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Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
285 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 4,418 libraries worldwide
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
153 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,767 libraries worldwide
Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
No Country for Old Men by Joel Coen( visu )
144 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,582 libraries worldwide
Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
235 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,431 libraries worldwide
A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
True Grit by Joel Coen( visu )
103 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,338 libraries worldwide
Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( visu )
44 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,787 libraries worldwide
James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( visu )
46 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,766 libraries worldwide
De voormalige olympische atleet Louis Zamperini krijgt het door zijn sportverleden extra zwaar als hij als luchtmachtpiloot tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog gevangen wordt genomen door de Japanners
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( visu )
97 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,523 libraries worldwide
An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( visu )
68 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,479 libraries worldwide
Miles Massey is a high-powered Los Angeles divorce lawyer nearing a midlife crisis. While representing his wealthy client Rex Rexroth, Miles meets his match in Rex's gold-digging wife, Marilyn. He's impressed by her similarly heartless ways of using marriage to fuel an expensive lifestyle, but Miles still manages to defeat her in court. With Marilyn looking to get her revenge and Miles finding himself attracted to her, the two engage in a ruthless romantic pursuit to out-swindle each other
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( visu )
90 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,364 libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( visu )
82 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
Follows a week in the life of a young man as he tries to carve out a career as a solo folk singer in 1961 Greenwich Village
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( visu )
74 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,089 libraries worldwide
1967. Larry, prof dans une université du Midwest, apprend que sa femme Judith le quitte. Arthur, son frère, est incapable de travailler et dort sur le canapé. Danny, son fils, a des problèmes de discipline à l'école, et sa fille Sarah pioche en cachette dans son portefeuille ... Il décide de consulter 3 rabbins pour affronter tous ses problèmes ... (Jaquette)
Blood simple by Joel Coen( visu )
141 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( visu )
48 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
60 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,718 libraries worldwide
Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( visu )
154 editions published between 1050 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,648 libraries worldwide
A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( visu )
97 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,549 libraries worldwide
In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( visu )
104 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,542 libraries worldwide
During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Olivier Assayas( visu )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Joel and Ethan Coen by R. Barton Palmer( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"With landmark films such as Fargo, O Brother Where art Thou?, Blood Simple, and Raising Arizona, the Coen brothers have achieved both critical and commercial success. Proving the existence of a viable market for "small" films that are also intellectually rewarding, their work has exploded generic conventions amid rich webs of transtextural references. In Joel and Ethan Coen, R. Barton Palmer argues that the Coen oeuvre also forms a central element in what might be called postmodernist filmmaking. Mixing high and low cultural sources and blurring genres like noir and comedy, the use of pastiche and anti-realist elements in films such as The Hudsucker Proxy and Barton Fink clearly fit the postmodernist paradigm. Palmer argues that for a full understanding of the Coen brothers unique position within film culture, it is important to see how they have developed a new type of text within general postmodernist practice that Palmer terms commercial/independent. Analyzing their substantial body of work from this "generic" framework is the central focus on this book."--Book cover
 
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controlled identity Jaynes, Roderick

Coen Brothers
Coen, Joel 1954-
Coen, Joel David, 1954-
Cohen J. 1954-
Cohen, Joel, 1954-
Jaynes, Roderick
Joel Coen Amerikaans filmregisseur
Joel Coen amerikkalainen elokuvaohjaaja, tuottaja ja käsikirjoittaja
Joel Coen cinéaste
Joel Coen Los Hermanos Coen
Joel Coen regista, autore e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Joel Coen US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Kameramann
Koens, Džoels, 1954-
Roderick Jaynes
Τζόελ Κοέν
Джоэл Коэн
Коен, Дж. (Джоэл), 1954-
Коэн Д. 1954-
Коэн, Джоел, 1954-
Коэн, Джоэл, 1954-
Ջոել Քոեն ամերիկացի կինոռեժիսոր, սցենարիստ, պրոդյուսեր, կինեմատոգրաֆ և խմբագիր
ג'ואל כהן
ג'ואל כהן שחקן אמריקאי
جويل كوين
코언, 조엘 1954-
코엔, 조엘 1954-
코엔형제 1954-
コーエン, ジョエル
ジョエル・コーエン
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English (1,616)
German (162)
French (129)
Spanish (116)
Multiple languages (57)
Italian (33)
Japanese (3)
Turkish (3)
Russian (2)
Chinese (2)
Arabic (2)
Dutch (2)
Thai (2)
Danish (1)
Polish (1)
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