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Saxon, Edward

Overview
Works: 83 works in 317 publications in 7 languages and 16,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  History  Crime films  Horror films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Illustrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Saxon
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

67 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

48 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries
Adaptation by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, "New Yorker" journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Away we go by Sam Mendes( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience
Our family wedding by Rick Famuyiwa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When college students Marcus and Lucia make a surprise engagement announcement, their feuding fathers threaten to turn a dream wedding into a battle royal
Elsa & Fred( Visual )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two people who, at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love. After losing his wife, Fred feels disturbed, confused and alone, so his daughter helps move him into a small apartment where he meets Elsa. From that moment on, everything changes. Elsa bursts into Fred's life like a whirlwind, determined to teach him that the time he has left to live, be it more or less, is precious and that he should enjoy it as he pleases
That thing you do! by Tom Hanks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appliance salesman Guy Patterson fills in for an injured drummer when the band The Wonders competes in a talent show. After Guy injects a Merseybeat rhythm into lead singer Jimmy's ballad, the song's undeniable pop power flings the group into a brief whirlwind of success
The truth about Charlie by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina returns home to find her husband, Charlie, murdered and three violent strangers claiming Charlie cheated them out of millions. When she accepts help from a mysterious stranger, she is plunged into a world where a double-cross turns into a triple-cross and trust turns into the deadliest weapon of all
Mandela : son of Africa, father of a nation by Angus Gibson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This candid and provocative portrait of Nelson Mandela takes you to the very heart of the struggle for majority rule in South Africa
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela leaves Manhattan and finds the FBI are interested her. She becomes involved in a game of murder and mayhem across the country
Something wild( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straitlaced businessman meets a quirky, free-spirited woman at a downtown New York greasy spoon. Her offer of a ride back to his office results in a lunchtime motel rendezvous, just the beginning of a capricious interstate road trip that brings the two face-to-face with their hidden selves. Featuring a killer soundtrack and electric performances from Jeff Daniels
Devil in a blue dress by Carl Franklin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black commumnity of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows
Cousin Bobby( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Jonathan Demme, after many years, seeks out his cousin, Reverend Robert Castle, to learn more about his work and life as an Episcopalean priest in Harlem, devoted to parishioners and committed to political activism. This documentary is both a portrait of a complex individual and a look at an evolving relationship between two cousins
Through valley and shadow, a play by Edward Saxon( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandela( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating view of the incredible spirit of one of the world's most fascinating people, this full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela form his early days and tribal education to his election as South Africa's first black president
Hannibal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silence of the lambs: When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to stop it
The Michelle Pfeiffer collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabulous Baker boys: musical brothers Jack and Frank Baker meet sultry songbird Susie Diamond, who makes their tired tunes suddenly new until Jack and Susie's romance threatens to make life more entertaining for all three. Love field: on a cross-country trek, Lurene Hallett meets an African American man with a little girl and ends up evading the police and on the run. Married to the mob: the widow of a mobster must choose between enlisting the FBI to take down the boss and spending her life "married to the mob". Russia house: Pfeiffer teams with Sean Connery in the tale of international intrigue, spies, and politics
Perfect pics by Lonnie Dai Zovi( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il silenzio degli innocenti( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a story of Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster), an FBI trainee who is chosen to interview a jailed serial killer, Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), in order to get information that could lead to the arrest of another serial killer
 
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Edward Saxon Amerikaans filmproducent

Edward Saxon producteur de cinéma américain

Edward Saxon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Edward Saxon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Saxon, Ed

Едуард Саксън

Эдвард Саксон Эдвард Саксон

エドワード・サクソン

愛德華·薩克鬆

艾德華·賽克森

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