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McGarvey, Seamus 1967-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 296 publications in 7 languages and 22,194 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Humor  Biographical films  Disaster films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Actor, Composer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Seamus McGarvey
The hours by Stephen Daldry( Visual )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1929 Virginia Woolf es cuidada por médicos y familia y comienza a escribir su novela "Mrs. Dalloway". En 1951 Laura Brown lee la novela de Woolf mientras trata de planear una fiesta de cumpleaños para su esposo. En 2001 Clarrisa Vaughn planea otra fiesta para un autor quien está muriendo de SIDA. Es decir que una mujer escribe una novela, otra la lee, y otra vive el tema
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
World Trade Center by Oliver Stone( Visual )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin and William J. Jimeno, who volunteered for rescue duty and became trapped in the rubble of the Towers on September 11, 2001. The men became two of the last survivors extracted from Ground Zero. It is a story of the true heroes and of that fateful time in United States history, when buildings would fall and heroes would rise, literally from the ashes to inspire the entire human race
The soloist by Steve Lopez( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
Marvel's The Avengers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army
Anna Karenina by Keira Knightley( Visual )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to take a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it means to really take a chance
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English professor, who alienates her students, has always had control over her life. That is until she is diagnosed with a devastating illness. She agrees to undergo a series of procedures that are brutal, extensive and experimental. She finds that the fine line between life and death can only be walked with wit
We need to talk about Kevin by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined."--Imdb
Nowhere boy by Sam Taylor-Wood( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spielfilm über den jungen John Lennon, den Beginn seiner musikalischen Karriere und die Gründung der Beatles, wobei nicht zuletzt die Beziehung Lennons zu seiner leiblichen Mutter beleuchtet wird, die er erst als Teenager kennen lernte. Ohne sklavisch an historischen Details zu hängen, entfaltet sich der Film als psychologisch nuanciertes Coming-of-Age- und Musikerporträt sowie als überzeugendes Zeit- und Milieubild, das von einer um Realismus bemühten Inszenierung und einem hervorragenden Darsteller-Ensemble getragen wird. [film-dienst]
Enigma by Michael Apted( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Still reeling from the disappearance of his lover, a brilliant code-breaker is summoned to Blechley Park, Britain's top-secret intellengence campus. Now he must face his toughest assignment - crack the Nazis' infamous Engima codes. Putting together the pieces of a puzzle, he discovers the reason for his lovers' disappearance to U-boats closing in on Allied cargo ships to a mass grave in Poland
Sahara by Breck Elsner( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master explorer Dirk Pitt and his wisecracking sidekick, Al Giordino go on the adventure of a lifetime while seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the 'Ship of Death'
The war zone by Tim Roth( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and German and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom (Cunliffe), an alienated 15-year-old, forced to move away from his friends in London when his family relocates to rural Devon, struggles with the change and becomes an observer of the family. His mother (Swinton) is pregnant, his father (Winstone) is vocally abusive, and his 18 year old sister (Belmont) is sexually active. Troubled by his own emerging sexuality, the boy comes to suspect his father and sister have had an incestuous relationship. Isolated, confused and consumed by anger, Tom is determined to expose his family's dark secret before it destroys them all
Espiazione ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Multiple languages and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inghilterra, 1935. Briony Tallis è un'adolescente appassionata di letteratura e dotata di una fervida immaginazione. La naturale vocazione alla scrittura la porta a osservare la vita che si svolge nella tenuta estiva dei Tallis. Decisa a romanzare l'esistenza annoiata e decadente della famiglia, Briony fraintende e altera consapevolmente la relazione sentimentale della sorella maggiore Cecilia con Robbie Turner, figlio della governante. L'errore commesso nell'estate del '35 segnerà per sempre la sua vita e quella dei due amanti. Diversi anni dopo, scrittrice affermata colpita da demenza senile, consegnerà al mondo il suo atto riparatorio, il suo ultimo romanzo, espiando la colpa che deriva da un potere terribile: quello di imprimere a una storia un andamento estraneo alla verità. (Mymovies)
Marvel's the Avengers by Robert Downey( Visual )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Fury unites the superhero team of Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye to battle for Earth against Loki and his army
La tela di Carlotta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il maialino Wilbur è in pericolo: è Natale e lui potrebbe infatti diventare il piatto del cenone. Così si allea con Carlotta, un ragnetto, per ideare un ingegnoso piano e scampare il pericolo. (Mymovies)
Atonement Reviens-moi by Joe Wright( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Août 1935. Quand la jeune Briony âgée de treize ans surprend sa soeur aînée Cecilia dans les bras de Robbie, fils de domestique, sa réaction naïve face aux désirs des adultes va provoquer une tragédie et marquer à jamais le destin du jeune homme"
High fidelity by Stephen Frears( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rob Gordon, proprietario a Chicago del Championship Vinyl, anomalo negozio di dischi pop, è scaricato dall'amata Laura. L'abbandono lo porta a un bilancio dei suoi fallimenti sentimentali, e a crescere (Morandini)
Y entonces llegó ella ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuando la nueva esposa de Reuben Feffer, que huye de todo tipo de riesgo como de la peste, ve cómo esta lo abandona durante su luna de miel por un musculoso instructor de submarinismo, todos sus planes se hacen pedazos. Un encuentro casual con una amiga de la infancia llamada Polly, verdadera fanática de la aventura, le lanza a un torbellino de deportes de riesgo, comidas picantes, hurones y bailes a ritmo de salsa... todo con unas desternillantes consecuencias
 
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MacGarvey, Seamus 1967-
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