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Mortensen, Viggo 1958-

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Works: 362 works in 1,596 publications in 14 languages and 46,408 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Road films  Western films  Dystopian films  Apocalyptic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Musician, Editor, Other, Contributor, Artist, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( visu )
378 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 18,525 libraries worldwide
Frodo makes his way through the darkness to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring. Aragon learns of his destiny as the true King and the others prepare for a massive battle that will determine the fate of Middle-Earth
Hidalgo by John Fusco( visu )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,384 libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible
The Road by John Hillcoat( visu )
75 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,158 libraries worldwide
A holocaust has destroyed the world. Civilization lies in ruins. Nothing grows. The Man and his young son, the Boy, struggle across the devastated, post-apocalyptic landscape, pushing their belongings in a shopping cart, hoping to reach the coast. It is almost impossible to find any food. Life on the road is a deadly game of hide, seek, and devour with bloodthirsty bands of roving, starving, survivalist types, many of whom have fallen into cannibalism. The Man carries the curse of remembering the world as it once was, while for the Boy, the world has always been destroyed, any intimation that life was once different is foreign to his existence. Love--of the Man and Boy for each other--is the one testament to a humanity that remains, even in the face of total chaos
A history of violence by David Cronenberg( visu )
37 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,922 libraries worldwide
Tom is a loving, well-respected family man from a small Indiana town. When two criminals show up at his diner, Tom is forced to take action and thwart the robbery attempt. Suddenly heralded as a local hero who took the courage to stand up to crime, people look up to Tom as a man of high moral regard. But all the media attention attracts the likes of the mob, who show up at Tom's doorstep. Is it a case of mistaken identity or does Tom have a history that no one knows about?
Appaloosa by Ed Harris( visu )
43 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
1880s, the American West. Randall Bragg is a rich landowner who is wanted for murdering the town marshal. Lawman Virgil Cole and his deputy Everett Hitch are two friends who are hired to defend a lawless town from the murderous rancher. Their efforts become complicated and their friendship is tested when a young widow arrives in town
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( visu )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,725 libraries worldwide
Russian-born Nikolai Luzhin is a driver for one of London's most notorious organized crime families of Eastern European origin. The family itself is part of the Vory V Zakone criminal brotherhood. Semyon heads the syndicate and is the proprietor of a plush Trans-Siberian restaurant. But his friendliness at the restaurant masks a cold and brutal core. Fortunes are tested by Semyon's volatile son and enforcer, Kirill. But Nikolai's carefully maintained existence is jarred once he crosses paths at Christmastime with Anna Khitrova, a midwife at a North London hospital. Anna is deeply affected by the death of a teenager while giving birth to a baby. Anna resolves to try and trace the baby's lineage and relatives. The girl has a personal diary, but it is written in Russian. Anna's Russian-born uncle urges caution. Anna accidentally unleashed the full fury of the Vory. With Semyon and Kirill closing ranks and Anna pressing her inquiries, Nikolai unexpectedly finds his loyalties divided. Hanging in the balance is a harrowing chain of murder, deceit, and retribution
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( visu )
43 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
The relationship between fledgling psychiatrist Carl Jung and his mentor Sigmund Freud is torn apart when Sabina Spielrein, a troubled but beautiful young woman, comes between them and forever changes the face of modern thought
28 Days by Betty Thomas( visu )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
A high-flying party girl gets herself a DUI and 28 days in rehab -- and ends up discovering that real happiness must come from within
G. I. Jane by Ridley Scott( visu )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
Lieutenant O'Neil is the first woman ever given the opportunity to earn a place in the armed forces' most highly skilled combat unit--the elite Navy SEALs. But the already brutal rigors of training camp turn into an unimaginable test of courage and determination once it becomes clear that no one--powerful politicians, top military brass or her male Navy SEAL teammates--wants her to succeed
A perfect murder by Andrew Davis( visu )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Steven Taylor, a rich commodities trader about to lose his fortune, is married to young, rich Emily, who is having an affair. In order to solve both of his problems, he plots to have his wife killed
