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Monterey Media Inc

Works: 228 works in 372 publications in 1 language and 29,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Short films  Short stories, American  Historical films  History  Self-instruction  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Monterey Media Inc
10 questions for the Dalai Lama( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do the poor often seem happier than the rich? Must a society lose its traditions in order to move into the future? How do you reconcile a commitment to non-violence when faced with violence? These are some of the questions posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray. Ray examines some of the fundamental questions of our time by weaving together observations from his own journeys throughout India and the Middle East, and the wisdom of an extraordinary spiritual leader. Contains rare historical footage as well as footage supplied by individuals who at great personal risk, filmed with hidden cameras in Tibet
Pearl diver( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two sisters, haunted by the twenty-year-old murder of their mother, and what happens when a farming accident rips away the layers of secrecy and buried trauma surrounding that night. They learn that sometimes the secrets from the past can bring hope for the future
Endgame( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for P.W. Botha, Dr. Neil Barnard opens talks with imprisoned Nelson Mandela. But lesser known are the secret talks that take place in a rural English manor house. Both sides may win or lose all, including their own lives. Botha learns of the British talks and, with the inevitable demise of apartheid, he intends to control the endgame by using the tactics of divide and rule. Against all the odds, a precious arena of frail trust between the two warring parties is achieved
The blue butterfly( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them to the jungle to search for it
William Faulkner's Barn burning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
When I find the ocean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents
Local color( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
Lovely, still( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonely in life and love, Robert Malone (Martin Landau, 9, Ed Wood) braves precarious wintry snow on the walk from his job at the grocery store to his home only to discover a stranger (Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream, ) in his house. What begins as an awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a new chance for romance and the elderly couple's love affair takes us on a heartfelt and wonderful journey that reveals an unexpected twist
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the producers Of The Constant Gardener And The Last King Of Scotland, Half Of A Yellow Sun Is based on the best selling novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and weaves together the lives of four people swept up in the turbulence of war. When civil war breaks out in Nigeria in the late 1960s, political lines are drawn and families are forced to scatter. Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Olanna (Thandie Newton) find themselves in the middle of an escalating conflict that drives them from their university-town home and threatens Olanna's relationship with her sister, Kainene (Anika Noni Rose). As the war escalates, and the situation in the newly established Biafra becomes increasingly hopeless, Odenigbo, Olanna and their family struggle in the face of hardships of every kind - yet still find a way to survive
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
O. Henry's The gift of the Magi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents in this adaptation of O. Henry's best known and timeless story, The gift of the Magi
Edgar Allan Poe's The tell-tale heart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's eerie tale of murder and revenge, as a young man is gradually driven mad by his obsession with the repulsive diseased eye of the old man he cares for. After murdering the old man, and burying the body beneath the floor of his room, he thinks he hears the heartbeat of his victim. When police come to investigate, he offers a confession, convinced that they can also hear the heartbeat
Gooby( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eleven-year-old Willy moves into the family's new house, his childhood toy, Gooby, comes to life as a big, scruffy, six-foot-tall creature who helps Willy through rough times with hair-raising and hilarious adventures. In the end, Gooby fulfills Willy's wish by bringing Willy and his dad together in a heartwarming and exciting climax
Willa Cather's Paul's case( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take
Hola amigos. a gentle introduction to the Spanish language by Daniel Restuccio( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids learn the basics of Spanish with Paco and his friends from Veracruz. Songs and fun-filled trips help kids to recognize numbers, letters, colors, and everyday words
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Richard Wright's Almos' a man( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th Century Italy, this is the tale of a young scholar named Giovanni who falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl. Beatrice 's strange and unearthly beauty masks a terrifying curse which Giovanni tragically discovers. Her father, the mysterious Dr. Rappaccini, has made her the subject of a diabolical experiment. In Giovanni's attempt to free Beatrice from the control of her father and to escape the effect she has on him, he unwittingly destroys her
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William Faulkner's Barn burningF. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hairHola amigos. a gentle introduction to the Spanish languageNathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter