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Polley, Sarah

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

13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While his new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers, General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history"--Container
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

81 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,169 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 this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy 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
Dawn of the dead by George A Romero( Visual )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh eating zombies, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last stand battle to stay alive, and human
Stories we tell by Sarah Polley( Visual )

47 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,325 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
Road to Avonlea : the movie by Sarah Polley( Visual )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her father is accused of embezzlement, wealthy Sara Stanley is sent to live with relatives on Prince Edward Island. While there she must cope with her infamous aunts Hetty and Olivia and with the mischievous antics of her jealous cousins. Soon Sara must make a heartwrenching decision whether to stay in Avonlea or return to her father
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley( Visual )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,162 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
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

54 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan
Splice by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

37 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,055 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
Beowulf & Grendel by Gerard Butler( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 916 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 sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 840 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 )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 697 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 )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and German and held by 532 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
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

61 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 519 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
The weight of water by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 485 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
Ramona by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramona gets sick in school and has to stay home for a few days
Road to Avonlea( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Sara Stanley who is forced to live with her deceased mother's relatives in the town of Avonlea, Prince Edward Island. Sara's antics and misadventures lead her through tales of romance and fancy, and tragedy and comedy
Frances Ha by Noah Baumbach( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 447 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
Go by Kenneth Johnson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 439 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
 
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The sweet hereafter
Alternative Names
Polley, Sarah 1979-

Sarah Polley actrice

Sarah Polley attrice e regista canadese

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 بولي

سارة بيلي

ساره بولى

세라 폴리

폴리, 사라 1979-

サラ・ポーリー

莎拉·波莉

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Dawn of the deadThe Adventures of Baron MunchausenThe sweet hereafterDon't come knockingGo