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Pollack, Sydney 1934-2008

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Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

149 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

137 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya (British East Africa) in 1914. An epic romance of love and loss
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

57 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What have we learned (and what might we have forgotten) from history's bloody backwash? Guilt, love, and history are three skeins, woven together to create human beings or, alternately, human monsters. The question of wartime culpability undergirds the May-December romance in postwar Berlin between Hanna, a weary-looking, sexually rapacious streetcar ticket-taker and Michael, a young schoolboy whom she seduces, ravenously and to his great delight. One day, Hanna is gone, with no explanation, and Michael grows into a promising young law student. His class attends a trial, where the new Germany judges the past and, by default, the lovers as well."--Container
The interpreter by Karen Holmes( Visual )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In one of the hidden corridors of power at United Nations headquarters, translator Silvia Broome (Kidman) overhears a potentially explosive secret about a planned assassination attempt. But when federal agent Tobin Keller (Penn) investigates her claim and digs deeper into Silvia's dangerous past, he begins to question whether she is a victim - or a suspect"--Container
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sense and sensibility: The Dashwood sisters, sensible Eleanor and passionate Marianne, find their chances at marriage seemingly doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune -- The remains of the day: The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically perfect butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper in the employ of a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
The Firm by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

79 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
The way we were by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

59 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome, former star athlete and an attractive defender of radical causes meet by accident eight years after college and fall in love. Their marriage of opposites is strained by seemingly inevitable conflicts and finally reaches a painful end
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

59 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremiah Johnson, disillusioned by society, sets out to be a mountain man in the mid-1800s
Eyes wide shut by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

80 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wife's admission of unfulfilled sexual longings plunges Dr. William Harford, a New Yorker, into an erotic odyssey that could destroy his marriage and ensnare him in a lurid murder mystery
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gavin Banek is an attorney in a rush to make a court appointment to file legal papers involving a multi-million dollar trust accidentally collides with Doyle Gipson, an alcoholic insurance salesman. Doyle is also in a rush for a court appointment involving the custody of his children. Gavin leaves the scene of the accident and strands Doyle, causing him to miss his custody hearing. During the process of the post-crash discussion, Gavin accidentally drops the papers he needs to present in court. The judge gives him until the end of the day to present the papers and thus begins a cat and mouse game between both men. After a few questionable actions by both men, they finally start questioning their actions and their lives. In the end, both come to a new understanding of what is important and appear to be set in new ethical and moral directions
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A news reporter is led by a crooked federal agent into writing a story implicating someone in a murder they didn't commit
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

53 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A CIA agent who is on the run from a mass slaughter in his research office suddenly finds himself the target of both his employers and the unknown killers of his associates
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

46 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to computer technology, Frank Gehry's minimal, erratically penned, squiggly sketches are translated by a team of model makers, software wizards, and engineers into plans that evolve into grand monuments. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process, provide a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, works
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabrina, the naive daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family, is obsessed with David, the family's younger son. When Sabrina returns to Long Island from Paris as a sophisticated young woman, she begins a romance with David, who has meanwhile become engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family. This new romance threatens the business interests of Linus, the older son, so he pretends to court Sabrina in order to woo her away from David, but ends up falling in love with her himself
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
Sliding Doors by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a morning train back to her apartment
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense thriller, an American prosecutor finds himself the prime suspect in a sensational murder case, and discovers that the system of justice to which he once vigorously committed himself is now aggresively pursuing him and threatening to destroy his career, family and even his life
Random hearts by David Patrick Columbia( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An internal affairs sergeant and a Congresswoman become entangled in a shocking mystery and an unexpected romance after their spouses are killed in a plane crash together
 
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Pollack, Sidney.

Pollack, Sidney 1934-2008

Pollack, Sydney

Pollack, Sydney Irwin 1934-2008

Sidnijs Polaks amerikāņu kinorežisors

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack acteur, réalisateur et producteur américain

Sydney Pollack Amerikaans acteur

Sydney Pollack amerikai filmrendező, producer, színész, 1934-2008

Sydney Pollack amerykański aktor, reżyser i producent

Sydney Pollack cineasta

Sydney Pollack regista statunitense

Sydney Pollack US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Schauspieler

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시드니 폴락

폴락, 시드니 1934-2008

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The FirmThe way we wereJeremiah JohnsonEyes wide shutSketches of Frank GehryRandom heartsMaking Tootsie : a film study with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack