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Bob Yari Productions

Overview
Works: 30 works in 88 publications in 2 languages and 10,949 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Yari Productions
The illusionist by Steven Millhauser( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fianc?e rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet
The painted veil by Naomi Watts( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1920s. A young English couple, Walter a middle class doctor and Kitty, an upper-class woman, get married for all the wrong reasons and relocate to Shanghai. Kitty falls in love with someone else. When Walter discovers her infidelity, in an act of vengeance, he accepts a job in a remote village in China that is being ravaged by a deadly epidemic. He takes his wife along and their journey brings meaning to their relationship and gives them purpose in one of the most remote and beautiful places on earth
Crash by Paul Haggis( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This ... thriller tracks the volatile intersection of a multiethnic cast of characters struggling to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another's lives. In the gray area between black and white, victim and aggressor, during the next 36 hours, they will all collide."--Container
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of a boy and his best friends: two remarkable hunting dogs who teach him about life, loyaty and trust against a wild woodland backdrip where adventure waits just around the bend
The hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
A love song for Bobby Long by Shainee Gabel( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 670 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. These broken men, whose lives took a wrong turn years before, have been firmly rooted in the dilapidated house for years, encouraged only by Lawson's faltering ambitions to write a novel about Bobby Long's life. Having no intention of leaving, Pursy, Bobby Long and Lawson are all forced to live together. Yet as time passes, their tenuous, makeshift arrangement unearths a series of buried personal secrets that challenges their bonds, and reveals just how inextricably their lives are intertwined"--Internet movie database summary by Sujit R. Varma, as viewed on July 29, 2005
What doesn't kill you ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Childhood friends Brian and Paulie do whatever it takes to survive in the dog-eat-dog neighborhood they live in. As they grow up they find themselves involved in organized crime and jail becomes part of doing business on the streets they call home. Brian uses his time in jail to get clean while Paulie makes plans for one last job that requires Brian's help. Brian must decide if he should stand by his friend or salvage his family
Thumbsucker ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At 17, Justin Cobb releases his anxiety by sucking his thumb, which makes him more of an outcast than he already is. As he seeks treatment for his habit, it causes big changes for him and those around him
Assassination of a high school president ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sophomore newspaper reporter Bobby Funke is assigned to write a cover story on Paul, the popular class president and top athlete. After a stack of SAT tests is stolen from Principal Kirkpatrick's office, Funke publishes an exposé that names Paul as the prime suspect. But when Paul's girlfriend, sexy senior Francesca, makes a move on Bobby and even his former bullies play nice, Funke begins to doubt the star jock's guilt and everyone else's motives. When his investigation uncovers a campus-wide conspiracy that threatens to take down students and teachers alike, Funke must decide whether to tell the truth or enjoy his new status
Dave Chappelle's block party by Michel Gondry( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'humoriste américain Dave Chappelle souhaite organiser une block party au coin de Quincy Street et Downing Street dans le quartier de Clinton Hill à Brooklyn, New York. Il se rend donc dans le quartier pour repérer les lieux et discuter avec les habitants, notamment ceux de la Broken Angel House. Les représentants de la scène musicale noire-américaine se donnent ensuite rendez-vous pour un concert mémorable qui réunira notamment, huit ans après leur séparation, les Fugees. [wikipedia]
Even money ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of nine individuals fate begin to increasingly entwine in a web of addiction and gambling, culminating at one critical moment where their lives will be lost or reclaimed. Struggling writer Kate loses her family's savings at a casino; a washed-up Vegas performer tries to help Kate regain her money; Clyde owes so much money to his dangerous bookie that he asks his NBA-destined nephew to throw a game
Haven ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shy and Andrea share a secret her parents can never know - the two are in love. But a night of passion leads to the discovery of their secret and a devastating act of vengeance by Andrea's brother. Meanwhile, a shady American businessman has fled with his daughter to the Islands to avoid federal prosecution, only to be drawn into a dangerous web of deceit. A chain reaction of violence is set in motion that will determine whether love can survive
Factory girl ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edie Sedgwick, a beautiful, wealthy young party girl, drops out of Radcliffe in 1965 and heads to New York to become Holly Golightly. When she meets a hungry young artist named Andy Warhol, he promises to make her the star she always wanted to be. And like a super nova she explodes on the New York scene only to find herself slowly lose grip on reality
Employee of the month ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nothing prepares David Walsh for the day when his financee dumps him, he loses his job and becomes involved in a bank robbery
Disney dogs 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
House of D ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic coming-of-age tale. To reconcile with his 13-year-old son and estranged wife, artist Tom Warshaw revisits the life-changing events of his own adolescence in New York City 1973, when his best friends were Pappass, a mentally challenged janitor, and Lady (Erykah Badu), a truth-dispensing detainee in the East Village's legendary Women's House of Detention
The illusionist L'illusionniste by Neil Burger( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An illusionist falls in love with the fiancee of the Crown Prince
The illusionist L'lllusionniste ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim captures the imaginations of all of Vienna, including Prince Leopold, who becomes obsessed with the illusionist after his fiancee rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim
The illusionist mo huan zhi zun ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The acclaimed illusionist Eisenheim has not only captured the imaginations of all of Vienna, but also the interest of the ambitious Crown Prince Leopold. When Leopold's new fiancee rekindles a childhood fascination with Eisenheim, the Prince's interest evolves into obsession. Suddenly the city's Chief Inspector finds himself investigating a shocking crime. But even as the Inspector engages him in a dramatic challenge of wills, Eisenheim prepares for the most impressive illusion yet
Winter passing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a book editor offers to buy the love letters of Reese Holden's parents, Reese must return home to recover them, only to find her widowed father golfing upstairs, sleeping outside, and living with quirky roommates
 
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Alternative Names
BYP
Yari, Bob (Production Co.)
Languages
English (75)
French (1)
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