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Altman, John 1949-

Overview
Works: 93 works in 272 publications in 5 languages and 6,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  History  Documentary television programs  Journalism films  Dance films  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Singer, Production personnel, Compiler, Arranger
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 Mark Sandrich( visu )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,027 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 Orson Welles( visu )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance
The matchmaker ( visu )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 510 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 )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 472 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 )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 425 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 402 libraries worldwide
From movie star to President of the United States, this is the true story of Ronald Reagan's rise to power, his marriage to his devoted wife Nancy, his tumultuous role as a father, and the political controversies that plunged him into the darkest chapter of his political life
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by José Quintero( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 373 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 334 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 by Kelsey Grammer( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 241 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
Fidel Castro by John Griffiths( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 171 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
Hear my song by Plácido Domingo( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 140 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
Suburban madness ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 91 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 )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 81 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 )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Hindi and held by 61 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
Atlantis by Eric Serra( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1991 in 3 languages and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hart Benton's "The sources of country music" ( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 26 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
Music from Hear my song by John Altman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and German and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Beautiful Joe by Steve Metcalfe( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A dying man finds that horses, blondes, and the Mob may end his life faster than cancer in this dark comedy from the U.K. Joe (Billy Connolly) is a regular guy who runs a flower shop and has never had much in the way of good luck. Things seem to be grim for Joe when he's diagnosed with a brain tumor, but a bit of good fortune appears on the horizon when he wins a jackpot at the racetrack. However, Hush (Sharon Stone), an exotic dancer who has fallen deeply in debt to a gang of thugs, steals Joe's newly won fortune to pay them off. Joe gets his money back by explaining to the gangsters what happened, but only because they mistake him for a syndicate kingpin they've heard about but never met. When the gangsters discover that Joe is a florist and not a career criminal, they find the situation less than amusing. Beautiful Joe also stars Ian Holm, Gil Bellows, and Jurnee Smollett. While the film enjoyed a theatrical run in Europe, it debuted in America on the Cinemax premium cable network
The comedians by Graham Greene( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A sardonic white hotel owner watches Haiti sink into barbarism with growing fatalism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer
 
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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 (90)
Spanish (23)
German (8)
French (6)
Hindi (1)
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