WorldCat Identities

Robinson, Bruce 1946-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 469 publications in 10 languages and 8,956 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Fiction  History  Comedy films  War films  Gangster films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Actor, Scenarist, Scribe, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Costume designer, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bruce Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Robinson
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

91 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution
The rum diary by Hunter S Thompson( Visual )

48 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the noise and madness of New York, journalist Paul Kemp moves to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Kemp becomes obsessed with the fiancée of Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals. When he is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, Kemp is presented with the choice to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit, or use them to take him down
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

46 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
L'histoire d'Adèle H. The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

62 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
The peculiar memories of Thomas Penman by Bruce Robinson( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrait of a teenage lout in 1950s Britain. He is Thomas Penn, 14, who goes in for scatology, tortures animals and spies on his family. But he writes poetry and there is at least one girl who loves him. By the screenwriter of the film, The Killing Fields
Fat Man and Little Boy by Roland Joffé( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer
The obvious elephant by Bruce Robinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is
They all love Jack : busting the Ripper by Bruce Robinson( Book )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reinterpretation of the case of Jack the Ripper focuses on the "why" instead of the "who," theorizing that the residents of London society's finest homes created him as an outlet for their own hidden violent and taboo proclivities
Withnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out young advertising executive experiences crisis when a mysterious giant pimple on his neck starts making career decisions for him
Jennifer eight by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uma Thurman ignites the role of Helena in this tightly coiled mystery about a serial killer. As the trial of unidentified female victims continues, the police give them the code name of " Jennifer." Helena is the key to solving the string of gruesome killings. The only problem: she's completely blind. Thurman teams with Andy Garcia, who plays John Berlin, the detective who finds her and who also later becomes a suspect. Can anyone rely on the testimony of a blind witness? And will the young, vulnerable Helena become the next Jennifer?
Harold and the duck by Bruce Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody's fool by Robert Benton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
Still crazy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hilarious exploits of '70s rock phenomenon Strange Fruit as they reunite 20 years after a nasty break-up and attempt to recapture their fame
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and German and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers from warring houses fall in love; tragedy ensues
Return to paradise by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison (Vince Vaughn) and will be executed in five days if a woman (Anne Heche) cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison
The music lovers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About two ill-matched lovers in this divine bio-pic of the great musician Peter Tchaikovsky, a lavish film filled with brilliant Tchaikovsky music selections
The rum diary : the long lost novel by Hunter S Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The irreverent writer's long lost novel, written before his nonfiction became popular, chronicles a journalist's enthusiastic, drunken foray through 1950s San Juan
The killing fields by Bruce Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Name of the Ripper : One Man's Obsessive Quest to Discover the Identity of History's Most Notorious Murderer by Bruce Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fat Man and Little Boy
Alternative Names
Bruce Robinson britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Bruce Robinson Brits acteur

Bruce Robinson cinéaste, scénariste et acteur

Bruce Robinson regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Брюс Робинсон британский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист и писатель

Робинсон, Брюс

بروس رابینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

로빈슨, 브루스 1946-

ブルース・ロビンソン

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The peculiar memories of Thomas PenmanFat Man and Little BoyThe obvious elephantWithnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertisingHow to get ahead in advertisingHarold and the duckSmoking in bed : conversations with Bruce Robinson