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Karlsen, Elizabeth

Works: 29 works in 86 publications in 3 languages and 5,126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion picture music  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Elizabeth Karlsen
Publications by Elizabeth Karlsen
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Karlsen
Ladies in lavender ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,392 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 )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 983 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 Jim Cartwright( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
From the smash hit play by Jim Cartwright. LV (Little Voice) lives in the attic of an unkempt house in a dead-end English town. Ever since her father's death, LV has been silent, spending her days listening to his treasured record collection. Meanwhile her motor-mouthed mother, Mari, is continuing on a boozy cruise for lovers. Ray Say, a sleazy and spectacularly unsuccessful talent agent struts into her life. One night Ray hears the magical strains of Judy Garland, Billie Holiday and Marilyn Monroe coming from LV's room - and realises it is not a record but LV herself
When did you last see your father? ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 665 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 Robert Weide( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 627 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor
Perrier's bounty by Ian Fitzgibbon( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 134 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 by Terence Davies( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 57 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 36 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 by Angela Pope( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 22 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 8 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 )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An unlikely kind of friendship grows between Fergus, an IRA volunteer and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into a trap by Jude, another IRA member. When the kidnapping goes badly wrong, Fergus escapes to London where he seeks out Dil, Jody's lover, whom he soon starts seeing. While Dil knows nothing of Fergus' IRA background, it seems there are things about her that he does not know either
And when did you last see your father? by Anand Tucker( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When Arthur Morrison was diagnosed with terminal cancer he had only a few weeks left to live. Blake Morrison traveled to Yorkshire to stay with his mother in the village where he grew up. He visites his father at the hospital where he had spent so much time with his own patients as a GP. As his father's condition worsened Morrison contemplates their shared experiences, the intimacies and the irritations of their relationship. After his father's death Morrison questions the nature of the bond between them, articulately expressing the contradictions, frustrations, love and loss bound into the complicated relationships which most of us have with our parents as we grow up
Sounds like teen spirit ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Follow the journey of four aspiring artists as they showcase their talents in Europe's largest child-songwriting contest: the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Be touched by the candid stories and insights from 10-year-old Giorgos from Cyprus, 13-year-old Mariam from Georgia, 14-year-old Marina from Bulgaria and 15-year-old Laurens from Belgium. Each has their own unique background, style and song, but they share the same goal: to perform their best and make their nation proud at the Junior Eurovision"--Container
Made In Dagenham music from and inspired by the motion picure ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Byzantium ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Two female vampires wreak havoc on an unsuspecting English seaside community. Introverted Eleanor and the outgoing Clara both carry secrets from deep in their shared past-all 200 years of it. Shacked up in the seedy Byzantium Hotel, they scheme to keep their secrets from unsuspecting new victims in this seductive, stylish new take on the vampire genre
Ya ba ge shou Little volice by Mark Herman( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Yi ming cong bu kai kou shuo hua de xiao nu hai , que neng chang ge chang de fei chang hao , qie neng mo fang ming ren de chang qiang , ru ma li lian meng lu (Marilyn Monroe) . sha li bei xue (Shirley Bassey) deng"..."..." dui zhe ge xiao nu hai lai shuo , chang ge shi yi jian hen si ren de shi , ke shi , ta de jia ren que yun niang zhu geng da de ji hua"..."..." zhe shi yi ge zhao dao zi ji sheng yin de mei li gu shi
Tras el silencio = Hollow reed ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Charles Bronson triple pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mr Majestyk : Cinema's most rugged tough guy threads his uncompromising coolness through a tight weave of car chases, shootouts and bare knuckle brawling. Majestyk is an ex con and Vietnam vet whose efforts to run a farm are thwarted by narrow minded locals and corrupt cops. When a Mafia hitman destroys Majestyk's crop, the farmer's fuse is finally blown
La recompensa = Perrier's bounty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 1 library 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
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English (63)
Spanish (13)
Chinese (1)
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