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Sheridan, Jim 1949-

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Most widely held works by Jim Sheridan
My Left Foot : The Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

87 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born with cerebral palsy, the 10th of 22 children of a Dublin bricklayer and his wife, Christy Brown was doomed to life as a vegetable by physicians in 1932. His strong-willed mother's love and faith encouraged him to overcome this label. At age seven, he made a mark with chalk grasped between the toes of his left foot, the only limb on his body he could control. With this proof of intelligence, his schooling begins, and aided by his loving family, Christy learns to grapple with life's physical tasks and psychological pains. His courage and determination inspire a teacher, who lends support as he develops into a brilliant if cantankerous writer, poet, and painter. The astounding story of an artist who defeated a physical disability, degrading stereotypes, and poverty to fulfill his dreams
In America by Paddy Considine( Visual )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,877 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 )

53 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,740 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 )

72 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,226 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. DVD
Dream house( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Atenton quit a high-profile job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, Libby, and their two daughters to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was once the murder scene of a mother and her children. When Will investigates, he's not sure if he's seeing ghosts or if the tragic events are somehow related to his past. The only clues come from his mysterious neighbor
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 738 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 )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 694 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 )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rap superhero is encased in muscular flesh like armor, his face is an impassive mask, he reaches out to destroy his enemies with his unique talent. Marcus is a gangster who breaks from his youthful life of crime to triumph as a rapper. Marcus's girlfriend helps him pull free the wires holding his jaw shut when he's recovered from being shot in the face. He even has a moment when a razor blade is thrown into his cell and is encouraged to kill himself. Instead, the self-reliant gangster uses it to carve his rhymes into the walls
My left foot by Christy Brown( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 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 Ni wei er( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and French and held by 411 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 317 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
Agnes Browne( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 205 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 )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 163 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 )

4 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 103 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 68 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in German and Polish and held by 24 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. ... 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." []
The neverending story III : escape from Fantasia ; A wrinkle in time ; King of the wind ; Into the West : family four pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The neverending story III: On his first day at a new school, Bastian is chased by a vicious gang called the Nasties. He hides in the school library where he finds a magic book that writes itself according to the imagination of the reader
Based on a true story : docudrama, biopic and history( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The panelists discuss guidelines for writing a fact-based screenplay, and explore the responsibility of the writer to the audience when dealing with actual events. Followed by a question and answer period
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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 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

Шеридан, Джим

ג'ים שרידן

جیم شریدان تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان ایرلندی

ჯიმ შერიდანი

셰리던, 짐 1949-

シェリダン, ジム



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