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Halfon, Lianne

Works: 32 works in 125 publications in 5 languages and 11,442 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Fiction  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 2,954 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years old. After a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, she 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. During her pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships develop
The perks of being a wallflower by Logan Lerman( visu )
15 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 2,037 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 1,322 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
Labor Day by Jason Reitman( visu )
10 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
"What starts as an unforeseen encounter over a long holiday weekend soon becomes a second chance love story"--Container
Young adult ( visu )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
Mavis Gary, una antigua reina del baile de fin de curso de 37 años y escritora de novelas para jóvenes adultos, vuelve a su antiguo hogar para revivir sus días de gloria y conquistar a su ahora casado novio de adolescencia
Jeff, who lives at home by Mark Duplass( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 927 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 )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Jerome goes to art school in the hopes of having his genuine ability recognized. Instead he finds that his teachers are self-obsessed has-beens and his peers are jaded and floundering. To make matters worse, Jerome finds himself being investigated for a series of gruesome stranglings. He becomes obsessed with a lovely student named Audrey, but she is more interested in the hunky Jonah, whose crude yet acclaimed paintings of cars and tanks make Jerome want to tear his own eyes out
Crumb by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 432 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 381 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 130 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
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 4 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
Juno Juno : crecer, correr y tropezar ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 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
Vielleicht lieber morgen ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in German 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
Rochester, le dernier des libertins (The libertine) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
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
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
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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