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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 3,009 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 )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,474 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 )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrevista a Robert S. McNamara, secretari de defensa del EUA durant la presidència de Kennedy i Johnson on fa un repàs de temes com la crisi dels míssils amb Cuba i la Guerra del Vietnam
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio( Visual )

107 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,000 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. Presented by Francis Ford Coppola, this creation of director Godfrey Reggio, cinematographer Ron Fricke, and composer Philip Glass seems to flash by your eyes but lingers in your mind
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,678 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
Secret window by David Koepp( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,616 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
The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 1,516 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 1,393 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 1,379 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 )

109 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,289 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 )

74 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic 4 by Tim Story( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,199 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 1,177 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 )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,114 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 1,037 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 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 895 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( )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 885 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 )

61 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NEW YORK CITY OPERA, ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS. KEENE, Christopher (conductor)
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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Φίλιπ Γκλας

Филип Глас

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Філіп Ґласс

Ֆիլիպ Գլասս

פיליפ גלאס

פיליפ גלאס מוזיקאי אמריקאי

فيليب جلاس

فيليب قلاس ملحن أمريكي

فیلیپ گلس آهنگساز آمریکایی

ಫಿಲಿಪ್ ಗ್ಲಾಸ್

ფილიპ გლასი

글래스, 필립 1937-

필립 글래스

グラス

グラス, フィリップ

フィリップ・グラス

菲利普·格拉斯

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The Fog of War : Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamaraSecret windowKundunDraculaTaking livesMishima : a life in four chaptersMusic by Philip Glass