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Daniels, Lee 1959-

Overview
Works: 157 works in 575 publications in 10 languages and 15,230 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television series  Biographies  Romance films  Television musicals  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Restager , Cinematographer , tld, Author of screenplay, Creator, Author, Scenarist, fmd, fmp, Conceptor, Other, pmn, Interviewee, Composer, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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The Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

64 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,314 WorldCat member 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
Monster's ball by Marc Forster( Visual )

47 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hank and Leticia inhabit stark, queasy realities of the contemporary South, he as a death row corrections officer and she as the soon-to-be widow of an inmate whose execution Hank helps conduct. In the aftermath of the execution, both lose their children to tragic deaths and they form an unlikely bond
The paperboy by Lee Daniels( Visual )

40 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It takes audiences deep into the backwaters of steamy 1960s South Florida, as investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story. With the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff
Empire by Terrence Howard( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After music mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons will succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland
Lee Daniels' the butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story about Cecil Gaines, a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Empire( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite an ongoing feud between their sons Jamal and Hakeem, a stunning betrayal may unite the family against an outside takeover of Empire Records. Meanwhile, Cookie learns a frightening truth about her new lover, and tragedy tests Andre's newfound faith. Featuring off-the-charts guest stars, the acclaimed second season of Empire is here, along with exciting special features that grant you backstage access!
The woodsman by Nicole Kassell( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pedophile attempts to pull his life together after serving a 12-year prison sentence
Precious by Lee Daniels( Visual )

95 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 685 WorldCat member 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
The butler : [a witness to history] by Wil Haygood( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler who had served no fewer than eight presidents, from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan
Shadowboxer by Lee Daniels( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member 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
Prince of Broadway( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky, an illegal immigrant from Ghana, makes ends meet by soliciting shoppers on the street with knock-off brand merchandise. Levon, an Armenian-Lebanese immigrant, operates an illegal storefront for counterfeit goods. Lucky's world is suddenly turned upside down when a woman appears, insisting her toddler is his son. While Lucky copes with his new domestic dilemma, Levon struggles to save a marriage that is falling apart
Tennessee( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member 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 Dungeon masters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil drow-elf is displaced by Hurricane Katrina. A sanitation worker lures friends into a Sphere of Annihilation. A failed supervillian starts a cable access show involving ninjas, puppets, and a cooking segment. These are the characters, real and imagined, of Keven McAlester's new documentary film, The Dungeon masters. Against the backdrop of crumbling middle-class America, two men and one woman devote their lives to Dungeons and Dragons, the storied role-playing game, and its various descendants. As their baroque fantasies clash with real lives, the characters find it increasingly difficult to allay their fear, loneliness, and disappointment with the game's imaginary triumphs. Soon the true heroic act of each character's real life emerges, and the film follows each as he or she summons the courage to face it. Along the way, The Dungeon Masters reimagines the tropes of classic heroic cinema, creating an intimate portrait of minor struggles and triumphs writ large
Star( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring a soundtrack of original music and stunning musical performances, the series follows three talented singers chasing stardom while running from their pasts. Star is a tough-as-nails young woman who came up in the foster care system and decides to take control of her destiny. Together with her sister Simone, and her Instagram bestie Alexandra, Star journeys to Atlanta where they all hope to become music superstars
Le majordome( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cecil Gaines jouit d'une existence confortable grâce à sa fonction très convoitée : il est majordome à la Maison Blanche. Celle-ci lui offre une place de choix pour observer la vie politique des Etats-Unis et les nombreuses tractations qui ont lieu dans le célèbre Bureau ovale, située dans l'aile Ouest du bâtiment. Pourtant, son engagement indéfectible suscite peu à peu des tensions chez ses proches : sa femme semble s'éloigner de lui et l'un de ses fils s'intéresse de près au mouvement contestataire des Black Panthers. Mais, en grand professionnel, Cecil veut continuer à vivre de l'intérieur les grands évènements historiques des Etats-Unis. (www.telerama.fr)
Empire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inmiddels zijn er drie maanden verstreken sinds de arrestatie van Lucious Lyon, hoofd van het muziekimperium Empire. Nu, vrijgelaten uit de gevangenis, voert hij met Cookie een wedstrijd om de muziekindustrie te domineren
The butler : un maggiordomo alla Casa Bianca( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tratto da una storia vera, è dedicato ad un uomo molto speciale: Eugene Allen, nero di umili origini, maggiordomo alla Casa Bianca dal 1957 al 1986, testimone della vita privata e delle vicende politiche di 7 presidenti degli Stati Uniti, da Harry Truman fino a Barack Obama. Il film racconta la tenacia e la determinazione di un uomo, la nascita di una nazione e la forza della famiglia (LaFeltrinelli)
Precious das Leben ist kostbar by Lee Daniels( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harlem, New York, 1987: Precious ist jung, schwarz, 200 Kilo schwer und voller Illusionen über ein besseres Leben. Bisher hatte sie wenig Glück und nun droht sie auch noch von der Schule verwiesen zu werden, denn sie kann trotz absolvierter 9 Schuljahre weder lesen noch schreiben. Erst als eine Lehrerin, die sehr wohl Potenziale in dem Mädchen entdeckt, sie in ein Förderprogramm empfiehlt, beginnt eine Besserung
El mayordomo The Butler( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta historia traslada a la gran pantalla la vida de Cecil Gaines, el mayordomo que trabajó más de treinta años en la Casa Blanca. Sirvió a un total de siete presidentes, desde Harry Truman hasta Ronald Reagan en 1986 año en que se jubiló. Cecil será testigo directo de la historia y el funcionamiento interno del Despacho Oval, mientras se gesta el movimiento por los derechos humanos. Vivirá el asesinato de John Fitgerald Kennedy y Martin Luther King, los movimientos de los Freedom Riders y las Panteras Negras, la guerra del Vietnam y el escándalo Watergate
 
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