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Burwell, Carter

Works: 583 works in 1,760 publications in 8 languages and 59,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Werewolf films  Gangster films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Conductor, Interviewee, Instrumentalist, Singer, Actor, Arranger, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Carter Burwell
The blind side by John Lee Hancock ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,028 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 )
62 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,556 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 held by 2,454 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 Joel Coen ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique: "Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) est déterminée à venger la mort de son père, tué de sang froid par le lâche Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin). Malgré ses 14 ans, elle va engager Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges), un U.S. Marshal borgne et alcoolique connu pour avoir la gâchette facile, pour capturer Chaney le meurtrier. Mais LaBoeuf (Matt Damon), un Texas Ranger tenace, est déjà à la poursuite de ce dernier. Ayant la même cible, les voilà lancés dans une traque sans relâche dont la seule issue sera la vengeance."
Intolerable cruelty by George Clooney ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,199 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
The rookie ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,199 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
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rousing story of lowborn Willian Thatcher's quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. Follow this fearless squire and his band of medieval misfits as they careen their way toward impossible glory that's part romance, part road trip and part exuberant swashbuckling
Breaking dawn ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the highly anticipated 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
Adaptation by Spike Jonze ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,044 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 )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,849 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..."
Kinsey ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2004 in English and German and held by 1,619 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 ladykillers by Ethan Coen ( Visual )
19 editions published in 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,598 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
A serious man by Joel Coen ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :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
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff 'The Dude' Lebowski doesn't want any drama in his life; he can't even be bothered with a job. But, in a case of mistaken identity, a couple of thugs break into his place and steal his rug (you gotta understand, that rug really tied the room together). Now, the Dude must embark on a quest with his crazy friends to make things right and get that rug back! Includes an exclusive interview, behind-the-scenes photos, film timeline, and more
Breaking dawn by Stephenie Meyer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,462 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
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,382 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
Three kings by David O Russell ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdly comic tale set after the end of the Gulf War, when three American soldiers looking to plunder stolen gold become involved in an uprising
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,190 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
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,189 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
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English (290)
French (36)
German (30)
Spanish (21)
Multiple languages (11)
Italian (5)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)