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McKellar, Don 1963-

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Most widely held works by Don McKellar
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )

99 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,077 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 )

39 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
The grand seduction by Brendan Gleeson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 835 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 )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 616 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
Slings & arrows( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 602 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
The drowsy chaperone : original Broadway cast recording by Lisa Lambert( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slings & arrows( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 434 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
Clean by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 424 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 )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 384 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?
Dance me outside by Bruce McDonald( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and German and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Kidabanessee Reservation in northern Ontario is shocked by a brutal murder of one of the residents, 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
Last night by Don McKellar( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 329 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. Part of the 'Collection 2000' series, a group of films commissioned by French TV station La Sept ARTE on the subject of the millineum
Exotica by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

45 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a sexy strip club called Exotica, three strangers -- an obsessive man, an erotic table dancer and the club's mysterious D.J. -- share much more than is apparent at first glance! As their secret passions grow, they become more deeply entangled in an inescapable web of jealousy, deceit and revenge!"--Container
Zoom( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aspiring comic book artist (Pill) works through her daily issues with a cartoon world of her creation starring Latin dreamboat Edward (Bernal), upon whom she unleashes her frustration in absurd and hilarious ways
Waydowntown( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four office workers, who live and work downtown where all the buildings are connected by a maze of glass bridges, bet one month's salary to see who can stay indoors the longest
When night is falling by Rezvani( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camille, a classical mythology professor at a Christian college, must choose between her fiance, Martin, a fellow theologian, and her new love, Petra, a flamboyant and daring circus performer
Thirty-two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 163 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 by Bruce McDonald( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 141 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
Childstar( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and some sexual content
The event( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 116 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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Alternative Names
Don McKellar acteur, scénariste et metteur en scène

Don McKellar Canadees filmregisseur

Don McKellar Canadian actor, screenwriter and film director

Don McKellar Kanadischer Schauspieler, Drechbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Mac Kellar Don 1963-....

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McKellar, Don 1963-

Дон МакКеллар

دان مک‌کلر

دن مک‌کلر فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان کانادایی

맥켈러, 돈


マッケラー, ドン