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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 3,008 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 )

41 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,498 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 fiance 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 4 languages and held by 2,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now, he offers a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. He offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

131 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,066 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
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 1,952 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
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,686 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 English and Italian and held by 1,631 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
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

39 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,481 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
Kundun by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

75 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of the fourteenth Dalai Lama and his ongoing struggle to regain independence for Tibet
Powaqqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

86 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Juxtaposes images of ancient cultures with those of modern life [in industrialized societies], masterfully portraying the human cost of progress"--Container
Glassworks by Philip Glass( Recording )

73 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic 4 by Tim Story( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,193 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 Stephen Hawking( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about against the backdrop of the life story of Stephen Hawking
Einstein on the beach by Philip Glass( Recording )

112 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking lives by D. J Caruso( Visual )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 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
Mishima : a life in four chapters by Paul Schrader( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A view of the life of Japan's famous postwar writer, Yukio Mishima, as a tortured modern man struggling to find his future in Japan's imperial past and who commits suicide after a doomed attempt to reverse the Westernization of Japan
The essential Philip Glass by Philip Glass( )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 854 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
Symphony no. 2 ; Interlude from Orphée ; Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra by Philip Glass( Recording )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 and held by 834 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
Leviafan = Leviathan by Lucien Castaing-Taylor( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small coastal town in Russia lives an ordinary family: Kolya, his wife Lilya and their teenage son Roma. The family is haunted by a local corrupt mayor who is trying to take away Kolya's business, house and precious land. Kolya calls in an old friend, now an authoritative attorney, for help. Together they fight back and collect dirt on the mayor, but fate does not seem to be on Kolya's side
Beauty and the beast by Jean Cocteau( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in French and Multiple languages and held by 795 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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פיליפ גלאס

פיליפ גלאס מוזיקאי אמריקאי

فيليب جلاس

فيليب قلاس ملحن أمريكي

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ಫಿಲಿಪ್ ಗ್ಲಾಸ್

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글래스, 필립 1937-

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The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraSecret windowDraculaKundunTaking livesMishima : a life in four chaptersBeauty and the beast