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Kasander, Kees

Works: 56 works in 328 publications in 9 languages and 4,453 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Erotic films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical films  Biography  Instructional films  Documentary films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Actor, fmp, Correspondent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Kees Kasander
Publications by Kees Kasander
Most widely held works by Kees Kasander
Fish tank by Andrea Arnold( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and German and held by 570 libraries worldwide
15-year old Mia is a foul-mouthed, belligerent teen living on an Essex estate [public housing] with her mother Joanne and precocious little sister Tyler. She has been excluded from school and is awaiting admission to a referrals unit, spending her days aimlessly. Her only escape--besides smoking, drinking an occasional swiped bottle of booze, and fist fighting with the neighbor girls--is hip-hop dancing, which she practices in an abandoned apartment and hopes to someday turn into a living. Then Joanne brings home handsome, extroverted new boyfriend Connor, and he and Mia strike up a tentative friendship. He even encourages her one interest, dancing. What could go wrong?
Dante, the Inferno by Dante Alighieri( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
Peter Greenaway's collaboration with the artist Tom Phillips transforms one of the greatest and best known works of art, Dante's 600 year old Inferno, into a post-modern television piece. Utilizing radical new visual techniques, Greenaway and Phillips illustrate and illuminate Dante's text with dazzling imagery and a soundtrack that comments, counterpoints and clarifies. There are visual footnotes delivered by relevant authorities, and these often perform the function of narration as well as explanation. The result is a multilayered video journey through Dante's vision of the underworld, or hell
The pillow book by Peter Greenaway( visu )
34 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 534 libraries worldwide
As a young girl, Nagiko became her father's canvas each year on her birthday, as he'd paint on her face and neck the creation myth in elaborate, elegant calligraphy. As a young woman, she finds pleasure in continuing the practice with a succession of lovers, particularly a bisexual translator who becomes a pawn in an escalating game of revenge on the publisher who once exploited her beloved father's work
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( visu )
44 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Set in an indefinite future, this is an outrageous and satirical film about love, sex, food, power, murder and revenge
Nightwatching by Peter Greenaway( visu )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 464 libraries worldwide
In the year 1642, Rembrandt reluctantly agrees to paint the Amsterdam Musketeer Militia in a group portrait that will later come to be known as the Nightwatch and stumbles upon a treacherous murder plot
Crusade a march through time ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A young boy loses a big soccer match and decides to go back in time to try and win the game. Instead of going back 12 hours, he goes back to the year 1212. Now he must try and get home, with the help of the Children's Crusade
Z00 a zed & two noughts by Peter Greenaway( visu )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Darkly comic story of twin zoologists who become obsessed with the search for life's meaning. When their wives are killed in a freak car accident, the brothers start an affair with the car's driver, Alba, who lost a leg in the accident. Throughout this affair, the two become fixated on the process of decay and begin and intense study on decomposition using animals form the zoo that leads to the ultimate experiment
Over your cities grass will grow by Sophie Fiennes( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in French and English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"In 1993, artist Anselm Kiefer left Buchen, Germany for La Ribaute, a derelict silk factory near Barjac, a town in the south of France. Like a strange, sprawling village, La Ribaute extends over 35 hectares and is composed of old industrial buildings and working studios. From 2000, Kiefer began constructing a series of elaborate installations and paintings, creating pavilions to house them, while also digging a network of tunnels underneath the pavilions. Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow takes you into Kiefer's artistic estate to discover these sights and more - including an underground pool at the cul-de-sac of a tubular iron tunnel embedded within a crypt, a 20-meter tiered concrete amphitheater, and an open landscape of concrete towers assembled like so many card houses. Traversing this landscape, director Sophie Fiennes' critically acclaimed film immerses the audience in the total world and creative process of one of today's most significant and inventive artists."--Container
8 1/2 women by Peter Greenaway( visu )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 176 libraries worldwide
After seeing Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, a father and son are inspired to turn their Swiss mansion into a chateau of sexual pleasure. But soon their wild sexual fantasies begin to unravel, and the two men discover that when fantasy becomes reality, the balance of power can shift
