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Postlethwaite, Pete

Works: 250 works in 907 publications in 10 languages and 35,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Political fiction  Biography  Fiction  Television adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Narrator, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Pete Postlethwaite
Publications by Pete Postlethwaite
Publications by Pete Postlethwaite, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Pete Postlethwaite
Most widely held works by Pete Postlethwaite
The lost world Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( visu )
43 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Hungarian and held by 2,566 libraries worldwide
Four years after the disaster at Jurassic Park, dinosaurs have secretly survived on a nearby island and roam free, but now there is a more ominous threat--a plan to capture and bring the dinosaurs to the mainland. John Hammond sees a chance to redeem himself for his past mistakes and sends an expedition led by Ian Malcolm to reach the island before the mercenary team gets there. The two groups confront each other in the face of extreme danger and must team up for their own survival in a race against time
The usual suspects by Bryan Singer( visu )
43 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,527 libraries worldwide
Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Inception by Christopher Nolan( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,387 libraries worldwide
Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb's rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible--inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming
Amistad by Steven Spielberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and German and held by 2,370 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about the slave who led the revolt
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,084 libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
The town by Ben Affleck( visu )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves. Special features include the extended cut
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth--a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Clash of the titans by Desmond Davis( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,544 libraries worldwide
When Hades, the god of the underworld, takes his family, Perseus embarks on a mission to defeat him before he can seize ultimate power and unleash hell on earth
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan( visu )
38 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
De Noordierse kruimeldief Gerry Conlon wordt samen met drie andere Ieren (de zg. Guildford Four) in 1974 op grond van door de politie vervalst bewijs veroordeeld voor een IRA-bomaanslag in Guildford. Na heropening van hun zaak na 15 jaar worden ze alsnog vrijgesproken
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,359 libraries worldwide
An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( visu )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers fall in love and encounter opposition from their feuding families
ÆonFlux ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
400 years in the future, after a virus kills off 99% of the world population, only one city on Earth remains. Ruled by the Goodchild dynasty, it is a perfect society of peace and prosperity except that its citizens keep mysteriously disappearing. A secret agent/assassin/warrior has been given the mission to bring down the regime. As she goes deeper into her mission, Aeon uncovers some shocking secrets that put the mission, not to mention her life, in danger
Alice in Wonderland by Whoopi Goldberg( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Alice slips down a rabbit hole into Wonderland, where she meets zany characters like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter and has a series of strange, dream-like adventures
Dark water by Hideo Nakata( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Dahlia has started a new life. She is recently separated from her husband, has a new job and a new apartment, she's determined to put her estranged relationship behind her and devote herself to raising her daughter, Ceci. Then when her strained separation turns into a bitter custody battle, her situation takes a turn for the worse. Her new apartment seems to have a life of its own. Mysterious noises, persistent leaks of dark water, and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild. This all leads Dahlia on a puzzling and mystifying pursuit to find out who is behind the endless mind games. She begins to frantically search for the links between the riddles and the dark water seems to close in around her
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( visu )
11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, whit his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing ... even murder
Animal farm by George Orwell( visu )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 840 libraries worldwide
This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
Brassed off! by Mark Herman( visu )
68 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
A retired miner leads the Grimley Colliery Band, the brass band that the town's miners play in after hours. His hope is to lead them to victory in a national brass band competition, even though they are worried by rumors the mine may close. They acquire a new musician when the granddaughter of a former bandsman comes back to town-- assigned to help determine whether to make the mine closing definite. A story about two old friends and ex-lovers whose surprise reunion turns their lives and the lives of everyone else in town hilariously upside down
The age of stupid by Franny Armstrong( visu )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Pete Postlethwaite (the only fictional character) stars as an archivist living alone in the devastated future world of 2055, who spends his days looking at old footage from the years leading up to 2015 when a cataclysmic climate change took place. As he sifts through the relics of our lost and misguided civilization, the archivist asks why Earth's inhabitants did nothing to reverse the effects of climate change while they still had the chance
Dragonheart by Rob Cohen( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Sean Connery is the voice of Draco the dragon in this tale of a knight dedicated to an ancient creed of honor and his vow to destroy all dragons
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Alternative Names
Postlethwaite, Pete.
Postlethwaite, Peter
Postlethwaite, Peter 1945-2011
Postlethwaite, Peter 1946-2011
Postlethwaite, Peter William 1946-2011
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