WorldCat Identities

Caro, Niki 1967-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 179 publications in 8 languages and 7,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Sports films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Feminist films  Melodrama  Historical films  Picture books 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Film editor, fmd, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Niki Caro
 
Most widely held works by Niki Caro
Whale Rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara Māori people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S., Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit
McFarland, USA( Visual )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the 1987 true story, the movie follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California's farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well
A heavenly vintage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young winemaker rises to prominence through the unlikely guidance of a mysterious angel. His talents make him the object of desire of a beautiful baroness who tempts him to stray from his loving wife and children
The vintner's luck by Elizabeth Knox( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1808, France - young Sobran's luck is irreversibly changed when he encounters Xas, an angel whom he strikes up an unlikely but enduring friendship. Driven by what he thinks is divine inspiration, Sobran's wines start to win favour and he strikes up a partnership with the proudly independent Baroness Aurora de Valday. As life goes on, Xas guides Sobran to create a wine that will be a culmination of all of life's pleasures and pain."--Container slick
Whale rider The secret of Roan Inish : the island of the seals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whale rider: A small Maori village faces a crisis when the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi dies at birth and is survived only by his twin sister, Pai. Although disregarded by her grandfather and shunned by the village people, twelve-year-old Pai remains certain of her calling and trains herself in the ways and customs of her people
Whale rider by Witi Ihimaera( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The whale rider was Kahutia Te Rangi. Ancestor of the people of Te Tai Rawhiti, he travelled from Hawaiki, the place of the Ancients, to the east coast of New Zealand. Then there was Kahu. The first great-grandchild of the whanau, she was loved by all her relatives except the one whose love she needed most - her great-grandfather. Moving effortlessly between mythology and realism, pathos and comedy, The Whale Rider will delight readers of all ages
La ragazza delle balene( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paikea, il primo antenato del popolo Maori, raggiunse le coste della Nuova Zelanda sul dorso di una balena. Oggi la giovane Pai è decisa a rinnovare l'antica leggenda e resuscitare lo spirito guerriero della sua gente. E saranno proprio le balene ad aiutarla a realizzare il suo sogno
Memory & desire( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Japanese couple on a package tour get married in New Zealand away from the disapproval of his mother. Keiji drowns tragically and Sayo returns to Tokyo to her mother in law's home. Sayo returns to New Zealand to the desolate beach where her husband drowned in order to find the peace she needs
Paï by Niki Caro( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A douze ans, Paï est la petite fille du chef Koro. Celui-ci doit trouver le garçon qui sera digne de devenir son successeur. Paï se sent dotée des qualités particulières pour devenir chef Maori mais son grand-père, parce qu'elle est une fille, refuse de l'initier. Elle devra alors apprendre en cachette les rituels traditionnels afin de lui montrer qu'elle est à la hauteur du légendaire "Whale Rider", le cavalier des mers
L'affaire Josey Aimes by Niki Caro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pour Josey Aimes, mère de famille divorcée, travailler à la mine est la seule solution pour élever ses enfants. Mais dans cet univers masculin des mines, tout ce qu'elle récolte n'est que mépris, plaisanteries salaces, regards vicieux, insultes et mains baladeuses... Mais la pression monte et Josey Aimes décide qu'elle ne doit pas se laisser faire
Memoria y deseo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sayo y Keiji, dos jóvenes pertenecientes a clases sociales distintas se enamoran y, ante la oposición familiar, emprenden un viaje a Nueva Zelanda con la intención de casarse clandestinamente. Sin embargo, durante el viaje, ocurrirá algo que alterará su relación. (FILMAFFINITY)
Le Vent du Nord by Jean-Julien Bourgault( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit
La leyenda de las ballenas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whangara people believe their ancestor Paikea was saved from drowning by riding home on the back of a whale. The tribal group has since granted leadership positions to the first-born males, believing them to be descendants of Paikea. But then a young mother dies in childbirth along with her newborn male son. His twin sister survives and the little girl, Pai, is brought up by her grandparents. Learning the skills of chiefdom from her uncle, Pai shows that she possesses a natural leadership ability
The whale rider by Witi Ihimaera( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygger på romanen: The whale rider / Witi Ihimaera
La légende des baleines( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small Maori village faces a crisis when the heir to the leadership of the Ngati Konohi dies at birth and is survived only by his twin sister, Pai. Although disregarded by her grandfather and shunned by the village people, twelve-year-old Pai remains certain of her calling and trains herself in the ways and customs of her people. With remarkable grace, Pai finds the strength to challenge her family and embraces a thousand years of tradition in order to fulfill her destiny
McFarland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents one complete cycle of the operation of the US Army Corps of Engineers' dredge, McFarland, in Fort George Inlet, Tampa, Fla., harbor. Cycle includes the dredging operation, with turbidity and overflow at the waterline; raising of the drag arms with close-ups of the drag cable machinery, storing and underside of the drag heads; disposal at the dump site with the plume. Also shows the bridge and fan room, close-ups of intruments and gauges, and aerials of the dredge with drag arms up and down
Sehnsucht & Erinnerung( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of McFarland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory & desire soundtrack from the film by Peter Scholes( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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North Country
Alternative Names
Niki Caro neuseeländische Regisseurin

Niki Caro regista e sceneggiatrice neozelandese

Niki Caro scenarioschrijfster uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Каро, Ники

نیکی کارو فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان نیوزلندی

நிக்கி கரோ

ნიკი კარო

ニキ・カーロ

妮基·卡罗

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Whale rider The secret of Roan Inish : the island of the seals