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Quinn, Aidan

Overview
Works: 426 works in 1,704 publications in 9 languages and 44,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  War films  Fiction  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Creator, dgs, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

88 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee by Yves Simoneau( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in the Black Hills--on Sioux land. In this film, the lives of Charles Eastman-a Dartmouth-educated, Sioux doctor; Senator Henry Dawes-member of the Committee on Indian Affairs; and Sitting Bull intersect in a manner that seems fated. The question that faces the government and the Sioux seems to leave two answers: assimilation versus extermination? It is answered by the assassination of Sitting Bull and the massacre of hundreds of Indian men, women, and children by the 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek on Dec. 29, 1890
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

56 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
Unknown( Visual )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
Sarah's key by Gilles Paquet-Brenner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah's Key is a touching, gripping and beautifully told drama featuring Kristin Scott Thomas in a Cesar-nominated performance. Paris, 1942. The Starzynski family - Wladyslaw, Rywka, ten-year-old Sarah and little Michel - occupy an apartment in the Jewish quarter. One day, their morning routine is broken by a sharp pounding on the door and by a group of French policemen announcing their intention to take the family away. Upon seeing the policemen, the resourceful Sarah locks Michel in a hidden cupboard, making him promise that he will not try to escape ... Paris, present day. Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas) is an American journalist living in the French capital with her husband, Bertrand (Frederic Pierrot), and their teenage daughter. While Bertrand excitedly prepares the renovation of the Parisian apartment his grandparents own, Julia is busily researching a story she is writing on the notorious Vel d'Hiv round ups of 1942. After learning that Bertrand's family acquired the apartment during the war, Julia's inquisitive nature forces her to uncover the truth
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of the classic horror story in which a young doctor creates life. The creature he assembles from the bodies of convicts and the brain of a brilliant scientist soon realizes that he will be rejected by society and goes on a rampage seeking revenge on the doctor who gave him life
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

54 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

88 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ingited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference, Roberta Guaspari overcame the skepticism of everyone who didn't think she should be teaching violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Flipped by Rob Reiner( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. Bryce isn't so sure. Beginning that day, and for the next six years, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love
Empire Falls by Ed Harris( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prod.: HBO Films/Home Box Office, us. Regi: Fred Schepisi. Dette er et portrett av livet i arbeiderklassens USA, basert på Richard Russos romanen, som han fikk Pulitzer-prisen for. Hver dag kjemper den godhjertede restaurantsjefen Miles Roby for å holde liv i sin Empire Grill, selv om den rike og mektige fru Whiting gjør ting vanskelig for ham. Ved siden av å hanskes med fru Whiting må Miles også holde styr på faren Max, som alltid havner i bråk. Men Miles har større ting å tenke på enn restaurantdrift og en kranglete far – han sliter med minner fra en tragisk fortid som med ubrytelige bånd binder skjebnen hans til Empire Falls. Filmen kommer direkte på video. I IMBd får den karakteren 7,5/10
Songcatcher by Maggie Greenwald( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people
Avalon( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and French and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, Desmond Doyle takes on the Irish family law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children. Despite a strong work ethic, Desmond has a hard time holding on to steady work. Desmond's wife walks out on the relationship and his sporadic employment eventually attracts the attention of the law. A court order sends his two sons and young daughter to separate Catholic orphanages until Desmond can prove he's capable of properly supporting them. However, Desmond discovers merely getting work is not enough to bring his children back to him
Desperately seeking Susan by Susan Seidelman( Visual )

48 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored New Jersey housewife who fantasizes about the ads in the personal section of the newspaper want ads shows up at a rendezvous between two lovers. She gets bumped on the head, which leads to a case of amnesia and opens the door to intrigue and love
Elementary( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De legendarische detective Sherlock Holmes is uit de afkickkliniek ontslagen en begint een nieuw leven in New York als adviseur van de politie, waarbij hij hulp krijgt van zijn trouwe "afkickcoach," Dr. Joan Watson
The handmaid's tale by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( Visual )

48 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's gripping drama of power, lust and betrayal becomes accessible to a broader audience. The camera follows the cast and crew throughout rehearsals, eavesdropping on the behind-the-scenes process that goes into creating characters and mounting a production
Elementary by Jonny Lee Miller( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to the scene of the crime in "Elementary: The Second Season", with all 24 gripping episodes collected on for the first time on DVD in this 6 disc collection. Jonny Lee Miller returns in this modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes, the dangerously eccentric consulting detective who's addicted to impossible cases. Lucy Liu stars as Dr. Joan Watson, his "sober companion" turned partner in detection. Together, they take on some of the strangest crimes New York has ever seen as they assist the police in uncovering clues that unlock the city's sinister secrets. Only to the very sharpest minds do the incredible solutions seem elementary
 
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