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Rylance, Mark

Works: 215 works in 757 publications in 7 languages and 20,213 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Science fiction films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, wpr, Other, Speaker, Contributor, Composer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

74 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
Dunkirk by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

60 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold
Ready player one by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

35 editions published in 2018 in English and German and held by 2,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse, but the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday. When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger
The BFG by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

40 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The BFG, while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part
The other Boleyn girl by Natalie Portman( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Cromwell is a brutal blacksmith's son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster and deftly picks his way through a court where 'man is wolf to man.' King Henry VIII is obsessed with protecting the Tudor dynasty by securing his succession with a male heir to the throne. Told from Cromwell's perspective, "Wolf Hall" follows the complex machinations and back room dealings of this pragmatic and accomplished power broker who must serve king and country while dealing with deadly political intrigue, Henry VIII's tempestuous relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the religious upheavals of the Protestant reformation
The gunman by Pierre Morel( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A satisfactory time-passer."--Seattle Times
Angels and insects by Philip Haas( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having barely survived an expedition to the Amazon, Victorian naturalist William Adamson returns home, where he is forced to accept the charity of an affluent, upper-class family. Falling deeply in love with his benefactor's captivating daughter, he sees his fondest wish come true when she agrees to become his wife. Unwittingly attracting the affections of a bright household servant, William tries to continue his scientific studies. But all of William's logic and learning can't prepare him for the discovery he is about to make about his new relations--a discovery that will peel back the facade of wealth and privilege to reveal a breeding ground of erotic decadence and illicit passion beyond any husband's darkest fears
Last Will. & testament( Visual )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Although the official story of a Stratford merchant writing for the London box office has held sway for centuries, questions over the authorship of the plays and poems persists. Derek Jacobi leads an impressive cast featuring Vanessa Redgrave and Mark Rylance on a quest to uncover the truth behind the world's most elusive author, and discovers a forgotten nobleman whose story could rewrite history
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the household of Olivia (Mark Rylance), two campaigns are being quietly waged-one by the lovesick Orsino (Liam Brennan) for the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by an alliance of servants and hangers-on against Olivia's steward, the pompous Malvolio (Stephen Fry). When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola (Johnny Flynn) to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a bittersweet chain of events follows. This all-male production of Twelfth Night, filmed at Shakespeare's Globe using carefully recreated authentic clothing, music, and dance, was deemed "sensational" by the London Telegraph and "a knock out audience success" by the Observer
Intimacy by Patrice Chéreau( Visual )

