler by Joseph Losey( visu )
7 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 183 libraries worldwide
A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband
Eva by Joseph Losey( visu )
39 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Welsh writer Tyvian Jones (Stanley Baker) seems to have it all, style, an international best-seller, an apartment in Rome, a gorgeous fiancée, but he remains bitter. He meets his existential match in ennui in the mod seductress Eve
The boy with green hair by Joseph Losey( visu )
17 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A young child sits quietly at the police station, unwilling to answer questions about himself or how he lost his hair. But when he finds out that his parents are killed in an air raid, his hair turns green. While the townspeople label him as an outcast, fellow war orphans stand behind him, encouraging Peter to turn his green hair into a symbol of the futility of war
The romantic Englishwoman by Joseph Losey( visu )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
"Caine plays successful novelist Lewis Fielding, whose imagination spins ever-more elaborate scenarios of infidelity when his wife Elizabeth (Glenda Jackson) goes on a solo vacation to Baden Baden. When a young man she met there, Thomas (Helmut Berger), rings their home and shows up for tea, the couple's mutual jealousies explode to the surface. The line between Fielding's reality and his fantasies becomes blurred, breaking down altogether in the final act, when their lives turn into a suspense thriller featuring an enigmatic hit man and secret drug deals"--Container
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( visu )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Tension rises to a fevered pitch in this psychological thriller about an alcoholic, long-absent father who has one day to save his falsely accused son from the gallows
Don Giovanni dramma giocoso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( visu )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location in Vincenza, Italy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's operatic masterpiece, Don Giovanni, is translated to film by director Joseph Losey. Set in Seville in the 1600s, a young nobleman Don Giovanni is a well-known philanderer with a long list of conquests. After he attempts to seduce the beautiful Donna Anna, her father's battle to protect her honor ends in tragedy. Anna and her fiance Don Octavio pledge to seek revenge, while Giovanni continues to charm and trick the local women
Modesty Blaise ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A comedy which lampoons the sex, sadism, luxury, and latest spying techniques in secret-agent thrillers as exemplified in an account of the efforts of a female spy to prevent a priceless gem collection from falling into the hands of an international crime ring
Bertolt Brecht's Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
In a rigid society ruled by an uneasy alliance of the aristocracy and the church already undermined by the plague and the Reformation, science is a threat and enlightenment is a luxury. Faced with either death by the Inquisition or recantation to a hypocritical but powerful Papacy, Galileo must choose between his own life or his restless scientific curiosity
Hammer films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
[These are the damned]: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children. Original British title, The damned
The assassination of Trotsky ( visu )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Chiefly historical account of the assassination of Leon Trotsky in Mexico
 
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Alternative Names
Forzano, Andrea
Forzano, Andrea 1909-1984
Hanbury, Terence
Hanbury, Terence 1909-1984
Hanbury, Victor, 1909-1984
Loouzy, Tzozeph
Losey, Joe
Losey, Joseph, 1909-1984
Walton, Joseph, 1909-1984
Languages
English (377)
French (80)
Italian (62)
German (19)
Spanish (6)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (1)
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