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Dano, Paul 1984-

Works: 66 works in 451 publications in 9 languages and 30,765 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Western films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Dano
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

32 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
There will be blood by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

71 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-made oilman Daniel Plainview has a voracious appetite for money and power. Working with his "son and partner," 11-year-old H.W., he becomes a California tycoon in the early years of the 20th century. His only challenge comes from a young, ambitious charismatic preacher, Eli Sunday
Little Miss Sunshine by Michael D Arndt( Visual )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family undertakes a road trip to California in order to allow their 7-year old daughter to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination and will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum and runs away from home when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Cowboys & aliens by Jon Favreau( Visual )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Arizona in 1873, a stranger leads a posse of cowboys, outlaws and Apache warriors against an alien enemy
Looper by Makaranga( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2074, the mob sends problem people back in time, where a hired gun awaits to eliminate them. Joe is one such hired gun, good at what he does. But problems arise when the mob tries to 'close the loop,' and Joe comes face-to-face with his future self during a hit. When Joe's future self escapes after he hesitates to finish the assignment, Joe must chase himself down and finish the job
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime
Knight and day by Tom Cruise( Visual )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequences of action violence throughout, and brief strong language
Fast food nation by Richard Linklater( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost
Prisoners by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans la banlieue de Boston, deux fillettes de 6 ans, Anna et Joy, ont disparu. Le détective Loki privilégie la thèse du kidnapping suite au témoignage de Keller, le père d'Anna. Le suspect numéro 1 est rapidement arrêté mais est relâché quelques jours plus tard faute de preuves, entraînant la fureur de Keller. Aveuglé par sa douleur, le père dévasté se lance alors dans une course contre la montre pour retrouver les enfants disparus. De son côté, Loki essaie de trouver des indices pour arrêter le coupable avant que Keller ne commette l'irréparable... Les jours passent et les chances de retrouver les fillettes s'amenuisent... "(Source : jaquette)
Meek's Cutoff by Kelly Reichardt( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage. Over the coming days, the emigrants face the scourges of hunger, thirst, and their own lack of faith in each other's instincts for survival. When they encounter a Native American, they must choose between following their guide or an "enemy."
Ruby Sparks by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling with writer's block and a lackluster love life, once-famous novelist Calvin (Dano) creates a beautiful fictitious character named Ruby (Kazan) who inspires him. But not only does this bring his work to life--it also brings Ruby to life--literally! Face-to-face with an actual relationship with his once-virtual girlfriend, Calvin must now decide whether to pen this love story or let it write itself"--Container
Being Flynn by Paul Dano( Visual )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "compelling exploration of the unbreakable yet fragile bonds between parent and child... Nick Flynn ... is a young writer seeking to define himself. His father Jonathan..., however, scrapes through life on his own terms and has not seen his son in 18 years. Taking a job at a homeless shelter, Nick finds purpose in his own life and work until one night Jonathan arrives seeking a bed. To give the two of them a shot at a real future, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out to his dad"--Container
War & peace : the complete miniseries (2016)( Visual )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern take on one of the most famous stories of all time. In 1805 when we first meet Pierre, Natasha, and Andrei, they are all part of St. Petersburg's glittering elite, but are fired up with youthful ambition to find meaning in their lives. As everything they thought they knew is questioned, Pierre, Andrei and Natasha find themselves in a time when Russian society is about to change forever
The extra man by Shari Springer Berman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspiring playwright Louis Ives moves to New York, taking an environmental job with a beautiful, infatuating co-worker. Louis rents a room from an eccentric former playwright who moonlights as an 'extra man,' a social escort for the wealthy widows of Manhattan high society. The two men develop a volatile mentorship, which leads to a series of comic adventures
The ballad of Jack and Rose by Rebecca Miller( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartbreaking coming-of-age drama about a man who has cut himself off from the world and the daughter he has taken with him
The girl next door by Ralph Blane( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew is an eighteen year old, straight-laced overachiever who has never really lived life - until he falls for his hot new neighbor. When he finds out that she used to be a porn star, his sheltered existence totally spins out of control
Gigantic by matt aselton ( '08 ) Movie( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian is a mattress salesman who gets swept up into a romance with Happy when she falls asleep on one of the beds in his store. To win her over, he must compete with her father, an art-collecting loudmouth with a bad back and deep pockets
Youth by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two longtime friends are vacationing in the Swiss Alps. Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter and best friend Mick, a renowned filmmaker. The two men reflect on their past, each finding that some of the most important experiences can come later in life
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Dano, Paul Franklin.

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