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Cusack, Sinéad

Overview
Works: 124 works in 316 publications in 5 languages and 12,562 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television plays  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Science fiction films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sinéad Cusack
V for vendetta by James McTeigue ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play portraying the varieties of love at an aristocratic country house
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
North & South by John Jakes ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern England mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton
Clamorous voices : Shakespeare's women today by Carol Chillington Rutter ( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wrath of the Titans by Sam Worthington ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zeus is betrayed by Hades, captured and brought to the Underworld, and Perseus must abandon his attempts to retire to a quiet life as a fisherman, find Zeus, and end the Titans' struggle to rule the earth
Stealing beauty by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nineteen year old girl spends the summer in Italy, determined to fulfill two dreams. The first, to consummate the romance with the Italian boy she fell in love with four years earlier, and the second, to discover the identity of her father through clues in her mother's diary
William Shakespeare's The winter's tale by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"King Leontes of Sicilia is seized by sudden and terrible jealousy of his wife Hermione, whom he accuses of adultery. He believes the child Hermione is bearing to have been fathered by his friend Polixenes, and when the baby girl is born he orders her to be taken to some wild place and left to die. Though Hermione's child escapes death, Leontes' cruelty has terrible consequences. Loss paves the way for reunion, and life and hope are born out of desolation and despair"--Container
I capture the castle by Dodie Smith ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a classic English story, Cassandra Mortmain chronicles in her diary what happens to her eccentric family when a young American man inherits the local estate. The bittersweet love story that ensues is far more complicated than she ever imagines
A room with a view ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1912 young Lucy Honeychurch and her nervous chaperone embark on a grand tour of Italy. Alongside sweeping landscapes, Lucy encounters a suspect group of characters, including socialist Mr. Emerson and his working-class son George, who both surprise and intrigue her. When piqued interest turns to potential romance, Lucy is whisked away and eventually home to England, where her attention turns to Cecil Vyse. When George appears in England determined to stop Lucy's marriage to Cecil, Lucy is faced with a difficult choice
Playing Shakespeare by John Barton ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Oliver's travels ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Oliver, a university lecturer with an obsession for anagrams and crosswords, has been a question-setter for "Mastermind". When made redundant by the new Vice-Chancellor of the New University (his former Polytechnic) in a general restructuring of the university, Oliver decides to use his new-found freedom to search for his favourite crossword compiler, known only by the pseudonym of "Aristotle". When he locates "Aristotle's" Welsh home, he is horrified to find that it has been burnt down. He goes to the local police station to report "Aristotle" as a missing person and, while there, meets Diane Priest, a policewoman who, Oliver claims, is his 'predestined' companion. Oliver invites Diane to join him in his travels and later, when she is suspended from duty by her superiors, she decides to do so - joining Oliver in his search for "Aristotle". From that moment on, they share many life-threatening situations (as well as mutual love) before their quest for the elusive "Aristotle" comes to a final and gripping conclusion."--David McAnally, Internet Movie Database
Waterland by Graham Swift ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disillusioned history professor Tom Crick, in an age of cynicism and despair, inspires his students to embrace the past and discover the marvels and mysteries of life
Cyrano de Bergerac by J.-P Rappeneau ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I decided to excel in everything!" proclaims Cyrano de Bergerac, the poet, philosopher, and gallant soldier famed for his incomparable swordplay and wordplay. But Cyrano will never excel at what he wants most: winning the love of beautiful Roxanne. His large, deformed nose makes him hideously ugly -- so Cyrano uses his heartfelt eloquence to woo Roxanne for a rival."--Container
Language and character by John Barton ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presenter/director John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of language to define character, and his characters' use of heightened language to achieve their intentions. Explores the Elizabethan relish of words and the use of Elizabethan English in the development of Shakespeare's characters
Uncovered by Jim McBride ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia is an art restorer who is restoring a fifteenth-century painting. Her work on a Flemish painting reveals a hitherto undiscovered Latin phrase which translates as "Who killed the knight?". She goes to the art authorities she knows to find out what it might mean. Oddly, at the same time, a series of murders, including art experts, patrons and restorers has Julia scrambling to find out what is happening. She finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery of the deaths around her
Rocket Gibraltar by Daniel Petrie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Levi Rockwell's family gathers around him on his 77th birthday. Each has their own problems, including Rockwell, who is terminally ill
Affairs of the heart. classic tales of love and loss based on the fiction of Henry James ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peer into the drawing rooms of Victorian high society in these vintage adaptations of the writings of Henry James."--Container
Hoffman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged businessman blackmails a beautiful young secretary into spending a week with him. What begins as a seemingly sinister ordeal develops into a bond between the two
The Elizabeth Gaskell collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wives & daughters: A coming of age story, a romance and a comedy of manners, the film focuses on the fortunes of three families -- the Gibsons, the Hamleys and the Cumnors -- in the English village of Hollingford
 
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Alternative Names
Cusack, Sinead 1948-
Cusack, Sinéad Mary.
Cusack, Sinéad Mary, 1948-
SINAD CUSACK
Languages
English (150)
French (5)
German (3)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
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