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Wenham, David 1965-

Works: 96 works in 620 publications in 8 languages and 23,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Western films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Wenham
300 by Laurence A Schneider( Visual )

94 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the heart of London, the sinister creature, Mr. Hyde, terrorizes the late-night streets in a haunting crime spree. With the city in a panic, the Knights of the Holy Order send Van Helsing into London with the mission of tracking down and capturing the evil Mr. Hyde
Public enemies by Michael Mann( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1933. It is the fourth year of the Great Depression. For John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Baby Face Nelson, it is the golden age of bank robbery. After serving a ten-year prison sentence, John Dillinger embarks on a cross-country bank-robbing spree with help from his associates: faithful driver Red Hamilton, cocky lookout Homer Van Meter, and murderous hothead Baby Face Nelson. He relocates to Chicago, where he meets hatcheck girl Billie Frechette and falls in love, but struggles to reconcile his new romance with his life on the run. Meanwhile, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover has enlisted Special Agent Melvin Purvis to use the latest techniques and equipment to catch Dillinger-Public Enemy Number One-even as Purvis realizes that doing so may stretch his principles to the breaking point
The Crocodile Hunter by Steve Irwin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve attemps to relocate a hugh crocodile to save him from poachers. But what Steve doesn't know is that the big croc has swallowed a top-secret U.S. satellite beacon ... making them both targets of the U.S. special agents assigned to retrieve the beacon
Top of the lake by Jane Campion( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pregnant 12 year-old girl who won't reveal who the father is walks chest deep into the freezing waters of a New Zealand lake and disappears. Robin Griffin is called in to investigate and becomes more and more obsessed. As she searches, she slowly begins to realize that finding the girl is tantamount to finding herself, a self she has kept well hidden. A powerful and haunting story about our search for happiness, where the dream of paradise attracts its dark twin, the fall
The proposition by John Hillcoat( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the desolate Australian outback of the 1880s, newly-arrived Captain Stanley captures the wanted outlaw Charlie Burns. Seeking to civilize the violent outback frontier, Captain Stanley presents his prisoner with a stark choice: Burns can either watch his beloved younger brother Mikey die on the gallows, or find and betray his older and far more dangerous brother Arthur to the authorities
Oranges and sunshine by Jim Loach( Visual )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Molokai the story of "Father Damien"( Visual )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a Catholic priest who went to the island in Hawaii where the lepers were exiled - Molokai. There among the outcasts he built a community and gave them dignity. He eventually contracted the disease and died from it
The bank by Robert Connolly( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant young mathematician is on the verge of discovering a formula that could predict the fluctuations of the stock market and he is quickly taken under the wing of a corrupt CEO at Centabank. Together these two men will play a deadly game of deception and revenge, while initiating one of the largest banking scandals in history
After the deluge( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the lives of the four men from the Kirby family: as Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his own age. All three of these men must come to terms with their father's mental state. Cliff, who suffers from Alzheimer's, is reliving his disturbing memories of the war and his first love. Through these four stories, the film uncovers a family's troubled past, and the men's struggle toward a reconciled future
Dust by Milcho Manchevski( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the 20th century, two brothers fall in love with the same woman. When she chooses the younger of the two, the embittered older brother travels to Europe where he becomes a ruthless mercenary. But a revolution takes a personal twist with one brother hanging on the edge of life and death
Pope Joan by Sönke Wortmann( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Her existence was a secret. Her name was deleted from the books of history. Yet the life of Joan -who led the Catholic Church under the name of Pope John Anglicus in the 9th century - has become a legend. Her existence was a secret. Her name was deleted from the books of history. Yet the life of Joan -who led the Catholic Church under the name of Pope John Anglicus in the 9th century - has become a legend. Joan was born in 814 A.D. She rebels against a predestined and constraining path for her as a woman early in her young life. She is convinced God has planned a different destiny for her. Ultimately, she falls in love with the nobleman Gerold (David Wenham). While he goes to war, she bethinks her inner voice, joins a Benedictine monastery disguised as a man under the name of John. She becomes a physician, goes to Rome, where she wins the favour of the Holy Father (John Goodman) and thus rises ever higher in the ecclesiastical hierarchy."--Container
Paper planes by Nick Robinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 year old Dylan (Ed Oxenbould) has a passion for everything that flies - and he's about to embark on a quest to make the perfect paper plane. This is a journey that'll take him on adventures far from home and see him competing in the world paper plane championships in Japan. Along the way he'll befriend junior Japanese champion Kimi (Ena Imai) and their close bond will propel them to create a plane the world has never seen before. From acclaimed Director Robert Connolly comes an inspiring story about winning, losing, finding your way, following your dreams and spreading your wings--it's a heart-warming experience all the family will cheer to, embrace and enjoy over and over again
Better than sex by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Josh and Cynthia meet at a party, they are not initially attracked to each other. But once they share a taxi home, they decide to take advantage of an opportunity to have easy sex. Much to their surprise, one day turns into three and their nights of lust just might be the start of a beautiful relationship. But when it comes time for Josh to go back home, will they walk away or will they surrender to their passion?
Cosi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyro director Lewis' plans to stage a variety show with a cast of mental asylum patients are overwhelmed by the ambition of Roy, one of the patients, to stage Cosi Fan Tutti, Mozart's opera, with the same inmates
In the mind of the architect by ABC( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposes the public and private realms of a number of very different Australian architects
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David Wenham acteur australien

David Wenham attore australiano

David Wenham australiensk skådespelare

David Wenham Australisch acteur

David Wenham australischer Schauspieler

David Wenham australsk skodespelar

David Wenham australsk skuespiller

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Дейвид Уенъм

Дејвид Венам

Дэвид Венхэм

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דייוויד ונהם

ديفيد وينهام

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웬함, 데이빗

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Van HelsingMolokai the story of "Father Damien"