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River Road Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 23 works in 187 publications in 8 languages and 21,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Documentary films  Musical films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about River Road Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by River Road Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by River Road Entertainment (Firm)
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( visu )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 3,194 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Food, Inc by Robert Kenner( visu )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,157 libraries worldwide
Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( visu )
19 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,712 libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( visu )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 2,380 libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
The tree of life by Terrence Malick( visu )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,938 libraries worldwide
This is a film about the conflict between nature and grace, the agonizing mystery of God, and the meaning of life itself. The death of his brother forces Jack O'Brien to confront his past, which is dominated by his difficult relationship with his father. Jack's father was a stern authoritarian whose no-nonsense demeanor masked a host of unfulfilled dreams. His mother was a gentle, kind woman who often allowed her own needs and desires to give way to those of her husband and children. As Jack's memories come flooding back--of the course of a Texas summer in the 1950s--viewers observe Jack's evolving relationship with his parents, his younger brother, and God, while adult Jack questions the meanings of life, love, and family
A prairie home companion by Garrison Keillor( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,794 libraries worldwide
As if the result of some strange mass-media fluke, the popular radio program "A Prairie Home Companion" somehow managed to survive the television age to entertain its audience every Saturday night from the stage of the historic Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. Week after week, hangdog host G.K. serves as unflappable emcee to an amiable hodgepodge of radio-friendly acts that include the likes of popular country duo Yolanda and Rhonda Johnson and singing cowboys the Old Trailhands. This is one show where the under-the-line antics are nearly as entertaining as the program itself. The efforts of down-on-his-luck private dick and backstage doorkeeper Guy Noir discovers the true identity of a mysterious blonde and helps aspiring teen singer Lola to find her true voice before a live audience. There is still plenty of fun and mystery to be had at the old Fitzgerald before the final curtain falls
Fair game by Doug Liman( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,360 libraries worldwide
In the run-up to the Iraq War, Valerie Plame, a supervisor of covert operations at the CIA, is assigned to determine if Saddam has nuclear weapons. In secret, she interviews scientists inside Iraq and suggests that her husband, a former diplomat, go to Niger to investigate a report from the Vice President's office that Iraq bought enriched uranium there. When the country goes to war, in part based on the President's claim that the sale took place, Plame's husband, Joe Wilson, writes in the New York Times that the report is false. The White House smears the couple to change the subject. Her career ruined, his credibility under attack, their marriage starts to crack. Can they find trust and fight back?
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( visu )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,329 libraries worldwide
An unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson's music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
The RUNAWAYS--recounts JOAN JETT (Kristen Stewart) and her friend CHERIE CURRIE's (Dakota Fanning) rise from rebellious Southern California teens to headliners of the now-legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. Guitarist-singer Joan, drummer SANDY WEST and lead guitarist LITA FORD join forces with singer Cherie under the Svengali-like influence of rock impresario KIM FOWLEY (Michael Shannon). With her home life in tatters, Cherie adopts the band as her new family, especially Joan, who becomes her partner-in-crime and sometime lover. With its tough-chick image and raw talent, the band quickly earns a name for itself-and so do its two leads: Joan is the band's pure Rock 'n' Roll heart, while Cherie, with her Bowie-Bardot looks, is cast in the role of sex kitten. But during a tour of Japan at the peak of the band's quaalude-popping success, drugs and personality clashes drive a wedge between the girls that builds to a flash point, leading to an emotional and surprising conclusion. THE RUNAWAYS is the story of two troubled teenage girls whose turbulent friendship becomes the stuff of Rock 'n' Roll legend
Fur an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus by Steven Shainberg( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in love with Lionel Sweeney. Sweeney is an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century. Diane's strange, new world unlocks her deepest secrets, awakens her remarkable artistic genius, and launches her path to becoming the artist she is meant to be
Se, jie Lust, caution by Ang Lee( visu )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of a transforming country, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal
Time out of mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect with his estranged daughter
Chicago 10 by Brett Morgen( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the anti-war protest of the 1968 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago and the protest organizers brought to trial by the city. Told with animation, archival footage and music
A Prairie home companion with Garrison Keillor 30th broadcast season celebration ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Bonus material: Sweet corn ; BR549 - Ain't got time ; SFX Balloon ; Only for you ; BR549 - I'll be yours and you'll be mine ; Photo gallery
Bobby McFerrin Try this at home by Bobby McFerrin( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Shot in front of a concert hall audience, this performance shows McFerrin's vocal acuities, his incandescent rhythms and tonalizations, his spontaneous creations, and his interaction with the audience
The resident by Antti J Jokinen( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Juliet has found the perfect NY apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. But there are secrets behind every wall and terror in every room as she gets the unnerving feeling that she is not alone - she is being watched
Something new ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
If love is an adventure, Kenya McQueen has yet to be embarked upon it. A beautiful L.A. career woman, Kenya works as a senior manager at a prestigious accounting firm, and is on the verge of making partner. But she has yet to find her own partner and a fulfilling personal life. After another Valentine's Day spent working late, Kenya agrees to a blind date with Brian, a sexy and free-spirited landscape architect who is not exactly what she'd pictured for herself. Then again, she does need the yard of her new house fixed up. Her girlfriends are there for her with advice. Kenya's socially prominent parents Joyce and Edmond and womanizing younger brother Nelson also voice their own opinions. But it's when her perfect match, Mark, enters the picture that Kenya is truly thrown into confusion and ultimately, Kenya has to decide for herself what she truly wants
Zniewolony : 12 Years a Slave ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Food, Inc ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing how our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Reveals surprising - and often shocking truths - about what we eat, how it's produced and who we have become as a nation
Futro: portret wyobrażony Diane Arbus ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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