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Margolis, Mark

Works: 71 works in 185 publications in 6 languages and 10,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  History  Comedy films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Mark Margolis
Publications by Mark Margolis
Most widely held works by Mark Margolis
The wrestler by Darren Aronofsky( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
Back in the late '80s, Randy 'The Ram' Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, decades past his prime, he barely gets by working small wrestling shows in VFW halls and as a part-time grocery store employee. He faces health problems that may end his wrestling career and is attempting to come to terms with his life outside the ring. He wants to reconcile with the daughter he abandoned in childhood and begins a relationship with a stripper. He struggles with his new life and an offer of a high-profile rematch with his 1980s arch-nemesis, 'The Ayatollah, ' which might just be his ticket back to stardom
The fountain by Hugh Jackman( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,436 libraries worldwide
"Through time and space, one man embarks on a bold 1000-year odyssey to defeat humankind's most indomitable foe: Death"--Container
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
The tailor of Panama by John Boorman( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Harry, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous, is married to Louisa, who is smart and sexy. Andy is a suave and ruthless British spy, who forces Harry to eavesdrop on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling is not only taken as truth, but sets off a series of events that threatens to destroy everything most important in his life. Adapted from container
[Pi] by Darren Aronofsky( visu )
46 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Billionaire Thomas Crown loves courting disaster and winning! But when he meets his match in an intelligent, cunning, lady insurance investigator, a game of cat and mouse ensues
Hardball by Brian Robbins( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Conor, a desperately indebted gambler, takes a job coaching a youth baseball team from Chicago's tough inner city. When he finally wins a big wager, Conor plans to desert the team until he realizes he needs the team as much as they need him
Stand up guys by Al Pacino( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 893 libraries worldwide
A pair of aging stickup men try to get the old gang back together for one last hurrah before one of the guys takes his last assignment - to kill his comrade
Dinner rush ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 394 libraries worldwide
At New York's hottest restaurant, things are really heating up. Owner and bookie Louis Cropa lost a friend to a mob hit and now his chef's gambling problem has brought the unwelcome mobsters into their restaurant
Oz ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Old scores are settled, new alliances are forged and tempers flare as hot as ever in the third season
[Pi] faith in chaos ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A brilliant mathematician teeters on the brink of insanity as he searches for an elusive numerical code
A jury of her peers by Sally Heckel( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the short story by Susan Glaspell about the isolation and oppression of a farmwoman in rural America in 1900
1492 Conquest of Paradise by Ridley Scott( visu )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Drama focusing on the voyages of Columbus, his personal tragedy and the colonization of the New World
Far from Poland ( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A woman filmmaker, steeped in the documentary tradition of the Left, sets out to show the road to salvation through the "miracle" of the Polish Solidarity movement. Denied visas to shoot in Poland, she constructs a film in New York over the barest bones of documentary footage and creates her personal definition of the Polish struggle. The result: a deft dismemberment of the myth of "documentary truth."
A Darren Aronofsky collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The lives of four ambitious people are ruined by drug addiction; a paranoid mathematician obsesses over a number that will unlock patterns found in nature
Requiem for a dream and, [Pi] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Requiem for a dream: Harry and his best friend, Tyrone, are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY. Harry's girlfriend, Marion, is a fellow addict trying to distance herself from her wealthy father. Harry's mother, Sara, spends her days watching television and wants to lose weight to go on a game show. She visits a sleazy doctor who prescribes her amphetamines and soon Sara has a drug habit of her own
The equalizer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Robert McCall is a former veteran of the British Army and the CIA with a shadowy past. He breaks away from "the company" after getting disillusioned with his cloak-and-dagger life. He seeks atonement by offering his services to the public through an advertisement in the newspaper, allowing his clients to equalize the odds against those who would do them harm
Haber ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
In 1914, Fritz Haber is Germany's greatest chemist. His Nobel prize-winning synthetic fertilizers have saved the world from mass starvation. But as World War I breaks out across Europe, slaughtering millions of young soldiers, the desperate German military asks Haber to invent an entirely new kind of weapon. Haber's decision not only unleashes weapons of mass destruction, but threatens to destroy his family as well.--From publisher's description
Modern warriors ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
This video takes a look into the world of martial arts, with demonstrations from over 80 of its practitioners and comments from many of its stars
1492 : The conquest of Paradise 492, Christophe Colomb by Ridley Scott( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
A la fin du XVème siècle, l'inquisition règne en Espagne. Les bûchers sanctionnent l'hérésie, on chasse les maures et les juifs et les superstitions s'opposent au progrès. En ces temps marqués par l'obscurantisme, Christophe Colomb se bat pour son projet : rallier l'Asie par l'ouest. Il est le seul à y croire et pourtant, après des années de patience, il parvient à convaincre la reine Isabelle de Castille. Et le 12 octobre 1492, trois caravelles accostent sur un rivage inconnu
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