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Hope, Ted

Works: 76 works in 271 publications in 7 languages and 13,236 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biography  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Moderator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Ted Hope
Publications by Ted Hope
Most widely held works about Ted Hope
Most widely held works by Ted Hope
American splendor by Robert Pulcini( visu )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
Savages ( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and her family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now together, brother and sister must come to terms with the new and painful responsibilities with their father. The siblings are forced to face the struggle with their own personal demons
The ice storm by Ang Lee( visu )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
"The story of two dysfunctional families who learn to cope with nature-- human nature-- in this emotionally charged tale of suburban life in the '70s. When a self-centered husband's relationships with his wife and mistress grow cold, it takes a wife-swapping 'key party' and a freak ice storm to clear the air-- and change their lives forever."--Container
Yin shi nan nü Eat drink man woman by Ang Lee( visu )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A Taiwanese gay man living in Manhattan agrees to a marriage of convenience with a mainland Chinese woman in need of a green card. His parents are thrilled, and fly to the States to help him plan a lavish wedding banquet
Adventureland ( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
In 1987, James Brennan's dreams of a European summer vacation before studying at an Ivy League school in New York City are ruined after his parents have a severe career setback. As a result, James must get a summer job to cover his upcoming expenses. He goes to work at the decrepit local amusement park, Adventureland - a place where the games are rigged and the rides make you sick. There, he falls in love with witty co-worker, Emily Lewin. In that setting, the two have unforgettable and painful learning experiences about life, love and trust. A place where James discovers what he truly values
Martha Marcy May Marlene by Sean Durkin( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
"After escaping from a dangerous cult and the watchful eye of its charismatic leader, a young woman named Martha tries to reclaim a normal life with her family. But the haunting memories from Martha's past trigger a chilling paranoia, and nowhere seems safe as the fragile line between her reality and delusions begin to blur."--Container
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 902 libraries worldwide
In 1862, during the Kansas-Missouri border war, Jake and Jack Bull join the Confederate-sympathizing Bushwhackers after Jack's father is killed by marauding members of the abolitionist Jayhawkers. They are aided by unusual ally, Holt, who's fighting for the South despite being a former slave
The ex ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 649 libraries worldwide
Tom and Sofia have just had their first baby and that means it is time for Tom to grow up. When Tom goes to work for his father-in-law, his new boss Chip seems to have it out for him. Tom soon discovers that Chip is still carrying a flame for Sophia from their high school days. Now, Chip will stop at nothing to see Tom out of the company and out of Sophia's life. As the two go head to head, Tom must expose Chip's dirty tricks and push him out of the picture forever
She's the one ( visu )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and French and held by 629 libraries worldwide
Two adult brothers find their sibling rivalry is revived after one begins having an extramarital affair with the other's ex-fiancee
Lovely & amazing ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
"An intimate family portrait of four hapless but resilient women and the bittersweet lessons they learn in keeping up with the hectic demands of their individual neuroses"--Container
Towelhead ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Jasira, a 13-year-old Lebanese-American girl, moves to suburban Houston to live with her extremely strict father
Super by James Gunn( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Frank, a short-order cook, sees his ex-addict wife snatched away by a seductive drug dealer. Frank finds himself bereft and unable to cope, but he decides to fight back under the guise of a do-it-yourself superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a red hand-made suit, a wrench, a crazed sidekick named Boltie and absolutely nothing in the way of superpowers, Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife
Dark horse ( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Romance blooms between two thirty-somethings in arrested development: an avid toy collector who is the dark horse of his family and a depressed woman on the rebound
Happiness by Todd Solondz( visu )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection
Storytelling by Todd Solondz( visu )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
A story that makes light of the dark side of human behavior. Discover the truth about sex, lies and race relations in suburban America. Includes a mixture of an emotionally needy college student, a slacker named Scooby and a very dysfunctional family man
Human nature by Michel Gondry( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Go for a walk on the wild side in this deliciously twisted tale about three strangers caught in a hair-raising love triangle
Walking and talking by Nicole Holofcener( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Comedy about four friends looking for love in the '90's
Amateur by Hal Hartley( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography. She meets Thomas, a confused amnesiac who cannot remember that he used to be a vicious pornographer. Together, Isabelle and Thomas set out to discover his past, which is about to catch up with him
Tui shou Pushing hands by Ligong Xu( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A tai-chi master and widower moves from Beijing to a New York suburb to live with his only son. With a daughter-in-law who has no use for him and an ever-changing society, problems quickly arise. He is forced to call upon his tai-chi teachings and its "pushing hands" to give him the balance needed to survive in this poignant and comic tale
Surviving desire a film by Hal Hartley( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A look at the relationship between a misanthropic college professor and a student in one of his English literature classes. The two shorts are Theory of achievement which follows the lives of a group of Brooklynites who would love to make something of their lives, and Ambition, about a day in the life of a young artist who longs for professional success and the attention of beautiful women
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English (153)
Spanish (11)
French (5)
Chinese (4)
Italian (2)
German (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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