WorldCat Identities

Seale, John 1942-

Works: 224 works in 689 publications in 9 languages and 23,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fantasy films  Fiction  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  War films  Disaster films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Director, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Seale
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by J. K Rowling( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, 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
Spanglish by James L Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Flor and her daughter, Christina come to the United States, Flor gets a job as a maid at the home of a successful chef John Clasky, his insecure wife Deborah, their two children, and Deborah's mother. Despite Flor's lack of any English, she does the best she can to assist the Clasky family in more than just house cleaning matters. However, when Flor is forced to live with the family over the summer, she has no choice but to bring Christina along. Deborah, much to Flor's disliking, treats Christina much like her own and at the same time she hurts the feelings of her own daughter, Bernice. When John's dreams begin to unravel, he begins to feel like his whole world is coming down around him. Told through Christina's college letter to Princeton University, Christina learns that things come and go in life, but family is the most important thing a person can have
Prince of Persia the sands of time by Mike Newell( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a race against time when a rogue prince reluctantly teams up with a rival princess to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world. Includes a featurette
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Indonesian and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
Witness by Peter Weir( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly after the death of her husband, Amish woman Rachel Lapp takes her son Samuel on a trip to Philadelphia. While in the train station washroom, Samuel sees two men savagely murder a third. Philadelphia detective John Book discovers that people within the police force were involved, and is assigned to escort Rachel and Samuel back home, protecting the boy until the trial. Book blends in with the Amish community, but the corrupt cops Book has exposed are determined to keep their secret, and they come looking for Samuel--to silence him for good
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever
Dreamcatcher evil slips through by William Goldman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends with an unusual power become stranded in a blizzard and are confronted by a deadly alien force. As they try to stop this unparalleled horror, the fate of the world is in their hands. This title has been Repackaged
Ghosts of Mississippi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trial of civil rights leader Medgar Evers' murderer as seen through the eyes of the assistant D.A
Children of a lesser god by Marlee Matlin( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
Gorillas in the mist the story of Dian Fossey by Dian Fossey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of young anthropologist Dian Fossey who travels to the African mountains to study rare mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei)
City of angels by Bradley Silberling( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incuriosito dagli umani e attratto, anche fisicamente, da una dottoressa bellina, un angelo rinuncia al suo statuto e all'immortalità. (Morandini)
Rain man by Barry Levinson( Visual )

39 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-involved young man is shocked to discover that his millionaire father left most of his estate to an unknown beneficiary. The man tracks down said beneficiary, who turns out to be his brother and an autistic savant
The Perfect storm by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Andrea Gail is a sword fishing boat out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Billy Tyne is her captain, down-on-his-luck from a recent losing streak, looking to bring back one big score so he and his crew will have the money to stay ashore during the coming winter. So out they go, and they hit it big, hauling in what the crew estimates is a quarter-million-dollars worth of fish. Unfortunately, they haven't paid attention to the weather forecasts or the radio, and the boat is right in the path of what will become one of the most terrifying and fantastic storms of the century. The always-beating heart of the adventure are the men (and women) who go down to the sea in ships and are oft-times lost at sea, doing battle with the unpredictable, sometimes vicious forces of Nature. Based on a true story, and dedicated to the ten thousand Gloucestermen who have died at sea since 1623
Poseidon by Paul Gallico( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and German and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 2,000 passengers and crew are celebrating New Year's Eve aboard the luxury cruise ship 'Poseidon' on the open sea. Without warning, at midnight, a rogue wave hundreds of feet high, slams into the ship and rolls it upside down. Most of the passengers and crew are killed outright, but several hundred remain alive in the ballroom, where the party was being held. Realizing their only hope of rescue lies at the surface of the water, a handful of survivors, led by Dylan and Robert start to make their way past falling debris, flash fires, and the ever-present threat of flooding. Their destination is the ship's propeller shafts
The American president by Rob Reiner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How does the world's most powerful leader conduct a passionate romance and enjoy a litle privacy? This is the question posed by The american president
At first sight by Wen ke le( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who has been blind since shortly after birth undergoes a surgical procedure that allows him to see again, which both enriches and complicates his life
The doctor( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man who becomes an extraordinary surgeon once he experiences firsthand what it's like being on ordinary patient
Harry Potter en de gevangene van Azkaban by Chris Columbus( Visual )

51 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspect ratio: 4:3
Careful, he might hear you by Sumner Locke Elliott( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, this drama centers on the bitter fight between two sisters over the custody of their 6 year old nephew. Each determined to have the boy, both women resort to deceitful manipulation and cruel lies
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Alternative Names
John Seale australischer Kameramann

John Seale direttore della fotografia australiano

Seale, John Clement.

Τζον Σιλ Αυστραλός κινηματογραφιστής

Сил, Джон

جان سیل

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SpanglishThe English patientWitnessGhosts of MississippiRain manPoseidonThe American president