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Tent, Kevin

Works: 15 works in 47 publications in 4 languages and 12,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Road films  Independent films  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Domestic comedy films 
Roles: Film editor, Author, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Kevin Tent
Publications by Kevin Tent
Most widely held works by Kevin Tent
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and English and held by 2,135 libraries worldwide
"wo de peng you yi xiang ren wei, zhu zai xia wei yi, jian zhi zhi shen tian tang, si hu...wo men zheng tian he zhu mai tai jiu, mei shi jiu chong chong lang...tian tang ge tou!ta men feng le ma? wo de jia ting ye hui luan qi ba zao, wo men de xin ye hui nan guo, dan...wo men hui hao hao de guo xia qu..."-mai te jin mai te jin(qiao zhi ke long ni shi)zhu zai xia wei yi, shi ye you cheng . guo zhu zi yi wei xing fu mei man de sheng huo, bu liao, zai ta de qi zi yi li sha bai yin wei qi cheng shui shang mo tuo che zao feng yi wai hou, ta de ren sheng cong ci bian diao ...cong yi ge wei ceng guan guo jia wu de gong si lao ban, dao yao cong ban gong zhong chou chu shi jian zhao gu hun mi de qi zi, bing mian dui nu er de jiao yang, tong shi yao jie jue jia zu tu di ji cheng de wen ti . jiu zai yi qie fen luan zhong, ta jing cong zi ji nu er kou zhong de zhi qi zi bei zhu ta you le wai yu, zhe ge qing tian pi li de shi shi rang ta xiu fen nan nai, ta jue ding yao zhao chu na ge ke wu de " qing fu ", kan kan
About Schmidt by Alexander Payne( visu )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,101 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( visu )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,073 libraries worldwide
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
Blow by Ted Demme( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of George Jung. This is an uncompromising look at the rise and fall of the man who became the largest importer of Colombia cocaine to the United States in the 1970's
I don't know how she does it by Allison Pearson( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
"Trying to balance work and family is a non-stop juggling act for Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker). As a determined Boston-based finance executive, she devotes her day to her job and her night to her adoring husband Richard (Greg Kinnear) and their two young children. In between conference calls, meetings, deadlines, and her daughter's school bake sale, Kate manages to survive on a daily basis. But when she gets handed a major new account that will require frequent trips to New York, and Richard also wins the new job he's been hoping for, both will be spreading themselves even thinner. Complicating matters is Kate's charming new business associate Jack Ablehammer (Pierce Brosnan), a handsome executive whose unexpected emotional support becomes a source of refuge. Also starring: Christina Hendricks, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Meyers and Olivia Munn."--Container
The Clearing by Pieter Jan Brugge( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 928 libraries worldwide
A successful businessman is kidnapped by a mysterious man, who is disturbingly familiar with the intimate details of his prisoner's personal life
Disconnect by Jason Bateman( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
"A hard-working lawyer attached to his cell phone can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex-cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues, and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today's wired world"--Container
Girl, interrupted by Susanna Kaysen( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Susanna Kaysen è una ragazza di buona famiglia che vive in una piccola cittadina americana. Dopo aver conseguito il diploma decide di non frequentare nessuna università per dedicarsi completamente alla sua grande passione, la scrittura. Dietro alla mitezza d'animo si nasconde però un disagio psichico talmente profondo che conduce la ragazza al suicidio. Salvata appena in tempo e curata da un medico di famiglia, Susanna viene ben presto condotta in un ospedale psichiatrico. L'impatto è traumatico: le medicine la debilitano, il personale è ostile, le altre ragazze nascondono drammi terribili che la sconvolgono. Secondo i medici, Susanna soffre della sindrome da personalità borderline, un disturbo che si ripercuote nelle relazioni interpersonali e che la spinge verso l'autodistruzione. Rifiutate le cure, la ragazza riesce a fuggire dall'ospedale con Lisa, la ribelle del gruppo, e a rifugiarsi da Daisy, un "ospite" da poco uscita dalla casa di cura Qui, un evento funesto cambia radicalmente la situazione: Daisy si toglie la vita dopo essersi accorta che tutti conoscono la natura incestuosa del suo rapporto con il padre; Susanna, scoperto il corpo esanime della coetanea, ne rimane talmente traumatizzata che decide consapevolmente di tornare in ospedale e provare a guarire. Il suo esempio darà la forza anche alle amiche per tentare un difficile ma possibile risanamento psichico
