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Grigorov, Mario

Overview
Works: 37 works in 119 publications in 8 languages and 6,154 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Dance films  Interviews 
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 )
30 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,662 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 1,180 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 )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 887 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
When Rose, a female assassin, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she decides to carry out one final killing assisted by her lover and stepson, Mikey
Beyond ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A detective teams with a tabloid psychic to track down a missing child
Breath made visible by Rudolf Gerber( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 144 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
Tennessee ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 137 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
The best democracy money can buy : a tale of billionares & ballot bandits ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Follow investigative reporter Greg Palast as he busts the new KKK--the billionaire bandits that are behind a scheme to purge one million voters of color in November
29 palms ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 112 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
Out in the night ( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
"The story of 4 friends, out for a night in NYC, who became known as a "Gang of Killer Lesbians" when they defended themselves."--Kickstarter campaign page
The tic code ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 98 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
Aria by Paul Schwartz( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 78 libraries worldwide
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
The hopes & dreams of Gazza Snell ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"William McInnes (Look Both Ways, Sea Change) is the can-do barbecue dad of the title in Brendan Donovan's affectionate comedy-drama. He plays a Howick cleaning contractor whose hopes and dreams include success in local body politics. But his real passion is kart-racing and he's grooming his teenage sons, 17-year-old Marc and 14-year-old Ed (real-life brothers Josh and William McKenzie), as future motorsport heroes. He's borrowed so much money to make it all happen that it stretches the love of his wife Gail (Robyn Malcolm of Outrageous Fortune fame) to breaking point. When the boys collide on the track, Gazza's world is turned upside down, causing a crisis that tears at them all - forcing him to fight to keep his dreams afloat, and his family together."--Publisher description
Musical chairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"Musical Chairs is the story of Armando from the Bronx and Mia from the Upper East Side, who share a passion for dance. They meet at a midtown Manhattan studio where Mia is an instructor and Armando is a part-time janitor, putting aside his duties to give cha-cha lessons. A spark is ignited between them one night when they begin to dance together."--Container
Shadowboxer ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in French and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The attic Podstrešje ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
About a month after Emma and her family move into their seemingly picture-perfect Victorian home, Emma starts to have ghastly visions of a girl who appears to be her twin but is pure evil
Precious - Das Leben ist kostbar ( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Breath made visible Anna Halprin : revolution in dance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Precious (2009) by Lee Daniels( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 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, who 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
 
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