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Halfon, Lianne

Works: 26 works in 112 publications in 4 languages and 11,102 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Lianne Halfon
Publications by Lianne Halfon
Most widely held works by Lianne Halfon
Juno by Jason Reitman( visu )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,914 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
The perks of being a wallflower by Logan Lerman( visu )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,962 libraries worldwide
A high school freshman, always watching from the sidelines, is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Container
Young adult ( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,186 libraries worldwide
Mavis Gary is a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart. When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either
Labor Day by Joyce Maynard( visu )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
"What starts as an unforeseen encounter over a long holiday weekend soon becomes a second chance love story"--Container
Jeff, who lives at home ( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
This is story of one man's hilarious search for the meaning of life. As slacker Jeff stumbles toward enlightenment, he uncovers answers to his nagging family's problems. Jeff has no idea where he's going, but when he finally gets there, he might just find out what it's all about
Art school confidential by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Jerome, a kid from the suburbs who loves to draw, goes to New York City's Strathmore College for his freshman year as a drawing major. Competition and petty jealousy consume faculty and students, with an end-of-first-semester best-student award held out as a grand plum. Worse, a strangler is on the loose, killing people on or next to campus. The idealistic Jerome falls in love with Audrey, a student who models for life-drawing classes and who responds to his sweetness. But he has a rival: the clean-cut, manly Jonah, also a first-year drawing student, whose primitive work draws raves and Audrey's attention. As cynicism seems to corrode everything, Jerome is desperate to win
Crumb by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interviews with his mother, two brothers, wife, and ex-girlfriends, as well as selections from his vast quantity of graphic art, we are treated to a darkly comic ride through one man's subconscious mind
The First Amendment project ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Some assembly required: This film examines the protests during the 2004 Republican National Convention focusing on the disconnect between society's desire for order and the NYPD's overzealous application of force in stamping out potential threats to the placid image of the GOP's "big tent." Mainstream media downplayed the protests to the point of near-invisibility during the convention, so this portrait of articulate protesters serves as a corrective
House of cards by Michael Lessac( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
When a mother finds that her young daughter has withdrawn from reality, she and a well-meaning doctor struggle to come to the aid of the child. But when conventional science appears unable to reach the little girl, Ruth embarks on a journey within herself to unlock the mysteries that hold her daughter captive
The libertine by Laurence Dunmore( visu )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 29 libraries worldwide
John Wilmot, a 17th century poet, is the Earl of Rochester and from the beginning he treats his wife cruelly, drinks to relentless excess, abuses his friendships, and generally wallows in dissipation, much to the dismay of King Charles II. The king hopes that Rochester will write a play glorifying his reign. But Rochester finds his true inspiration when he sees a young actress named Lizzie Barry. Rochester sets out to make her the greatest actress of their time--and she, with some reluctance, submits to his teaching
Rochester, le dernier des libertins (The libertine) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Zhi ai by Michael Lessac( visu )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Juno Fox Searchlight Pictures presents a Mandate Pictures/Mr. Mudd Production ; a Jason Reitman Film ; produced by Lianne Halfon ... [et al.] ; written by Diablo Cody ; directed by Jason Reitman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is a cool, confident teenager who takes a nine-month detour into adulthood when she's faced with an unplanned pregnancy, and sets out to find the perfect parents for her baby. With the help of her charmingly unassuming boyfriend, supportive dad and no-nonsense stepmom, Juno sets her sights on an affluent couple longing to adopt their first child
Los descendientes = The descendants ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Multiple languages and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Nina, una brillante bailarina que forma parte de una compañía de ballet de Nueva York, vive completamente absorbida por la danza. La presión de su controladora madre, la rivalidad con su compañera Lily y las exigencias del severo director se irán incrementando a medida que se acerca el día del estreno. Esta tensión provoca en Nina un agotamiento nervioso y una confusión mental que la incapacitan para distinguir entre realidad y ficción (Cisne negro)
Juno ; Thank you for smoking ; Waitress ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Waitress: A small-town waitress, smitten with a stranger, hopes to win a pie-making contest so she can leave her obnoxious husband
La joven vida de Juno Juno ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Los edukadores: "Jan (Daniel Brühl), Peter (Stipe Erceg) y Jule (Julia Jentsch) están en plena juventud rebel-de. Les une la pasión por cambiar el estado de las cosas. Jan canaliza su ira luchando contra las injustas políticas de los ricos. Comparte los mismos ideales con su compañero de piso, Peter, aunque éste de forma más relajada. Jule, la novia de Peter, acaba mudándose al mismo piso cuando no puede llegar a final de mes con su salario de camarera. Jule no sabe que Jan y Peter son "Los edukadores", los misteriosos autores de actos creativos y no violentos con los que se dedican a avisar a los miembros del club de yates de que "sus días de abundancia están contados". Pero Jule también tiene un secreto: tuvo un accidente de coche y fue condenada a pagar una suma mensual a Hardenberg, un rico hombre de negocios. Mientras Peter está de vacaciones, Jule y Jan aprovechan para en-trar en la villa de Hardenberg (Burghart Klaussner) y "educarle". En-tre otras cosas, les empuja el creciente sentimiento que les une. Cuando Jan y Jule regresan a la villa la siguiente noche para reco-ger el móvil que se han dejado, Hardenberg les sorprende. No les queda más remedio que llamar a Peter para que les ayude, aunque se arriesgan a que descubra su romance secreto. El trío decide se-cuestrar al hombre de negocios y esconderse en la casa que un pariente tiene en las montañas. Estos jóvenes idealistas deberán enfrentarse a los valores de la generación en el poder."--La Butaca web site
Juno hong yun dang tou ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is a sixteen-year-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Yes, having a baby, especially at a young age, can dramatically affect the rest of young woman's life, and yes, it's nothing to be taken too lightly, but on the other hand: it's not the end of the world. How could a perfectly normal thing like a pregnancy be a totally awful thing? She decides to carry the baby to term and finds what seems like an ideal yuppie couple to adopt it, but everything falls apart. In the course of her pregnancy, Juno discovers that growing up isn't just about making the best of the mess you find yourself in, but figuring out what's best when that's not always clear
Juno Juno : crecer, correr y tropezar ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
" ... Juno tiene 16 años, no tiene tapujos, se lleva de pelos con su familia, tiene los mejores amigos y acaba de quedar embarazada ... quizá para una adolescente común esto sería un problema pero para alguien como Juno, esto es tan solo uno de esos detalles que le dan sabor a la vida. Juno decide que ella y su novio no son capaces de ser buenos padres, pues son muy jóvenes y les falta mucho por aprender; de esta forma es que la adolescente conoce a una pareja que no puede tener hijos y que anhela poder adoptar. A través de su relación con los futuros padres adoptivos, Juno tendrá que aprender, que crecer y ser responsable es algo que sólo se logra con amor, humor y valentía."--Envase
El secreto de Sally = House of cards ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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