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West, Dominic 1970-

Overview
Works: 338 works in 775 publications in 7 languages and 26,133 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Legal drama  Film and video adaptations  Epic films  Historical films  War films  Fiction  Television cop shows 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Dominic West
300 by Zack Snyder ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the Battle of Thermopylae of 480 BC, an alliance of Greek city-states fought the invading Persian army in the mountain pass of Thermopylae. Vastly outnumbered, the Greeks held back the enemy in one of the most famous last stands of history. Persian King Xerxes lead an Army of well over 100,000 men to Greece and was confronted by 300 Spartans, 700 Thespians and other Slave soldiers. Xerxes waited many days for King Leonidas to surrender or withdraw. When the Greeks did not leave, Xerxes was left with no option and he moved forward. The battle lasted for about 3 days and after which all 300 Spartans were killed. The Spartan defeat would not have happened if not for a local shepherd, named Ephialtes, who defected to the Persians and informed Xerxes of a separate path through Thermopylae, which the Persians could use to outflank the Greeks
Mona Lisa smile by Mike Newell ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Katherine Ann Watson has accepted a position teaching art history at the prestigious Wellesley College. Watson is a very modern woman, particularly for the 1950s. She has a passion not only for art but for her students. Most of the students seem to be biding their time, waiting to find the right man to marry. The students are all very bright and Watson feels they are not reaching their potential. Although a strong bond is formed between teacher and student, Watson's views are incompatible with the dominant culture of the college
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the village of Monte Athena in Italy at the turn of the 19th century, necklines are high, parents are rigid, and marriage is seldom a matter of love. Thus, Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander, while her father wants only Demetrius for his son-in-law. Poor Helena burns hot for Demetrius, who avoids her like the plague. Meanwhile, fairy king Oberon is engaged in a battle of wits with his queen, Titania, and has commanded a trick of Puck, which naturally goes horribly wrong. They are all in the enchanted wood on a midsummer's eve, coming out in the end charged with a gift from the fairies--an enchanted eroticism--that sweeps them away to bed chambers and weddings. The film celebrates love's ability to alter reality while quietly acknowledging that any attempt to portray the feeling of love ultimately falls short
Chicago by John Kander ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Night club sensation Velma Kelly and up and coming Roxie Hart vie for the same man and the same spotlight
John Carter by Taylor Kitsch ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war-weary former military captain is inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands
The forgotten ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nine-year-old Sam Paretta is dead, killed in a plane crash. Even though it's been fourteen months since the accident, his mother, Telly, still grieves over the loss. But suddenly, her husband swears they never had a child and her psychiatrist insists she's delusional. Worst of all, there is absolutely no evidence to prove Sam ever existed. Haunted by the memories of her son, Telly's search for the truth propels her into a dark mind-shattering conspiracy of unearthly terror"--Container
The wire ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The wire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the fall of the Barksdale empire, and the ascent of a new young drug king in Baltimore, McNulty, Bunk and the rest of the detail continue to "follow the money" up the political ladder amidst a hotly contested mayoral campaign. Prez witnesses first-hand the role of inner-city education in the formation of youth as four students, Michael, Namond, Randy and Dukie, face dangerous decisions and adolescent angst in a city rife with the temptations of crime and easy money. This season continues to blur the lines between good and evil and incite the fires of urban unrest
The wire ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug investigation in Baltimore, against the backdrop of the mayor's reelection campaign. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The wire ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horrific discovery is about to blow the whole port of Baltimore harbor inside out
Johnny English reborn ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In his latest mission, Johnny English must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. With just one shot at redemption, he will use (or misuse) the latest high-tech gadgets and every trick in his playbook to protect us all"--Container
