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Harwood, Ronald 1934-

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The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

123 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 3,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia, 1940s. An English aristocrat travels to Australia where she meets a rough-hewn cattle driver and an Aboriginal child. This unlikely trio join forces and embark on a transforming journey, driving a herd of cattle across hundreds of miles of beautiful, yet unforgiving, terrain. Their world is torn apart by powerful enemies and they must try to find each other admidst the bombing of the city of Darwin by Japanese forces
Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

60 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1995 at the age of 43, Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a stroke that paralysed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir, Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world, from the psychological torment of being trapped inside his body to his imagined stories from lands that he had only visited in his mind
Quartet by John Cage( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dustin Hoffman directs this comedy drama adapted by writer Ronald Harwood from his own stage play of the same name. Beecham House is a retirement home with a difference: it specifically caters for former artistes including one-time opera singers Cissy (Pauline Collins), Reginald (Tom Courtenay) and Wilf (Billy Connolly). Once part of a quartet, the three still take part in an annual concert to celebrate the birthday of composer Giuseppe Verdi. But this year things are complicated by the arrival of the fourth member of their quartet, Jean (Maggie Smith), a die-hard diva who also happens to be Reginald's ex-wife. Theatrical temperaments and old hostilities flare as the dramatic foursome fuss, flirt and flounce their way through rehearsals, adhering emphatically to that old showbiz adage, 'the show must go on'
The dresser by Ronald Harwood( Book )

74 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provincial theater in wartime England is the setting for this drama exploring an aging Shakespearean actor's relationship with his devoted dresser. 2 acts, 8 men, 3 women, 1 setting
Love in the time of cholera by Mike Newell( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on the Caribbean coast of South America, this love story brings together Fermina Daza, her distinguished husband, and a man who has secretly loved her for more than fifty years
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly darker version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. After living in poor conditions, Oliver runs away to the streets of London. There he meets a gang of pickpockets and soon Oliver's life is changed forever
All the world's a stage by Ronald Harwood( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and Serbian and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and German and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII
Taking sides by Ronald Harwood( Book )

31 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Ages of Gielgud : an actor at eighty( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays over de Engelse auteur (geb.1904) en regisseur, uitg. bij zijn 80e verjaardag
Mandela by Ronald Harwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Nelson Mandela and his fight for black freedom in South Africa
The statement by Brian Moore( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Geschichte eines ehemaligen Nazi-Scharfrichters, der das Ziel von Killern und Polizeiermittlern wird
Taking sides : der Fall Furtwängler by István Szabó( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler choose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a receipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music
Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E. : his life and work in the unfashionable theatre by Ronald Harwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

César and Augusta by Ronald Harwood( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the lives of César Franck and Augusta Holmès
Articles of faith by Ronald Harwood( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Browning version by Mike Figgis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a student who inspires his brilliant yet beleaguered and unappreciated teacher. The brilliant but stern classics instructor at a posh prep school is forced out of his job and into the realization that he is despised in the classroom and at home. One student's act of kindness gives the proud academic the inspiration and courage to build his new life
 
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The Pianist
Alternative Names
Harwood, Ronald

Horowitz, Ronald 1934-

Horwitz, Ronald

Ronald Harwood britischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Theaterschauspieler

Ronald Harwood brytyjski dramatopisarz i scenarzysta filmowy pochodzenia południowoafrykańskiego

Ronald Harwood sceneggiatore, scrittore e commediografo sudafricano

Ronald Harwood schrijver uit Zuid-Afrika

Сэр Роналд Ҳарвуд

Харвуд, Рональд

רונלד הארווד

רונלד הרווד

رونالد هاروود فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده اهل آفریقای جنوبی

ハーウッド, ロナルド

ロナルド・ハーウッド

罗纳德·哈伍德 South African dramatist and playwright

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Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterflyThe dresserLove in the time of choleraThe dresserTaking sidesThe statementSir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E. : his life and work in the unfashionable theatre