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De Palma, Brian

Works: 441 works in 2,000 publications in 9 languages and 27,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Drama  Comedy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, fld, Author, Scenarist, Restager, Film editor, Performer, fmd, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Interviewee, dir, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Brian De Palma
Publications by Brian De Palma
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Most widely held works by Brian De Palma
Scarface by Brian De Palma( visu )
127 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,932 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
The untouchables by Brian De Palma( visu )
140 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,691 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 )
123 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,242 libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie catches the mind, shakes it and refuses to let it go. Starring Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie, John Travolta and Amy Irving, this ultimate revenge fantasy is one of the all-time great horror classics! At the center of the terror is Carrie, a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends ... and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her ₁special gift, ₂ causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone!
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy( visu )
51 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,602 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 photographs 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 department. The case becomes an obsession for the two men and their lives begin to unravel
Casualties of war by Brian De Palma( visu )
38 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,166 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
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma( visu )
39 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,141 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 )
47 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
Jack is a talented audio technician who makes his living by recording unique sounds for horror movies. But when he accidentally tapes an automobile crash that kills a presidential candidate and injures the candidate's mistress Sally, Jack is hurled into a mystery far more terrifying than any of his films. Soon he and Sally must fight to stay alive as they uncover an explosive political conspiracy that will send shockwaves to the highest levels of government
Mission to Mars by Brian De Palma( visu )
36 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 932 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 )
40 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Sherman McCoy, a young investment banker in Manhattan, finds himself arrested following a freak accident and becomes involved with prosecutors, politicians, the press, and assorted hustlers
Body double by Brian De Palma( visu )
27 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 576 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
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( visu )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Fashionable Manhattan therapist Dr. Robert Elliott faces the most terrifying moment of his life when a psychotic killer begins attacking the women in his life- with a straight razor stolen from his office. Desperate to find the murderer before anyone else is hurt, Elliott is soon drawn into a dark and disturbing world of chilling desires. And as the doctor edges closer to the terrible truth, he finds himself lost in a provocative and deadly maze of obsession, deviance, and deceit
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
20 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 547 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
Femme fatale by Brian De Palma( visu )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 474 libraries worldwide
De gevaarlijke en verleidelijke Laura komt negen jaar na een gewaagde juwelenoverval weer op Franse bodem. Ondanks haar nieuwe identiteit wordt ze herkend
Passion by Brian De Palma( visu )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 455 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
Redacted by Brian De Palma( visu )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 337 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. The POVs are presented as a video diary, footage from a documentary-in-progress, a website's streaming video, surveillance cameras, and cellphone images
Raising cain by Brian De Palma( visu )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
When Jenny's husband, a respected psychologist, takes a year off to help raise their daughter, she is totally unprepared for the emergence of his multiple personalities and the fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father
Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise by Brian De Palma( visu )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Talented but naive composer Winslow Leach brings his rock cantata based on "Faust" to corrupt rock producer/impresario Swan, meeting a talented singer named Phoenix in the process. Swan steals the cantata, seeing it as the perfect music for the opening night of the Paradise, his new rock palace, then has Winslow sent to prison on trumped-up charges to get rid of him. When Winslow hears Swan's debased version of his songs he escapes and is horribly disfigured while attempting to destroy records at Swan's record pressing plant. Winslow makes his way to the Paradise, Swan's new rock palace to take revenge on Swan - but can Swan be defeated?
Obsession by Brian De Palma( visu )
31 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 173 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
The film school generation ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Traces the rise to prominence of a generation of directors who emerged primarily from the film schools of the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Southern California and New York University in the 1960s. Examines the financial and cultural forces that made their ascendance possible
Brian De Palma an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held April 4, 1973] by Brian De Palma( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Brajan de Palma
Brayan De Palma
Brian De Palma Amerikaans filmregisseur
Brian De Palma réalisateur américain
Brian De Palma regista statunitense
Brian De Palma US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Brianus de Palma
De Palma, Brian.
De Palma, Brian Russell
De Palma, Brian Russell 1940-
DePalma, Brian
DePalma, Brian 1940-
Palma, Brian de.
Palma Brian De 1940-....
Palma, Brian Russell de 1940-
Palma de, Brian 1940-
Russel, Brian
Брайан Де Пальма американский кинорежиссёр, сценарист и продюсер
Брайън Де Палма
Браян Де Пальма
Брајан де Палма
Բրայան դե Պալմա
בריאן דה פלמה
דה פלמה, בריאן. קמפבל, בלאק
דה פלמה, ברין
براين دي بالما
برایان دی پالما فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
ბრაიან დე პალმა
드 팔마, 브라이언 1940-
드팔마, 브라이언 1940-
브라이언 드 팔마
デ・パルマ, ブライアン
ディ・パーマ, ブライアン
デパルマ, ブライアン
パルマ, ブライアン デ
English (652)
German (56)
Spanish (43)
French (42)
Italian (30)
Multiple languages (28)
Turkish (2)
Japanese (1)
Danish (1)
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