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Zwick, Edward

Overview
Works: 323 works in 1,167 publications in 12 languages and 32,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  War films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  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
Glory by Edward Zwick( Visual )

117 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two idealistic young Bostonians lead the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, America's first Black regiment in the Civil War
Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )

117 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was consripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

101 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

47 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

78 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Defiance by Nechama Tec( Visual )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belarus 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
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy for the 1990s set in the 1590s, telling the witty, sexy story behind the creation of the greatest love story of them all - Romeo and Juliet
I am Sam by Avery Pix (Firm)( Visual )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson is a developmentally disabled adult who has been singularly raising his daughter, Lucy, for all of her seven years. Sam provides a fun and loving environment for Lucy, but is soon becomes apparent that she is intellectually surpassing him. When it becomes apparent she is stunting her own growth, a social worker steps in, removing Lucy and placing her in foster care. Sam seeks the help of self-absorbed laywer, Rita Harrison, who only agreees to take on Sams case free of charge, to save face with her colleagues. And so it begins: a battle of love versus ability, the individual againts an unbending system. In the center remains a father and daughter who just want to be together
Love & Other Drugs by Edward Zwick( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,465 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!
Courage under fire by Edward Zwick( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,443 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
The siege by Edward Zwick( Visual )

48 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States government abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law
Pawn sacrifice( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,166 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
Abandon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 629 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
Cut Bank( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 527 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
My so-called life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Veronica Franco, the woman who defied convention in 16th-century Venice
Literature and liberalism : an anthology of sixty years of the New republic( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Reacher( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lee Child's bestselling novel Never Go Back, finds the itinerant problem-solver accused of murder, and learning that he may have a child he has never met
About last night( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 328 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 323 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 womanizing 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
 
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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

אדוארד זוויק

ادوارد زوئیک فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

إدورد زويك

এডওয়ার্ড জুইক

ედვარდ ცვიკი

에드워드 즈윅

즈윅, 에드워드 1952-

エドワード・ズウィック

愛德華·茲維克

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