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Ward, Vincent

Works: 101 works in 364 publications in 7 languages and 5,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Action and adventure films  War films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Motion pictures  Science fiction films  Film sequels 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( visu )
48 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,219 libraries worldwide
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie, kills herself and goes to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven
Alien³ by David Fincher( visu )
63 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Lt. Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the lone survivor when her crippled spaceship crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Ripley's fears that an Alien was aboard her craft are confirmed when the mutilated bodies of ex-cons begin to mount. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley must lead the men into battle against the terrifying creature. She soon discovers a horrifying fact about her link with the Alien, a realization that may compel Ripley to try destroying not only the horrific creature, but herself as well
Map of the human heart by Vincent Ward( visu )
19 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 367 libraries worldwide
A young Eskimo boy is taken from his people for medical treatment, and although he returns to the land of his birth, he remains forever lost between 2 cultures
The navigator a medieval odyssey ( visu )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 343 libraries worldwide
A time-travel adventure that begins in 14th century England, where the dreaded Black Death is wiping out whole cities all over Europe. A group of desperate villagers led by the vision of a young boy, sets off for a remote cave where they hope to find the answer to escaping the plague. They emerge in a bustling 20th century city
River queen ( visu )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 221 libraries worldwide
An Irish woman is caught in the middle of the war between the British and the Maori during the colonization of New Zealand in the 1860s
Patch Adams What dreams may come ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
What dreams may come: Chris Nielsen dies and is united with his children, who died before him, in a beautiful afterlife, but must risk his own future to rescue his wife from her fate
Alien 3 by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The navigator : a Medieval Odyssey by Vincent Ward( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Alien³ ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Vigil ( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Out gathering stranded sheep, Toss' (Fiona Kay) father falls to his death; at the same moment, she hears the gunshots of an approaching poacher. In his muddy gum boots, the poacher, Ethan (Frank Whitten), carries her father's battered body back to the house. Tuba-playing, pajama-clad grandfather Birdie (Bill Kerr) encourages the stranger to stay, much to the initial disdain of both mother and daughter. Fleeing the sexual tension, Toss retreats to her playhouse in her hooded, woolly, hawk-like hat. It is only in the mirrors of her playhouse, and at last in the ghostly lights which Ethan shows her in his own hiding place, that the boyish Toss is able to explore her grief and accept the confusing first stirrings of womanhood"--Container
Rain of the children ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Vincent Ward weaves drama with documentary to unravel the extraordinary story of Puhi, the Tuhoe woman who welcomed the young filmmaker into her home in 1978. Ward made the observational film In Spring One Plants Alone about Puhi?s day-to-day life in the remote Urewera Ranges. By then almost 80, she was obsessively caring for her schizophrenic adult son Niki, whose violent fits terrified her. In this new cinema feature Ward sets out to unravel the mystery that has haunted him for 30 years: Who was Puhi? And why was she so obsessed with this last remaining son? Using his relationship with Puhi as the framework to explore her life, he finds a woman of extraordinary fortitude who, at the age of 12, was chosen by the great Tuhoe prophet Rua Kenana to marry his son, Whatu. Rua gave her the name, Puhi ("special one"). At 14, she had her first baby while hiding in the bush, having escaped from the 1916 police raid on Rua?s community at Maungapohatu, where she witnessed the arrest of Rua and Whatu and the killing of Toko, Rua?s other son, said to be her lover. She would go on to have 13 more children. But by the time Ward made his initial film, there were few signs of what had become of them. In Rain of the Children, he finds out how the loss of her children affected the course of her life. The tragedies she lived through were so powerful that some, including her, believed she was cursed. After a tumultuous second marriage and the manslaughter of her third husband, Puhi was left with her dependant son, Niki. She dedicated herself to this man-child, trying to protect him at all costs, even from beyond the grave. Rain of the Children is Ward?s search for truth in the story of a woman who sought redemption through love and who has remained a touchstone for him throughout his life
