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Joffé, Roland 1945-

Overview
Works: 200 works in 790 publications in 8 languages and 9,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Roland Joffé
Publications by Roland Joffé
Most widely held works by Roland Joffé
The mission by Roland Joffé( visu )
162 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,754 libraries worldwide
An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( visu )
95 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,588 libraries worldwide
Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
The scarlet letter by Roland Joffé( visu )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 830 libraries worldwide
In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister
City of joy by Roland Joffé( visu )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 759 libraries worldwide
An American doctor, a British nurse and an illiterate Indian farmer join together to transform a Calcutta ghetto when it is threatened by the brutal local "godfather."
There be dragons by Charlie Cox( visu )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 libraries worldwide
When journalist Robert Torres is assigned to write a book about Josemaria Escriva, the controversial founder of Opus Dei, he hopes it will bring him closer to his father, Escriva's childhood friend. As Torres uncovers more about his father's past, he learns dark secrets that will change his world forever
Vatel by Roland Joffé( visu )
60 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 694 libraries worldwide
The Duc de Condé's employee, François Vatel, is in charge of cooking, and preparing shows for the French King Louis XIV when he visits the castle of Chantilly, owned by de Condé. If Vatel can impress the King, de Condé will gain his favors, and the destiny of France will change. While the King is visiting and three days of banquets ensue, Vatel falls in love with the King's mistress
Fat Man and Little Boy by Paul Newman( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 691 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer
Captivity ( visu )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Jennifer is a young, beautiful and famous fashion model and cover girl. Everybody knows her name and her popularity brings her everything she wants in life. But alone after a charity event in Soho, Jennifer finds herself drugged, captured and held in an underground maze of terror. Taken against her will and subject to psychological punishment, Jennifer soon questions her sanity as her watchful tormentor pits her in numerous twisted traps. After struggling to keep her mind, she meets Gary, another prisoner and together they try to escape from the cells and defeat the madman behind the sick games. They find that they are already too late when they are bound, gagged and thrust into a world of more pain
Goodbye lover ( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Mystery combines with backstabbing humor and chic style melds with neo-noir attitude in this glossy plunge into La-La-Land glitz and murder
Nobody's fool ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
You and I ( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in Russian and English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Two girls, Lana and Jane, bond as they persevere to become a part of a glamorous lifestyle. Although they are constantly challenged by the seductive, intoxicating allure of this society, they're suddenly forced to confront the cruel reality that lies beneath its glittery facade. As their bond is tested to its breaking point they will need to rediscover the love that brought them together, or their bond will be shattered forever
City of Joy : the illustrated story of the film by Roland Joffé( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
La Misión ( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Poderosa historia épica acerca de un hombre de espada y de un hombre de manto quienes se unen para escudar a una tribu de indios sudamericanos de la brutal subyugación de los imperios coloniales del siglo 18
Super Mario Bros. : a novel by Todd Strasser( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Based on the Screenplay and Motion Picture
The killing fields - Schreiendes Land ( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Der amerikanische Reporter Sydney Schanberg berichtet für die "New York Times" aus Kambodscha über die Krieg im benachbarten Vietnam. Der einheimische Dolmetscher Dith Pranh ist ihm nicht nur ein unentbehrlicher Helfer, sondern inzwischen auch ein guter Freund geworden. Als sich die Amerikaner 1975 überstürzt zurückziehen und die Roten Khmer die Macht übernehmen, versuchen sie verzweifelt, das Land zu verlassen. Zwar können sie sich aus der Gewalt der Rebellen befreien und in die französische Botschaft flüchten, doch nur Schanberg darf ausreisen. Pran muss zurückbleiben und wird in eins der gefürchteten Reisfeld-KZs verschleppt... Das hervorragend besetzte Flüchtlingsepos, das auf einer wahren Geschichte beruht, gewann insgesamt 3 Oscars, 1 Golden Globe und 8 British Academy Awards. Die Arthaus Premium Edition präsentiert den Film erstmals in Deutschland im richtigen Bildformat, mit Dolby-5.1-Ton und neuem Bonusmaterial!
Los gritos del silencio ( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Historia de Sydney Schanberg, corresponsal del New Times que ganó el Pulitzer, y su relación con Dith Pran, su ayudante, quien se queda en Camboya tras la evacuación de sus ciudadanos por parte de la armada estadounidense
Vatel : ein Festmahl für den König ( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The Mission Mission by Roland Joffé( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
En 1740, l'empire espagnol s'étend jusqu'en Amérique du Sud. Frère Gabriel (Jeremy Irons), un jésuite idéaliste, fonde une communauté pacifiste chez les indiens Guarani. Il sera bientôt rejoint par le mercenaire Mendoza (Robert De Niro), ancien marchand d'esclaves aujourd'hui repenti...Quelques années plus tard, l'Espagne a décidé du sort des missions jésuites : elles doivent disparaître
La déchirure by Roland Joffé( visu )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 19 libraries worldwide
SUMMARY: "Sydney Schanberg is a New York Times journalist convering the civil war in Cambodia. Together with local representative Dith Pran, they cover some of the tragedy and madness of the war. When the Americans forces leave, Dith Pran sends his family with them, but stays behind himself to help Schanberg cover the event. As an American, Schanberg won't have any trouble leaving the country, but the situation is different for Pran; he's a local, and the Khmer Rouge are moving in." IMDB
La lettera scarlatta ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Nel Massachusetts del 1660, Hester Prynne fa innamorare il reverendo Arthur, e quando pensa di essere rimasta vedova gli si concede anche: siccome non vorrà rivelare chi l'ha messa incinta verrà bollata con la A di Adultera sui vestiti e dovrà guardarsi dalla vendetta che il redivivo marito sta architettando. (Mereghetti)
 
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Joffé, Roland
Joffe, Roland 1945-
Languages
English (306)
German (57)
French (42)
Spanish (23)
Italian (15)
Multiple languages (9)
Russian (5)
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