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Echo Lake Productions

Overview
Works: 20 works in 85 publications in 4 languages and 9,596 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Road films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Melodrama  Romance films  Gangster films  Dark comedy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Echo Lake Productions
Publications by Echo Lake Productions
Most widely held works by Echo Lake Productions
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( visu )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,362 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
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( visu )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Water by Deepa Mehta( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 1,417 libraries worldwide
Set in 1938 colonial India, against Mahatma Gandhi's rise to power, the story begins as eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu widows must live out their lives in penitence. Chuyia's feisty presence affects the lives of the other residents, including a beautiful young widow, who falls in love with a Gandhian idealist
The Joneses by Derrick Borte( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 788 libraries worldwide
"Los nuevos vecinos: Kate (Demi Moore) y Steve (Dave Duchovny) podrían pasar por un matrimonio normal si no fuera porque son, definitivamente, perfectos. Ambos son atractivos, poseen lo que todos desearían y sus hijos son los más populares de la escuela. ¿Puede tanta perfección existir? Pronto todos en el vecindario querrán poseer todo lo que esta familia consume, sin saber que los Joneses no son más que un experimento mercadológico para elevar las ventas de ciertos productos. El amor de Kate y Steve no era verdadero, hasta hoy."--Envase
You kill me by John Dahl( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He is a hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank has a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not the touchy-feely kind of guy, but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. But, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laural, faces old rivals on new terms
Thirteen conversations about one thing ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
13 conversations about one thing takes four characters (a lawyer who hits a housecleaner with his car, then flees the scene; the housecleaner herself; a science professor who leaves his wife; and an insurance claims adjuster who's deeply envious of a coworker who seems irrepressibly happy) and blends their stories into a delicate but potent mix
La ciudad = The city by Independent Television Service( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
An unforgettable portrait of immigrant life in a collection of four stories about love, hope, and loss: a day laborer paid to gather bricks from an abandoned lot meets a tragic end; a young man newly arrived from Mexico falls in love with a girl from his home village; a homeless puppeteer dreams of a better life for his daughter; and a seamstress is in desperate need of money to send home for her daughter's medical treatment
Before the rains ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
After a British spice planter falls in love with his alluring servant, an idealistic young man finds himself torn between his ambitions and his family, his village, and his past. Loyalties are tested and destinies decided as two worlds collide
Dreamland ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A teenaged girl living in a trailer park must decide between caring for her father and ailing friend or fulfilling her own dreams
The ward ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Kristen, a troubled young woman in a 1960s mental institution, finds herself bruised, cut, and drugged. The other patients in the ward offer no answers, and Kristen quickly realizes things are not as they seem. The air is heavy with secrets, and at night, when the hospital is dark and foreboding, she hears strange and frightening sounds. It appears they are not alone. One-by-one, the other girls begin to disappear and Kristen must find a way out before she, too, becomes a victim
Twelve and holding ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Three friends band together for support in order to cope with death of a fourth
The big empty ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
John is living in Los Angeles and is starting to buckle under the pressure of his own failures. With no jobs coming in and a massive credit card debt to pay off, John works part-time as a courier. Out of the blue, a strange man makes John an offer that involves delivering a suitcase to a man in Baker, CA. John will receive $27,000 in cash if he can get it to the man. John's first tip off that something odd is going on comes when, along with the suitcase, he's given a loaded gun and instructions to defend the package with his life if necessary
Things behind the sun ( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
"A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts."--Internet Movie Database
Levity ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Manuel Jordan has done time in prison for accidentally killing a kid during an attempted robbery. After being released, he returns to the town where he committed the crime in hopes of seeking salvation. He ends up in a community center where he meets a pastor, who helps him out. Trying to find redemption for his sins, he befriends Adele, who just happens to be the sister of the boy he shot in the robbery. He also meets teenaged Sofia, a rich girl with a drug problem. Manuel seems drawn to interfere when Adele's son Abner seems headed down a criminal path
Water by Malcolm Turnbull( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices
Thirteen conversations about one thing ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thirteen conversations about one thing takes four characters (a lawyer who hits a housecleaner with his car, then flees the scene; the housecleaner herself; a science professor who leaves his wife; and an insurance claims adjuster who's deeply envious of a coworker who seems irrepressibly happy) and blends their stories into a delicate but potent mix
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"William Shakespeare's epic and searing love story has been revitalized for a whole new generation by Academy Award winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes and acclaimed director Carlo Carlei. Douglas Booth and Hailee Steinfeld lead an extraordinary ensemble cast as Romeo and Juliet, the star-crossed youths who fall for each other in spite of their feuding families. Filled with lush, enchanting imagery amid its original setting in Verona, Italy, this legendary tale of romance remains timeless and transcendent and as powerful as ever."--Publisher description
Agua = Water by Verónica Chen( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
"Goyo, former open water swimming champion, hides in the desert, abandoning his career and dreams, after an accusation of doping in the Santa Fe-Coronda Marathon, which consists of swimming across 57 kilometers of the Paraná River. Eight years later, he returns to Santa Fe. He returns to the marathon to recover his title and restore his name. His return evokes his past and old emotions"--Translation by cataloger of container summary
Twelve and holding ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three close friends start down the path of self-discovery and begin to find their own voices. When the twin brother of one of the friends dies in a childish prank, they come together to grapple with feelings of revenge, learn the burden of grief, and to experience the changes of growing up
12 and holding = Yaş on iki ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three close friends start down the path of self-discovery and begin to find their own voices. A family member dies and the three come together to grapple with feelings of revenge, learn the burden of grief, and to experience the changes of growing up
 
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English (66)
Hindi (14)
Spanish (4)
French (1)
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