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Killer Films

Works: 77 works in 407 publications in 7 languages and 30,053 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Killer Films
Still Alice by Richard Glatzer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking, and inspiring
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans le New York des années 1950, une mère de famille bourgeoise, en instance de divorce, vit une liaison amoureuse avec une jeune employée d'un grand magasin. [Médiafilm]
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This middle-class family looks perfect from the outside, but behind closed doors she is having an affair with their African-American gardener, and he is struggling to deal with his homosexuality
One hour photo by Mark Romanek( Visual )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sy works in photo processing. His favorite customers are the Yorkin family. Sy dotes on the Yorkins whenever they drop off film to be processed and they are indulgent of Sy's attentions. What the Yorkins don't know is Sy has been obsessively making copies of their photos, imagining himself to be "Uncle Sy," a member of the family. Sy's tenuous hold on reality begins to collapse when he develops a roll of film brought in by a new customer that suggests infidelity and the notion that his ideal family may be falling apart is troubling for Sy
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,618 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
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( Visual )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,444 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 Michael Curtiz( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,195 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 Alice Arlen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,072 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
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 975 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
Beatriz at dinner by Salma Hayek( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 873 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 tow opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same
The company by Robert Altman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film intended as a realistic look at an American ballet company. The story centers on the professional and personal life of Ry, a rising young ballet dancer. The film contains numerous performance and rehearsal excerpts from ballets in the repertory of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, spotlighting the company's acquisition of Robert Desrosiers' ballet The blue snake, first produced by the National Ballet of Canada in 1985. Desrosiers and American choreographer Lar Lubovitch, denoted only as "the choreographers," essentially play themselves in the film
Kill your darlings by John Krokidas( Visual )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of friendship, love, and murder in the early 1940s. The story recounts the pivotal year that changed Allen Ginsberg's life forever and provided the spark for him to start his creative revolution. Based on true events and characters
A home at the end of the world by Michael Mayer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als twee boezemvrienden elkaar na twintig jaar weer tegenkomen in New York, onstaat er een driehoeksverhouding tussen hen en een vriendin
Velvet goldmine by Todd Haynes( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 631 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 )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and French and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedia ácida que presenta a tres hermanas que luchan por alcanzar la felicidad dentro de los cánones de la clase media estadounidense
The grey zone by Tim Blake Nelson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 608 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 )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 589 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
Motherhood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stay at home mother tries to plan her daughter's birthday party, help her absent-minded husband, make up with her best friend, and still have time to write a large essay for a contest in a major magazine
Mrs. Harris( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, tells the tragic, unlikely tale of Jean Harris who made headlines in the early 1980s after shooting and killing her lover, the celebrated "Scarsdale diet doctor" Herman Tarnower, at his home in suburban New York
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