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Pollack, Sydney 1934-2008

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Most widely held works by Sydney Pollack
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen( Visual )

234 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who runs a coffee plantation in Kenya in 1914
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

152 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Michael Dorsey is a talented actor, but his demanding nature and stubborn temperament have antagonized every producer in New York. Now his agent insists no one will hire him. But Michael needs money - eight thousand dollars to be exact - and to earn it, he's willing to play the role of a lifetime"--Container
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

61 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,909 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 )

58 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,737 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 interpreter by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

77 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,292 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
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,240 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
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dashwood sisters, sensible Eleanor and passionate Marianne, find their chances at marriage seemingly doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
The firm by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

115 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,161 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 )

72 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance and marriage of opposites-- the love that binds them together and the differences that tear them apart. A love story from college to Hollywood in the thirties, forties, and fifties
Jeremiah Johnson by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

67 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremiah Johnson is a man who turns his back on humanity and learns a new code of survival in a brutal land of isolated mountains and hostile Indians
Eyes wide shut by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

88 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,741 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
Three days of the Condor by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

126 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,395 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
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

63 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

54 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy in which the daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family returns from Paris and dazzles the family's two sons
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,091 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 accidently 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
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

48 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,081 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

105 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival
Sliding doors by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
 
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The interpreter
Alternative Names
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 amerykański aktor, reżyser i producent

Sydney Pollack cineasta

Sydney Pollack regista statunitense

Sydney Pollack US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Schauspieler

Σίντνεϊ Πόλακ

Поллак, Сидни

Сидни Полак

Сыдні Полак

Сідні Полак

Сідні Поллак

סידני פולאק

سيدني بولاك

سڈنی پولک

سیدنی پولاک

सिडनी पोलाक

ซิดนีย์ พอลแลค

სიდნი პოლაკი

시드니 폴락

폴락, 시드니 1934-2008

シドニー・ポラック

薛尼·波勒

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The firmThe way we wereJeremiah JohnsonEyes wide shutThree days of the CondorSketches of Frank GehryThey shoot horses don't they?