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Thompson, Emma

Works: 448 works in 1,734 publications in 11 languages and 64,195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fantasy films  History  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PR4034, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Emma Thompson
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee ( Visual )
131 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells of the Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, whose chances at marriage seem doomed by their family's sudden loss of fortune
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his wedding a week away, Claudio can't wait to marry the beautiful young Hero. To distract him, his best friend Don Pedro devises mischief: a romantic trap for the sharp-tongued Beatrice and the man she loves to hate, Benedick. Their amusement is almost spoiled by the jealous scheming of Don John, but love and laughter prevail when the local constable unwittingly exposes the plot--and all the trouble proves to be much ado about nothing (111 min.)
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban
Howards End by James Ivory ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
Nanny McPhee by Kirk Jones ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nanny McPhee can tame even the most unruly children with a tap of her magic walking stick. Her latest challenge is the bratty brood of a recent widower Mr. Brown. He is under pressure to find a new wife or lose his much-needed allowance from wealthy Aunt Adelaide. His love for scullelry maid Evangeline remains unspoken as he wincingly woos the eagerly merry widow Mrs. Quickly, but Brown's raucous rugrats have a plan to make things right, especially after they've come under the benevolent influence of Nanny McPhee, whose peculiar brand of discipline works wonders for everyone involved
Brave by Kelly MacDonald ( Visual )
28 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Merida, an archer and self-reliant young woman, makes a decision which defies custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. To restore her kingdom, she must rely on her bravery and archery skills
Love actually by Richard Curtis ( Visual )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The remains of the day by James Ivory ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Angels in America by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1985. Revolves around two very different men with AIDS, one fictional, one fictionalized. Roy Cohn, personifies all the hypocrisy, delusion and callousness of the official response to the plague. Nothing shakes Roy's lack of empathy: even on his death bed, he's fighting with his gay nurse and taunting the woman he helped put to death, Ethel Rosenberg. The other patient is Prior Walter, who is visited by an angel and deserted by his self-pitying lover, Louis. Louis moves on to a relationship with Joe Pitt, a Mormon lawyer whose closeted homosexuality drives his wife to delusions and brings his mother to New York
Treasure planet by Ron Clements ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[An] amazing tale of a brave young man's thrilling journey to new frontiers aboard a flying ship"--Container
Last chance Harvey by Joel Hopkins ( Visual )
38 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvey, a divorced, down-on-his-luck music jingle composer, and Kate, a lonely British airline employee, are brought together by chance. Harvey comes to London for his daughter's wedding, planning only to attend the wedding ceremony. However, he ends up being let go from his job before going back to America and decides to stay for the reception, asking Kate to accompany him. Thus begins a growing connection between these two guarded strangers
Stranger than fiction ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harold Crick - IRS auditor, milquetoast, and poster child for obsessive-compulsive disorder - wakes one morning to hear a woman's voice in his bathroom, narrating his life as he is living it, subsequently announcing his imminent death. This is a big problem, since Harold has a burning crush on Ana, his latest audit case. Searching for the source of the voice, he turns to literary theory-spewing professor Jules Hilburt, who eventually discovers that talented but troubled novelist Karen Eiffel is writing Harold--he is the central character of her new novel, "Death and Taxes." The question is: will Harold's story end as a comedy, or a tragedy?
An education by Lynn Barber ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Wit by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is, until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Nanny McPhee returns ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Nanny McPhee appears at the farmhouse door of a busy young mother Isabel Green, she discovers that Mrs. Green's children are in an all-out household war with their two spoiled city cousins. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and an elephant that turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is how to get along
Men in black 3 by Barry Sonnenfeld ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agent J must travel back in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s and save his partner, Agent K, from being assassinated by an alien. Along the way, Agent J teams up with young Agent K and learns that there are secrets to the universe that Agent K never told him
Primary colors by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Noordierse kruimeldief Gerry Conlon wordt samen met drie andere Ieren (de zg. Guildford Four) in 1974 op grond van door de politie vervalst bewijs veroordeeld voor een IRA-bomaanslag in Guildford. Na heropening van hun zaak na 15 jaar worden ze alsnog vrijgesproken
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トンプソン, エマ
English (645)
Spanish (55)
German (42)
French (36)
Multiple languages (10)
Japanese (3)
Catalan (3)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
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