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Coen, Joel

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Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car salesman sets in motion a complicated and bloody series of events when he arranges to have his wife kidnapped for ransom
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy( Visual )

62 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadat een jager vlakbij de Rio Grande enkele lijken, heroïne en meer dan twee miljoen dollar aan contant geld ontdekt, komt hij terecht in een benarde situatie waarin de overlevenden van de verkeerd gelopen drugsdeal jacht op hem maken
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

178 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

71 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three escaped convicts from the 1920s are led on an odyssey through the Old South in search of loot stashed at one of their homes. The house is scheduled to be flooded out by a new dam, so time is of the essence
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
Bridge of spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published in 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

72 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can't believe his life, His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
Inside Llewyn Davis by Ethan Coen( Visual )

33 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een winterse week uit het leven van de eigenzinnige folkzanger Llewyn Davis, die in New York in 1961 wanhopig op zoek is naar een publiek en een slaapplaats
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once he decides to give up crime, a small-time robber proposes to a pretty cop. But when the newlyweds learn they can't conceive a baby, they decide to steal one from a couple who seem to have one to spare, since they just had quintuplets!
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

113 editions published between 1050 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

83 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

106 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Marty, the owner of a Texas backwoods bar, hires a man to kill his cheating wife and her boyfriend, he opens a door into the criminal world that he'll never be able to shut. The sleazy hit man decides instead to shoot Marty, thereby collecting his unearned fee and eliminating the only person who could implicate him-- or so he thinks
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

53 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echtscheidingsadvocaat Miles Massey is niet ongevoelig voor de charmes van de mooie Marilyn die zich wil laten scheiden van haar ontrouwe echtgenoot
Fargo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coen Brothers' Best Picture Oscar Nominee transforms into television drama. It features a new "true crime" story and new characters, all chilled in the trademark dry wit, murderous mayhem and "Minnesota nice" of the original classic film. Lorne Malvo is a manipulative master criminal who changes the life of insurance salesmen Lester Nygaard. Gus Grimly and Molly Solverson are the small-town police officers who join forces to uncover Lester's secrets
Hail, Caesar!( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
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controlled identityJaynes, Roderick

Coen Brothers

Coen, Joel, 1954-

Coen, Joel David, 1954-

Cohen J. 1954-

Cohen, Joel, 1954-

Jaynes, Roderick

Joel Coen Amerikaans filmregisseur

Joel Coen amerikkalainen elokuvaohjaaja, tuottaja ja käsikirjoittaja

Joel Coen cinéaste

Joel Coen Los Hermanos Coen

Joel Coen regista, autore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Joel Coen US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Kameramann

Koens, Džoels, 1954-

Roderick Jaynes

Τζόελ Κοέν

Джоэл Коэн

Коен, Дж. (Джоэл), 1954-

Коэн Д. 1954-

Коэн, Джоел, 1954-

Коэн, Джоэл, 1954-

ג'ואל כהן

جويل كوين

코언, 조엘 1954-

코엔, 조엘 1954-

코엔형제 1954-

コーエン, ジョエル


No Country for Old MenThe big LebowskiThe man who wasn't thereIntolerable crueltyThe brothers grim : the films of Ethan and Joel CoenThe Coen brothers FargoThe big Lebowski