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Halfon, Lianne

Works: 25 works in 163 publications in 6 languages and 13,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Lianne Halfon
Publications by Lianne Halfon
Most widely held works by Lianne Halfon
Juno by Jason Reitman( visu )
34 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,005 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
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Logan Lerman( visu )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,190 libraries worldwide
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is based on the wildly popular novel by Stephen Chbosky about a freshman named Charlie who is always watching from the sidelines until a pair of charismatic seniors takes him under their wing. Beautiful, free-spirited Sam and her fearless stepbrother Patrick shepherd Charlie through new friendships, first love, burgeoning sexuality, bacchanalian parties, midnight screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and the quest for the perfect song
Labor Day by Joyce Maynard( visu )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,514 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 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,321 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 by Jason Reitman ( '11 ) Movie( 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 974 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 )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 932 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
Which way home ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 796 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
Art school confidential by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 690 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 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
Fox vs. Franken: In an absurd convergence of circumstances, Fox News filed a lawsuit against liberal imp Al Franken (they objected to his parody of their slogan "fair and balanced") in order to coddle star pundit Bill O'Reilly. The real joke is how badly Fox's efforts to muscle Franken backfired, putting them in the middle of a story so crazy, it reads like something Franken could have invented for one of his own books
Demolition by J. P Sniadecki( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 8 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
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
Juno: A teenager 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
The Descendants 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)
Monkey troubel ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Eva Gregory really wants a pet. Eva's parents really don't. However when a little monkey attaches himself to Eva in the park, she can't resist her new-found friend and secretly takes him home. Dodger, as she names him, is cute, cuddly and full of hilarious tricks. Yet behind the lovable nature lies a secret. Dodger is America's most wanted kleptomaniac, trained to relieve admirers of their valuables without their knowledge. He also belongs to Azro, a gypsy hustler who will do anything to get him back. Meanwhile Azro is being chased by some of the biggest crooks in town who want Dodger to work for them!
La voce del silenzio = House of cards ( visu )
in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Trama: Sally Matthews, cinque anni, ha perso il padre, precipitato da un'impalcatura mentre con Ruth, sua moglie, eseguiva il restauro di un tempio maya in Messico. L'incidente, che in un primo momento appare privo di conseguenze psicologiche per la piccola, al ritorno negli Stati Uniti si rivela devastante: Sally non parla, si rifiuta di comunicare anche con la madre e il fratello, appare assorta in una specie di ipnosi e, in un'occasione, si ritrova a camminare in bilico sulla grondaia del tetto di casa, fortunatamente senza conseguenze. Ruth, tuttavia, sembra non voler riconoscere nello strano comportamento della figlia il sintomo di una grave malattia psichiatrica e si ostina, senza successo, a voler comunicare con lei attraverso i canali tradizionali. Un giorno, però, Sally causa involontariamente il ferimento di un compagno di scuola: Ruth è costretta dalle autorità scolastiche ad affidare la piccola alle cure del dottor Beerlander, uno psichiatra infantile che, dopo un periodo di osservazione, emette una diagnosi di autismo e consiglia il ricovero della bimba in un istituto specializzato. Sia pur riluttante Ruth acconsente ma, quando dopo un lungo periodo di cura i risultati tanto attesi non si fanno vedere, decide di agire per conto proprio, prendendo spunto da un episodio inquietante: la bambina, infatti, ha costruito un'enorme torre di forma elicoidale con delle carte da gioco, alcune dei tarocchi e delle fotografie che la ritraggono insieme al padre. Ruth, che è architetto e lavora con programmi per creare realtà virtuali, ricostruisce grazie al computer lo strano castello di carte, e penetra al suo interno per capire l'origine della malattia di sua figlia. Tuttavia, solo quando la donna farà ricostruire nei pressi della casa un modello a grandezza naturale della torre di carte il mistero verrà svelato: una notte la piccola Sally sale sulla torre, entra in comunicazione telepatica con la madre e con lei rivive il momento della scomparsa del padre, riuscendo a superare il trauma
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Alternative Names
Lianne Halfon Amerikaans filmproducente
Lianne Halfon US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin
Лайан Халфон
English (119)
Spanish (13)
German (4)
French (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)
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