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Owen, Alison 1961-

Overview
Works: 63 works in 327 publications in 6 languages and 20,341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Romance films  Science fiction films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, pmn, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Alison Owen
 
Most widely held works by Alison Owen
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers' reflects back on her difficult childhood in 1906 Australia
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mia Wasikowska (Alice in Wonderland), Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class) and Academy Award? winner* Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love) star in acclaimed director Cary Fukunaga's daring new adaptation of the timeless romance. When orphaned governess Jane Eyre (Wasikowska) arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding wealthy employer, Rochester (Fassbender). 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
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( Visual )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

59 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown and her head
Me before you by Jojo Moyes( Visual )

17 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa Lou Clark lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year old goes from one job to the next in order to make ends meet. Taking a job at the local castle she becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident. Embarking together on a series of adventures, both Lou and Will get more than they bargained for
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. With unparalleled psychic powers, they can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat by simply staring at it. Now, the founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
Proof by John Madden( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of one of her father's former students, Catherine, a devoted daughter, must come to terms with the death of her father, a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental instability. After his death, a notebook containing a mathematical proof is found and Catherine claims the proof is her own work
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia is a story of love, passion, wit and despair between two of the 20th century's most brilliant minds, the American poet Sylvia Plath and the British poet Ted Hughes. From their initial meeting, they embarked on a tumultuous affair, igniting an epic and violently powerful love. Sylvia takes us beyond the myth of a legendary writer, behind the romance and behind the tragedy to recreate the most devastating love story of our time
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Tamara Drewe by Stephen Frears( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the death of her mother, Tamara returns to Ewedown as a smouldering femme fatale, media celebrity and aspiring novelist."--Back cover
Love and other disasters by Alek Keshishian( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assistant at British "Vogue," Jacks adores fixing up her friends, but when it comes to finding the right guy for herself, she's totally clueless. Love comes knocking at her door when she meets sexy photographer Paolo, but will she dare to let her guard down and let romance in?
Hear my song by Plácido Domingo( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The owner of a British nightclub attempts to do the impossible by coaxing the legendary Irish tenor, Josef Locke, out of retirement for a once-in-a-lifetime show. The nightclub owner's reputation was ruined when he booked an impostor claiming to be Locke and only a show by the real thing could make up for it. The trouble is, Locke fled England several decades before to avoid charges of tax evasion, and would face immediate arrest upon his return."--Container
Chatroom by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William, a dark manipulative teen, opens an online chat room where he meets Jim, Eva, Emily, and Mo. As they become friends in a fantastical cyber reality, William's charisma impresses the others, and he gains influence over their lives. He targets Jim, who already suffers from depression, setting him into a path of self-destruction. As the other teens discover the truth about William, they must escape cyberspace and find Jim in the real world
Case histories : complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackson Brodie is an ex-cop now trying to make a living as private detective in Edinburgh. Tough but good-hearted, Brodie can't turn a blind eye to injustice and people in need. Although it does little to line his pockets, he finds himself investigating everything from lost cats to missing children and killers on the run. While Brodie tries to bring resolution to his clients, his own life is unfailingly turbulent. He adores his young daughter but struggles to see her regularly. He thoroughly exasperates his assistant, Deborah and his former colleague on the force, Louise, who nonetheless has a soft spot for him. And he has complicated romantic relationships, particularly with beautiful actress Julia
Moonlight and Valentino by David Anspaugh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light hearted comedy about four women seeking answers to some of life's biggest questions
The Papal visit : John Paul II in Miami( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love + hate( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Nassema is a young Muslim woman living in the north of England and keen to make something of her life. Taking a job in a local decorating store, she is attracted to Adam, whose blinkered racism is encouraged by his family and friends. Nassema's older brother Yousef is insistent that his sister conform to his idea of what a good Muslim girl should be. But his attitude toward race, religion and women is revealed as questionable when he embarks on a relationship with feisty Michelle
The other Boleyn girl / #326( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
 
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Brick Lane
Alternative Names
Alison Owen britische Filmproduzentin

Alison Owen Brits filmproducente

Alison Owen Film producer

Owen, Alison Mary 1961-

Owen-Allen, Alison 1961-

Алисон Оуэн

Елісон Мері Оуен

Ալիսոն Օուեն

אליסון אואן

أليسون أوين

الیسون اوون تهیه‌کننده بریتانیایی

アリソン・オーウェン

艾莉森·欧文

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SylviaBrick LaneHear my songMoonlight and Valentino