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Good Machine (Firm)

Overview
Works: 56 works in 217 publications in 3 languages and 16,802 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Motion pictures  Superhero films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Good Machine (Firm)
Yin shi nan nü Eat drink man woman by Ang Lee ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 2,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Taiwanese gay man living in Manhattan agrees to a marriage of convenience with a mainland Chinese woman in need of a green card. His parents are thrilled, and fly to the States to help him plan a lavish wedding banquet
Hulk by Ang Lee ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist performs regeneration experiments on himself, and passes on the genes to his son, Bruce. Now Bruce is performing experiments that expose him to radiation and nanomeds, which combined with his unique genes, unleashes the Hulk
American splendor by Robert Pulcini ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
The ice storm by Ang Lee ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of two dysfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."--Container
The Laramie project ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
The brothers McMullen by Edward Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After their good-for-nothing father dies and their mother leaves to be with the man she really loves, brothers Jack, Barry and Patrick are left with only each other as they struggle with their relationships. Married Jack is tempted to have an affair; Patrick isn't sure his fiancee is 'the one'; and Barry can't deal with the fact that he is actually falling in love
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border, a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave and a young widow form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive during the Civil War, in a place without rules
Y tu mamá también And your mother too by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Julio (Gael García Bernal) and Tenoch (Diego Luna) embark on a thrilling journey filled with sexual exploration and the investigation of their inner selves. After convincing the beautiful Luisa (Maribel Verdú) to take a trip with them to an imaginary beach, the trio heads off in search of adventure. Will the unstable, spontaneously exhibitionistic Luisa seduce one or both of the boys--and will their relationship change depending on the distribution of her favors?
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon by Ang Lee ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroad in her life
She's the one ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two adult brothers find their sibling rivalry is revived after one begins having an extramarital affair with the other's ex-fiancee
Auto focus by Paul Schrader ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Crane became well known as the star of the comedy hit series "Hogan's Heroes". With fame and success, Crane drove headfirst into the darker, destructive side of celebrity life. He eventually teamed with a video technician who helped him document his numerous sexploits. However, when his fast living got out control, the end result was a brutal murder that remains one of Hollywood's most scandalous unsolved mysteries
Lovely & amazing ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses"--Container
Happiness by Todd Solondz ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yalıtılmışlık... yabancılaşma.. mutluluk. Amerika''da hepsini birlikte alabilirsiniz. Ya da belki ayrı ayrı alma şansınız yoktur. Yeni bir televizyon alın mutlu olun. Yetmedi mi? Yabancılaşmayı deneyin. Televizyon alacak paranız mı yok? O zaman yalıtılmış bir hayat yaşayın. "Mutlu olun", eğer işe yaramıyorsa "mış gibi" yapın. İkiyüzlülüğü de ihmal etmeyin... 30 yaşındaki Joy Jordan; anne ve babasının, Florida güneşi altında yeni bir yaşama doğru uzaklaşırlarken arkalarında bıraktıkları New Jersey''deki evde, yalnız yaşayan, bekar bir genç kadındır. Yaşlı çiftin sevgiden yoksun ve acıklı evlilikleri ise, cazibesi yıllar önce sönmüş olan Diane''ın tehdi altındadır. Öte yandan hayattan umudunu kesmemiş olan Joy, doğru erkeğin ve kariyer başarısının hemen köşeyi dönünce karşısına çıkabileceğini düşünecek kadar saf gözlerle bakmaktadır yaşama. Halihazırdaki erkek arkadaşı Andy''yi kaybettikten bir süre iş değiştirip yetişkinler için eğitim veren bir "hayır kurumunda" işe başlar. Buradaki öğrencilerinden Rus göçmeni, taksi şoförü ve bir hırsız olan Vlad ile romantik bir ilişkiye de girecektir. Joy''un iki kızkardeşi, mutlu bir evliliği olan Trish ve başarılı yazar Helen, bir yandan Joy''a küçük gören ve acıyan gözlerle bakmaktan ve bunu dile getirmekten geri durmazken, bir yandan da itiraf edemedikleri kendi sorunlarına sahiptirler. Gerçek yaşamda karşılaşılan tehlikelerin yazılarına getireceği duygusal otantikliğin peşindeki Helen, telefon tacizlerinin kurbanı haline geldiğinde; sapığın, yan dairedeki yakışıklı değilse de zararsız görünen yalnız genç adam, Allen olduğundan bihaberdir. Helen''e platonik bir şekilde aşık olan Allen''in kendi başındaki dert ise, pek de göründüğü kadar zararsız olmayabilen Kristina''dır. Allen hastalıklı romantik dertlerini psikoloğu Bill ile paylaşır. Pek tabii ki Bill''in Helen''in kızkardeşi Trish''in kocası olduğunu ve kendi "küçük" tutkuları olduğundan habersizdir. Bill bir yandan ergenlik acıları içerisindeki oğlu Billy''nin kendi sorunlarına cevap bulmaya çalışırken, bir yandan da küçük çocuğun okul arkadaşlarında sapkın bir çekicilik bulmaktadır
Y tu mamá también by Alfonso Cuarón ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two teens set off on a wild cross-country trip with seductive, 28-year-old Luisa. Lisa schools them in the finer points of passion, but will their mutual desire for her destroy their friendship forever?
The Tao of Steve by Jenniphr Goodman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amateur philosopher Dex and his friends live by a code which virtually guarantees scoring with the ladies; but when Dex meets up with old college fling Syd, the rules he lived by no longer apply
Storytelling by Todd Solondz ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story that makes light of the dark side of human behavior. Discover the truth about sex, lies and race relations in suburban America. Includes a mixture of an emotionally needy college student, a slacker named Scooby and a very dysfunctional family man
Human nature by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Human Nature follows the interplay between an abnormally hirsute author, a repressed behaviourist, a young man raised as an ape and a breathy French research assistant."--Container
Tui shou Pushing hands by Ligong Xu ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tai-chi master and widower moves from Beijing to a New York suburb to live with his only son. With a daughter-in-law who has no use for him and an ever-changing society, problems quickly arise. He is forced to call upon his tai-chi teachings and its "pushing hands" to give him the balance needed to survive in this poignant and comic tale
The myth of fingerprints ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warren returns home for Thanksgiving after three years. His family consists of his parents, his over-sexed sister and her long-suffering lover, his romantically distant younger brother, and his immature younger sister. The blackly comic story examines how each adult sibling has problems expressing feelings and explores their relationships with their emotionally crippled father
Trick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, an exotic dancer, on the subway. They spend the night trying to find somewhere to be alone, forced to contend with Gabriel's selfish roommate, his irritating best friend, and a vicious drag queen at a gay dance club
 
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Alternative Names
You yi zhi zuo gong si
Languages
English (126)
Chinese (21)
Spanish (7)
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