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Rea, Stephen

Overview
Works: 283 works in 935 publications in 9 languages and 23,949 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Melodrama  Vampire films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Commentator, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Rea
V for vendetta by James McTeigue ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future where Germany has won World War II and Britain has become a fascist state, this is the story of a young working-class woman, Evey, who is rescued from a life-and-death situation by a masked man known only as 'V.' Incomparably charismatic and ferociously skilled in the art of combat and deception, 'V' ignites a revolution when he urges his fellow citizens to rise up against tyranny and oppression. As Evey uncovers the truth about 'V's' mysterious background, she also discovers the truth about herself. She becomes his ally in his plan to bring freedom and justice to a cruel and corrupt society
The crying game by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the life of an Irish man whose dreams inspired hope, whose words ignited passion, and whose courage forged a nation's destiny
Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vampire with a conscience, Lestat (Cruise), tells an unbelieving journalist the story of how he lured a young aristocrat (Pitt) into the immortality of the damned
The End of the affair by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love. Then she mysteriously ends the affair
Underworld awakening by Kate Beckinsale ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Kate Beckinsale returns as the ultimate vampire warrioress Selene in "Underworld: awakening" the stunning new instalment of the epic saga. Having escaped years of imprisonment, she finds herself in a changed world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans and are conducting an all-out war to eradicate both immortal species. Now Selene must battle the humans and a frightening new breed of super Lycans to ensure the death dealers' survival"--Container
Evelyn by Paul Pender ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages. Although a sympathetic judge assures Desmond that when his financial situation reverses, he will be able to get his children back; money is hard to come by. During that time, Evelyn and her brothers suffer the abuses of living in orphanages while Desmond struggles to secure finances. Now he must battle the courts to get his children back
Interview with the vampire the vampire chronicles by Anne Rice ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The supremely evil and charismatic vampire Lestat lures a young aristocrat into the immortality of the damned
Ondine by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Syracuse, a simple fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his trawler nets. The woman seems to be dead, but then she comes alive before Syracuse's eyes and he thinks he may be seeing things. However, with the help of his ailing yet irrepressible daughter, Annie, he comes to believe that the fantastical might be possible and that the woman (Ondine) might be a myth come true
The musketeer by Catherine Deneuve ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man comes of age and decides to avenge the brutal murder of his parents. In a world threatened by war, and finding he has impressive combat skills, he finds the opportunity he is looking for in the elite fighting force of the infamous Musketeers. After years of disgrace, he reunites the group and brings them back to their previous glory. Along his journey, he helps the Queen of France and finds love
Breakfast on Pluto by Neil Jordan ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patrick "Kitten" Braden is abandoned as a baby and grows up realizing he is different from other boys but refuses to change. As an adult he goes to London to search for his birth mother
Life is sweet by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering lay about. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy
Blackthorn by Mateo Gil ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surviving what everyone thought was a fatal ambush in Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike
The butcher boy ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Francie lives with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother. The pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When his mother commits suicide and his friend, Joe, goes off to boarding school, Francie sinks ever deeper into paranoia thanks mainly to his nasty neighbour Mrs. Nugent. He begins to have a fantasy where he has visions of the Virgin Mary. After his father dies, Francie's becomes more despondent, culminating in the extremely bloody murder of Mrs. Nugent whom he holds responsible for all the wrongs visited upon him. After being arrested, Francie is committed to an asylum in an attempt to cure him
The reaping ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigative scholar Katherine Winter is a debunker of modern 'miracles, ' bringing scientific light to superstition and fraud. But events in Haven, Louisiana, defy even her expertise. There, the 10 Biblical Plagues, including locusts, frogs and a river of blood, seem to be recurring. And the more she seeks answers, the more she questions her own beliefs
Copenhagen by PBS Hollywood ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television adaptation of Michael Frayn's play about the 1941 meeting between Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, longtime friends whose work had opened the way to the atomic bomb, but who found themselves on opposite sides of World War II
Fear dot com by William Malone ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad genius has created a live-cam website that determines a person's deepest fear and then 48 hours later that fear becomes a brutal reality. An investigating detective and a city health inspector know the danger of logging into the site, but both are determined to solve the mystery
Pret-a-porter ready to wear by Robert Altman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of interconnecting stories that expose what goes on at the Paris fashion shows
Princess Caraboo a true story by Michael Austin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious, but irresistibly charming young woman dressed in strange clothes and speaking no English is taken for a foreign princess by English high society. Is she a royal treasure or a royal imposter?
Tara Road ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and German and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marilyn Vine's idyllic life in Connecticut is devastated by the tragic death of her only son, Dale, during his 15th birthday party. 3,000 miles away, Ria Lynch's marriage comes to a stunningly abrupt end in Dublin, Ireland, when husband Danny reveals that he is leaving her for his pregnant mistress, Bernadette. An accidental phone call brings these two otherwise unrelated women together and, in their mutual need for space and time alone, they agree to a two-month house exchange. In swapping homes, both women slowly find healing and strength through new surroundings and the kindness of others and gradually learn to accept the reality of their changed lives
 
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Alternative Names
Rea, Graham.
Rea, Graham, 1946-
Rea, Graham 1946- Wirklicher Name
Rea, Stephan
Languages
English (311)
German (24)
Spanish (22)
French (18)
Catalan (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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