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Davidtz, Embeth 1966-

Overview
Works: 170 works in 469 publications in 6 languages and 23,227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Motion picture music  Pictorial works  Fiction  Biography  Love stories  Domestic fiction  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Embeth Davidtz
Schindler's list by Thomas Keneally ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cinematic masterpiece and winner of 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director, the film presents the indelible true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womaniser and and war profiteer who saved more than 1100 Jews during the Holocaust. He risked his life and went bankrupt in order to save more than 1,000 Jews from certain death in concentration camps. He employed Jews in his crockery factory manufacturing goods for the German army. At the same time he tries to stay solvent with the help of a Jewish accountant and negotiates business with a vicious Nazi commandant who enjoys shooting Jews as target practice from the balcony of his villa that overlooks the prison camp he commands
Matilda by Danny DeVito ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matilda is a super-smart little girl who's woefully misunderstood by her parents, her brother and an evil school principal, but with the help of a brave best friend and a wonderful teacher, Matilda discovers she doesn't have to get mad to get even
The amazing Spider-Man by Marc Webb ( Visual )
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner
The emperor's club by Emile Hirsch ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does he know she will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake his controlled world. The lessons learned will last a lifetime
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Fanny Price is sent away to live with her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society but manages to enlighten them as well
Fracture ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ted Crawford is a wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous structural engineer who lives in Los Angeles. He shoots his wife and entraps her lover. After the police arrive, he signs a confession. At his arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot D.A. who is getting ready to leave for a civil-law firm. He is told by everyone the case is open and shut. Crawford, however, sees Beachum's weakness - the hairline fracture of his character
Junebug by Phil Morrison ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Junebug is a deceptively simple, deeply resonant story about the inherent loneliness of family, embracing the texture of a world the movies rarely visit. Three years have passed since George has been home, and he is bringing his bride, Chicago art dealer Madeleine. His family--father Eugene, mother Peg, brother Johnny and sister-in-law Ashley--await them with a mixture of excitement, anxiety, and dread. Junebug sounds a paean to yearning, alienation, and endless hope, in the face of the enormous distances that can divide two people, separated by two ways of life
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
Bicentennial man by Isaac Asimov ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the chronicle of the misadventures of a London single woman in her early 30s--a goodhearted, overweight, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached Everywoman Bridget Jones--a woman who loves men and loves sex. A true believer in the possibility of romantic fulfillment, on New Year's Day Bridget resolves to lose 20 pounds, cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, and find the right man, or indeed, any man. Bridget charts her own progress in her diary, from "tragic spinster" to "wanton sex goddess," with an intrepid spirit, and a delightfully rueful sense of humor
Army of darkness ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Back to do battle with the hideous "Deadites", Bruce Campbell reprises his role from the Evil Dead series. Demonic forces time-warp him into England's Dark Ages, where he romances a beauty and faces legions of undead beasts
Paranoia ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fired from his telecom job, Adam Cassidy is forced by company CEO Nicolas Wyatt to infiltrate Wyatt's longtime rival's company to steal trade secrets. Soon, Adam realizes that he's caught between two ruthless players who will stop at nothing to win. But, desperate to win over an Ivy League beauty and help his blue-collar father, Adam risks everything in a dangerous race against time
Thir13en ghosts ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a tragedy strikes, a family discovers that the home they've inherited from an eccentric uncle is inhabited by sinister phantoms. Once the 12 ghosts are unlocked from the basement of the house, there is only the need for one more fresh ghost to fulfil an evil prophesy. Which member of the family will it be?
In treatment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paul is a therapist who exhibits great insight and confidence when treating his patients. But Paul suffers crippling insecurities and is counseled by his own therapist, Gina. Adding to his list of growing concerns, his wife Kate is overcome with feelings of neglect and resents competing for his attention. Paul's patients include a young doctor who is in love with Paul; a Navy pilot who is reevaluating his life after a failed mission in Iraq; a teenage gymnast with suicidal tendencies; and a passionate couple who are troubled in all other areas of their lives
The gingerbread man by Robert Altman ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case father Dixon is threatening her, he puts the weight of his law firm behind Mallory, has Dixon arrested and subpoenas her ex-husband Pete to testify against Dixon in court. Dixon is sent to an asylum but escapes, endangering many lives
Fragments by Rowan Woods ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On an ordinary day, a deranged man goes on a rampage in a diner and randomly shoots the costumers. The survivors of the tragic episode are deeply affected by the shooting, each having a different reaction: the youngest, Anne Hagen, becomes popular at school telling her version of the shooting; her friend Jimmy Jaspersen becomes mute and closes himself to the outer world; waitress Carla Davenport neglects her baby and has several vulgar relationships with men; Dr. Bruce Laraby loses his self-confidence and tries an experimental treatment; and the compulsive gambler Charlie Archenault believes that he is lucky in the game and gambles all his money, but he has a jinx
Europa report ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An international crew of six astronauts, undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon, Europa. As the journey proceeds, unexpected catastrophic developments test the crew far beyond anything they expected
3 backyards ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of three residents of the same suburban town over the course of one seemingly perfect yet curious autumn day
Fallen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective John Hobbes is searching for a criminal he's already met, already caught and already killed
Bruce Campbell vs. Army of darkness ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time-warped back to the England of the Dark Ages, Ash must battle the hideous "Deadites."
 
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Davidtz, Embeth Jean 1966-
Languages
English (230)
Spanish (19)
German (13)
French (13)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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