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Hawke, Ethan 1970-

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

89 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,725 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
Boyhood by Richard Linklater( Visual )

68 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from six to eighteen years old on screen. The film was shot intermittently over a twelve-year period from May 2002 to October 2013, showing the growth of Mason and his older sister, Samantha, to adulthood
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

130 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

77 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
The magnificent seven by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

27 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Rose Creek is under the deadly control of Bartholomew Bogue, and the townspeople are desperate for protection. They find protection in seven outlaws. These seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money
Before Sunset by Richard Linklater( Visual )

55 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine years ago, two strangers met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Now, they're about to cross paths again--in Paris--where they will get the chance we all wish we had
Before midnight by Richard Linklater( Visual )

54 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse and Celine first met in their twenties, as seen in Before Sunrise, reunited in their thirties in Before Sunset and, now they face the past, present and future, family, romance and love. Now on a writer's retreat in Greece, the couple looks for a night of passion, but instead their idyllic night turns into a test of their relationship and a discussion of what the future holds for them
White Fang by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man tries to fulfill his father's dying wish to find gold in the treacherous Yukon valley. His incredible journey begins when he meets a veteran gold miner who guides young Jack to his father's claim. Along the way, Jack discovers a kindred spirit who will change his life forever--a magnificent wolf-dog named White Fang. From the taming of a wolf, to the taming of the wild, he must find the courage to conquer his fears and become a man
Before Sunrise by Richard Linklater( Visual )

73 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American man meets a beautiful French student on a train bound for Paris, falls in love and asks her to share his last night in Vienna
Snow falling on cedars by David Guterson( Visual )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder trial has upset the quiet community of San Piedro, and now this tranquil village has become the center of controversy
Fast food nation by Richard Linklater( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

52 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed
The Purge by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual twelve-hour period in which any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal. On that night, plagued by violence and criminal activity, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

67 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella
Daybreakers by Michael Spierig( Visual )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2019, an unknown plague has transformed the world's population into vampires. As the human population nears extinction, so does the blood supply. Now the vampires must find a blood substitute before time runs out. Researcher Edward Dalton and a clandestine group of vampires have made a remarkable discovery, one which has the power to save the human race
Ash Wednesday : a novel by Ethan Hawke( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, AWOL from the Army, heads across America from Albany to New Orleans, Ohio, and Texas in a souped-up Chevy with his pregnant girlfriend, Christy, transforming themselves from passionate lovers into a young family along the way
Waking life by Richard Linklater( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Wiley Wiggins as he searches for answers to the question of whether we are sleepwalking through our waking state or wake-walking through our dreams
Brooklyn's finest by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having endured extremely different career paths, the lives of three disheartened Brooklyn police officers will collide with destiny when they all wind up at the same fatal crime scene
Inside the Actors Studio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

James Lipton hosts an evening of discussion with actor, writer and film director Ethan Hawke. Hawke discusses his upbringing as the son of young, student parents who separated when Hawke was three; his famly's frequent relocations; his mother Leslie and his stepfather Patrick Powers; doing his first play at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey; his first motion picture role, at age13, in Explorers (1985), and his feelings of jealousy and competiveness with his co-star River Phoenix; his education, and his decision to pursue his career as an actor. Hawke examines his roles in the motion pictures Dead poets society (1989), Dad (1989), A midnight clear (1992), Reality bites (1994), Gattaca (1997), on which he worked with Uma Thurman, who later became his wife; Great expectations (1998), Hamlet (2000), and Training day (2001), on which he worked with Denzel Washington. Hawke also speaks about his founding in 1991 of a Theater company called Malaparte; his writing of novels; his fatherhood; his approach to film acting; and his foray into direction with his 2001 film Chelsea walls. A brief question and answer session with Hawke and the Actors Studio master's degree students concludes the program
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Dead Poets Society
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Ethan Hawke acteur de cinéma et réalisateur, romancier

Ethan Hawke aktor amerykański

Ethan Hawke Amerikaans acteur

Ethan Hawke attore, scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Ethan Hawke US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

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GattacaTraining dayBefore SunsetWhite FangBefore SunriseSnow falling on cedarsHamletAsh Wednesday : a novel