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Danna, Mychael

Overview
Works: 667 works in 2,059 publications in 9 languages and 57,758 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Children's films  Sports films  Animated films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Instrumentalist, Performer, Conductor, Actor, Arranger, Other, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Interviewee, Compiler
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Mychael Danna
Little Miss Sunshine by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,863 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
Life of Pi by Ang Lee( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,812 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
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,702 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 Holcomb, 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 convicted killers, 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 )

36 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and Slovenian and held by 2,686 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 )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,402 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 )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,196 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 )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,957 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. 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 )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,780 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 )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,763 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 )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,736 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 )

27 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,513 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
On the basis of sex by Mimi Leder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and German and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the powerful true story of a young Ruth Bader Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex depicts a then-struggling attorney and new mother facing adversity in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. Stronger together, Ruth teams up with her husband, Martin Ginsburg, to fight the case that catapults her into one of the most important public figures of our time
The man who invented Christmas by Les Standiford( Visual )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol, ' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday
Being Julia by István Szabó( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,312 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 )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,296 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 Shia LaBeouf( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,269 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 )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,263 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
A dog's way home( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a puppy, Bella finds her way into the arms of Lucas, a young man who gives her a good home. When Bella becomes separated from Lucas, she soon finds herself on an epic, 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Along the way, the lost but spirited dog touches the lives of an orphaned mountain lion, a down-on-his-luck veteran and some friendly strangers who happen to cross her path
Shattered Glass by Billy Ray( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,219 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 )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 2005, Billy Lynn, un jeune Texan de 19 ans, fait partie d'un régiment d'infanterie victime d'une violente attaque en Irak. Ayant survécu à l'altercation, il est érigé en héros, ainsi que plusieurs de ses camarades. Et c'est avec ce statut qu'ils sont rapatriés aux Etats-Unis par l'administration Bush, qui désire les voir parader au pays... avant de les renvoyer au front". (Source : jaquette)
 
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