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Elmes, Frederick

Works: 117 works in 376 publications in 7 languages and 11,297 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Humor  Domestic fiction  Fiction  Anecdotes  Superhero films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Frederick Elmes
Publications by Frederick Elmes
Most widely held works by Frederick Elmes
Hulk by Ang Lee( visu )
32 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
David Banner is involved in a freak lab accident exposing him to gamma radiation. As a result, whenever the mild-mannered man becomes angry, he transforms into a huge, rampaging creature that destroys everything in his path
The namesake by Fox Searchlight Pictures( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,668 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
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 793 libraries worldwide
A collection of eleven stories that range from Bill Murray's hilarious delivery of java and advice to Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and GZA to an interchange steeped in jealousy between a successful actress and her bitter cousin
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Trapped ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
A couple find their world has been turned upside down when they're taken hostage and held in different cities while their young daughter, who has severe asthma, is kidnapped by the same band of ruthless criminals and held for a large ransom. It seems that the criminals have a foolproof plan. Unable to contact the police, the criminals demand a massive ransom, but if the payment is not arranged in 24 hours, the girl will be killed
Eraserhead by David Lynch( visu )
29 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Henry, alienated and sexually retarded, living in a weird decaying industrial city, fathers a monster of a child in this unclassifiable film of mood and texture rather than linear narrative. Black comedy is mixed with horror and science fiction conventions in a nightmarish fantasy
Wild at heart by David Lynch( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and German and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Lovers Lula (Laura Dern) and Sailor (Cage) are seperated after he is jailed for killing - in self-defence - a man who attacked him with a knife who was a hired by her mother, Marietta Fortune (Diane Ladd)
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 409 libraries worldwide
In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave
Valley girl ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a 15-year-old San Fernando Valley girl (Foreman) and her unlikely love affair with a leather clad guy from Hollywood (Cage)
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( visu )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A story that makes light of the dark side of human behavior. Discover the truth about sex, lies and race relations in suburban America. Includes a mixture of an emotionally needy college student, a slacker named Scooby and a very dysfunctional family man
Blue velvet by David Lynch( visu )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Clean-cut Jeffrey Beaumont realizes his Mayberry-like hometown is not so normal when he discovers a human ear in a field. His investigation catapults him into an alluring, erotic murder mystery involving a disturbed nightclub singer and a drug-addicted sadist. Soon Jeffrey is led deeper into their depraved existence, to the point of no return. Bonus features included
Permanent record ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
David is a popular high school student who seems to have it all-- right up to the very moment he kills himself. He leaves behind a devasted family, stunned friends, and a lot of unanswered questions. Chris is David's best friend and band mate, who seeks answers to those questions as he struggles to come to terms with what happened, without being able to understand why. Chris finds himself overwhelmed and angered by David's sudden, terrible act
A late quartet by Philip Seymour Hoffman( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Het succesvolle strijkkwartet The Fugue staat vlak voor het 25-jarig jubileum wanneer bij de oprichter de ziekte van Parkinson wordt geconstateerd. Zijn vertrek betekent het einde van de bestaande verhoudingen en het begin van veel onderlinge spanningen
Heaven by Diane Keaton( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"Created and directed by the multi-talented Diane Keaton, Heaven takes a wonderfully lighthearted look at the Great Beyond. Keaton intersperses outrageous interviews with extraordinary film footage from such European and American film classics as Metropolis, Green pastures and Stairway to heaven."--Container
The empty mirror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A drama that explores the psychology of Adolf Hitler
Conspiracy the trial of the Chicago 8 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the trial of the Chicago Eight, a group of political activists who were charged with conspiracy to incite the riot at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois
The empty mirror ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A drama that explores the psychology of Adolf Hitler
Der Eissturm ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in German and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Thanksgiving 1973. The climate is changing, both politically and physically. As the Watergate scandal unfolds in the background, the inhabitants of a small Connecticut town begin to slip into an existentialist void. Social taboos are shattered on whims and the line between adult authority and juvenile irresponsibility is practically nonexistant. Focuses on the Hood and Carver families. Chronicles a brief period of rapid moral deterioration. Their actions - including adultery, sexual experimentation, drug use and petty crimes - become increasingly unpredictable and impulsive. Once the 'ice storm' hits, though, reality sinks in, and the severity of their situation becomes all to apparent
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Alternative Names
Elmes, Fred
Elmes, Fred 1946-
Elmes, Fredrick
Elmes, Fredrick 1946-
English (174)
German (32)
Spanish (7)
French (3)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Finnish (1)
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