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Larson, Nathan 1970-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 471 publications in 9 languages and 16,243 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Horror films  Dark comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Editor, Musician, Performer, Singer, Instrumentalist, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nathan Larson
Margin call by J. C Chandor( Visual )

37 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who cares about the suffering--existential, financial, or other--of those who blindly mismanaged our monies into this ever-expanding, nay, verily bottomless pit of debt? No one, but this film may help viewers understand A) the birth of current financial woes, and B) what it might have been like, in those first few hours within the confines of an early investment trading firm casualty. Fueled by a mass layoff, a thumb drive, and a rocket-scientist-cum-analyst who really understands the numbers, the last night of good times on Wall Street unfolds as rung by rung, up the executive ladder, travels news that is -- apocalyptic. For viewers who still have no idea of how 2008's meltdown happened, this film is one fiction that will make it ever so much more real
A walk in the woods by Rick Kerb( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Redford stars as Bill Bryson in this adaptation of the travel writer's memoirs. After spending ten years in England, Bryson feels adventure calling and decides to return to his American homeland to hike the 2,200 mile-long Appalachian Trail. Despite his wife (Emma Thompson)'s concerned objections, he embarks upon the gruelling journey with the only person that would join him, his old friend, recovering alcoholic and long-time philanderer Katz (Nick Nolte). Although Bill sought out the tranquility of nature, Katz's presence ruins his best intentions and the differing pair find themselves up against the many dangers lurking in their harsh surroundings
The messenger by Oren Moverman( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune tête brûlée de l'armée doit réorienter sa carrière militaire suite à une blessure de guerre. Il intègre une cellule méconnue, chargée d'annoncer aux familles la mort des victimes tombées au combat. Formé par un vieux routier de cette discipline, il va découvrir que la mission est en réalité bien plus difficile que tout ce qu'il a connu au front
Dirty pretty things by Stephen Frears( Visual )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Okwe, a kind-hearted Nigerian doctor, and Senay, a Turkish chambermaid, work at the same West London hotel. The hotel is run by Senor Sneaky and is the sort of place where dirty business like drug dealing and prostitution takes place. However, when Okwe finds a human heart in one of the toilets, he uncovers something far more sinister than just a common crime"--Internet movie database summary by Sujit R. Varma, August 4, 2003
The skeleton twins( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos mellizos que ya no tienen relación, Maggie y Milo, están con la soga al cuello cuando una inesperada reunión los obliga a plantearse por qué sus vidas son un desastre. Cuando se vuelven a ver se dan cuenta de que la clave para arreglar su vida puede ser arreglar su relación
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just released from the base stockade, recruit Roland Bozz joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. His independence and outright defiance draw fire from his own men as well as commanding officers. But when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground, Bozz's leadership and loyalty bring his men together, triggering extraordinary consequences
Like dandelion dust by Barry Pepper( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and German and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wendy and Rip Porter are a working-class couple fighting to regain custody of Joey, the young son Wendy gave up for adoption when Rip went to prison seven years earlier. But Joey's adoptive parents will stop at nothing to ensure that the small boy stays in the only home he's ever known
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
A love song for Bobby Long by Shainee Gabel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in German and English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon hearing of her mother's death, jaded teenage loner Purslane Hominy Will returns to New Orleans for the first time in years, ready to reclaim her childhood home. Expecting to find her late mother's house abandoned, Pursy is shocked to discover that it is inhabited by two of her mother's friends: Bobby Long, a former literature professor, and his young protégé, Lawson Pines"--Container
Silent house by Gustavo Hernández( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Sarah ... finds herself sealed inside her family's secluded lake house with no contact to the outside world, panic soon turns to terror as events become increasingly ominous"--Container
God's pocket( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Mickey Scarpato's stepson Leon, is killed in a construction "accident", Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news along with the body. But even in the gritty, blue-collar neighborhood of God's Pocket, PA, no secret can stay hidden forever. When a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, Mickey quickly finds himself stuck in a life-and-death struggle compounded by a body he can't bury, a wife he can't please, and a debt he can't pay
Tiger eyes by Willa Holland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Davey is a 17 year-old girl abruptly relocated by her grieving mother to the strange "atom bomb" town of Los Alamos, New Mexico. With the sudden and violent death of her father, the displaced Davey no longer knows who to be or how to fit in. Everything that once mattered suddenly seems insignificant. But when she meets Wolf, a mysterious young Native-American, while exploring the surrounding canyons, she feels he is able to see past her pain and into her true self
Little fish by Cate Blanchett( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, former heroin addict Tracy Heart is trying to escape her past. After four years of treading water and trying to rebuild her relationship with her mother, Janelle, she has set herself the dream of owning her own business
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teena Brandon alters her appearance to appear as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. She moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under her new identity. All goes well until her new friends discover her secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
Traitors( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Arabic and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To keep her parents from being evicted and fund her Clash-inspired punk band, Malika takes a job smuggling drugs over the mountains. Her partner in the run is a world-weary veteran drug mule, who unexpectedly wins Malika's sympathy
Prozac nation( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The autobiographical story of journalist Elizabeth Wurtzel and her struggles with depression
The Dewey Decimal system : a novel by Nathan Larson( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City has collapsed, and a veteran, nicknamed "Dewey Decimal" because he works in the New York Public Library, agrees to become a henchman for a New York D.A., but soon comes to regret his participation in the violence and mayhem involved in his work
Wiener-dog by Todd Solondz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vier Episoden über die Conditio humana, die mit sardonischem Witz von Entfremdung, Kommunikationsunfähigkeit, Ressentiments, Krankheit, Lebenslügen, Gier und Versagensangst in den USA erzählen. Dabei ist jede Episode einer bestimmten Lebensphase zugeordnet: Kindheit, junges Erwachsensein, späte Berufstätigkeit, Rentenalter. Die mit abgründigem Humor und scheinbarer ideologischer Indifferenz inszenierten "Erzählungen" beziehen sich auf Robert Bressons Klassiker "Zum Beispiel Balthasar" (1965), überbieten aber noch dessen desillusionierten Blick auf den Menschen." [filmdienst.de]
Storytelling by Teresa Toscano( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that makes light of the dark side of human behavior. Discover the truth about sex, lies and race relations in suburban America. Includes a mixture of an emotionally needy college student, a slacker named Scooby and a very dysfunctional family man
The nervous system : a novel by Nathan Larson( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decimal busies himself retrieving and hiding files of sensitive information from the office of his former boss, DA Daniel Rosenblatt, who's been dead for six weeks. I should know. I shot the man myself, as Decimal admits. U.S. Sen. Clarence Howard, apparently unaware Rosenblatt is dead, threatens Decimal into trying to locate Rosenblatt. Seeking leverage, Decimal finds it in a photo of Howard with a Korean prostitute. Decimal's frantic attempt to learn the girl's fate leads him into hostile Korean and Chinese enclaves as well as battles with troops and police in Howard's employ
 
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Nathan Larson Amerikaans componist

Nathan Larson amerikansk komponist

Nathan Larson amerikansk kompositör

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Nathan Larson US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist und Musiker

Натан Ларсон

נתן לרסון מוזיקאי אמריקאי

ناتان لارسون آهنگساز آمریکایی

ناثان لارسون

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