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Polley, Sarah

Works: 304 works in 1,284 publications in 7 languages and 26,539 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Zombie films  Comedy films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, vac, Performer, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Restager, Interviewer, Other, Contributor, Singer, Film editor, Creator, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sarah Polley
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Away from Her by Sarah Polley( visu )
63 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,156 libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( visu )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( visu )
30 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
Two young scientists become superstars by splicing different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures. Ignoring legal and ethical boundaries, the scientists, who are romantically involved, introduce human DNA into their experiment and risk the dawn of a terrifying new era
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( visu )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 870 libraries worldwide
"Following a tragic schoolbus accident, opportunistic lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens sets to work on a class action lawsuit. But beneath the town's placid surface, he discovers a tangled skein of deceit and forbidden desire that mirrors his own troubled life. Everyone, it seems, has secrets to keep."--Container
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( visu )
48 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
Existenz by David Cronenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Dawn of the dead by Zack Snyder( visu )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Ana is a young nurse who is returning home after a hard day at work. She does not pay attention to an emergency broadcast telling the public about a deadly plague of flesh eating creatures. The next day, a little girl, their neighbor, comes into their house and bites Ana's husband Louis in the neck. Louis does not remain dead. Seconds later he is up and trying to bite Ana. Ana escapes, gets in her car and sees the public being eaten by flesh eating zombies. She crashes into a tree and is helped by Kenneth, a police officer. They regroup with some more people and find shelter in a closed mall. While they are searching the mall, they find 3 armed security guards. But they begin to run out of ammo, food, and power. The zombies begin approaching the mall in greater number. They armor 2 mall shuttle buses with weapons and a battering ram. They try to make it to the boat docks where they take a boat to an island where they find more zombies
Don't come knocking by Sarah Polley( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son tailed by an insurance agent from his abandoned film. Another woman with more than a sincere interest in Howard also appears in town
The weight of water by Kathryn Bigelow( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A century-old double murder haunts Jean, a photographer, who travels to the scene of the crime to investigate. The sole survivor of the murders was a woman whose unhappy marriage mirrors Jean's. Past and present collide and it suddenly becomes clear to Jean who the real killer is
Frances Ha by Noah Baumbach( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Greta Gerwig is radiant as a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York, trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above all, her tight but changing bond with her best friend, Sophie (Mickey Sumner). Meticulously directed by Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming) with a free-and-easy vibe reminiscent of the French New Wave's most spirited films, and written by Baumbach and Gerwig with an effortless combination of sweetness and wit, Frances Ha gets at both the frustrations and the joys of being young and unsure of where to go next. This wry and sparkling city romance is a testament to the ongoing vitality of independent American cinema
The claim ( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
A tale of regret and greed in the Gold Rush-era American West. in 1867, Daniel Dillon, the wealthy 49er who runs Kingdom Come, a Sierra Nevada boomtown, is trying to bring the railroad through town when the past comes back to haunt him. Twenty years ago, he sold his wife and daughter to another goldminer for the claim to the gold mine that brought him his fortune
La vida sin mi = My life without me by Isabel Coixet( visu )
53 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
"A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before."--Internet movie database
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Polley, Sarah 1979-
Sarah Polley attrice e regista canadese
Sarah Polley Canadees acteur
Sarah Polley Canadees actrice
Sarah Polley Canadian actress, film director and screenwriter
Sarah Polley kanadische Schauspielerin, Regisseurin und Drehbuchautorin
Sarah Polley kanadyjska aktorka, reżyserka i scenarzystka filmowa
Полли, Сара
Сара Поллі
Սառա Պոլլի
שרה פולי
سارا پلی فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، خواننده، و کارگردان کانادایی
سارة بيلي
ساره بولى
세라 폴리
폴리, 사라 1979-
English (247)
Spanish (33)
French (30)
German (15)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (3)
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