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O'Brien, Rebecca

Overview
Works: 33 works in 175 publications in 7 languages and 4,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Posters 
Roles: Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1995.9.W3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rebecca O'Brien
The wind that shakes the barley by Ken Loach ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ireland, 1920. Damien O'Donovan is leaving for London for an internship, until the dreaded Black and Tans attack his hurling mates, killing one for not speaking English. Thus sidetracked by the Irish War for Independence, Damien is convinced by his brother Teddy to throw his lot in with the IRA. Damien is a purist, an idealist, and therefore marked for a tragic destiny, while Teddy is a fatefully pragmatic politician. These differences between the brothers propel the film through its terrible final act, as the signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty establishes the Irish Free State, splits the Republican movement, and unleashes the Irish Civil War
Bread and roses by Ken Loach ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maya is an illegal alien who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer
Looking for Eric by Ken Loach ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eric Bishop, a British soccer fanatic who is down on his luck, gets a surprise visit from Eric Cantona, the legendary player for Manchester United. Cantona is there to lend a hand with raising his kids and showing him how to woo back his ex-wife. When the menace of crime threatens Bishop's home, Cantona's advice finally gets him to reach out to his friends that have always been ready to help via a con job that is quite effective
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that are merciless. Liam is locked into a destiny that he can't escape, by a country that has written him off. His dreams of escaping to a better life sabotaged by his own refusal to the misery common to his class
Tickets by Ermanno Olmi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this anthology film, an elderly businessman finds solace and a new insight into life when he meets a younger woman who arranges his train ticket after his flight is canceled. A young man is torn between an older woman who controls him and a younger one that attracts him. And three Scottish youths on their way to the football match of their dreams are forced to open their eyes and see the bigger picture when they meet an Albanian family. In each case, the train journey changes the course of all their lives
The angels' share ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Escaping a prison sentence by the skin of his teeth, the wayward and disillusioned Robbie is given one last chance to turn his life around. Together four friends embarks on an adventure and discover that turning to drink might just change their lives--not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world
Land and freedom by Ken Loach ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken Loach's acclaimed 1936-set film about the Spanish Civil War stars Ian Hart (David) as a disillusioned young Liverpudlian who decided to follow his principles and join the fight against fascism in Spain. Taking up with a poorly armed Republican alliance, he soon becomes enmeshed in the desperate struggle to protect the country's democratic government from General Franco's advancing armies. David bonds deeply with his comrades, especially the beautiful Blanka, but is dismayed as political infighting threatens to plunge the whole resistance movement into turmoil" --Container
The navigators by Ken Loach ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and German and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As big business takes hold of the rail industry, a local depot gang is forced to either adapt to the new managerial double-talk or take chances with receiving severance pay. Agreements set long ago are suddenly undermined by a new managing director who wipes the slate clean. Tensions mount when the men show up the the depot only to find there is no work for them
My name is Joe by Ken Loach ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of battling personal demons, Joe has put old vices to rest. He survives on odd jobs, plays surrogate father to the town soccer team, and has embarked on an unlikely but beautiful romance. But everything threatens to come crashing down when one of the young men gets in over his head with a mob boss who is an old associate of Joe's, and Joe must choose between the woman he loves and the dangerous life he left behind
Echoes by Maeve Binchy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clare O'Brien, a shopkeeper's daughter, and David Power, the village doctor's son, dream of escaping from their lives in Castlebay, Ireland. Set in the 1950's
Hidden agenda by Ken Loach ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in French and English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth-- which they soon discover to be contained in an audio tape which the man had with him, exposing political manipulations at the highest levels of government. But such underlying agendas require careful considerations to avoid worse things than murder
Ae fond kiss = (Just a kiss) by Ken Loach ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casim is a second generation Pakistani from Glasgow. Working as a DJ in Glasgow's coolest venues, he dreams of buying his own club. His parents Tariq and Sadia are devout Muslims and plan for him to marry his beautiful cousin Jasmine - who is soon to arrive in the UK. His proud father spends all his spare time supervising the building of an extension to the family home where the couple are to live. Casim's parents then arrange for his older sister Rukhsana to marry Amar, a promising young scientist from a good family. Life for Casim and his family is ticking along nicely. Until he meets Roisin
Route Irish by Ken Loach ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fast-paced conspiracy thriller that delivers a fresh insight into the moral and political corruption at play in Iraq. As well as exploring the abuses perpetrated by private security firms on the ground in Iraq. This film tells the story of Fergus, a private security contractor in Iraq who rejects the official explanation of his friend Frankie's death and sets out to discover the truth
It's a free world! by Ken Loach ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Angie and her flatmate Rose decide they can be their own boss. They set up a recruitment agency for immigrant workers, which operates in a twilight world where labour is cheap and laws are made to be ignored"--Container
Just a kiss by Ken Loach ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mots-clés : couple ; culture - différence ; identité culturelle
The angels' share La part des anges by Ken Loach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Escaping a prison sentence by the skin of his teeth, the wayward and disillusioned Robbie is given one last chance to turn his life around. Together the four friends he embarks on an adventure and discovers that turning to drink might just change their lives - not cheap fortified wine, but the best malt whiskies in the world
The navigators stories from the trackside ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of a group of rail track workers based at a South Yorkshire depot, as the privatisation of British Rail takes effect
Noel and the genealogy of the O'Briens; being a history of the town of Noel, Nova Scotia, its inhabitants and descendants by Royal G O'Brien ( Book )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wind that shakes the barley chui dong da mai de feng ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Driven by a deep sense of duty and a love for his country, Damien abandons his burgeoning career as a doctor and joins his brother, Teddy in a dangerous and violent fight for freedom. As the Irish freedom fighters bold tactics bring the British to a breaking point, both sides finally agree to a treaty to end the bloodshed. But, despite the apparent victory, civil war erupts and families who fought side by side, find themselves pitted against one another, putting their loyalties to the ultimate test
Sweet sixteen = Felices dieciséis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liam va a cumplir dieciséis años, y Jean, su madre, saldrá de la cárcel a tiempo para celebrarlo. Liam sueña con la vida familiar que nunca ha tenido, con un hogar para su madre, su hermana Chantelle y para sí mismo, fuera del alcance de tipos como Stan, el novio de su madre, y de su propio abuelo, un ser mezquino. Pero para conseguirlo, necesita dinero. Sin embargo, sus planes son tan disparatados que sólo pueden ocasionarle graves problemas
 
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Languages
English (124)
Spanish (15)
German (8)
French (4)
Italian (4)
Catalan (3)
Multiple languages (1)
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