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Glass, Philip

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Most widely held works by Philip Glass
The Hours by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

78 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it
The illusionist by Neil Burger( Visual )

39 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancée rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara by Errol Morris( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American politics and military policies as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara is a controversial and influential political figure. He offers a candid journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers insights into the 1945 fire bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous mystery writer Mort Rainey is confronted by a strange man who claims that Rainey plagiarized a manuscript written by him. The stranger demands that Rainey make restitution, lest he destroy Rainey's life
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

65 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning variously: crazy life, life in turmoil, life disintegrating, life out of balance (the subtitle for this film), and a state of life that calls for another way of life. This film presents a concert of visual images that progresses from purely natural environments to nature as affected by people, and finally to our contemporary urban environment that is devoid of nature. The film is visual with musical accompaniment and some singing. At the end of the movie, title cards describe a Hopi prophecy
Einstein on the beach by Philip Glass( Recording )

100 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work based on Einstein, revolving around three recurring visual images: trains (which Einstein later used to illustrate his theory of relativity), a bed, and a spaceship
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

66 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote area of Tibet a two-year-old child is identified as the Dalai Lama. The story follows him into adulthood where he tries to rule his nation at one of the most challenging times in its history
Dracula( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of the Carpathian count who leaves terror in his wake as he travels from his home in eastern Europe to lease Carfax Abbey in London. Based on the hit Broadway stage adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel, by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston
Glassworks by Philip Glass( Recording )

81 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic 4( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy
A brief history of time by Errol Morris( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about against the backdrop of the life story of Stephen Hawking
Jane( Visual )

16 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks back at Jane Goodall's career as a primatologist, animal rights advocate, and environmental activist. Comprised of present-day interview segments with Goodall and archival footage of her work studying chimpanzees at Tanzania's Gombe National Park shot by Hugo van Lawick in the 1960s for National Geographic
Powaqqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film calls into question everything we think we know about contemporary society. By juxtaposing images of ancient cultures with those of modern life, Powaqqatsi masterfully portrays the human cost of progress
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poeta, novelista y dramaturgo. Homosexual. Militarista. Ésta es la biografía del famoso escritor japonés Yukio Mishima, contada en cuatro etapas de su vida. Un filme que explora sus ideas, sus obsesiones, sobre un fondo de sexo y de muerte
The essential Philip Glass by Philip Glass( )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concerto : Company ; Prelude and dance from Akhnaten by Philip Glass( )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leviafan = Leviathan by Leviafan (Motion picture)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kolya lives in a small fishing town near the stunning Barents Sea in Northern Russia. He owns an auto-repair shop that stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son Roma. The town's corrupt mayor is determined to take away his business, his house, and his land
Belle et la Bête = Beauty and the Beast by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A restoration of the original 1946 French film, telling the fable of the kindly beast and the self-sacrificing beauty whose love releases the prince in him
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Hours
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraSecret windowKundunDraculaMishima : a life in four chaptersBelle et la Bête = Beauty and the BeastFour musical minimalists : La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Philip Glass
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