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Morrow, Barry

Works: 43 works in 244 publications in 9 languages and 4,053 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  High interest-low vocabulary books  Audio adaptations  Motion picture plays  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Instrumentalist, Conceptor, Adapter, Originator, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Barry Morrow
Publications by Barry Morrow
Most widely held works about Barry Morrow
Most widely held works by Barry Morrow
Rain man by Barry Levinson( visu )
114 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,151 libraries worldwide
A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
Rain man : a novel by Leonore Fleischer( Book )
51 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Charle Babbitt: a tough (or so he thinks), hustling and bitterly proud. When his father dies, he imagines that he is in line to inherit a fortune. But his father has other ideas. Raymond Babbit: the brother Charlie never knew, eighteen years his senior, institutionalized, trapped in the prison of his mind and haunted by shadows from his childhood, He is the one who's left the three million dollar inheritance. When Charlie kidnaps Raymond in an attempt to get the money, little does he realize that he has launched them both on an odyssey across America
Remember Sunday ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
"A lonely, down-on-her-luck waitress meets a handsome, quirky jewelry store clerk and thinks that maybe, finally, she's met a 'good guy.' The more Molly ... gets to know Gus ..., the more she's intrigued by him. ... Unbeknownst to Molly, this 'good guy' was a brilliant astrophysicist who suffered an aneurism and has lost all of his short-term memory. Every day is a brand new day--literally--for Gus. He must navigate the world anew--and that includes his relationship with her. As Molly's love for Gus continues to grow, he discovers that he can indeed fall in love with the same woman every day. But can she see a future with a man who cannot recall their past?"--Container
Bill ( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and French and held by 123 libraries worldwide
These two heartwarming movies tell the story of Bill, an innocent, generous, mentally handicapped man, as he learns the ways of New York City and becomes independent
Race the sun ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A high school teacher inspires her misfit students to believe in themselves by getting them to build a solar car and enter it in an international competition
Bill for short by Barry Morrow( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Bill is a mentally retarded man who is determined to hold a job and support himself in New York City. Yet some indifferent social workers don't have much confidence in him and expect him to fail which means he will return to a dreaded institution
Rain man by Ronald Bass( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and German and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Bill on his own by Anthony Page( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Story of Bill Sackter, a middle aged mentally handicapped man, who had been in a state institution for 44 years, and tries to make it on his own in a very difficult and often uncaring world
Rain man = El hombre de la lluvia ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Charlie Babbit es un joven emprendedor. Repentinamente, recibe la noticia del fallecimiento de su padre. Charlie espera llevarse la fortuna en herencia, pero su padre se lo ha dejado todo a un desconocido hermano mayor autista, Raymond
El Hombre de la lluvia ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Selecció de pel·lícules per la seva temàtica
Rain man (1988) by Barry Levinson( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Young hustler Charlie Babbitt takes his newly discovered autistic brother, Raymond on a cross-country trip, in an attempt to gain his confidence and cheat him of his million dollar inheritance
The real rain man ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This programme is about Kim Peek, the most famous autistic savant upon whom the film Rain Man was based. When he was born in 1951, Kim's parents were told he was so severely mentally retarded that he should be institutionalised. But his parents refused to allow this and since the death of Kim's mother he has been more or less sorely cared for by his father Fran. We hear from Barry Morrow, creator of Rain Man, and about how the film entirely changed Kim's life, turning him from an introverted man into an increasingly well-known public figure. Fran is nearing his 80th birthday so he and Kim journey to meet some of the most emminent neurologists in a bid to finally work out what's happening in Kim's brain. Detailed brain scans show that Kim has no corpus callosum, meaning he cannot conceptualise and doesn't understand things like metaphor, so that while his memory and ability to retain factual information is brilliant, his social skills are learned by rote rather than felt and understood by him
Conspiracy of love Conspiración de amor ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Granpa Joe apenado porque su hijo ha abandonado a su esposa e hija, se acerca a su nieta. La nuera, celosa de esta relación, intenta impedir judicialmente que ambos se vean
Midnight cowboy. Rain man. Runaway train ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Yu ren = Rain man by Li wen sen( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Nian qing qi sheng ,zi wo yi shi gao de nan zhu jue fan xiang can jia shi lian shen jiu de fu qin zang li.mei xiang dao, yi zhu shang de cai chan ju ran bu shi fen gei ta,er shi liu gei ta gen ben bu ren shi de zi bi zheng qin sheng ge ge!yuan lai ta ge ge hen zao jiu song dao an yang yuan qu ju zhu le.nan zhu jue yu shi deng men bai fang zhe wei cong wei zai ji yi zhong chu xian de shou zu,xiang yao zheng qu zi ji gai de dao de yi chan bu fen
Thelma & Louise. Rain man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Cuando los hemanos se encuentran ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he considers is his 3 million dollar inheritance, he is in for an even bigger surprise-a brother he never knew he had!
Rain man by Leonore Fleischer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Charlie Babbit thinks he will get a lot of money when his father dies but the money goes to someone he does not know, the brother Charlie never knew, who lives in a special hospital
Cuando los hermanos se encuentran Rain man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"En este papel que le valió el Oscar, Dustin Hoffman al lado del rompecorazones de Hollywood Tom Cruise, nos ofrece una divertida y conmovedora historia de amor fraternal. El insensible Charlie Babbitt, espera recibir una enorme herencia tras la muerte de su alejado padre. Pero Raymond, su hermano mayor recluido en una institución, y a quién prácticamente no conoce, es el único heredero. Raymond "es un sabio autista" con algunas habilidades mentales limitadas, pero con otras destrezas geniales. Cuando Charlie secuestra a Raymond, el recorrido a lo largo del país que lo llevará hasta Los Ángeles, les enseña añgunas lecciones para toda la vida. Así, mientras superan su mutua desconfianza, un fuerte lazo se forma al compartir recuerdos del pasado, problemas del presente y deslumbrante futuro juntos."-- Envase
A Conspiracy of love ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A moving tale of a family at war with itself and the monumental labors of love necessary to bring it back together
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English (152)
French (22)
German (20)
Spanish (16)
Italian (4)
Polish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Hungarian (1)
Czech (1)
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