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Schlesinger, John 1926-2003

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Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

131 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services, but spends a hard winter helping a con man
Marathon Man by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

83 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

62 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman who's given to sudden fits of violence
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives. Fancying herself a writer, Flora encounters perfect material for her novel in the humorously odd collection of rural characters. In her own inimitable way Flora insists on creating order out of their chaos, and in the process, she fills their lives with light and laughter
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

43 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee, who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

38 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned young man and his drug dealing friend, under the code names "Falcon" and 'Snowman" commit a brazen act of espionage, by selling some of America's most sensitive secrets to the KGB
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

68 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Fisher, whose constant daydreams and truth-deficient stories earn him the nickname of "Billy Liar," dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( Visual )

41 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive young set designer seeks work in Tinseltown and falls in love with a wannabe actress who lives with her alcholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer
Darling by John Schlesinger( Visual )

51 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs-- first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness
Les contes d'Hoffmann (The tales of Hoffmann) by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director John Schlesinger produced this presentation of Offenbach's opera
Eye for an eye by John Schlesinger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen McCann's orderly life is shattered when a stranger breaks into her home and murders her 17-year-old daughter. But shock and grief turn into rage and disbelief when the killer is released on a legal technicality. When he commits another murder--and is set free once again-- Karen is determined to make him pay for his crimes. Alienating her husband and her friends, Karen quietly and methodically devises a deadly plan for retribution
Pacific Heights( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and German and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller waarin een jong stel appartementen verhuurt in een schitterend huis dat ze met veel zorg hebben opgeknapt. De nieuwe huurder blijkt niet de keurige man te zijn, die ze dachten. Hij oefent een ware terreur uit
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavian loves the much older and married Marschallin. When the Marschallin's cousin, Baron Ochs, needs a go-between to send a gift to his young fiancee, he asks Octavian and the results prove to be life changing for all
The next best thing by John Schlesinger( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her gay male friend have a child, but their unconventional family is put to the test when she meets her dream man
Yanks by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and German and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winner Vanessa Redgrave (Julia) and Richard Gere (Arbitrage) light up the screen in this captivating drama that follows American GIs in Britain during the second World War. From 1942 until D-Day, millions of U.S. soldiers landed in the United Kingdom on their way to combat on the European front. Though resented by many war-weary locals, these far-from-home "Yanks" found company, friendship and sometimes even love with lonely English women. Based on the screenplay by Colin Welland and Walter Bernstein, Directed by Oscar-winner John Schlesinger (Midnight Cowboy) and co-starring William Devane (TV's Revenge), this timeless film is beloved by audiences and praised by critics who call it "extraordinary" (The Wall Street Journal)
Madame Sousatzka by John Schlesinger( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a run-down London boarding house, an eccentric and endearing piano instructor teaches gifted students both how to play and how to live. She also has lessons to learn herself
The believers by John Schlesinger( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widower and his son move to New York City and become involved with a cultish religion which believes in the sacrifice of children
The innocent by John Schlesinger( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dangerous espionage mission turns deadly when an aggressive CIA agent discovers that his young partner has become involved with a mysterious seductress
Un ballo in maschera Ein Maskenball : Oper in drei Akten by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Italian and German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, loyalty and political conspiracy are the three pillars of this drama
A kind of loving by Stan Barstow( Visual )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Vic and Ingrid marry when she becomes pregnant. They both find out their mistake as they painfully try to adjust to each other, and they try to find 'a kind of loving'
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Alternative Names
Con Şlezinger

John Schlesinger anglický režisér a herec

John Schlesinger britischer Regisseur

John Schlesinger Brits filmregisseur

John Schlesinger director de cine británico

John Schlesinger réalisateur britannique

John Schlesinger regista britannico

John Schlesinger reżyser brytyjski

Schlesinger, John Richard

Schlesinger, John Richard 1926-2003

Τζον Σλέσιντζερ

Джон Шлезинджър

Джон Шлезінгер

Шлезингер, Джон

Џон Шлезингер

ג'ון שלזינגר

جان شلزینجر کارگردان بریتانیایی

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슐레진저, 존 1926-

존 슐레진저



Cold Comfort FarmThe falcon and the snowmanBilly LiarThe day of the locustDarlingLes contes d'Hoffmann (The tales of Hoffmann)The next best thingThe believers