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Hawkes, John 1959-

Works: 92 works in 250 publications in 5 languages and 20,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Science fiction television programs  Biography  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about John Hawkes
Publications by John Hawkes
Most widely held works by John Hawkes
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( visu )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,058 libraries worldwide
A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
Winter's bone by Daniel Woodrell( visu )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,324 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails to find him, she and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions, and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth
American gangster by Ridley Scott( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,089 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
The sessions by Ben Lewin( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,502 libraries worldwide
"Mark fait paraître une petite annonce : 'Homme, 38 ans, cherche femme pour relation amoureuse, et plus si affinités. En revanche paralysé... Amatrices de promenade sur la plage s'abstenir...'. L'histoire vraie et bouleversante du poète Mark O'Brien que la vie a privé de tout, et de sa rencontre avec une assistante sexuelle qui va lui permettre d'aimer, 'comme tout le monde'. Auréolé du prix du Public au festival de Sundance, récompensé aux Golden Globes© et nommé aux Oscar®, 'The sessions' est un film à l'intelligence rare. Le portrait d'un homme impressionnant de maîtrise et d'émotions sublimé par John Hawkes (Winter's Bone) accompagné par la radieuse Helen Hunt (Pour le pire et pour le meilleur) dans son combat pour être aimé tel qu'il est. Tout simplement magnifique." [Source : jaquette]
Identity by James Mangold( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Ten strangers are brought together at a motel because of a savage rainstorm. All take shelter at a desolate motel run by a nervous night manager. Relief in finding shelter is quickly replaced with fear as the ten travelers begin to die, one by one. They soon realize that, if they are to survive, they'll have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together
Martha Marcy May Marlene by Sean Durkin( visu )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
"After escaping from a dangerous cult and the watchful eye of its charismatic leader, a young woman named Martha tries to reclaim a normal life with her family. But the haunting memories from Martha's past trigger a chilling paranoia, and nowhere seems safe as the fragile line between her reality and delusions begin to blur."--Container
Me and you and everyone we know by Miranda July( visu )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life
Deadwood ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 963 libraries worldwide
Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
Hardball by Brian Robbins( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 933 libraries worldwide
Conor, a desperately indebted gambler, takes a job coaching a youth baseball team from Chicago's tough inner city. When he finally wins a big wager, Conor plans to desert the team until he realizes he needs the team as much as they need him
Deadwood ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 909 libraries worldwide
La ville de Deadwood au Dakota du Sud est un gouffre sans foi ni loi de la criminalité et de la corruption. Dans cet avant-poste non civilisé arrive un désillusionné et amer ex-homme de loi, Wild Bill Hickok, et Seth Bullock, un homme dans l'espoir de trouver un nouveau départ pour lui-même. Les deux hommes se retrouvent rapidement sur {7f200b}{7f200b}les côtés opposés de la barrière légale et morale d'Al Swearengen, le propriétaire du saloon, exploitant de l'hôtel, et le patron naissant de Deadwood. La vie de ces trois s'entremêlent avec beaucoup d'autres, les esprits élevés et les bas-vies qui peuplent Deadwood à la fin des années 1870
Deadwood ( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
1877. The lawless era in Deadwood is coming to an end. As the town's first elections approach it becomes apparent that, like it or not, civilization is on its way. But a civilized town is not necessarily a peaceful town, and the power struggles that determine the fate of Deadwood have never been more brutal
Miami vice by Michael Mann( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Ricardo Tubbs lives with Bronx-born Intel analyst Trudy. The two work undercover transporting drug loads into South Florida to identify a group responsible for three murders. Sonny Crockett is undercover working with the supplier of the South Florida group. He becomes romantically involved with Isabella, the Chinese-Cuban wife of an arms and drugs trafficker. The intensity of the case pushes Crockett and Tubbs out onto the edge. Identity and fabrication become blurred, a place where cop and player become one
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
Wristcutters a love story by Goran Dukic( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, Desiree, Zia slashes his wrists. Zia discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that Desiree has also "offed" herself, he sets out on a road trip with his Russian rocker friend to find her. Their journey takes them through an absurd purgatory where they discover that being dead doesn't mean you have to stop living
Eastbound & down ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Kenny Powers is a former Major League pitcher who used to have it all: fame, endorsements, and a lucrative contract. Now, after hard living has taken its toll on his fastball, Kenny finds himself crashing with his brother's family and teaching gym class at the same North Carolina middle school where he once attended. Wherever he goes, Kenny wreaks havoc with his boorish behavior, all while plotting his triumphant return to the big leagues
Eastbound & down ( visu )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
The second season of its outrageous, irreverent half-hour, hit comedy series about an arrogant, burned-out, former major-league pitcher named Kenny Powers. In Season 2, Kenny will take up residence in a small Mexican town; there, joined by his lackey Stevie Janowski and a new love interest, Vida, he'll fashion a comeback scenario that involves a local baseball team, the Charros, and its filthy-rich owner, Sebastian Cisneros. Special features included
The X-files ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Agents Mulder and Scully are called in to investigate paranormal activities
Higher ground ( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
"A tight-knit spiritual community is thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith"--Container
Eastbound & down ( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Picking up a year after Season 2 ends, the still-audacious Kenny goes to Myrtle Beach, SC, a tourist destination filled with fireworks stores, mini-golf and underage boozing and somehow resurrects his baseball career as the closer for the minor-league Myrtle Beach Mermen. Kenny struggles to come to terms with growing older, both in his personal life, and professionally
S. Darko a Donnie Darko tale ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
The story picks up seven years after the first film when little sister Samantha Darko and her best friend Corey are now 18 and on a roadtrip to Los Angeles when they are plagued by bizarre visions
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Alternative Names
Perkins, John 1959-
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