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Sewell, Rufus 1967-

Works: 281 works in 1,154 publications in 9 languages and 42,802 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Historical films  Historical television programs  Romance films  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rufus Sewell
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While his new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers, General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history"--Container
The illusionist by Sylvain Chomet( Visual )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiance rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of British legislator William Wilberforce, who led a decades-long movement to end the British slave trade
A knight's tale by Tim Van Rellim( Visual )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
The holiday by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lusciously crafted at every level ..."--Variety
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Timur Bekmambetov( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln, history's greatest hunter of the undead, must risk the presidency, his family, and his life to protect America from the bloodthirsty vampires
The legend of Zorro by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time, the legendary Zorro fights against evil-doers with the help of his beautiful wife, Elena, and their precocious young son, Joaquin. Alejandro De LaVega is torn between two worlds: his life as Zorro and his life as a family man. After Alejandro once again breaks his promise to stop wearing the mask, Elena leaves him, and she soon begins seeing Armand, a haughty French Count. But a mysterious explosion in the desert leads Zorro to believe that there's more to Armand than meets the eye. Zorro becomes intent on finding out what that is. Little does he know, there are others working to uncover certain truths as well
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

97 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men. Includes never-before-seen footage and commentary
Hercules( Visual )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Radical Comics' Hercules by Steve Moore, this ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth. It offers the truth behind the myth by presenting the fashioning of a warrior who, for all his strength and courage, is flesh and blood
Tristan + Isolde by Dean Georgaris( Visual )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Tristan sees his parents killed by the tyrannical Irish, who ruled over a fractured Britain after the Roman occupation. Tristan is taken in by Marke, who rules one of the British tribes. Tristan grows up to be a young prince and a mighty warrior. He's believed slain in battle and given a royal funeral on a burning boat set out to sea. But the fire goes out and Tristan washes ashore on Ireland, where Isolde, the daughter of the Irish king, nurses him back to health. The two fall in love and set in motion a tragic tale that's lasted for centuries
Gods of Egypt by Alex Proyas( Visual )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after the god Set blinds young Horus and kills the king, a mortal man sets out to free Horus and bring him back to take his place among the gods
Middlemarch by George Eliot( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch is set in early nineteenth century England and charts the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the town as it divides its population into two opposing factions: the conservatives and the liberals
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
The pillars of the Earth : the epic eight-part miniseries by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,368 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
Victoria( Visual )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world
Cold Comfort Farm by John Schlesinger( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently orphaned, Flora ignores the sage advise of Mrs. Smiley and moves to the country to live on a decrepit farm with her eccentric relatives, where she finds ample material for the novel she wishes to write
Shakespeare retold by Bill Paterson( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the woman, a poet and courtesan, who used looks, wit and seduction to defy the conventions of 16th century Venice
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Rufus 1967-

Rufus Sewell acteur britannique

Rufus Sewell aktor brytyjski

Rufus Sewell attore britannico

Rufus Sewell britischer Schauspieler

Rufus Sewell Brits filmacteur

Rufus Suel

Rufuz Sevell

Sewell, Rufus

Sewell, Rufus Frederick.

Sewell, Rufus Frederick 1967-

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