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Watson, Emily 1967-

Works: 233 works in 1,014 publications in 9 languages and 36,372 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Emily Watson
Most widely held works by Emily Watson
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,998 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 Markus Zusak( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,707 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 )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 2,354 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
Anna Karenina by Keira Knightley( Visual )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

39 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer
The water horse legend of the deep by Jay Russell( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a lonely young boy named Angus discovers a large, mysterious egg along the shore of Loch Ness, no one is prepared for what lies within. He soon discovers that the strange, mischievous hatching inside is none other than The Water Horse, the loch's most mysterious and fabled creature! But with the Water Horse growing ten times its size every day, Angus finds it increasingly difficult to keep his new friend a secret
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a typical country party at Gosford Park turns into something more sinister when one of the guests turns up dead. The servants have just as many secrets as the aristocratic guests, and everyone is under suspicion
Red dragon by Brett Ratner( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI Agent Graham has been called out of retirement to catch a serial killer. He asks for the help of his arch-nemesis, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to bring the killer to justice
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,692 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." -- Back of container
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,688 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
Punch-drunk love by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

47 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,420 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 )

91 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,283 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
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 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. His daughter, Olive, is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter, Ariel, is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
The proposition by John Hillcoat( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the desolate Australian outback of the 1880s, newly-arrived Captain Stanley captures the wanted outlaw Charlie Burns. Seeking to civilize the violent outback frontier, Captain Stanley presents his prisoner with a stark choice: Burns can either watch his beloved younger brother Mikey die on the gallows, or find and betray his older and far more dangerous brother Arthur to the authorities
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Belle by Amma Asante( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 794 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
Cold souls by Sophie Barthes( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, an actor preparing for "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway, is mired in ennui. At the suggestion of his agent, he visits a company to have his soul removed and placed in cold storage. Once Giamatti has shed his soul, he finds acting much easier; he's also, suddenly, lousy, and his colleagues and loved ones are understandably perplexed. So he returns, demanding his old soul back, but there are complications: it's in St. Petersburg. Stolen by soul smugglers, it's been sold on the black market to a vapid Russian soap star. Suddenly thrust into the middle of a twisted black market of international soul trafficking, Paul journeys halfway around the world to reclaim what he'd so readily given away
Equilibrium by Kurt Wimmer( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 707 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
The boxer by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Danny Flynn returns to his Belfast neighborhood after 14 years in prison, all he wants is to find peace, resume his career, and reclaim the love of the woman who has remained etched in his mind. As they slowly embrace the possibilities of renewed romance, they realize cultural taboos stand in the way and fighting for love could cost them their lives
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Alternative Names
Emili Votson

Emily Watson actrice britannique

Emily Watson attrice britannica

Emily Watson britische Schauspielerin

Emily Watson Brits filmacteur

Emily Watson brytyjska aktorka

Emily Watsonov

Watson, Emily.

Watson, Emily Anita

Watson, Emily Anita 1967-

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Уотсон, Эмили

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