Most widely held works by Andrew Niccol
Gattaca ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,736 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.
The Truman show ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!" -- Container.
Lord of war ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the rise and fall of Yuri Orlov, from his early days in the early 1980s in Little Odessa to selling guns to mobsters in his local neighbourhood, and through to his ascension through the decade of excess and indulgence into the early 90s. He forms a business partnership with an African warlord and his psychotic son. His relationship with his younger brother is somewhat volatile, he is married to a famous model, and he is relentlessly pursued by a determined federal agent and his inner demons sway between his drive for success and the immorality of what he does.
S1m0ne ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 622 libraries worldwide
Critically acclaimed director Viktor Taransky has discovered the perfect actress. She is beautiful, talented, and virtually perfect in every way ... She is Simone, a digitally constructed, computer generated actress.
The Truman show : the shooting script by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Die Truman Show ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 33 libraries worldwide
An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a TV show watched by millions.
Bienvenue à Gattaca by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in Multiple languages and French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Dans un futur proche, à Gattaca, les êtres parfaits sont génétiquements sélectionnés dès leur naissance. Eux seuls sont promis à une vie de succès, et peuvent participer aux programmes spatiaux. Mais Vincent va défier le système, et prendre l'identité d'un être parfait pour appartenir à l'élite. Dès lors il risque sa vie, et se retrouve au coeur d'une vaste connexion de mensonges, de corruption, et de meurtre.
The Truman show by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Gattaca, directed by Andrew Niccol by Richard McRoberts ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Gattaca Bienvenue à Gattaca by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A Gattaca, les êtres parfaits sont génétiquement sélectionnés dès leur naissance. Eux seuls sont promis à une vie de succès et peuvent participer aux programmes spatiaux. Vincent qui rêve depuis son enfance d'aller dans l'espace, défie le sustème et prend l'identité d'un être parfait pour appartenir à l'élite. Dès lors, il risque sa vie et se retrouve au coeur d'une vaste connexion de mensonges, de corruption et de meurtre...
Paying through the nose : and other English expressions by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Truman Show : an original screenplay by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Swallowing your pride : and other English expressions by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The Truman show by Peter Weir ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Simone ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress "Simone" to sub for the star--the first totally believable synthetic actress. The "actress" becomes an overnight sensation, with a major singing career as well, and everyone thinks she's a real person. However, as Simone's fame skyrockets, he cannot bear to admit his fraud to himself or the world.
Lord of war by Andrew Niccol ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Né en Ukraine, Yuri Orlov arrive aux Etat-Unis et travaille dans le restaurant familial. Au début des années 80, il a la révélation de sa vie en assistant à un réglement de comptes sanglant et découvre une activité bien plus rentable : le traffic d'armes. Audacieux, ingénieux et fin négociateur, il devient vite un trafiquant international prisé des dictateurs, entraînant son jeune frère Vitali dans son sillage. Poursuivant sa double vie, il utilise ses relations à l' Est pour multiplier les coups toujours plus risqués, malgrés Jack Valentine, l'agent d'interpol lancé à sa poursuite...
The Truman show : a screenplay by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Die Truman-Show meisterhafte Satire ( )
1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Making a fast buck : and other English expressions by Andrew Niccol ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
El show de Truman = The Truman show ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 1 library worldwide
Es la estrella de un programa de TV... pero no lo sabe. Truman es un hombre cuya existencia se ha convertido en la serie más popular y duradera de la historia de la pequeña pantalla sin él saberlo.
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