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Sheridan, Jim 1949-

Overview
Works: 206 works in 994 publications in 13 languages and 13,471 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Film remakes  Biography  History  Detective and mystery films  Ghost films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Restager , pmn, Speaker, Film editor, Creator, Performer, Actor, fmd, Editor, Interviewee, dir, Other, Designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim Sheridan
My Left Foot : the Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

139 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cerebral-palsied Christy Brown's true life story, My left foot features Daniel Day-Lewis' Academy Award-winning performance as a man who triumphs over impossible odds to achieve greatnesss
In America by Djimon Hounsou( Visual )

73 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel, find New York's Hell's Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again
Brothers by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

67 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

152 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name
Dream house( Visual )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book publisher moves his family to a house in the suburbs in order to work on his first novel, but becomes more and more troubled as he learns about the house's violent history
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

49 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The field is a plot of land in rural Ireland, rented and tended by an old man. When the owner sells the land to an American developer, the old man decides to fight the change, regardless of the cost
The boxer by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

63 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 728 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
Get rich or die tryin' by 50 Cent( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De criminele drugsdealer 50 Cent keert de misdaad de rug toe en zoekt zijn toevlucht in het rappen
My left foot by Christy Brown( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True story of Christy Brown, celebrated painter and writer, who was born with cerebral palsy and overcame this handicap -- using his left foot -- to become one of Ireland's most charismatic and talented artists
Into the West by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and French and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystical fable about two Irish brothers traveling across the country on a magical white horse
Some mother's son by Terry George( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a Britain prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of the war
The secret scripture by Rooney Mara( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose McNulty, a once vibrant and lively beauty, has spent the majority of her adult life confined to a mental hospital in Ireland. When new chief psychiatrist Dr. Grene arrives, he takes a keen interest in Rose. He finds a hidden memoir, written over the course of decades by Rose, that unravels the mystery of her wartime love, incarceration, and the tale of her passionate, yet tortured, life
Agnes Browne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman and her seven children living in central Dublin are thrown into emotional turmoil and financial crisis after the unexpected death of her husband
In America : a portrait of the film by Jim Sheridan( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told by 11-year-old Christy, a child wise beyond her years. An Irish couple bring their two young daughters to America in search of a better life. Christy and her sister, Ariel find New York's Hell Kitchen a place of magic where anything is possible. To their parents, it represents a place to begin anew. Carried by the girls' youthful hope and faith, the family finds the heart to live and love again
Some mother's son : the screenplay by Terry George( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 3 pamphlets, 2 sheets of loose copy, and 9 slides
John Ford, dreaming the quiet man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores director John Ford and his twenty year struggle to bring the 1952 romantic comedy-drama film, The quiet man, to the big screen. Includes interviews with film notables who share the impact the film has had on their lives and careers as well as never-before-seen home movies documenting the cast and crew's time filming in Ireland
Leave the fighting to McGuigan : the official biography of Barry McGuigan by Jim Sheridan( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mobile homes by Jim Sheridan( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Namen des Vaters( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier junge Iren und ihre angeblichen Helfer werden 1975 Bombenanschläge auf Londoner Pubs vorgeworfen. Sie werden durch Folter "geständig" gemacht und teils zu lebenslangen Haftstrafen verurteilt. Im Gefängnis nehmen Vater und Sohn, unterstützt von einer engagierten Rechtsanwältin, den Kampf gegen das Fehlurteil auf. Der in die Skandalchronik der britischen Justiz als der "Guilford Four"-Fall eingegangene Prozeß dient als Hintergrund für einen für Gerechtigkeit und Verständnis plädierenden Film, der durch große emotionale Kraft berührt. In Inszenierung, Kamera, Schnitt und schauspielerischen Leistungen gleichermaßen beeindruckend
Mein linker Fuss( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Alter von vier Jahren kann Christy Brown, zehntes Kind einer irischen Arbeiterfamilie in den 30er Jahren des vergangenen Jahrhunderts, sich nicht mehr bewegen. Der Arzt diagnostiziert zerebrale Kinderlähmung. Zu dieser Zeit scheint das Schicksal eines derart behinderten Jungen vorherbestimmt, aber Christy entdeckt, dass er seinen linken Fuss bewegen kann. Unterstützt durch seine Mutter entwickelt er die Fähigkeit, mit seinem Fuss zu schreiben und zu malen und seine Bilder sind so schön, dass sie bald ausgestellt werden und sich alle Welt um das "Wunderkind" reisst. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
 
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The boxer
Alternative Names
Jim Sheridan acteur uit Ierland

Jim Sheridan actor, director, productor y guionista de cine irlandés

Jim Sheridan director de cinema irlandés

Jim Sheridan irischer Filmproduzent, Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Jim Sheridan réalisateur, acteur, producteur et scénariste de cinéma irlandais

Jim Sheridan regista irlandese

Jim Sheridan reżyser irlandzki

Sheridan, Jam 1949-

Sheridan, Jim

Τζιμ Σέρινταν

Джим Шеридан

Шеридан, Джим

Ջիմ Շերիդան իռլանդացի կինոռեժիսոր

ג'ים שרידן במאי קולנוע אירי

جیم شریدان تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان ایرلندی

ჯიმ შერიდანი

셰리던, 짐 1949-

쉐리단, 짐 1949-

짐 셰리던

シェリダン, ジム

ジム・シェリダン

吉姆·谢里丹

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The boxerIn America : a portrait of the filmSome mother's son : the screenplayThe field