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Payne, Alexander 1961-

Works: 166 works in 640 publications in 7 languages and 21,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic comedy films  Road films  Interviews  Catalogs  History  Fiction  Satire 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Composer, Actor, Scenarist, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Restager, Performer, Editor, dir
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Alexander Payne
Publications by Alexander Payne
Most widely held works by Alexander Payne
The descendants by Alexander Payne( visu )
47 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,865 libraries worldwide
Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
52 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,860 libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( visu )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,320 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( visu )
32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,217 libraries worldwide
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father₂s hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
Jurassic Park III by Sam Neill( visu )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,010 libraries worldwide
When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
Election by Alexander Payne( visu )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
When red tape stops New York fire fighter Larry from naming his children as beneficiaries of his pension, he asks his best friend to enter into domestic partnership with him. Now they must convince everyone their 'marriage' is real ... even their gorgeous lawyer
Cedar Rapids ( visu )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,073 libraries worldwide
A small-town, naive Midwestern insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 964 libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
King of California by Mike Cahill( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
A man is reunited with his teenage daughter after spending years in a mental institute. When he becomes obsessed that ancient treasure is buried under his home, his daughter decides to go along with his antics
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dino' blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber. Originally issued in 1993
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
Miller's collecting modern design by Sally Hoban( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director
Hung ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 297 libraries worldwide
High school basketball coach Ray Drecker lives in a Detroit devastated by the decline of the auto industry. After an electrical fire destroys his home, he loses custody of his kids to ex-wife Jessica; joins forces with poet-turned-pimp Tanya, with whom he once had a fling; and becomes a male escort
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( visu )
16 editions published between 1012 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Ruth Stoops is pregnant, confused and in trouble with the law for the umpteenth time! But it doesn't stop there! She soon becomes the unwitting object of a wacky tug-of-war that erupts when pro-lifers square off with pro-choicers and everyone goes to ridiculous extremes trying to claim her as a national symbol for their cause!
Z Channel : a magnificent obsession ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The rise and fall of Z Channel, documenting its launch by television programmer Jerry Harvey in 1974 and exploring Harvey's troubled personal life which resulted in a murder/suicide and the demise of the cable station itself
American short films ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A collection of 16 short films by America's filmmakers, some of which are incredibly rare. The set includes works by Tim Burton, Andy Warhol, Alexander Payne, Todd Solondz, George Lucas, and Gus Van Sant, among others. Most of the films are accompanied by optional audio commentary, almost always by their respective directors
Wholphin ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A collection of live and animated short films and documentaries. Disc 2 examines how the radical Islamists in the Middle East and neo-conservatives in America came together to defeat the Soviet Union in Afghanistan
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Alternative Names
Papadopoulos, Alexander.
Payne, Alexandr 1961-
ペイン, アレクサンダー
English (307)
French (27)
German (19)
Multiple languages (7)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
Czech (2)
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