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Blethyn, Brenda 1946-

Overview
Works: 282 works in 826 publications in 6 languages and 24,845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television plays  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  History  Personal narratives  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Brenda Blethyn
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen ( Visual )
50 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Atonement by Joe Wright ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,569 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 )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 1,951 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 )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of the story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived in hiding with her family during the Nazi occupation
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 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 )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,295 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 )
82 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young black woman searches for her birth parents and finds that her mother is white
Saving Grace by Nigel Cole ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 912 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 Alex Rose ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 759 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 Jim Cartwright ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 754 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
Lovely & amazing ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 620 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
Blizzard ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 590 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
Music from another room ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 518 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 )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 491 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 )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a solitary, obsessed, cantankerous investigator-- who happens to be pure genius at her job
RKO 281 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his "War of the Worlds" radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film. After a dinner party at Hearst Castle, during which he has a verbal altercation with Hearst, Welles decides to do a movie about Hearst. It takes him some time to convince co-writer Herman Mankiewicz and the studio, but Welles eventually gets the script and the green light, keeping the subject very hush-hush with the press. When a rough cut is screened, Hearst gets wind of the movie's theme and begins a campaign to see that it is not only never publicly screened, but destroyed
The first part of Henry the Sixt [sic] by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 381 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
Vera ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a solitary, obsessed, cantankerous investigator-- who happens to be pure genius at her job
Mary and Martha ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two very different women, an upscale American named Mary and a middle-class Englishwoman named Martha, form an unlikely bond following the losses of their only children from malaria contracted in Africa. Battling their lingering grief and the strains on their marriages, the two work together to raise awareness of malaria while recovering their sense of purpose. A story of how ordinary people can make a difference in influencing social policy and affecting positive change
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
 
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Alternative Names
Blethyn, Brenda
Bottle, Brenda
Bottle, Brenda Anne, 1946-
Languages
English (307)
Spanish (20)
German (19)
French (9)
Chinese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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