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Schlesinger, John 1926-2003

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Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

113 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,781 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 John Schlesinger( Visual )

70 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,219 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
Far from the madding crowd by John Schlesinger( Visual )

54 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,210 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 )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,114 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 )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between loves of different sexes, a Jewish doctor and a lady executive
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Billy Liar by John Schlesinger( Visual )

58 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 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
Darling by Christine Carrière( Visual )

45 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working as model, Diana leaves her husband for a sexy TV commentator until she grows restless and falls in love with a jetsetter. After these disastrous affairs and finally at the height of Europe's glamorous society as the wife of an Italian nobleman, she realizes the awful price she has paid for success. Includes theatrical trailer and a commentary by director, John Schlesinger
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( Visual )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 592 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 alcoholic father, a former vaudevillian entertainer
Eye for an eye by John Schlesinger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and German and held by 535 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
Les contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in French and English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director John Schlesinger produced this presentation of Offenbach's opera
Pacific Heights( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological thriller about two homeowners battling a pathological tenant. Protected by complex eviction laws, this sadistic schemer soon has the couple fighting to save their home and then their lives
Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 485 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( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 421 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 )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From early 1942 until D-Day, several million Americans landed in Britain on their way to the European front. To the war weary British, many of these troops were "overpaid, oversexed and over here." Despite this resentment, many memorable friendships developed between lonly American soldiers and the English women in villages
Madame Sousatzka by John Schlesinger( Visual )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 202 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 )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 180 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( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 121 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
The Alan Bennett collection by Alan Bennett( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven episodes of the television miniseries
Un ballo in maschera = Ein Maskenball : Oper in drei Akten by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion, loyalty and political conspiracy are the three pillars of this drama
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Far from the madding crowd
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

ჯონ შლეზინგერი

슐레진저, 존 1926-

존 슐레진저



Cold Comfort FarmThe falcon and the snowmanBilly LiarDarlingThe day of the locustLes contes d'Hoffmann = The tales of HoffmannThe next best thingThe believers