WorldCat Identities

Wasco, David

Overview
Works: 28 works in 124 publications in 6 languages and 9,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Gangster films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film noir  War films  Musical films 
Roles: prs, ard, Set designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Wasco
La La Land by Damien Chazelle( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart
The Royal Tenenbaums by Wes Anderson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family
El norte = The North by Gregory Nava( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life. It's a story that happens every day, but until Gregory Nava's groundbreaking El Norte, the personal travails of immigrants crossing the border to America had never been shown in the movies with such urgent humanism. -- Container
Seven psychopaths by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a struggling screenwriter who wants nothing more than to finish his script. Instead, he becomes entangled with the Los Angeles gangster underworld when his odd, but well-meaning friends kidnap a volatile gangster's shih tzu. The ordeal gives Marty all the inspiration he needs; now, he must live long enough to finish his story
Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and German and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stewardess, a street-tough gun runner, a lonely bail bondsman, a shifty ex-con, a stoned-out beach bunny and an earnest federal agent converge in a quest for a missing half million dollars
Bounce( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assult, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bastardos sin gloria comienza en una Francia ocupada po los alemanes, donde Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent) atestigua la ejecución de su familia a manos del Coronel Nazi Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Shosanna logra escapar y huye a París, donde elle se crea una nueva identidad como la dueña y operadora de un cine. En algún lugra de Europa, en Teniente Aldo Raine (Brad Pitt) organiza a un grupo de soldados judíos para ejecutar los más crueles pero merecidos castigos. Conocido por sus enemigos como Los bastardos, la escuadrilla de Raine se alía a la actriz y agente secreta alemana Bridgent Von Hammersmark (Diane Kruger) en una misión para exterminar a los líderes del Tercer Reich. Los destinos convergen bajo una sala de cine, donde Shosanna ejecuta un plan de venganza que ella misma diseñó
Heist by David Mamet( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

¿Cómo obtener el botín? Facil. ¿Cómo salirse con la suya? El ladrón veterano Joe Moore sabe que esa es la parte más difícil. Pero pronto descubrirá que salir de una vida criminal es el escape más complicado de todos. Gene Hackman interpreta al frío Joe, Delroy Lindo es su ayudante de toda la vida y Danni DeVito encarna al contrabandista manipulador que tienta a Joe con un último y difícil trabajo, en esta arriesgada maniobra en la que Joe y su banda se apoderan de un montón de lingotes de oro en un abrir y cerrar de ojos
Bottle rocket by Wes Anderson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored young men and best friends Anthony (Luke Wilson), Dignan (Owen Wilson), and Bob (Robert Musgrave) stage a wildly complex, mildly successful robbery of a small bookstore, then go "on the lam." During their adventures, Anthony falls in love with a South American housekeeper, Inez (Lumi Cavazos), and they befriend local thief extraordinaire Mr. Henry (James Caan)
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction has been hailed by critics and audiences worldwide as a film that redefined cinema. Tarantino delivers an unforgettable cast of characters, including a pair of low-rent hitmen, their boss's sexy wife, and a desperate prizefighter, in a wildly entertaining and exhilarating blend of crime-thriller-drama-comedy that is completely original and entirely unforgettable
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a bloody diamond heist, the crooks recall their previous actions and argue about what went wrong"--Internet movie database, March 13, 2000
Rushmore by Wes Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wes Anderson's dazzling sophomore effort is equal parts coming-of-age story, French New Wave homage, and screwball comedy. Tenth grader Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is Rushmore Academy's most extracurricular student -- and its least scholarly. He faces expulsion and enters into an unlikely friendship with both a lovely first-grade teacher (Olivia Williams) and a melancholy self-made millionaire (Bill Murray, in an award-winning performance). Set to a soundtrack of classic British Invasion tunes, RUSHMORE defies categorization even as it captures the pain and exuberance of adolescence with emotional depth, and cinematic panache. Criterion is proud to present one of 1998's most acclaimed films in a Director Approved special edition."--Container
Kill Bill 2.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assult, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill
She's so lovely by Nick Cassavetes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen and first husband Eddie lived through some very wild times ... until an unforeseen crisis finally drove them apart. So when he walks back into her life after ten years ... Maureen must choose between her love for husband number two and the electricity she shares with Eddie!
Fifty shades of Grey by Sam Taylor-Wood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eine Literaturstudentin begegnet einem jungen Milliardär, der seine Sexualität nur in dominanten sadomasochistischen Gesten auszuleben vermag. Die Verfilmung des ersten Bands einer kommerziell äußerst erfolgreichen Romantrilogie setzt nicht auf spektakuläre oder gar spekulative Bildexzesse, sondern erzählt im Wechsel von ausufernden Dialogen und gebremsten Sexszenen von der beginnenden Herzensbildung eines versehrten Mannes. Dabei deutet die stellenweise betont kühle Inszenierung die emotionalen und erotischen Spannungen dieser Konstellation nur ansatzweise an
Heist (2015)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accomplished thief has his career jeopardized after he's caught on security cameras during a job. Broke, he and his associates are blackmailed by their longtime fence into jacking Swiss gold bars from an airplane. As they plot the complicated score, he and his crew become suspicious of the relationship between his young wife and the fence's nephew, who has been planted on the crew to keep an eye on them for his uncle. Betrayals and backstabbings are the order of the day as they get closer to the payday of a lifetime
Bounce (DVD)( Visual )

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

Buddy Amaral is a smooth-talking, skirt-chasing ad exec who is enjoying his high-powered career. Then, a sudden twist of fate changes everything and leads him into the life of Abby Janello, with whom he eventually falls head-over-heels in love
Los exćentricos Tenenbaums The royal Tenebawms( )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

El excéntrico Tenebaum (Gene Hackman) y su esposa Etheline (Angelica Huston) tuvieron tres hijos -Chas, Margot y Richie- y después se separaron. Chas (Ben Stiler) comenzó a comprar bienes raíces cuando todavía era un adolescente y parecía tener un talento prodigioso para las finanzas internacionales. Margot (Gwyneth Paltrow) era escritora y recibió una beca Braverman de $50.ooo dólares cuando estaba en la secundaria Richie (Luke Wilson) era un campeonato Nacional de Estados Unidos tres años consecutivos. Sin embargo, el recuerdo de la genialidad de los jóvenes Tenebawms fue posteriormente borrado por dos décadas de traiciones, fracasos y desastres. Touchstone Home Entertainment se enorgullse de presentar este hilarante, conmovedor y brillantemente realizado retrato de la melancolía y la redención
The Quentin Tarantino collection. Pulp Fiction( Visual )

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

 
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Alternative Names
David Wasco American scenographer

David Wasco Amerikaans scenograaf

David Wasco scenografo statunitense

Wasco, Dave ca. 20. Jh.

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