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Quinn, Aidan

Works: 332 works in 1,060 publications in 7 languages and 37,232 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Interviewee, Thesis advisor, 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 Jim Harrison( visu )
43 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,655 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 )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,748 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 )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,605 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 1993 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,552 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
Unknown by Liam Neeson( visu )
50 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,480 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
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( visu )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,429 libraries worldwide
A scientist strives to make the perfect man in a laboratory but instead creates a bitter monster who seeks revenge on his creator and his family
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( visu )
53 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,426 libraries worldwide
El es un héroe cuyas tácticas de combate fueron modelo de otras luchas del siglo 20, un hombre de estado quién negoció la separación de Irlanda con Inglaterra, un mártir político asesinado por la causa que vivió intensamente
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( visu )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Flipped ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,191 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
Songcatcher by Maggie Greenwald( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,143 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 Ed Harris( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,126 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 )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity as the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( visu )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 970 libraries worldwide
In 1953, Desmond Doyle takes on the Irish family law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children. Despite a strong work ethic, Desmond has a hard time holding on to steady work. Desmond's wife walks out on the relationship and his sporadic employment eventually attracts the attention of the law. A court order sends his two sons and young daughter to separate Catholic orphanages until Desmond can prove he's capable of properly supporting them. However, Desmond discovers merely getting work is not enough to bring his children back to him
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( visu )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 916 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 )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Practical magic: Two sisters hexed by a centuries-old curse resume age-old witchcraft taught by two doting aunts
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( visu )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Set in a future where fundamentalists have established "the Republic of Gilead", the handmaids of the title are those few women who can still bear children after the combined ravages of chemical pollution and civil war. A woman, Kate, is caught trying to escape the soldiers of the Republic and is found to be fertile, marking her for handmaid servitude, but also bringing her within the society of the ruling elite
Desperately seeking Susan by Susan Seidelman( visu )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 842 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 767 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 seal pup 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 694 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 693 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)
German (19)
French (17)
Spanish (12)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (2)
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