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Hallström, Lasse

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Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

239 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
The cider house rules by John Irving( Visual )

94 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

54 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan Kadam start in een Frans dorpje een Indiaas restaurant tegenover een luxueus restaurant. De eigenaresse daarvan, Madame Mallory, accepteert deze nieuwkomer niet
A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

32 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love
Dear John by Channing Tatum( Visual )

64 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While John, a young soldier, is home on a temporary leave, he meets and falls in love with Savannah, a college girl on her spring break. Savannah promises to write to John when he is sent overseas. Over the next seven years, the couple continues to be separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. Though they meet only sporadically, they continue to stay in touch through love letters that eventually bring fateful consequences
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

65 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, a young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her
Hachi : a dog's tale by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming true story of a loyal dog named Hachiko. This very special friend would accompany his master to the train station everyday and return each afternoon to greet him after work. Even after his master passed away, he continued to return to the same spot at the station every day for the next nine years to wait for his beloved master. During his daily visits he touched many lives and taught the local people about love, compassion, and above all unyielding loyalty
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

103 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert lives in Endora, a place where nothing happens. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife, Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother, and holding together a large family headed by Mama, a former beauty queen whose weight tops 500 pounds. But just when Gilbert thinks nothing with ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

63 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible
Mitt liv som hund by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

103 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bittersweet chronicle of a year in a 12 year old's life in the late fifties succeeds in traversing the fine line between comedy and tragedy. Ingemar resourcefully survives the blows of a difficult coming of age. His father has deserted the family. His otherwise sympathetic mother is ill and increasingly unable to cope. So Ingemar is farmed out to relatives. This is a poignant picture of youthful tenacity
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( Visual )

90 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
An unfinished life by Mark Spragg( Visual )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

50 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
The Hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
Something to talk about by Warner Bros. Home Video( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and German and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Grace, a woman with a "picture-perfect life," whose reaction to the infidelities of her husband Eddie turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes
Once around by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldest daughter of a close-knit Italian family falls in love with an abrasive, obnoxious but forcefully charming businessman. He almost demolishes her family while winning her heart, but they all learn how to balance her happiness with the family's survival
Lumière et compagnie = Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and French and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour célébrer les cent ans du cinéma, on a demandé à 40 réalisateurs et réalisatrices reconnus mondialement de se servir de la caméra originale des frères Lumière et de réaliser un film d'une durée de 52 secondes
My dog : an unconditional love story by Claude Bélanger( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the unique relationship between people and their beloved pets through candid interviews with notable dog lovers. Viewers are offered an intimate glimpse into the lives of these actors, musicians, authors, and designers through the aspect of their lives that unites them all: the profound connection they have with their dogs. A tribute to all the dogs that have made our lives richer and happier, this film captures the remarkable bond between our dogs and ourselves
Astrid Lindgren's the children of Noisy Village( Visual )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Lisa tells about her brothers and playmates and the happy times they spend at work and at play in their Swedish village
My life as a dog by Reidar Jönsson( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and German and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein 12jähriger, fantasiebegabter und aufgeweckter Junge leidet unter Einsamkeit und mangelndem Selbstvertrauen, nachdem seine Mutter erkrankt und gestorben ist. Erst in der Gemeinschaft und Lebensfreude einer neuen Umwelt überwindet er seine Ängste und Nöte. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.09 for A dog's pu ... to 0.94 for Siempre a ...)

What's eating Gilbert Grape?
Hachi : a dog's taleWhat's eating Gilbert Grape?Mitt liv som hundOnce aroundLumière et compagnie = Lumière & company
Alternative Names
Hallström, Lars.

Hallström, Lars, 1946-

Hallström, Lars Sven 1946-

Hällström, Lasse

Hallström, Lasse 1946-

Hällström, Laurentius

Halströmas Lasse

Lasse Hallström cineasta sueco

Lasse Hallström regista svedese

Lasse Hallström reżyser szwedzki

Lasse Hallström schwedischer Filmregisseur

Lasse Hallström Svensk filmregissör

Lasse Hallström Zweeds filmregisseur

Lasse Halström

Ласе Халстрем

Ласе Халстрьом

Лассе Гальстрем

Лассе Халльстрём шведский режиссёр

Լասե Հալսթրյոմ

לאסה הלסטרם

لاسه هالستروم فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان سوئدی

لاسي هالستروم

লাসে হালস্ত্রোম

ლასე ჰალსტრემი

라세 할스트룀

할스트롬, 라세 1946-