Ferrara, Abel 1951-
Most widely held works about Abel Ferrara
Most widely held works by Abel Ferrara
Bad lieutenant ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 403 libraries worldwide
A middle aged policeman has no escape from his underground connections with gamblers, drug dealers and cheap sex. A case of a raped nun who forgives her aggressors shakes him deeply. But his quest for changing his life comes too late. The gang he owes gambling money to has no more patience, and shoots him dead.
King of New York ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the downfall of New York drug kingpin Frank White. Frank is a criminal driven by personal demons and an idiosyncratic sesnse of social justice. Having grown rich via his illegal exploits, Frank decides to give back to the city by building a multi-milion dollar hospital in an impoverished neighborhood. He attempts this by joining forces with a Chinatown gangster which, in turn, enrages the local - and very racist - Mafia. Meanwhile, Frank has a hotheaded cop on his back who will do anything to bring him down.
Body snatchers ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 192 libraries worldwide
The Malone family moves to an army base, where the father, a chemist with the Environmental Protection Agency, is assigned to check on stored waste material. Invading cells from outer space take over the bodies of the people on the base, including Mrs. Malone.
The funeral ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 190 libraries worldwide
In New York City in the 1930s, a powerful crime family is caught in a lethal crossfire between union organizers and brutal corporate bosses.
Closed on account of rabies poems and tales of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Presents readings from the poems and stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Includes instrumental and vocal interludes.
Chelsea on the rocks ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Documents the artists, writers, musicians, and celebrities that have emerged from the legendary residence in the middle of New York. Includes archival footage, interviews, narrative sequences, and the people who have lived and created in the American cultural icon, the Chelsea Hotel.
The addiction ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Studying for a degree in a city that doesn't sleep, a college student's lifestyle takes a turn for the worse when she is bitten by a vampire.
New rose hotel ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 73 libraries worldwide
An exotic cyberpunk fantasy where technology is the ultimate game and nobody plays by the rules. To engineer the score of their lives, two friends train an amoral bar girl how to seduce and induce a radical geneticist worth billions to his corporate masters.
The blackout ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Matty is a drug-addicted film star who, visits the underground nightlife of Miami Beach with his fiancee Annie and their mutual friend Mickey. In a relatively sober moment, Annie reveals a secret; they fight and she leaves. Matty then goes on a wild night of sex and drugs with Mickey, at the end of the night Matty passes out. Eighteen months later Matty lives in New York, is sober and has a new relationship. But, he is haunted by images of Annie and that wild night, so he returns to Miami to find out what happened.
Ms. 45 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
A young mute woman is raped by two thugs while walking home one evening. Afterwards, she embarks on a murder spree against all males.
R Xmas ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In the heart of Manhattan, an extortion plot unravels as a kidnapper and a drug trafficking couple embark on a tumultuous journey. The each examine the truth and consequences of their respective choices. In a world charged by greed, passion and possession, there is no price too high ... and no risk too great.
Cat chaser ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
An erotic thriller about a couple who begin a passionate affair with chilling consequences.
Driller killer ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 33 libraries worldwide
An artist (played by Ferrara) is driven mad and begins murdering derelicts with a power drill.
Crime story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and French and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Mike Torello is a hard-boiled, hair-triggered cop who can bend the law and pummel punks in the same breath, a battle-scarred veteran of the streets who has just declared open season on hoods. Ray Luca is a slick, ruthless young hood, destined for the top of the heap. He'll steal, extort, and kill in his climb from the gutter to the inner circle of Chicago's crime network. And no one--perhaps not even Mike Torello--can stop him.
Cat chaser ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
An ex-soldier in Miami becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.
Fear City ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
An ex-boxer and his partner hunt down a killer who is stalking strippers.
Dangerous game ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A veteran film director finds the fantasy of the film he's making about an abusive marriage seeping into his real life.
Reservoir dogs Bad lieutenant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Reservoir dogs: After a botched bank robbery, the gang meets up in a warehouse where the group suspects that one of them is really a cop.
Miami vice. Season two. Disc 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Stubble-faced detective Sonny Crockett lives in a sailboat that is guarded by his pet alligator Elvis. His partner, Ricardo Tubbs, is an ex-New York cop looking for his brother's killer. Together they take on the Florida drug world.
Bad lieutenant by Abel Ferrara ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Un flic désabusé enquête sur le viol d'une religieuse... Confrontation entre violence et sacré, damnation et grâce dans un monde dépravé... Une interprétation prodigieuse d'H.Keitel...
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Boy L., Jimmy, 1951-
L., Jimmy Boy
L., Jimmy Boy, 1951-
Laine, Jimi, 1951-
Multiple languages (13)
No Linguistic content (7)
Greek, Modern (1)