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Owen, Alison 1961-

Works: 53 works in 261 publications in 7 languages and 17,948 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Science fiction films  Melodrama  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Alison Owen
Publications by Alison Owen
Most widely held works about Alison Owen
Most widely held works by Alison Owen
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock( visu )
18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,661 libraries worldwide
When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers' reflects back on her difficult childhood in 1906 Australia
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( visu )
33 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
The Giver by Lois Lowry( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,797 libraries worldwide
The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,479 libraries worldwide
Reporter Bob Wilton is trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails. He gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. With unparalleled psychic powers, they can read the enemy's thoughts, pass through solid walls, and even kill a goat by simply staring at it. Now, the founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
Proof by Jacques Doniol-Valcroze( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
With the help of one of her father's former students, Catherine, a devoted daughter, must come to terms with the death of her father, a brilliant mathematician whose genius was crippled by mental instability. After his death, a notebook containing a mathematical proof is found and Catherine claims the proof is her own work
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( visu )
6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,390 libraries worldwide
Dans l'Angleterre de 1912, une blanchisseuse prend part au mouvement des suffragettes. [Médiafilm]
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( visu )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Born in Boston, MA, in 1932, Sylvia Plath developed a talent as a writer and published her first poem when she was eight years old. That same year, Plath was forced to confront the unexpected death of her father. In 1950, she began studying at Smith College on a literary scholarship. In 1955, she was granted a Fulbright Scholarship to study in England at Cambridge. There, Plath met Ted Hughes, a respected author. The two fell in love, and married in 1958. However, marriage, family, and a growing reputation as an important poet failed to bring Plath happiness
Elizabeth The Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
45 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 850 libraries worldwide
The country buzzes with conspiracy and terror. Even Mary's younger sister Elizabeth is a threat to her plans. Last ditch attemps to execute her for treason fail and within days Mary is dead. Elizabeth is crowned Queen of England. To save the country it seems she must marry the French Duke of Anjou or King Philip of Spain. With her heart elsewhere she choose neither, causing further political intrigue and chaos
Tamara Drewe by Stephen Frears( visu )
9 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Tamara Drewe was an ugly duckling when she left town. Years later, she is a sexy swan who has returned to her hometown after the death of her mother. Her plans are to refurbish the family home and put it on the market. It isn't long before Tamara finds herself pursued by three men from her past: Andy, her former boyfriend, Ben, the drummer with a local rock band, and Nicholas, the boy she was infatuated with in her teens
Love and other disasters by Alex Keshishian( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
An assistant at British "Vogue," Jacks adores fixing up her friends, but when it comes to finding the right guy for herself, she's totally clueless. Love comes knocking at her door when she meets sexy photographer Paolo, but will she dare to let her guard down and let romance in?
Chatroom by Hideo Nakata( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
William, a dark manipulative teen, opens an online chat room where he meets Jim, Eva, Emily, and Mo. As they become friends in a fantastical cyber reality, William's charisma impresses the others, and he gains influence over their lives. He targets Jim, who already suffers from depression, setting him into a path of self-destruction. As the other teens discover the truth about William, they must escape cyberspace and find Jim in the real world
Case histories : complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Jackson Brodie is an ex-cop now trying to make a living as private detective in Edinburgh. Tough but good-hearted, Brodie can't turn a blind eye to injustice and people in need. Although it does little to line his pockets, he finds himself investigating everything from lost cats to missing children and killers on the run. While Brodie tries to bring resolution to his clients, his own life is unfailingly turbulent. He adores his young daughter but struggles to see her regularly. He thoroughly exasperates his assistant, Deborah and his former colleague on the force, Louise, who nonetheless has a soft spot for him. And he has complicated romantic relationships, particularly with beautiful actress Julia
Moonlight and Valentino by David Anspaugh( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
A light hearted comedy about four women seeking answers to some of life's biggest questions
The Papal visit : John Paul II in Miami ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Love + hate by Dominic Savage( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 28 libraries worldwide
17-year-old Nassema is a young Muslim woman living in the north of England and keen to make something of her life. Taking a job in a local decorating store, she is attracted to Adam, whose blinkered racism is encouraged by his family and friends. Nassema's older brother Yousef is insistent that his sister conform to his idea of what a good Muslim girl should be. But his attitude toward race, religion and women is revealed as questionable when he embarks on a relationship with feisty Michelle
Rat by Don Paterson( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Hubert Flynn enjoys three loves in his life: his nightly beer, betting on the horses, and his eccentric wife - in the order. One night he comes home from the pub and turns into a rat. When a local reporter offers to write a book about the family's plight, the opportunity to cash in on their experience begins the family's struggle between love of money and their love for Hubert
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Alternative Names
Alison Owen britische Filmproduzentin
Alison Owen Brits filmproducente
Alison Owen Film producer
Алисон Оуэн
Ալիսոն Օուեն
الیسون اوون تهیه‌کننده بریتانیایی
English (166)
Spanish (14)
German (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
French (1)
Chinese (1)
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