WorldCat Identities

Caro, Niki 1967-

Overview
Works: 82 works in 415 publications in 8 languages and 10,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Legal films  Melodrama  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, fmd, Scenarist, Author, Restager , Performer, Film editor, Other
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 )

147 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,243 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 possess a natural leadership ability
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

51 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequences involving sexual harrassment including violence and dialogue, and for language
The zookeeper's wife by Diane Ackerman( Visual )

39 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Żabińska and her husband, Dr. Jan Żabiński, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance
McFarland, USA( Visual )

21 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,945 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 )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 162 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 )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 37 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 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret of Roan Inish: A magical tale of a girl whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life
Your Will Shall Decide Your Destiny( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a miscommunication brings a girl to Green Gables instead of a boy, Marilla and Matthew are faced with a life-changing decision
L'affaire Josey Aimes North country by Niki Caro( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorcée, mère de deux jeunes enfants, Josey Aimes a regagné sa bourgade natale du Minnesota à la recherche d'un emploi. Un seul débouché s'offre à elle : la mine. Malheureusement, la mine est un fief masculin, où les rares femmes s'exposent à la méfiance, voire à l'hostilité, d'un certain nombre de mineurs qui jugent qu'elles n'y ont pas leur place. Décidée à ne pas se laisser faire, elle se met bientôt tout le monde à dos, y compris les autres femmes de la mine. Avec l'aide d'un avocat ambitieux, Josey décide alors de traîner son employeur en justice
Paï Whale rider by Niki Caro( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les habitants de ce village maori se réclament tous du même ancêtre: Paikea, le légendaire 'Whale Rider' qui y débarqua mille ans plus tôt, juché sur le dos d'une baleine. À chaque nouvelle génération, un descendant mâle du Chef reçoit ce titre qui fait de lui le leader et le gardien spirituel de sa petite communauté. À douze ans, Paï, petite-fille du Chef Koro est une adolescente douée, sensible et volontaire. Depuis la mort de son frère, elle est aussi la seule à pouvoir assurer ce rôle 'viril', si prestigieux. Mais Koro, gardien d'une tradition millénaire, refuse de voir en Paï son héritière: aucune fille n'a jamais été, et ne sera jamais, 'Whale Rider' ... Tandis que Koro recrute dans le village des garçons pour les initier aux coutumes ancestrales et sélectionner le plus digne pour en faire un leader, Paï entame un long et courageux combat pour se faire reconnaître et donner enfin à la légende du 'Whale Rider' sa première héroïne
La ragazza delle balene( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 18 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 )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 18 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
La femme du gardien de zoo( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan et Antonina Zabinski dirigent le zoo de Varsovie quand éclate la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Les animaux sont tués sous les bombardements, envoyés à Berlin ou servent de gibier aux officiers allemands. Jan et Antonina se mettent alors à élever des porcs - officiellement pour les troupes allemandes, officieusement pour nourrir les habitants du Ghetto. Surtout ils profitent de réseau de souterrains reliant les cages pour y cacher des juifs et les faire quitter le pays
Paï : l'élue d'un peuple nouveau 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... [4e de couv.]
Die Frau des Zoodirektors( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Frau wird im Zweiten Weltkrieg zur Heldin, als sie Hunderten das Leben rettet: 1939 leiten Antonina Żabińska (Jessica Chastain) und ihr Mann Dr. Jan Żabiński (Johan Heldenbergh) den Warschauer Zoo, der unter ihrer Führung wächst und gedeiht. Als die Wehrmacht Polen überfällt, reagieren Antonina und Jan geschockt auf den Einmarsch. Er betrifft sie auch persönlich: Sie müssen nun an den Chefzoologen Lutz Heck (Daniel Brühl) berichten, der von den Nationalsozialisten ernannt wurde. Bald aber entscheiden die beiden, gegen das neue Regime vorzugehen, das Polen kontrolliert - sie beschließen, den Nazis mit eigenen Mitteln etwas entgegenzusetzen. Antonia und Jan treten dem Widerstand bei. Sie wollen Menschen aus dem Warschauer Ghetto retten, doch mit diesem Plan bringt Antonina sich und ihre Kinder in große Gefahr
Le Vent du Nord by Jean-Julien Bourgault( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 12 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 légende des baleines( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 11 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
La leyenda de las ballenas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 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
Whale rider( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bei guo xing sao rao = North country by Ka luo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qiu si ai mi si yao de zhi shi yi fen neng gou yang jia huo kou de gong zuo dan ta de dao de que shi wei xie . wu ru . tiao dou . sao rao . bian yi . gong ji he man ma . ta leng ku wu qing de nan xing shang si dui ta shuo: xiang ge nan zi han ban de cheng shou ba!, dan ta bu yuan yi jie shou zhe zhong bu he li de dui dai, ting shen er chu fan kang zhe zhong bu gong ping de xing bie qi shi dai yu
 
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North Country
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Whale rider ; The secret of Roan Inish : the island of the seals
Alternative Names
Niki Caro neuseeländische Regisseurin

Niki Caro regista e sceneggiatrice neozelandese

Niki Caro scenarioschrijfster uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Каро, Ники

ניקי קארו במאי, מפיק ותסריטאי ניו-זילנדי

نیکی کارو فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان نیوزلندی

நிக்கி கரோ

ნიკი კარო

ニキ・カーロ

妮基·卡罗

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