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Danna, Mychael

Overview
Works: 443 works in 1,563 publications in 8 languages and 49,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Animated films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Instrumentalist, Performer, Musician, Actor, Arranger, Creator, Director, Contributor, Interviewee, Conductor, Scenarist, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mychael Danna
Life of Pi by Ang Lee( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,869 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 Michael D Arndt( Visual )

55 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family undertakes a road trip to California in order to allow their 7-year old daughter to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood."
The good dinosaur by Peter Sohn( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apatosaurus finds an unlikely human friend
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,400 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 2,206 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 )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this anti-romantic comedy about love and fate, a young greeting card writer (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is hopelessly, helplessly searching for the girl of his dreams ... and his new co-worker, Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel), may just be "the one". But the 500 days of their offbeat relationship reveal (in no particular order) that the road to happiness can be unpredictable, uncontrollable - and unbelievably funny!"--Container
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,791 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 )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken African American 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 )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,737 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 1,488 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,369 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 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India, 1938. Chuya, una ragazzina di appena otto anni, viene allontanata dalla sua famiglia e trasferita in una casa ritrovo per vedove indù, per espiare la colpa d'un marito perso e mai conosciuto, attraverso l'eterna penitenza imposta dai testi sacri. Tra veglie e preghiere, la ragazzina porterà una ventata di freschezza - e di scompiglio - che contagerà l'affascinante Kalyani, giovane vedova innamorata di Narayan, un fervente idealista sostenitore di Gandhi
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,314 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
Surf's up by Ash Brannon( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surfing penguin, Cody Maverick enter his first professional competition with the help of his friends
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,230 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
Hearts in Atlantis by Scott Hicks( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,166 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
Billy Lynn's long halftime walk by Ang Lee( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 1,115 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
The whistleblower by Larysa Kondracki( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,016 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and German and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border, a staunch loyalist, an immigrant's son, a freed slave and a young widow form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive during the Civil War, in a place without rules
 
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