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Hallström, Lasse

Works: 368 works in 1,541 publications in 10 languages and 28,576 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Animal films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Melodrama 
Roles: Director, fmd, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Restager , Film editor, Scenarist, Producer, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lasse Hallström
Most widely held works by Lasse Hallström
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

186 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
The cider house rules by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

78 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored
Dear John by Channing Tatum( Visual )

47 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While John, a young soldier, is home on a temporary leave, he meets and falls in love with Savannah, a college girl on her spring break. Savannah promises to write to John when he is sent overseas. Over the next seven years, the couple continues to be separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. Though they meet only sporadically, they continue to stay in touch through love letters that eventually bring fateful consequences
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

51 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, a young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her
Hachi : a dog's tale by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming true story of a loyal dog named Hachiko. This very special friend would accompany his master to the train station everyday and return each afternoon to greet him after work. Even after his master passed away, he continued to return to the same spot at the station every day for the next nine years to wait for his beloved master. During his daily visits he touched many lives and taught the local people about love, compassion, and above all unyielding loyalty
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

79 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert lives in Endora, a place where nothing happens. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife, Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother, and holding together a large family headed by Mama, a former beauty queen whose weight tops 500 pounds. But just when Gilbert thinks nothing with ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible
Mitt liv som hund by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

84 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a young boy who is sent to live in the country for a year while his sick mother recuperates
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

69 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ink-setter in New York returns to his family's home, a fishing town in Newfoundland, with his daughter after a traumatizing experience with her mother. His articles find an audience and the town changes his life
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
The Hoax by Lassie Hallstrom( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 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
Something to talk about( Visual )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and German and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Grace, a woman with a "picture-perfect life," whose reaction to the infidelities of her husband Eddie turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes
Once around by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldest daughter of a close-knit Italian family falls in love with an abrasive, obnoxious but forcefully charming businessman. He almost demolishes her family while winning her heart, but they all learn how to balance her happiness with the family's survival
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in French and English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour célébrer les cent ans du cinéma, on a demandé à 40 réalisateurs et réalisatrices reconnus mondialement de se servir de la caméra originale des frères Lumière et de réaliser un film d'une durée de 52 secondes
My dog : an unconditional love story by Claude Bélanger( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the unique relationship between people and their beloved pets through candid interviews with notable dog lovers. Viewers are offered an intimate glimpse into the lives of these actors, musicians, authors, and designers through the aspect of their lives that unites them all: the profound connection they have with their dogs. A tribute to all the dogs that have made our lives richer and happier, this film captures the remarkable bond between our dogs and ourselves
Astrid Lindgren's the children of Noisy Village( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Lisa tells about her brothers and playmates and the happy times they spend at work and at play in their Swedish village
Chocolat : a screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop with Sunday hours across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
ABBA the movie by ABBA (Musical group)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABBA, the international music sensation of the '70's, is captured on tour by director Lasse Hallstrom in this lighthearted look at the lives of pop stars. The mega-hits performed Dancing Queen and S.O.S
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.10 for Dear John ... to 0.90 for Stilwandel ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hachi : a dog's tale
Alternative Names
Hallström, Lars.

Hallström, Lars Sven 1946-

Hällström, Lasse

Hallström, Lasse 1946-

Lasse Hallström Film director and screenwriter

Lasse Hallström regista svedese

Lasse Hallström reżyser szwedzki

Lasse Hallström schwedischer Filmregisseur

Lasse Hallström Zweeds filmregisseur

Lasse Halström

Ласе Халстрем

Ласе Халстрьом

Лассе Халльстрём шведский режиссёр

Լասե Հալստրոմ

לאסה הלסטרם

لاسه هالستروم فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان سوئدی

لاسي هالستروم

ლასე ჰალსტრემი

라세 할스트룀

할스트롬, 라세 1946-





Hachi : a dog's taleWhat's eating Gilbert Grape?Mitt liv som hundOnce aroundLumière et compagnie = Lumière & companyChocolat : a screenplay