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Glass, Philip

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

81 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,010 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 Sylvain Chomet( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,485 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 )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,186 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
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

109 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,006 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 set to the music of Philip Glass that progesses from purely natural environments to nature as affected by man, and finally to man's own manmade environment that is devoid of nature
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : Enseignante, à la veille de la retraite dans un collège de Londres, Barbara Covett n'a rien d'autre dans sa vie que son travail et un chat. Sa solitude prend fin avec l'arrivée du nouveau professeur d'art, Sheba Hart. La jeune femme se révèle l'amie idéale dont Barbara avait toujours rêvé. Lorsque Barbara découvre que sa nouvelle amie a une liaison avec un de ses jeunes élèves, leur relation prend un tour plus redoutable. Barbara menace de révéler le scandale à tout le monde, à commencer par le mari de Sheba... Dans ce jeu trouble et cruel, ce sont les propres secrets et les obsessions de Barbara qui font surface. Entre les deux femmes, commence un affrontement qui va les emmener au bout de leurs faux-semblants et de leurs mensonges
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a bitter separation from his wife, famed mystery writer Mort Rainey is unexpectedly confronted at his remote lake house by a dangerous stranger named John Shooter. Claiming Mort has plagiarized his short story, the psychotic Shooter demands justice. When Shooter's demands turn to threats, and then to murder, Mort turns to a private detective he knows. But when nothing stops the horror from spiraling out of control, Mort soon discovers he can't trust anyone or anything
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 1,511 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
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

73 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,381 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 by Tod Browning( Visual )

33 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
Einstein on the beach by Philip Glass( Recording )

112 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,299 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
Glassworks by Philip Glass( Recording )

76 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic 4 by Tim Story( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Teller, Jamie Bell, Kate Mara and Michael B. Jordan star in this reimagined story of the team of Marvel's superheroes known as the Fantastic Four. When four young, budding scientists are teleported to an alternate universe by a government project that hopes to learn more about our planet, they awaken realising that their physical forms have changed beyond recognition. Reed Richards (Teller) has gained the ability to stretch his body into unthinkable forms and lengths and is renamed Mister Fantastic, Ben Grimm (Bell) is changed into The Thing with a body of stone giving him indestructible super-strength, Susan Storm (Mara) becomes the Invisible Woman and is able to generate force-fields around herself, and Johnny Storm (Jordan) becomes the Human Torch with the ability to shoot fireballs from his body. Together, they must put their new-found abilities to the test and work as a team to save the Earth from the evil Dr. Doom (Toby Kebbell)
Powaqqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

73 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,162 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
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about against the backdrop of the life story of Stephen Hawking
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott
Heroes ; Low : symphonies : from the music of David Bowie & Brian Eno by Philip Glass( )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 25, 1970, a group of self-styled soldiers tried to take over Japan's Eastern Army and failed. Their leader then did what is considered the correct thing by ancient Japanese standards- he committed suicide. This is an overview of that man, Yukio Mashima, one of Japan's finest postwar writers
The essential Philip Glass by Philip Glass( )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Glass' 75th birthday is celebrated with a special three disc collection that showcases some of the composer's finest works as performed by some of today's top classical artists including Yo-Yo Ma
Satyagraha by Philip Glass( Recording )

62 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 2 ; Interlude from Orphée ; Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra by Philip Glass( Recording )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features a compact 4-movement string symphony from 'The Voyage', 'The Light', and 'The Civil Wars' that was performed by the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and conducted by Dennis Russell Davies
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The Hours
The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraSecret windowKundunDraculaTaking livesMishima : a life in four chaptersMusic by Philip Glass
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