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De Palma, Brian

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Works: 529 works in 2,162 publications in 12 languages and 28,109 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Horror films  War films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, fld, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Production personnel, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager, Dedicatee, Other, Interviewee, Creator, dir, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Scarface by Howard Hawks( visu )
131 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,886 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title, Scarface follows the violent career of a smalltime Cuban refugee hoodlum who guns his way to the top of Miami's cocaine empire
Mission, impossible by Brian De Palma( visu )
114 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,812 libraries worldwide
A secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team, tries to discover the truth
The untouchables by Brian De Palma( visu )
103 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,609 libraries worldwide
A larger-than-life depiction of Al Capone, the warlord who ruled Prohibition-era Chicago ... and Eliot Ness, the law enforcer who vowed to bring him down. In this classic confrontation between good and evil, Ness learns, with the help of a cop named Malone, how to beat the mob by shooting fast and shooting first
Carrie by Brian De Palma( visu )
126 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,171 libraries worldwide
"Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her classmates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk, to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behavior is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. What she doesn't realize is that Carrie is ... gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry"--Internet Movie Database
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy( visu )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
Set in 1940s Los Angeles. Two police officers, Bucky Bleichert and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short - also known as The Black Dahlia, a young woman who is found brutally murdered. With a corpse so mutilated, the photos are kept from the public. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police departmen. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma( visu )
63 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
After getting out of jail, a Puerto Rican drug lord wants to go straight, but his cohorts in the New York Underworld won't let him
Blow out by Brian De Palma( visu )
67 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. He enlists the help of Sally, a possible eyewitness to the crime who may be in danger herself, to uncover the truth. With its jolting stylistic flourishes, intricate plot, profoundly felt characterizations, and gritty evocation of early-1980s Philadelphia, this is an American paranoia thriller unlike any other, as well as a devilish reflection on the act of moviemaking
Casualties of war by Brian De Palma( visu )
38 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,154 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of a squad of soldiers caught in the moral dilemma of wartime Vietnam ; and of how one soldier who witnesses a vile crime is forced to stand alone against his fellow soldiers. DVD
Mission to Mars by Brian De Palma( visu )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 963 libraries worldwide
NASA launches a Mars Recovery Mission to investigate and bring back survivors from the first manned mission to Mars which has mysteriously disappeared
The Bonfire of the vanities by Brian De Palma( visu )
41 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
A Wall Street wheeler-dealer has everything going his way. But one night, in the right car with the wrong woman, he took a wrong turn at the wrong place, and nothing has gone right ever since!
Dressed to kill by Brian De Palma( visu )
63 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
"Caine plays the part of a psychiatrist to a woman who is murdered early in the film. He is initially reluctant to help the police. The detective assigned to the murder seems happy to do nothing, leaving the investigation to a prostitute who witnessed the murder and the son of the deceased"--Internet Movie Database
Snake Eyes by Brian De Palma( visu )
43 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
A flamboyant Atlantic City police detective goes to watch a heavyweight championship fight and cash in on the hectic betting. Suddenly, gunfire cuts down a ringside government official and Santoro has 14,000 suspects. The clues all lead to a shattering truth Santoro does not want to believe
Femme fatale by Brian De Palma( visu )
47 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 620 libraries worldwide
An alluring seductress is suddenly exposed to the world, including her enemies by a voyeuristic photographer who becomes ensnared in her surreal quest for revenge
Body double by Brian De Palma( visu )
37 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 601 libraries worldwide
A house-sitting actor finds himself obsessed with his beautiful neighbor. When she is brutally murdered, he engages the unwitting key to the crime, porn queen Holly Body, to help him catch the killer
Passion by Brian De Palma( visu )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 454 libraries worldwide
At a Berlin ad agency, an outgoing American and her no-nonsense European colleague engage in an escalating personal and professional rivalry that quickly becomes a deadly power struggle
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
25 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Two sisters, joined at birth as Siamese twins, are separated in late adolescence. One is lovely, gentle, kind-- the other is quite mad
Phantom of the Paradise by Brian De Palma( visu )
47 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 345 libraries worldwide
An outrageous horror-rock comedy cult movie and satire on the music business. A freak accident leaves a meek rock composer horribly disfigured. He hides his face beneath an eerie mask and haunts the Paradise Theatre, seeking revenge
Redacted by Brian De Palma( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Centered around a small group of American soldiers stationed at a checkpoint in Iraq. Alternates points of view between these soldiers, the media and the local Iraqi people illuminating how each group is deeply affected by the current conflict and their encounters with each other
Raising cain by Brian De Palma( visu )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 313 libraries worldwide
A respected psychologist takes a year off from his practice to help his wife raise their young daughter, with unexpected consequences
Obsession by Brian De Palma( visu )
42 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
A tenth wedding anniversary celebration ends tragically when Michael Courtland discovers that his wife and 9-year-old daughter have been kidnapped. In an attempt to trap the criminals, counterfeit money is used to pay the ransom, but the plan fails and the wife and child are never recovered. Ten years later he meets the double of his dead wife and on the eve of their wedding, she disappears and he is drawn into a strange plot to recreate the past
 
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Alternative Names
De Palma, Brian Russell 1940-
DePalma, Brian.
DePalma, Brian 1940-
Palma, Brian de.
Palma Brian De 1940-....
Palma, Brian Russell de 1940-
Russel, Brian
דה פלמה, בריאן. קמפבל, בלאק
デ・パルマ, ブライアン
ディ・パーマ, ブライアン
Languages
English (870)
French (80)
German (58)
Italian (38)
Multiple languages (34)
Spanish (28)
Japanese (2)
Catalan (2)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
Danish (1)
Czech (1)
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