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Davis, Essie

Overview
Works: 86 works in 280 publications in 4 languages and 13,292 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Dystopian films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Essie Davis
Publications by Essie Davis
Most widely held works about Essie Davis
 
Most widely held works by Essie Davis
Charlotte's web by Gary Winick( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,647 libraries worldwide
In ordinary Somerset County, a young farm girl named Fern rescues the runt of a litter of pigs from her father's ax. Fern names the pig Wilbur, takes care of him, and continues to visit him every day after he is moved to her Uncle Homer Zuckerman's barn across the road. But it's Wilbur's friendship with Charlotte the spider that ultimately saves him from the "smoke house" when Charlotte's talent for weaving praiseworthy words about Wilbur into her web, along with a little help from Templeton the rat and the other barn inhabitants, turns the Zuckerman farm into a tourist attraction
Girl with a pearl earring by Peter Webber( visu )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,371 libraries worldwide
"Delft, Holland. Seventeen-year-old Griet becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she gradually attracts the master painter's attention. Johannes and Griet must hide their inspiration of each other from his volatile wife, Catharina. The wealthy and trouble-making Master van Ruijven senses the intimacy between the artist and his maid, and contrives a commission for Vermeer to paint Greet alone. The result will be one of the greatest paintings ever created, but at what cost?"--Container
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
The babadook ( visu )
15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
Amelia is a single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband. When a disturbing storybook called Mister Babadook turns up at her house, she is forced to battle with her son's deep-seated fear of a monster. Soon she discovers a sinister presence all around her
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( visu )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Armed with a razor-sharp wit, Miss. Fisher investigates crimes in opulent 1920s Australia. Sharply written and gorgeously costumed, these episodes are sure to charm fans of costume dramas and mysteries alike
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries ( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Miss Phryne Fisher is a lady detective from Melbourne with a fabulous sense of fun and a flair for solving crimes.In a country reemerging from the shadow of World War I, Phryne takes life in her stride, and murder too. Detective Inspector Jack Robinson works alongside her, although she often outraces him to the crime scene. Season three includes eight all new episodes of the glamorous, gun-toting lady detective Phryne Fisher. Along with her ever-faithful companion, Dot Williams, Detective Jack Robinson, and Constable Hugh Collins, she is determined to solve any case that comes her way
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit
Code 46 by Michael Winterbottom( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
In the near future, privileged classes live and work "Inside" cities, while non-citizens scratch out a miserable existence "Outside" in a vast desert. People cannot leave their designated zones without special visas known as "papelles." When fraudulent papelles surface, Seattle fraud investigator William Geld travels to Shanghai to ferret out the culprit and meets Maria Gonzalez ... a woman with whom he has a passionate affair, but breaks one of society's harshest laws: Code 46
Hey hey it's Esther Blueburger ( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Hey, Hey It's Esther Blueburger is a hilarious coming of age comedy that explores what it's really like to be an outsider in your own world. Esther (newcomer Danielle Catanzariti) is not like other girls; she befriends a duck, talks to God through the toilet and break-dances at her bat-mitzvah. Her school is a daily torment of mind-numbing conformity and bell-ringing rituals. Home is a pressure cooker driven by her mother Grace's (Essie Davis) demand for perfection. But life changes when Esther meets uber hip Sunni, (Keisha Castle- Hughes) and her off beat single mother Mary (Toni Collette) and slips out of her oppressive all-girls private school and into a public one under the guise of a foreign exchange student. She learns that it's ok to be different and that being true to yourself is more important than fitting in
Sweeney Todd by David Moore( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 314 libraries worldwide
The filthy streets of 18th-century London come to teeming life, as we learn not just what the infamous serial killer known as the Demon Barber did, but also why
Charlotte's web ( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
A young pig depends on a rat, a spider, and a little girl to prove that, even as a runt, he's still special. As his days become numbered, it will take a miracle to save his life. Special features include: additional scenes, bloopers, commentary, music videos, and more
The matrix by Keanu Reeves( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Neo remains unconscious in the real world, caught in a mysterious subway station that lies between the machine world and the matrix. Bane is still a conduit for Agent Smith, who continues to grow more out of control. Meanwhile, the sentinels are coming dangerously close to Zion. Trinity and Morpheus bargain with The Merovingian to free Neo. Neo, after meeting The Oracle, decides he must leave Zion and go for the machine mainframe. One final battle must ensue, and the future of both races is at stake
Kings in Grass Castles ( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Set in the mid 1800's, this is a saga of hatred and tragedy, wealth and romance - a true story of Irish settlers who left their homes in famine-stricken Ireland to find a new life in the wild frontier of Australia
Cloudstreet by Tim Winton( visu )
10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
"Set in and around Perth during the 1940s and 1950s, cloudstreet tells the story of two rural families who suffer separate catastrophes and flee to the city to pick up the pieces of their lives and start again. Brought together in the same house at No.1 Cloud Street, the Lambs and the Pickles' share numerous tragedies and triumphs that draw them closer together, until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts."--Website
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries ( visu )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Eight all-new episodes of the glamorous, gun-toting lady detective Phryne Fisher. Along with her ever-faithful companion, Dot Williams, Detective Jack Robinson, and Constable Hugh Collins, she is determined to solve any case that comes her way
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries ( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries by Kerry Greenwood( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The second series of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries builds on the meticulously constructed world of series one as it follows the independent, glamorous and unflappable leading lady detective Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis). This lush take on the traditional crime drama explores the fascinating and varied subcultures of 1920s between-the-wars Melbourne. From the shadowy lanes of the city to the halls of academia, from high-class brothels to haute couture, Phryne defends the innocent and juggles admirers with her usual panache, all the while keeping up her delicious dance around Detective Jack Robinson
Kings in grass castles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Traces three generations of the Durack family. After several family deaths, the Duracks flee the Irish famines of the 1840's for a better life in Australia, where they make a fortune raising Queensland cattle -- only to lose it all in a property crash near the turn of the century
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries ( visu )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Get ready to immerse yourself in the opulent, exciting world of Australias leading lady detective Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) in MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES. Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) is a glamorous and thoroughly modern woman of the 1920s. Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our heroine makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life. But behind the faade of elegance and charm are the scars of the past which drive Phryne to find justice for those who cant help themselves and to pursue the truth of her own dark history. Also stars Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings and Miriam Margolyes
Miss Fisher's mystery mysteries ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Get ready to immerse yourself in the opulent, exciting world of Australias leading lady detective Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) in MISS FISHER'S MURDER MYSTERIES. Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) is a glamorous and thoroughly modern woman of the 1920s. Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit. Leaving a trail of admirers in her wake, our heroine makes sure she enjoys every moment of her lucky life. But behind the faade of elegance and charm are the scars of the past which drive Phryne to find justice for those who cant help themselves and to pursue the truth of her own dark history. Also stars Nathan Page, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Ashleigh Cummings and Miriam Margolyes
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Essie Esther 1970-
Essie Davis actrice australienne
Essie Davis actrice uit Australië
Essie Davis actriz
Essie Davis attrice australiana
Essie Davis australiensk skådespelare
Essie Davis australische Schauspielerin
Essie Davis australsk skodespelar
Essie Davis australsk skuespiller
Дэвис, Эсси
اسی دیویس بازیگر استرالیایی
에시 데이비스
エッシー・デイヴィス
艾絲·戴維斯
Languages
English (164)
French (1)
Turkish (1)
Spanish (1)
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