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Serra, Eduardo 1943-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 264 publications in 8 languages and 12,901 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Film and video adaptations  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eduardo Serra
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K Rowling( Visual )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Delft, Holland. Seventeen-year-old Griet becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she gradually attracts the master painter's attention. Johannes and Griet must hide their inspiration of each other from his volatile wife, Catharina. The wealthy and trouble-making Master van Ruijven senses the intimacy between the artist and his maid, and contrives a commission for Vermeer to paint Greet alone. The result will be one of the greatest paintings ever created, but at what cost?"--Container
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
Defiance by Nechama Tec( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weissrussland, 1941: Die Familie der jüdischen Brüder Zus und Tuvia Bielski wurde von deutschen Besatzern ermordet. Zus schliesst sich daraufhin einer russischen Partisaneneinheit an, während Tuvia in den unendlichen Wäldern eine geheime Zuflucht für Glaubensbrüder und -schwestern einrichtet, wo sie sich vor den SS-Schergen verbergen können
Beyond the sea by Kevin Spacey( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of America's greatest performers, Bobby Darin lived a rags-to-riches life. He worked his way from shady nightclubs to his dream destination, the Copacabana, where he wowed the crowds with his songs. He was a marvel at singing, songwriting and performing - stealing the hearts of fans everywhere despite the suffering in his own heart
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Despúes de que el Dr. Chris Nielsen (Williams) muere en un trágico accidente, inicia un viaje a un sitio que sólo puede ser descrito como celestial. Con la ayuda de un espíritu amigable (Gooding Jr.), quien será su guía en el paraíso, Chris comienza a adaptarse a su nueva vida en el más allá. Annie (Sciorra), su esposa, quien no se resigna ante su muerte, intentará reunirse con él, sin saber que las almas suicidas sólo tienen lugar en el infierno. Chris tratará de evitar que Annie sea condenada eternamente y emprenderá un viaje escalofriante donde cruzará las puertas del infierno para salvarla y compartir juntos la eternidad."
The widow of Saint-Pierre ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in French and English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story about revenge, fear and redemption. In 19th century St. Pierre, a convict sentenced to death strives to better himself in the eyes of the police chief's beautiful wife and that of the town that she has him working in. Since there is no guillotine or executioner, one of each has to be sent for from France
Inspector Bellamy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in French and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Bellamy tries to go on vacation but murder travels with him, not to mention his black sheep of a brother, his bored wife, and enough suspects to fill a cruise ship. A suspenseful mystery in which even the inspector has a motive no one would suspect
Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Dunn is the sole survivor of an horrific train crash that killed 131. Everyone, especially David, is wondering how it could be possible. Soon, David is approached by comic book specialist Elijah Prince, who confronts David with an incredible theory that just might explain the situation
Au coeur du mensonge by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a French fishing community, René is a primary suspect in the rape and murder of a young girl. His wife Viviane supports him even while conducting an affair with a celebrity writer. René and Viviane's lives come under close scrutiny, which puts further strain on their relationship. Meanwhile the chief of police is also looking at a TV journalist, a small-time crook who fences stolen goods, and a curious married couple who run a local shop
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 2. In the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. It all ends here
Funny bones by Peter Chelsom( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Struggling in the shadow of his famous father (Jerry Lewis), a young comic (Oliver Platt) retreats to his hometown when his act bombs in Las Vegas. He's in for more than a few suprises before learning that his own eccentric family has the best material for a perfect act
Jude by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and unworldly Jude Fawley dreams of emulating his mentor and schoolmaster, Phillotson. Jude studies diligently but his dream is interrupted when he is seduced by Arabella, a neighbor's daughter. Believing falsely that Arabella is pregnant, Jude marries her, but the marriage soon fails. When Jude decides to pursue his studies at Christminster he falls recklessly in love with his cousin, Sue Bridehead but the relationship proves to have tragic consequences
The swindle Rien ne va plus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victor and Betty have established a very comfortable life together as two small-time con artists, but when Betty lures Victor into the perfect shakedown, the stakes get higher and the game turns into more than she bargained for
Grosse fatigue Dead tired by Michel Blanc( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of an actor and celebrity gets really complicated when he finds out that he has a double who is out to ruin him
La demoiselle d'honneur = The bridesmaid ; Merci pour le chocolat = [Thank you for the chocolate] by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in German and French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La demoiselle d'honneur (The Bridesmaid) : "A bridesmaid named Senta falls for the handsome Philippe at the wedding of his younger sister. As their passion intensifies, Philippe slowly discovers that Senta is shrouded in mystery. Then one day she asks Philippe to perform a terrible deed as proof of his love for her"--Container
Blood diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story following Archer, a man tortured by his roots. With a strong survival instinct, he has made himself a key player in the business of conflict diamonds. Political unrest is rampant in Sierra Leone as people fight tooth for tooth. Upon meeting Solomon, and the beautiful Maddy, Archer's life changes forever as he is given a chance to make peace with the war around him
La fille coupée en deux by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black comedy centered around a TV weather girl in Lyon, France and the two very different men who pursue her--one a famous author, the other a spoiled heir to a pharmaceutical fortune
O judeu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century Portugal, the Jewish writer António José da Silva is accused of heresy despite his "conversion" to Catholicism. Imprisoned and faced with a difficult choice, he must stand up to a ferocious church hierarchy at odds with a decadent monarchy
La ragazza con l'orecchino di perla ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delft (Olanda), 1665: la giovane Griet, protestante, entra a servizio in casa del pittore Johannes (Jan) Vermeer (1632-75). Nonostante le differenze di età, censo, cultura, tra l'artista e la servetta nasce un'intesa, persino artistica, che scatena gelosie e ripicche all'interno della famiglia (cattolica) e scandalo all'esterno anche perché Vermeer la fa posare come modella per uno dei suoi più celebri quadri: Ragazza con turbante. (Morandini)
 
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Serra, Edouard 1943-
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