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Schrader, Leonard

Overview
Works: 56 works in 218 publications in 10 languages and 2,844 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Prison films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Biographical films  Martial arts films  Gangster films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Leonard Schrader
Kiss of the spider woman by Hector Babenco( Visual )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,014 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
Blue collar by Paul Schrader( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whatever became of the "American Dream"? Richard Pryor, Harvey Keitel and Yaphet Kotto star in the powerful, critically acclaimed drama Blue Collar. Three auto assembly line workers, fed up with union brass and tired of scraping by, hatch a plan to rob a safe at union headquarters. Disappointed with their measly bounty, they realize they've made off with something much more valuable than cash. Their unexpected swipe suddenly envelopes the three autoworkers in a desperate fight against corruption and organized crime. --Container description
Kiss of the spider woman : the screenplay by Leonard Schrader( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 242 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 )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 233 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
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the life of Japan's famous postwar writer, Yukio Mishima, as a tortured modern man struggling to find his future in Japan's imperial past and who commits suicide after a doomed attempt to reverse the Westernization of Japan
Kiss of the spider woman Le baiser de la femme araignée by Hector Babenco( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in French and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Valentin, journaliste révolutionnaire, a été torturé et incarcéré pour ses convictions politiques dans une prison d'Amérique latine. Molina, décorateur homosexuel, est condamné pour une affaire de moeurs. Tout sépare ces deux hommes qu'on enferme dans la même cellule. Pour oublier la solitude de leurs nuits, Molina fait partager à Valentin les rêves qu'il imagine d'après les vieux films qui peuplent sa mémoire. Alors que l'animosité des deux détenus se transforme en amitié, une toile de trahison se tisse autour d'eux, inexorablement, mettant à l'épreuve leur confiance mutuelle et leur esprit de sacrifice."
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 )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue collar : a novel by Paul Schrader( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing of America( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uncut study of violence in the United States
Der Kuss der Spinnenfrau( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in German and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naked tango( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Turkish and held by 6 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
Mishima : [screenplay] by Paul Schrader( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Japanese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yakuza : 100 years ago they were called Samurai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former private eye Harry Kilmer knows a lot about Japan - and the gangsters who keep an iron grip on its gambling, prostitution and protection rackets. He knows there's a right way to approach the brutal underworld. And he knows there's one thing powerful mobsters respect: greater power
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
Blue collar (1978) : shooting script by Paul Schrader( Book )

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

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

לאונרד שרדר

シュレイダー, レナード

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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Mishima : a life in four chapters