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Greenaway, Peter

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The draughtsman's contract by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Neville, a young draughtsman, is persuaded to accept a very strange commission: 12 drawings of a country estate in exchange for money and sexual favours. This simple arrangement soon spirals out of control and Mr. Neville finds himself as the prime suspect in a bizarre murder mystery. DVD
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
The pillow book by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La fille d'un calligraphe célèbre, qui autrefois lui avait souhaité son anniversaire en lui calligraphiant ses voeux sur le visage, reprend le flambeau et écrit des poèmes sur le corps de son amant, Jérôme. Devenu jaloux, Jérôme met en scène un faux suicide qui aboutit à sa mort. La jeune femme pleure la mort de son amant et écrit un poème érotique sur son corps avant de l'enterrer. L'éditeur exhume le corps de Jérôme et fait de sa peau un précieux livre de chevet
Prospero's books by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1191 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from The Tempest by Shakespeare, Prospero's Books envisions a magical realm of exquisite beauty, where the innocence of love and dreams of revenge collide to create a tempest
Nightwatching ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 1642, Rembrandt reluctantly agrees to paint the Amsterdam Musketeer Militia in a group portrait that will later come to be known as the Nightwatch and stumbles upon a treacherous murder plot
Dante, the Inferno by Dante Alighieri ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radical, new visual techniques are used to bring the first eight cantos of Dante's Inferno to the screen. The film illustrates and complements Dante's text, re-creating a 600 year-old work as a late twentieth century post-modern masterpiece. Eminent scholars in visual sidebars interpret Dante's metaphors and symbolism
The belly of an architect by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stourley Kracklite, a burly middle-aged American architect, is in Rome to organize a large-scale exhibition of the work of Etienne-Louis Boullee (1728-1799), a visionary French architect. His wife Louisa is along, and a little bored with his cerebral fixations. Surrounded by Roman art and architecture--whose perfect scaling and Classicist surfaces he has always admired--Kracklite is overcome by narcissistic jealousy. Amidst the graceful clean domes, virile statues, and sturdily parallel columns of Roman monuments, Kracklite suspects Louisa of trying to poison him as his prodigious gut begins giving him searing pains. Anxious and paranoid, he's undone by his fear that despite his internal inspirations, an architect is a speck of a thing compared to what he builds--huge, material spectacles that far outlive their progenitors
Prospero's books : a film of Shakespeare's The tempest by Peter Greenaway ( Book )
14 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Z00 a zed & two noughts by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver and Oswald Deuce, twin zoologists, lose their wives when a swan collides with their car. The driver of the vehicle and only survivor of the crash, Alba Bedwich loses her leg in the tragedy. As the only connection the brothers have to the deceased, they obsess over her. When Alba can't give a reason for the women's deaths, they turn to science for answers, holing up in the zoo to research the origins of life and its decay after death, hoping to find a clue to the human condition. They study the origins of life passively, watching documentaries on evolution. For decay, however, they acquire dead animals from the zoo and film their natural decomposition processes with time-lapse photography. Through coping with their grief, the twins become closer than they've ever been--they don't realize how close--until Alba reveals that she's pregnant with her own set of twins and the father is both of them
Flying out of this world by Peter Greenaway ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drowning by numbers by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women who have the same name methodically rid themselves of unwanted husbands
A zed & two noughts by Peter Greenaway ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
Peter Greenaway : architecture and allegory by Bridget Elliott ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The belly of an architect by Peter Greenaway ( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 1/2 women by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After seeing Federico Fellini's 8 1/2, a father and son are inspired to turn their Swiss mansion into a chateau of sexual pleasure. But soon their wild sexual fantasies begin to unravel, and the two men discover that when fantasy becomes reality, the balance of power can shift
Nightwatching : a view of Rembrandt's The night watch by Peter Greenaway ( Book )
12 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Ronde de nuit d'après le tableau de Rembrandt constitue le scénario du film écrit et dirigé par Peter Greenaway dont la sortie est prévue pour le Festival de Cannes en mai 2006. Avec ce film, le réalisateur propose une relecture de cette peinture qui fut la dernière de la période faste de la vie de Rembrandt. Après ce tableau, sa vie va basculer dans le déclin
Writing to Vermeer by Louis Andriessen ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drowning by numbers by Peter Greenaway ( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and Finnish and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of Peter Greenaway by Leon Steinmetz ( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Greenway, Peter 1942-
Peter Greenaway
ピーター・グリーナウェイ
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English (557)
German (35)
Japanese (20)
French (15)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (4)
Finnish (3)
Spanish (3)
Dutch (2)
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