WorldCat Identities

Owen, Alison 1961-

Works: 64 works in 233 publications in 6 languages and 15,978 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Melodrama  Historical drama  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Pictorial works  Television cop shows 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alison Owen
Most widely held works by Alison Owen
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock Movie( Visual )

16 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,439 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 )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,026 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
The other Boleyn girl by Natalie Portman( Visual )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,928 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 by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,519 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
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,465 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted daughter comes to terms with the death of her father, a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental insanity, with the help of one of her father's former students
Sylvia by Christine Jeffs( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the early romance and tempestuous marriage of poet Sylvia Plath and her husband Ted Hughes
Brick lane by Laura Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 919 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 )

8 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamara Drewe was an ugly duckling when she left town. Years later, she is a sexy swan who has returned to her hometown after the death of her mother. Her plans are to refurbish the family home and put it on the market. It isn't long before Tamara finds herself pursued by three men from her past: Andy, her former boyfriend, Ben, the drummer with a local rock band, and Nicholas, the boy she was infatuated with in her teens
Love and other disasters( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 264 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?
Rat( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubert Flynn enjoys three loves in his life: his nightly beer, betting on the horses, and his eccentric wife - in the order. One night he comes home from the pub and turns into a rat. When a local reporter offers to write a book about the family's plight, the opportunity to cash in on their experience begins the family's struggle between love of money and their love for Hubert
Moonlight and Valentino by David Anspaugh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A light hearted comedy about four women seeking answers to some of life's biggest questions
Chatroom by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 44 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
Love + hate( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 31 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 young Americans by Danny Cannon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Harris, a Drug Enforcement Agent is on the trail of Carl Frazer. Frazer will stop at nothing to seize the mob's drug trade, recruiting violent street punks to do his killing. Harris' only hope is to enlist Chris, a confused dead-end kid whose only allegiance is to his friends. But when Frazer's murderous ways hit too close to home, Chris crosses the line between honor and deceit to infiltrate the gang. Ultimately, both he and Harris must face Frazer's wrath in a deadly confrontation at point-blank range
The Papal visit : John Paul II in Miami( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Hermanas Bolena by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historia de dos bellas hermanas, Ana y María Bolena que, llevadas por la ciega ambición de su familia, compiten por el amor del atractivo y apasionado rey Enrique VIII
Case histories complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 18 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
La Visita del Papa : Juan Pablo II en Miami( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Alison Owen britische Filmproduzentin

Alison Owen Film producer

Алисон Оуэн

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