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Losey, Joseph

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The Proust screenplay : À la recherche du temps perdu by Harold Pinter( Book )
36 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and French and held by 759 libraries worldwide
In the early 1970s Harold Pinter joined forces with director Joseph Losey and Proust scholar Barbara Bray to develop a screenplay of Proust's masterpiece, Remembrance of Things Past. Pinter took more than a year to conceive and write the screenplay and called the experience "the best working year of my life." Although never produced, Harold Pinter's The Proust Screenplay is considered one of the greatest adaptations for the cinema ever written. With fidelity to Proust's text, the screenplay is an extraordinary re-creation by one of the leading playwrights of our time. It is, in its way, a unique collaboration between two extraordinary writers united across more than half a century and two different cultures by a special concern for time and memory
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( visu )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 671 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
The servant by Joseph Losey( visu )
118 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 626 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 )
30 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Presents a woman who, frustrated by her husband's romance, leaves her husband and children to find a new life for herself and an identity of her own
Mr. Klein by Joseph Losey( visu )
66 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 391 libraries worldwide
The intriguing story of one man in search of another who shares his name - a man who has stolen his identity. Eventually Klein's search for the imposter becomes a trap into which he falls
Film noir : bringing darkness to light ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
"Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life"--Container
Romantic Englishwoman by Thomas Wiseman( visu )
26 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A sly, sophisticated love story that is a showcase for its two Oscar-winning stars: Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson. With a sparklingly witty screenplay from Academy Award-winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in love), and directed by Joseph Losey, The romantic Englishwoman is a wildly entertaining ride
King and Country by Joseph Losey( visu )
37 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 273 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
The prowler by Joseph Losey( visu )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
A nefarious cop stalks a lonely, repressed Los Angeles housewife and decides to win her by killing her husband
The Go-between by Joseph Losey( visu )
68 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 221 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
The boy with green hair by Joseph Losey( visu )
28 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 220 libraries worldwide
During the war a young boy learns he is an orphan and the next day he awakens to find his hair has turned green
Accident by Joseph Losey( visu )
65 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 207 libraries worldwide
A lonely Oxford don is frustrated in his attempt to secure the affection of an amoral female student
Eva by Joseph Losey( visu )
61 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 202 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
Time without pity by Joseph Losey( visu )
20 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and French and held by 149 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
El mensajero = The go-between ( visu )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
El joven Leo (Dominic Guard) recuerda siendo anciano (Michael Redgrave) un fragmento de su infancia en el que fue a pasar un verano a la majestuosa mansión de un compañero de clase. Siendo Leo de condición modesta, descubre la alta sociedad y sus costumbres. Pero al caer enfermo su amigo la tranquilidad del lugar se incrementa, y pasa largos ratos solo, en los que aprende a descubrir la belleza, personificada por la guapa hermana del amigo, Marian Trimingham (Julie Christie). Ella, consciente del interés que despierta en el muchacho, empieza a sacar partido de la situación sirviéndose de él para encubrir un secreto muy personal
Modesty Blaise by Joseph Losey( visu )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 123 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
Hammer films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
[Maniac]: A man finds himself in the middle of a strange mother/daughter threesome
La truite The trout by Joseph Losey( visu )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 91 libraries worldwide
"Frederique is a free-spirited and impish woman who has made an art of using her sexuality to get precisely what she wants from men. On a whim, Frederique leaves her disinterested husband and the family trout farm to travel to Japan with a wealthy businessman. Her enchantment soon gives way to reflection, navigation of the swiftly-changing sexual freedoms and responsibilities of a new era, and the quest for satori, the "world of ecstasy" experienced by her friend. But has Frederique grown up too fast, or not fast enough?"--Container
Le livre de Losey : entretiens avec le cinéaste by Joseph Losey( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in French and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Joseph Losey by Christian Ledieu( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Forzano, Andrea
Forzano, Andrea 1909-1984
Hanbury, Terence
Hanbury, Terence 1909-1984
Hanbury, Victor 1909-1984
Joseph Losey American film director
Joseph Losey Amerikaans filmregisseur
Joseph Losey amerikanischer Regisseur
Joseph Losey amerykański reżyser filmowy i teatralny
Joseph Losey director de cine estadounidense
Joseph Losey director de cinema estadounidense
Joseph Losey director de cinema estatunidenc
Joseph Losey réalisateur, producteur et scénariste américain
Joseph Losey regista statunitense
Joseph Losey regizor de film american
Loouzy, Tzozeph
Losey, Joe
Losey, Joseph 1909-1984
Losey, Joseph Walton 1909-1984
Walton, Joseph 1909-1984
Джозеф Лоузі Американський та британський кінорежисер
Джоузеф Лоузи
Лоузи, Джозеф
ג'וזף לוסי במאי קולנוע אמריקאי
جوزف لوزی کارگردان آمریکایی
جوزيف لوزي، 1909-1984
로지, 조셉 1909-1984
조지프 로지
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