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Wolsky, Albert

Overview
Works: 35 works in 72 publications in 5 languages and 10,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Conspiracy films  Biographical films  Romance films  Historical films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Albert Wolsky
Publications by Albert Wolsky
Most widely held works by Albert Wolsky
Road to Perdition by DreamWorks Animation( visu )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,687 libraries worldwide
Road to perdition: Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Birdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,912 libraries worldwide
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson is best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he is a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of the maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story
Maid in Manhattan by Wayne Wang( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,651 libraries worldwide
A struggling single mom takes a job as a chambermaid at a luxury hotel in New York. She meets and falls in love with a sauve and sophisticated heir to an American political dynasty, who mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, the reality about their separate lives sets in
You've got mail by Nora Ephron( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
A romance in which superstore book chain magnate and cozy children's bookshop owner are anonymous e-mail cyberpals who fall head- over-laptops in love, unaware that they are combative business rivals
Ask the dust by Colin Farrell( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 522 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 movie makers by Sol Chaneles( Book )
10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
The lives and films of more than 2,500 stars, supporting actors and directors who have made motion picture history
All That Jazz by Bob Fosse( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
The story of an obsessed, pill-popping chain-smoking choreographer/ director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse
Lucky numbers ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Russ Richards (Travolta), a weatherman in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a local celebrity, but when an unusually mild winter causes his snowmobile dealership to take a plunge, Russ needs a get-rich scheme -- and fast. With his greedy girlfriend (Kudrow), the TV station's lotto-ball girl, and a criminally minded buddy (Roth), Russ hatches a plan to fix the lottery. Russ's numbers come up right, but then everthing goes completely wrong, throwing Russ and his co-conspirators into comic chaos
Scenes from a mall by Woody Allen( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A married couple- he's a sports attorney, she's a pop psychologist- go to an upscale mall where their shopping spree turns into something more expensive! Things go from bad to worse as they try to work out some of their marital problems
Duplicity by Tony Gilroy( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howard Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsik start resorting to some seriously underhanded tactics as each hopes to gain an advantage over the competition. Claire and Ray engage in a series of schemes and double-crosses while contending with the fact that their mutual attraction could ultimately jeopardize their entire mission
Cookie by Susan Seidelman( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Dino Capisco has just finished thirteen years in prison. Dino wants to get out of jail, settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter, Cookie. Dino decides that the best way to get to know Cookie is to hire her as his chauffeur. With her ears attuned to the conspiracies floating around Dino, she quickly discovers that her father's old crony has been swindling him and that Dino's life is in jeopardy
Voie de perdition ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
Triple feature : Dr. Seuss' Horton hears a who ; Mr. Magorium's wonder emporium ; Toys ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Toys: Robin Williams stars as a fun-loving adult who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle
Sophie's choice by Alan J Pakula( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A drama set in post-World War 11 Brooklyn revolving around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbour
Manhattan by Woody Allen( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Isaac Davis is a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17 year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis- induced conditioning that transform Harvey into a human time bomb
GalaxyQuest by Mark Johnson( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector-- 'Commander Peter Quincy Taggart, ' 'Lt. Tawny Madison, ' and 'Dr. Lazarus'-- set off on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space-- and then their series was cancelled! Now, twenty years later, aliens under attack have mistaken the Galaxy Quest television transmissions for 'historical documents' and beamed up the crew of has-been actors to save the universe. With no script, no director and no clue, the actors must turn in the performances of their lives."--Container
Era mio padre by Richard Piers Rayner( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Due padri: Michael Sullivan, sicario irlandese al servizio di una banda che ha il suo referente a Chicago in Al Capone, e John Rooney, il suo boss che gli porta paterno affetto. E due figli: il tredicenne Michael Sullivan Jr. e Connor Rooney, figlio depravato e ladro di John. Alla fine di un lungo, sanguinoso itinerario di perdizione e vendetta sopravvive soltanto il piccolo Sullivan, destinato a una vita onesta. (Morandini)
 
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Alternative Names
Albert Wolsky American costumer designer
Albert Wolsky costumista statunitense
Albert Wolsky Frans kostuumontwerper
Albert Wolsky kostiumolog amerykański pochodzenia francusko-polskiego
Albert Wolsky US-amerikanischer Kostümbildner französischer Herkunft
Альберт Вольски
آلبرت وولسکی
アルバート・ウォルスキー
艾伯特·沃斯基
Languages
English (50)
German (3)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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