WorldCat Identities

Lynch, John 1961-

Works: 97 works in 423 publications in 8 languages and 15,891 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television series  Children's films  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Television programs)  Television crime shows 
Roles: Actor, Author, Producer, Performer, Director, Photographer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Lynch
The secret garden by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
The secret of Roan Inish by John Sayles( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Irish and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents Hugh and Tess on the West Coast of Ireland, and she can see the distant island of Roan Inish from her bedroom window. She learns the legend of the Selkie, a half woman, half seal who married one of Fiona's ancestors. The Selkie raised her children in a cradle made from the wood of shipwrecks - the same cradle that Fiona's brother sailed away in several years ago. Fiona sets out to uncover the mystery of her brother and the island of Roan Inish
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two innocent young orphans are the potential heirs to a fortune. Their fates are snarled in a monumental legal battle known as Jarndyce and Jarndyce. Another orphan, Esther Summerson, whose mysterious parentage proves to be intertwined with the fate of the Jarndyce wards and the aloof Lady Dedlock. Lady Dedlock faces the revelation of her dark past once Mr. Tulkinghorn catches wind of it. The icily beautiful Esther's background also comes to light after the murder of a strange man. This twines through the legal system to heartbreaking domestic drama to a murder investigation to near-Gothic horror
Lassie by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie when they fall on hard times. On her journey of 500 miles, Lassie faces dangers, natural and human, and finds help in unexpected places as she returns to her home and the boy she loves
Sliding doors by Peter Howitt( Visual )

47 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a morning train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Comedy. All come into focus as the two stories shift back and forth and overlap
In the name of the father by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of one man's 15-year struggle and ultimate triumph over a terrible injustice. Gerry Conlon, a petty thief in 1970s London, who is forced to confess to a savage terrorist bombing that he did not commit. When he and his father are both sentenced to life imprisonment as one of the 'Guildford Four', he finds a fiercely dedicated lawyer, to help prove his innocence, clear his father's name and expose the truth behind one of the most shameful legal events in recent history
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages. Although a sympathetic judge assures Desmond that when his financial situation reverses, he will be able to get his children back; money is hard to come by. During that time, Evelyn and her brothers suffer the abuses of living in orphanages while Desmond struggles to secure finances. Now he must battle the courts to get his children back
The fall by Gillian Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson is a steely detective on the trail of a serial killer stalking the streets of Belfast
Moll Flanders by Pen Densham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is based on the Defoe character, Moll Flanders who is a high-spirited and beautiful, but also destitute young woman living as a social outcast in 18th century England
The fall( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DSI Stella Gibson continues to hunt serial killer Paul Spector in the second series of this smart psychological thriller. As Gibson tries to help Spector's surviving victim remember the identity of her attacker, Spector deals with loose ends that he left behind in Belfast. When he realizes that someone from his past has been helping the police with their enquires, Spector changes his plans with terrifying consequences
The seventh stream( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed fisherman Quinn sees only a grim future until a beautiful and mysterious women he call Mairead arrives and something magical changes his life
Edward II by Derek Jarman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward II embraces the essential dramatic themes of passion, murder, and unrequited love. Steven Waddington (The Last of the Mohicans) plays the monarch as a man whose destiny hangs on his overpowering passion and lack of responsibility to the British throne. He rebuffs his wife, Isabella (Tilda Swinton), lavishing affection on the handsome Gaveston (Andrew Tiernan) - a choice that ultimately seals his fate
Private Peaceful( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the gritty rural lives and loves of Tommo and Charlie -- two young brothers -- and their poor Devonshire family from 1909 until 1916, when the outbreak of war destroys their country idyll. Both join up (one under age) leaving behind the beautiful Molly who is the love of both their lives. The young men survive gas attacks, shelling, German troops and the appalling deaths of their close friends. But one thing they cannot escape is summary military justice
Cal by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A harrowing, sensitive love story set within the hatred of strife-torn Northern Ireland
Pandaemonium by Julien Temple( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry, love and betrayal bound together. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge at the turn of the 19th century would, together, become literary icons. Their friendship would follow the same turbulent course as their collaborations. These two men experience rivalry, jealousy and addiction in their ultimate quests for artistic freedom
The trials of Jimmy Rose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Rose is a career criminal newly free after twelve years in prison. Greeted with cold disdain from his wife, Jackie, Jimmy decides to stick to the terms of his parole: hold down a job and stay right in the eyes of the law. But when he finds out that his beloved granddaughter, Ellie, ran away and is now a drug addict, Jimmy will risk everything to bring her home
Torn water by John Lynch( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and French and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some mother's son by Terry George( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Surrounded by the conflict in Northern Ireland, Kathleen Quigley has managed to stay clear of it, devoting herself to her three children. Yet in a single moment, the war claims her as one of its living victims. Kathleen is caught in an inescapable political crossfire when her son, actively involved with the IRA, is jailed by the British"--Container
Alien hunter by Ron Krauss( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berkley professor Dr. Julian Rome is a former code-reader for a government project known as Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. His skills are needed to assist Dr. Alexi Gierach in the Antarctic, where strange radio signals are detected. As Julian tries to investigate the hidden messages in the signals of a large unidentified object, he comes into conflict with his fellow scientists Dr. Michael Straub and Dr. Kate Brecher
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Alternative Names
John Lynch acteur britannique

John Lynch acteur irlandais

John Lynch acteur uit Noord-Ierland

John Lynch attore, regista e scrittore nordirlandese

John Lynch britischer Schauspieler

John Lynch Irish actor and novelist

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