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Zwick, Edward

Works: 185 works in 940 publications in 10 languages and 27,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Author, Scenarist, Restager , fmd, Film editor, Performer, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Edward Zwick
Most widely held works by Edward Zwick
Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )

119 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler (Leonardo DiCaprio). A Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou). Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son, conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside. Directed by Edward Zwick (Glory, The Last Samurai), this urgent, intensely moving adventure shapes gripping human stories and heart-pounding action into a modern epic of profound impact
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

65 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belorussia are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom Cruise plays Civil War hero Capt. Nathan Algren, who comes to Japan to fight the Samurai and ends up pledging himself to their cause. Ken Watanabe ... plays Katsumoto, a Samurai leader facing a vanishing way of life, whose destiny becomes intertwined with that of the American captain. Edward Zwick ... directs this sweeping and emotional epic tale of the birth of modern Japan." -- on back cover
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare, suffering from writer's block in sixteenth-century England, finds his creative spirit revived when he falls for Lady Viola, not knowing that she is betrothed to another or that she, posing as a man, has undertaken the lead role in his new play
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Courage under fire by Edward Zwick( Visual )

55 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lt. Colonel Nathaniel Serling is asked to review the posthumous candidacy of the first woman to receive a Medal of Honor, he finds himself plunged into an apparent cover-up surrounding the actions that led to her death. As he struggles to uncover the truth, he also finds himself forced to confront his own tormenting demons
Love & Other Drugs by Edward Zwick( Visual )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Maggie meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. Maggie and Jamie leap into a no-strings-attached affair, but no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual, ' they can't help falling under the influence of the ultimate drug: love!
Pawn sacrifice by Edward Zwick( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. It chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world
The siege by Edward Zwick( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI special agent Anthony "Hub" Hubbard and U.S. Army General William Devereaux attempt to stop a ruthless band of terrorists from wreaking havoc on New York City
Abandon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two year, unexplained absence
My so-called life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Cut Bank by Matt Shakman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking to leave his sleepy town of Cut Bank, Dwayne McLaren hatches a get-rich scheme to get himself out. But when Dwayne's plan backfires and he's swept into a murder investigation led by the local sheriff, he discovers that Cut Bank is a small town full of deadly surprises
Literature and liberalism : an anthology of sixty years of the New republic( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Veronica Franco, the woman who defied convention in 16th-century Venice
About last night by Michael Ealy( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a couple's one-night stand leads to living together they realize that making love is easy, saying I love you is more difficult, and being in love is the hardest part of all. Includes featurettes
Thirtysomething( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years
America in primetime( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
The last samurai by Terry J Erdmann( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to the motion picture in which a Civil War veteran travels to Japan to train the emperor's troops, only to be captured by samurai warriors, from whom he learns their code of honor and experiences a spiritual renewal
Gloria by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Esta historia es acerca del primer regimiento de negros que se enlist ̤para luchar en la Guerra Civil del Norte
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Alternative Names
Edward Zwick Amerikaans filmregisseur

Edward Zwick amerykański reżyser i producent filmowy

Edward Zwick cinéaste américain

Edward Zwick regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Edward Zwick US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Zwick, Ed 1952-

Едвард Цвік

Цвик, Эдвард

Эдвард Цвик

Эдвард Цьвік

Էդուարդ Ցվիկ

ادوارد زوئیک فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

إدورد زويك

এডওয়ার্ড জুইক

ედვარდ ცვიკი

에드워드 즈윅

즈윅, 에드워드 1952-



Shakespeare in loveLegends of the fallCourage under fireThe last samurai