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Karlsen, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 40 works in 117 publications in 3 languages and 7,672 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Musical films  Crime films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Producer, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Elizabeth Karlsen
Publications by Elizabeth Karlsen
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Karlsen
Carol by Todd Haynes( visu )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,796 libraries worldwide
Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage
Ladies in lavender ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
In the 1930s, the peaceful life of two aging sisters is shattered when they take in a young Polish violinist who they find injured after having been washed ashore near their coastal English home. Their town is suspicious of any visitors and things get worse when he befriends a Russian woman who is visiting the town
Made in Dagenham ( visu )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
In 1968, the female workers at the Ford Dagenham car plant, walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally
Little voice by Mark Herman( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Painfully shy "Little Voice" can only express herself by singing in the voices of others, but once her mother's sleazy boyfriend (Caine) overhears her incredible voice, he'll do anything to drag the recluse into the spotlight and make her a star
When did you last see your father? ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
A 40-year-old writer visits his dying father. He begins to relive the memories of the past - both good and bad - and he is forced to realize that his once "immortal, invincible and infallible" father is human after all
How to lose friends & alienate people by Toby Young( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Sidney Young is a gate-crashing British journalist who loves exposing the shallowness of the celebrity world, yet desperately wants to join it. Accepting an offer to write for renowned magazine editor Clayton Harding, Sidney finally gets to rub elbows with A-list celebrities, only to rub them in the wrong way. His fellow writer, Alison, is powerless to stop Sidney when he sets his lustful sites on beautiful starlet Sophie. When Sophie's publicist makes him a tempting offer, Sidney will either conquer the Big Apple or suffer the biggest humiliation of his life
Great expectations by Mike Newell( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
After Pip, an orphaned blacksmith's apprentice inherits a fortune from an anonymous benefactor, his future seems promising. But a bitter heiress is intent on preventing Pip from finding true love
Byzantium ( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
La sécurité de deux jeunes femmes vampires réfugiées dans un hôtel en bord de mer est menacée après que l'une d'elle eut confessé à son nouvel amoureux son lourd secret. [Médiafilm]
Perrier's bounty ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Lazy would-be thief Michael owes local gangster Perrier more money than he can pay. When a burglary to raise funds goes awry, Michael's lovesick suicidal neighbor kills one of the goons who come to collect and he is forced to go on the run. Dragging along his neighbor, not to mention his foul-mouthed, death-obsessed father, Michael has to stay one step ahead of the crime world while keeping his dad one step ahead of the Grim Reaper
The neon bible ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A sensitive young Southerner and his emotionally fragile mother derive strength from flamboyant Aunt Mae, who wants to be a country singer in Nashville
Sixty six ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
It is the summer of '66, and England is about to be consumed by World Cup fever. For 12 year-old Bernie though, the biggest day of his life is looming: his Bar Mitzvah, and the day he becomes a man. Bernie's family are increasingly distracted by the threat of losing their business and their wayward older son, and the scale of Bernie's Bar Mitzvah diminishes daily
Hollow reed ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Martyn Wyatt is just settling into his new life; he has an ex- wife, a gay live-in partner, and limited visitation rights to his beloved son Oliver. When Oliver shows up bloodied at his father's house, Martyn's detemination to find the culprit becomes an obsession that leads him back to the boy's own front door. A custody battle to save his son instigates an inquisition into Martyn's lifestyle, questioning a gay father's ability to provide a safe haven for his own son
El violinista que llegó del mar Ladies in lavender] ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Cornwall 1936. El descubrimiento de un náufrago en la playa frente a su casa, irrumpe en las pacíficas vidas de las hermanas Janet y Ursula, así como de toda la comunidad. Naufragando durante su viaje de Europa hacia América, Andrea Marowski tenía intención de rehacer su vida en New York, lejos de la guerra que se avecinaba en Europa, y especialmente lejos del sentimiento antisemita que amenazaba al joven músico judío originario de Krakow. Su naufragio es un milagro no sólo para él, sino también para las hermanas Widdington
The crying game by Neil Jordan( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in French and English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Afin d'obtenir la libération d'un membre de l'IRA arrêté par les autorités britanniques, des terroristes irlandais kidnappent Jody, jeune soldat anglais, et le séquestrent dans une maison de campagne. Le prisonnier est placé sous la surveillance du doux et compatissant Fergus. Les 2 hommes en viennent à sympathiser, tant et si bien que Jody fait promettre à Fergus de livrer un message à sa copine Dil si jamais il devait mourir. Un drame provoque la mort de Jody et Fergus se rend à Londres pour retrouver Dil
Made In Dagenham : music from and inspired by the motion picure ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
And when did you last see your father? ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A 40-year-old writer visits his dying father. He begins to relive the memories of the past - both good and bad - and he is forced to realize that his once "immortal, invincible and infallible" father is human after all
La recompensa = Perrier's bounty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Michael McCrea debe una gran cantidad de dinero a Darren Perrier, el gangster más ruin de todo Dublín, y le quedan apenas unas horas de plazo para devolverlo. Por suerte para él la provindencial aparición de su mejor amiga Brenda y de su largo tiempo ausente padre, Jim, le permitirá escapar con vida de una muerte segura. Perrier no se quedará de brazos cruzados y ofrecerá una suculenta recompensa a aquel que logre atrapar al trío en fuga
Hyena by Gerard Johnson( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Hyena is a 2014 British police corruption thriller film. Michael is a ruthless undercover cop, targeting London's most violent drug traffickers. He and his team take their cut from the criminals they're charged with investigating, but when he's threatened with exposure, he's forced to rapidly shift his loyalties and sell out his allies in order to stay alive
Little Voice ( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Marcada por la muerte de su padre y una madre que no le presta demasiada atención, una joven vive encerrada en su mundo interior y opta por el silencio. No pronuncia ni una sola palabra, pero, gracias a la inmensa colección de discos que le dejó su padre, es capaz de reproducir al cantar cualquier voz, desde Judy Garland a Marilyn Monroe, pasando por Marlene Dietrich
Sounds like teen spirit ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Root for the adorable pint-sized cast of stereotype-busting Europops as they overcome personal strife, economic adversity and raging hormones to compete in Europe's premier youth music competition: The Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Accompanied by a thumping Euro-pop soundtrack and no small amount of tweenage angst, sweat and tears, these plucky and lovable youngsters prove that its not the winning, but the taking part that really counts, no matter how off key you're singing
 
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English (81)
Spanish (8)
French (1)
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