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Thomas, Jeremy

Overview
Works: 108 works in 517 publications in 7 languages and 18,361 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  War films  Historical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Interviewee, Director, Actor, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jeremy Thomas
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic history of Aisin-Gioro "Henry" Pu Yi, who at the age of three became the last of the Emperors of China. Chronicles his lofty birth and brief reign in the Forbidden City, as the object of worship by half a billion people; through his abdication, his decline and dissolute lifestyle; and his exploitation by the invading Japanese as the ruler of Manchukuo from 1932 to 1945. He returned to public life in 1959, just another peasant worker in the People's Republic, and died as a gardener at the Botanical Gardens of Peking
Fast food nation by Richard Linklater( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( Visual )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
Kon-Tiki by Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl crossed the Pacific Ocean in a balsa wood raft in 1947, together with five men, to prove that South Americans back in pre-Columbian times could have crossed the sea to settle on Polynesian islands. After gathering financing for the trip with loans and donations, they set off on an epic 101-day-long journey across eight thousand kilometers, all while the world was watching
Naked lunch by David Cronenberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part-time pest-control man and full-time drug addict Bill Lee (Weller) seeks escape from his troubled existence in 1953 New York and flees to Interzone (a hallucinatory version of Tangiers) where reality and fantasy have merged. It's a strange, surreal landscape inhabited by mugwumps, half-alien, half-insect creatures, man-sized centipedes, carnivorous typewriters and bizarre humans. Compelled to make sense of this alien territory, he writes a book called "Naked lunch."
Only Lovers Left Alive by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover. Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
Creation by Jon Amiel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives viewers a unique inside look at Charles Darwin, his family, and his love for his deeply religious wife, as he is torn between faith and science. Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book, On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology
Sexy beast by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High voltage crime thriller that crackles with chilling style and wit. A savage gangster named Don Logan is met with resistance when he tries to recruit a retired pal for "one last job". But Logan just won't take no for an answer
Little Buddha by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a big American city, a boy and his family discover a prince in a land of miracles. But the miracle becomes real when Tibetan monks appear, searching for their leader's reincarnation- who they believe has been reborn in the boy. Suddenly, their worlds meet, leading the Americans on an extraordinary adventure."--Container
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Japanese prison camp on Java in 1942, two British officers, John Lawrence and Jack Celliers, encounter camp commander Yonoi and his sergeant Hara. Things had been going pretty well, until charismatic, rebellious Celliers arrived. Yonoi is a devotee of the samurai ideal; neither he nor Hara can understand the stoic way in which the British prisoners accept their situation of defeat. Lawrence speaks Japanese, and ceaselessly tries to mediate between the prisoners and their overseers, translating both the words and the values of the two races. Celliers' attitude, however, is more comprehensible to Yonoi. He and Celliers arrive at a sort of détente, based on an admiration for the other, but this eventually turns into a contest of wills as the camp's carefully nurtured equilibrium is destroyed
The sheltering sky by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American artist couple, drawn by desire to the Sahara, travel there shortly after World War II in order to follow their passionate obsessions in an attempt to recapture the love they once shared
The dreamers by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a brother and sister invite a man to stay with them, what begins as a casual friendship ripens into a sensual voyage of discovery and desire in which nothing is off limits and anything is possible
The hit by Stephen Frears( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London in 1973, Willie Parker informed on his gangster colleagues. Afterward, he's packed off to the south of Spain to live out his days far from the reach of the criminals he has put away. Ten years go by in peace, until one day he returns home, is kidnapped, and given into the hands of Mr. Braddock and his assistant Myron. They are to deliver him to Paris, and the boss he put away. Trouble is, Willie totally accepting of his fate--a former criminal turned Zen master--which unnerves Braddock and Myron to no end. The beleaguered hit men are burdened with a female witness, the Spanish police are after them, and soon nothing is going according to plan
Stealing beauty by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy, a nineteen-year-old American, travels to Tuscany to have her portrait painted, to see a young man she met four years before, and to solve a mystery in her mother's diary
Insignificance by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about life, death, sex and the Universe ... relatively speaking
Bad timing by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex is a cold, distant, fiercely intellectual research psychiatrist from New York, teaching in Vienna. Milena, an Army brat, has wandered back through the countries she was raised in to find herself there, too. They meet at a party, are immediately attracted to each other, and fall quickly into a sexually obsessive relationship. Milena has a husband across the border named Stefan, and a drinking problem. This does not make Alex very happy. Their relationship becomes a fight for power, waged with manipulation, drugs, despair, need, and lust, and it is never clear if there is any real 'winner'
Crash by David Cronenberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film producer and sexual adventurer James Ballard's life is transformed by a car crash. It introduces him to Dr. Helen Remington, as her husband is propelled through the windshield and into James' car, dead. No sooner are Helen and James both out of the hospital than they show up together at a late-night show staged by Vaughan, whose near-fatal accident left him obsessed with the erotic possibilities of crashes. Vaughan savors crash data and presides over a cult of like-minded fetishists, soon joined by James--comatose with lust and fascination--as he single-mindedly pursues this new erotic linking of cars, sex, and injury
Tideland by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother dies from a heroin overdose, Jeliza-Rose is taken from the big city to live in a rural farmhouse with her father. She tries to settle into a new life in a house her father had purchased for his now-deceased mother. Jeliza-Rose's attempts to deal with her life change, but the result is her increasingly odd behavior. Jeliza-Rose begins to communicate with her bodiless Barbie doll heads and Dell, a neighborhood woman who always wears a beekeeper's veil
Studies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in Europe( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in Europe( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book contains the first part of extended abstracts on various issues of ecology and conservation of the butterflies of Europe presented at a Conference held in Leipzig, 5-9th of December, 2005. Sections covered are: ECOLOGY OF BUTTERFLIES - Habitat requirements, Habitat models & landscape influences; Evolutionary biology; Distribution & phenology; CONSERVATION OF BUTTERFLIES AND GLOBAL CHANGE - Monitoring butterflies across Europe; Population biology and land use. Keynote speakers of the part covered within this volume are: Chris van Swaay (The Netherlands), Andreas Erhardt (Switzerland), Jane Hill (UK) and John Dover (UK)
 
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The last emperor
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Jeremy Thomas britischer Filmproduzent

Jeremy Thomas produttore cinematografico, regista e montatore britannico

Thomas, J.A.

Thomas, Jeremy

Thomas, Jeremy A.

Томас, Джереми

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Naked lunchLittle BuddhaMerry Christmas, Mr. LawrenceStealing beautyBad timingCrashStudies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in EuropeStudies on the ecology and conservation of butterflies in Europe