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Avary, Roger

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Most widely held works by Roger Avary
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

170 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
Silent Hill by Christophe Gans( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the continuous sleep walking episodes of Sharon, the young daughter of Rose Da Silva, the decision is made to take Sharon to the place only mentioned in her restless dreams- Silent Hill. However, the road to Silent Hill is anything but easy to access, and Rose creates a high speed chase between herself and a police officer only to end in a crash for them both. When she wakes up, Sharon has disappeared and Rose is at the entrance to the deserted, dream-like town of Silent Hill. As Rose begins the search for her daughter, she does not realize the terror and mystery surrounding her. Rose is led on a blind search for her beloved daughter, finding herself getting more and more entwined into disturbing past of Silent Hill
The rules of attraction( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean is a student at a well-respected private college on the East Coast. Sean is attracted to Lauren, while Lauren is infatuated with Victor. Lauren's empty-headed roommate Lara is also attracted to Victor, while he has no qualms about being involved with both. Lauren used to date Paul, but Paul, a bisexual, currently lusts after Sean. Meanwhile, friendly campus drug dealer Rupert finds a ready market for cocaine among his classmates; Sean, a user, finds himself financially embarrassed and begins dealing drugs to help pay off his debts, while leading Paul on for his ready supply of marijuana
Beowulf by Caitlín R Kiernan( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling in graphic novel format of Britain's oldest epic brings to life the warrior named Beowulf who defeated the ogre Grendel, Grendel's mother, and the dragon that threatened his kingdom
Killing Zoe by Roger Avary( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zed, a safecracker, goes to Paris to help his buddy Eric pull a Bastille Day bank heist. Unfortunately, the heist goes sour and Eric becomes a drug-crazed sociopath
Beowulf : the script book by Neil Gaiman( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The screenplay for the fall 2007 film inspired by the classic tale of a warrior's battle against a murderous outcast monster contains, in addition to the script, original drafts documenting its evolution and extensive screenwriter notes on the final version
Sarah Morris : bye bye Brazil by Sarah Morris( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standing still by Matthew Cole Weiss( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high school and college friends of a couple about to be married show up for the wedding, each bringing their dating issues and emotional baggage with them
Pulp fiction by Dana B Polan( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For many viewers Quentin Tarantino's films, especially Pulp Fiction (1994), defined American cinema in the 1990s. The films are hard, fast, funny, stylish and filled with clever allusions to other works of popular culture - they epitomise chic 90s post-modernism. Pulp Fiction was also a phenomenal cult success and one of the first films to be hotly debated in internet chatrooms and on fan websites." "Dana Polan sets out to unlock the style and technique of Pulp Fiction. He shows quite how broad Tarantino's points of reference are and analyses the film's considerable narrative accomplishment and complexity. Where middlebrow opinion tended to write off Pulp Fiction for its violence and its worship of cool, Polan shows how the film exemplifies new kinds of engagement with cultural and social codes (such as those of racial identity)."--Jacket
La légende de Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in French and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un héros autoproclamé et arrogant, qui narre lui-même ses exploits et crée sa propre légende : voici Beowulf, le célèbre pourfendeur de monstres, protecteur du royaume. Il sera celui qui libérera la terre des Vikings de l'horrible bête qui la hante, en échange il réclame beaucoup d'or et une couronne. Une seule question demeure, quel sera le terrible prix de son ambition sans borne?
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Cabot et son fils "Nice Guy" Eddie organisent un vol de diamants pour lequel ils recrutent 5 escrocs à qui ils assignent des pseudonymes. Lors du cambriolage, les criminels se font surprendre par la police et doivent battre en retraite. M. Orange reçoit une balle mais il est secouru par M. White qui le transporte d'urgence au point de rendez-vous, un hangar désaffecté. M. Pink les rejoint bientôt, persuadé qu'un membre du groupe les a trahis. Tous se soupçonnent mutuellement. Bientôt les masques tombent
Kids ; The rules of attraction( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids: 24 hours in the life of a group of contemporary teenagers who believe they are invincible ; The rules of attraction: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate
La leggenda di Beowulf( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un eroe avanza proclamando la sua fama e il suo onore: Beowulf. Annientatore di mostri, difensore del regno, ucciderà la vorace belva che sta devastando la terra dei vichinghi pretendendo oro e il trono come ricompensa. Ma alla fine la sua sfrenata ambizione esigerà un terribile dazio
An open system meets an open system : Sarah Morris and Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation by Sarah Morris( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American artist Sarah Morris talks with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist about her films and paintings. Discussion includes her longtime interest in urban development, and architects including Philip Johnson, Mies van der Rohe, Robert Venturi and others
Fiction Pulpeuse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in French and held by 10 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
Las Reglas del juego( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una escuela, Sean Bateman y sus amigos buscan constantemente la forma de divertirse organizando fiestas. Tres estudiantes se verán envueltos en un curioso triángulo de amor, pasión y castigo. Su origen privilegiado y su adicción a las drogas, el alcohol y el sexo, dejan al desnudo a unos protagonistas que deberán establecer sus propias reglas del juego
Les lois de l'attraction by Roger Avary( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camden College, au milieu des années 80. La vie du campus tourne autour du sexe et de la drogue. Alors que tout le monde couche avec tout le monde, un étrange trio amoureux se crée entre Sean, le tombeur, qui s'éprend de Lauren, laquelle garde sa virginité pour son très superficiel boyfriend, tandis que son ex, Paul, bisexuel, aimerait bien conquérir Sean
Pulp fiction : screenplay by Quentin Tarantino( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Avary, Roger 1965-

Avary, Roger Roberts

Avary, Roger Roberts 1965-

Avery, Roger Roberts

Avery, Roger Roberts 1965-

Regor, Yrava 1965-

Roberts Avary, Roger

Roger Avary Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Roger Avary amerykański reżyser

Roger Avary Canadian producer, screenwriter and director

Roger Avary sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Roger Avary US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

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