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Koteas, Elias 1961-

Overview
Works: 192 works in 595 publications in 6 languages and 25,657 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elias Koteas
The curious case of Benjamin Button by David Fincher ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Daisy Fuller Williams is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital the day that Hurricane Katrina hits. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read to her aloud from the diary of Daisy's lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary recounts his entire extraordinary life. The unusual aspect of his life is that he is ages backwards, being born an old man. He is diagnosed with several aged diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival. He does survive and gets younger with time. Abandoned by Thomas Button, his biological father, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth. Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver at a seniors home. Daisy's grandmother was a resident, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, reconnecting in their forties when in age they finally match up. Some of the revelations in Benjamin's diary are difficult for Caroline to read
The thin red line by Terrence Malick ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. This is the story of Charlie Company's landing and battle experience there in 1942. The story concentrates on how the battle affects, and is effected by, Commanding officer Lt. Col. Gordon Tall, Captain James Staros, Sgt. Edward Welsh, and two privates, Witt and Bell. Charlie Company is attacking a seemingly impregnable position, and them men just face the terror and chaos of war
Zodiac by David Fincher ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A serial killer in the San Francisco Bay Area taunts police with his letters and cryptic messages. The four men most affected by the killer are San Francisco PD Homicide detectives David Toschi and William Armstrong, and the San Francisco Chronicle reporters Paul Avery and Robert Graysmith. Displays the psychological and emotional effects of the killings, as well as the endless procedural details of the investigation (handwriting experts, the "2500" suspects), the letters sent to the San Francisco Chronicle by Zodiac and the work of a 20+ year investigation that wears down and whittles away at any kind of normal life for Toshi and Graysmith. Both men are obsessed with Zodiac and both pay for this obsession with the hard years and loves lost and never regained
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Steve Barron ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After wading in a puddle of radioactive waste, these radical reptiles are transformed into New York City's greatest crime-fighting quartet
Shooter ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Lee Swagger is a master marksman who has retreated from his duty as an off-the-books hired gun for the military. He has become disillusioned with his government, but finds that the government needs Swagger to scope out the location of a rumored attempt on the life of the president. A shadowy government operative begs Swagger to use his sniper's skills to out-fox the assassin. Ultimately he is double-crosses and framed for the attempted assassination. Now he must go on the run to find who set him up to take the fall
The greatest game ever played by Mark Frost ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the 1913 U.S. Open golf championship - at which two equally sympathetic young men, both of whom grew up economically and socially disadvantaged, go club to club in one of the most exciting and dramatic athletic events of the 20th century
Collateral damage ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia
Two lovers by James Gray ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Leonard moves back into the home he grew up in to mend a broken heart, he meets two women in quick succession. Michelle is a mysterious and beautiful neighbor. Sandra is the lovely and caring daughter of a businessman who is buying out his family's dry-cleaning business. Leonard is forced to make an impossible decision, between desire and the comfort of love, or risk falling back into the same darkness that nearly killed him
Let me in ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abby, an eerily self-possessed young girl, emerges from her heavily curtained apartment only at night and always barefoot, seemingly immune to the bitter winter elements. Owen, an alienated 12-year-old boy, recognizes a fellow outcast and opens up to her, forming a unique bond. But as a string of grisly murders occupy his town, Owen has to confront the reality that this seemingly innocent girl might be hiding an unthinkable secret
Dream house ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Atenton quit a high-profile job in Manhattan to relocate his wife, Libby, and their two daughters to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was once the murder scene of a mother and her children. When Will investigates, he's not sure if he's seeing ghosts or if the tragic events are somehow related to his past. The only clues come from his mysterious neighbor
The fourth kind ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the 1960s, Nome, Alaska, has seen a disproportionate number of its population being reported missing every year. Despite multiple FBI investigations of the region, the truth has never been discovered. Psychologist Dr. Abigail Tyler begins videotaping sessions with traumatized patients and unwittingly discovered some of the most disturbing evidence of alien abduction ever documented
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III turtles in time ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a magic scepter accidentally transports April back through time to 17th century Japan, the Turtles take off in hot pursuit. Now they must battle the evil Lord Norinaga to reclaim the scepter that will return them to New York
The haunting in Connecticut ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut. They soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history. The house was once a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred. The owner's clairvoyant son, Jonah, served as a demonic messenger. He provided a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the dead, returns to unleash horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family
The killer inside me by Michael Winterbottom ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A small town sheriff up to his neck in murders: his own. When he is asked to railroad a talkative prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her for good. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more and more people as his problems and complications spiral out of control. Even worse, he's starting to enjoy committing the crimes a lot more than he ever enjoyed dishing out the punishment."--Container
Ararat by Atom Egoyan ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward, a veteran filmmaker of Armenian descent, is in Toronto shooting a film about the Siege of Van, which lead to the genocide of over a million Armenian people at the hands of Turkish troops. Raffi has been sent to Turkey to shoot background footage for the film. Raffi's mother Ani, an author and historian, is also involved in the project as a consultant. As Raffi attempts to re-enter Canada with cans of exposed film, he's detained by David, a suspicious customs official who has his own tenuous link to the film
Fallen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective John Hobbes is searching for a criminal he's already met, already caught and already killed
Novocaine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prosperous dentist has his well-ordered existence thrown into turmoil when an alluring new patient draws him into the seedy underworld of sex, drugs and murder
Defendor by Peter Stebbings ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arthur is just an ordinary guy by day, who turns into Defendor, a self-made superhero, by night. His quest is to track down his archenemy, Captain Industry, the person he believes is responsible for killing his mother. But before he can do this, he must convince a court-appointed psychiatrist that he is sane enough to be on the streets, and befriending a teenaged prostitute doesn't help
Crash by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film producer and sexual adventurer James Ballard's life is transformed by a car crash. It introduces him to Dr. Helen Remington, as her husband is propelled through the windshield and into James' car, dead. No sooner are Helen and James both out of the hospital than they show up together at a late-night show staged by Vaughan, whose near-fatal accident left him obsessed with the erotic possibilities of crashes. Vaughan savors crash data and presides over a cult of like-minded fetishists, soon joined by James--comatose with lust and fascination--as he single-mindedly pursues this new erotic linking of cars, sex, and injury
Harrison's flowers by Elie Chouraqui ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is a story of one woman's determination to find her husband Harrison, a photojournalist. He is reported as missing while on a dangerous assignment covering a war in a foreign country
 
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English (221)
French (17)
German (9)
Spanish (6)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
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