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Grigorov, Mario

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Works: 33 works in 96 publications in 8 languages and 5,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Performer, Conceptor, Creator, Instrumentalist, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Mario Grigorov
Publications by Mario Grigorov
Most widely held works by Mario Grigorov
Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Sapphire( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,505 libraries worldwide
In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Taxi to the dark side by Alex Gibney( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,183 libraries worldwide
An investigation into the introduction of torture as an interrogation technique in U.S. facilities, and the role played by key figures of the Bush Administration in the process. Takes an in-depth look at the case of Afghan taxi driver Dilawar, who was suddenly detained by the U.S. military one afternoon and died in his Bagram prison cell five days later
The paperboy by Lee Daniels( visu )
8 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and Matthew McConaughey star in this steamy crime thriller set in rural Florida at the end of the 1960s. Charlotte Bless (Kidman), a garishly seductive femme fatale, enlists the help of returning Miami Times investigative reporter Ward Jansen (McConaughey) and his black colleague Yardley Acheman (David Oyelowo) as she tries to overturn the conviction of death row inmate Hillary Van Wetter (John Cusack), who is accused of murdering a local racist sheriff. But as a mutual resentment simmers between Yardley and Ward's adolescent younger brother, Jack (Efron), the investigation threatens to get derailed as the main protagonists find themselves swept up in a heady cocktail of heat, lust and violence
Shadowboxer by Lee Daniels( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Dos asesinos a sueldo tienen que acabar con la vida de la esposa de un jefe del crimen organizado. Pero cuando descubren que la futura víctima está embarazada cambiarán de idea, dándose los tres a la fuga
Beyond ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A detective on the search for a kidnapped seven-year old girl clashes with a psychic who claims to have visions of the missing girl
Tennessee ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Two brothers take a road trip to their hometown to find their father who they haven't seen in years. Along the way they pick up a frustrated young waitress. She has a dream who helps them overcome their painful past, confront the challenges in their futures, and become a family again. It's about facing the past in order to find your future
Breath made visible ( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and German and held by 135 libraries worldwide
First feature documentary about the life and career of Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer who believed in dance's power to teach, heal, and transform at all ages of life. Blends recent interviews with counterparts such as the late Merce Cunningham, archival footage, including her establishment of the first multiracial dance company in the U.S., and excerpts of current performances such as "Parades and Changes" at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris
The tic code ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Set against the background of the Greenwich Village jazz scene, this is the story of a boy with Tourette's Syndrome whose only escape from his troubles is into the world of jazz music
29 palms ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
When an undercover FBI agent uncovers illegal gambling activities at an Indian casino, he goes on the run as the mob's best hit man is hired to take him out
Aria by Paul Schwartz( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Precious La véritable Precious Jones ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Rhymes with orange by Mario Grigorov( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Precious das Leben ist kostbar ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Harlem, New York, 1987: Precious ist jung, schwarz, 200 Kilo schwer und voller Illusionen über ein besseres Leben. Bisher hatte sie wenig Glück und nun droht sie auch noch von der Schule verwiesen zu werden, denn sie kann trotz absolvierter 9 Schuljahre weder lesen noch schreiben. Erst als eine Lehrerin, die sehr wohl Potenziale in dem Mädchen entdeckt, sie in ein Förderprogramm empfiehlt, beginnt eine Besserung
The hopes & dreams of Gazza Snell ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Breath made visible na Halprin, le souffle de la danse by Ruedi Gerber( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Anna Halprin, le souffle de la danse est le premier film sur la carrière exceptionnelle d'Anna Halprin, pionnière américaine de la danse contemporaine. Une femme qui a redéfini l'art moderne avec la conviction que la danse peut nous transformer et nous guérir à tous les âges de la vie. Le portrait d'une icône comme un aller-retour permanent entre le mouvement et le souffle, entre l'art et la vie, avec pour seul territoire la danse, et unique injonction "Dansez votre vie !" (Source : jaquette)
The paperboy Razkrito! ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Cafe del Mar : Aria by Mario Grigorov( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The attic Podstrešje ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Out in the night ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Precious - Das Leben ist kostbar ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
 
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