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River Road Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 42 works in 295 publications in 6 languages and 26,050 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  History  Documentary films  Fantasy films  Nonfiction 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 )
23 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,362 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 )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,325 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 )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,765 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 )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,409 libraries worldwide
Wyoming, summer of 1963. Two young men, Ennis a ranch hand and Jack an aspiring rodeo bull rider, are sent to work together herding sheep on Brokeback Mountain. Both men anticipate the job to be a rather uneventful venture. But soon, it turns into an affair of love, of lust, and complications that will spand through two decades of their lives. Through marriage, through children, and through the grip of societal confines and the expectations of what it is to be a man
The tree of life by Terrence Malick( visu )
41 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,022 libraries worldwide
The impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950's that follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith
A prairie home companion by Garrison Keillor( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,808 libraries worldwide
"El aclamado programa de radio de Garrison Keillor, es fervientemente seguido por más de cuatro millones de oyentes en 558 estaciones radiales a través de todo el territorio de los Estados Unidos. La película es una fábula tragicómica cuya historia se desarrolla en el interior de la estructura de uno de los más terribles programas emitidos: aquel en el cual todos aquellos que hacían el programa más reconocido y con mayor trayectoria de la radio supieron que sería el último."--Cinefis web site
A monster calls by J. A Bayona( visu )
10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,805 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( visu )
15 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,548 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
Fair game by Doug Liman( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,326 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?
Valerian and the city of a thousand planets by Luc Besson( visu )
7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are a team of special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defense, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha. A mystery is at the center of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the city
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
With the success of their all-girl teenage rock band, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie's friendship begins to unwind after Currie decides to leave the group
Se, jie = Lust, caution by Ang Lee( visu )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 714 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
Fur : an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus by Steven Shainberg( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
1958 nian de niu yue,fu yu de pi cao shang zhi nu dai an ai bo si(Diane Arbus, ni ke ji man shi{272b3f}, zhen ri jin xin jin li ban yan zhu she ying shi zhang fu ya lun{272b3e} tai bu rui er shi{272b3f} de hao zhu li,hao qi zi yu hao mu qin de jue se .ran er ta nei xin shen chu suo ke wang de que bu jin jin shi ru ci yi fan feng shun de ren sheng;dang yi ming dai zhu mian ju de shen mi nan zi lai nuo{272b3e} xiao lao bo dao ni shi{272b3f} ban shang er lou,gui yi wai mao he yin yu qi zhi li ke xi yin le dai an de mu guang,zhu jian kai qi dai an qian zai ben zhi de guai yi,yi ji shi zhong bei chuan tong bao fu ya yi de jing ren she ying tian fu.liang ren zhi jian ai mei jin ji de guan xi,tiao zhan zhu shi su de yan guang,yi xin xiang wang neng shi fang ling hun jia suo de dai an you ru he tu po xin fang?cong an fen shou ji de jia ting zhu fu zhuan bian cheng mei guo dang dai bei shou zheng yi de chuan qi she ying shi
Time out of mind ( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 666 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 Hank Azaria( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 478 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
The last face by Sean Penn( visu )
4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Follows the love affair of a director of an international aid agency in Africa and a relief aid doctor amidst a political/social revolution, as together they face tough choices surrounding humanitarianism and life through civil unrest
A Prairie home companion with Garrison Keillor : 30th broadcast season celebration ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 228 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 50 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
Vers l'inconnu ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 14 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
The resident by Antti J Jokinen( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 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
 
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