The two faces of January by Hossein Amini( visu )
27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Sleek thriller set in Greece and Istanbul in 1962. Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American ex-pat Rydal, a scammer working as a tour guide. The two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run together and creates a precarious bond between them as the trio's allegiance is put to the test
Captain Fantastic ( visu )
7 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 892 libraries worldwide
Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, isolated from society, a devoted father dedicates his life to transforming his six young children into extraordinary adults. But when a tragedy strikes the family, they are forced to leave this self-created paradise and begin a journey into the outside world that challenges his idea of what it means to be a parent and brings into question everything he's taught them
On the road by Walter Salles( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Traveling cross-country, Sal and Dean venture out on a personal quest for freedom from the conformity and conservatism engulfing them in search of the unknown, themselves, and the pursuit of it the pure essence of experience. Seeking uncharted terrain and the last American frontier, the duo encounters an eclectic mix of men and women who each indelibly impact their journey toward self-discovery
Carlito's way by Brian De Palma( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 699 libraries worldwide
When Carlito is released from prison on a technicality, he feels that this is his chance to go straight. However, his cronies from the past and younger gangsters who are trying to make a name for themselves, make this impossible
Crimson tide by Tony Scott( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 671 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a global crisis, the USS Alabama receives an unconfirmed order to launch its nuclear missiles. The tension quickly rises as the sub's respected commander and his brilliant executive officer clash over the validity of their orders, battling each other for control of the sub
The people speak ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A look at social change throughout history, as seen through the music, poetry, speeches, and manifestos of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past - and present - including Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, Bob Dylan, Langston Hughes, Chief Joseph, Muhammad Ali, along with unknown veterans, union workers, abolitionists, and many others never featured in high school textbooks. Celebrates the extraordinary possibilities for creating social change that ordinary people have realized throughout the course of our nation's rich but often ignored history of dissent and protest
The lord of the rings, the return of the king by Howard Shore( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Some lyrics on container insert. Music composed, orchestrated and conducted by Howard Shore
A walk on the moon ( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
It's the summer of 1969 and realizing she missing the sexual revolution Pearl has a passionate affair with a free-spirited young man, but then she has to make a choice between her husband and family or her newfound desires
Capitaine Alatriste by Agustín Díaz Yanez( visu )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 450 libraries worldwide
The story of Diego Alatriste, a former soldier and mercenary who becomes a hero of Spain's 17th century imperial wars
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
"Criminal on the run, Marion Crane (Anne Heche) takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates (Vince Vaughn)--a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his 'mother.' Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts inquiries from her sister (Julianne Moore) and a private investigator (William H. Macy). They both soon discover the morbid bond linking Norman to his mysterious 'mother' at the Bates Motel"--Container label
 
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Mortensen, Viggo
Mortensen, Viggo Peter 1958-
Viggo Mortensen
Viggo Mortensen acteur américain
Viggo Mortensen actor estadounidense
Viggo Mortensen aktor amerykański
Viggo Mortensen ameerika näitleja
Viggo Mortensen Amerikaans filmacteur
Viggo Mortensen amerikansk skuespiller
Viggo Mortensen attore statunitense
Viggo Mortensen dänisch-US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Fotograf, Dichter, Maler und Musiker
Viggo Mortensen yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Vigo Mortensen
Viqo Mortensen
Βίγκο Μόρτενσεν
Вигго Мортенсен
Вигго Мортенсен датский и американский актёр, фотограф, поэт, художник и музыкант
Виго Мортенсен
Вігго Мортенсен
Мортенсен, Вигго датский и американский актёр, фотограф, поэт, художник и музыкант
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ויגו מורטנסן
ויגו מורטנסן שחקן אמריקאי
فيجو مورتينسين
فيجو مورتينسين ممثل أمريكي
ویگو مورتنسن نویسنده، شاعر، آهنگساز، موسیقی‌دان، بازیگر، عکاس، نقاش، و خواننده آمریکایی
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ۆىيگگو مورتەنسەن
விக்கோ மோர்டென்சென்
วิกโก มอร์เทนเซน
ვიგო მორტენსენი
비고 모텐슨
ヴィゴ・モーテンセン
维戈·莫腾森
維果·莫天森
維高·摩天臣
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