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Burwell, Carter

Works: 441 works in 2,217 publications in 8 languages and 74,483 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Crime films  Sports films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Musician, Conductor, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Singer, Scenarist, Arranger, Contributor, Creator, Videographer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carter Burwell
The Blind Side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

92 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saccharine-sweet car salesman in a small Minnesota town is heavily in debt, but he has a plan: he'll go to Fargo, ND, and hire two thugs to kidnap his wife, in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. However, the plan goes awry, and the local Police Chief, coffee-drinking, parka-wearing, and extremely pregnant, will stop at nothing to get her man
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

83 editions published between 1 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beat up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife, and this hapless loser gets drawn into a kidnapping
True Grit by Joel Coen( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mattie Ross ... is determined to avenge her father's blood by capturing Tom Chaney ... , the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just fourteen, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn ... , a one-eyed, trigger-happy U.S. Marshall with an affinity for drinking, and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf ... to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution"--Container
Intolerable cruelty by Joel Coen( Visual )

57 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the comical and complicated relationship between a saavy Los Angeles divorce lawyer and a gold digging Marylin Rexroth, the former wife of one of his clients
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight
The rookie by Gary Winick( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film o trenerze baseballu z Teksasu, który podejmuje się doprowadzić miejscową drużynę do finału mistrzostw Ameryki
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

44 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,995 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
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
The Alamo by John Wayne( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of the historic 1836 battle in the Texan War of Independence. Facing 4,000 Mexican troops, 186 Texan soldiers and volunteers - including William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie - retreat within the walls of the Alamo, a Franciscan mission that was converted into a military fort. Once inside, the men prepare themselves for what will be a bloody battle to the death. U.S. General Sam Houston leads the charge from the outside. The Texans held the fort for 13 days under siege by General Santa Anna
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1967. Larry, prof dans une université du Midwest, apprend que sa femme Judith le quitte. Arthur, son frère, est incapable de travailler et dort sur le canapé. Danny, son fils, a des problèmes de discipline à l'école, et sa fille Sarah pioche en cachette dans son portefeuille... Il décide de consulter 3 rabbins pour affronter tous ses problèmes... (Jaquette)
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

23 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man pretends to be a member of a medieval music ensemble, which needs to use the basement of the house where he rents a room to practice, but what they're really doing is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,463 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
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans le New York des années 1950, Therese, jeune employée d'un grand magasin de Manhattan, fait la connaissance d'une cliente distinguée, Carol, femme séduisante, prisonnière d'un mariage peu heureux. À l'étincelle de la première rencontre succède rapidement un sentiment plus profond. Les deux femmes se retrouvent bientôt prises au piège entre les conventions et leur attirance mutuelle. " [Source : jaquette]
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gulf War has just ended and amidst the partying and confusion, four American soldiers, determined to take home more than sand fleas, go off into the Iraqi desert to embark on a treasure hunt for a cache of millions in stolen Kuwaiti bullion. They are plunged into the heart of a democratic uprising that spins the day and their lives out of control
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
HereAfter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lecture by minister Louis Farrakhan on the hereafter
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Where the wild things are
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Burwell, Carter Benedict 1955-

Carter Burwell acteur américain

Carter Burwell Amerikaans acteur

Carter Burwell amerikansk komponist og skodespelar

Carter Burwell amerikansk komponist og skuespiller

Carter Burwell amerikansk kompositör och skådespelare

Carter Burwell compositore e musicista statunitense

Carter Burwell US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Musiker, Dirigent und Orchestrator

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Where the wild things areThe big LebowskiIntolerable crueltyA knight's taleThe rookieAdaptationThe man who wasn't thereThree kings