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Swinton, Tilda

Overview
Works: 329 works in 1,244 publications in 10 languages and 37,911 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Documentary films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Producer, Performer, Author of screenplay, Costume designer, Creator, Contributor, Commentator, Editor, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 3,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucy Pevenise, along with her older brothers Edmund and Peter, and her older sister, Susan, are in London during the initial bombing raids of WW II. Like many families, their parents decide to send them to the country for safer keeping. Peter, the oldest, is told to watch over the children and make sure they stay safe. This simple request will test Peter's ability to protect his siblings, especially after Lucy discovers an amazing secret. The children decide to play hide-and-seek, and during the game Lucy discovers a mysterious wardrobe. She tucks herself inside and backs to the rear of the cabinet, there she discovers herself in an entirely different world. The place is called Narnia, and it's been locked in winter for over 100 years by someone known as "The White Witch." Lucy rushes back to tell her brothers and sister, but they don't believe her. That is until they all get into the wardrobe one day and find out she's been telling the truth. Soon a prophecy is revealed. It is said that when Aslan returns, two daughters of Eve and two sons of Adam will come back and reclaim the four thrones of Narnia
The curious case of Benjamin Button by Eric Roth ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
Chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Lucy and Edmund Pensive, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan on a mission that will determine the fate of Narnia itself!
Adaptation by Spike Jonze ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Burn after reading by Joel Coen ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one forsees
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle
We need to talk about Kevin by Lynne Ramsay ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly vicious things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined."--Imdb
Vanilla sky by Cameron Crowe ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this steamy, intriguingly complex, psychological thriller the line between reality and fantasy is hopelessly blurred. David tries to make sense of his life after a car crash leaves his once-handsome face grotesquely disfigured. After he is placed into a psychiatric penitentiary for a murder he doesn't remember committing, David's only hope is to delve into the depths of his subconscious mind where the answer to ending his living nightmare lies in his dreams
Orlando by Sally Potter ( Visual )
88 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container
The Grand Budapest Hotel ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
Io sono l'amore ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Italian and German and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair
The deep end by David Siegel ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret Hall is the mother of three willing to do whatever it takes to keep her family safe, including trying to cover up the accidental death of her son's "unsavory" friend. The next day a man knocks on her door and demands money to suppress a videotape linking her son to the death, which the police have ruled a homicide
Galápagos ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inspiration for Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galápagos Islands are a living laboratory, a geological conveyor belt that has given birth to and seen the death of many species of plants and animals
The beach by Alex Garland ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young backpacker in Thailand searching for something different learns of the existence of an idyllic island which is not even on the map. Once he reaches the island, he discovers a secret commune of international drifters living off fish and pot. The man's arrival coincides with growing tension between factions, leading to the commune's violent demise
Thumbsucker ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At 17, Justin Cobb releases his anxiety by sucking his thumb, which makes him more of an outcast than he already is. As he seeks treatment for his habit, it causes big changes for him and those around him
Deep water ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of the first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race, and the psychological toll it took on its competitors. Sponsored by the Sunday Times of London, the much-ballyhooed event attracted a field of nine, including amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst, who set out to circumnavigate the globe in late 1968. Battling treacherous seas and his own demons, Crowhurst almost immediately comes apart as he faces the isolation of nine months on the high seas
Edward II by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Edward II embraces the essential dramatic themes of passion, murder, and unrequited love. Steven Waddington plays the monarch as a man whose destiny hangs on his overpowering passion and lack of responsibility to the British throne. He rebuffs his wife, Isabella, lavishing affection on the handsome Gaveston -- a choice that ultimately seals his fate."
Julia by Erick Zonca ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julia is a 40-year-old alcoholic on the constant decline. She spends the nights partying, usually not knowing where she is, when she wakes up. Because of that, she loses her job. Her only friend, Mitch, a recovering alcoholic himself, makes her go to an AA meeting, where she meets her neighbor, Elena. Elena tells Julia that she wants to kidnap her son who is living with his very rich grandfather and go back to Mexico with him and she needs Julia to help her. If Julia agrees, Elena will pay her 50,000 dollars. Out of control, Julia convinces herself to commit this violent crime
 
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Alternative Names
Swinton, Katherine Mathilda 1960-
Swinton, Katherine Matilda.
Swinton, Katherine Matilda 1960-
TILDA SWINTON
Languages
English (365)
German (40)
Spanish (23)
Italian (15)
French (4)
Turkish (2)
Catalan (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Russian (1)
Chinese (1)
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