Christie, Julie 1941-
Most widely held works about Julie Christie
Most widely held works by Julie Christie
Fahrenheit 451 ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 2,028 libraries worldwide
Montag, a regimented fireman in charge of burning the forbidden volumes, meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Suddenly he finds himself a hunted fugitive, forced to choose not only between two women, but between personal safety and intellectual freedom.
Hamlet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Away from her ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness.
Finding Neverland ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
London, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, Sylvia's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland.
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life.
Finding Neverland ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with the spellbinding allure and childlike innocence of the boy who never grows up.
Red Riding Hood ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Valerie is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village.
McCabe & Mrs. Miller ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. Shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to help McCabe run his business and the whorehouse thrives. McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. His decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town.
Don't look now ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Psychic terror in a Gothic setting in Venice provides the chilling backdrop in this tale of a couple's search for the ghost of their dead daughter.
New York, I love you ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love.
Troy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
In 1193 B.C., Prince Paris, the son of the King of Troy, falls in love with Helen, the wife of the king of Sparta, and convinces her to follow him away from her husband Menelaus, which results in an epic war. The Greeks sail to Troy and lay siege. Achilles, the greatest warrior in all the world, is called in to fight against Troy and give Greece the upper hand. Hector, the eldest son of Priam, King of Troy, and the greatest Trojan warrior, embodies the hopes of the people of his city.
Doctor Zhivago ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of surgeon-poet Yury Zhivago before and during the Russian Revolution. Married to an upper-class girl who is devoted to him, yet he finds himself in love with an unfortunate woman who becomes his muse. Zhivago becomes torn between fidelity and passion. Sympathetic with the Bolshevik revolution, but shaken by the wars and purges, he struggles to retain his individualism as a humanist amid the spirit of collectivism.
The secret life of words ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence.
Shampoo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
George is one of L.A.'s most desirable men, a Beverly Hills hairdresser who makes all his female clients look, and feel, better than ever. Encouraged by his girlfriend Jill to open his own salon, George approaches conservative businessman Lester for financing. Unbeknownst to Lester, George is sleeping with his wife, his mistress and his teenage daughter.
Far from the madding crowd ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
Bathsheba Everdene is a willful, passionate girl who is never satisfied with anything less than a man's complete and helpless adoration. She captures the lives and loves of three very different men. Gabriel Oak is a sheep farmer who is captivated by her beauty and proposes marriage. William Boldwood is an older, prosperous man who had been a confirmed bachelor. Sergeant Frank Troy is a handsome, but reckless swordsman whose given to sudden fits of violence.
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues.
Darling ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
A London photographer's model proceeds from an immature marriage into a series of shady affairs--first with a television talker, then with a slick promotion man, and ultimately in a palazzo as the loveless wife of an Italian prince. After becoming a prisoner of her own success through these disastrous affairs, she realizes the awful price she has paid for happiness. This is a slashing social satire and a devastating spoof of the television-advertising age.
Glorious 39 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
In this tense WWII-era thriller, Anne, a young woman from a political family, stumbles upon sinister evidence relating to a secret Nazi conspiracy plot and ends up caught in a deadly web of lies and betrayal.
Garbo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
An original documentary from Turner Classic Movies, Garbo takes a look at the life and career of the movies' most luminous, reclusive and mystifying star. A portrait of Garbo the woman is drawn through interviews with biographers and admirers. Those offering analysis and reminiscences are biographers Barry Paris, Mark Vieira and Karen Swanson; actor/playwright/fan Charles Busch; Garbo's niece and greatnephews, Gray, Derek and Scott Reisfeld, and acquaintances Gore Vidal, Gavin Lambert, Jack Larson and Sam Green, who was Garbo's confidante and walking companion for 20 years.
Petulia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
An unhappily married socialite woman is trying to get through to a recently divorced doctor, who in his own words just wants to feel something.
Alzheimer's disease--Patients Barrie, J. M.--1860-1937 Biographical films Book burning Censorship Denmark Drama England--London English-speaking countries Escapes Fantasy films Fathers--Death Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films--for the hearing impaired Great Britain Hamlet (Legendary character) Historical films History Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization) Imagination Intellectual freedom Magic Man-woman relationships Married people Melodrama Melodrama Munro, Alice Murder victims' families Never-Never Land (Imaginary place) Nursing home patients Older people Ontario Peter Pan (Fictitious character) Potter, Harry (Fictitious character) Princes Revenge Scandals Science fiction films Science fiction films Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Theater Theaters Thrillers (Motion pictures) Totalitarianism Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Werewolves
Christie, Julie France 1941-
Multiple languages (19)