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Payne, Alexander 1961-

Overview
Works: 158 works in 901 publications in 10 languages and 23,468 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Road films  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance films  Short films  Action and adventure films  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Composer, Producer, Scenarist, Restager, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, fmd, Performer, Editor, dir
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )
82 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,088 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. Bonus includes featurettes
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
106 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,971 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?
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( visu )
80 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,753 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 father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
About Schmidt by Louis Begley( visu )
82 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,315 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is about the taste the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now, all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman. From meeting the groom's hippie parents to sponsoring a Tanzanian foster child, Schmidt embarks on a search for answers, only to discover that life is full of trick questions
Election by Alexander Payne( visu )
58 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,564 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
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Olivier Assayas( visu )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,338 libraries worldwide
Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family
Cedar Rapids by Miguel Arteta( visu )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
A small-town, naive Midwesterner 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
King of California by Mike Cahill( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Recently released from a mental institution, a man is reunited with his daughter and becomes obsessed with the notion that a long-lost Spanish treasure is buried under a local suburban Costco
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park III : Eight years after the InGen incident, Dr. Grant is happy with his life far from any dinosaurs other than the fossilized ones. Unfortunately, he is extremely short in research money, and therefore accepts the offer from a wealthy businessman. Originally issued in 2001
Jurassic Park adventure pack ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 324 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
Sideways by Rex Pickett( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( visu )
22 editions published between 1012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 316 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
Hung ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 298 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
Jurassic Park : ultimate trilogy ( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park: Scientists develop a means of bringing dinosaurs to life using DNA taken from dinosaur blood, which has been preserved inside insects encased in amber
Z Channel : a magnificent obsession by Fresh Produce Films Production / Maja Films( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Explores the historic influence of Z Channel; showcases the important voice the station gave filmmakers; examines the great influence the channel had on modern cinema, independent filmmaking, and the development of cable television
The coffee table coffee table book by Alexander Payne( Book )
11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Jurassic Park III : junior novelization by Scott Ciencin( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Young Eric Kirby is in Jurassic Park with live, dangerous dinosaurs. His parents want to get him out - but how? Dr. Alan Grant knows about dinosaurs. He also knows that he doesn't want to visit Jurassic Park again!
Alexander Payne : interviews by Alexander Payne( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Interviews with the director of Citizen Ruth , Nebraska , and The Descendants
Account of a visit to Egypt, especially noting the ancient temples, and of a journey through Palestine and Syria by Alexander Payne( Book )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alexander Payne Amerikaans filmregisseur
Alexander Payne director de cine y guionista estadounidense
Alexander Payne réalisteur et scénariste américain
Alexander Payne regista e sceneggiatore statunitense
Alexander Payne US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor
Papadopoulos, Alexander.
Payne, Alexandr 1961-
Αλέξανδρος Πέιν
Αλεξάντερ Πέιν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης και σεναριογράφος
Александер Пейн
Пэйн, Александр
Ալեքսանդր Փեյն
אלכסנדר פיין
ألكسندر باين
الکساندر پین فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
ალეგზანდერ პეინი
알렉산더 페인
페인, 알렉산더 1961-
アレクサンダー・ペイン
ペイン, アレクサンダー
亞歷山大比恩
阿历山大·佩恩
Languages
English (456)
French (44)
German (30)
Spanish (21)
Multiple languages (14)
Italian (8)
Chinese (2)
Turkish (2)
Japanese (2)
Czech (2)
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