48 editions published between 2000 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a weekly anonymous tryst between a divorced man and a married woman turns into a searing portrait of loneliness and emotional need. With brilliantly fearless performances from Rylance and Fox, this film reveals what is left bare after the clothes come off. Adapted from Hanif Kureishi₂s controversial novel and short stories, and directed with delicacy and eroticism by Patrice Chřeau
Nice fish : a play by Mark Rylance( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a frozen Minnesota lake, it's the end of the fishing season and two friends are out on the ice, angling for something big, something down there that, had it the wherewithal, could swallow them whole. With the existentialism of a Beckett two-hander but set in the icy and folksy depths of the Midwest, Nice Fish is a unique portrayal of an old friendship in need of revival, a friendship between two men, a friendship between them and their environment, a friendship between them and their loves, lives, and eventual deaths. The play celebrates the many, many ways that our perspective can change in a moment. Nice Fish was originally commissioned by Joe Dowling for the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis in 2013. It was then revised for the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, directed by Claire van Kampen, and played to rave reviews in a sold-out extended run in New York in February 2013 at St. Ann's Warehouse, starring Mark Rylance and Jim Lichtscheidl, and featuring Louis Jenkins. The play transferred to London for a run in the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre beginning in November 2016."--Page 4 of cover
Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life by Stephen Quay( Visual )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hesitant man named Jakob von Gunten arrives at a boarding school for the training of servants, where the curriculum consists of one endlessly repeated lesson: self-negation. The students' only goal to become insignificant
Speaking the speech : an actor's guide to Shakespeare by Giles Block( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why does Shakespeare write in the way he does? And how can actors and directors get the most out of his incomparable plays? In Speaking the Speech, Giles Block - 'Master of the Words' at Shakespeare's Globe - sets out to answer these two simple questions. The result is the most authoritative, most comprehensive book yet written on speaking Shakespeare's words. Throughout the book, the author subjects Shakespeare's language to rigorous examination, illuminating his extraordinary ability to bring his characters to life by a simple turn of phrase, a breath or even a pause. Block shows how we can only fully understand these characters, and the meaning of the plays, by speaking the words out loud. Drawing on characters from across all of Shakespeare's plays - and looking in detail at Macbeth, The Winter's Tale, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice and Much Ado About Nothing - Block covers everything the actor needs to know, including: the essential distinctions between prose, rhymed verse and unrhymed verse, and the different strategies to be used when speaking them; the difference between 'you' and 'thou'; Shakespeare's use of silence; and the vital importance of paying attention to Shakespeare's 'original' punctuation. Speaking the Speech is a book for actors and directors who want to improve their understanding of Shakespeare's language in order to speak it better. It is also a fascinating read for anyone who wants to deepen their appreciation of Shakespeare's language and the way it comes to life when spoken aloud"--Publisher description
The big secret live 'I am Shakespeare' webcam daytime chatroom show! : a comedy of Shakespearean identity crisis by Mark Rylance( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I Am Shakespeare" is Mark Rylance's fascinating, witty and characteristically exuberant dramatic contribution to the Shakespeare authorship debate. Is it possible that the son of an illiterate tradesman, from a small market town in Warwickshire, could have written the greatest dramatic works the world has ever seen? Mark Rylance is one of a number of leading actors who seriously question the idea that William Shakespeare was the man behind the thirty-seven plays that have moved, inspired and amazed generations. First performed at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2007, Rylance's provocative play introduces us to the main candidates and their respective claims whilst asking fundamental questions about what makes a genius, and why it all matters anyway
Prospero's books : an adaptation of The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prospero, once the Duke of Milan, now reigns over a faraway island, living there with his only daughter, Miranda. Twelve years earlier Prospero's brother, in league with the King of Naples, had exiled Prospero and his daughter from their home. One evening, Prospero imagines creating a storm powerful enough to bring his old enemies to his island. He begins to write a play about this tempest, speaking aloud the lines of each of his characters. It is the story of Prospero's past, and his revenge."--Title screens. As adapted by Peter Greenaway, the film envisions a magical realm of exquisite beauty, where the innocence of love and dreams of revenge collide to create a tempest. Greenaway structures the film around the 24 books Prospero took into exile, and while remaining faithful to the text, the treatment and delivery of that text could hardly be more different
Shakespeare's globe by London Globe Theatre Company( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream of actor/director Sam Wanamaker, this film explores the planning and reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre; a day in the life of this theatre: behind-the-scenes preparations and the emphasis on original practices, rehearsals, backstage drama and performance extracts from a production of Romeo and Juliet, together with glimpses into Globe Education workshops and activities, the exhibition and tours
The other Boleyn girl / #326( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Francis Bacon's contribution to Shakespeare : a new attribution method by Barry R Clarke( )

7 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A paradigm shift is advocated, away from a single-author theory of the Shakespeare work towards a many-hands theory. Here, the middle ground is adopted between competing so-called Stratfordian and alternative single-author conspiracy theories. Current methods of authorship attribution are critiqued, and an entirely new Rare Collocation Profiling (RCP) method is introduced which, unlike current stylometric methods, is capable of detecting multiple contributors to a text. Using the Early English Books Online database, rare phrases and collocations in a target text are identified together with the authors who used them. This allows a DNA-type profile to be constructed for the possible contributors to a text that also takes into account direction of influence. The method brings powerful new evidence to bear on crucial questions such as the author of the Groats-worth of Witte (1592) letter, the identifiable hands in 3 Henry VI, the extent of Francis Bacon's contribution to Twelfth Night and The Tempest, and the scheduling of Love's Labour's Lost at the 1594-5 Gray's Inn Christmas revels for which Bacon wrote entertainments. The treatise also provides detailed analyses of the nature of the complaint against Shakspere in the Groats-worth letter, the identity of the players who performed The Comedy of Errors at Gray's Inn in 1594, and the reasons why Shakespere could not have had access to Virginia colony information that appears in The Tempest. With a Foreword by Sir Mark Rylance, this meticulously researched and penetrating study is a thought-provoking read for the inquisitive student in Shakespeare Studies"--
De GVR by Roald Dahl( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midden in de nacht wordt Sofie meegenomen door een grote vriendelijke reus. In reuzenland binden ze samen de strijd aan tegen de mensenetende reuzen. Vanaf ca. 8 jaar
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The other Boleyn girl
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Mark Rylance acteur américain

Mark Rylance amerikansk skådespelare

Mark Rylance amerikansk skodespelar

Mark Rylance amerikansk skuespiller

Mark Rylance anglický herec, režisér a dramatik

Mark Rylance attore e drammaturgo britannico

Mark Rylance Brits acteur

Mark Rylance brittisk skådespelare

Mark Rylance englisch-US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Mark Rylance English actor, theatre director and playwrighter

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Rylance, Mark, 1960-

Rylance Waters, David Mark 1960-

Waters David Mark Rylance

Waters, David Mark Rylance 1960-

Waters Rylance, David Mark 1960-

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Марк Райлэнс английский актёр театра, телевидения и кино, театральный режиссёр и драматург

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