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Killer Films

Overview
Works: 104 works in 479 publications in 6 languages and 32,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Killer Films
Still Alice by Richard Glatzer( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnonsis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring. Also starring Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
One hour photo by Mark Romanek( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A creepy loner who works in a photo processing department imagines himself as part of his favorite family, with disastrous results
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the different stages and changes in Bob Dylan's career, six actors each portray the musician at different points of his life, creating a patchwork of personalities, attitudes, interests and ambitions
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
Then she found me by Helen Hunt( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to start a family, New York schoolteacher, April Epner hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband unexpectedly abandons her and her adoptive mother dies. She gets another shock when she meets her biological mother, an eccentric, self-centered talk show host, whom at first she rejects. Then the divorced dad of one of her students begins courting April. As her life is turned upside-down, April finds herself opening up in ways she had never imagined
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When writer and Manhattan society darling, Truman Capote, reads of the Clutter family murders in Kansas, he is immediately intrigued. He convinces The New Yorker magazine to assign him to write a story. Accompanying him is friend Harper Lee, whose book 'To kill a mocking bird' is about to be published. Capote eventually wins over Alvin Dewey, the local officer leading the hunt for the killes. The murderers, Perry SMith anf Dick Hickock are captured, tried and sentenced to die. Capote visits them in jail, now keen to turn the articel into a non-fiction novel, but his association with Perry Smith has unexpected emotional consequences."--Container
Beatriz at dinner by Salma Hayek( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a spiritual health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire real estate developer. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same
First reformed( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the off-Broadway musical hit, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" presents a drama queen getting not only what she needs, but also what she wants: love, unfettered and unconditional. Hedwig, a surgically botched transsexual from East Germany, travels the States with his band, playing a string of Red Lobster-type restaurants to audiences rendered incredulous by his boyish brand of girl glam; he reveals his story in flashbacks between musical numbers. For Hedwig, who exists in an indeterminate but politically charged space between freedom and frustration, life is about looking for her personal dividing wall - to smash it into ruin
The company by Robert Altman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the world of dance as seen through the eyes of a talented young dancer on the brink of success
Kill your darlings by John Krokidas( Visual )

16 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of obsession and murder. When Allen Ginsberg is accepted at Columbia, he finds stuffy tradition clashing with the daringly modern ideas and attitudes- embodied by Lucien Carr. Lucien is an object of fascination for shy, unsophisticated Allen, and soon he is drawn into Lucien's hard-drinking, jazz-clubbing circle of friends, including William Burroughs and David Kammerer, who clearly resents Allen's position as Lucien's new sidekick. A true story of friendship, love and murder, "Kill Your Darlings" recounts the pivotal year that changed Allen Ginsberg's life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution
Colette by Keira Knightley( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After marrying 'Willy,' a successful Parisian writer, Colette is transplanted to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite a semi-autobiographical novel about a witty and brazen country girl named Claudine, sparking a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring additional Claudine novels. Colette's fight over creative ownership and gender roles drives her to overcome societal constraints, revolutionizing literature, fashion and sexual expression
A home at the end of the world by Michael Mayer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends, charting a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together?
Velvet goldmine by Todd Haynes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 10 years since glam-rock superstar Brian Slade faked his own death and vanished from the spotlight. Now, it's the job of an investigative reporter to locate this living legend and uncover the truth behind his disappearance!
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and French and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection. Includes illicit sexual behavior
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles a unit of Auschwitz [II]'s Sonderkommando, a special squad of Jewish prisoners, who staged the only armed revolt that would ever take place at Auschwitz"--Container
At any price( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple ... wants his rebellious son Dean ... to help expand his family's farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional racecar driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family's entire livelihood"--Container
 
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