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Lavan, René

Overview
Works: 19 works in 61 publications in 5 languages and 3,412 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Christmas films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Dance films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by René Lavan
Christmas with the Kranks by Joe Roth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancé, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever!"--Back of container
Dirty dancing by Emile Ardolino( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the decedent glamour and escalating danger of revolution-era Cuba. Katey is a young American woman, who, with her family move to Cuba and discovers love, sensuality and independence. Katey persuades Javier to partner her in a prestigious national dance competition at Havana's Glittering Palace. They secretly meet to practice their dance moves at a steamy night club, where the dancing is hotter than the temperature outside. As the competition arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all their own
Azucar amarga by Pelayo Garcia( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A visceral, energizing look at contemporary Cuba, Bitter Sugar is an impassioned love story set against the political and economic tensions of Havana. Gustavo, an idealistic young communist with a glorified vision of Castro's regime, falls in love with Yolanda, a disenchanted dancer who longs to escape to Miami. However, Gustavo learns that love alone cannot sustain them in a city about to erupt and slowly awakens to the devastation around him. His rebellious musician brother injects himself with the AIDS virus in civil protest; his father realizes that he will earn more money as a barroom pianist in a tourist hotel than as a doctor ... [D]irectorLeon Icaso (El Super, Sugar Hill, Miami Vice) weaves a blazing tale of romantic and political passions amid the ruins of the Cuban Revolution"--Container
Un oso rojo by Israel Adrián Caetano( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven years have passed since Bear was sent to prison for robbery and murder. The day of the robbery was his daughter Alicia's first birthday and his ex-wife Natalia has never forgiven him. Now paroled, Bear thinks he might be able to start fresh--but Natalia now lives with Sergio, and Alicia barely remembers her father at all. Bear is determined to get them back or at least repair the damage. Caught between the depressed economy and the double-dealing underworld, the only way he can survive is to return to his criminal past
María Belén y sus amigos( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents scenes from the Mexican television program, depicting the antics of María Belén and her friends
Latinologues. a comedy about life in America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created by hilarious writer Rick Najerus, this collection of the world's funniest Latino comedians delivers a hysterical performance about life in America
Rick Najera's Latinologues : a comedy about life in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created by writer and actor Rick Najera, this production captures the Latino experience and mocks the stereotypes
Music from the motion picture Christmas with the Kranks( Recording )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank (Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis) decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit wit her new fiance, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever! This isa hilarious adaptation of John Grisham's best -selling novel, "Skipping Christmas"
María Belén( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from the Mexican television program about the adventures of María Belén and her friends
El nominado : [mató por rating]( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2006 a television channel tries to generate good ratings by presenting an extreme reality show. The participants live in a bunker in the middle of the Andes Mountains 40 meters underground. Things go okay until the fourth contestant to be eliminated decides not to leave, takes out a gun and begins to kill his companions
Dirty dancing ; Dirty dancing : Havana nights( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty dancing: While vacationing in the Catskills with her family, Baby becomes romantically invloved with a dance instructor while helping his partner. Dirty dancing : Havana nights: Katey Miller moves to Havana with her parents, and they expect her to associate with only the other posh Americans living there. She goes against everything when she falls in love with the pool boy that teaches her the art of Cuban dancing
Dirty dancing : Havana nights( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the decadent glamour and escalating danger of revolution-era Cuba. Katey is a young American woman, who, with her family move to Cuba and discovers love, sensuality and independence. Katey persuades Javier to partner her in a prestigious national dance competition at Havana's Glittering Palace. They secretly meet to practice their dance moves at a steamy night club, where the dancing is hotter than the temperature outside. As the competition arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all their own
Dirty dancing : Havana nights (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Havane, 1958. La famille Miller débarque à Cuba après une mutation du père. Katey, 18 ans, sérieuse et plutôt mal dans sa peau, est impatiente de découvrir cette capitale exubérante qu'est La Havane. Un soir, alors qu'elle doit rejoindre d'autres jeunes Américains branchés dans un hôtel chic, Katey est attirée par le fier Javier, jeune serveur ambitieux et excellent danseur. Désireuse d'apprendre les figures sensationnelles qui semblent venir si naturellement au garçon, Katey le convainc de devenir son partenaire et de participer à un prestigieux concours national de danse, et ne tarde pas à mentir à ses parents pour sortir en cachette jour et nuit et découvrir avec Javier un Cuba qu'elle ne soupçonnait pas. Quand, enfin arrive la nuit du concours, Katey et Javier sont prêts à prendre place sur la piste sans se douter que la révolution est sur le point d'éclater
Rick Najera's Latinologues by Rick Najera( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Created by Rick Najerus, this collection of the world's funniest Latino comedians delivers a hysterical performance about life in America
Holiday( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You've never seen Adam like this. Adam Sandler's EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS is a hilarious animated holiday fable that's also a musical, featuring star voices from Jon Lovitz and Rob Schneider. When extremely disgruntled small-town guy Davey Stone (voiced by Sandler) faces another holiday season in his New England hometown, he does what he always has - he screws up big and lands in jail. Davey's old basketball referee, Whitey, bails him out with the bright idea of putting Davey to work doing community service. But Davey turns his sentence into a daily disaster for Whitey and the whole town! After a few surprises - including the mysterious reason for Davey's bad attitude and the reappearance of a childhood sweetheart - Davey might find a reason or two to change his ways
Die letzten Tage von Kuba (O m. U)( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dirty dancing, Havana nights based on true events( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set against the decadent glamour and escalating danger of revolution-era Cuba. Katey is a young American woman, who moves with her family to Cuba and there discovers love, sensuality and independence. Katey persuades Javier to partner her in a prestigious national dance competition at Havana's Glittering Palace. They secretly meet to practice their dance moves at a steamy night club, where the dancing is hotter than the temperature outside. As the competition arrives, Katey and Javier take their place as a couple on the dance floor with a sizzling style and a rhythm all their own
Verrückte Weihnachten (Ende fehlt!)( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dirty dancing Havana nights, based on true events( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1958, just before the Cuban revolution, a high school senior moves with her family to Cuba. She discovers a passion for dance and enters a prestigious national dance competiton with her Cuban partner
 
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Un oso rojo
Alternative Names
Rene Lavan acteur américain

Rene Lavan Amerikaans acteur

Rene Lavan attore statunitense

Rene Lavan Cuban-American actor

Rene Lavan pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Рене Лаван

رنه لاوان

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