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Pinsent, Gordon

Works: 266 works in 574 publications in 4 languages and 10,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  History  Historical television programs  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Author, vac, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Other, Director, Author of screenplay, Contributor, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gordon Pinsent
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Most widely held works by Gordon Pinsent
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

51 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
The pillars of the Earth : the epic eight-part miniseries( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1120 A.D., the heir to the English throne dies when the royal ship burns at sea. The King calls on his subjects to accept his daughter Maud as ruler until her son comes of age, but the church backs his nephew Stephen. Squire Bartholomew pledges his loyalty to Maud and is thrown in jail, leaving his daughter Aliena and son Richard alone. Maud goes raises an army in France and attacks Stephen. Meanwhile, Tom Builder is destined to construct a cathedral in Kingsbridge . His ally is Prior Philip, who learns to be a good politician as he watches over his flock and his cathedral. Tom also has the headaches of refereeing between his son Alfred and headstrong Jack, one of his better stone carvers. Against this backdrop of war and monumental construction, are all the elements common to epic storytelling: heroes and villains, trust and treachery, fate and the struggle against it
The grand seduction( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor's time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction
Saint Ralph( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An awkward, ninth grade Catholic school boy believes a miracle can save his mother's life and having been told his winning the Boston Marathon would be "a miracle," Ralph begins training to win the famed race. Only after seeing his resolve and temerity, a conflicted Father Hibbert (Campbell Scott) trains the boy through his triumphant win at a local race and prepares him for the ultimate challenge
The Thomas Crown affair by Norman Jewison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Crown is a rich, well-educated Boston businessman. He's very good at what he does, but business is apparently no longer enough of a challenge for him--he's bored to within an inch of his life. So Crown has adopted an interesting hobby--he robs banks. He robs banks with such intricate, elaborate, Rube Goldberg-esque plans that it is impossible to trace anything back to him. His sole pleasure in life is getting away with it all. Needless to say, neither the banks nor the Boston police appreciate Crown's hobby. Nor do the banks' insurers, who have to pay for it all. After the latest such, the insurance company brings in their big gun: investigator Vickie Anderson. She quickly homes in on Crown as the only person capable being the ringleader. She knows he did it. He knows he did it. We know he did it. But will she be able to prove he did it before he flees the country--and before she falls in love with him?
Babar, the movie( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Babar must save his homeland from the invasion of Rataxes and his band of marauding rhinos. The brave young King of the Elephants must work out a plan to outwit the attacking army, save his ladylove and win freedom for the residents of Elephantland
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get set for a hilarious, fun-filled adventure as one of the world's most enduring and beloved characters, Pippi Longstocking, debuts in her first animated feature film. Pippi Longstocking is a classic that will knock the socks off your entire family
Blacula by William Crain( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African vampire prince stalks the city streets to satisfy his desire for blood
Fallen angel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LA attorney Terry McQuinn returns to his boyhood home just before Christmas to settle family affairs. Terry's plans change when he learns a childhoos friend is in town for the holidays. Though it's been nearly thirty years since a tragic event forever changed their lives, both Terry and Katherine find themselves being drawn together
John & the missus : a novel by Gordon Pinsent( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babar and Father Christmas by Jean de Brunhoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this delightful, animated holiday special, Babar travels to the North Pole to visit Father Christmas' toy shop and to save the holiday for Celesteville. Includes two Bonus Episodes highlighting core family values: 'A Child in the Snow' and 'The Gift'
Easter basket( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Get carried away this Easter with your favourite Treehouse friends. Join Toopy and Binoo, Max & Ruby, Babar and Badou, Franklin and more in over 80 minutes of hopping Easter fun
Colossus, the Forbin project by Joseph Sargent( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The ultimate computer creates the ultimate terror in this chillingly real sci-fi suspense thriller. When electronic genius Charles Forbin creates a massive computer complex that is capable of independently regulating the national defense of the United States, it appears that no enemy will ever be able to penetrate its sovereign borders. But such a promising thought turns into a stunning nightmare when it's discovered the Russians have built an equally sophisticated computer and that these two 'doomsday machines' have linked, sharing classified information and top secrets. Desperately, Forbin and his Soviet counterparts try to stop the all-knowing 'monster' computers from seizing command of the world's nuclear missile stockpiles"--Container
Babar and the adventures of Badou by Dawn Greenhalgh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babar's grandson, Badou, plunges into one fun-filled adventure after another in every corner of the palace, jungle and beyond. Of course, King Babar is never far away when his grandson needs his help and guidance. Join Badou and his friends in eight exciting episodes as they sniff out mystery, adventure and tusk-tastic fun. Time to get thumpin'!
Babar : ultimate collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babar is a charming and charismatic elephant. He brought his love of the city back to the great forest and built the happy kingdom of Celesteville. Though he is a dedicated king and world traveler, Babar is happiest when picnicking at the lake with his family. He believes great things are possible if one never gets discouraged, and always searches out every cloud's silver lining
The confessor( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catholic priest Daniel Clemens defies the church to investigate murder charges against a fellow priest. He is assisted by a local reporter and a church lawyer in this psychological thriller
The rowdyman; a novel by Gordon Pinsent( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flight of the butterflies by Megan Follows( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join millions of butterflies on an amazing journey along with one scientist's 40 year search to unravel the mystery. Weighing less than a penny, the monarch butterfly makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known, sometimes traveling as far as three thousand miles
Lonesome Dove : the series : Lonesome Dove : the outlaw years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outlaw years: Newt Call returns to Curtis Wells after the killing of his wife and must content with Clay Mosby
It's a wonderful Red Green Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lodge is the ideal place for an ideal old-fashioned Christmas. Make a one horse open sleigh out of a K-car; Bill demonstrates the wrong way to cut down your own Christmas tree; the experts answer the age-old question "Is there a Santa Claus?" Plus, Hap describes how he invented Christmas lights; Edgar decorates the tree using a howitzer; Harold and Red do the Possum Lodge version of "The night before Christmas."
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Colossus, the Forbin project
Colossus, the Forbin projectIt's a wonderful Red Green Christmas
Alternative Names
Gordon Pinsent acteur canadien

Gordon Pinsent actor and film director from Canada

Gordon Pinsent attore e doppiatore canadese

Gordon Pinsent Canadees acteur

Gordon Pinsent kanadischer Schauspieler

Pinsent, Gordon

Pinsent, Gordon Edward

Pinset, Gordon

Пинсент, Гордон

جوردون بينسنت

قوردون پینسنت

گوردون پینسنت فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان کانادایی



English (182)

German (6)

French (3)

Spanish (2)