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McKellar, Don 1963-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 494 publications in 9 languages and 10,290 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Television comedies  Television series  Science fiction films  Anthology films  Original cast recordings  Melodrama 
Roles: Actor, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Director, Performer, Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, Commentator, Recipient, Other, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Don McKellar
Publications by Don McKellar
Most widely held works by Don McKellar
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
69 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,999 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 900 libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
The grand seduction by Brendan Gleeson( visu )
16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 832 libraries worldwide
A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor's time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction
Existenz by David Cronenberg( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 659 libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
28 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 616 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The drowsy chaperone : original Broadway cast recording by Lisa Lambert( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Clean by Olivier Assayas( visu )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Emily Wang is a woman whose past is riddled with drugs and regrets. As a result, her husband, Lee, is found dead in a desolate motel room in Hamilton, Ontario, and landed Emily with a six-month jail sentence. The only thing that she desires for the future is a loving relationship with her son Jay, who is being cared for by Lee's parents, Albrecht and Rosemary. While Rosemary blames Emily for Lee's death, Albrecht recognizes the importance of the bond between a mother and her son, and tells Emily that the only way she can have a relationship with Jay is to become clean. Emily battles for a place in a world reluctant to forget the woman she was and unwilling to accept her as the woman she longs to be
Slings & arrows ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Based in a fictional Canadian town where legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the Artistic Directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the Festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming General Manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet; the play that drove him mad
Slings & arrows ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business, while leading lady Ellen Fanshaw endures a life-altering tax audit. Adding to the mayhem is the return of the madcap guest director Darren Nichols, who stages a post-post-modern Romeo and Juliet after the original director breaks her neck. Could it be the curse of Macbeth?
Slings & arrows ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Geoffrey, the emotionally fragile artistic director to a very dysfunctional Canadian theatre troupe puts on King Lear (casting a storied and ailing actor as Lear), while eager young performers throw themselves into a musical about a junkie prostitute
Last night by Don McKellar( visu )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 321 libraries worldwide
At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang
Dance me outside by Bruce McDonald( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 320 libraries worldwide
When the Kidabanessee Reservation in northern Ontario is shocked by a brutal murder of one of the residents, four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test. The struggle to become men and women becomes entangled with a fight for justice as they find their friendships and romances maturing into something unexpected
Exotica by Atom Egoyan( visu )
39 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 281 libraries worldwide
"At a sexy strip club called Exotica, three strangers -- an obsessive man, an erotic table dancer and the club's mysterious D.J. -- share much more than is apparent at first glance! As their secret passions grow, they become more deeply entangled in an inescapable web of jealousy, deceit and revenge!"--Container
Slings & arrows : the complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the emotional battles the members of the group inflict on each other behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons
Waydowntown ( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and French and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Tom, Sandra, Randy and Curt are office co-workers who live in a city's downtown where virtually all the office buildings and malls are connected by a maze of glassed-in bridges. They have all staked a month's salary on a bet to see who can stay indoors the longest
When night is falling by Shahar Rozen( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 163 libraries worldwide
The story of a teacher at a conservative religious college named Camille whose life is turned upside down when, through a chance encounter, she meets a beautiful circus performer named Petra. Walking an emotional high-wire between the familiar past and the forbidden future, Camille must choose between the love she cannot forget and the desire she cannot resist
Thirty-two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Thrity-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an inpressionistic depiction of his life
Childstar ( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Taylor Burns is the world's most famous child actor, thanks to his work on a popular sitcom. Life is perfect in a sitcom world, but in the real world, his parents are divorcing, and his 13th birthday approaches along with pimples and voice changes
Zoom ( visu )
in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others
The event ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Matt Shapiro is dead, one more victim of AIDS. The DA believes his death may be the result of assisted suicide, which is against the law, so she questions Matt's friends and family, without considering the emotional impact her investigation might have
 
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Don McKellar Canadees filmregisseur
Don McKellar Canadian actor, screenwriter and film director
Don McKellar Kanadischer Schauspieler, Drechbuchautor und Filmregisseur
Mac Kellar Don 1963-....
MacKellar Don 1963-....
Mc Kellar Don 1963-....
McKellar, Don 1963-
Дон МакКеллар
دن مک‌کلر فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان کانادایی
ドン・マッケラー
マッケラー, ドン
Languages
English (247)
French (24)
Spanish (8)
German (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Italian (4)
Chinese (2)
Polish (1)
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