WorldCat Identities

Schrader, Leonard

Overview
Works: 50 works in 208 publications in 11 languages and 2,798 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, Contributor, Performer
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 )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flamboyant Molina and political prisoner Valentin share a prison cell in an unnamed Latin American dictatorship. To pass the time, Molina entertains Valentin with narratives from old movies
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

25 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the life of Japan's most prolific 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 )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 281 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 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 )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 234 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
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 29 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 ... Chef-d'œuvre déroutant porté par la performance des acteurs
Hardcore : a novel by Leonard Schrader( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 28 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing of America( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uncut study of violence in the United States
El Beso de la mujer araña( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 10 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
Kuß der Spinnenfrau( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in German and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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
Mishima by Paul Schrader( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografia del grande scrittore giapponese Yukio Mishima, epigono delle tradizioni millenarie del proprio paese, esteta estremo, esibizionista raffinato e paranoico, idealizzatore della "bella morte" (che infatti ottenne suicidandosi in modo teatrale quanto clamoroso). (Mymovies)
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 (1979) : shooting script by Paul Schrader( )

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

 
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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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Blue collar