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Fassbender, Michael 1977-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 518 publications in 8 languages and 20,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  War films  Historical films  Epic films  Historical drama  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Fassbender
300 by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 2,724 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
Inglourious basterds by Quentin Tarantino ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, a group of Jewish-American guerilla soldiers, led by Lt. Aldo Raine, become known as "The Basterds." They are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish woman who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers. A plot is set in motion to kill the Nazis at the theater's movie premier, including Adolph Hitler
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn ( Visual )
32 editions published in 2011 in English and Turkish and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war
Prometheus by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
43 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explorers have discovered a clue that brings them to the origins of mankind on Earth. This leads them on a journey that takes them to the darkest corners of the universe
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
Haywire ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After freeing a Chinese journalist held hostage, Mallory is double-crossed and left for dead -- by someone in her own agency. Suddenly the target of assassins who know her every move, Mallory unleashes the fury of her fighting skills to uncover the truth and turn the tables on her ruthless adversary"--Container
Jonah Hex by Josh Brolin ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having survived death, Jonah's violent history is steeped in myth and legend and has left him with one foot in the natural world and one on the 'other side.' His one human connection is with Lilah, whose life in a brothel has left her with scars of her own. But Jonah's past catches up with him when the U.S. military makes him an offer he can't refuse: to wipe out the warrants on his head, he must hunt and stop dangerous terrorist Quentin Turnbul
Hunger by Steve McQueen ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcendent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard
Fish tank by Andrea Arnold ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15-year old Mia is a foul-mouthed, belligerent teen living on an Essex estate [public housing] with her mother Joanne and precocious little sister Tyler. She has been excluded from school and is awaiting admission to a referrals unit, spending her days aimlessly. Her only escape--besides smoking, drinking an occasional swiped bottle of booze, and fist fighting with the neighbor girls--is hip-hop dancing, which she practices in an abandoned apartment and hopes to someday turn into a living. Then Joanne brings home handsome, extroverted new boyfriend Connor, and he and Mia strike up a tentative friendship. He even encourages her one interest, dancing. What could go wrong?
Shame by Steve McQueen ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control
Centurion by Neil Marshall ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AD 117: The Roman Empire stretches from Egypt to Spain, and East as far as the Black Sea. But in northern Britain, the relentless onslaught of conquest has ground to a halt in face of the guerrilla tactics of an elusive enemy: the savage and terrifying Picts led by revenge-hungry Pict Warrior Etain. When the Roman legion is ambushed, the seven surviving Romans pledge to rescue their leader and return to Rome to re-group
The counselor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lawyer makes a risky entrance into the drug trade, and gambles that the consequences won't catch up with him
A bear named Winnie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the bear that the character WInnie the pooh is based on, the film follows Canadian veterinarian/soldier Lt. Harry Colebourn and Winnipeg the bear as they travel to England to fight in World War I
A most mysterious murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines five unsolved British murder cases using dramatic reenactment and voiceover narration
Angel by François Ozon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angel Deverell fantasizes about living in the town mansion, Paradise House. After a London publisher turns her novel into a best seller, she is able to buy Paradise House and pursue the man of her dreams, a painter struggling for his own big break
12 years a slave ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbener, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Hex ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When social outcast Cassie Hughes unearths hidden ancient artifacts, she gains otherworldy powers with a terrifying link to the past. Though these newfound abilities frighten Cassie, she cannot deny that they make life with her irritating classmates infinitely more interesting. Her fate turns, however, when tragedy befalls her best friend, and Cassie embarks on the ultimate journey of discovery
Eden Lake by James Watkins ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horror thriller about modern youth gone wild
Blood Creek by Joel Schumacher ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in French and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1936, the Wollners family, who live in Town Creek, West Virginia, take Professor Ricard Wirth into their home as a favor for the Third Reich. Unaware that the Third Reich practices in the occult, the family will end up fighting for their very survival. Now, 71 years later, Evan Marshall returns home after escaping his captors. On a quest for revenge, he and his brother go back to Town Creek on a mission that will test them in every possible way
 
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Alternative Names
Fassbender, Michael
Languages
English (299)
French (26)
German (19)
Spanish (11)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
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