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Quinn, Aidan

Works: 312 works in 1,017 publications in 8 languages and 36,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Thesis advisor, Creator, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Aidan Quinn
Publications by Aidan Quinn
Most widely held works about Aidan Quinn
Most widely held works by Aidan Quinn
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( visu )
62 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,659 libraries worldwide
The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee by Yves Simoneau( visu )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,702 libraries worldwide
By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in the Black Hills--on Sioux land. In this film, the lives of Charles Eastman-a Dartmouth-educated, Sioux doctor; Senator Henry Dawes-member of the Committee on Indian Affairs; and Sitting Bull intersect in a manner that seems fated. The question that faces the government and the Sioux seems to leave two answers: assimilation versus extermination? It is answered by the assassination of Sitting Bull and the massacre of hundreds of Indian men, women, and children by the 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek on Dec. 29, 1890
The mission by Roland Joffé( visu )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,582 libraries worldwide
In 18th-century South America, a Jesuit priest and a soldier join forces to protect an Indian tribe from subjugation by colonial empires
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( visu )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton, but they have to overcome her brother's overprotectiveness
Unknown by Liam Neeson( visu )
53 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( visu )
51 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,437 libraries worldwide
Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ignited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( visu )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference teaches violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( visu )
15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,401 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life
Flipped ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,175 libraries worldwide
When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. Bryce isn't so sure. Beginning that day, and for the next six years, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other. Extras included
Songcatcher by Maggie Greenwald( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people
Empire Falls by Fred Schepisi( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
A powerful portrait of blue-collar America, a timeless tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Avalon ( visu )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Evelyn by Paul Pender( visu )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 967 libraries worldwide
Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages. Although a sympathetic judge assures Desmond that when his financial situation reverses, he will be able to get his children back; money is hard to come by. During that time, Evelyn and her brothers suffer the abuses of living in orphanages while Desmond struggles to secure finances. Now he must battle the courts to get his children back
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( visu )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's gripping drama of power, lust and betrayal becomes accessible to a broader audience. The camera follows the cast and crew throughout rehearsals, eavesdropping on the behind-the-scenes process that goes into creating characters and mounting a production
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 873 libraries worldwide
The witches of Eastwick: Three more witches yearn for Mr. Right in a New England town
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( visu )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Desperately seeking Susan by Susan Seidelman( visu )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 852 libraries worldwide
A bored New Jersey housewife who fantasizes about the ads in the personal section of the newspaper want ads shows up at a rendezvous between two lovers. She gets bumped on the head, which leads to a case of amnesia and opens the door to intrigue and love
A shine of rainbows ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 libraries worldwide
A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around, and within, us all
Benedict Arnold a question of honor ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
The true story of Benedict Arnold, a man trapped by pride and love. After being disgraced by the Continental Congress and resigning his comission, Arnold is coaxed back into service. But his marriage to a loyalist woman leads to scandal, and the lack of support he received drives him to defect
The 5th quarter ( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
"In the spirit of The Blind Side comes this inspiring true story of family, faith, and football... Jon Abbate [is] a rising football star at Wake Forest University... [L]ives are suddenly shattered when the family's youngest son, Luke, is killed in a tragic accident. Inspired by Luke's memory, Jon courageously leads the Wake Forest team to a series of last-minute victories--leading to a thrilling climax"--Container
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English (359)
French (21)
Spanish (21)
German (20)
Multiple languages (5)
Russian (1)
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