WorldCat Identities

Robinson, Bruce 1946-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 672 publications in 9 languages and 11,411 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Romance fiction  War films  Television adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Narrator, Scribe, Other, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Conceptor, Conductor, fmd, Creator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers from warring houses fall in love; tragedy ensues
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

76 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,654 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 Johnny Depp( Visual )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Paul Kemp verruilt in de jaren vijftig van de 20e eeuw New York voor een baantje bij een lokale krant op corrupt en zonovergoten Puerto Rico waar hij zich op de been houdt met rum en hamburgers terwijl hij zijn eigen nieuws creëert
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

45 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 794 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 )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 676 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
They all love Jack : busting the Ripper by Bruce Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 607 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
Fat Man and Little Boy by Paul Newman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 555 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is
Withnail & I( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 434 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
Withnail and I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

84 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acerbic and irresistibly self-destructive Withnail and neurotic Marwood are down-at-the-heels actors in 1960s London, living in self-inflicted squalor and drowning their artistic frustrations with booze and any drugs they can get their hands on. Fleeing the doldrums - and unpaid bills - of the city, the pair finds themselves stuck in the less than idyllic country cottage of Withnail's lascivious uncle Monty. Features trailer
Jennifer eight by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

37 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 270 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
Withnail and I by Bruce Robinson( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 223 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 )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 189 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
Still crazy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 165 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 147 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 )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold 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. Suddenly nothing is the same and Harold looks set to lose everything, until help comes from a very unexpected source. Grades K-3. 2005
The music lovers by Richard Chamberlain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 111 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
Return to paradise by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their friend is sentenced to die in Malaysia for a drug deal, two New Yorkers must decide whether to trun themselves into Malaysian officials with the real truth in order to save their friend's life
Withnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to get ahead in advertising( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British comedy takes on elements of the fantastic as it satirizes the advertising industry
 
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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

Robinsonas Briusas

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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