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Davies, Terence 1945-

Works: 124 works in 510 publications in 6 languages and 7,581 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Documentary films  Coming-of-age films  War films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Narrator, Scenarist, Restager , Adapter, fmd, Interviewee, Other, Performer, Film editor, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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A quiet passion by Terence Davies( Visual )

22 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of poet Emily Dickinson, whose genius, wit, intellectual independence, and pathos only came to be recognized after her death
The deep blue sea by Terence Davies( Visual )

49 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set around 1950, 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 house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 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
Sunset song by Terence Davies( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life of a Scottish farm girl, Chris, as she searches for her independence against the odds, in an epic rite of passage story set just before the First World War. The war and the struggles Chris endures test her resolve for love and her idyllic country farm life
The long day closes by Terence Davies( Visual )

50 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 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 by Terence Davies( Visual )

34 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 413 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 )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 3 languages 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 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My letter to the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth exploration of the life and work of the great American poet Emily Dickinson
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 )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The neon bible by Terence Davies( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive young Southerner and his emotionally fragile mother derive strength from flamboyant Aunt Mae, who wants to be a country singer in Nashville
The deep blue sea (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hester Collyer is the wife of an upper-class judge and a free spirit trapped in a passionless marriage. Her encounter with Freddie Page, a troubled former Royal air force pilot, throws her life in turmoil, as their erotic relationship leaves her emotionally stranded and physically isolated
The house of mirth ; Les misérables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 37 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
Children ; Madonna and child ; Death and transfiguration( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 35 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
The Terence Davies trilogy by Terence Davies( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "La Trilogie rassemble les trois premiers films de Terence Davies, "Children", "Madonna and Child", et "Death and Transfiguration". Ces trois moyens métrages réunis en un seul présentent le récit autobiographie de l'alter ego du réalisateur, Robert Tucker, né dans les faubourgs ouvriers de Liverpool, aux prises avec l'étroitesse des dogmes religieux et l'homophobie ambiante."
Hallelujah now by Terence Davies( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Terence Davies trilogy : Children ; Madonna and child ; Death and transfiguration( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 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)
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

The story of film: written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. It provides worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion dollar globalised digital industry
Terence Davies collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 16 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."
El Largo día acaba by Terence Davies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liverpool, 1956. Bud es un muchacho de doce años, sensible, tímido e introvertido, perteneciente a una familia de clase trabajadora. La estrecha relación que mantiene con su madre y, especialmente, su pasión por el cine, le ayudan a enfrentar el ambiente reprimido y opresor con el que tiene que convivir cada día en el colegio
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The house of mirth
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
Alternative Names
Davies, Terence

Terence Davies britischer Filmregisseur

Terence Davies Brits filmregisseur

Terence Davies brytyjski reżyser filmowy

Terence Davies cinéaste

Terence Davies réalisateur britannique

Terence Davies regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Теренс Дэвис

ترنس دیویس فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان بریتانیایی

데이비스, 테렌스 1945-