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Quinn, Aidan

Works: 350 works in 1,436 publications in 8 languages and 43,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  War films  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Author, Thesis advisor, Creator, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Aidan Quinn
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

76 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee by Yves Simoneau( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in the Black Hills--on Sioux land. In this film, the lives of Charles Eastman-a Dartmouth-educated, Sioux doctor; Senator Henry Dawes-member of the Committee on Indian Affairs; and Sitting Bull intersect in a manner that seems fated. The question that faces the government and the Sioux seems to leave two answers: assimilation versus extermination? It is answered by the assassination of Sitting Bull and the massacre of hundreds of Indian men, women, and children by the 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek on Dec. 29, 1890
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

52 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th-century South America, a Jesuit priest and a soldier join forces to protect an Indian tribe from subjugation by colonial empires
Unknown( Visual )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
Sarah's key by Gilles Paquet-Brenner( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In modern-day Paris, a journalist finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious Vel d'Hiv round up of Jews, which took place in Paris, in 1942. She stumbles upon a family secret which will link her forever to the destiny of a young Jewish girl, Sarah
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

48 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton, but they have to overcome her brother's overprotectiveness
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

79 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Flipped by Rob Reiner( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. Bryce isn't so sure. Beginning that day, and for the next six years, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other. Extras included
Songcatcher by Maggie Greenwald( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love
Avalon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and French and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

36 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a custody case brought before the Irish courts in 1955, Desmond Doyle is a father fighting for the custody of his three children after abandonment by their mother. Due to the Irish law of the time, children could not be raised by one parent in what the courts considered a broken home, thus allowing the Doyle children to be placed in church run orphanages, where neglect and cruelty were not out of the ordinary. Desmond will take his fight to the highest courts to win their freedom
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training centre. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Desperately seeking Susan by Susan Seidelman( Visual )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored New Jersey housewife who fantasizes about the ads in the personal section of the newspaper want ads shows up at a rendezvous between two lovers. She gets bumped on the head, which leads to a case of amnesia and opens the door to intrigue and love
Elementary( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary take on the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes who investigates crimes in modern-day New York City as a consultant to the NYPD and is assisted by Joan Watson, a former surgeon, who is hired by Holmes' wealthy father to help keep the eccentric detective sober
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( Visual )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's gripping drama of power, lust and betrayal becomes accessible to a broader audience. The camera follows the cast and crew throughout rehearsals, eavesdropping on the behind-the-scenes process that goes into creating characters and mounting a production
A shine of rainbows by Shine of rainbows a( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around, and within, us all
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Ейдан Куин

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The MissionMary Shelley's FrankensteinSongcatcherEmpire FallsAvalonThe handmaid's taleDesperately seeking SusanLooking for Richard