Drowning by numbers by Peter Greenaway( visu )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Three generations of women, all with the same name, rid themselves of their unwanted husbands one by one and each in the same way: they drown them. The local coroner agrees to declare each of the deaths accidental in return for sexual favors. But when things don't go exactly as planned, he devises a final game that could result in the undoing of them all
The baby of Mâcon by Peter Greenaway( visu )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Greenaway presents a spectacle of vanity, greed and lust. He looks at the child martyrs of the seventeenth century and exposes a society where family, church and state are equally villainous
Élégie de la traversée by Aleksandr Sokurov( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in Russian and held by 44 libraries worldwide
In Élégie de la traversée, Sokurov crosses vast terrain, sails the high seas, and stumbles through congested cities to arrive at the doors of the empty Boijmans Museum in Rotterdam. Only then does he discover that the goal of his voyage was to bask in the power of St. Mary's Square, a beautiful landscape by Peter Saenredam. In Rober, schastlivai︠a︡ zhiznʹ, the director meditates on the work of French romantic artist Hubert Robert, whose paintings of lost ruins evoke the same nostalgia and lyricism of Sokurov's own moody films
Ken Park by Larry Clark( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 42 libraries worldwide
"Quatre jeunes Californiens de Visalia, après le suicide de Ken Park, sont diversement maltraités par leurs familles : Claude subit les agressions constantes de son père bodybuilder qui l'accuse d'être homosexuel, lui dit sa honte d'être son père et le persécute (il tentera finalement d'abuser de lui). Tate, adolescent dérangé, est encore perçu et traité comme un enfant par sa grand-mère qui, selon lui, viole sans cesse son intimité et son grand-père qu'il accuse de tricher au scrabble; Tate déteste ses grands-parents pour des raisons pourtant anodines et ira jusqu'à les tuer dans leur sommeil, poussé semble-t-il par une pulsion sexuelle. Shawn entretient une relation sexuelle avec Rhonda, une éphébophile qui est mariée et qui est la mère de sa petite amie Hannah. Il est amoureux d'elle et souffre de cette situation. Peaches vit sous la morale pathologiquement puritaine d'un père veuf qui, de douleur, tombe progressivement dans la folie. Il devient fou de rage lorsqu'il surprend sa fille en train de faire une fellation à un ami attaché au lit et frappe violemment le garçon qui ne peut se défendre, par la suite il exige de Peaches qu'elle reprenne, au cours de cérémonials macabres, le rôle de l'absente en portant la robe de mariée de sa mère."--Site, visionné le 13 mars 2015
Royal deceit ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material of passion and betrayl among royalty. A young prince, after discovering that his father has been murdered, vows to avenge the death and regain the crown. Plotting his revenge ... he cleverly bides his time ... waiting and watching - and hoping - for the precise moment to execute the deadly plan!
The Final chorale by Igor Stravinsky( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
This program, featuring Stravinsky's colleague and intimate friend Robert Craft, scrutinizes the composition, instrumentation, and historic background of Stravinsky's Symphonies d'Instruments à Vent. Archival footage of Stravinsky, along with a performance by the Netherlands Wind Ensemble, conducted by Reinbert de Leeuw and enhanced by the musicians' preparations and rehearsals
Rapado by Martín Rejtman( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Doli vuelve a casa: Hernán leaves his home in search of Doli. In the end she agrees to return with him
Prince of Denmark ( visu )
in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The original tale on which Shakespeare based Hamlet, set in 6th century Denmark, is a story of corruption, intrigue and passion. A young Danish prince, after discovering that his father has been murdered, vows to avenge the death and regain the crown
Death in the Seine by Peter Greenaway( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"From April, 1795 to September, 1801, three hundred and six bodies were taken from the River Seine in Paris where they were cared for by two mortuary attendants who methodically noted down the particulars of each corpse: its sex, age, hair color, bodily wounds and scars, clothing, if any, and the contents of their pockets. With information later provided by witnesses, it became possible to speculate upon the lives and manner of death of the decedents--a subject all the more intriguing since all of those taken from the Seine had witnessed the French Revolution. Peter Greenaway has used these images to construct a stark and visually shocking film."--Container
Christie Malry's own double entry ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Working-class bank clerk Christie Malry transforms his drab life with the accounting principle that every debit must be balanced with a credit. Malry avenges the imagined and real slights against him
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English (196)
Japanese (10)
German (8)
Spanish (7)
French (6)
Italian (6)
Russian (2)
Chinese (1)
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