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Heffes, Alex

Works: 115 works in 362 publications in 7 languages and 17,126 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Composer, msd, Musician, Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Compiler, Contributor, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Alex Heffes
Publications by Alex Heffes
Most widely held works by Alex Heffes
Inside job by Charles H Ferguson( visu )
28 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,896 libraries worldwide
From Academy Awardʼ-nominated filmmaker, Charles Ferguson (NO END IN SIGHT), comes INSIDE JOB, the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, INSIDE JOB traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( visu )
25 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,981 libraries worldwide
Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
State of play by David Yates( visu )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
Cal McCaffrey es un periodista de Washington DC cuyo olfato le lleva a desenmarañar los misteriosos asesinatos de algunas de las figuras más prometedoras de la política y la gran empresa. El apuesto e imperturbable congresista Stephen Collins representa el futuro de su partido: debido a su honradez, ha sido elegido presidente del comité que supervisa los gastos de Defensa. Todos esperan que esta estrella en auge represente a su partido en la próxima carrera hacia la presidencia. Hasta que alguien asesina brutalmente a su ayudante/amante, y los secretos se escapan de su escondite
Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair( visu )
7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion
Escape plan by Sylvester Stallone( visu )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Prison-break action film starring Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Structural security specialist Ray Breslin (Stallone) is paid to enter high security prisons and escape while highlighting weaknesses in their apparently escape-proof systems. But when he is framed and incarcerated in a prison of his own design which is run by the relentless Warden Hobbes (Jim Caviezel), he has to put his incomparable skills to the ultimate test. However, in order to escape this particular prison he'll need the help of another insider. Luckily he meets fellow prisoner and old-timer Swan Rottmayer (Schwarzenegger) who agrees to help Ray in his escape, but only if Ray agrees to free him while doing so
Roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
Dear Frankie by Shona Auerbach( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and French and held by 868 libraries worldwide
A witty and touching tale about a mother's efforts to protect her son from the truth
The First Grader ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Maruge is an 84 year-old from Kenya who is in school learning for the first time with six year-olds
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( visu )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 718 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Amin's incredible story as seen through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scotsman who becomes the volatile leader's personal physician and trusted confidant. What starts off as a fascinating job soon turns to horror as the doctor realizes what kind of man he really works for
The take ( visu )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 589 libraries worldwide
Sean Briar is a rogue CIA agent who isn't afraid to step on a few toes to solve a case. While roaming the streets of Paris, a pickpocket swipes a bag containing a bomb and inadvertently ruins a bank heist attempt by corrupt French government officials. Now labeled as a terrorist threat and running for his life, the only person who can save him is Sean. This unlikely duo joins forces to solve the case before they become victims in a devious plot of international conspiracy
One day in September by Kevin Macdonald( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
This is the shocking and incredibly true story of the brutal massacre of 11 Israeli athletes by a team of extreme Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany. From terrorist training in Libya to the terrorists sneaking into the Olympic Village to the tension-filled negotiations to the shocking conclusion at a German airport. For the first time, the lone surviving member of that extremist group speaks. Actual video shot during the crisis is used to help tell the story
The program by Stephen Frears( visu )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 476 libraries worldwide
An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during his Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong
Imagine me & you by Oliver Parker( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 404 libraries worldwide
A blushing bride's nuptials take a surprising turn at the altar, when an innocent glance between her and a female guest sparks a love at first sight romance. She is soon forced to choose between her husband and the girl of her dreams
Out of reach by Trevor Miller( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Billy Ray Lancing, a former covert, agent turned survivalist, discovers that the foster program he is involved with in Poland is actually a human trafficking network. When a letter from his young pen pal states that she is going to go with a new "sponsor", Lancing suspects that something is not right. He discovers the trafficking operation and begins to make his plans to shut it down
Red Riding Hood by Catherine Hardwicke( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Valerie is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village
Trauma by Marc Evans( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Waking up in hospital, Ben learns that his wife has been killed in the same car accident that put him in a coma for a week. His disorientation and feelings of guilt are further amplified by the media frenzy gripping London following the murder of a pop star - a crime for which and for some reason, Ben seems implicated
Earth : one amazing day ( visu )
2 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close with a cast of unforgettable characters. Told with humor, intimacy and a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendor
Palio by Luigi Oliveto( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in Italian and held by 101 libraries worldwide
"The Palio is the oldest horse race in the world, and turns the Italian city of Siena into a high-stakes battleground of strategy, intrigue, and simmering machismo. ... Palio follows the legendary maestro Gigi Bruschelli, winner of 13 races and master of the intrigues that surround the Palio, and his former protégé Giovanni Atzeni ..."--Container
Late night shopping by Saul Metzstein( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A quirky, offbeat comedy, in which four friends who are stuck in a twilight world, going nowhere fast, suddenly find they have more in common than they might expect, and embark on a journey that just might change their lives
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Alternative Names
Alex Heffes britischer Komponist
Alex Heffes British composers
Alex Heffes britisk komponist
Alex Heffes Brits componist
Alex Heffes britský hudební skladatel
Alex Heffes brittisk kompositör
Alex Heffes compositeur britannique
Alex Heffes compositor británico
Alex Heffes compositore inglese
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English (143)
German (9)
French (9)
Spanish (7)
Italian (4)
Multiple languages (1)
Czech (1)
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