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Mendes, Sam

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Works: 164 works in 685 publications in 8 languages and 15,292 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  War films  Fiction  Historical films  Historical drama  Horror television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Author, Photographer, Restager, Conductor, Performer, Film editor, Author of introduction, dir, Interviewer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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American beauty by Sam Mendes( visu )
178 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,617 libraries worldwide
An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desperately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend. DVD
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins( visu )
74 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,861 libraries worldwide
Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
60 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,284 libraries worldwide
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates. One he places little effort at, but he has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
Jarhead by Sam Mendes( visu )
48 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford is a third-generation enlistee who goes from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty. He sports a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. He lives with no cover from the intolerable heat and the potential threat from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on the blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully fathom. Marine lifer, Sergeant Sykes, who is in charge of Swoff's scout and sniper platoon. Troy is Swoff's friend and mentor
Away we go by Sam Mendes( visu )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience
Things we lost in the fire by Susanne Bier( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Audrey Burke is reeling from the shock of the news that has just been delivered to her door by the local police - her husband, Brian, had been killed in a random act of violence. Once anchored by the love and comforts of their marriage, Audrey is now adrift. Impulsively, she turns to Jerry, a down-and-out addict who has been her husband's close friend since childhood. Desperate to fill the painful void caused by her husband's death, Audrey invites Jerry to move into the room adjacent to their garage in the hope that he can help her and her children cope with their sudden loss. Now, in facing a daily battle to stay off drugs and his unexpected role as surrogate parent and friend to Audrey's son and daughter, he finds a core of inner resilience. As Jerry and Audrey navigate grief and denial, their fragile bonds are constantly tested. Together, they discover the strength to move forward
The hollow crown ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
The Hollow crown: "New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard II; King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2; King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal."--IMDb
Penny dreadful ( visu )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
An erotically charged, profoundly unsettling new saga, it completely reinvents literature's most iconic and terrifying characters. Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein and timeless figures from Dracula join a core of original characters in a dark and brutal quest to save a soul, even as they grapple with their own monstrous temptations
Skyfall 007 ( visu )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost
The hollow crown : the complete series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
The Hollow crown: New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard; II King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2 and King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal -- IMDB
The reader by Stephen Daldry( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Allemagne de l'Ouest, au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale. Un adolescent, Michael Berg, fait par hasard la connaissance de Hanna, une femme mystérieuse de 35 ans dont il devient l'amant. Commence alors une liaison passionnelle dans laquelle la lecture tient une place importante, jusqu'à ce que Hanna disparaisse subitement. Huit ans plus tard, devenu étudiant en droit, Michael assiste aux procès des crimes de guerre nazi. A sa grande surprise, il retrouve Hanna sur le banc des accusés
American beauty by Alan Ball( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 41 libraries worldwide
A shocking journey through life in suburban America. Lester Burnham and his marriage slowly unravels in this bizarre story of self-discovery
Era mio padre by Richard Rayner( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Due padri: Michael Sullivan, sicario irlandese al servizio di una banda che ha il suo referente a Chicago in Al Capone, e John Rooney, il suo boss che gli porta paterno affetto. E due figli: il tredicenne Michael Sullivan Jr. e Connor Rooney, figlio depravato e ladro di John. Alla fine di un lungo, sanguinoso itinerario di perdizione e vendetta sopravvive soltanto il piccolo Sullivan, destinato a una vita onesta. (Morandini)
The hollow crown. Richard II, Henry IV part 1, Henry IV part 2, Henry V ( visu )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The Hollow crown: New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard; II King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2 and King Henry V. The plays chronicle a continuous period in British history from the end of the 14th century to the aftermath of the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. Together, the plays comprise a story with recurring themes of power struggles, redemption, family conflict and betrayal -- IMDB
Belleza americana American beauty ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 23 libraries worldwide
An emotionally & spiritually comatose suburban man decides "to hell with it all" and reverts to living as he did when he was happiest--as a carefree teenager. His desparately uptight wife and sullen daughter can only look on as he quits his corporate job to become a burger flipper, starts getting high with a strange new neighbor (whose parents are even stranger) and lusts after a pouty blonde teenager--his daughter's best friend
Cabaret original Broadway cast recording by John Kander( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood is a stunning musical with the original Broadway cast
Jarhead la fin de l'innocence by Sam Mendes( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in French and English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"Été 1990, 1ère guerre du Golf. Anthony Swofford, tout juste 20 ans, est envoyé dans le désert saoudien. Son bataillon de Marines est parmi les premiers à se déployer dans l'immense étendue de sable. Pour ces jeunes déracinés, gavés d'images et de répliques guerrières, ivres de rock et de bière, commence alors la longue et dérisoire attente d'un ennemi fantôme
Les noces rebelles Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Dans l'Amérique des années 50, Frank et April Wheeler se considèrent comme des êtres à part, des gens spéciaux, différents des autres. Ils ont toujours voulu fonder leur existence sur des idéaux élevés. Lorsqu'ils emménagent dans leur nouvelle maison sur Revolutionary Road, ils proclament fièrement leur indépendance. Jamais ils ne se conformeront à l'inertie banlieusarde qui les entoure, jamais ils ne se feront piéger par les conventions sociales. Pourtant, malgré leur charme et leur insolence, les Wheeler deviennent exactement ce qu'ils ne voulaient pas : un homme coincé dans un emploi sans intérêt ; une ménagère qui rêve de passion et d'une existence trépidante. Une famille américaine ordinaire ayant perdu ses rêves et ses illusions. Décidée à changer de vie, April imagine un plan audacieux pour tout recommencer : quitter leur petite routine confortable dans le Connecticut pour aller vivre à Paris."
Camino a la perdición Road to perdition ( visu )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
En los oscuros años de la Gran Depresión, Michael Sullivan se debate entre la lealtad inquebrantable a su jefe, el Sr. Rooney, y su propia familia. Son tiempos duros en Rock Island, donde la mafia irlandesa impone su ley. La prohibición sigue estando vigente y gángsteres como Al Capone están en la cima de su poder. A pesar de todo, Michael Sullivan lleva una buena vida, pagada a base de violencia y de sangre
Les sentiers de la perdition by Sam Mendes( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Mendes, Samuel Alexander.
Mendes, Samuel Alexander 1965-
Sam Mendes Britischer Filmregisseur
Sam Mendes britisk regissør
Sam Mendes Brits filmregisseur
Sam Mendes réalisateur britannique
Sam Mendes regista britannico
Σαμ Μέντες
Сам Мендес
Сем Мендес
Сем Мендиз
Сэм Мендес
סם מנדס במאי תיאטרון וקולנוע אנגלי
سام مندس
سام ميندز
सॅम मेंडेस
სემ მენდესი
샘 멘디스
サム・メンデス
山姆·曼德斯
森·曼特斯
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English (326)
Spanish (42)
German (41)
French (23)
Italian (20)
Multiple languages (16)
Hungarian (1)
Dutch (1)
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