Portman, Natalie 1981-
Most widely held works about Natalie Portman
Most widely held works by Natalie Portman
Star wars. Episode III, Revenge of the Sith ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2,015 libraries worldwide
Torn between loyalty to his mentor, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the seductive powers of the Sith, Anakin Skywalker ultimately turns his back on the Jedi. This begins his complete journey to the dark side and his transformation into Darth Vader.
Cold Mountain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,915 libraries worldwide
Inman, a young Confederate soldier, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters.
Star wars. Episode II, Attack of the clones ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,914 libraries worldwide
Ten years after the events of Phantom menace, Senator Padme Amidala survives an assassination attempt. The Jedi Council send Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker to protect her. After tracking the assassin, Obi-Wan is sent to Kamino to continue investigating while Anakin is sent with Amidala to Naboo, where they begin to fall in love. Obi-Wan's investigation leads to a connection between the assassination attempt and a separatist movement, which could bring the Republic to the brink of civil war.
Star wars. Episode I, The phantom menace ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,884 libraries worldwide
As imminent conflict brews between the powerful Trade Federation and the peaceful planet of Naboo, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan Kenobi travel to Naboo to warn the Queen of the galactic fallout which is to follow. Eventually, Naboo is invaded forcing the Jedis to evacuate the planet with the Queen and her court. They travel to the desert planet of Tatooine where they meet a slave boy called Anakin Skywalker who is evidently one with the Force. They enlist his help in fighting the war, while the Jedis confront one of the Dark Jedis behind the invasion, Darth Maul, while his master Darth Sidious continues to lead the invasion as a "phantom" behind the scenes.
Black swan ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,671 libraries worldwide
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
Mr. Magorium owns the most amazing store in the world, where all the toys literally come to life. When the boss decides to retire, the shop throws a tantrum, and all its wonders begin to cease. Now Mr. Magorium's reluctant manager, skeptical accountant, and most loyal customer must work together to save the emporium by finding a little magic within themselves.
The other Boleyn girl ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding.
Closer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
Dan, an aspiring novelist, cannot help but feel immensely attracted to Alice, a young American waitress and stripper who is in London after escaping from a failed relationship. After some time Dan meets Anna, a photographer who also attracts him. From there, things go downhill for Alice and Dan. Eventually Dan, Alice, Anna and Alice's fiancé, Larry, take part in a twisted dance of deceit, guilt and anger.
Garden State ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love.
Brothers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,314 libraries worldwide
Captain Sam Cahill is embarking on his fourth tour of duty, leaving behind his beloved wife and two daughters. When Sam's Blackhawk helicopter is shot down in the mountains of Afghanistan, the worst is presumed, leaving an enormous void in the family. Despite a dark history, Sam's charismatic younger brother steps in to fill the family void.
V for vendetta ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,080 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.
Where the heart is ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,027 libraries worldwide
The story of a down-on-her-luck Southern teen who, after gaining 15 minutes of fame for giving birth to "The Wal-Mart Baby," begins to put her life together with the help of the kind, quirky strangers who become her surrogate family. -- container.
No strings attached ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Emma and Adam are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. To protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly 'no strings attached.' That means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, and no baby voices. They can do whatever they want, whenever they want, wherever they want, as long as they don't fall in love. The question becomes: who's going to fall first? And can their friendship survive?
The Darjeeling Limited ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Having not spoken to each other in a year, three American brothers set off on a train voyage across India with a plan to find themselves and bond with each other. The brothers wanted to regain their friendship of each other. Their "spiritual quest," however, veers rapidly off-course -- thanks in part to over-the-counter pain killers, Indian cough syrup, and pepper spray. Eventually the three find themselves stranded alone in the middle of the desert with eleven suitcases, a printer, and a laminating machine. From this point forward, an unplanned journey begins.
V for Vendetta ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Set against the futuristic landscape of totalitarian Britain, 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.
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories.
Goya's ghosts ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 756 libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army. Captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th century Spain. When Goya's beautiful muse is accused of being a heretic, the renowned painter must convince his old friend Lorenzo, a power-hungry monk and leader of the Spanish Inquisition, to spare her life.
New York, I love you ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love.
My blueberry nights ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Jeremy, a big-hearted owner of a small New York diner, tries to soothe Elizabeth's jilted heart with his blueberry pie. But only after going on a year-long cross-country odyssey does she realize love was right at her doorstep all along.
Thor ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
When the arrogant warrior Thor is banished to Earth from his homeworld of Asgard, he must fight to reclaim his lost powers. Pursued by an invasion force sent to destroy him, the fallen God of Thunder must rise to the battle and learn what it takes to become a true hero.
Accountants American Civil War (1861-1865) Anne Boleyn,--Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England,--1507-1536 Ballerinas Ballet companies Ballet dancers Ballets Boleyn, Mary,--1508-1543 Brothers Comedy films Deception Drama Eccentrics and eccentricities England Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Friendship Good and evil Great Britain Henry--VIII,--King of England,--1491-1547 Historical films History Kenobi, Obi-Wan (Fictitious character) Kings and rulers--Paramours Love Man-woman relationships Married women Mothers and daughters New York (State)--New York Psychoses Retail trade--Employees Romance films Science fiction films Science fiction films Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) Star Wars films Star Wars films Thrillers (Motion pictures) Totalitarianism Toy stores Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Vader, Darth (Fictitious character) Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women--Conduct of life
Hershlag, Natalie 1981-
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