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Pohlad, William

Overview
Works: 43 works in 275 publications in 7 languages and 18,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Western films  Action and adventure films  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Restager , fmd, Author, fmk
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Pohlad
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Wild by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own
The tree of life by Terrence Malick( Visual )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950s that follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

46 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost
Fair game by Doug Liman( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the run-up to the Iraq War, Valerie Plame, a supervisor of covert operations at the CIA, is assigned to determine if Saddam has nuclear weapons. In secret, she interviews scientists inside Iraq and suggests that her husband, a former diplomat, go to Niger to investigate a report from the Vice President's office that Iraq bought enriched uranium there. When the country goes to war, in part based on the President's claim that the sale took place, Plame's husband, Joe Wilson, writes in the New York Times that the report is false. The White House smears the couple to change the subject. Her career ruined, his credibility under attack, their marriage starts to crack. Can they find trust and fight back?
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the success of their all-girl teenage rock band, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie's friendship begins to unwind after Currie decides to leave the group
Fur : an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus by Steven Shainberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in with Lionel Sweeney. Sweeney is an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century. Diane's strange, new world unlocks her deepest secrets, awakens her remarkable artistic genius, and launches her path to becoming the artist she is meant to be
The last face by Sean Penn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the love affair of a director of an international aid agency in Africa and a relief aid doctor amidst a political/social revolution, as together they face tough choices surrounding humanitarianism and life through civil unrest
Time out of mind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect with his estranged daughter
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyoming, summer of 1963. Two young men, a ranch hand and an aspiring rodeo bull rider, are sent to work together herding sheep on Brokeback Mountain. Both men anticipate the job to be a rather uneventful venture. But soon, it turns into an affair of love, of lust, and complications that will spand through two decades of their lives. Through marriage, through children, and through the grip of societal confines and the expectations of what it is to be a man
Old explorers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breathtaking flights of fancy transform the lives of two young-at-heart old friends in this delightful story. Refusing to let old age end their dreams of adventure, a pair of inseparable pals borrow from the lives of history's greatest explorers to launch themselves on a fabulous series of cliff-hanger exploits
Vers l'inconnu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Hacia rutas salvajes by Sean Penn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Después de graduarse en la universidad, Christopher McCandless, un joven de 22 años al que todos auguran un brillante futuro, decide dejar atrás su cómoda vida y partir en busca de aventuras
Love & mercy la vie, l'amour et le génie de Brian Wilson des Beach Boys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derrière les mélodies irrésistibles des Beach Boys, il y a Brian Wilson, qu’une enfance compliquée a rendu schizophrène. Paul Dano ressuscite son génie musical, John Cusack ses années noires, et l’histoire d’amour qui le sauvera
Fair game rien n'est plus dangereux que la vérité( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : Valerie Plame, agent de la CIA au département chargé de la non-prolifération des armes, dirige secrètement une enquête sur l’existence potentielle d’armes de destruction massive en Iraq. Son mari, le diplomate Joe Wilson, se voit confier la mission d’apporter les preuves d’une supposée vente d’uranium enrichi en provenance du Niger. Mais lorsque l’administration Bush ignore ses conclusions pour justifier le déclenchement de la guerre, Joe Wilson réagit via un éditorial dans le New York Times déclenchant ainsi la polémique. Peu après, la véritable identité de Valerie Plame est révélée par un célèbre journaliste de Washington. Avec sa couverture réduite à néant et ses contacts à l’étranger en danger de mort, Valerie voit s’effondrer sa carrière et sa vie privée. Après des années au service du gouvernement américain, elle va devoir maintenant se battre pour sauver sa réputation, sa carrière et sa famille
The resident by Antti J Jokinen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juliet has found the perfect NY apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as she gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone - she is being watched
Caza a la espía by Doug Liman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Valerie Plame, agente secreta de la CIA, descubre que a diferencia de lo que a muchos miembros del gobierno estado unidense opinan, Irak no tienen ningún programa activo de armas nucleares. Mientras, a su marido lo envían a África para investigar la venta de uranio enriquecido en Irak, tras descubrir que no existen tales ventas, Joe escribe un artículo en el New York times desatando la polémica
Fur portrait imaginaire de Diane Arbus = Fur : an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York, fin des années 50 : Diane Arbus est l'assistante de son mari, un photographe de mode réputé. Issue d'une riche famille, elle se sent de plus en plus mal à l'aise dans un monde de convenances rigides où seules les apparences comptent. Un soir, elle remarque son nouveau voisin qui emménage à l'étage. Après l'avoir aperçu, Diane est de plus en plus intriguée car celui-ci dissimule son visage derrière un masque où seuls ses yeux sont visibles. Très attirée, elle finit par monter avec un appareil-photo."
 
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Bill Pohlad Amerikaans filmproducent

Bill Pohlad Filmproduzent

Bill Pohlad productor de cine estadounidense

Pohlad, Bill

William Pohlad produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Бил Похлад

Біл Полад

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ביל פוהלד

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