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Balaban, Bob

Overview
Works: 219 works in 693 publications in 7 languages and 41,775 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  War films  Coming-of-age films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Etcher, Conceptor, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bob Balaban
 
Most widely held works by Bob Balaban
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The Monuments Men by George Clooney( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quand Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes), concierge du prestigieux Grand Budapest Hotel à la période de l'entre-deux-guerres, se retrouve mêlé à un étrange conflit d'héritage familial, c'est avec l'aide de son garçon d'étage qu'il se lance à l'aventure pour lever le voile sur ce mystère... (Jaquette)
Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way." -- Back of container
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4ème de jaquette indique : Les années 30. Un week-end de chasse dans un superbe château anglais. Tandis que les invités prennent le thé, une armée de domestiques s'active. Mais dans la nuit, le maître de maison est assassiné, victime d'un double meurtre
No reservations by Scott Hicks( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perfectionist chef addicted to her work struggles to adjust when her sister passes away, leaving her with a little girl to raise, and a new sous chef threatens to take over her kitchen with his high-spirited and free-wheeling ways
The Mexican by J. H Wyman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerry has to do one last errand for the mob before they let him find employment elsewhere-- he has to go to Mexico and recover a rare and very valuable pistol "The Mexican", which is said to be cursed. While his girlfriend, Samantha, objects to Jerry taking the assignment, he isn't in much of a position to argue. Once in Mexico, Jerry finds the pistol easily enough, but making his way back to the States proves to be an unexpected challenge. Meanwhile, his mob connection hires Leroy, a hitman, to kidnap Samantha and hold her hostage until Jerry comes back
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Publisher description
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Edwardian London, on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, Cape Cod, and Nova Scotia, two men's lives intersect - Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication. Marconi races against incredible odds and relentless skepticism to perfect his invention. Meanwhile, Crippen, 'the kindest of men', nearly commits the perfect crime
For your consideration( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
A monster in Paris by Bibo Bergeron( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris 1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Rare Bird cabaret, and an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save the monster (who turns out to be oversized but harmless as a flea) from the city's ruthlessly ambitious police chief
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Gallagher reads in the paper that he is the subject of a criminal investigation. Suddenly, everything he has ever worked for is in jeopardy. He confronts the author, Megan Carter, a relentless investigative reporter. Together they learn that the story was purposely leaked to Carter as part of a plot by the chief investigator. Gallagher's life hangs in the balance as he and Carter try to uncover the truth
Recount( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election
 
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Bob Balaban acteur et cinéaste américain

Bob Balaban Amerikaans acteur

Bob Balaban amerykański aktor

Bob Balaban attore e regista statunitense

Bob Balaban director de cine estadounidense

Bob Balaban US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Filmproduzent

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Балабан, Боб

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باب بالابان تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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No reservationsThe MexicanA mighty windThunderstruckFor your considerationRecount