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Sommer, M. Josef

Overview
Works: 59 works in 129 publications in 2 languages and 9,495 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Television plays, American  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Arranger
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by M. Josef Sommer
Witness by Peter Weir ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shortly after the death of her husband, Amish woman Rachel Lapp takes her son Samuel on a trip to Philadelphia. While in the train station washroom, Samuel sees two men savagely murder a third. Philadelphia detective John Book discovers that people within the police force were involved, and is assigned to escort Rachel and Samuel back home, protecting the boy until the trial. Book blends in with the Amish community, but the corrupt cops Book has exposed are determined to keep their secret, and they come looking for Samuel--to silence him for good
The family man by Brett Ratner ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Campbell, a workaholic Wall Street exec, gets to see what his life might have been like if he'd stayed with his former sweetheart, Kate. Thirteen years after they split up, Jack falls asleep in his posh New York apartment, then awakens to find himself a family man, with his now-wife Kate, daughter Annie and new baby
The Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A businessman becomes the subject of a criminal investigation when a story about him is purposely "leaked" to an investigative reporter
Nobody's fool ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Nobody's fool) In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
Patch Adams by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Meet Patch Adams, a doctor who doesn't look, act or think like any doctor you've met before. For Patch, humor is the best medicine, and he's willing to do just about anything to make his patients laugh -- even if it means risking his own career. Based on a true story."--Container
The next best thing by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman and her gay male friend have a child, but their unconventional family is put to the test when she meets her dream man
The investigators by W. E Butterworth ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Special Operatives detective and his colleagues must work simultaneously on two important cases, one of which involves a squad of dirty cops
The elephant king ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver travels to Thailand to find his reckless brother, Jake, and take him home to the U.S. to face pending fraud charges. He finds the intoxication of Thailand hard to resist and the two brothers slip deep into despair
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's classic drama exploring madness, guilt, justice and self-perception. In contemporary costume
Malice by Harold Becker ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a serial killer begins murdering female students in a New England town, the college dean becomes involved in the investigation while wondering about the surgeon who has taken a room in his house
Searching for paradise ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Gilda's father dies, she is left with nothing but her video camera, her father's secrets, and a fascination with movie star Michael De. Santis. Using her camera as a diary, and propelled by grief and anger, she sets off for an adventure in New York City. Ultimately, she finds herself right in the middle of her movie star fantasies
Citizen Cohn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruthless, destructive, power hungry and insatiable, attorney Roy Cohn, a leader in convicting possible Communists during the McCarhy era, could make or break the strongest men in America just for the thrill of the kill
Too far to go ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told episodically and in flashbacks, the film chronicles the good times and the hard times of Richard and Joan Maple's marriage. Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all the complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know and experience in the form of marriage. This is the story of the life, love, and subsequent adjustment to the divorced life
Agatha Christie's Murder is easy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prominent attorney's wife dies of cyanide poisoning; but when he attempts to recreate the crime scene, he, too, is poisoned. The heiress to the estate is the prime suspect, but there have been apparent attempts on her life also
Mourning becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill ( )
in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moonlight and Valentino by David Anspaugh ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A light hearted comedy about four women seeking answers to some of life's biggest questions
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
Enemies by Arkady Leokum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maxim Gorky's powerful drama about the social ferment that culminated in the 1917 Russian Revolution is set on an estate in provincial Russia in 1905. In a sunlit-dappled garden, some factory owners and their wives discuss the unrest amongst the workers. Rather than submit to a strike, they decide to close down the factory. When an owner is slain in a scuffle with a workman, the ensuing investigation uncovers the socialist fervor that is sweeping the countryside. The play goes beyond depicting class struggle by keenly examining the gulfs between youth and old age, vision and shortsightedness, and conservatism versus change
The promise of rest by Reynolds Price ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the spring of 1993, after nine years as an architect in New York City, Wade Mayfield returns to North Carolina. This is no ordinary move; for Wade, at the age of thirty-three, has come back to his father's house to die of AIDS
 
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Alternative Names
Sommer, Josef
Languages
English (75)
Spanish (1)
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