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Danna, Mychael

Works: 442 works in 1,630 publications in 8 languages and 50,857 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Sports films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Science fiction films  Road films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Actor, Creator, Arranger, Director, Conductor, Contributor, Interviewee, Scenarist, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mychael Danna
Most widely held works by Mychael Danna
Life of Pi by Ang Lee( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possessing encyclopedia-like intelligence, unusual zookeeper's son Pi Patel sets sail for America, but when the ship sinks, he escapes on a life boat and is lost at sea with a dwindling number of animals until only he and a hungry Bengal tiger remain
Little Miss Sunshine by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

57 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Olive Hoover est la petite dernière d'une famille typiquement américaine. Le jour où elle est sélectionnée pour le concours de beauté "Little Miss Sunshine", toute la famille l'accompagne pour un voyage aussi chaotique qu'insolite à travers les Etats-Unis."
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of November 14, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, a farmhouse is broken into by Perry Smith and Dick Hickock. With a 'no witness' policy, they murder the entire family. Truman Capote, a popular writer for The New Yorker, learns about the horrific and senseless murder. Inspired by the story material, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to Holcomb to do research for an article. As Capote digs deeper into the story, he decides to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, 'In Cold Blood.' He arranges extensive interviews with Smith and Hickock, especially with Smith, a man with a troubled history. As he works on his book, Capote feels some compassion for Smith and helps the duo get a new lawyer. However, that feeling deeply conflicts with his need to finished his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
The good dinosaur by Peter Sohn( Visual )

29 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the Oakland Athletics general manager, Billy Beane, tried to use statistics to find better players without resorting to the larger budgets big-market teams were able to employ
The time traveler's wife by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler, cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry's travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love
(500) days of Summer by Marc Webb( Visual )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Tom, it was love at first sight when Summer Finn walked into the greeting card company where he worked. Summer is the new administrative assistant. Although Summer does not believe in relationships or boyfriends, Tom and Summer become more than just friends. Through the trials and tribulations of Tom and Summer's relationship, Tom could always count on the advice of his two best friends, McKenzie and Paul. However, it's Rachel, Tom's adolescent sister, who is his voice of reason. After all is said and done, Tom is the one who ultimately has to make the choice to listen or not
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
The nativity story by Mormon Tabernacle Choir( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with the slaughter of Bethlehem's innocents under orders from a paranoid King Herod. Go back a year to the prophecy that informs Zechariah that his wife, Elizabeth, will bear a child. Elizabeth's cousin, the adolescent Mary, struggles with her family to make ends meet and is promised to the carpenter Joseph. Mary is told by the angel Gabriel that she will carry, while still a virgin, the long-awaited Messiah who will liberate the Jews from Herod and his Roman benefactors. Joseph and Mary travel to Bethlehem. Three Magi spend months crossing the desert trying to rendezvous with some point below the convergence of three heavenly bodies in the night sky. Friendship and trust emerges between Mary and Joseph after he is told in a dream that she speaks truthfully about her miraculous pregnancy
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

22 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is a learder in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines mankind's collective intelligence with the full range of human emotions. Anti-technology extremists will do whatever it takes to stop him, but their attempt to destroy Will forces him to record and upload his own mind to a supercomputer in order to achieve transcendence. Success brings him ever-evolving knowledge-- and nearly unstoppable power as the fate of the world rests on Will's now-questionable humanity"--Container
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Water by Deepa Mehta( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1938, the twilight of colonial India, as Gandhi's protests begin to change Indian society. But for some women, things may never change. As widows, they are condemned by Hindu law to spend the rest of their lives in an ashram, to live out their lives in poverty, chastity, and humble obscurity. Then Chuyia, a bewildered 8-year-old who doesn't even remember being married, arrives and upsets everything. Madhumati, the head of the house; Shakuntala, an assistant to a local holy man; and quiet, gorgeous Kalyani are all moved--in very different ways--by her arrival. For these women, the question remains: how far--and for how long--can this cruel injustice be continued in the name of tradition?
Surf's up by Ash Brannon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cody, a Rockhopper penguin, journeys from his home in Shiverpool, Antarctica, to take part in the Big Z Memorial Surf-Off on beautiful Pen Gu Island. During his adventure he meets many new friends, including surf nut Chicken Joe and high-spirited lifeguard Lani. Cody believes that winning is everything until he meets Geek, an old, washed-up pro surfer, who may just show Cody that a true winner isn't always the one who comes in first
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The immortal Dr. Parnassus and his daughter Valentina travel the countryside with his imaginarium show, a mirror that audience members enter and are given two different paths to follow. If they choose correctly they will find joy and happiness, but choose wrongly and things will be quite the opposite. The doctor must also discover the right course to follow. After making a deal with Mr. Nick years ago, he must choose the correct path if he is to save his beloved daughter from Satan
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical drama based on the career of Stephen Glass, a popular writer for such magazines as 'Rolling Stone', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'George'. But by the mid 1990's, at the height of his career as staff writer for 'The new republic' under lead editor Chuck Lane, strange inconsistencies in his stories began to surface that called into question his professionalism
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk by Ang Lee( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad, contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a mid-aged man's friend dies, Bobby takes a look back at his childhood memories ... When mysterious out-of-towner, Ted, moves into the boarding house that 11-year-old Bobby shares with his self-involved mother, Bobby jumps at the chance to befriend an adult who talks to him straightforwardly. Ted enlists Bobby to read him the newspaper daily--and to keep an eye out for the "low men" bent on capturing Ted, who possesses a strange mind-reading power
The whistleblower by Larysa Kondracki( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac accepts a U.N. peacekeeper position in postwar Bosnia, she discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost. With masterful acting and a heart-racing plot, an acclaimed film inspired by actual events
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and German and held by 963 WorldCat member 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
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The time traveler's wifeVanity fairThe nativity storyShattered GlassRide with the devil