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Cassavetes, John 1929-1989

Works: 567 works in 1,568 publications in 7 languages and 22,506 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Nonfiction films  War films  Action and adventure films  Independent films  Documentary films  Film noir  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Restager, Film editor, Interviewee, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Costume designer, Contributor, Artist, fmd, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rosemary's Baby by Roman Polanski( visu )
70 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,412 libraries worldwide
After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( visu )
23 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and held by 1,794 libraries worldwide
A World War II drama in which an army major selects 12 men convicted for crimes of violence and offers them their freedom if they will complete a dangerous mission behind Nazi lines
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( visu )
72 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,286 libraries worldwide
A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Shadows by John Cassavetes( visu )
71 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
The story of an interracial romance and the obstacles it puts on family relationships. When appearing on Jean Shepherd's radio program Night People, Cassavetes mentioned the improvisation work he had done with his acting class, and asked for funding to film it. When listeners actually sent in money, he worked up a script based on the classwork, and with additional funding filmed his story of three siblings, two of whom can pass as white
Faces by John Cassavetes( visu )
60 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Ernest Hemingway's The killers ( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( visu )
57 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 798 libraries worldwide
A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
Tempest by Paul Mazursky( visu )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
Opening night by John Cassavetes( visu )
63 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Columbo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Love streams by John Cassavetes( visu )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart
Gloria by John Cassavetes( visu )
42 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
An ex-gun moll and showgirl is suddenly forced to protect a child whose parents have been rubbed out by the mob
A constant forge : a film by Charles Kiselyak( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
A look at the life and work of John Cassavetes assembled from candid interviews, rare photos, archival footage, and the director himself. The narration is created from Cassavettes' own words. The actors discuss their own performances and those of their colleagues, give insights into Cassavetes's theater work, and into his handling of music in his films
Husbands ( visu )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
Whose life is it anyway? by John Badham( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Gifted sculptor Ken Harrison is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In the hospital he makes friends with the staff, and they support him when he goes to trial to be allowed to die
Mikey and Nicky by Elaine May( visu )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Nicky has embezzled a fortune from his Mafia bosses and is on the run. Nicky's only friend, Mikey tries to help him escape; or will he lead him into a trap?
John Cassavetes ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
The fury by Brian De Palma( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 247 libraries worldwide
The riveting story of a father's effort to rescue his son from the government agency which is using him in their secret mind-control experiments. During his search, he encounters a young girl whose frightening psychic powers help precipitate the final confrontation between pursued and pursuers
A child is waiting by John Cassavetes( visu )
32 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Jean Hansen is an experienced city transplant who takes a job at a Down's syndrome institution and befriends Reuben, one of the boys afflicted with the disease. Reuben latches on to Jean, to the dismay of Dr. Matthew Clark, the head of the institution. He feels that Jean's affection for Reuben will disturb the other children, prompting him to separate the pair
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Alternative Names
Cassavetes, John
Cassavetes, John 1929-
Cassavetes, John Nicholas
Cassavetes, John Nicholas 1929-1989
Colasanto, Nick 1929-1989
John Cassavetes acteur, scénariste et réalisateur américain
John Cassavetes Amerikaans filmacteur
John Cassavetes amerykański reżyser filmowy, aktor
John Cassavetes attore e regista statunitense
John Cassavetes cineasta
John Cassavetes görög–amerikai színész, forgatókönyvíró és rendező
John Cassavetes US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur
Kassavetis, Dzhon, 1929-1989
Τζον Κασσαβέτης
Джон Касавитис
Джон Кассаветис
Джон Кассаветіс
Кассаветис, Джон, 1929-1989
Џон Касаветес
Џон Касаветис
ג'ון קסאווטס
ג'ון קסאווטס שחקן אמריקאי
جان کاساوتیس تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
جون كاسافيتز
존 카사베티스
카사베츠, 존 1929-1989
カサベテス, ジョン
English (556)
German (31)
French (28)
Italian (15)
Spanish (13)
Multiple languages (7)
Hungarian (1)
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