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Quinn, Aidan

Overview
Works: 387 works in 1,294 publications in 8 languages and 42,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Comedy films  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, vac, Performer, Author, Creator, Interviewee, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Aidan Quinn
 
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Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

68 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
Bury my heart at Wounded Knee by Yves Simoneau( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By 1876, most of the nation's American Indians had been forcibly relocated to reservation land. In the Dakota Territory, Red Cloud had settled his people on the great Sioux Reservation, becoming wards of the government. Other Sioux leaders saw this as defeat and continued to live in the traditional way, with legendary resistance. Then an economic depression struck, and gold was discovered in the Black Hills--on Sioux land. In this film, the lives of Charles Eastman-a Dartmouth-educated, Sioux doctor; Senator Henry Dawes-member of the Committee on Indian Affairs; and Sitting Bull intersect in a manner that seems fated. The question that faces the government and the Sioux seems to leave two answers: assimilation versus extermination? It is answered by the assassination of Sitting Bull and the massacre of hundreds of Indian men, women, and children by the 7th Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek on Dec. 29, 1890
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

43 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield the Guarani South American Indian tribe from brutal subjugation by 18th-century colonial empires
Unknown( Visual )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Harris awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired, and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally, Harris plunges into a deadly mystery, forcing him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth
Sarah's key by Gilles Paquet-Brenner( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah's Key is a touching, gripping and beautifully told drama featuring Kristin Scott Thomas in a Cesar-nominated performance. Paris, 1942. The Starzynski family - Wladyslaw, Rywka, ten-year-old Sarah and little Michel - occupy an apartment in the Jewish quarter. One day, their morning routine is broken by a sharp pounding on the door and by a group of French policemen announcing their intention to take the family away. Upon seeing the policemen, the resourceful Sarah locks Michel in a hidden cupboard, making him promise that he will not try to escape ... Paris, present day. Julia Jarmond (Kristin Scott Thomas) is an American journalist living in the French capital with her husband, Bertrand (Frederic Pierrot), and their teenage daughter. While Bertrand excitedly prepares the renovation of the Parisian apartment his grandparents own, Julia is busily researching a story she is writing on the notorious Vel d'Hiv round ups of 1942. After learning that Bertrand's family acquired the apartment during the war, Julia's inquisitive nature forces her to uncover the truth
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

38 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton, but they have to overcome her brother's overprotectiveness
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist strives to make the perfect man in a laboratory but instead creates a bitter monster who seeks revenge on his creator and his family
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan( Visual )

70 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother with little more than talent and the determination to make a difference teaches violin to students in a tough inner-city neighborhood
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When second-graders Bryce and Juli first meet, Juli knows it's love. Bryce isn't so sure. Beginning that day, and for the next six years, young Bryce does everything he can to keep his outspoken wannabe girlfriend at arm's length, which isn't easy since they go to the same school and live across the street from each other. Extras included
Empire Falls by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful portrait of blue-collar America that gives tribute to the inherent decency and good humor that sustains working-class people in everyday life
Songcatcher by Maggie Greenwald( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people
Practical magic by Tang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love
Avalon by Mamoru Oshii( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and French and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon, down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Evelyn by Paul Pender( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, Desmond Doyle takes on the Irish family law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children. Despite a strong work ethic, Desmond has a hard time holding on to steady work. Desmond's wife walks out on the relationship and his sporadic employment eventually attracts the attention of the law. A court order sends his two sons and young daughter to separate Catholic orphanages until Desmond can prove he's capable of properly supporting them. However, Desmond discovers merely getting work is not enough to bring his children back to him
Desperately seeking Susan by Leora Barish( Visual )

37 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored New Jersey housewife who fantasizes about the ads in the personal section of the newspaper want ads shows up at a rendezvous between two lovers. She gets bumped on the head, which leads to a case of amnesia and opens the door to intrigue and love
Looking for Richard by Al Pacino( Visual )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's gripping drama of power, lust and betrayal becomes accessible to a broader audience. The camera follows the cast and crew throughout rehearsals, eavesdropping on the behind-the-scenes process that goes into creating characters and mounting a production
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Elementary( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Sherlock Holmes investigates crimes in modern-day New York City as a consultant to the NYPD and is assisted by Dr. Joan Watson, a former surgeon, who is hired by Holmes' wealthy father to help keep the eccentric detective sober
A shine of rainbows( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A truly inspiring story of one ordinary family's extraordinary journey. An orphaned boy named Tomas is adopted by Maire O'Donnell to live on a whimsical Irish isle filled with new friends, secret caves and a lost baby pup seal stranded on the coast. But when Maire's reluctant husband Alec refuses to accept Tomas as his own son, the boy drifts down a fateful path of adventure and self-discovery, illuminating how rainbows can shine around, and within, us all
 
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Alternative Names
Aidan Quinn acteur américain

Aidan Quinn actor estadounidense

Aidan Quinn ameerika näitleja

Aidan Quinn Amerikaans acteur

Aidan Quinn amerikansk skådespelare

Aidan Quinn amerikansk skodespelar

Aidan Quinn amerikansk skuespiller

Aidan Quinn amerikāņu aktieris

Aidan Quinn amerykański aktor

Aidan Quinn attore statunitense

Aidan Quinn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Aidan Quinn yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Έινταν Κουίν

Айдан Куинн американский актёр

Ейдан Куин

Куинн, Айдан

איידן קווין

ايدان كوين

ايدان كوين ممثل أمريكي

آیدان کوئین بازیگر آمریکایی

ეიდენ ქვინი

에이단 퀸

エイダン・クイン

艾丹·奎因

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The MissionMary Shelley's FrankensteinEmpire FallsSongcatcherAvalonDesperately seeking SusanLooking for RichardThe handmaid's tale