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Burwell, Carter

Overview
Works: 639 works in 1,983 publications in 8 languages and 64,942 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biographical films  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Sports films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Conductor, Musician, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Singer, Scenarist, Arranger, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Carter Burwell
The Blind Side by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

80 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who 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 when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. 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
True grit by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,352 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
Intolerable cruelty by George Clooney( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,253 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,181 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 Disney (Walt) Productions( Visual )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization. Going from worst to first, the team makes it to state, and Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal. While there prove to be a lot of pitches to be thrown before he makes it off the mound, big-league dreams are revived, and there's no telling where he could go
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film watchers view the story of a nonfiction book about a "crazy" orchid dealer and at the same time the story of a screenwriter who turns to his twin brother for help in adapting the book
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Chad et Linda, deux employés plutôt crétins d'un club de sport, découvrent un CD contenant les mémoires d'un ex-agent de la CIA, Osborne. Viré pour alcoolisme, lui-même ne sait pas que sa femme le trompe avec Harry, un marshal porté sur le sexe. Chad et Linda, bien décidés à profiter de la situation, décident alors de faire chanter Osborne ; les ennuis peuvent commencer..."
Breaking dawn by Stephenie Meyer( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the ... fourth installment of the Twilight Saga, a marriage, a honeymoon, and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella ... and Edward ... and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black"--Container
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,695 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 Mark Johnson( Visual )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 1,664 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
The twilight saga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,631 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 Ethan Coen( Visual )

20 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,603 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
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

54 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for another Lebowski who is rich and owes some thugs a lot of money. After Dude comes home one day to find that the thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, he vows to get even
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chain-smoking barber blackmails his boss so that he can raise enough money to enter the dry-cleaning business; but when his boss ends up dead, things spiral out of control
Three kings by David O Russell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 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 )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,252 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
Before night falls by Cunningham O'Keefe( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
 
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Where the wild things are
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Carter Burwell acteur amricain

Carter Burwell Amerikaans acteur

Carter Burwell amerikansk komponist og skodespelar

Carter Burwell amerikansk komponist og skuespiller

Carter Burwell amerikansk kompositr och skdespelare

Carter Burwell compositore e musicista statunitense

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

Картер Бёруэлл

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کارتر بورول بازیگر و آهنگساز آمریکایی

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Where the wild things areIntolerable crueltyA knight's taleThe rookieAdaptationThe man who wasn't thereThree kingsBefore night falls