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Watson, Emily 1967-

Overview
Works: 141 works in 1,438 publications in 11 languages and 46,116 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  War films  Romance films  History  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Contributor, Author, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Emily Watson
 
Most widely held works by Emily Watson
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

66 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
The book thief by Brian Percival( Visual )

48 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The profoundly moving story of a girl who transforms the lives of those around her during World War II, Germany. Although Liesel is illiterate when she is adopted by a German couple, her adoptive father encourages her to learn to read. Ultimately, the power of words helps Liesel and Max, a Jew hiding in the family's home, escape from the events unfolding around them
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton( Visual )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed."--Publisher description
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina ... the beautiful high-ranking wife of one of imperial Russia's most esteemed men ... has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky ... there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. She's immediately swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her"--Container
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

59 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Beatrix Potter's life from her early fascination with woodland creatures to her days as an independent woman pursuing a career in writing and illustrating
The water horse : legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Present day Scotland. A tale is told to a couple of American tourists by a kindly gentleman in a pub. Angus is a lonely boy who pines for his father, who is serving in the Royal Navy during World War II. Angus, along with his sister and mother, live on an estate that has been billeted by soldiers in the Scottish Highlands, near Loch Ness. The troop's commander has an eye for mom, is suspicious about a mysterious handyman, Lewis, who is also a war hero, and an absurd contention that the Highlands are the real frontline in the war against Germany. Angus discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Celtic mythology. The creature befriends Angus and will eventually be known as the Loch Ness Monster. Trying to hide the dinosaur-like creature, nicknamed Crusoe, Angus enlists Lewis to transfer it to the lake, where boy and serpent have extraordinary adventures together until human stupidity threatens Crusoe's existence
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

29 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Inspiré d'une désastreuse tentative d'ascension de la plus haute montagne du monde, Everest suit deux expéditions distinctes, dirigées chacune par Rob Hall (Jason clarke) et Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhall), qui se retrouvent confrontées aux plus violentes tempêtes de neige que l'homme ait connues. Luttant contre l'extrême sévérité des éléments, le courage des grimpeurs est mis à l'épreuve par des obstacles toujours plus difficiles à surmonter alors que leur rêve de toute une vie se transforme en un combat acharné pour leur salut"
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Graham is an FBI agent who brought Hannibal Lecter to justice; however, his confrontation with Lecter proved to be a bloody, near-death experience. Retiring from the Bureau, he moves to Florida. However, a particularly grisly killer is on the loose, and Jack, Graham's one-time mentor at the Bureau, asks him to return to duty to find him. "The Tooth Fairy" is a vicious murderer who kills entire families at once, covering the eyes of his victims with bits of a shattered mirror
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

93 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America"--Container
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

78 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money
Breaking the waves by Lars von Trier( Visual )

133 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bess, a pious, young Scottish woman, prays to God to send her husband, Jan, home from his job on an offshore oil rig. When an accident sends him home paralyzed, she's filled with guilt and submits to his wish that she take on other lovers, convinced that this will aid in his recovery
Little boy( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Pepper Busbee enjoys an idyllic life in an American small town, but his world is shattered when his beloved father is sent off to fight in World War II. But a chance encounter with a stage magician awakens his dormant abilities and clues him into the power of faith. Now his devotion to his father will extend past time and space and into the realm of miracles
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality
Belle by Matthew Goode( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds
Testament of youth by James Kent( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Equilibrium by Kurt Wimmer( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the future, after a Third World War has decimated much of the Earth's population, a new nation arose. Believing human emotions and their expression were to blame for the failings of past societies, it is decreed that all citizens must take a daily dose of a drug which levels out the emotional landscape, and that all forms of creative expression are against the law. An elite law enforcement officer who tracks down and punishes "sense offenders" one day, accidentally, fails to take his drug, and for the first time begins experiencing emotions himself
 
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Emili Votson

Emilija Votsone Angļu aktrise

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Емили Вотсон

Емили Уотсън

Емілі Вотсон

Уотсон, Эмили

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אמילי ווטסון

إميلي واتسون

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எமிலி வாட்சன்

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