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Section Eight Ltd

Overview
Works: 38 works in 157 publications in 4 languages and 24,979 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  History  Fiction  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Animated films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Section Eight Ltd
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 3,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three years after ripping off casino owner Terry Benedict in Las Vegas, Danny Ocean and his gang have settled down. Until the revenge-seeking Benedict contacts them all one-by-one with this: pay back what you stole from me, with interest, or else. They have two weeks to come up with $190 million dollars. In addition to the swiftly approaching deadline, they have to dodge tenacious Europol agent Isabel Lehiri and out-maneuver another thief known only as "The Night Fox." It all culminates in Ocean's 12 taking on the biggest heist ever...and also the biggest con!
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This middle-class family looks perfect from the outside, but behind closed doors she is having an affair with their African-American gardener, and he is struggling to deal with his homosexuality
Rumor has it by Ted Griffin ( Visual )
10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mark Whitacre graba secretamente el material de una junta corporativa en la que se fijan los precios de los aditivos de alimentos de forma ilegal. Junta tras junta, Mark graba sin parar. Está seguro que las cintas lo convertirán en un héroe nacional. ¿pero, qué le salió mal?"--Envase
The good German by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory
A scanner darkly by Richard Linklater ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his operation. Filmed using an animation technique called interpolated rotoscope, with animation over filmed sequences
Confessions of a dangerous mind by George Clooney ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What would happen if a wildly successful TV producer was also a top-secret CIA assassin? While a maverick creator of America's favorite game shows gains notoriety for his smash television hits, he is also drawn into a shadowy world of danger as a covert government operative. But soon the producers life begins to spiral out of control - both sides of him
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime never sleeps and neither does the veteran LAPD homicide detective invited to Nightmute, Alaska to head a murder investigation there. He finds the investigation disrupted by an ever-shining midnight sun that wreaks sleep-depriving havoc on his body clock. As his consciousness becomes more unstable, he is nagged by a sense of personal guilt over a second crime that might just be real
Welcome to Collinwood by Joe Russo ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Toto fails as lookout, Cosimo is caught attempting to steal a car. In the big house, Cosimo's cellmate tells him about a fabulous Bellini, so now he needs a Mullinski. Cosimo asks his girlfriend Rosalind for help, and she looks for assistance from Toto, who calls on Basil, who draws in Leon, who seeks counsel from Riley, who selects the perfect Mullinski--Pero, who promptly reneges and then calls upon the burglary talents of once great safecracker Jerzy. The job itself is foolproof, so how do these bungling small-timers pull off the greatest heist of their careers without killing each other?
Criminal ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two con artists try to swindle a currency collector by selling him a counterfeit copy of an extremely rare currency bill
Pu-239 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While working at a nuclear power plant, Timofey is exposed to a deadly dose of radiation while trying to avert a plant disaster. Instead of rewarding Timofey for his efforts, the plant treats him as a scapegoat, offering no compensation to him or his family. Desperate to provide security for his wife and son, Timofey steals a small amount of PU-239 - weapons-grade- plutonium - and heads to Moscow to sell it on the black market. Timofey struggles to make the sale, his efforts resulting in deadly consequences
Wind chill ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two college students share a ride home for the holidays. When they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they're preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there
4 film favorites Ocean's collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ocean's twelve (125 min.): Set three years after Ocean's 11, this sequel shows us Danny Ocean gathering up his complete gang of con artists and thieves from the first film in New York City before they all jet off to Amsterdam, Rome, and Paris to pull off three seperate heists. All the while, the boys must deal with increasing pressure from a very mad Terry Benedict, a dedicated Europol agent, and a mysterious French rival simply called Dinner Jacket
Ocean's 3-film collection eleven, twelve, thirteen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ocean's eleven: Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
The jacket by John Maybury ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Gulf War veteran has returned home with amnesia only to be convicted of a murder he didn't commit. While in an institution for the criminally insane he is put on a heavy course of experimental drugs and restrained in a jacket-like device and locked away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. The process mysteriously transports him to the future where he hopes to make changes that can alter the course of history
 
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English (130)
Chinese (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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