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Cornish, Abbie 1982-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 262 publications in 4 languages and 13,016 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Historical drama  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Historical films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Abbie Cornish
Publications by Abbie Cornish
Most widely held works by Abbie Cornish
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,976 libraries worldwide
Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
Elizabeth the golden age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,921 libraries worldwide
1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
Limitless by Neil Burger( visu )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
Eddie Morra, a burnt-out writer, discovers a top-secret pill that unlocks 100% of his brain's capacity. He instantly acquires mind-bending talents and mesmerizing visions that bring him big money, beautiful women, and limitless success. But his dream life soon becomes a waking nightmare, as the drug's brutal side effects take their toll and Eddie finds himself entangled with a cunning Wall Street power broker who wants everything Eddie has, and more
Bright star by Jane Campion( visu )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,679 libraries worldwide
Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end
A good year by Peter Mayle( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
Max Skinner is a ruthless, successful English investment broker with no time for life outside of his job. When his uncle dies, Max inherits the chateau and vineyard in the south of France where he grew up, but he then meets a potential rival to the inheritance, a young American who claims to be his illegitimate cousin. His first intention is to sell the vineyard as quickly as possible, but while spending time in Provence, Max "finds his soul when he loses his heart to a French beauty."
Seven psychopaths ( visu )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Irish filmmaker Martin McDonagh writes and directs this crime caper. Colin Farrell leads the cast as Marty, a struggling screenwriter who finds himself entangled with the least desirable elements of the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his best friend Billy Bickle (Sam Rockwell) carries out an ill-fated dognapping scheme, stealing a Shih Tzu belonging to sadistic criminal kingpin Charlie Costello (Woody Harrelson). Christopher Walken, Tom Waits and Abbie Cornish co-star
Stop-loss by Kimberly Peirce( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Decorated Iraq war hero Sgt. Brandon King makes a celebrated return to his small Texas hometown following his tour of duty. He tries to resume the life he left behind with the help and support of his family and his best friend, Steve Shriver, who served with him in Iraq. Along with their other war buddies, Brandon and Steve try to make peace with civilian life. Then, against Brandon's will the Army orders him back to duty in Iraq, upending his new life. The conflict tests everything he believes in--the bond of family, the loyalty of friendship, the limits of love, and the value of honor
W./E ( visu )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
In 1998, lonely New Yorker Wally Winthrop is obsessed with what she perceives as the ultimate love story: King Edward VIII's abdication of the British throne for the woman he loved, American divorcee Wallis Simpson. Winthrop's research reveals that the couple's life together was not as perfect as she thought
Candy by Neil Armfield( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Dan is a poet who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. As Dan goes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, Candy changes from an actress to a streetwalker and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to try and go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant
Somersault by Cate Shortland( visu )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
After making a misjudged advance towards her mother's boyfriend, 16-year-old Heidi flees her home for the small Australian ski town of Jindabyne. Her self destructive tendancies surface, and her fragile new world threatens to come tumbling down
The girl ( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
For two years, Ashley, a rough and rugged beauty in her mid-twenties, has walked a tightrope, trying to prove that she is fit to be a mother and regain custody of her son. She discovers her father is smuggling immigrants across the border. Ashley is lured by the prospect of easy money in the role of a coyote. Her plans go awry, and she finds herself quickly stranded with a young girl whose mother disappeared in the late night river crossing. She soon discovers something she didn't know she had
Sucker punch by Zack Snyder( visu )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1950s, it tells the story of Baby Doll in mental institution where she creates an alternate reality. She plans to escape from that imaginary world but to do that she needs to steal five objects before she is captured by an unknown adversary
Marking time ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
In a narrow-minded Australian town, Hal falls in love with Randa, an Afghan refugee. Hal is unaware of the racist and cultural tensions that lie ahead as his friends react to Randa with insults and ridicule. After 9/11, intolerance and violence explode to a new level, but Hal devises a plan to defend and protect his love
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole = La légende des gardiens : le royaume de Ga'hoole ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Young owl Soren marvels at his father's epic stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, mythic winged warriors who fought a great battle to save all owl kind from the evil Pure Ones. When he and brother Kludd fall from their treetop home and into the talons of the Pure Ones, it's up to Soren to make a daring escape with the help of other brave owls. Also contains the 3D feature film
One perfect day ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A gifted musician studying at London's Royal Academy of Music has a crisis when, after a night of clubbing with his girlfriend back home in Australia, his sister dies, causing him to return home and seek answers in Melbourne's dance music scene
Candy Reise der Engel ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Für Candy und Dan ist es Liebe auf den ersten Blick. Das Glück hält an,bis das Paar heroinabhängig wird. Als Candy sich wegen gemeinsamer Geldsorgen prostituiert, sieht Dan tatenlos zu. Auch eine Hochzeit hilft den beiden nicht aus dem Teufelskreis heraus. Aber dann wagt Candy den Entzug. (Quelle: cede.ch)
Legend of the guardians the Owls of Ga'Hoole = Legenda sovjega kraljestva ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Horseplay ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A comedy about murder, greed, lust, revenge & turf. A small time horse trainer has screwed up his life. His wife hates him, his mistress loathes him and his father-in-law wants to kill him. With nothing to lose, he enlists the help of his best friend and concocts a plan to rig the biggest horse race in Australia
Bright star Mon amour ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"The drama based on the three-year romance between 19th century poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne, which was cut short by Keats' untimely death at age 25."--From www.imdb.com
Limitless Odklenjen ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cornish, Abbigale.
Languages
English (182)
French (8)
German (7)
Spanish (5)
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