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Cassavetes, John 1929-1989

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Most widely held works by John Cassavetes
Rosemary's Baby by Roman Polanski( Visual )

93 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After unwittingly becoming friendly with a coven of witches and warlocks, a young wife is impregnated by the Devil
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tough criminals will be offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany. Based on E.M. Nathanson's book
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( Visual )

80 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

48 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Shadows by John Cassavetes( Visual )

83 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an interracial romance and the obstacles it puts on family relationships. When appearing on Jean Shepherd's radio program Night People, Cassavetes mentioned the improvisation work he had done with his acting class, and asked for funding to film it. When listeners actually sent in money, he worked up a script based on the classwork, and with additional funding filmed his story of three siblings, two of whom can pass as white
Faces by John Cassavetes( Visual )

75 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
The killing of a Chinese bookie by John Cassavetes( Visual )

68 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film noir about a gentleman's club owner finds himself on the bad side of a small time gangster, and then must save his beloved club and way of life
Tempest by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
Opening night by John Cassavetes( Visual )

72 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Columbo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbo, a disheveled, cigar-chomping, trench coat-wearing police lieutenant, who appears to be an incompetent bumbler. Despite his appearance, Columbo is the shrewdest, most resourceful detective in the LAPD
Husbands( Visual )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Archie and Gus are three middle-aged husbands, with wives, children and houses in the New York suburbs. They go on a wild spree after a close friend dies of a heart attack. Ending up in London, the three must confront their own mortality and decide how to spend the rest of their lives
Love streams by John Cassavetes( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart
Gloria by John Cassavetes( Visual )

45 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria, a tough ex-gun moll, reluctantly protects a Puerto Rican boy, Phil, whose parents have been killed by the mob. Fleeing with Phil through the streets of New York City, Gloria tires of running from the mob and confronts them
A constant forge a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and work of John Cassavetes assembled from candid interviews, rare photos, archival footage, and the director himself. The narration is created from Cassavettes' own words. The actors discuss their own performances and those of their colleagues, give insights into Cassavetes's theater work, and into his handling of music in his films
Whose life is it anyway? by John Badham( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gifted sculptor Ken Harrison is involved in a car accident, and is paralyzed from his neck down. All he can do is talk, and he wants to die. In the hospital he makes friends with the staff, and they support him when he goes to trial to be allowed to die
John Cassavetes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
The fury by Brian De Palma( Visual )

30 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riveting story of a father's effort to rescue his son from the government agency which is using him in their secret mind-control experiments. During his search, he encounters a young girl whose frightening psychic powers help precipitate the final confrontation between pursued and pursuers
Mikey and Nicky by Elaine May( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicky has embezzled a fortune from his Mafia bosses and is on the run. Nicky's only friend, Mikey tries to help him escape; or will he lead him into a trap?
She's so lovely by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen and first husband Eddie lived through some very wild times, until an unforeseen crisis finally drove them apart. So when he walks back into her life after ten years, Maureen must choose between her love for husband number two and the electricity she shares with Eddie!
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Rosemary's Baby
Alternative Names
Cassavetes, John

Cassavetes, John 1929-

Cassavetes, John Nicholas

Cassavetes, John Nicholas 1929-1989

Colasanto, Nick 1929-1989

John Cassavetes acteur, scénariste et réalisateur américain

John Cassavetes Amerikaans filmacteur

John Cassavetes amerykański reżyser filmowy, aktor

John Cassavetes attore e regista statunitense

John Cassavetes cineasta

John Cassavetes US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur

Τζον Κασσαβέτης

Джон Касавитис

Джон Кассаветис

Джон Кассаветіс

Џон Касаветес

Џон Касаветис

ג'ון קסאווטס

جان کاساوتیس تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون كاسافيتز

존 카사베티스

카사베츠, 존 1929-1989



The dirty dozenA woman under the influenceKillersFacesTempestHusbandsJohn CassavetesThe fury