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Sarsgaard, Peter

Overview
Works: 124 works in 762 publications in 9 languages and 34,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Horror films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Sarsgaard
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

87 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

59 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Jarhead by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony 'Swoff' Swofford is a third-generation enlistee who goes from a sobering stint in boot camp to active duty. He sports a sniper's rifle and a hundred-pound ruck on his back through the Middle East deserts. He lives with no cover from the intolerable heat and the potential threat from Iraqi soldiers. Swoff and his fellow Marines sustain themselves with sardonic humanity and wicked comedy on the blazing desert fields in a country they don't understand, against an enemy they can't see, for a cause they don't fully fathom. Marine lifer, Sergeant Sykes, who is in charge of Swoff's scout and sniper platoon. Troy is Swoff's friend and mentor
Knight and day by Tom Cruise( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a small-town girl named June (Diaz) meets a mysterious stranger, she thinks she's found the man of her dreams. But she soon discovers he's a fugitive super-spy, who thrusts her into a thrilling cat-and-mouse chase that spans the globe. As the bullets and sparks fly, June must decide if her 'Knight' in shining armor is a dangerous traitor or the love of her life"--Container
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Rendition by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The policy of "extraordinary rendition" began under the Clinton administration and accelerated after September 11, 2001. The policy allows for the handing over of suspected terrorists to countries that use torture as an interrogation tool. Anwar El-Ibrahimi is an Egyptian-born man who disappears on a flight from Africa to Washington, DC. He is sent to a North African country where torture is practiced and the CIA gives approval. Anwar's pregnant American-born wife wants to know what happened to her husband. A reluctant CIA agent begins to question his assignment after witnessing an unorthodox interrogation. A severe interrogator plies his trade on Anwar while a U.S. terrorism honcho is willing to turn a blind eye to the unpleasantness, especially if it stops a terrorist attack
K-19 : the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama based on the career of Stephen Glass, a popular writer for such magazines as 'Rolling Stone', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'George'. But by the mid 1990's, at the height of his career as staff writer for 'The new republic' under lead editor Chuck Lane, strange inconsistencies in his stories began to surface that called into question his professionalism
The skeleton key( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
Pawn sacrifice( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,148 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
Elegy by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his state of 'emancipated manhood' thrown into tragic disarray. David is a renowned college professor whose life is turned inside out when he becomes involved in a passionate relationship with Consuela. Consuela is a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher. As their sexual relationship evolves, an incredible love story is born
Orphan by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the loss of their unborn baby, Kate and John Coleman decide to adopt a child as a way to bring some joy and normalcy into their lives. The couple is drawn to Esther, a 9-year-old orphan and they welcome her into their home. As soon as Esther moves in, a series of events begins to unfold, leading Kate to believe that there's something wrong with Esther - this seemingly angelic little girl is not what she appears to be
Year of the dog by Mike White( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life
Experimenter : the Stanley Milgram story( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true life story of controversial psychologist Stanley Milgram, whose legendary experiment tested ordinary people's willingness to obey orders from an authority figure, even if they felt what they were doing was wrong. This led Milgram's whirring mind to delve into a parade of human behavior inquiries, including the Six Degrees Of Separation theory
 
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Alternative Names
Peter Sarsgaard acteur américain

Peter Sarsgaard actor estadounidense

Peter Sarsgaard aktor amerykański

Peter Sarsgaard Amerikaans acteur

Peter Sarsgaard amerikansk skådespelare

Peter Sarsgaard amerikansk skodespelar

Peter Sarsgaard amerikansk skuespiller

Peter Sarsgaard attore statunitense

Peter Sarsgaard US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Piter Sarsgard

Sarsgaard, Peter 1971-

Scarsgaard, Peter 1971-

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