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Polley, Sarah

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Most widely held works by Sarah Polley
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mientras su renovada nación estaba sufriendo ataques desde dentro y fuera, John Adams tuvo la visión de una nación con libertad y justicia para todos. Guió a sus contemporáneos -el general George Washington, Benjamin Franklin y Thomas Jefferson- con respecto al establecimiento de valores y el plan para lograr un país libre. Adams y su esposa Abigail pulieron estos ambiciosos ideales democráticos y su relación se convirtió en una de las más conmovedoras historias de amor en Estados Unidos"--Envase
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

66 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's "forgetfulness" actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since the nursing home has a "no-visitors" policy for the first 30 days of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Road to Avonlea the movie by Sarah Polley( Visual )

93 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Sara becomes a young lady she must prepare for the day that she will leave the security of her home
Stories we tell by Sarah Polley( Visual )

41 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "genre-twisting film by director Sarah Polley, who investigates the elusive truths of her eclectic family of storytellers as she playfully interrogates a cast of characters who each relate their version of the family mythology. Polley reveals the essence of family as she uncovers the secrets buried deep within-- "--Container
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley( Visual )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De dertigers Margot en Lou hebben een fijne vertrouwde relatie, maar hun seksleven stelt niet veel voor. Als er een nieuwe zeer aantrekkelijke buurman verschijnt, voelt Margot zich erg tot hem aangetrokken
Ramona A Story of Passion and Protest by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

55 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramona gets sick in school and has to stay home for a few days
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young scientists become superstars by splicing different animal DNA to create fantastical new creatures. Ignoring legal and ethical boundaries, the scientists, who are romantically involved, introduce human DNA into their experiment and risk the dawn of a terrifying new era
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following a tragic schoolbus accident, opportunistic lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens sets to work on a class action lawsuit. But beneath the town's placid surface, he discovers a tangled skein of deceit and forbidden desire that mirrors his own troubled life. Everyone, it seems, has secrets to keep."--Container
Beowulf & Grendel by Gerard Butler( Visual )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bloody tale of warrior Beowulf's battle with Grendel, a murderous troll, to save King Hrothgar's kingdom, which was destroyed by the troll and his men
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

64 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
Mr. Nobody by Jaco van Dormael( Visual )

30 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life story of Nemo Nobody, a 118 year-old man who is the last mortal on Earth after the human race has achieved quasi-immortality. On his deathbed, Nemo shares his life story with a reporter and reviews the choices he made along the way. Yet even with his last breath, a pivotal decision awaits to conclude his destiny
Existenz by David Cronenberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

77 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is dying from cancer, so she decides to live her life with a passion and zest she has never known before
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son tailed by an insurance agent from his abandoned film. Another woman with more than a sincere interest in Howard also appears in town
The weight of water by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century-old double murder haunts Jean, a photographer, who travels to the scene of the crime to investigate. The sole survivor of the murders was a woman whose unhappy marriage mirrors Jean's. Past and present collide and it suddenly becomes clear to Jean who the real killer is
Frances Ha by Frances( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greta Gerwig is radiant as a woman in her late twenties in contemporary New York, trying to sort out her ambitions, her finances, and, above all, her tight but changing bond with her best friend, Sophie (Mickey Sumner). Meticulously directed by Noah Baumbach (Kicking and Screaming) with a free-and-easy vibe reminiscent of the French New Wave's most spirited films, and written by Baumbach and Gerwig with an effortless combination of sweetness and wit, Frances Ha gets at both the frustrations and the joys of being young and unsure of where to go next. This wry and sparkling city romance is a testament to the ongoing vitality of independent American cinema
Go by Doug Liman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told from three different views, the story of a group of young Californians who, by becoming involved in drug dealing, embark on a wild, late night ride that won't end until the sun comes up
Tales from Avonlea( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this soul-stirring collection, Sara Stanley comes of age in an all-new environment filled with family, friends, and foes. Amazing events follow as Sara gets acquainted with her emotionally guarded guardian, Aunt Hetty, and feuds and frolics with her prank-playing cousins, Felix and Felicity."--Container
Road to Avonlea, episode 1 the journey begins( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Stanley, the privileged daughter of a wealthy Montreal merchant, is suddenly sent to live with her deseased mother's relatives in the town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. At first Sara finds country life difficult, but soon grows close to her new family
Road to Avonlea, episode 8 Malcolm and the Baby( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm marries Abigail and gets an instant family when an orphaned infant is found in a basket by Felicity and Sara. However, the baby's appearance renews an old feud between Rachel Lynde and Aunt Hetty, who both claim responsibility for the child
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The sweet hereafter
Alternative Names
Polley, Sarah 1979-

Sarah Polley attrice e regista canadese

Sarah Polley Canadees acteur

Sarah Polley Canadees actrice

Sarah Polley Canadian actress, film director and screenwriter

Sarah Polley kanadische Schauspielerin, Regisseurin und Drehbuchautorin

Sarah Polley kanadyjska aktorka, reżyserka i scenarzystka filmowa

Полли, Сара

Сара Поллі

Սառա Պոլլի

שרה פולי

سارا پلی فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، خواننده، و کارگردان کانادایی

سارة بيلي

세라 폴리

폴리, 사라 1979-



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