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Esposito, Giancarlo

Overview
Works: 143 works in 404 publications in 7 languages and 20,812 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Television series  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Giancarlo Esposito
Do the right thing by Spike Lee ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
Rabbit hole by John Cameron Mitchell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis
Alex Cross ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the young homicide detective/psychologist as he meets his match in a serial killer. The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller
Last holiday ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georgia Byrd is a department store employee who leads a life of frustrated desires. She particularly likes the bashful salesman from the outdoor furnishings department. But when she learns she only has a few weeks left to live, Georgia gathers her money, quits her job, and flies to the swank European resort she's always dreamed of visiting. Naturally, her new carelessness with money and fearless candor lead everyone around her, including a senator and her former boss, to think she's a real mover and shaker
Breaking bad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After an unremarkable chemistry teacher learns he has terminal cancer, he turns to an exciting life of crime to provide for his loved ones
Breaking bad ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even though his cancer is in remission, chemistry teacher turned meth maker Walter White still can't catch a break. His wife has filed for divorce, his DEA agent brother-in-law is out to bust him, and a Mexican cartel just wants him dead. But with his family's future still at stake, Walt cooks up a deal that will make him a fortune, a scheme with a terrible price
Breaking bad ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Informed he has terminal cancer, an underachieving chemistry genius turned high school chemistry teacher turns to using his expertise in chemistry to provide a legacy for his family... by producing the world's highest quality crystal meth
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Sherrybaby ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again
School daze by Spike Lee ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy in which students at a Black college find romance, relationships, rituals and rivalry during an outrageous homecoming weekend--External container
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bleek Gilliam est un trompettiste réputé qui se produit avec son band dans une boîte de nuit à la mode appartenant aux frères Flatbush. Il entretient des relations avec deux jeunes femmes à la fois, mais n'en a vraiment que pour la musique. Son gérant est un joueur compulsif et il accumule les dettes à un rythme fou. Voulant le défendre contre des malfrats, Bleek reçoit une sérieuse râclée qui lui fait reconsidérer son avenir
Bob Roberts by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical comedy in which a radical folksinger turned senatorial candidate blends singing, music videos and scandal on the campaign trail
Goodnight Little Bear by Robert Benton ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry Ross is a burned-out private eye who's plunged into a murder mystery tied to a long-unsolved case of Hollywood dreams, schemes and cover-ups
Piñero ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes
Feel the noise ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a run-in with local criminals, aspiring Harlem rapper Rob flees to a place and father he never knew, and finds his salvation in Reggaeton, a spicy blend of hip-hop, reggae and Latin beats. Puerto Rico is the spiritual home of Reggaeton, and inspires Rob and his half-brother Javi to pursue their dream of becoming Reggaeton stars. Together with a dancer named C.C., they learn what it means to stay true to themselves and each other. They overcome obstacles in love, greed and pride, all culminating in an explosive performance at New York's Puerto Rican Day Parade
King of New York by Abel Ferrara ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the downfall of New York drug kingpin Frank White. Frank is a criminal driven by personal demons and an idiosyncratic sense of social justice. Having grown rich via his illegal exploits, Frank decides to give back to the city by building a multi-million 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
Smoke by Wayne Wang ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contient : face 1 : Smoke.-- le chapitrage.-- le choix des langues.-- les auteurs (Biographie de Paul Auster et de Wayne Wang).-- Face 2 : Brooklin Boogie.--les chapitres.-- les biofilmographies de William Hurt, Harvey Keitel et Forest Whitaker.--le choix des langues
Gospel Hill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the town of Julia, the residents of the black neighborhood of Gospel Hill, are being forced out of their homes to make way for a multimillion-dollar golf course development. Thirty years ago Peter Malcolm, a black civil rights activist, was assassinated and race relations in the town have been strained ever since. Dr. Ron Palmer is an influential black community leader who is supporting the development. John Malcolm, Peter's brother, withdrew from the community and the fight for civil rights after his brother's assassination. He feels hatred for Jack Herrod who is the towns bigoted, ex-sheriff. Herrod was responsible for letting the investigation of Peter's murder dissipate with no one charged
Fresh ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael (or Fresh as he's known) is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a half-way house for children without their parents. His father has become a street bum, but is still there if Fresh requires his 'street' knowledge. Fresh aspires to live the good life but his sister's prostitution for the drug heavies along with the senseless murder of friends push him to re-evaluate his life. He then decides that dealing isn't what he wants and revenge is
Monkeybone by Henry Selick ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley (Fraser) into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and escapes to wreck havoc on the real world, Stu has to find a way to stop him before his sister pulls the plug on reality forever!
 
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Esposito, Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro
Esposito, Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro, 1958-
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