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Haines, Randa

Overview
Works: 77 works in 267 publications in 6 languages and 7,404 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Short stories, American 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,021 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
Children of a lesser god by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
The doctor ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Successful surgeon Jack McKee who is businesslike and aloof with his patients finds his whole life changing when he is found to have throat cancer
The Ron Clark story ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This drama is based on events in the life of Ron Clark, a passionate and innovative teacher who left his small town to teach in one of Harlem's toughest schools. Clark uses persistence and unconventional methods to reach his students and encourage them to reach their full potential
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Dance with me ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rafael, a young Cuban whose mother has just died, comes to the U.S. to meet his father, who runs a dance studio and is unaware of his paternal status. While dancers prepare for the World Open Dance championship in Las Vegas, it becomes clear that Rafael is a very good dancer, and Ruby is the studio's best hope for the championship
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway by Randa Haines ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reserved ex-barber and a salty former sea captain, beached in a quiet Florida town, are living solitary lives. But after meeting in the local park one afternoon, these polar opposites soon become the unlikeliest of friends
The outsider ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebecca, a beautiful young Quaker widow, forges an unexpected relationship with a mysterious gunslinger
A family thing by Richard Pearce ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Italian and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an Arkansas man learns that he has an Afro-American half-brother he travels to Chicago to meet him. With the help of their Aunt T the men work through long-held grudges and prejudices. Includes original theatrical trailer
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Baila conmigo Dance with me ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rafael, a Cuban immigrant, is looking for love. Ruby is looking for the first prize in the world open dance championships. But she might win more than just a trophy
10 movie kids pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Undercover angel: Harrison is a struggling novelist who is as good at attracting women as he is at getting his work published. One day, an ex-girlfriend shows up and asks him to baby sit while she makes a trip to Canada. Jenny quickly takes on the responsibility of pairing up Harrison with the beautiful Holly, bringing them together with her wit and charm. Just when he thinks things are back on track, Jenny's mother returns and throws a wrench in his plans
Gottes vergessene Kinder Children of a lesser god ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dieser 1987 Oscargekrönte Film erzählt die Geschichte einer aussergewöhnlichen Liebe. James Leed kommt als Lehrer an eine Taubstummenschule, wo er sich gleich am ersten Tag in die 25-jährige ehemalige Schülerin Sarah verliebt. Sarah hat sich aufgrund ihrer Erfahrungen in der Welt der hörenden völlig verbittert zurückgezogen und arbeitet als Putzfrau in der Schule. Ganz behutsam gelingt es James, die junge Frau aus ihrer Isolation herauszuholen. Schliesslich zieht sie zu ihm und es entwickelt sich ein Liebesverhältnis, das anfangs von einigen Kollegen heftig kritisiert wird. Doch unbeirrt hält James zu seiner Freundin, nimmt sie zu allen Einladungen mit und ist wie vor den Kopf gestossen, als Sarah ihm eines Tages eröffnet, sie wolle ihn verlassen
Les enfants du silence Children of a Lesser god by Randa Haines ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mots-clés : langue des signes ; relation maître-élève ; surdité
Figli di un dio minore ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lui è un insegnante per non udenti dai metodi rivoluzionari; lei è una testarda inserviente della scuola, sordomuta dalla nascita. Malgrado le difficoltà di comunicazione, inevitabile l'innamoramento. (Mereghetti)
Stella by John Erman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stella: After a brief relationship with a young doctor, Stella, a tough and fiercely independent woman, discovers she's pregnant. Too proud to accept the doctor's marriage proposal, Stella raises her daughter Jenny alone, and through the years the two share a very special relationship until Stella realizes she cannot provide Jenny with the advantages her wealthy father can
Hijos de un dios menor = Children of a lesser God ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sinopsis: Basada en la famosa obra de Broadway, es una vivificante historia de amor entre John Leeds, un profesor de educación especial idealista, y Sarah, una chica sorda muy obstinada. Al principio, Leeds ve a Sarah como un reto profesional, pero pronto su relación de profesor/alumna se transforma en un amor tan apasionado que rompe la barrera de silencio que les separa
Antwone Fisher ; Courage under fire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Courage under fire: January 1991. The world is watching the Gulf War. As the US Forces take a starring role, the PR department at the White House is working overtime. What they're looking for is a hero. What they find is a scandal. What a troubled officer must now uncover is ... the truth
El doctor = The doctor ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Réunis pour la première fois depuis Les enfants du silence, un film à grand succès mis en nomination pour un Academy Award, le grand comédien William Hurt et la réalisatrice Randa Haines forment à nouveau une équipe pour Le Docteur. Cette fois, le talentueux Hurt (Oscar 1985 du Meilleur acteur - Le Baiser de la femme araignée) est entouré de Christine Lahti (À bout de course), Mandy Patinkin (La Princesse Bouton d'Or) et Elizabeth Perkins (Petit bonhomme) dans ce film exceptionnel, considéré comme l'un des incontournables de l'année. C'est l'histoire bouleversante d'un médecin qui, après avoir été un simple patient, devient un chirurgien merveilleux doublé d'un homme extraordinaire. Laissez Le Docteur vous inspirer du début à la fin, et vous saurez pourquoi il a su toucher le coeur des critiques et du public. --Conteneur
Children of a lesser god Les enfants du silence by Randa Haines ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (128)
Spanish (14)
German (14)
French (12)
Italian (7)
Multiple languages (3)
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