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Reisz, Karel

Overview
Works: 234 works in 1,047 publications in 10 languages and 9,237 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Drama  Psychological fiction  Film adaptations  Novels  History  Short films  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Director, Restager , Producer, Other, Performer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Editor, Film editor, Compiler, fmd
Classifications: PR6056.O85, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Karel Reisz
 
Most widely held works by Karel Reisz
The technique of film editing by Karel Reisz( Book )

180 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisz and Millar introduce readers to every aspect of the editor's craft, providing a concise history of editing and describing editing style as it applies to every genre of moviemaking, including many types of narrative and documentary films
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

123 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman, ostracized by Victorian society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
Sweet dreams by Karel Reisz( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical film on the life of the late country singer Patsy Cline
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Karel Reisz( Visual )

91 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver
Beckett on film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
The French lieutenant's woman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
Beckett on Film : 19 Films x 19 Directors( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beckett on Film is a unique project. For the first time, all 19 of Samuel Beckett's plays have been filmed, bringing together some of the world's most talented directors and actors. Beckett on Film was the brainchild of Michael Colgan, the artistic director of the Gate Theatre, Dublin. All the films in the series are produced by Michael Colgan and Alan Maloney for RTÉ, Channel 4 and the Irish Film Board."--Beckett on Film website
Morgan : a suitable case for treatment by Karel Reisz( Visual )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2019 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy that chronicles one man's descent into a life of absurdist fantasy. Against the background of swinging London in its heyday, the film follows Morgan through his futile attempts at marital reconciliation an on to his triumphant discovery that it really is easier to deal with life while dressed in a gorilla suit
Who'll stop the rain( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggle between smugglers and sadistic thieves to possess two kilograms of heroin
The gambler by Karel Reisz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a compulsive gambler who can't quit or win. He falls into debt to the mob for $40,000 but seems to relish the thrill of gambling against the long shot."--Container
Cinéma vérité : defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Isadora by Karel Reisz( Visual )

29 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isadora Duncan was the most iconic free-style dancer of the twentieth century who courted both admiration and scandal in equal measure. Her unique style of dancing made her the guests of King's, Queen's, nobility and Russian revolutionaries, ultimately making her the 'peoples' dancer'. But her Bohemian lifestyle and unorthodox morality led to a personal life that was marred by misunderstanding, tragedy and ultimately her own untimely death
Free cinema( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This 50th-anniversary compilation of short films about British working class life shows directors expressing personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making
Beckett on film by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On container: "The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."
The French lieutenant's woman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
Everybody wins by Karel Reisz( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Tom O'Toole reluctantly takes a case from a woman claiming that a teen convicted of murder is innocent. As O'Toole digs deeper he finds that she is not all she says she is, along with a town full of corruption
Free cinema( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling, stuffy conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This video is a compilation of three short films about British working class life in which directors express their personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making
Geschichte und Technik der Filmmontage by Karel Reisz( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The technique of film editing
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Alternative Names
Karel Reisz Brits filmregisseur (1926-2002)

Karel Reisz český filmový kritik a režisér

Karel Reisz regista cecoslovacco

Karel Reisz tschechisch-englischer Regisseur

Карел Рајш

Рейсц Карел

Рейш, Карел

קארל רייז סופר בריטי

رايس، كارل، 1926-

كاريل رايس، 1926-

کارل رایز

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라이쯔, 카렐 1926-2002

라이츠, 카렐 1926-2002

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