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Nakano, Desmond

Overview
Works: 38 works in 123 publications in 7 languages and 1,698 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile delinquency films  Crime films  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Author, Film editor, fmd, 541
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Desmond Nakano
American me by Floyd Mutrux( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. He grows up in East Los Angeles, joins a street gang and is in prison while he is still of an age to be in high school. By the time he is back on the streets again, he is a skillful, educated criminal
American pastime by Di si meng de na ka nuo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with a country that doubted their loyalty following Pearl Harbor, uprooted and sent to relocation camps, Japanese-American families turned to baseball as a way to stand up for themselves
White man's burden by Desmond Nakano( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a time where color roles have been reversed, Louis Pinnock (John Travolta), a poor man of the ghetto, struggles to support his family. When he loses his job at the whim of the factory's owner (Harry Belafonte), Louis decides to take on the system by taking on his former boss
Last exit to Brooklyn by Uli Edel( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a gang of young hoodlums, a down-and-out call girl, an alcoholic father, and a low level union official as they attempt to survive in the harsh underbelly of lower class 1950s Brooklyn
Boulevard nights( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bond between two brothers is tested when the younger one's gang is challenged by a rival gang
Black Moon rising( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Black Moon, an Ultra-Tech automobile, is stolen, the government "thief," who stashed a valuable computer disk inside it, must steal it back
American me ; Empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empire: The gritty streets of the South Bronx meet the white-collar world of Wall Street in this hard-hitting story about the pursuit of fast money and the high price of greed
Black moon rising( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Black Moon, an Ultra-Tech automobile, is stolen, the government "thief," who stashed a valuable computer disk inside it, must steal it back
Atrapado( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un mundo alternativo e imaginario, los hombres blancos sobreviven en las zonas urbanas deprimidas de Los Ángeles mientras los negros tienen el poder y viven en lujosas mansiones de las afueras. Ante esta situación, un fustrado y sin trabajo Travolta secuestra al millonario Belafonte para enseñarle cómo vive la otra parte de la población que no es de color. Un drama que obtuvo mediocres críticas aunque en sus dos primeras semanas estuvo en el Top Ten del Box Office americano. (FILMAFFINITY)
Letzte Ausfahrt Brooklyn ich will aufstehen und in der Stadt umhergehen und ihn suchen, den meine Seele liebet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last exit to Brooklyn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a working class neighbourhood of New York in the 1950s. Amongst the characters are prostitute Tralala, her brutal pimp Vinnie, an effeminate homosexual and a corrupt union official
White man's burden : original motion picture soundtrack by Howard Shore( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last exit to Brooklyn : screenplay by Desmond Nakano( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American me : [press kit] by Edward James Olmos( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic depiction of thirty years of Chicano gang life in Los Angeles focuses on a teen named Santana who, with his friends Mundo and the Caucasian-but-acting-Hispanic J.D., form their own gang and are soon arrested for a break-in. Santana gets into trouble again and goes straight from reform school to prison, spending eighteen year there, and becoming leader of a powerful gang, both inside and outside the prison, while there. When he is finally released, he tries to make sense of the violence in his life, in a world much changed from when last he was in it.--Gary Dickerson
Il rovescio della medaglia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In una città immaginaria degli USA Pinnock, magazziniere bianco, perde il lavoro per aver dato un'occhiata di troppo alla moglie di Thaddeus Thomas, suo datore di lavoro nero. Incavolato, Pinnock rapisce Thaddeus per ottenere un risarcimento del danno subito in una città dove comandano i neri, mentre spacciatori, prostitute, barboni sono bianchi. (Mymovies)
White man( )

in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sans rémission( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last exit to Brooklyn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White man's burden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sans issue = Black Moon Rising : [USA, 1985] by Harley Cokeliss( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un prototype automobile contenant des documents de la plus haute importance est volé par un gang spécialisé dans la transformation, le maquillage et la revente des véhicules volés
 
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American pastime
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Desmond Nakano Amerikaans filmregisseur

Nakano, Desmond 1953-

Nakano, Desmond L. 1953-

Десмонд Накано

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