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Davis, Elliot 1948-

Overview
Works: 101 works in 159 publications in 5 languages and 6,156 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elliot Davis
The iron lady by Meryl Streep ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
I am Sam by New Line Cinema Corporation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
White oleander by Peter Kosminsky ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Out of sight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Thirteen by Catherine Hardwicke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Angeles teenager and overachiever Tracy is an excellent student in her seventh grade class and gets along well with her mother, Melanie. She fears that she's not cool enough to be friends with Evie, the most popular girl in school. Fueled with genuine adolescent energy, Tracy follows Evie's lead into the harsh realities of sex, drugs, and hard-edged adventure. Consumed with temptations and conflicting desires, Tracy loses her good-girl identity, greatly affecting her relationship with her mom
Gray's anatomy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spellbinding adaptation of Gray's 1993 monologue of the same name in which Gray, with typical sardonic relish, chronicles his arduous journey through the diagnosis and treatment of a rare and alarming ocular condition. For the monologist, this experience occasioned a meditation on illness and mortality, medicine and metaphysics
King of the hill by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Underneath: A recovering gambling addict attempts to reconcile with his family and friends but finds trouble and temptation when caught between feelings for his ex-wife and her dangerous hoodlum boyfriend
NightJohn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a new slave named NightJohn is brought to the plantation, he opens a whle new world for Sarny because he has forbidden talents. He can read and also he can teach. As she learns to read she learns the power of words and the unconquerable strength of the human spirit
Miles from home by Gary Sinise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt-stricken Iowa become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers
Mortal thoughts by Alan Rudolph ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller about two best friends caught in a complex web of violence and betrayal. Told in a series of haunting flashbacks, the story unfolds as a determined police detective (Keitel) questions New Jersey housewife, Cynthia Kellogg (Moore), about the death of her best friend's abusive husband (Willis). Reluctant to incriminate her friend, Cynthia weaves a net of lies that eventually threatens her own family. Pitted against each other in scenes of mounting tension, the two desperate women are reluctantly pushed toward the shocking, violent climax--Container
Lawn dogs by John Duigan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trent, an outsider who mows lawns, quietly observes the infidelities and hypocrisies that abound in the affluent, gated community of Camelot Gardens--bored wives sleeping around while their husbands try to climb the social ladder. When a 10-year-old girl from one family forges a friendship with Trent, things suddenly become very complicated
40 days and 40 nights by Michael Lehmann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After being dumped by his girlfriend, Matt sleeps with every girl he meets. Finally, Matt decides the only way to stop his sex obsession is to go 40 days and 40 nights living in a world of total abstinence. Then Matt meets Erica and the betting begins to see how long Matt can hold out
The iron lady La dame de fer by Phyllida Lloyd ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "A la fois aimée et rejetée, Margaret Thatcher fut la première et l'unique femme Premier Ministre du Royaume Uni. Si son style abrasif a suscité les révoltes les plus vives, elle a réussi à se faire respecter en abolissant toutes les barrières liées à son sexe et à son rang. De l'épicerie familiale à l'arrivée au 10 Downing Street, de succès en échecs politiques, de sacrifices consentis en trahisons subies, le destin exceptionnel de La Dame de Fer raconte l'histoire du pouvoir et du prix à payer pour l'obtenir. Une histoire à la fois unique et universelle."
Cosas que hacer en Denver cuando estás muerto Things to do in Denver when you're dead ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cruzando la oscuridad: Seis años después del enfrentamiento entre el joyero Freddy Gale y John Booth, el hombre que estando borracho mató a su hija con el coche y arruinó su vida, el primero decide que ha llegado el momento de la venganza
Ich bin Sam alles was Du brauchst ist Liebe ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sam Dawson (SEAN PENN) arbeitet im Kaffeehaus Starbucks, deckt die Tische und serviert den Kaffee. Zum Kaffeekochen reicht es nicht ganz: Sam ist geistig behindert, er hat den Intellekt eines Siebenjährigen. Als er die obdachlose Rebecca bei sich aufnimmt, wird sie schwanger. Aber sie ist nicht bereit, ihre Mutterpflichten zu übernehmen. Nach der Geburt verschwindet sie aus dem Krankenhaus und lässt Sam mit seiner Tochter im Arm auf der Straße stehen. (Quelle: exlibris.ch)
Crepúsculo twilight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) no esperaba mucho cuando decidio mudarse al pequeño poblado de Forks, Washington, hasta que conoce al misterioso y hermoso Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) un joven que esconde un obscuro secreto: es un vampiro. A medida que sus mundos y sus corazones se unen más, Edward batalla contra el deseo de beber la sangre de Bella y en cntra de tres muertos vivientes que quieren hacer de Bella su victima. Basada en el libro #1 de la lista del New York Times, escrito por Stephenie Meyer, Crepúsculo le da un nuevo significado más peligroso a la clásica historia de amor
Una Cançó del passat ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and Catalan and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En una parte olvidada de Nueva Orleans, Pursy, una adolescente solitaria y hastiada, regresa a la que fue la ciudad de su infancia tras haber oído que su madre ha muerto. Creyendo encontrarse la casa abandonada, Pursy se queda atónita tras comprobar que la habitan dos hombres cuyas vidas tomaron el sendero equivocado hace años. Amigos de su madre, Bobby Long, antiguo profesor de literatura, y su protegido, el biógrafo Lawson Pines acaban por verse obligados a tratar de convivir, estableciendo así el marco para la historia de tres personas y su inverosímil hogar
The next best thing by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman and her gay male friend have a child, but their unconventional family is put to the test when she meets her dream man
Blondinens hævn 2 Legally blonde 2 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get on the bus by Spike Lee ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a group of black men travel together by bus from Los Angeles to the Million Man March, in which a million African-American marched in 1995, in a bid for greater unity and understanding
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Elliott 1948-
Languages
English (35)
Spanish (8)
German (1)
French (1)
Catalan (1)
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