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Menges, Chris 1940-

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Most widely held works about Chris Menges
 
Most widely held works by Chris Menges
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequences involving sexual harrassment including violence and dialogue, and for language
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is a powerful epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield a South American Indian tribe from brutal subjegation by 18th century colonial empires
Extremely loud & incredibly close by Sandra Hanks, Tom Bullock( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is convinced that his father, who died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, has left a message for him hidden in the city. Feeling disconnected from his grieving mother and driven by an active mind that refuses to believe in things that can't be observed, Oskar begins searching New York City for the lock that fits a mysterious key he found in his father's closet. His journey through the five boroughs takes him beyond his loss to a greater understanding of the world around him
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
The killing fields by Roland Joffe( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of foreign journalists who are covering the war in Cambodia. When the Khmer Rouge take power he manages to save his journalist friends from execution, but he is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
The three burials of Melquiades Estrada by Guillermo Arriaga Jordán( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Needing to keep his honor-bound commitment, Texas ranch foreman Pete returns the body of illegal Mexican immigrant ranch-hand Melquiades Estrada to his preferred resting place in the Mexican wilderness. Estrada had been accidentally shot by Mike, a newly-arrived U.S. border patrolman. Pete forces Mike to participate in his cross-country ritual of duty -- a voyage filled with revenge and redemption that will change both men forever -- and bring some semblance of meaning to the senseless death of Pete's good friend
Dirty pretty things by Stephen Frears( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okwe is an illegal immigrant living in London. He was a doctor in his homeland and now works two jobs - during the day as a taxi driver, at night as a hotel desk clerk. When a prostitute tells him there's a mess in one of the hotel's bathrooms, Okwe finds a human heart in the toilet. Using his previous knowledge of medicine, he begins to solve the case of where the heart came from and soon delves into the world of body organ black-markets. He finds that his only friend, Senay, a Turkish illegal immigrant chambermaid, may be next to be used for organ parts
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic
The pledge by Sean Penn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry Black, a homicide detective, undertakes one last case on the day he is due to retire. An eight year old girl has been found murdered in the snow-covered mountains of Mexico and her mother begs Black to solve the mystery of her death. Helped only by a local waitress and her young daughter, Black embarks on a suspenseful hunt for the killer
Kes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Casper, a 15-year-old working class Yorkshire boy, is a scrappy loner who delivers papers before and after school, shares a bed with his bullying brother, Jud, and mostly ignores his self-absorbed mother. His routine is derailed when he spots a small falcon, a kestrel, in the countryside. He's raised birds in the past and is inspired to capture a young kestrel and try his hand at falconry. When not enduring the scorn of his peers and "betters," Billy wanders the countryside, pokes about the town, and secretively trains his kestrel, where his intelligence and imagination are as free as the bird. Because ever present in Billy's mind is fear and hatred of the pit--the local mine where he is destined to spend his adult life digging coal
The good thief by Neil Jordan( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
London Boulevard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras salir de la cárcel, un criminal del sur de Londres intenta olvidar su pasado y cambiar de vida; se convierte entonces en el protector de una joven actriz que tiene ciertos problemas
The yellow handkerchief by Kristen Stewart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three strangers, two teenagers and an ex-convict, of two generations embark on a road trip through post-Katrina Louisiana. Along the way, relationships forge and change in a myriad of ways, leading to the possibility of second chances at life and love
Waiting for the barbarians by Ciro Guerra( Visual )

4 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I en fjern grænsepost forsøger borgmesteren at holde militæret på afstand, mens man venter på barbarerne. Et drama, en anti-kolonist fortælling, fortalt i et gammeldags filmsprog
The boxer by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Danny Flynn returns to his Belfast neighborhood after 14 years in prison, all he wants is to find peace, resume his career, and reclaim the love of the woman who has remained etched in his mind. As they slowly embrace the possibilities of renewed romance, they realize cultural taboos stand in the way and fighting for love could cost them their lives
Local hero( Visual )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas oil executive Mac is dispatched by his crackpot boss to a remote seaside village in Scotland with orders to buy out the town and develop the region for an oil refinery. But as business mixes with pleasure, Mac finds himself enchanted by both the picturesque community and its oddball denizens, and Texas starts to feel awfully far away
Tickets by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this anthology film, an elderly businessman finds solace and a new insight into life when he meets a younger woman who arranges his train ticket after his flight is canceled. A young man is torn between an older woman who controls him and a younger one that attracts him. And three Scottish youths on their way to the football match of their dreams are forced to open their eyes and see the bigger picture when they meet an Albanian family. In each case, the train journey changes the course of all their lives
A world apart by Chris Menges( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South Africa in 1963, the story concerns an idealistic journalist Diana Roth who defies the government and becomes the first woman arrested under the 90-day Detention Act-- both a story of government abuse and a look at one mother's neglect of her family because of her involvement with a larger cause. Based on a true story
Crisscross by Chris Menges( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother tries to bring up her 12-year-old son. They struggle to recreate a happy family after being abandoned by a husband and father who had been traumatized by his tour in Vietnam
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from different works of literature. Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, while Michael is a law student observing the Nazi war crime trials, he is stunned to find Hanna back in his life, only this time as a defendant in the courtroom. As Hanna's past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
North Country
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The MissionThe three burials of Melquiades EstradaCrisscross
Alternative Names
Chris Menges britischer Kameramann und Filmregisseur

Chris Menges Brits filmregisseur

Chris Menges brittisk filmfotograf och filmregissör

Chris Menges brytyjski operator filmowy

Chris Menges cineasta y director de cine británico

Chris Menges cinéaste

Chris Menges director de cinema britànic

Chris Menges regista e direttore della fotografia britannico

Chris Menges regjisor britanik

Menges, Christopher.

Menges, Christopher 1940-

Κρις Μένγκες

Крис Менгес

Քրիս Մենգես

כריס מנגס במאי קולנוע בריטי

كريس مينجيز مخرج أفلام بريطاني

کریس منجس

멘지스, 크리스 1940-

クリス・メンゲス

克里斯·門傑斯

克里斯·门格斯

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