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Vachon, Christine

Overview
Works: 87 works in 350 publications in 6 languages and 16,061 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biography  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Horror films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Christine Vachon
Publications by Christine Vachon
Most widely held works by Christine Vachon
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( visu )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
Depicting the different stages and changes in Bob Dylan's career, six actors each portray the musician at different points of his life, creating a patchwork of personalities, attitudes, interests and ambitions
Then she found me ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Desperate to start a family, New York schoolteacher, April Epner hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband unexpectedly abandons her and her adoptive mother dies. She gets another shock when she meets her biological mother, an eccentric, self-centered talk show host, whom at first she rejects. Then the divorced dad of one of her students begins courting April. As her life is turned upside-down, April finds herself opening up in ways she had never imagined
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,051 libraries worldwide
This five-part drama is an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years, as she struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce. Includes Exclusive Bonus Features
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row
One hour photo ( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
Sy works in photo processing. His favorite customers are the Yorkin family. Sy dotes on the Yorkins whenever they drop off film to be processed and they are indulgent of Sy's attentions. What the Yorkins don't know is Sy has been obsessively making copies of their photos, imagining himself to be "Uncle Sy," a member of the family. Sy's tenuous hold on reality begins to collapse when he develops a roll of film brought in by a new customer that suggests infidelity and the notion that his ideal family may be falling apart is troubling for Sy
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 849 libraries worldwide
Adapted from the off-Broadway musical hit, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" presents a drama queen getting not only what she needs, but also what she wants: love, unfettered and unconditional. Hedwig, a surgically botched transsexual from East Germany, travels the States with his band, playing a string of Red Lobster-type restaurants to audiences rendered incredulous by his boyish brand of girl glam; he reveals his story in flashbacks between musical numbers. For Hedwig, who exists in an indeterminate but politically charged space between freedom and frustration, life is about looking for her personal dividing wall - to smash it into ruin
A home at the end of the world ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
This film chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends, charting a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together?
Velvet goldmine by Todd Haynes( visu )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 597 libraries worldwide
It's been 10 years since glam-rock superstar Brian Slade faked his own death and vanished from the spotlight. Now, it's the job of an investigative reporter to locate this living legend and uncover the truth behind his disappearance!
Safe by Todd Haynes( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Drama about a suburban housewife whose affluent environment turns against her, causing environmentally-induced disease. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995
I shot Andy Warhol by Mary Harron( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
A journey into the cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol
At any price ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
"In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple ... wants his rebellious son Dean ... to help expand his family's farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional racecar driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family's entire livelihood"--Container
Camp ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Guitarist Vlad attends Camp Ovation, the summer theater camp for budding actors, dancers, and musicians. Finding himself to be one of the only straight boys around, he soon befriends Ellen. Meanwhile, openly gay Michael develops a crush on him. This sparks dramatic confrontations among fellow campers Jenna, Jill, and Fritzi. The whole camp is run by Bert Hanley, a washed-up Broadway songwriter who decides to enlist the help of his young campers to put together a new musical production
Gigantic ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Brian is a mattress salesman who gets swept up into a romance with Happy when she falls asleep on one of the beds in his store. To win her over, he must compete with her father, an art-collecting loudmouth with a bad back and deep pockets
Happiness by Todd Solondz( visu )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection
Swoon by Tom Kalin( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
A film noir "thriller" that presents the true case of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, brilliant young men from good Jewish families, who were convicted for murdering a 13-year-old boy
Savage grace ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the true story of a young woman who married into a wealthy family whose extremely close relationship with her son turns into a deadly tragedy
The safety of objects ( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Once an up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Paul Gold now lies in a coma. He is attentively nursed by his mother Esther, who dotes on her son to the point that her husband and daughter, Julie, feel very left out. Meanwhile, Jim Train is a workaholic lawyer who is closer to his tortes than to his spouse Susan. Their son Jake has taken a morbid fascination with his sister's baby doll. At the same time, Paul's former lover Annette Jennings is trying to pull her life and her family back together after a particularly brutal divorce
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( visu )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 272 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
Poison by Todd Haynes( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Part horror film, part drama, part exposé, with an offbeat morality Poison examines the motives behind a seven-year-old boy's murder of his father, relates the story of a scientist who isolates the sex drive in liquid form, and graphically explores the sexually obsessive relationship between two prison inmates
 
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English (197)
Spanish (20)
French (3)
German (1)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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