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Saxon, Edward

Overview
Works: 43 works in 285 publications in 7 languages and 16,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  History  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Illustrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Saxon
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

71 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

57 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,240 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
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Away we go by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Our family wedding by Rick Famuyiwa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When college students Marcus and Lucia make a surprise engagement announcement, their feuding fathers threaten to turn a dream wedding into a battle royale"--Container
Elsa & Fred by Marcos Carnevale( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of a moment that Fellini had already envisaged: the scene in 'La Dolce Vita' at the Fontana di Trevi. The same scene without Anita Ekberg in it, but with Elsa instead. Without Marcello Mastroiani but with that love that took so long to arrive. Fred is a bit younger than Elsa and has always been a good man who did everything he was supposed to do. After losing his wife, he feels disturbed and confused and his daughter decides that it would be best if he moves into a smaller apartment where he ends up meeting Elsa. From that moment on, everything changes. Elsa bursts into his life like a whirlwind, determined to teach him that the time he has left to live ---- be it more or less ---- is precious and that he should enjoy it as he pleases." -- jbhifi.com.au
The truth about Charlie by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina returns home to find her husband, Charlie, murdered and three violent strangers claiming Charlie cheated them out of millions. When she accepts help from a mysterious stranger, she is plunged into a world where a double-cross turns into a triple-cross and trust turns into the deadliest weapon of all
That thing you do! by Tom Hanks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appliance salesman Guy Patterson fills in for an injured drummer when the band The Wonders competes in a talent show. After Guy injects a Merseybeat rhythm into lead singer Jimmy's ballad, the song's undeniable pop power flings the group into a brief whirlwind of success
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mafia princess Angela DeMarco wants out. With her husband Frank dead, Angela decides it's time to divorce "the mob" and start a new life. But what she doesn't realize is once you're married to the mob, it's death do you part ... usually yours
The long walk of Nelson Mandela by Angus Gibson( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating view of the incredible spirit of one of the world's most fascinating people, this full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela form his early days and tribal education to his election as South Africa's first black president
Something wild( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straitlaced businessman meets a quirky, free-spirited woman at a downtown New York greasy spoon. Her offer of a ride back to his office results in a lunchtime motel rendezvous, just the beginning of a capricious interstate road trip that brings the two face-to-face with their hidden selves
Devil in a blue dress by Carl Franklin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black community of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows
Cousin Bobby( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Jonathan Demme, after many years, seeks out his cousin, Reverend Robert Castle, to learn more about his work and life as an Episcopalean priest in Harlem, devoted to parishioners and committed to political activism. This documentary is both a portrait of a complex individual and a look at an evolving relationship between two cousins
Through valley and shadow, a play by Edward Saxon( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandela( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating view of the incredible spirit of one of the world's most fascinating people, this full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela form his early days and tribal education to his election as South Africa's first black president
Hannibal by Ridley Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silence of the lambs: When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to stop it
The Michelle Pfeiffer collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabulous Baker boys: musical brothers Jack and Frank Baker meet sultry songbird Susie Diamond, who makes their tired tunes suddenly new until Jack and Susie's romance threatens to make life more entertaining for all three. Love field: on a cross-country trek, Lurene Hallett meets an African American man with a little girl and ends up evading the police and on the run. Married to the mob: the widow of a mobster must choose between enlisting the FBI to take down the boss and spending her life "married to the mob". Russia house: Pfeiffer teams with Sean Connery in the tale of international intrigue, spies, and politics
Perfect pics by Lonnie Dai Zovi( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misery by Rob Reiner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silence of the lambs: When a psychopath begins murdering young women across the Midwest, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner who may provide clues to the killer's plans. But that prisoner, the diabolical psychiatrist and cannibal, Hannibal Lecter, has some plans of his own
 
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Edward Saxon Amerikaans filmproducent

Edward Saxon producteur de cinéma américain

Edward Saxon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Edward Saxon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Saxon, Ed

Едуард Саксън

Эдвард Саксон Эдвард Саксон

エドワード・サクソン

愛德華·薩克鬆

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