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Halfon, Lianne

Overview
Works: 36 works in 171 publications in 5 languages and 14,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lianne Halfon
Publications by Lianne Halfon
Most widely held works by Lianne Halfon
Juno by Jason Reitman( visu )
33 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,027 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 )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,223 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
Labor Day by Jason Reitman( visu )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
"Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited."--IMDb website, 6/24/2016
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,318 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!"--Publisher description
Young Adult ( visu )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,208 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
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( visu )
10 editions published in 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 975 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
Jeff, who lives at home by Jason Segel( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life ... and if he's lucky, pick up the wood glue as well
Which way home ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Un documental que sigue a los menores migrantes no acompañados en su recorrido por México en su intento de llegar a Estados Unidos. Seguimos a los niños como Olga y Freddy, viejos hondureños 9 años, que están tratando de llegar a sus padres en los EE.UU.. Los niños como José, a 10 años de edad, de El Salvador, que ha sido abandonada por los contrabandistas y termina solo en un centro de detención de México, y Kevin, un callejero de 14 años de edad, de Honduras, cuya madre espera que va a llegar a los Estados Unidos
Demolition ( visu )
8 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Davis Mitchell, a successful investment banker, struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. Despite pressure from his father in law, Phil, to pull it together, Davis continues to unravel. What starts as a complaint letter to a vending machine company turns into a series of letters revealing startling personal admissions. Davis' letters catch the attention of customer service rep, Karen Mareno and amidst emotional and financial burdens of her own; the two form an unlikely connection
Art school confidential by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him
Crumb by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 443 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 367 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 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
La fête du travail ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele, all the while confronting the pangs of adolescence. Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, an intimidating man clearly in need of help. Frank convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives
Zhi ai[DVD] by Michael Lessac( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Las ventajas de ser un marginado = The perks of being wallflower ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Charlie es un estudiante de primer año académicamente precoz y poco sociable, un marginado, que siempre observa desde la distancia hasta que un par de jóvenes carismáticos le acogen bajo su ala. La bella Sam, de espíritu libre, y su hermanastro Patrick, sin miedo a nada, cuidan de Charlie ofreciéndole nuevas amistades, el primer amor, sexualidad florenciente, fiestas sin fin, pases a medianoche y la búsqueda de la canción perfecta
Vielleicht lieber morgen wir sind unendlich ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Juno ; Thank you for smoking ; Waitress ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 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
Los descendientes by Alexander Payne( 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)
Una vida en tres días ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dos desconocidos se ven forzados a estar juntos en las más increíbles circunstancias. Lo que empieza como un encuentro inesperado durante un largo fin de semana festivo, pronto se convierte en una historia de amor de segundas oportunidades
 
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Lianne Halfon Amerikaans filmproducente
Lianne Halfon US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin
Лайан Халфон
ليان هالفون
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