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Redgrave, Vanessa 1937-

Overview
Works: 614 works in 1,990 publications in 8 languages and 59,534 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Television programs  Arthurian romances  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Costume designer, Interviewee, Singer, Director, Author of introduction, Speaker, Recipient, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Howards End by James Ivory( visu )
97 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,736 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
Atonement by Joe Wright( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,676 libraries worldwide
In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( visu )
50 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,638 libraries worldwide
A musical retelling of the rise and fall of England's mythic King Arthur
Mission, impossible by Brian De Palma( visu )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 2,585 libraries worldwide
A secret agent framed for the deaths of his espionage team, tries to discover the truth
Letters to Juliet by Gary Winick( visu )
14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
"In Verona, Italy - the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet - there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire, now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson, all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own"--Container
Girl, interrupted by Susanna Kaysen( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,778 libraries worldwide
The fascinating true story of a young woman's life-altering stay at a famous psychiatric hospital in the late 1960's
Blowup by Michelangelo Antonioni( visu )
59 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
A London photographer takes some pictures of a couple in a park and discovers that he may have recorded evidence of a murder
Anonymous ( visu )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
Was Shakespeare a fraud? Who really wrote about cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne? Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, intrigue and suspense advance the theory that it was really Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( visu )
50 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,383 libraries worldwide
As Clarissa Dalloway prepares for an elaborate party, she remembers another summer in the past, when she was a beautiful young woman. Her preparations are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a former suitor from that long-ago summer. As the day of the party unfolds, Mrs. Dalloway's life also becomes strangely intertwined with a young man she never meets, but whose tragic fate strikes a chord of truth, deep in her soul, that she cannot deny--Container
Evening ( visu )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters, Constance and Nina. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. Her daughters wonder who the man, Harris, is and about his relationship with their mother. Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( visu )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
Caius Martius 'Coriolanus' is a feared and revered Roman general, suddenly pitted against his own city and fellow citizens. Rebelling against the power-hungry designs of his manipulative mother and rejected by his own people, Coriolanus incites a riot that expels him from Rome. The banished hero joins forces with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to extract his revenge and determine his destiny. Set in contemporary times
Good boy! by John Hoffman( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Dogs are an alien species sent to earth thousands of years ago to spy on humans. But when the spies stop reporting back to the home planet, Canid 3942 is sent to earth to investigate. Once there, Canid 3942 encounters Owen, a young boy who runs a dog-walking service. Owen befriends the space-dog, renaming him Hubble. When it becomes obvious that the dogs of earth have forgotten their mission, Hubble enlists the help of Owen to get them all into shape before The Great Dane arrives to inspect. If they fail, all of earth's dogs will be recalled to their home planet of Sirius
The whistleblower ( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in post-war Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, an acclaimed film inspired by actual events. Bonus features included
Call the midwife ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
A moving, intimate, funny, and true-to-life look at the colorful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the '50s. Based on the bestselling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth. When Jenny Lee first arrives in Poplar, she knows nothing about hardship, poverty, and life itself. But Jenny is brought up to speed fast once she joins a team of midwives who provide care to the poorest women
Lee Daniels' the butler ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
The gathering storm by Richard Loncraine( visu )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
In the mid-1930's the great politican and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany
Three sovereigns for Sarah by Victor Pisano( visu )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
In 1703 Sarah Cloyce, survivor of the Salem witchcraft hysteria, presents her story to a special commission empowered to investigate the trials for witchcraft. The events leading to the trials and the suffering they caused are told through flashbacks
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
32 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness
Venus ( visu )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
The thief lord by Richard Claus( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
After their mother dies, two boys travel for Venice, where they meet Scipio, the Thief Lord. Along with a small band of abandoned kids, the boys join Scipio's world of robbing the rich. Soon, they win the heart of the detective hired to track them
 
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Alternative Names
Redgrave, Vanessa
Redgreĭv, Vanessa, 1937-
VANESSA REDGRIEV
レッドグレーヴ, ヴァネッサ
Languages
English (465)
German (28)
French (18)
Spanish (8)
Japanese (3)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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