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Dutton, Charles S.

Works: 248 works in 644 publications in 5 languages and 27,562 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Television adaptations  Fiction  Musicals  Interviews  Juvenile works  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Commentator, Director, Interviewee, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rudy by Angelo Pizzo( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,316 libraries worldwide
Although people have told Rudy all his life heś not good enough, smart enough or big enough, nothing can stop his impossible dream of playing football for Notre Dame
Secret window ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,602 libraries worldwide
Famous mystery writer Mort Rainey is confronted by a strange man who claims that Rainey plagiarized a manuscript written by him. The stranger demands that Rainey make restitution, lest he destroy Rainey's life
The piano lesson by Charles S Dutton( visu )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 1,589 libraries worldwide
August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict they must first deal with the past
Cry, the beloved country by Darrell Roodt( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Alien³ by David Fincher( visu )
79 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. And soon she discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well
Fame by Michael Gore( visu )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
Passions will be tested and young hearts will be broken. Ultimately, talent, dedication and hard work will triumph. Centers around a group of dancers, singers, musicians and actors at the New York City High School of Performing Arts, and their spirited drive to live out their dreams of stardom. In an incredibly competitive atmosphere, each student must shine amidst the tumult of school work, deep friendships, budding romance and self-discovery
Gothika by Mathieu Kassovitz( visu )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
A criminal psychologist is accused of the murder of her husband, a charge she is unable to defend herself against due to her deteriorating sanity
The Express by Gary Fleder( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
Witness the inspirational true story of a real American hero, Ernie Davis. Rising from humblest of beginnings, Ernie Davis overcame impossible odds to become the first African-American to win college football's greatest honor-the Heisman Trophy
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
In this exotic and erotic interracial love story, an African-American, owner of a small carpet cleaning service, falls for a beautiful Indian immigrant, only to encounter shock and outrage from both families
Legion by Scott Stewart( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
When God loses his faith in mankind, he sends a legion of angels to bring about Armageddon. An out of the way diner becomes the setting for the ultimate battle of survival as Archangel Michael helps the group of strangers defend themselves and ensure the birth of a baby who will become the new messiah
Random hearts by Sydney Pollack( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 947 libraries worldwide
An Internal Affairs sergeant becomes entangled with a high-powered Congresswoman when an airplane crash kills both their spouses
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the march in Washington, DC. On the way, they will make friends, make enemies, and make history
American violet by Tim Disney( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
This film is based on a true story. Dee Roberts is a young black woman raising four daughters with the help of her mother in an all-black housing project. In 2000, Dee is one of many residents swept up in an aggressive raid by the police drug task force of their small Texas town. Dee's so innocent that she believes, at first, that she's been arrested because of her parking tickets. Once in the grip of the legal system, Dee faces a difficult choice: free herself by accepting 10 years' probation on a plea bargain, or allow the case to go to court, which could have much costlier consequences. Backed by an ACLU lawyer and a local attorney known for his integrity and connections, Dee attempts to prove that the drug charges are not just false, but racially motivated
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history ( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 764 libraries worldwide
Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
Against the ropes by Charles S Dutton( visu )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out of retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport
A time to kill by Joel Schumacher( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Canton, Mississippi. Carl Lee Hailey's 10-year-old daughter, Tonya, is viciously brutalized and raped by two white racist rednecks. The two are found at a roadside bar, bragging about what they did to Tonya. Carl Lee remembers a case where four white men raped a black girl in a nearby town and were acquitted. Carl Lee is determined to not let that happen again. While a deputy is escorting the men up to the court room, Carl emerges with an assault rifle. He kills the two men. Carl is arrested. He wants to be represented by his friend, Jake Brigance. Helping Jake on the case are his former law professor Lucien Wilbanks, fellow attorney Harry Rex Vonner, and law student Ellen Roark. Ellen has had experience with death penalty cases. Revenge is sought in the white community with the help of the Mississippi branch of the KKK. The KKK plants a bomb under Jake's porch. The National Guard is called to Canton to keep the peace during the trial. Jake puts everything into Carl's defense
Honeydripper ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
In 1950s rural Alabama, Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis, the owner of the Honeydripper Lounge, is deep in debt fighting a rival club's popularity. Desperate to stay open, Tyrone decides to bet on famous talent, laying off his regular performers and giving his last cash to bring in the popular Guitar Sam, for a one-night-only gig. But when the train arrives and Guitar Sam is nowhere to be found, Tyrone finds himself facing even longer odds yet
Cookie's fortune by Robert Altman( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and German and held by 528 libraries worldwide
In the small southern town of Holly Springs, Jewel Mae, known as Cookie, has died mysteriously. Who is the murderer? Where is the murderer? Has there even been a murder? A small town comedy rich in hidden secrets and buried scandals
The corner ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
A look at the lives of a poor African-American family, all of whom are involved at some level in the West Baltimore drug trade
Mimic by Guillermo del Toro( visu )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
A team of scientists discover a miracle cure that stops the spread of a deadly disease, only to find three years later that something has gone terribly wrong! Their creation is able to mimic and destroy its every predator - even man!
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Alternative Names
Dutton, Charles S., 1951-...
Dutton, Charles Stanley, 1951-
English (263)
French (10)
German (7)
Spanish (7)
Italian (1)
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