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Burwell, Carter

Overview
Works: 630 works in 1,882 publications in 8 languages and 60,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Dark comedy films  History  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Werewolf films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Conductor, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Singer, Actor, Scenarist, Arranger, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Carter Burwell
Publications by Carter Burwell
Most widely held works by Carter Burwell
The blind side by John Lee Hancock( visu )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,084 libraries worldwide
Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
72 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,638 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
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( visu )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,509 libraries worldwide
Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
True grit by Henry Hathaway( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,292 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Mattie's father has been murdered by a farm hand and she enlists the help of U.S. Marshall Rooster Cogburn. The two of them along with a Texas Ranger go into Indian Territory to track down the killer
Intolerable cruelty by Universal Pictures Corporation( visu )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,200 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
The rookie by Walt Disney( visu )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,187 libraries worldwide
When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( visu )
16 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 2,161 libraries worldwide
A peasant squire breaks all the rules when he passes himself off as a nobleman and takes the jousting world by storm. The only thing that stands between him and his dream of becoming the world champion is the bad boy of the sport Count Adhemar. The two rivals go lance to head at the world finals to determine who will be named the ultimate champion
Breaking dawn ( visu )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,094 libraries worldwide
In the highly anticipated fourth installment of the Twilight Saga, a marriage, a honeymoon, and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella and Edward and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,063 libraries worldwide
Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( visu )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,866 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 forsees
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,681 libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
The Alamo by Mark Johnson( visu )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 1,643 libraries worldwide
Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
The ladykillers by Ethan Coen( visu )
19 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
Underneath Professor G.H. Dorr's (Hanks) silver-tongued southern gentleman persona is a devious criminal who's assembled a motley gang of theives to commit the heist of the century by tunneling through his churchgoing landlady's root cellar to a casino's vault of riches. But these cons are far from pros. As their scheme begins blowing up in their faces, their landlady smells a rat. Wnd when she threatens to call the police, they figure they'll just bump her off. After all, how hard can that be?
A serious man by Joel Coen( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,594 libraries worldwide
One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg) can't believe his life. His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
The twilight saga ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
54 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,488 libraries worldwide
Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life; he can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, the Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Includes an exclusive interview, behind-the-scenes photos, film timeline, and more
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( visu )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,391 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
Three kings by David O Russell( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Before night falls by Cunningham O'Keefe( visu )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
 
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English (279)
French (36)
German (30)
Multiple languages (9)
Spanish (6)
Italian (5)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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