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Wenham, David 1965-

Works: 89 works in 318 publications in 7 languages and 16,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Epic films  War films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by David Wenham
300 by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
48 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Australia by Baz Luhrmann ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deep in the heart of London, the sinister creature, Mr. Hyde, terrorizes the late-night streets in a haunting crime spree. With the city in a panic, the Knights of the Holy Order send Van Helsing into London with the mission of tracking down and capturing the evil Mr. Hyde
Public enemies by Michael Mann ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship continue their quest to destroy the One Ring and stand against the evil of the dark lord Sauron. The Fellowship has divided and now find themselves taking different paths to defeating Sauron and his allies. Their destinies now lie at two towers - Orthanc Tower in Isengard, where the corrupted wizard Saruman waits and Sauron's fortress at Baraddur, deep within the dark lands of Mordor."
Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is now time for Frodo to overcome the wickedness of Gollum, the horrifying attack of the colossal arachnid Shelob and the soul-twisting allure of a ring that resists destruction. For Aragorn to take up the sword of his forebears and the crown of his birthright. Frodo and Sam are approaching Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and a massive battle is about to ensue that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
The Crocodile Hunter ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve attemps to relocate a hugh crocodile to save him from poachers. But what Steve doesn't know is that the big croc has swallowed a top-secret U.S. satellite beacon ... making them both targets of the U.S. special agents assigned to retrieve the beacon
The proposition by John Hillcoat ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the desolate Australian outback of the 1880s, newly-arrived Captain Stanley captures the wanted outlaw Charlie Burns. Seeking to civilize the violent outback frontier, Captain Stanley presents his prisoner with a stark choice: Burns can either watch his beloved younger brother Mikey die on the gallows, or find and betray his older and far more dangerous brother Arthur to the authorities
The children of Huang Shi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1930's in war-torn China and inspired by true events. George Hogg is a young Englishman who leads sixty orphaned boys on an extraordinary journey of almost a thousand miles across the snow-bound Liu Pan Shan mountains to safety on the edge of the Mongolian desert. During his journey, George learns to rely on the support of Chen, the leader of a Chinese partisan group who becomes his closest friend. He soon finds himself falling in love with the Australian adventurer Lee, an unsentimental nurse. Along the way, Hogg befriends Madame Wang, an aristocratic survivor who has also been displaced by war. She helps the young Englishman, his friends and their sixty war orphans make their way to safety near the western end of the Great Wall of China
Oranges and sunshine by Screen Australia and Little Gaddesden Productions ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Top of the lake by Jane Campion ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pregnant 12 year-old girl who won't reveal who the father is, walks chest deep into the freezing waters of a New Zealand lake and disappears. Robin Griffin is called in to investigate and becomes more and more obsessed. As she searches, she slowly begins to realize that finding the girl is tantamount to finding herself, a self she has kept well hidden. A powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness, where the dream of paradise attracts its dark twin, the fall
After the deluge ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow the lives of the four men from the Kirby family: as Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his own age. All three of these men must come to terms with their father's mental state. Cliff, who suffers from Alzheimer's, is reliving his disturbing memories of the war and his first love. Through these four stories, the film uncovers a family's troubled past, and the men's struggle toward a reconciled future
The bank ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brilliant young mathematician is on the verge of discovering a formula that could predict the fluctuations of the stock market and he is quickly taken under the wing of a corrupt CEO at Centabank. Together these two men will play a deadly game of deception and revenge, while initiating one of the largest banking scandals in history
Dust ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the 20th century, two brothers fall in love with the same woman. When she chooses the younger of the two, the embittered older brother travels to Europe where he becomes a ruthless mercenary. But a revolution takes a personal twist with one brother hanging on the edge of life and death
Pure by Gillies MacKinnon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Paul slowly begins to realize that his mother is an addict and, with the help of a local waitress, tries to rescue his mother from her boyfriend/dealer
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Molokai is the immensely moving and true story of Father Damien, a young devout Belgian priest. Set in the late nineteenth century, Damien sees his ultimate calling as living amongst the exiled lepers of the island of Molokai. By embracing them body and soul he is able to profoundly change the lives and fates of these afflicted people that everyone else has abandoned and forgotten"--Container
Better than sex by Jonathan Teplitzky ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Josh and Cynthia meet at a party, they are not initially attracked to each other. But once they share a taxi home, they decide to take advantage of an opportunity to have easy sex. Much to their surprise, one day turns into three and their nights of lust just might be the start of a beautiful relationship. But when it comes time for Josh to go back home, will they walk away or will they surrender to their passion?
The Lord of the rings the motion picture trilogy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Return of the King: The final battle for Middle-earth begins. Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring. Aragorn struggles to fulfill his legacy as he leads his outnumbered followers against the growing power of the Dark Lord Sauron, so that the Ring-bearer may complete his quest."
Killing time ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Killing Time follows the compelling life story of the infamous Australian lawyer, Andrew Fraser. At the top of his game, Fraser commanded a huge salary and lived the dream whilst defending the most controversial criminals that Australia has ever seen
Answered by fire ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1999, after 24 years of forced occupation, East Timor won the right to vote for independence from Indonesia. The ballot would be supervised by the United Nations. The UN promised the East Timorese that they would stay after the vote, regardless of the outcome. It was a promise they couldn't keep. Australian policeman Mark Waldman (David Wenham), Canadian police officer (Isabelle Blais) and a young East Timorese translator named Ismenio Soares (Alex Tilman) are brought together by the UN's fateful effort to give the Timorese a voice in their own future
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