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Polley, Sarah

Works: 395 works in 1,020 publications in 8 languages and 24,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Television series  Zombie films  Horror films  Fiction  Miscellanea  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Interviewer, Performer, Producer, Scenarist, Other, Singer, Creator, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sarah Polley
John Adams by Kirk Ellis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers - General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson - in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Away from her by Sarah Polley ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors,' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Dawn of the dead by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive ... and human!
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author, but when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable
The adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron Munchausen attempts to free a besieged city from the hordes of the Ottoman Empire. Assisting him on his perilous journey is a highly-unusual servant and a feisty little girl named Sally
Splice by Vincenzo Natali ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young scientists become superstars by splicing different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures. Ignoring legal and ethical boundaries, the scientists, who are romantically involved, introduce human DNA into their experiment and risk the dawn of a terrifying new era
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Following a tragic schoolbus accident, opportunistic lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens sets to work on a class action lawsuit. But beneath the town's placid surface, he discovers a tangled skein of deceit and forbidden desire that mirrors his own troubled life. Everyone, it seems, has secrets to keep."--Container
Beowulf & Grendel by Sturla Gunnarsson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and German and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bloody tale of warrior Beowulf's battle with Grendel, a murderous troll, to save King Hrothgar's kingdom, which was destroyed by the troll and his men
Stories we tell ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
Existenz by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son tailed by an insurance agent from his abandoned film. Another woman with more than a sincere interest in Howard also appears in town
The weight of water by Kathryn Bigelow ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A century-old double murder haunts Jean, a photographer, who travels to the scene of the crime to investigate. The sole survivor of the murders was a woman whose unhappy marriage mirrors Jean's. Past and present collide and it suddenly becomes clear to Jean who the real killer is
Beverly Cleary's Ramona ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two stories about the 8-year-old Ramona and her family. Ramona's sneakers squeak and she becomes the center of attention, and Ramona learns the sadness of losing a friend and her cat, but gaining a new sibling
The claim ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two thumbs up!"--Ebert & Roeper and The Movies
The Journey begins ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Share the heartwarming adventures of young Sara Stanley as she leaves the big city of Montreal and faces the joys and difficulties of growing up with her newfound family on Prince Edward Island
My life without me by Isabel Coixet ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman is dying from cancer, so she decides to live her life with a passion and zest she has never known before
Road to Avonlea. Les contes d'Avonlea ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sara Stanley is forced to move in with her deceased mother's relatives in the charming town of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island
Road to Avonlea the movie by Paul Shapiro ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her father is accused of embezzlement Sara Stanely is sent to P.E.I. to live with relatives and all too soon she must make the heartwrenching decision of whether to stay or return to her father
Go ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and French and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told from three different views, the story of a group of young Californians who, by becoming involved in drug dealing, embark on a wild, late night ride that won't end until the sun comes up
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Alternative Names
Polley, Sarah, 1979-
English (277)
French (19)
German (15)
Spanish (10)
Catalan (3)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)