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Payne, Alexander 1961-

Works: 101 works in 634 publications in 11 languages and 22,606 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Road films  Independent films  Fiction  Romance films  Short films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Composer, Actor, Scenarist, Producer, Restager , Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, fmd, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The Descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

91 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een hardwerkende advocaat op Hawaii ontdekt dat zijn vrouw een minnaar heeft, wanneer zij door een bootongeluk in een onomkeerbaar coma is geraakt. Samen met zijn twee dochters (10 en 17 jaar) gaat hij op zoek naar deze minnaar
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

63 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
Jurassic Park by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When renowned paleontologist Dr. Grant agrees to accompany a wealthy adventurer and his wife on an aerial tour of Isla Sorna, InGen's former breeding ground for prehistoric creatures, he has no idea that he was brought along for a totally different reason. When their plane crashes and they become stranded, they discover the island's native inhabitants are smarter, faster, fiercer and more brutal than imagined
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( Visual )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
About Schmidt by En Pan( Visual )

49 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

41 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry by Adam Sandler( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family
Cedar Rapids by Tita Ao( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-town, naive Midwesterner insurance agent must represent his company at a regional insurance convention in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where his mind is blown by the big city experience
King of California by Mike Cahill( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is reunited with his teenage daughter after spending years in a mental institute. When he becomes obsessed that ancient treasure is buried under his home, his daughter decides to go along with his antics
Jurassic Park ultimate trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost world: Four years after the failure of Jurassic Park on Isla Nublar, it is revealed that there was another island ("Site B") on which dinosaurs were bred before being transported to Isla Nublar. Originally issued in 1997
Sideways by Rex Pickett( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a script of the film, along with photographs, complete credits, and an interview with the writer and director
Hung( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school basketball coach Ray Drecker lives in a Detroit devastated by the decline of the auto industry. After an electrical fire destroys his home, he loses custody of his kids to ex-wife Jessica; joins forces with poet-turned-pimp Tanya, with whom he once had a fling; and becomes a male escort
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

16 editions published between 1012 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Stoops is pregnant, confused and in trouble with the law for the umpteenth time! But it doesn't stop there! She soon becomes the unwitting object of a wacky tug-of-war that erupts when pro-lifers square off with pro-choicers and everyone goes to ridiculous extremes trying to claim her as a national symbol for their cause!
Miller's collecting modern design by Sally Hoban( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Z Channel : a magnificent obsession by Fresh Produce Films Production / Maja Films( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the historic influence of Z Channel; showcases the important voice the station gave filmmakers; examines the great influence the channel had on modern cinema, independent filmmaking, and the development of cable television
Ideas=book : Azumi by Shin Azumi( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jurassic Park III : junior novelization by Scott Ciencin( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Eric Kirby is in Jurassic Park with live, dangerous dinosaurs. His parents want to get him out - but how? Dr. Alan Grant knows about dinosaurs. He also knows that he doesn't want to visit Jurassic Park again!
Alexander Payne : interviews by Alexander Payne( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with the director of <i>Citizen Ruth</i>, <i>Nebraska</i>, and <i>The Descendants </i>
American short films Courts métrages américains( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aside from providing short films with a much needed platform, Cinema16 gives filmmakers and movie lovers access to some great films that would otherwise be near impossible to see, from the fascinating early works of some of America's greatest directors to award-winning films from its most exciting new filmmakers. Cinema16 represents the best examples from all short form genres - from underground experimental films through to mainstream comedies. With contributions from such luminaries as George Lucas, Tim Burton, Gus Van Sant, Mike Mills, Todd Solondz, Andy Warhol and Alexander Payne, amongst others. With over three hours of films, 'Cinema16: American Short Films' is essential viewing for anyone with an interest in the moving image. The majority of the films are accompanied by audio commentaries, almost always by the directors themselves
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Alexander Payne Amerikaans filmregisseur

Alexander Payne director de cine y guionista estadounidense

Alexander Payne réalisteur et scénariste américain

Alexander Payne regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Alexander Payne US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

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Payne, Alexandr 1961-

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Пэйн, Александр

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