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Blethyn, Brenda 1946-

Works: 233 works in 1,088 publications in 7 languages and 29,616 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Detective and mystery television programs  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Brenda Blethyn
Most widely held works by Brenda Blethyn
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

93 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
A river runs through it by Robert Redford( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father Rev. Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. However, despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing
Anne Frank by Robert Dornhelm( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life and death of Anne Frank
Vera( Visual )

41 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a solitary, obsessed, cantankerous investigator-- who happens to be pure genius at her job
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

31 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's plays in which tragedy occurs when an old king divides his kingdom between his daughters
Beyond the sea by Kevin Spacey( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of American singer-songwriter Bobby Darin, one of the most popular musicians of the late 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s
Secrets & lies by Mike Leigh( Visual )

154 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her adoptive parents die, a young Black woman seeks out her birth mother only to discover her mother is White
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance
Saving Grace by Nigel Cole( Visual )

57 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent widow joins with the caretaker of her inherited estate on the Cornish coast to use her green thumb for fun and profit. All goes well until the business starts booming
On a clear day by Gaby Dellal( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspirational and triumphant story of a man who defies great odds and takes on a monumental challenge. This heartwarming tale of determination is an uplifting and humorous film
Little voice by Mark Herman( Visual )

36 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painfully shy "Little Voice" can only express herself by singing in the voices of others, but once her mother's sleazy boyfriend (Caine) overhears her incredible voice, he'll do anything to drag the recluse into the spotlight and make her a star
Vera( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a compelling mystery series, inspired by Ann Cleeves' bestselling novel. Patrolling her patch of northeast England, Vera resolutely pursues the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. While her manner is sometimes caustic, her single-mindedness gets results
Blizzard by LeVar Burton( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl, sad when her best friend moves away, rekindles her holiday spirit as her aunt tells her a tale of a young ice skater, an enchanted reindeer and their heartwarming story of friendship
Lovely & amazing( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses"--Container
Music from another room by Jude Law( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a five-year-old boy aids in the birth of a family friend's baby girl, he vows to marry her when she grows up. Twenty-five years later, they find each other and the comedy ensues
London river by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Elizabeth as she travels to London in the immediate aftermath of the bombings on July 7, 2005, after failing to hear from her daughter. Elizabeth is disturbed by the confusion of the metropolis and above all, by the predominantly Muslim neighborhood where her daughter lived. Her fear and prejudice escalate when she discovers her daughter was converting to Islam as she keeps crossing paths with Ousmane, a West African who has come from France to find his missing son
Vera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northumberland Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope and her partner, Detective Sergeant Joe Ashworth, work to unravel four new crimes
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play which recreates Henry's early days as King. Centers on the French wars and the activities of Joan of Arc, while glimpsing the beginning of the civil wars between the Houses of Lancaster and York
Mixed fancies : a memoir by Brenda Blethyn( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of Britain's best-loved actresses, Brenda Blethyn has dazzled in a vast number of roles, from Mrs. Bennett in Pride and Prejudice to Mari Hoff in Little Voice. Mixed Fancies is Brenda's life story. Born in Ramsgate during the 1940s, Brenda Bottle was the youngest of nine children. Her childhood by the sea was set against the backdrop of post-war deprivation but they were a happy family and survived through a mixture of discipline and fun. After working as a secretary for British Rail, Brenda saved up and, without telling her parents, enrolled at Guildford Drama School. And so her life as an actress began. Mixed Fancies is the moving and often hilarious story of her journey from the Plains of Waterloo to the National Theatre and on to television, Hollywood and stardom"--Publisher's description
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Alternative Names
Blethyn, Brenda

Bottle, Brenda

Bottle, Brenda Ann 1946-

Bottle, Brenda Anne 1946-

Brenda Blethyn Actress

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A river runs through itSaving GraceOn a clear dayBlizzardMixed fancies : a memoir