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Danna, Mychael

Overview
Works: 480 works in 1,478 publications in 8 languages and 49,110 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Science fiction films  Sports films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Actor, Creator, Arranger, Director, Interviewee, Contributor, 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 )

17 editions published in 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,823 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 )

53 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,677 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 )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,645 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". He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for 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 )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,437 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 )

28 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,342 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 )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,192 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 )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,881 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. Soon, Tom knows that Summer is the woman with whom he wants to spend the rest of his life
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reese Witherspoon gives a vibrant, captivating performance as one of the greatest female characters of all time, Becky Sharp, in the new, sumptuous and sexy epic from acclaimed director Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding). I''s a dazzling ascent up the social ladder as vivacious Becky schemes and seduces her way to the top - until love and romance threaten to get in the way! Join her daring adventures that prove all is fair in love and war
The nativity story by Catherine Hardwicke( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,724 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
Antwone Fisher by Denzel Washington( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,709 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
Transcendence by Wally Pfister( Visual )

22 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of artificial intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him
Breach by Billy Ray( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shattered Glass director Billy Ray directs Chris Cooper and Ryan Philippe in this fact-based drama concerning the FBI traitor who carried out what many historians refer to as the most notable national security breach in U.S. history. A key member of the FBI's elite Soviet Analytical Unit, Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper) would, for 15 years beginning in 1985, sell thousands of pages of classified documents to the Soviets. After making roughly 600,000 dollars on his clandestine endeavor and compromising everything from the identities of KGB spies working for the American government to nuclear war contingency plans, Hanssen was eventually transferred to a newly created position at the FBI's Washington headquarters and assigned the task of guarding his country's most sensitive secrets. It was while working in this capacity that a young agent named Eric O'Neill (Phillipe) was assigned the task of keeping tabs on Hanssen by suspicious higher-ups. Later, after being arrested while delivering a cache of secret documents to a "dead drop" spot in a Virginia park, the notorious traitor was arrested and sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,376 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 1,345 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?
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Dr. Parnassus possède le pouvoir de projeter les gens dans leur propre imaginaire, mais ce fascinant voyage orchestré de main de maître par Terry Gilliam se conclut toujours par un choix, qui peut mener au meilleur comme au pire
Surf's up by Ash Brannon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 1,294 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
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,221 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,155 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 )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by actual events, Kathy (Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz) is an American police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she uncovers a dangerous reality of corruption, cover-up and intrigue amid a world of private contractors and multinational diplomatic doubletalk. Directed by first time filmmaker Larysa Kondracki, the film also stars Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, Monica Bellucci and Academy Award nominee David Strathairn
Ride with the devil by Ang Lee( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and German and held by 956 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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