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Altman, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 270 publications in 5 languages and 6,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Films à clef  Made-for-TV movies  Dance films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Production personnel, Singer, Arranger, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John Altman
Publications by John Altman
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Most widely held works by John Altman
Shall we dance? by Masayuki Suo( visu )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Golden Globe winner Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez step out in a delightfully sexy comedy with a sizzling allstar cast! John Clark is a meek workaholic who feels trapped in a dull, mind numbing existence. But one night, his whole life changes when the sight of a beautiful dance instructor (Lopez) inspires him to break out of his mold and sign up for some fancy footwork if he expects to keep his exciting new passion a secret from his family and friends. Also starring Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon and Stanley Tucci!
Citizen Kane by Robert McKee( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
The matchmaker ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Marcy heads to a wee quaint Ireland burgh during its annual matchmaking festival, where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals
Hope springs by Colin Firth( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
After he is dumped by his fiancee, Vera, British artist, Colin, flees to the village of Hope in New England to bury himself in his art. Colin ends up sulking about in a small Vermont hotel run by Joanie. When Joanie becomes aware of Colin's broken heart, she decides to match him up with a local woman named Mandy. But just as romance begins to ensue between Colin and Mandy, Vera suddenly shows back up with the intentions of rekindling her relationship with Colin
Little voice by Mark Herman( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 416 libraries worldwide
After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV (played by Jane Horrocks) becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and various other famous female singers. But at night time, LV sings, imitating these great singers with surprising accuracy. One night she is overheard by one of her mother's boyfriends, who happens to be a talent agent. He manages to convince her that her talent is special and arranges for her to perform at the local night club, but several problems arise
The Reagans by James Brolin( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
As one of America's most beloved Presidents, Reagan led the nation to astounding highs and lows, escaped scandals and assassination attempts and created a new form of economics. First Lady, Nancy made her own mark on America
Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
American actress Karen Stone flees to Italy after a failed Broadway performance. Adding to her distress, her husband dies suddenly. Desperate and alone, Karen is introduced to Paolo, an incredibly handsome gigolo. Before long, their casual fling becomes an obsession that spirals Karen's life out of control
King of Texas by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
An aging cattle baron's plan to divide his vast spread among his three daughters ignites a sibling blood feud in this volatile Wild West retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Mr. St. Nick ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Santa Claus' powers are waning, so it is time to pass the torch to his son. But, Nick St. Nicholas is having too much fun on the beach being the life of the party
Hear my song by Plácido Domingo( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and German and held by 153 libraries worldwide
A young man who has lost the affections of his lady love thinks he can win her back by locating the reclusive Irish tenor her mother once loved
Fidel by Estella Bravo( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
The legendary life of Fidel Castro, from exiled revolutionary to the world's most controversial and longest serving head of state. As seen through the eyes of his wife, mistress and female cohort, this film reveals the untold story of Fidel's rise to become one of the world's most powerful leaders
Funny bones by Peter Chelsom( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Struggling in the shadow of his famous comedian father, a young comic retreats to his hometown when his act bombs in Las Vegas, and where he meets the seemingly dim Jack Parker. Searching for a new comedy routine, he uncovers some not so funny secrets about his family - and discovers their own eccentricities may be just the material he's looking for !
Suburban madness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of 44 year-old Clara Harris, a successful Texas dentist and mother of 4 year-old twins who hired a private investigator to spy on her cheating orthodontist husband. Instead, the investigator ends up videotaping her client running over her husband three times with her Mercedes-Benz in the posh parking lot of an upscale hotel and killing him. During the trial, Clara's in-laws came to her defense while her stepdaughter testified against her. In the end, a Houston jury convicts Harris for first-degree murder
Bhaji on the beach by Gurinder Chadha( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Director Gurinder Chadha's landmark debut feature is the first to be helmed by a British Asian woman. The story concerns a day-trip to Blackpool by a disparate group of Indian women from the Saheli Asian Women's Group. The group includes battered wife Ginder (Kim Vithana), refusing to stand by her man (much to the chagrin of her elders), unmarried teenage mum-to-be Hashida (Sarita Khajura), shunned by the same elders for her relationship with a black man, and respectable shop assistant Asha (Lalita Ahmed), who escapes into a fantasy world from her drab day-to-day existence when she is charmed by a local playboy thesp. Also along for the day are a middle-class Bombay woman of tasteless glamour and a couple of boy-crazy teenage girls. (DVDSource)
Shoot on sight by Jag Mundhra( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Hindi and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"Shoot on sight is a fictional story based on London Police order to shoot suspected terrorists after the July 7th 2005 London bombings, that resulted in racial profiling. The film unfolds the turmoil in the life of Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer at Scotland Yard. Commander Ali, born in Lahore and tasked to investigate the police and his fellow Muslims, he finds his inquiry hampered from all sides. When evidence surfaces pointing to the slain man's innocence, as well as the existence of a terrorist cell operating in his own backyard, Tariq must face the realization that sometimes, the right decision is the hardest one to make."--Container
RKO 281 ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 45 libraries worldwide
The making of Orson Welles' masterpiece Citizen Kane, which William Randolph Hearst tried everything to shut down
Music from Hear my song by John Altman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and German and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Fidel : the untold story ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The legendary life of Fidel Castro, from exiled revolutionary to the world's most controversial and longest serving head of state. As seen through the eyes of his wife, mistress and female cohort, this film reveals the untold story of Fidel's rise to become one of the world's most powerful leaders
Original soundtrack recording from the motion picture The sheltering sky by Ryūichi Sakamoto( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in No Linguistic Content and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hart Benton's "The sources of country music" ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Missouri artist Thomas Hart Benton tells how he created his final work, the mural The sources of country music. Shows Benton at work during successive stages in the painting: making preliminary sketches, clay model, and easel drawing; sketching in portions of the mural; and painting portions of the mural with acrylic paints. Benton also discusses the distinctive style of country music. Music in sound track follows the succession of country songs which Benton said were in his mind as he worked on various portions of the mural
 
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Alternative Names
John Altman Brits dirigent
John Altman compositeur, chef d'orchestre et saxophoniste
John Altman (kompozytor)
John "Genius" Altman
Джон Альтман
Джон Альтман композитор
Ջոն Ալտման
ジョン・アルトマン (作曲家)
Languages
English (81)
Spanish (12)
German (6)
French (2)
Hindi (1)
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