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Nair, Mira

Works: 223 works in 689 publications in 12 languages and 16,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Romance films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Domestic fiction  War films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Interviewee, fld, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Restager, Film editor, Contributor, Conceptor, Creator, fmd, reg
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Mira Nair
Publications by Mira Nair
Most widely held works by Mira Nair
Monsoon Wedding by Mira Nair( visu )
110 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,507 libraries worldwide
Love, lust and hope envelop an upper middle-class Indian family and their world-wide guests as they celebrate for four days the arranged marriage of their daughter to an East Indian man from Texas
Amelia by Mira Nair( visu )
50 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,131 libraries worldwide
Kansas-born girl, Amelia Earhart discovers the thrill of aviation at age 23. Within 12 years she goes on to win the Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman to pilot a plane solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Amelia and her husband/business partner George Putnam have an enduring marriage that could not be broken by her determination to fly, nor her passionate affair with Gene Vidal. At age 39, she sets out on an attempt to circumnavigate the globe, an adventure that catapults her into aviation myth
The Namesake by Fox Searchlight Pictures( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Bengali and held by 1,946 libraries worldwide
The American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( visu )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Demetrius, a self-made man and owner of a carpet cleaning company, has a chance traffic accident with Mina, a young woman whose family have fled Uganda. As they begin their secret love affair, each is swept into the other's exotic world and into the centre of controversy and scandal
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( visu )
30 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Krishna es un niño de las calles de Bombay. A pesar de su temprana edad ya tiene que sobrevivir de cualquier modo, en medio de una galería de personajes de la calle, entre los que encuentra lealtad, traición, amor y todas las experiencias que conforman la vida misma
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin( visu )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 781 libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different love stories
The reluctant fundamentalist by Kiefer Sutherland( visu )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
When an American academic in Pakistan is kidnapped by anti-American radicals, the CIA thinks popular young Pakistani professor Changez is involved. But as Changez tells his story about his life in the US to an American foreign correspondent, the truth becomes harder to pin down
Full frame documentary film festival : 7 complete documentary shorts ( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and Hindi and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Why can't we be a family again? (27 min. - col.): chronicles the plight of two brothers in foster care, as they attempt to reunite with a mother who abandoned them for drugs over a decade ago. A film by Roger Weisberg and Murray Nossel. Producers, Roger Weisberg, Murray Nossel ; directors, Roger Weisberg, Murray Nossel ; narrator, Ossie Davis ; director of photography, Edward Morritz ; editor, Barry Alexander Brown ; original music, Mark Suozzo
The music room by Satyajit Ray( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in Bengali and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Evokes the crumbling opulence of the world of a fallen aristocrat desperately clinging to his way of life. His greatest joy is the music room in which he has hosted lavish concerts over the years, now a shadow of its former vivid self. An incandescent depiction of the clash between tradition and modernity, and a showcase for some of India's most popular musicians of the day
The Perez family by Mira Nair( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Free-spirited Dottie Perez is leaving Cuba for America, her head filled with dreams of movies, mascara and dates with John Wayne. Strait-laced Juan Perez is headed for a reunion with Carmela, the wife he hasn't seen in 20 years. But when an overworked immigration officer mistakes Dottie and Juan for husband and wife, the stage is set for a merry marital mix-up, and some very unpredictable romances
Kama Sutra : a tale of love by Mira Nair( visu )
33 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 344 libraries worldwide
A seductive tale of love and betrayal set in 16th century India. A king's courtesan is forbidden to embrace her one true love. Trained in the art of pleasure, Maya, the beautiful servant girl becomes defiant, rebelling against ancient tradition. As passion takes over, the conflict brings consequences that no one ever envisioned
11'09"01 September 11 : a film by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 327 libraries worldwide
11 directors from different countries and cultures. 11 visions of the tragic events that occurred in New York City on September 11th 2001. 11 points of view committing their subjective conscience. Complete freedom of expression. Reflecting on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in short films lasting 11 minutes, 9 seconds and 1 frame each. In subject matter, they range from the very personal, to an oscillation between didacticism and relativism, to moments of pure cinema
Hysterical blindness ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987
India cabaret by Mira Nair( visu )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 232 libraries worldwide
By focusing on a group of female strippers who work in a nightclub in the suburbs of Bombay, India Cabaret explores the "respectable" and "corrupt" stereotypes which typify women in contemporary Indian society. It shows us the ordinary lives the dancers lead during the day, and follows them into the dressing room where they transform themselves into "queens of the night." The film tells their story, relating their hopes and fears while respecting their sense of pride, independence, strength and resilience. It also reveals the rules and double standards of India s patriarchal society
So far from India by Mira Nair( visu )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Viewers will be caught up in this poignant portrait of a family split between two worlds. Ashok Sheth is an Indian immigrant who has come to New York to seek a better life for his family. Once here, he postpones sending for them. Money is scarce and he is growing away from the traditional life he left behind. Meanwhile, his despairing wife has lost face, dependent as she is on her in-laws for sustenance. The tension mounts when Ashok journeys to India to confront the situation. Beautifully photographed, So Far from India makes a universal statement about uprooting, starting a new life, and the pain of those left behind
The laughing club of India by Mira Nair( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
"Five years ago in Bombay, Dr. Madan Kataria decided to find out whether or not 'laughter is the best medicine.' He gathered together a group of patients and neighbors to meet daily to laugh. After a time, Dr. Kataria found that the participants experienced improved health and decreased levels of stress. Thus was born across India the phenomenon of laughing clubs. Since then, clubs have spread to Europe and to the United States"--Container
La Bataille d'Alger = The Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo( visu )
2 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in French and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The film is considered one of the most influential political films in history, by Gillo Pontecorvo. Vividly re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, etc. Shot on the streets of Algiers in documentary style, the film is a case study in modern warfare, with its terrorist attacks and the brutal techniques used to combat them
Lights, action, music ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A look at some of the greatest living composers and directors as they share their stories, explain their craft, and go through the process of filmmaking and music collaboration
My own country ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A small-town doctor, making the adjustment of coming from India to the rural town of Johnson City, Tennessee, must win the acceptance and trust of his community when the town's first documented case of AIDS is reported. Based on a true story
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Mira Nair.
Mira Nair actrice indienne
Mira Nair filmregisseur uit India
Mira Nair Indian film director
Mira Nair indische Filmregisseurin
Mira Nair regista e sceneggiatrice indiana
Mira Nair reżyser indyjska
Nāyara, Mīrā
Мира Наир
Միրա Նաիր
מירה נאיר
ميرا ناير
میرا نائر
میرا نایر تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان هندی
नायर, मीरा 1957-...
मीरा नायर
মীরা নায়ার অভিনেত্রী, পরিচালক এবং প্রযোজক
ਮੀਰਾ ਨਾਇਰ
મીરા નાયર
ମିରା ନାୟାର
மீரா நாயர்
ಮೀರಾ ನಾಯರ್
മീരാ നായർ
네어, 미라 1957-
미라 네어
English (265)
Hindi (41)
German (20)
French (11)
Multiple languages (9)
Spanish (8)
Italian (6)
Bengali (5)
Arabic (3)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Russian (1)
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