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Seresin, Michael

Overview
Works: 127 works in 359 publications in 9 languages and 13,322 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Musical films  Science fiction films  Prison films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Director, Scenarist, Other, Author, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Seresin
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling( Visual )

39 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner, Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. In addition to new experiences, Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers and change the course of more than one life
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes by Matt Reeves( Visual )

14 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species
Step up( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyler is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore¹s tracks. The only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending an elite school of dance in Baltimore. The only thing standing in the way of her brilliant future is finding a great dance partner for her senior showcase. When trouble with the law lands Tyler with a community service gig at Maryland School of the Arts, he arrives as an angry outsider, until his skills as a gifted street dancer draw Nora¹s attention. With sparks flying on and off stage, Tyler realizes he has just one performance to prove that he can step up to a life far larger than he ever imagined
The life of David Gale by Charles Randolph( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter is sent to chronicle the last days of an anti-death penalty activist now living on death row, after having been convicted of the murder of a fellow activist. The reporter grows to suspect he may have been framed, and sets out to verify her doubts
Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of various students at the High School of Performing Arts in New York. City. Dance sequences include an audition, classes, a ballet solo by Antonia Franceschi, and the ensemble numbers "Fame" and "I sing the body electric."
Angela's ashes by Alan Parker( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in impoverished Depression-era Ireland holds little promise for young Frank McCourt, the oldest son in a tightly-knit family. Living by his wits, cheered by his irrepressible spirit, and sustained by his mother's fierce love, Frank embarks on an inspiring journey to overcome the poverty of his childhood and reach the land of his dreams: America
Domestic disturbance by Harold Becker( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced father discovers that his 11-year-old son's new stepfather is not what he made himself out to be. The father's investigation into the man's past explodes into a terrifying mission to rescue his son from danger
Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is based on a true story. William Hayes, a naive young American vacationing with his girlfriend in Istanbul, Turkey, tries to smuggle a couple of kilos of hash out of the country. He is caught, thrown into a Turkish prison, and subsequently raped, tortured, and forced into the brutality that defines the inmates' constant struggle for survival. There are other foreigners there, many for smuggling, and word is that the only way out of the jail is by dying, or taking "the midnight express." Max, his friend and fellow inmate swears, "That train doesn't run around here."
Angel heart by Alan Parker( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Angel viene ingaggiato per 125 dollari al giorno per rintracciare Johnny Favourite, swinger di una nota band. Quello che sembrava essere un semplice caso di persona scomparsa, si trasforma per lo spiantato detective privato in una drammatica caccia all'assassino
Mercury rising by Katja M Becker( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un código inviolable que ha costado mil millones de dólares al gobierno de Estados Unidos es descifrado por un niño de nueve años. Este descubrimiento supone la muerte de sus padres y pone en peligro su vida. Para esclarecer los hechos, el FBI manda a uno de sus mejores agentes, a quien tienen relegado por su díscolo comportamiento
Birdy by Alan Parker( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To escape an irrational world, Birdy (Modine), a Vietnam veteran, sits in an almost catatonic state in an Army hospital, where he has come to believe he is one of the feathered creatures of his boyhood dreams. In an effort to break Birdy's silence, his psychiatrist brings in Al Columbato (Cage), Birdy's loyal best friend of his youth. Al desperately tries to reach the disturbed Birdy and bring him back to reality. The answer may lie in their youth, where the eccentric Birdy first donned wings and the happy-go-lucky Al helped him to fly"--Container
City hall by Harold Becker( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences
Homeboy by Michael Seresin( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boxer who finally gets his big break finds that his life as well as his career is put on the line by the devious dealings of his manager
Light wine things by Bill Culbert( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter e il prigioniero di Azkaban( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Bugsy Malone by Alan Parker( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster musical set in 1929 New York City. Children play all parts
Runaway( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a disatisfied and dishonest young man who runs away from his parents' lifestyle and then the law after stealing a car. Teacher's notes include activities and topics for discussion. Suggested audience: secondary
Harry Potter und der Gefangene von Askaban( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths
Le ceneri di Angela( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costretta dalla miseria, la famiglia McCourt, composta da Angela, il marito Malachy e i quattro figli, fa ritorno dall'America in Irlanda. A Limerick affittano un piccolo e mal ridotto appartamento. Malachy è malvisto dai parenti di Angela perché è di Belfast e non educa i figli secondo la religione cattolica. In seguito a carenze di cibo e di carbone, i piccoli gemellini Oliver ed Eugene muoiono. Angela trova tuttavia la forza per andare avanti affrontando una nuova maternità e la sparizione del marito
Falsa identidad( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Angela's ashes
Alternative Names
Michael Seresin director of photography uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Michael Seresin direttore della fotografia neozelandese

Michael Seresin neuseeländischer Kameramann und Filmregisseur

Seresin, Michael.

Μάικλ Σέρεζιν

Майкл Серезин

마이클 세러신 뉴질랜드의 영화 촬영 기사

マイケル・セレシン

迈克尔·席尔森

邁可·薛辛

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FameAngela's ashesMidnight expressCity hall