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Hawke, Ethan 1970-

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Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

80 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Boyhood by Richard Linklater( Visual )

58 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from six to eighteen years old on screen. The film was shot intermittently over a twelve-year period from May 2002 to October 2013, showing the growth of Mason and his older sister, Samantha, to adulthood
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

119 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
Training day by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

71 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Hoyt, a fresh-faced rookie in the Los Angeles Police Department, gets a chance to join the elite narcotics squad headed up by 13-year veteran Detective Sergeant Alonzo Harris. Jake is to prove himself during a one-day ride-along. As the day wears on, it becomes increasingly clear that Detective Harris has blurred the line between right and wrong to an alarming degree, enforcing his own code of ethics and street justice. Eventually, Hoyt begins to suspect that he is, rather than having the opportunity to join the squad, being set up to take the fall
White Fang by Randal Kleiser( Visual )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man tries to fulfill his father's wish to find gold in the treacherous Yukon Valley of Alaska. Along the way he befriends a veteran gold miner and a magnificent wolf-dog named White Fang
Before midnight by Richard Linklater( Visual )

40 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse and Celine first met in their twenties, as seen in Before Sunrise, reunited in their thirties in Before Sunset and, now they face the past, present and future, family, romance and love. Now on a writer's retreat in Greece, the couple looks for a night of passion, but instead their idyllic night turns into a test of their relationship and a discussion of what the future holds for them
Before Sunset by Richard Linklater( Visual )

50 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strangers met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get the chance to fall in love all over again?
Before Sunrise by Richard Linklater( Visual )

64 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American man meets a beautiful French student on a train bound for Paris, falls in love and asks her to share his last night in Vienna
The magnificent seven by Antoine Fuqua( Visual )

16 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Rose Creek is under the deadly control of Bartholomew Bogue, the townspeople are desperate for protection. They find protection in seven outlaws. These seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money
Fast food nation by Richard Linklater( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air
Slaughterhouse-five by Kurt Vonnegut( Recording )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an American is captured by German soldiers during World War II, he becomes unstuck in time and jumps into different parts of his life, including when he was captured by aliens and put in their zoo, his marriage, and even his own death
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Visual )

70 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella
Ash Wednesday : a novel by Ethan Hawke( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, AWOL from the Army, heads across America from Albany to New Orleans, Ohio, and Texas in a souped-up Chevy with his pregnant girlfriend, Christy, transforming themselves from passionate lovers into a young family along the way
The Purge by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an America wracked by crime and overcrowded prisons, the government has sanctioned an annual twelve-hour period in which any and all criminal activity, including murder, becomes legal. On that night, plagued by violence and criminal activity, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed
Waking life by Richard Linklater( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unidentified protagonist experiences a metaphysical identity crisis: he awakens in a dream in which he levitates, rides the highway in a boat and has other peculiar adventures. The story is a record of his random encounters with teachers, students, street people, and television personalities engaged in conversations, debates, rants, monologues, and speculations, all eagerly delivering their philosophical spiels, tall tales, and pet theories. This dream of a film recognizes that the fabric of reality can stretch and tear under the weight of ideas, and that this is part of what gives value to both film and dreams. Technologically, it transforms photographed reality into sophisticated cartoons by superimposing brightly hued digital animation on live-action digital video. This technique provides a perfect visual metaphor to use in an open- ended fable about perception itself
Sinister by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, true crime writer Ellison Oswald made his reputation with a best-selling account of a notorious murder. Now, desperate to replicate the success of his first book, he moves his family into a home where the previous occupants were brutally executed and a child disappeared, hoping to find inspiration in the crime scene. In the home, Ellison discovers a cache of terrifying home movies, unwittingly opening the door into a nightmarish mystery
Rules for a knight : the last letter of Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke by Ethan Hawke( Book )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1483, and Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, a Cornish knight, is about to ride into battle. On the eve of his departure, he composes a letter to his four young children, consisting of twenty virtues that provide instruction on how to live a noble life, and on all the lessons, large and small, that he might have imparted to them himself were he not expecting to die on the battlefield. "Why am I alive? Where was I before I was born? What will happen to me when I die? Whatever well our lives are drawn from, it is deep, wild, mysterious, and unknowable..."Rules for a Knight is many things: a code of ethics; an intimate record of a lifelong quest; a careful recounting of a knight's hardest won lessons, deepest aspirations, and most richly instructive failures; and an artifact, a relic of a father's exquisite love. Drawing on the ancient teachings of Eastern and Western philosophy and religion, on literature, and poetry, and on the great spiritual and political writings of our time, Ethan Hawke has written a parable that--in the story of a young man's journey toward a life of authenticity and meaning--captures the instinctive movement of the heart toward truth and beauty. Rules for a Knight has the appeal of Arthurian legend; the economy of Aesop; and the vitality, intelligence, and risk-taking that could only emanate from Ethan Hawke"--
Inside the actors studio - Ethan Hawke : Special edition for the actors studio drama school Class of 2002( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

James Lipton hosts an evening of discussion with actor, writer and film director Ethan Hawke. Hawke discusses his upbringing as the son of young, student parents who separated when Hawke was three; his famly's frequent relocations; his mother Leslie and his stepfather Patrick Powers; doing his first play at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey; his first motion picture role, at age13, in Explorers (1985), and his feelings of jealousy and competiveness with his co-star River Phoenix; his education, and his decision to pursue his career as an actor. Hawke examines his roles in the motion pictures Dead poets society (1989), Dad (1989), A midnight clear (1992), Reality bites (1994), Gattaca (1997), on which he worked with Uma Thurman, who later became his wife; Great expectations (1998), Hamlet (2000), and Training day (2001), on which he worked with Denzel Washington. Hawke also speaks about his founding in 1991 of a Theater company called Malaparte; his writing of novels; his fatherhood; his approach to film acting; and his foray into direction with his 2001 film Chelsea walls. A brief question and answer session with Hawke and the Actors Studio master's degree students concludes the program
 
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Dead Poets Society
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Ethan Hawke acteur de cinéma et réalisateur, romancier

Ethan Hawke aktor amerykański

Ethan Hawke Amerikaans acteur

Ethan Hawke attore, scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Ethan Hawke US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

Hawke, Ethan

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אית'ן הוק

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ایتن هاک فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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อีธาน ฮอว์ก

ითან ჰოუკი

이선 호크

호크, 에단 1970-

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伊芬·鶴健

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GattacaTraining dayWhite FangBefore SunsetBefore SunriseHamletSlaughterhouse-fiveAsh Wednesday : a novel