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Reisz, Karel

Works: 179 works in 737 publications in 9 languages and 8,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Biography  Experimental films  Independent films  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Performer, Editor, Interviewee, Film editor, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Karel Reisz
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Most widely held works about Karel Reisz
Most widely held works by Karel Reisz
The technique of film editing by Karel Reisz( Book )
179 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,024 libraries worldwide
First published in 1953, the original English version of the book was reprinted 13 times without a word being changed and in translation it has become the standard work on the subject in the Spanish Czech, Polish and Russian languages. In 1968 the original text was reprinted as it stood, as it was felt that any attempt to revise or reinterpret it could only blur its spirit. the second edition has now also reprinted 13 times. On publication the film director Anthony Asquith said this book is an absolute must not only for film technicians but for every intelligent filmgoer' and more recently i h
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( visu )
87 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,369 libraries worldwide
A woman, ostracized by Victorian society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( visu )
9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
Sweet dreams by Karel Reisz( visu )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 788 libraries worldwide
Sweet Dreams is the true story of the legendary Patsy Cline, charting the most dramatic years of her efforts to become a top country singer
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( visu )
23 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Karel Reisz( visu )
59 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 557 libraries worldwide
In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate
Who'll stop the rain ( visu )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 228 libraries worldwide
A struggle between smugglers and sadistic thieves to possess two kilograms of heroin
Morgan a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz( visu )
27 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 199 libraries worldwide
A black comedy that chronicles one man's descent into a life of absurdist fantasy. Against the background of swinging London in its heyday, the film follows Morgan through his futile attempts at marital reconciliation an on to his triumphant discovery that it really is easier to deal with life while dressed in a gorilla suit
Cinéma vérité defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Free cinema by British Film Institute( visu )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling, stuffy conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This video is a compilation of three short films about British working class life in which directors express their personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making
Isadora by Karel Reisz( visu )
22 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Dedicating herself to the pursuit of art and beauty at the age of 12, Isadora lives a life of triumph and tragedy, including shocking love affairs, scandalous behavior, and dance performances that revolutionized the world of modern dance
The gambler ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"The story of a compulsive gambler who can't quit or win. He falls into debt to the mob for $40,000 but seems to relish the thrill of gambling against the long shot."--Container
Beckett on film ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Emboîtage
Everybody wins by Karel Reiss( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A private investigator is hired by a mysterious young woman to solve a murder in a small town. The woman has evidence that could crack the case, but she also has a second, darker secret--a dual personality
Die Geliebte des französischen Leutnants ( visu )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Karel Reisz" Film beginnt mit den Dreharbeiten zu einem Film an der englischen Atlantikküste. Inszeniert wird die Geschichte einer verbotenen Liebe im England des viktorianischen Zeitalters. 1867: Der Ausgrabungsexperte Charles Schmithson bittet den Vater der hübschen Ernestina um die Hand seiner Tochter. Der Vater willigt ein, bald soll geheiratet werden. Bei einem gemeinsamen Spaziergang begegnet das Paar einer geheimnisvollen, schwarzgekleideten Frau. Ernestina erzählt dem neugierigen Charles, dies sei Sara Woodrufff, die um ihren Geliebten, einen französischen Leutnant trauere, der sie vor Jahren verließ. Charles ist fasziniert von der mysteriösen Frau. Bis er sich schließlich seine Liebe zu ihr eingestehen muß... Karel Reisz montiert im parallelen Schnitt zu dieser viktorianischen Liebestragödie einer Frau im "unzeitgemäßen" Kampf um Selbstbestimmung die ähnlich verlaufende Beziehung der beiden Schauspieler - ebenfalls dargestellt von Streep und Irons
The French lieutenant's woman La maîtresse du lieutenant français by Karel Reisz( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Une équipe de cinéastes tourne "la Maîtresse du lieutenant français". L'histoire se passe dans l'Angleterre victorienne, à Lyme, une petite ville portuaire. Sarah Woodruff, une jeune préceptrice qui dit avoir été séduite et abandonnée par un lieutenant français, passe des heures à contempler la mer. Charles Smithson, un rentier collectionneur de fossiles, est intrigué puis rapidement fasciné par la jeune femme. Les deux acteurs qui interprètent Sarah et Charles entament une liaison pendant le tournage."
Saturday night and sunday morning Samedi soir et dimanche matin by Karel Reisz( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Technique of Film Editing, Reissue of 2nd Edition by Karel Reisz( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Enhanced version of the seminal text on editing includes a new foreword, a new afterword, a revamped cover and layout, as well as a lower price! The single most comprehensive and engaging volume on film editing. Reisz and Millar introduce readers to every aspect of the editor's craft, providing a concise history of editing and describing editing style as it applies to every genre of moviemaking, including many types of narrative and documentary films. The particular demands of wide-screen filmmaking, cinema verite, and the avant-garde are also covered. Reisz and Millar's account of the diff
The technique of film editing by Karel Reisz( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Every day except Christmas ( visu )
2 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
We are the Lambeth boys : documentary featuring a youth club in Kennington, South London
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Alternative Names
ライツ, カレル
English (417)
German (22)
Spanish (19)
Italian (13)
French (6)
Chinese (4)
Swedish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Serbian (1)
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