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Towne, Robert

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Publications by Robert Towne
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Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol by Brad Bird( visu )
149 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,421 libraries worldwide
IMF agent Ethan Hunt partners up with Nyah Hall to stop renegade agent Sean Ambrose from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( visu )
166 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,774 libraries worldwide
Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Chinatown by Robert Towne( Book )
55 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky climate of sunbaked southern California of the 1930s, is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. He is swept into a maelstorm of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Days of thunder by Tony Scott( visu )
41 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Race car driver Cole Trickle has talent. His ambitions are surpassed only by his burning need to win. Discovered by businessman Tim Daland, Cole is teamed with legendary crew chief and car-builder Harry Hogge to race for the Winston Cup at the Daytona 500. A fiery crash nearly ends Cole's career and he must turn to a beautiful doctor to regain his nerve and the true courage needed to race, to win, and to live
Shampoo by Hal Ashby( visu )
25 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 678 libraries worldwide
"George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter"--Container
Tequila sunrise by Robert Towne( visu )
52 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Lifelong friends, one a supposedly retired drug dealer, the other a fast-rising L.A. cop, are forced to confront each other, both in business and in vying for the affections of a sleek restaurant owner
Ask the dust by Robert Towne( visu )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 576 libraries worldwide
A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California
The last detail by Hal Ashby( visu )
30 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Two Navy Petty officers are detailed to take a prisoner from Washington to jail in New Hampshire and decide to give the prisoner one last good time
Without limits ( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 533 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of Steve Prefontaine, a distance runner, who took the sport into a new era
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The 1970's was an extraordinary time of rebellion, and of questioning every accepted idea. As political activism, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, and the music revolution contributed to social unrest across the country, American cinema witnessed the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. Galvanised by a new freedom of expression, these ground-breaking artists began targeting their films toward a new kind of audience, with stories that reflected the ever-changing reality of the era
Bonnie and Clyde by Arthur Penn( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
The exploits of the outlaw couple, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, in the midwest of Thirties America had already been the inspiration for earlier films including 'Gun Crazy' and 'They Live by Night'. Here identification with the outlaw group in a hostile world is kept in perspective by abrupt changes in both mood and visual style held together by an ironic and ambivalent mix of thirties folklore and late sixties mood
The two Jakes by Jack Nicholson( visu )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 393 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Chinatown, it is 1948 Los Angeles and private investigator Jake Gittes must solve a case of suspected adultery-turned-murder that's tied to a grab for oil and to Jake's own past
Personal best ( visu )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 350 libraries worldwide
A promising hurdler finds needed emotional and athletic seasoning with a caring mentor. After the two fall in love, their relationship is threatened as both vie for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team
Love affair by Glenn Gordon Caron( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A man and a woman who are to marry other people meet on a ship, flirt, part, and discover that they are in love
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack( visu )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia
Chinatown ; The last detail : screenplays by Robert Towne( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( visu )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The tomb of Ligeia is the story of a dead wife who comes back as a ferocious cat on a deadly game of cat and mouse with her husband's new wife. An evening of Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price narrating four of Edgar Allan Poe's most horrifying classics including "The tell tale heart," "The sphinx," "The cask of Amontillado' and "The pit and the pendulum."
Drive, he said A safe place ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Drive, he said: Hector is a rising college basketball star in a troubled relationship with dance student Olive, while his roommate, guerrilla theater student/political activist Gabriel, keeps himself awake so long to avoid the draft that he slips into madness
The Firm by Sydney Pollack( visu )
31 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
A young lawyer takes a dream job only to find out he is working for the mob and that the Feds want to use him to destroy the firm
Greystoke the legend of Tarzan, lord of the apes by Hugh Hudson( visu )
32 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
"À la mort de ses parents, un bébé est adopté par des singes. Devenu adulte, il sera leur chef. Un explorateur qui discerne ses origines, le ramène en Angleterre chez son grand-père. Le jeune homme aura du mal à s'adapter à ce nouveau milieu." [SDM]
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Vazak, P. H.

controlled identity Wain, Edward

P.H. Vazak, 1934-
Robert Towne acteur américain
Robert Towne Amerikaans filmregisseur
Robert Towne sceneggiatore e regista statunitense
Robert Towne US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Drehbuchautor
Schwartz, Robert.
Tubin, Robert 1935-
Vazak, P. H.
Vazak P. H. 1934-....
Vazak, P.H. 1935-
Vazak, Robert Ph 1935-
Wain, Edward.
Wain Edward 1934-....
Wain, Edward 1935-
Робърт Таун
Таун, Роберт
רוברט טאון
رابرت تاون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
ロバート・タウン
羅伯·湯恩
罗伯特·唐尼
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English (483)
Spanish (76)
French (68)
German (42)
Multiple languages (12)
Italian (10)
Catalan (2)
Russian (1)
Japanese (1)
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