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Schrader, Paul 1946-

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Most widely held works by Paul Schrader
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

160 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams do not work out
Raging bull by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

123 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake La Motta is a boxer whose psychological and sexual complexities erupt into violence both in and out of the ring. His brother Joey falls prey to Jake's mounting paranoia and jealousy, while fifteen-year-old Vickie, becomes Jake's wife and most prized trophy. The same anger that drives Jake in the ring, ultimately drives him to beat his wife and brother, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage
The last temptation of Christ by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

71 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this controversial movie Jesus, as both fully human and fully divine, is viewed in this film free of sin but subject to all temptations, including sexual ones
Affliction by Paul Schrader( Visual )

56 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When events shatter the quiet of his small town, Wade Whitehouse, with the aid of his new girlfriend, is forced to confront his past and reexamine his life
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 917 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
Transcendental style in film: Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer by Paul Schrader( Book )

44 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mosquito Coast by Peter Weir( Visual )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant inventor leads his devoted wife and four children into the remote jungles of Central America to carve out a new society, but instead faces the ultimate test of survival
Taxi driver by Paul Schrader( Book )

60 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a New York cab driver is driven to obsession when he attempts to save a teenage prostitute and embarks on a violent rampage against a world of filth and corruption
Bringing out the dead( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paramedic on the brink of madness meets the daughter of a man he tried to save. Together, they confront the ghosts of the past and discover that redemption can be found among the living. This special edition also includes cast and crew interviews
Auto focus by Paul Schrader( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Crane became well known as the star of the comedy hit series "Hogan's Heroes." With fame and success, Crane drove headfirst into the darker, destructive side of celebrity life. He eventually teamed with a video technician who helped him document his numerous sexploits. But when his fast living got out of control, the end result was a brutal murder that remains one of Hollywood's most scandalous unsolved mysteries
American gigolo by Paul Schrader( Visual )

86 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Julian Kay is on the prowl and looking for someone to please. Boyish and sensual, he speaks five or six languages, and is equally comfortable as a chauffeur for a wealthy middle-aged matron, and as a translator/companion for the lonely wife of an eecutive. He is the American gigolo. But Julian's love-for-sale lifestyle turns deadly when a client is murdered and Julian becomes the prime suspect."--Container
City hall by Harold Becker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of an innocent child helps uncover a scandal that links the mob directly to the Mayor's office
Dying of the light( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protege uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his sworn enemy
Cat people by Paul Schrader( Visual )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is victim of a heritage that transforms her into a wild leopard when she makes love
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Adam resurrected( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nazi concentration camp survivor spends the next 15 years of his life as a patient at a hidden experimental insane asylum, where he uses his magic tricks and comic abilities to stay sane. When he tries to help a young boy also suffering, he is forced to deal with his own pain and healing
The walker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington, D.C. Carter Page is a popular socialite who serves as confidant, companion and card partner to the wives of the most powerful men in America. When Carter's dearest friend finds herself on the brink of a scandal, he covers for her. Suddenly, he finds himself the chief suspect in a criminal investigation and this well-connected man-about-town becomes an outcast, hounded by the police and forced to hunt down the true culprit in order to clear his name
American gigolo by Timothy Harris( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir : bringing darkness to light( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life."
Dog eat dog( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of ex-cons, deep in the underbelly of Los Angeles, are hired for a kidnapping. When the abduction goes awry and gets completely out of control, the cons find themselves on the run, vowing to stay out of prison at all costs
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Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader American film director

Paul Schrader Amerikaans filmregisseur

Paul Schrader cinéaste américain

Paul Schrader director de cinema estatunidenc

Paul Schrader regista, sceneggiatore e critico cinematografico statunitense

Paul Schrader reżyser amerykański

Schrader, P

Schrader, Paul Joseph.

Schrader, Paul Joseph, 1946-

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Raging bullThe last temptation of ChristAfflictionMishima : a life in four chaptersTranscendental style in film: Ozu, Bresson, DreyerThe Mosquito CoastTaxi driverBringing out the dead