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Weir, Peter 1944-

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Most widely held works by Peter Weir
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

125 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Master and commander the far side of the world by Peter Weir( Visual )

73 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
The Truman show by Peter Weir( Visual )

156 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truman's life is a fake. He lives in a big studio with hidden cameras everywhere. His friends and people around him are actors who play their roles in the most popular television series in the world: The Truman Show. He thinks he is an ordinary man and has no idea about how he is being exploited. What will he do when he finds out?
Witness by Peter Weir( Visual )

105 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young Amish woman and her son get caught up in the murder of an undercover narcotics agent, their savior turns out to be the hardened Philadelphia detective John Book, who runs head-on into the non-violent world of a Pennsylvania Amish community
Gallipoli by Peter Weir( Visual )

137 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends are involved with the battle between Australia and the German-occupied Turks in this commentary on the wastes of war
The way back( Visual )

42 editions published between 1000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941 three men walked out of the Himalayas into India. They has survived a 4,000 mile walk to freedom. While there is disagreement on whether or not this is a true story, this film is a textbook example of the "man vs. Nature-red-in-tooth-and-claw" survival film. Janusz, a Polish prisoner of war, is forced to sign a false confession and shipped off to Siberia to rot in the most brutal prison system in the world--the Gulag. In prison, he meets a renowned Russian actor, an American architect, and a hardened Russian gangster. Janusz convinces six of his fellows to accompany him in an escape, which improbably succeeds, and then the real trial begins--a punishing race against the elements, time, hunger, and fear
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

91 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
The year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

64 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval
The Mosquito Coast by Peter Weir( Visual )

40 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie Fox is fed up. Angered by an America that "buys junk, sells junk, eats junk," and a world whose nuclear doomsday clock is always two minutes away from midnight, the brilliant inventor leads his trusting wife and four children into the remote Central American jungles to carve out a new society
Green card by Peter Weir( Visual )

61 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strangers agree to a marriage of convenience. She gets the apartment of her dreams, and he gets a green card to live in the U.S. Before they know it, the two encounter difficulties. And worst yet, they just might be falling in love
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
Fearless by Peter Weir( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man who survived a plane crash becomes more wildly alive and takes more risks when he discovers that the crash transformed him into a man without fear of death. Meanwhile, his wife struggles to find within him the man she married, and another survivor of the crash believes nothing and no one can heal her pain
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir( Visual )

44 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Gallipoli by Jack Bennett( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 1 pamphlet, 1 booklet and 10 photographs
Der Club der toten Dichter by Peter Weir( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carpe diem! Nutze den Tag!" ist der wichtigste Lehrsatz des Englischlehrers John Keating, gespielt von Oscar-Preisträger Robin Williams. Mit grosser Ausstrahlung und neuen Lehrmethoden bringt er die gesamte Schule, ein Internat für Jungen, und ihre starren Traditionen völlig durcheinander. Mit Humor und Menschlichkeit kämpft er für Poesie, Liebe und Phantasie, die "das Leben lebenswert machen". Er lehrt seine Schüler, Persönlichkeit zu entwickeln und sich selbst treu zu bleiben. Doch damit macht er sich unbeliebt. Seine Gegner schrecken vor nichts zurück, und ein Verräter ist schnell gefunden...-
Master and commander : sfida ai confini del mare by Peter Weir( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambientada en las guerras napoleónicas, Crowe es el capitán Jack "el afortunado" Aubrey de Patrick O'Brian, famoso por ser un capitán muy intrépido de la Armada Británica, y Paul Bettany es el cirujano a bordo Stephen Maturin. Su barco, el Surprise, es atacado de repente por un enemigo muy superior. Con el HMS Surprise seriamente dañado y gran parte de su tripulación herida, Aubrey se debate entre el deber y la amistad cuando emprende una persecución de alto riesgo que le llevará por dos océanos, para interceptar y capturar a su adversario; en una misión que puede decidir el destino de una nación, o destruirle a él y a sus hombres
Picknick am Valentinstag( Visual )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am Valentinstag des Jahres 1900 unternimmt eine Mädchenklasse und ihre Lehrerinnen einen Ausflug zum Naturdenkmal Hanging Rock. Als am Abend vier Mädchen und eine Lehrerin fehlen beginnt eine erfolglose Suchaktion
Peter Weir short film collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 to go : Michael: Part of a trilogy concerning the problems of young people in Australia. Michael has to make decisions in the complex but permissive world of the early 70s. His friends have followed social norm and taken the straight and narrow path of conformity and Michael has followed. But he knows that another subculture of morality and social standards exists. He explores this world to discover where he fits in to this 'new world' of thought
The fifth facade( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 20 October 1973, the Sydney Opera House was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II. From conception to completion, it had taken more than 15 years and over $100 million. A remarkable feat of engineering skill and innovation, this striking and imaginative building captured the world's interest and is considered by many to be among the great architectural achievements of the 20th century. In the years since its completion, the Sydney Opera House has become one of the most identifiable of Australia's icons - ranking with the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Uluru, the koala and kangaroo. The construction of this architectural masterpiece was recorded by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit from its inception. The resulting documentary has been called The Fifth Facade - a reference to the roof which is the building's most distinctive feature. The fifth facade documents the history of the Opera House, from the selection of the site at Bennelong Point to the official opening. The commentary of Jorn Utzon, the Danish architect who won the worldwide competition for the original building design, offers insights into his vision for a construction appropriate to the to the site it occupied and the functions it was to serve. He details the unique structural and aesthetic problems that had to be solved to make his vision a reality. A Film Australia production. 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Producer: Anthony Buckley Director: Donald Crombie Writer: Keith Gow, Peter Weir, Donald Crombie DOP/Cinematographer: Bruce Hillyard Narrator/Presenter: Sam Wanamaker, Jorn Utzon
The essential Maurice Jarre film music collection Doctor Zhivago and other classic themes by Maurice Jarre( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dead Poets Society
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Peter Weir australijski reżyser filmowy

Peter Weir Australisch filmregisseur

Peter Weir australischer Regisseur

Peter Weir director de cine australiano

Peter Weir ralisateur australien

Peter Weir regista australiano

Petrus Weir

Weir, P. I.

Weir, Peter

Weir, Peter Lindsay 1944-

Πίτερ Γουίαρ

Πίτερ Γουίαρ 1944-

Питер Уир 1944-

Питър Уиър

Пітер Вір

Уир, Питер

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The Truman showWitnessThe year of living dangerouslyThe Mosquito CoastThe last wavePicknick am ValentinstagThe history of love