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Zaillian, Steven

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Most widely held works by Steven Zaillian
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

173 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 5,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Catholic war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

93 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New Yorkneighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits, "organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

50 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players
American gangster by Ridley Scott( Visual )

100 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, American Gangster is the story of two men: Frank Lucas, former driver, bouncer, and collector for Bumpy Johnson, the so-called Robin Hood of Harlem; and Richie Roberts, night-school lawyer, detective, and honest cop. Frank is importing heroin direct from Bangkok--by-passing the Italian and Sicilian mafia--undercutting their prices, delivering superior product, and making a fortune. Richie, loathed by cops on the take for turning in a million bucks in unmarked bills found in a suspects car, is heading a newly formed Federal investigation force for narcotics, tasked with finding and arresting North American drug kingpins. These two men are destined to meet, a meeting that will change their lives
The girl with the dragon tattoo by David Fincher( Visual )

43 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander
A Civil Action by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

70 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Schlichtmann (Travolta) is a cynical personal injury attorney who only takes big-money cases that he can settle out of court. Though his latest case appears straightforward, Schlichtmann soon becomes entangled in an epic legal battle, and is willing to put his career, reputation and finances at risk for the rights of his clients
Hannibal by Ridley Scott( Visual )

76 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from the asylum in Baltimore, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, moves to Florence, Italy where he has become one of the curators of the Palazzo Vecchio. FBI agent, Clarice Starling, sets out to recapture him and learns she has competition from his old patient, Mason Verger. Of the three, whose mind and cunning will prevail?
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are several differences between this film and the 1949 film adaptation. Most notably, this film occurs in Louisiana during the 1950s, whereas the 1949 film occurs in an unnamed Southern state during the Great Depression
Exodus : gods and kings by Ridley Scott( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this biblically based epic film, the defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely ill. His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
Red sparrow by Jennifer Lawrence( Visual )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to Sparrow School, a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations
Searching for Bobby Fischer by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son's talent, and preserving the love they have for each other
The interpreter by Karen Holmes( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. Secret Service agent Tobin Keller is assigned to investigate a translator working at the United Nations who claims to have overheard an assassination plot
The night of by Steven Zaillian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An HBO limited series. After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and he is charged with her murder
Amistad : a novel by Alexs D Pate( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel recounts the rebellion in 1839 of 53 African slaves aboard the Amistad, a Spanish slave ship from Cuba. After the ship was intercepted by the U.S. Navy and taken to New London, Connecticut, President Van Buren and the pro-slavery government wanted to return the slaves to Havana, but the fledgling abolitionist movement forced a series of trials, culminating at the Supreme Court, in which the slaves were defended by former President John Quincy Adams
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and German and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Amistad by Joyce Annette Barnes( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1839. The slave ship, Amistad, is carrying African slaves to America. There is a bloody fight on ship, and the Africans are free. But soon they are in prison in the US. Must they return to their 'owners', or are they free people?"--Cover
Schindler's list by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story follows the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. It is the triumph of one man who made a difference and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did
Mission: impossible by Brian De Palma( Visual )

42 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethan Hunt is an American secret agent who is framed for the deaths of his espionage team. Fleeing from government assassins, breaking into the CIA's most impenetrable vault, clinging to the roof of a speeding bullet train, Hunt hotly races to stay one step ahead of his pursuers, and drawing one step closer to discovering the shocking truth
 
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Schindler's list
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HannibalAll the king's menClear and present dangerAwakeningsThe interpreterAmistad : a novelAmistadMission: impossible
Alternative Names
Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian

Steven Zaillian American film director

Steven Zaillian americký filmový režisér, scenárista a producent

Steven Zaillian Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Steven Zaillian director de cine estadounidense

Steven Zaillian réalisateur américain

Steven Zaillian sceneggiatore statunitense

Steven Zaillian US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Cutter, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Steven Zaillian US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmeditor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Steven Zaillian usona scenaristo, reĝisoro kaj filmproduktisto

Zaillan, Steve 1953-

Zaillian, Steven Ernest Bernard 1953-

Στίβεν Ζάιλιαν

Заиллян, Стивен

Стивен Заиллян

Стивън Зайлиан

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Սթիվեն Զաիլյան հայ ֆիլմի խմբագիր, կինոպրոդյուսեր, կինոռեժիսոր, սցենարիստ

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סטיבן זאיליאן במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

استیون زایلیان فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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스티븐 제일리언 미국의 영화 감독

자일리언, 스티븐 1953-

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史蒂芬·澤里安

斯蒂文·泽里安

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