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Zwick, Edward

Overview
Works: 275 works in 979 publications in 9 languages and 27,892 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Love stories  Fiction  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Edward Zwick
Publications by Edward Zwick
Most widely held works about Edward Zwick
 
Most widely held works by Edward Zwick
Glory by Edward Zwick( visu )
87 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,458 libraries worldwide
Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Blood diamond by Edward Zwick( visu )
79 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,964 libraries worldwide
An ex-mercenary turned smuggler (Leonardo DiCaprio). A Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou). Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside. Directed by Edward Zwick (Glory, The Last Samurai), this urgent, intensely moving adventure shapes gripping human stories and heart-pounding action into a modern epic of profound impact
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( visu )
53 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,910 libraries worldwide
Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Legends of the fall by Jim Harrison( visu )
62 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,691 libraries worldwide
The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( visu )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,566 libraries worldwide
Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Defiance by Nechama Tec( visu )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,928 libraries worldwide
The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,716 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare, suffering from writer's block in sixteenth-century England, finds his creative spirit revived when he falls for Lady Viola, not knowing that she is betrothed to another or that she, posing as a man, has undertaken the lead role in his new play
Courage under fire by Edward Zwick( visu )
43 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,674 libraries worldwide
When Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling is asked to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman to receive a Medal of Honor, he finds himself plunged into an apparent cover-up surrounding the actions that led to her death. As he struggles to uncover the truth, he also finds himself forced to confront his own tormenting demons
Love & other drugs ( visu )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
De vrolijke vrijbuitster Maggie, ze heeft de ziekte van Parkinson, wordt verliefd op vrouwenverslinder Jamie, verkoper van o.a. Viagra, met bindingsangst. Als blijkt dat hun relatie meer te betekenen heeft, gaat Jamie op zoek naar een medicijn voor zijn geliefde
The siege by Edward Zwick( visu )
35 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law
Abandon ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year, unexplained absence
My so-called life ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Literature and liberalism : an anthology of sixty years of the New republic ( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
The true story of the woman, a poet and courtesan, who used looks, wit and seduction to defy the conventions of 16th century Venice
Thirtysomething ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years
About last night by Demi Moore( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 293 libraries worldwide
When a couple's one-night stand leads to living together they realize that making love is easy, saying I love you is more difficult, and being in love is the hardest part of all. Includes featurettes
America in primetime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Leaving Normal by Edward Zwick( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Naive Marianne Johnson has just walked out on another failed marriage. Cynical cocktail waitress Darly Peters has just served her last drink. Together, these two mismatched wanderers are about to chart an unpredictable course for misadventure and hilarity
Emma Shakespeare in love ( visu )
in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
 
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Zwick, Ed 1952-
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English (423)
German (17)
French (16)
Multiple languages (10)
Spanish (7)
Italian (4)
Russian (2)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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