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Robinson, Bruce 1946-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 482 publications in 10 languages and 8,523 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Comedy films  History  War films  Historical films  Biographical films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Scribe, Performer, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Costume designer, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bruce Robinson
The rum diary by Johnny Depp( visu )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Tired of the noise and madness of New York, journalist Paul Kemp moves to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Kemp becomes obsessed with the fiancee of Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals. When he is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, Kemp is presented with the choice to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit, or use them to take him down
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( visu )
49 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( visu )
67 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( visu )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in French and English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
The peculiar memories of Thomas Penman by Bruce Robinson( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 716 libraries worldwide
The portrait of a teenage lout in 1950s Britain. He is Thomas Penn, 14, who goes in for scatology, tortures animals and spies on his family. But he writes poetry and there is at least one girl who loves him. By the screenwriter of the film, The Killing Fields
The obvious elephant by Bruce Robinson( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 520 libraries worldwide
When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is
Fat Man and Little Boy by Paul Newman( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 510 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
Withnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Book )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( visu )
26 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
A burned-out young advertising executive experiences crisis when a mysterious giant pimple on his neck starts making career decisions for him
Jennifer eight by Bruce Robinson( visu )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Homicide investigator John Berlin believes he has made a breakthrough in a serial killing case when he discovers a witness: a blind woman named Helena
Nobody's fool ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 155 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
Harold and the duck by Bruce Robinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
2 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers from warring houses fall in love; tragedy ensues
Still crazy ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Follow the hilarious exploits of '70s rock phenomenon Strange Fruit as they reunite 20 years after a nasty break-up and attempt to recapture their fame
Return to paradise by Vince. Heche, Anne. Phoenix, Joaquin Vaughn( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison (Vince Vaughn) and will be executed in five days if a woman (Anne Heche) cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison
The music lovers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Not exactly a fact-based story of the Tchaikovskys' marriage, this is a lavishly produced picture with music played by the London Symphony Orchestra
The killing fields by Bruce Robinson( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The rum diary : the long lost novel by Hunter S Thompson( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The irreverent writer's long lost novel, written before his nonfiction became popular, chronicles a journalist's enthusiastic, drunken foray through 1950s San Juan
L'Histoire d'Adèle H. by François Truffaut( visu )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Adele Hugo's obsessive love affair which led her to run away from home to follow her womanizing lover across an ocean to Halifax, Nova Scotia
Los gritos del silencio by Roland Joffé( visu )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 23 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
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce Robinson britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur
Bruce Robinson cinéaste, scénariste et acteur
Bruce Robinson regista e sceneggiatore inglese
Робинсон, Брюс
بروس رابینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی
ブルース・ロビンソン
Languages
English (274)
French (38)
German (14)
Spanish (11)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Dutch (3)
Danish (2)
Chinese (1)
Catalan (1)
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