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Brody, Adrien

Overview
Works: 255 works in 1,031 publications in 9 languages and 29,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Personal narratives  Biography  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Adrien Brody
Publications by Adrien Brody
Most widely held works about Adrien Brody
 
Most widely held works by Adrien Brody
The pianist by Roman Polanski( visu )
75 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,463 libraries worldwide
Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( visu )
75 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,127 libraries worldwide
Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to a remote island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
Midnight in Paris by Woody Allen( visu )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,470 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better
The thin red line by Terrence Malick( visu )
60 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,422 libraries worldwide
In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and them men just face the terror and chaos of war
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
In a quiet, isolated village in olde Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays intact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
The Darjeeling Limited by Wes Anderson( visu )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,686 libraries worldwide
Having not spoken to each other in a year, three American brothers set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other. The brothers wanted to regain their friendship of each other. Their "spiritual quest," however, veers rapidly off-course -- thanks in part to over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray. Eventually the three find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. From this point forward, an unplanned journey begins
Hollywoodland by Allen Coulter( visu )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
On June 16, 1959, police detectives arrive at a Benedict Canyon home to find Superman dead, felled by a single gunshot to the head. LAPD calls it suicide, but Reeves' grieving mother, Helen Bessolo, isn't so sure. She hires private detective Louis Simo to validate her suspicions, centered on George's fiancě, aspiring starlet Leonore Lemmon. Simo turns up suspects 2 and 3: Toni Mannix, aging trophy wife to MGM honcho Eddie Mannix, a tough little man with long-standing mob ties. George had been Toni's consort for years, and their breakup seriously wounded her. George Reeves wanted Clark Gable's career and instead got television stardom, becoming the idol of millions of children. Was he murdered, or just a victim of the sensitivities and insecurities of an actor who was never talented enough to be taken seriously?
Cadillac Records by Darnell Martin( visu )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
Chess Records was located on the south side of Chicago. In 1947, it began recording blues music with Muddy Waters and Little Walter. This eventually gave birth to rock and roll in 1955 with Chuck Berry. Record producer Leonard Chess has an ear for this different type of music and believes he can cash in by signing up new talent such as songwriter Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, and Etta James. Chess makes all of his artists part of his family and takes care of them. This is not easy since they spend a small fortune on booze, drugs, and the high life. When Chuck Berry goes to jail, Leonard is able to find another talented performer, Etta James, to take his place. In the late sixties, as their music goes out of favor, Leonard Chess gets out of the record business
Predators by Nimród Antal( visu )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
Royce is a mercenary who reluctantly leads a group of elite warriors mysteriously brought together on a jungle planet. But when these cold-blooded human 'predators' find themselves in all-out war against a new breed of alien Predators, it's the ultimate showdown between hunter and prey
The brothers Bloom by Rian Johnson( visu )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 libraries worldwide
Stephen and Bloom are brothers who have been con artists since they were kids. Stephen is the mastermind, while Bloom is the main character of Stephen's stories. As adults, they travel the world and never enlist the same people twice in their cons, except for their consistent sidekick, the mysterious and primarily silent Bang Bang, a Japanese woman who just appeared in their lives one day and happens to have a penchant for blowing things up. As Bloom hits his mid-thirties, he wants to quit the business. Stephen talks him into one last con. The mark is the eccentric, lonely but beautiful New Jersey heiress, Penelope Stamp. As the brothers go through their final con on Penelope, three main problems may occur to thwart the plan. First, the brothers' former mentor and now arch enemy, Diamond Dog, may exact his long awaited revenge; second, Penelope may end up being more unpredictable than all their former marks; and third, Bloom, who has let love slip by in his life, may fall for Penelope. But through the process, no one ever really knows who is conning who
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( visu )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Two young scientists become superstars by splicing different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures. Ignoring legal and ethical boundaries, the scientists, who are romantically involved, introduce human DNA into their experiment and risk the dawn of a terrifying new era
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( visu )
51 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Maya is an illegal alien who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer
The jacket by John Maybury( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 677 libraries worldwide
A Gulf War veteran has returned home with amnesia only to be convicted of a murder he didn't commit. While in an institution for the criminally insane he is put on a heavy course of experimental drugs and restrained in a jacket-like device and locked away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. The process mysteriously transports him to the future where he hopes to make changes that can alter the course of history
Home at last ( visu )
16 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
Based on real Orphan Trains which resettled children in the Midwest at the turn of the century. Billy, a streetwise kid from New York, is sent to Nebraska and is taken in by a Swedish farm family
Liberty Heights by Barry Levinson( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 580 libraries worldwide
The town is Baltimore and the year is 1954, a season of dramatic social flux that Levinson explores through the eyes of a Jewish family
The affair of the necklace ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace
Detachment ( visu )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Henry Barthes is an educator with a talent to connect with his students. Yet as a substitute teacher he hides his gift to avoid emotional connections. When an assignment places him at a school with a burned-out administration and an apathetic student body, he becomes a role model as a teacher. His emotional bond with the students and teachers help him see he is not alone in a life and death struggle to find beauty in a seemingly vicious and loveless world
The experiment by Paul T Scheuring( visu )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Twenty-four men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a scientific research project to test the psychological effects of prison life. However, something goes horribly wrong and the experiment ultimately spirals out of control
The singing detective ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
A bedridden novelist drifts in and out of consciousness, alternating between a noir-ish fantasy world, his anguished present, and his traumatic childhood
Summer of Sam by Spike Lee( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1977 in New York City, a man called the 'Son of Sam' commits numerous murders. As friends in a small Italian neighborhood become obsessed with the idea that the 'Son of Sam' is someone nearby, the madman's plague of terror becomes the catalyst that prompts relationships to fall apart and trust to disintegrate into fear and misapprehension
 
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Languages
English (408)
French (46)
German (36)
Spanish (31)
Multiple languages (10)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Italian (2)
Russian (1)
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