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McKellar, Don 1963-

Works: 155 works in 425 publications in 7 languages and 9,883 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Comedy films  Fiction  Television adaptations  Erotic films  Biography  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Director, Performer, Scenarist, Author, Film editor, Recipient, Other, Commentator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Don McKellar
The red violin by Franois Girard( Visual )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
The grand seduction by Brendan Gleeson( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and Polish and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small fishing village must procure a local doctor to secure a lucrative business contract. When unlikely candidate and big city doctor Paul Lewis lands in their lap for a trial residence, the townsfolk rally together to charm him into staying. As the doctor's time in the village winds to a close, acting mayor Murray French has no choice but to pull out all the stops and begin The Grand Seduction
Existenz by David Cronenberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation. A virtual reality film
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by Franois Girard( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The drowsy chaperone original Broadway cast recording by Lisa Lambert( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clean by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Wang is a woman whose past is riddled with drugs and regrets. As a result, her husband, Lee, is found dead in a desolate motel room in Hamilton, Ontario, and landed Emily with a six-month jail sentence. The only thing that she desires for the future is a loving relationship with her son Jay, who is being cared for by Lee's parents, Albrecht and Rosemary. While Rosemary blames Emily for Lee's death, Albrecht recognizes the importance of the bond between a mother and her son, and tells Emily that the only way she can have a relationship with Jay is to become clean. Emily battles for a place in a world reluctant to forget the woman she was and unwilling to accept her as the woman she longs to be
Slings & arrows( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based in a fictional Canadian town where legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the Artistic Directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the Festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming General Manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet; the play that drove him mad
Slings & arrows( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business, while leading lady Ellen Fanshaw endures a life-altering tax audit. Adding to the mayhem is the return of the madcap guest director Darren Nichols, who stages a post-post-modern Romeo and Juliet after the original director breaks her neck. Could it be the curse of Macbeth?
Slings & arrows( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey, the emotionally fragile artistic director to a very dysfunctional Canadian theatre troupe puts on King Lear (casting a storied and ailing actor as Lear), while eager young performers throw themselves into a musical about a junkie prostitute
Last night by Don McKellar( Visual )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang
Dance me outside by Bruce McDonald( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and German and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This quirky look at contemporary Indian life is set on the Kidiabinessee Reservation in Northern Ontario. The reservation is rocked by the rape and brutal murder of one of the residents and four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test. The struggle to become men and women becomes entangled with a fight for justice as they find their friendships and romances maturing into something unexpected
Exotica by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five different people become linked to each other's destinies, with a strip club called Exotica as the focal point
Slings & arrows the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the emotional battles the members of the group inflict on each other behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons
Waydowntown( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories of four office co-workers who agree to remain in the enclosed maze of office and apartment buildings and not go outside, until lunch on the 24th day
Thirty-two short films about Glenn Gould by Franois Girard( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrity-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an inpressionistic depiction of his life
Highway 61( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naive, small-town barber gets in way over his head when he finds a frozen human body, and meets a screwball "refugee from a heavy-metal road crew," who falsely identifies the body as her brother, and begs him to drive her and the coffin to New Orleans
When night is falling by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a teacher at a conservative religious college named Camille whose life is turned upside down when, through a chance encounter, she meets a beautiful circus performer named Petra. Walking an emotional high-wire between the familiar past and the forbidden future, Camille must choose between the love she cannot forget and the desire she cannot resist
Childstar( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor Burns is the world's most famous child actor, thanks to his work on a popular sitcom. Life is perfect in a sitcom world, but in the real world, his parents are divorcing, and his 13th birthday approaches along with pimples and voice changes
The event( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Shapiro is dead, one more victim of AIDS. The DA believes his death may be the result of assisted suicide, which is against the law, so she questions Matt's friends and family, without considering the emotional impact her investigation might have
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Don McKellar Canadees filmregisseur

Don McKellar Canadian actor, screenwriter and film director

Don McKellar Kanadischer Schauspieler, Drechbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Mac Kellar Don 1963-....

MacKellar Don 1963-....

Mc Kellar Don 1963-....

McKellar, Don 1963-

Дон МакКеллар

دن مک‌کلر فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان کانادایی

マッケラー, ドン

BlindnessSlings & arrowsSlings & arrowsSlings & arrowsLast nightWhen night is falling