WorldCat Identities

Schrader, Leonard

Overview
Works: 46 works in 199 publications in 10 languages and 2,772 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Political fiction  Prison films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Biography  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PQ7798.26.U4, 863
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leonard Schrader
Kiss of the spider woman by Hector Babenco( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis, a homosexual, and Valentin, a political prisoner are mismatched cell mates in a South American prison. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep his mind on the situation he's in. Eventually, the two men come to understand and respect one another
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Japan's most famous modern author, who killed himself on the entranceway to the Japanese Eastern Army Headquarters after he was blocked in his bid to take it over
Blue collar by Paul Schrader( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembly line workers rob their union local's safe and stumble onto a scandal
Kiss of the spider woman by Manuel Puig( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[Book title] is a story of intrigue, conscience, and betrayal. Two men--one a political prisoner, the other a homosexual window dresser--share a Latin American jail cell. Starting with nothing in common, the two manage, sometimes unwittingly, to help each other survive the abuse and terror of prison."--Back cover
The Yakuza by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Kilmer returns to Japan after several years in order to rescue his friend George's kidnapped daughter - and ends up on the wrong side of the Yakuza, the notorious Japanese mafia
Hardcore : a novel by Leonard Schrader( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yakuza by Leonard Schrader( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue collar : a novel by Paul Schrader( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Beso de la mujer araña( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una prisión latinoamericana, Molina le cuenta a su nuevo compañero de celda, Valentín, su historia favorita. Molina es un homosexual encarcelado por seducir a un menor. Valentín es un revolucionario que todavía sangra por los interrogatorios
The killing of America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hard-hitting shockumentary about the rise of violence in the home of the brave. From the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy to the violent protests against the Vietnam War. From the ritual murders by Charles Manson's 'family' to the rise of serial killers like Ted Bundy, Son of Sam and John Wayne Gacy. From random sniper attacks on innocent civilians to the mass suicide of the Jim Jones cult in Guyana. The Killing of America shows the real violence of America and the truth is often more disturbing than fiction"--Container
Der Kuss der Spinnenfrau( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in German and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naked tango( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Turkish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman desperate to change her life takes a wrong turn into danger and degradation in this drama. In 1924, Stephanie is travelling to Buenos Aires with her husband, who is considerably older than her and in poor health. Stephanie is not happy with her life, so when a young woman named Alba falls overboard and drowns, Stephanie assumes her identity once the ship arrives in Argentina. Stephanie realizes that this was a terrible mistake when she learns that Alba was the mail-order bride of Zico, a notorious pimp and mobster who puts her to work in a brothel that he operates with his family. A terrified Stephanie kills her first customer and is soon on the run from the police; she finds that she must return to Zico's criminal family for protection, where she is placed at the mercy of Cholo, the sensuous-but-brutal "King of the Tango."--Allmovie.com
Le baiser de la femme araignée by Hector Babenco( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame adapté pour le cinéma du roman de Manuel Puig. Un travesti condamné pour détournement de mineur et un journaliste soupçonné d'accointances révolutionnaires, partagent la même cellule en se racontant d'anciens films. Pour acheter sa liberté, le travesti accepte de servir de mouchard. Avec William Hurt, Raul Julia et Sonia Braga
Torajirō haru no yume( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tora-san returns home to find out that an American salesman named Michael is staying at his place. To Tora-san's displeasure, Michael falls in love with Sakura, Tora-san's sister
Old boyfriends by Paul Schrader( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue collar (1978) : shooting script by Paul Schrader( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Old boyfriends( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Following the break-up of her marriage and a suicide attempt, Dianne Cruise (Shire) leaves Los Angeles to explore the past, find herself, and rediscover her old boyfriends
Mishima: a life in four chapters (1985) : shooting script by Paul Schrader( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old boyfriends (1979) : shooting script by Paul Schrader( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mishima : a life in four chapters
Alternative Names
Leonard Schrader Amerikaans filmregisseur (1943-2006)

Leonard Schrader réalisateur américain

Leonard Schrader regista statunitense

Leonard Schrader US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Леонард Шрэдер

シュレーダー, レナード

レナード・シュレーダー

莱纳德·施拉德

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Blue collar