WorldCat Identities

Knight, Andrew 1953-

Overview
Works: 78 works in 225 publications in 4 languages and 6,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Biographical films  Legal television programs  Television series  Television comedies  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Andrew Knight
 
Most widely held works by Andrew Knight
Hacksaw Ridge : a true story by Teresa Palmer( Visual )

52 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 2,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the bloodiest battle of WWII, in Okinawa, Desmond Doss saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he singlehandedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers and was wounded by a grenade and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor
The water diviner by Russell Crowe( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, an Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. With insurmountable obstacles he must travel across the battle-scarred Turkish landscape to find the truth and his own peace
Jack Irish( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Australian aid-worker is kidnapped by Muslim extremists, a high-stakes race to save his life pits East against West in these exciting new episodes. From the island of Mindanao in the Philippines to Melbourne, Jack Irish is caught in a global web of religious zealotry among right-wing Christians and media-savvy jihadists
Rake( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On any single day, Cleaver Greene is described as many things: to jurors he is hilarious, but to must judges he is an outrage. To the tax office, he is a defendant; to a certain brothel owner, a legend; and to his former cocaine dealer, a tragic loss. His favorite clients are those that appear to be hopelessly guilty. Despite his faults, Greene's wit and charm have won him hordes of female admirers over the years
The water diviner by Andrew Anastasios( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constantinople, 1919, Joshua Connor, an Australian farmer, arrives in Turkey to fulfil a pledge made on his wife's grave - to find the bodies of their three sons, lost in battle in Gallipoli, and bring them home. In the enemy city Connor meets Orhan, a michievous Turkish boy, and his mother Ayshe, who is struggling to keep her family hotel afloat and rebuild her life after the war. Connor can trace life-giving water under the earth, but finding his sons at Gallopoli seems impossible when faced with the gruesome landscape of sun-bleached bones and rotting uniforms. But a Turkish officer gives the broken father hope where there was none - Connor's eldest son may still be alive. As Connor risks his life travelling into the heart of Anatolia one question haunts him: If his son is alive why hasn't he come home?
Rake by Richard Roxburgh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smart but self-destructive lawyer Cleaver Greene faces new challenges to his career and his personal life as the hit Australian comedy drama returns. Last seen dangling from a runway hot air balloon, Cleaver crashes into the window of wanted criminal Edgar Thompson. Forced out of hiding, Edgar stirs up a huge corruption scandal involving most of the politicians in Sydney, and vows revenge on Cleaver
Rake( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleaver makes a bitter enemy of the powerful new Attorney General, Cal McGregor, when Cleaver is caught having an affair with his wife. Cleaver's paramour, Missy, causes a scandal with a memoir about her life as a prostitute, and his best friend's wife, Scarlet, can't forgive Cleaver for the damage he caused to her marriage. Cleaver's legal career is just as hectic as his personal life as he defends alleged terrorists, teenage murderers, and leakers of classified information
Rake( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleaver languishes in jail, facing the consequences of his crimes and misbehaviors, while he awaits the outcome of his appeal. When the conviction is quashed at last, he discovers his world has grown even more chaotic in his absence. The proliferation of Royal Commissions, inquiries and corruption trials requires so many barristers, even Cleaver can find work. Of course, Cleaver being Cleaver, he finds himself at the heart of a billion dollar criminal, political and moral dilemma
A necessary death( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film student Gilbert has a novel idea for his final thesis project: find someone who wants to commit suicide and follow them through the final days of their life. Gilbert posts a message on the Internet looking for a suitable subject and, after interviewing a handful of people with various reasons for taking their life, he chooses a British expatriate who is slowly dying of an inoperable brain tumor
Rake : the bar has been lowered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Australian criminal barrister Cleaver Greene, reckless, brilliant and self-destructive. To jurors, he is hilarious, to judges an outrage, to a certain brothel owner a legend and to his former cocaine dealer, tragic loss. While his ex-wife may call him unreliable, his son calls him a mate. Despite his personal hopelessness, Cleaver will do whatever it takes to defend and save life's truly lost souls
The Efficiency expert by Mark Joffe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efficiency expert Errol Wallace is confronted by the human faces his modernized plans hurt when he evaluates a small moccasin factory
Jack Irish( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Irish, is a brooding antihero of Australia. Reeling in the wake of his wife's murder, the former lawyer has reinvented himself as a part-time private investigator and full-time alcoholic, intent on drowning his demons. When an old client dies after leaving Jack several frantic voicemails, the PI realizes he can't outrun or out-drink his past. Jack returns to the world that took everything away from him: a seedy place of lowlifes, corruption, violence, and retribution
Rake( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleaver languishes in jail, facing the consequences of his crimes and misbehaviors, while he awaits the outcome of his appeal. When the conviction is quashed at last, he discovers his world has grown even more chaotic in his absence. The proliferation of Royal Commissions, inquiries and corruption trials requires so many barristers, even Cleaver can find work. Of course, Cleaver being Cleaver, he finds himself at the heart of a billion dollar criminal, political and moral dilemma
Spotswood by Max Dann( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Irish( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melbourne in winter. Rain. Wind. Pubs. Beer. Sex. Corruption. Murder. A phone message from ex-client Danny McKillop doesn't ring any bells for Jack Irish. Life is hard enough without having to dredge up old problems: his beloved football team has moved interstate, the odds on his latest plunge at the track seem far too long and he's still cooking for one. But then Danny turns up dead and Jack has to take a walk back into a dark and dangerous past
Siam sunset( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perry's perfect life-- creating colors for a British paint company-- has lately become one of constant misfortune. In desperation, he travels to one of the most desolate parts of Australia where he hopes to find a special color called "Siam sunset". Along the way, he meets Grace, a woman who comes from a different world
Writing for television( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with four television and screen writers at the 1988 Year of the writer conference held at the AFTRS. Discusses various topics connected with writing for TV
After the deluge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff's Alzheimer's pulls a very dysfunctional family closer together, in an awkward and very unresolved way. The story focusses on each son and explains how the distant relationship with their father has shaped not only the men they became, but also their relationships with each other and with women
Seachange( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extraordinary weather has not only damaged town buildings and the precious bridge but also seems to have unleashed a curiosity amongst Pearl Bay locals about the cosmic forces that shape our lives in sometimes inexplicable ways. Rejoin the community of Pearl Bay for six more episodes of warm-hearted humour and share in their unexpected triumphs and disappointments
The water diviner : a father's journey in search of his sons by Andrew Knight( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons
 
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Andrew Knight scenarioschrijver uit Australië

Andrew Knight scénariste et producteur australien

Tilley, Matthew

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אנדרו נייט תסריטאי ומפיק אוסטרלי

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安德鲁·奈特

安德魯·奈特 (編劇)

Languages
English (144)

German (3)

Spanish (1)

French (1)