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Davies, Terence 1945-

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The house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place at the opening of a new century, one that held forth all kinds of promises, especially for women. In this post-Victorian Fifth Avenue milieu, Lily Bart, an unmarried woman of 29 with dwindling prospects, needs a husband badly. She lives beyond her means, relying on the grudging charity of her elderly aunt. She is the kind of girl who would make an admirable decoration on some fine gentleman's arm, but there is a liveliness--a knowingness--in her eyes that alarms potential suitors. Lily is unsuccessful in her search for a haven, because she values her emotional and financial independence. To her eternal sorrow, it is other women, the doyennes of high society, who obliquely, ruthlessly, keep that independence forever out of poor Lily's reach
The deep blue sea by Terence Davies( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate woman trapped in a passionless marriage meets a troubled former Royal Air Force pilot; their attraction is irresistable, yet a particularly British coldness strands them on separate islands
The long day closes by Terence Davies( Visual )

51 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy who struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. All the while, his family looms large in our peripheral vision as do the menacing bullies of his school
Of time and the city a love song and a eulogy by Terence Davies( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence Davies lifts viewers up into the world of fantasy and collective emotion as he presents popular and classical music, voices, radio clips, and a powerful poignant voiceover of his birthplace Liverpool. Includes themes such as Catholicism, homosexuality, violence, death, loss, the glory of cinema, outsiderness, and childhood
Distant voices, still lives by Terence Davies( Visual )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own family. The first part, Distant voices, opens with grown siblings Eileen, Maisie, and Tony, and their mother arranged in mourning clothes before the photograph of their smiling father. Soon after, the family poses in a similar tableau, but for a happier occasion--Eileen's wedding. While relatives sing at her reception, Eileen hysterically grieves for her dad, and recalls happy times of her youth. Tony and Maisie's memories, however, are more troubled. ... In Still lives, set (and filmed) two years later, the siblings are settled in life, but not all happily. For Eileen, relief from her drab existence comes only when singing at the pub."
Terence Davies by Wendy E Everett( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modest pageant : Children, Madonna and child, Death and transfiguration, Distant voices, Still lives and the long day closes : six screenplays with an introduction by Terence Davies( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The neon bible by Terence Davies( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his flamboyant Aunt Mae comes to visit, David, a sensitive, but conflicted young man, turns to her for salvation from his troubled home life in the 1940s South, with his brutal father and emotionally fragile mother
The Terence Davies trilogy Children ; Madonna and child ; Death and transfiguration by Terence Davies( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In stark black and white, Davies excavates the life of his fictional alter-ego, Robert Tucker, in a narrative that slips like a shuffled pack of cards between childhood, middle age, and death, shaping the raw materials of his own life into a rich tapestry of experience and impressions" (container)
Children Madonna and child ; Death and transfiguration( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy about a gay man whose sexuality is at odds with his Roman Catholic upbringing and faith. Children delves into his childhood, which was punctuated by both domestic and social violence, in that his father was both sick and violent, that he was being bullied at school, and the effect all that had on him in adulthood, ending with the death of his father; Madonna and child shows him in middle age, a conscientious worker who is devoted to his mother, and how his sexuality and faith, as well as his public and private lives, are at odds with one another; Death and transfiguration is a summary of his life, with flashbacks to his childhood and young manhood, culminating in his acceptance of his mortality as he lies dying in a hospital
Hallelujah now by Terence Davies( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of mirth Les misérables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of mirth: The glittering yet treacherous world of New York High Society comes to life in the heartbreaking story of Lily Bart, a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband but winds up disgraced and discarded
Story of film Une histoire du cinéma by Mark Cousins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence Davies collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered by many to be Britain's most gifted and remarkable filmmaker, Terence Davies' visually stunning, intensely personal films have impressed audiences the world over and seen him proclaimed by critics as one of contemporary cinema's true poets." -- Container
Voces distantes Distant voices, still lives( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies' own family. The first part, Distant voices, opens with grown siblings Eileen, Maisie, and Tony, and their mother arranged in mourning clothes before the photograph of their smiling father. Soon after, the family poses in a similar tableau, but for a happier occasion--Eileen's wedding. While relatives sing at her reception, Eileen hysterically grieves for her dad, and recalls happy times of her youth. Tony and Maisie's memories, however, are more troubled. ... In Still lives, set (and filmed) two years later, the siblings are settled in life, but not all happily. For Eileen, relief from her drab existence comes only when singing at the pub."
La Casa de la alegría( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voces distantes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia de una familia británica vista a través de todos sus componentes, padres, hijos, nueras y yernos durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial
Voci lontane _ sempre presenti( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ventennio di vita, a cavallo della guerra 1939-45, di una famiglia proletaria di Liverpool, vista con gli occhi di un bambino che cresce. (Mymovies)
Haus Bellomont( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voci lontane = Distant voices( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un bambino e la sua famiglia a Liverpool, prima, durante e dopo la guerra: nascite e morti, momenti allegri (pochi) e tragici (specie per colpa del padre violento), tutti rievocati attraverso i percorsi frammentati della memoria. (Mereghetti)
 
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The house of mirth
Alternative Names
Davies, Terence

Terence Davies britischer Filmregisseur

Terence Davies brytyjski reżyser filmowy

Terence Davies cinaste

Terence Davies regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Дэвис, Теренс

特伦斯戴维斯

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Terence DaviesA modest pageant : Children, Madonna and child, Death and transfiguration, Distant voices, Still lives and the long day closes : six screenplays with an introductionThe neon bibleThe house of mirth Les misérablesTerence DaviesThrough a Catholic lens : religious perspectives of nineteen film directors from around the world