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MacKinnon, Gillies

Overview
Works: 87 works in 382 publications in 8 languages and 5,936 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television cop shows  Television programs  Television series  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television crime shows  Melodrama  Domestic drama 
Roles: Director, tld, Performer, Author, Film editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Gillies MacKinnon
Publications by Gillies MacKinnon
Most widely held works about Gillies MacKinnon
 
Most widely held works by Gillies MacKinnon
A simple twist of fate by Gabriel Byrne( visu )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 530 libraries worldwide
A recluse takes in an orphaned girl, discovering the pains & pleasures of fatherhood. The bond between them is threatened when the biological father comes to claim her
George Gently ( visu )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yards most incorruptible detective, George Gently (Martin Shaw) is an old-time copper in a rapidly changing world. Set in rural Northumberland during the mid-1960s the series is based on Alan Hunter's detective novels. Gently upside down - When the body of missing schoolgirl, Mary, is discovered in a shallow grave in Pinnock Woods, George Gently and Bacchus are thrown into the new world of pop and media celebrity. Goodbye China - Gently and his sidekick Bacchus investigate the suspicious death of Gently's ex-snout, China
George Gently ( visu )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Actor Martin Shaw stars as the principled detective George Gently in these four feature-length mysteries. These dramas unfold against the beautiful backdrop of rural Britain during the tumultuous 1960s. Based on the long-running series of books by Alan Hunter
Above suspicion ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
On her first day on the job, rookie detective Anna Travis throws up at a crime scene and faints at a postmortem. Does she have what it takes to succeed in what's still mostly a man's world? Above Suspicion (pilot): For eight years, someone has been murdering women, following the same brutal ritual each time
Above suspicion ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
"Freshly promoted DI Anna Travis reunites with DCS James Langton to investigate the murder of a former police officer. The dead man was Langton's friend, and the detectives soon learn the case is much bigger than they first believed. A drug found at the scene has the chillingly accurate street name 'Drop Dead, ' and the notorious criminal behind the drug might be someone who no longer exists."--Container
Tara Road by Miron Blumental( visu )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Marilyn Vine's idyllic life in Connecticut is devastated by the tragic death of her only son, Dale, during his 15th birthday party. 3,000 miles away, Ria Lynch's marriage comes to a stunningly abrupt end in Dublin, Ireland, when husband Danny reveals that he is leaving her for his pregnant mistress, Bernadette. An accidental phone call brings these two otherwise unrelated women together and, in their mutual need for space and time alone, they agree to a two-month house exchange. In swapping homes, both women slowly find healing and strength through new surroundings and the kindness of others and gradually learn to accept the reality of their changed lives
Behind the lines by Gillies MacKinnon( visu )
57 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 387 libraries worldwide
As a psychiatrist at a respected Scottish asylum, Dr. Rivers heals shellshocked soldiers so they can be sent back into the trenches. Then he encounters a different kind of patient--a war hero sent to the asylum for publishing an outspoken anti-war pamphlet. As each struggles to cope with the war, the line between patient and doctor begins to blur. Taken from Pat Barker's 1991 novel Regeneration and based on true events
Castles in the sky ( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII are forming in Germany. This film charts the work of Robert Watson Watt, the pioneer of Radar, and his hand-picked team of eccentric yet brilliant meteorologists as they struggle to turn the concept of Radar into a workable reality. Hamstrung by a tiny budget, seemingly insurmountable technical problems and even a spy in the camp, Watson Watt also has to deal with marital problems as he chases his dream. By 1939, Watson Watt and his team have developed the world's first Radar system along the south east coast of England - a system that, in 1940, will prove pivotal in winning the Battle of Britain"--Publisher's description
The village ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Discover the life and memories of one man in one village during the whole 20th century
The playboys by Gillies MacKinnon( visu )
24 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A magical romance about the effect a ragtag troupe has on an Irish village - especially on a strong-willed unwed mother guarding the secret of her child's paternity
Hideous kinky ( visu )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 278 libraries worldwide
The story of a young mother who, with her two daughters in tow, leaves her life in London for the promise of adventure and self-discovery in 1970's Marrakech
Pure by Judi Sheppard Missett( visu )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Paul slowly begins to realize that his mother is an addict and, with the help of a local waitress, tries to rescue his mother from her boyfriend/dealer
The Commander ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Clare Blake is New Scotland Yard's highest-ranking woman officer. Icy-cool, ambitious but reckless, she lets her personal life bleed into her career, defying convention and risking her reputation. Amanda Burton stars as the female cop who crosses the line in taut police dramas from Prime Suspect creator Lynda La Plante
The history of Mr. Polly by Anthony Pélissier( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
The legendary H.G. Wells created this fanciful Victorian tale of Alfred Polly, an ordinary man who, rather than pursuing his dreams, follows a conventional path in life and finds himself desperately unhappy
Whisky galore! by Alexander Mackendrick( visu )
5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
During World War II, the tiny Scottish island of Todday runs out of whisky. When the freighter S.S. Cabinet Minister runs aground nearby during a heavy fog, the islanders are delighted to learn that its cargo consists of 50,000 cases of whisky. When officious English commanding officer Captain Waggett demands return of the liquor, shopkeeper Joseph Macroon and his daughters Peggy and Catriona spearhead an island rebellion
The commander ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Transferred to Homicide and Serious Crimes Division, Commander Clare Blake is assigned a slate of difficult cases but manages not to get personally involved with them until two cases threaten her job and her life
Small faces by Gillies MacKinnon( visu )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Torn between his two older brothers, young Lex faces life as a gang member or life running away from them
Gunpowder, treason and plot by Bert S Hall( visu )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Als de mooie, jonge katholieke koningin Mary uit Frankrijk terugkeert om de Schotse troon op te eisen, treft ze een verdeeld, wetteloos land aan waar moord en doodslag hoogtij vieren
Trojan Eddie by Gillies MacKinnon( visu )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A hustling ex-con is lackey to a larcenous, brutal mobster who rules a group of gypsy travelers. When the aging kingpin chooses to take a child bride, Eddie must act as the hapless go-between. And the girl has a few ideas of her own, which set off a chain of betrayal, infidelity and murder
 
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Alternative Names
Gillies MacKinnon britischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor
Gillies MacKinnon Brits filmregisseur
Gillies MacKinnon regista e sceneggiatore scozzese
Mac Kinnon Gillies
Mac Kinnon, Gillies 1948-
MacKinnon, Giles.
MacKinnon, Giles 1948-
Mc Kinnon Gillies
Mc Kinnon, Gillies 1948-
McKinnon Gillies
McKinnon, Gillies 1948-
Гиллис МакКиннон
گیلیز مک‌کینون فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان اسکاتلندی
맥키넌, 질리스 1948-
ギリーズ・マッキノン
Languages
English (227)
Spanish (18)
German (3)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Catalan (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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