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Film Works

Overview
Works: 66 works in 127 publications in 3 languages and 2,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Film Works
Beowulf & Grendel by Gerard Butler( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 893 libraries worldwide
The bloody tale of warrior Beowulf's battle with Grendel, a murderous troll, to save King Hrothgar's kingdom, which was destroyed by the troll and his men
in Darkness by Robert Więckiewicz( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Polish and English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
"Leopold Socha is a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi-occupied city in Poland. One day he encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto. He hides them for money in the labyrinth of the town's sewers beneath the bustling activity of the city above. What starts out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected, the unlikely alliance between Socha and the Jews as the enterprise seeps deeper into Socha's conscience"--Container
Such a long journey ( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Set in Bombay India in 1971, this is the story of Gustad Noble, a hard-working bank clerk and devoted family man, who gradually sees his modest life unraveling when he agrees to do a clandestine favor for an old friend and is soon drawn deeper and deeper into a dangerous network of deception
Against the Grain ( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Isaiah Johnson, an inner-city kid from Oakland, California, has an opportunity to attend an elite university and study neuroscience on a scholarship. In his first year of college, he struggles to maintain his grades, attempts to remain loyal to his troubled childhood friends, and valiantly tries to capture the heart of his dream-girl. But when he arrives at a crossroad, he's forced to choose between his past and his future
The Arrow ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the Avro Arrow, this film tells of the passion, the betrayal and the players behind the building of the stunning fighter-interceptor jet
Oliver Sherman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
With no family of his own, veteran Sherman Oliver heads out to the countryside in search of the soldier, Franklin Page, who saved him back in the war. Franklin has a wife, two children, and a reliable job in a quiet, rural town. Upon arrival, Sherman seems harmless at first, but the longer he stays in the Pages' lives, the more he reveals himself to be an angry, unstable individual prone to great jealousy and deep resentment. The violence Franklin thought he had left behind begins to re-emerge
Love come down ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
When a sexy singer and a young comedian meet in a neighborhood nightclub, they both know it feels right. But after one incredible night together, the pressures of family secrets, their own fears and crippling addiction take over. They will have to sustain a rough emotional journey that must come full circle for their love to survive
African journey ( visu )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Teenager Luke Novak comes from Canada to East Africa to spend the summer with his father, a mine supervisor. There he forms a lasting friendship with Themba Maposa, a native of the area, after each discovers how much they have in common despite their vastly different cultures
Ordinary magic ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A teenager raised in India returns to North America to live with his aunt following his parents' death, where he demonstrates to the town the impact of individual commitment and teaches the power of "ordinary magic."
Freedom riders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Follow a small, core group of riders who created a precedent-setting relationship with the Forest Service, and are responsible for building some of the best freeride trails in the country. Here is a look at the evolution of mountain biking and the progression of trail building in the USA
My Funny Valentine by Chet Baker( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
When love continues to elude a struggling young writer, he simply writes the girl of his dreams into his life
Dancing feathers ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Tafia and her best friend leave their village to go to their first powwow in Toronto where Tafia is going to perform the jingle dance. On the way Tafia becomes uncertain about performing and questions whether she is really an Indian. At the ceremony she refuses to perform until her grandmother reminds her of the power of the dancing feathers that she used to teach Tafia the jingle dance
A Time to be brave ( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A young Ojibway Indian girl is frightened of the trains that provide her family with its only link to the outside world. When her father is injured in an accident, she must put aside her fears and flag down the train
Smoking, no thanks ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
This video provdes a variety of scenarios as examples for young people not to succumb to the peer pressure to start smoking
Fiddles and whimmydiddles ( visu )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A day in the life of two children of pioneer times provides young viewers with an opportunity of seeing the simple but captivating toys of that era. Among the many toys that the children play with are China dolls, wooden tops, limberjacks, and a gee haw whimmydiddle
The legend of The arrow ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Follows the making of the tv mini-series The Arrow
Cowboys & Indians by Alvin Cowan( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This video tells the powerful story behind the 1988 shooting of Manitoba Native leader John Joseph Harper by Winnipeg Police Constable Robert Cross, and the struggle to uncover the truth behind the police cover-up of the facts
Living in recovery : gettin' gut level honest ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Faheem speaks to recovering addicts in the Atlanta area and presents programs about addiction and recovery to corporations and associations. He delivers a hard hitting program for hardcore addicts who are truly ready to change their thinking about life without drugs. With stories from his 40 years of active addiction, Faheem tells it like it is by first "Gettin' Gut Level Honest."
Smoking-- I'm in control? ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Drama raises awareness among teenagers about the reasons why they smoke and provides reassurance that it is possible to quit
A Key to productivity, human capital ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
While working in Mr. Reilly's locksmith shop, Brett and Carl develop new job skills. When the competition comes looking for skilled workers, Carl quits school but Brett plans to get even more training. Raises questions about labor productivity
 
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Languages
English (60)
Polish (5)
Dutch (1)
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