Hannibal rising ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After young Hannibal is forced to watch his little sister, Mischa, being devoured by starving soldiers in his Lithuania homeland. Hannibal vows to avenge his sister's death by slaying those who committed not only war crimes against the Lecters, but also against other families during WW II. Hannibal's revenge plan includes his cannibalism to justify his insatiable appetite for human flesh. Hannibal excels in his medical school classes dissecting cadavers. Complications arise when Hannibal interacts with his sexy Aunt, Lady Murasaki. Murasaki educates him in the art of beheading and Hannibal learns that his sword fetish is a manifestation of physical lust
The wire ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn
The hour ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"London, 1956. At Lime Grove Studios, the BBC has just launched 'The Hour,' a topical news program. At the heart of the show are three contrasting journalists: enigmatic producer Bel Rowley, a spirited woman in a man's world; her best friend, Freddie Lyon, a brilliant and passionate reporter; and charming, well-connected front man Hector Madden. As Freddie moves to cover a significant but controversial story, the trio becomes entangled in an intense interplay of politics, ambition and romance, all ignited by a mysterious murder and chilling conspiracy." -- Container
Centurion by Neil Marshall ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AD 117: The Roman Empire stretches from Egypt to Spain, and East as far as the Black Sea. But in northern Britain, the relentless onslaught of conquest has ground to a halt in face of the guerrilla tactics of an elusive enemy: the savage and terrifying Picts led by revenge-hungry Pict Warrior Etain. When the Roman legion is ambushed, the seven surviving Romans pledge to rescue their leader and return to Rome to re-group
Rock star by Stephen Herek ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rags to riches story of a wannabe musician who gets his break and becomes a rock star overnight, only to discover that being a superstar isn't everything it's cracked up to be
Punisher by Ray Stevenson ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infamous vigilante, Frank Castle, known as the Punisher, has been on his vengeance driven zeal for the past six years. He brutally assaults a 'beat the rap' party for the notorious mob boss Gaitano Cesare. He hideously disfigures gangster Billy Russoti and murders a mafia lackey who turns out to be an undercover FBI agent. Agent Paul Budiansky is the ex-partner of the undercover agent who joins the NYPD's 'Punisher Task Force' to help bring Castle to justice. Russoti recovers from his run-in with the Punisher with revenge on his mind, recruiting an army of psychotic killers, gangbangers, and mobsters. Distraught that he has now become the very evil he swore to battle, Castle is content to hang up his guns and quit the justice business for good. Plans quickly change once he learns that the surviving wife and child of the agent is kidnapped. Forced back into the war, the Punisher now has to face the formidable army in order to save the lives of an innocent family his actions put on firing line
The awakening by Nick Murphy ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They say, the boy was scared to death. When the death of a child at a boarding school is blamed on a ghost, hoax exposer Florence Cathcart is certain that science and reason can explain it. But the truth she discovers is more terrifying than she could ever imagine, and soon the ghost hunter becomes the hunted
The hour ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rejoining The Hour a year on in 1957, the team are still striving to broadcast the stories they believe in, grappling with the disturbing threat of the Cold War and a country in the grip of unsettling, rapid change. Bel is still single and determined not to get involved with another married man, but finds herself taking on her adversary Bill Kendall, an ITV producer whose magnetic charm she can't help but find irresistible. Hector has risen to the status of a national celebrity and, drawn into the seductive glamour of Soho nightclub, El Paradis, falls under the spell of the beautiful and seductive KiKi. No longer happy at The Hour under Randall's new regime, he is tempted by offers from ITV, but when a night at the club goes badly wrong, scandal threatens and Hector must try and stop a news story that could destroy his marriage and his career. Investigative reporter Freddie makes an unexpected return to uncover and tackle police corruption within the world of Soho crime and vice."--Container
From time to time by L. M Boston ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is 1944 and thirteen year-old Tolly Oldknow is sent to spend Christmas with his grandmother, whilst his mother searches for news of his father in wartime London. In the old house, he becomes a witness to events during the Napoleonic wars and finds himself slowly drawn into participating in the drama. Invisible to most people in the past, he begins to unravel the mystery which has bewildered his family for two centuries. The solution to the puzzle leads him into his greatest adventure yet
 
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