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Pakula, Alan J. 1928-1998

Works: 337 works in 1,178 publications in 7 languages and 24,477 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Legal films  Conspiracy films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Journalism films  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Adapter, Commentator, Author, Restager, Scenarist, Performer, fmd, fmp, Film editor, pmn, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Alan J Pakula
Publications by Alan J Pakula
Publications by Alan J Pakula, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alan J Pakula
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee( visu )
105 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 7,541 libraries worldwide
The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him--except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children
All the president's men by Alan J Pakula( visu )
88 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,854 libraries worldwide
The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in
The pelican brief by Alan J Pakula( visu )
60 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,417 libraries worldwide
Two Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everyone else wants her dead
Sophie's choice by Alan J Pakula( visu )
86 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,986 libraries worldwide
A drama set in post-World War 11 Brooklyn revolving around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbour
Klute by Alan J Pakula( visu )
69 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Small-town detective John Klute (Sutherland) comes to New York to investigate the disappearance of a friend. The trail leads to Bree Daniels (Fonda), a call girl, with whom Klute falls in love. She is being stalked by a psychotic murderer
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( visu )
32 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
One of the top Northern Ireland IRA terrorists escapes to New York where he, under a false name, lives in the house of an Irish cop who knows nothing about his real identity. Their surprising friendship and the cop's growing suspicions force the terrorist to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( visu )
27 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
The parallax view by Alan J Pakula( visu )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 581 libraries worldwide
Warren Beatty is a news reporter who, along with seven others, witnesses the assassination of a political candidate. When the other seven die in "accidents", the newsman begins to doubt the official position: that a lone madman was responsible for the crime
Up the down staircase ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher with a can-do attitude at New York's inner city Calvin Coolidge High. Crowded classes, broken windows, lack of chalk and books are only a few of the problems she will have to face
The stalking moon ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 354 libraries worldwide
A suspenseful manhunt saga. A relentless foe tracks Army scout Gregory Peck as he attempts to lead a woman once held captive by Apaches to safety
Inside Daisy Clover by Robert Mulligan( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Daisy Clover is a 15 year old Tomboy who dreams of being a Hollywood star. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan Studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. She is considered a has-been by the time she turned seventeen. Daisy's meteoric rise to stardom and even faster fade-out is chronicled in an incisive behind-the-scene tour of vintage Hollywood
Starting over by Alan J Pakula( visu )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Phil Potter, a low-key magazine writer tries to put his life back together after his wife leaves him
Baby the rain must fall ( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
A man is released from prison, but reuniting with his family is difficult due to his violent temper
Consenting adults by Alan J Pakula( visu )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 234 libraries worldwide
When two couples living next door to each other grow too close, one of the husbands risks everything for a passion he can't resist. His temptation traps the foursome in a shocking web of betrayal and murder. And now accused of a crime he did not commit, he must race against time to save his family from a shocking fate
Sterile cuckoo by Alan J Pakula( visu )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 185 libraries worldwide
A relentlessly kooky coed falls in love with a reserved young college student. She actively pursues the shy boyish-man and helps him through the tough first months in school. They both benefit from the relationship; he gains self-confidence and she's now able to come to grips with her unhappy home life
Comes a horseman by Alan J Pakula( visu )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A World War II veteran and a woman rancher team up to fight for their land when both are threatened by a greedy cattle baron
Fear strikes out ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
When the record books closed on Boston Red Sox outfielder Jimmy Piersall's career, it showed 17 seasons in the major leagues and an impressive lifetime batting average of .272. But before all that, Piersall faced a foe much tougher: mental illness. Based on the true story
George Stevens : a filmmaker's journey ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A film biography of a movie director usually includes conventional genre trappings, like clips of great scenes and memories of old colleagues, as indeed this film does. Mainly, this is an engrossing tour through the George Stevens career that provides a greater understanding of his background, talent, creative preoccupations, and especially the experiences in World War II that irrevocably changed his approach to film making. As head of the Special Coverage unit documenting the war on film, Stevens took the only known color footage of the ground war in Europe, including the liberation of Paris and the horrors of Dachau. If his movies hold a mirror up to America, it is because his personal principles paralleled the highest aspirations of this country. In his films, Stevens offered as much insight on American life and character as he could muster
Love and pain and the whole damn thing ( visu )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
During a tour in Spain, a young man makes the acquaintance of a not-quite-middle-aged spinster who is looking for a reason to live. After the two fall in love, she reveals that she has a terminal illness
See you in the morning by Alan J Pakula( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is a romantic comedy about divorce and remarriage. A New York psychiatrist remarries, but is still vulnerable to his ex-wife
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Alan J. Pakula
Alan J. Pakula Amerikaans filmregisseur
Alan J. Pakula amerykański reżyser filmowy
Alan J. Pakula director de cine
Alan J. Pakula producteur et réalisateur américain
Alan J. Pakula US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor
Alan Pakula regista statunitense
Alanus J. Pakula
Pakula, Alan.
Pakula Alan 1928-1998
Pakula, Alan J.
Алан Пакула
Алан Џеј Пакула
Алън Пакула
Пакула, Алан
אלן ג'יי פאקולה
آلن جی پاکولا فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
অ্যালান জে পাকুলা
ალან პაკულა
파큘라, 알란 J (Alan Jay) 1928-1998
파큘라, 앨런 J. 1928-1998
English (517)
German (28)
Spanish (13)
Italian (11)
French (9)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (2)
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