WorldCat Identities

Robinson, Bruce 1946-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 596 publications in 9 languages and 11,296 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Comedy films  Historical films  War films  Romance films  Gangster films  Musical films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Narrator, Scribe, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Conceptor, Creator, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bruce Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Robinson
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film version of Shakespeare's tragedy in which two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their families, and take their own lives
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

74 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
The rum diary by Johnny Depp( Visual )

45 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,518 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 )

81 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 841 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 )

52 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 819 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 )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 677 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 Paul Newman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 545 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
They all love Jack : busting the Ripper by Bruce Robinson( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 512 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
The obvious elephant by Bruce Robinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 258 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 )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homicide investigator John Berlin believes he has made a breakthrough in a serial killing case when he discovers a witness: a blind woman named Helena, although he himself is a suspect in the murders
Withnail and I by Bruce Robinson( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 200 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
Still crazy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 161 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
Nobody's fool by Paul Newman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 150 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
Harold and the duck by Bruce Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold the dog has always been in charge on the farm. But when an egg hatches and a bossy and domineering duck is born, life changes for Harold
Return to paradise by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 107 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 by Richard Chamberlain( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 102 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
Withnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing fields by Bruce Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the Khmer Rouge captured Phnom Penh in 1975, many thought the killing would end. Instead it started a long nightmare in which three million Cambodians would die in the "killing fields". The Killing Fields is an epic story of friendship and survival."--Conteneur
The rum diary : the long lost novel by Hunter S Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he meets the impossibly gorgeous Chenault and her flashy boyfriend Sanderson, Paul Kemp finds himself in way over his head
 
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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

Robinson, Bruce

Брюс Робинсон британский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист и писатель

ברוס רובינסון סופר בריטי

بروس رابینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

بروس روبنسون

로빈슨, 브루스 1946-

ブルース・ロビンソン

布鲁斯·罗宾逊

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The peculiar memories of Thomas PenmanFat Man and Little BoyThe obvious elephantHow to get ahead in advertisingWithnail and IHarold and the duckSmoking in bed : conversations with Bruce Robinson