Alien³ : the official movie novelization by Alan Dean Foster( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Fury 161 is a wretched planet -- a penal colony and industrial complex manned by violent prisoners. When an escape pod from the USS Sulaco crash-lands there, Ellen Ripley appears to be the only passenger left alive. Then inmates begin to die, all at the hands of another survivor. A creature which encounters Ripley, and spares her life! Desperate to know why, she seeks out an answer -- and discovers terror unlike any she's ever known. Science fiction master Alan Dean Foster returns to the Alien universe to reveal the ultimate destinies of Ellen Ripley and her eternal foe, the xenomorph known as the Alien"--Page 4 of cover
Hinter dem Horizont What dreams may come ( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Chris Nielsen, ein erfolgreicher Arzt, stirbt bei einem tragischen Autounfall. Er erwacht irgendwo hinter dem Horizont, in einem Jenseits, wo all seine Träume und Fantasien zum Leben erwachen. In diesem himmlischen Paradies versucht Chris, seinen Frieden zu finden und die schmerzhafte Trennung von seiner Frau Annie zu überwinden. Auch Annie kann den Verlust ihres Mannes nicht ertragen und nimmt sich völlig verzweifelt das Leben. Im Gegensatz zu Chris findet sich Annie in einer trostlosen Hölle monströser Alptraumfantasien wieder, aus der es kein Zurück gibt. Chris kann und will nicht akzeptieren, daß er Annie niemals wiedersehen darf und beschließt, sie aus der Hölle zu befreien. Zusammen mit einem mysteriösen Spurenleser begibt er sich auf eine Reise hinab ins Reich der Finsternis - eine Reise, die ihn an die Grenzen des Wahnsinns treibt... (Quelle:
Al di là dei sogni ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Quattro anni dopo la morte dei due figli in un incidente stradale anche il medico Chris Nelsen muore allo stesso modo e si ritrova in un bizzarro aldilà, popolato da quadri dipinti o restaurati dalla moglie Annie. Lo spirito di Albert lo informa che non potrà mai più incontrarla perchè, disperata, si è data la morte. Chris non si rassegna. (Morandini)
The navigator ( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Fleeing from the Black Death, medieval travelers tunnel through the Earth and burst into twentieth century New Zealand
Más allá de los sueños ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Después de que el Dr. Chris Nielsen (Williams) muere en un trágico accidente, inicia un viaje a un sitio que sólo puede ser descrito como celestial. Con la ayuda de un espíritu amigable (Gooding Jr.), quien será su guía en el paraíso, Chris comienza a adaptarse a su nueva vida en el más allá. Annie (Sciorra), su esposa, quien no se resigna ante su muerte, intentará reunirse con él, sin saber que las almas suicidas sólo tienen lugar en el infierno. Chris tratará de evitar que Annie sea condenada eternamente y emprenderá un viaje escalofriante donde cruzará las puertas del infierno para salvarla y compartir juntos la eternidad."--En el envase
Mei meng cheng zhen = What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Chinese and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Ti yao :ke li si ni er sen yi wai si wang lai dao bu ke zhi de ling yu,qi qi yin wu fa ren shou gu du ye zi sha shen wang ,yuan yi wei er ren jiu ke si shou;ran er zi sha de ren que bi xu shou jian ao. wei le qi zi ke li si ye zi sha,lai dao di yu jiu qi qi
In spring one plants alone ( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A documentary portrayal, filmed over 18 months, of the delicate and often strained relationship between an 82-year-old Maori woman and her handicapped 40-year-old son, living in a remote rural district
Vigil The navigator : a medieval odyssey ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Vincent Ward neuseeländischer Regisseur
Vincent Ward regista, attore e sceneggiatore neozelandese
Винсънт Уорд
Уорд, Винсент
English (201)
Spanish (19)
German (15)
French (9)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
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