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Towne, Robert

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Publications by Robert Towne
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Chinatown by Roman Polanski( visu )
151 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,761 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
Mission: impossible by Brian De Palma( visu )
66 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,968 libraries worldwide
A secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team, tries to discover the truth
Mission, impossible II by John Woo( visu )
56 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,875 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. But before the mission is complete, they'll traverse the globe and have to choose between everything they love and everything they believe in
The Firm by Sydney Pollack( visu )
27 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,160 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
Chinatown by Robert Towne( Book )
65 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 747 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
Days of thunder by Tony Scott( visu )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 703 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 676 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
Ask the dust by Colin Farrell( visu )
29 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 574 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
M:i-2 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
IMF agents partner up with a thief to stop a renegade agent from releasing a new kind of terror on an unsuspecting world
The last detail by Hal Ashby( visu )
26 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and German and held by 563 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
Tequila sunrise by Robert Towne( visu )
47 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Mac McKussic has decided to quit the drug-smuggling business, but it won't quit him. Nick Frescia, the cop assigned to reel in boyhood pal Mac, and a sexy restaurateur make for a sexy, tough, volatile thriller
Without limits ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and French and held by 527 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 465 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 433 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 )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 391 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 )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 349 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
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack( visu )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 291 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
Love affair ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 289 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
Chinatown ; The last detail : screenplays by Robert Towne( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( visu )
7 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and German and held by 135 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."
 
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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.
Towne, Robert, 1934-
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 שחקן אמריקאי
رابرت تاون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
ロバート・タウン
羅伯·湯恩
罗伯特·唐尼
Languages
English (441)
French (45)
Spanish (39)
German (35)
Italian (13)
Multiple languages (10)
Catalan (2)
Russian (1)
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