The goods : live hard, sell hard ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Fast-talking, foul-mouthed used-car liquidator Don Ready and his disorderly crew descend upon a small town to save a struggling auto dealership from bankruptcy by revving up the sales and moving out the cars at the Fourth of July sale. Ready soon discovers that he will have to rely on more than his crafty skills to make the weekend a success when he unexpectedly falls for the owner's daughter
Citizen Ruth by Laura Dern( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
"Dern is a pregnant chemical-inhaling homeless woman who inadvertently becomes the center of a pro-life vs. pro-choice struggle over her unborn child. A stinging satire of fanaticism"--Leonard Maltin's movie & video guide, 2001. "A pro-laugh comedy"--Videocassette box
Guncrazy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The story of a young woman, sexually used and abused by every man she's ever known, who becomes pen pals with a convict. Gaining strength and self confidence from their correspondence she takes control of her life. After they meet and become lovers, she kills her abusive guardian and the pair go on the run
The clearing High crimes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The clearing: A successful businessman is kidnapped by a mysterious man, who is disturbingly familiar with the intimate details of his prisoner's personal life
A proposito di Schmidt by Alexander Payne( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) se acaba de jubilar y se siente completamente desorientado. Además, no puede soportar la idea de que su única hija (Hope Davis) se case con un necio. Por si esto fuera poco, su mujer muere repentinamente. Tratando de darle algún sentido a su vida, decide emprender un viaje en busca de sus raíces. Después de cruzar el estado de Nebraska en caravana, llega a Denver, la ciudad donde vive su hija. Tras conocer a la familia del novio, tendrá todavía más razones para intentar que rompa su compromiso. Mientras tanto, mantiene una relación epistolar con un huérfano de seis años que vive en Tanzania y al que acaba de apadrinar. (FILMAFFINITY)
Election by Alexander Payne( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Trama: Alla High Carver School di Omaha (Nebraska) è tempo di elezioni: Tracy Flick, l'allieva più brillante dell'istituto, sembra la sola candidata realmente motivata a ricoprire la carica di presidente del consiglio studentesco. Tuttavia, Jim McAllister, docente di educazione civica ritenuto da tutti un insegnante modello, considera Tracy un' arrivista priva di scrupoli e propone a Paul Metzler, il capitano della squadra di football, di candidarsi per la medesima carica. La sorpresa di Tracy nell'apprendere di non essere l'unica candidata sarà ancora più grande quando vedrà scendere in campo anche la sorella di Paul, Tammy, desiderosa di vendicarsi del fratello, colpevole di essersi fidanzato con Lisa, una ragazza di cui si era invaghita. I tre candidati non potrebbero avere programmi più diversi: se Tracy punta al miglioramento dell'efficenza dell'istituto, Paul si concentra sulle attività ricreative. Tammy, al contrario, si pone in palese rottura con il sistema scolastico invitando gli studenti ad astenersi. Nel frattempo la vita sentimentale di McAllister si complica: frustrato dalla monotonia coniugale, stringe una relazione con Linda, moglie di un suo ex collega licenziato a causa di una relazione proprio con Tracy. Quando la campagna elettorale giunge al culmine, Tracy, schiacciata dalla pressione psicologica, strappa tutti i manifesti elettorali affissi da Paul. Viene aperta un'inchiesta: interrogata da McAllister, Tammy si autoaccusa, scagionando Tracy che in questo modo ottiene una vittoria di misura su Paul. McAllister tuttavia non ci sta: incaricato dello spoglio, fa sparire alcune schede, proclamando vincitore Metzler. Il trucco viene però smascherato proprio quando la moglie di McAllister scopre di essere stata tradita. Licenziato, ridotto sul lastrico dal divorzio, il professore è costretto a trasferirsi: riuscirà a farsi una nuova vita e, qualche anno dopo, incontrerà casualmente Tracy a Washingthon, ormai lanciata in un'irresistibile carriera politica
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Alternative Names
Kevin Tent Amerikaans filmeditor
Kevin Tent US-amerikanischer Cutter
Kevin Tent US-amerikanischer Filmeditor
Кевин Тент
کوین تنت تدوینگر آمریکایی
English (40)
Italian (4)
German (2)
Chinese (1)
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