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LaGravenese, Richard

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Most widely held works by Richard LaGravenese
Freedom Writers by Richard Lagravenese( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilary Swank stars in this story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed a voice. Swank plays Erin Gruwell, the real-life teacher at Long Beach's Wilson High who inspired her students to overcome the gangs that divided them and the education system that forgot them
Unbroken by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp
The bridges of Madison County by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after they meet, they don't want to lose the love they've found" ... container
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against all odds, a veterinary student and a beautiful circus performer from a bygone era meet and fall in love through their shared compassion for a special elephant. But their secret romance incurs the wrath of her dangerously volatile husband
P.S.I Love You by Hilary Swank( Visual )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Kennedy is beautiful, smart and married to the love of her life, a passionate, funny, and impetuous Irishman named Gerry. So when his life is taken by an illness, it takes the life out of Holly. Nobody knows Holly better than Gerry, so it's a good thing he planned ahead. Before he died, Gerry wrote Holly a series of letters that will guide her, not only through her grief, but in rediscovering herself. The first message arrives on Holly's 30th birthday in the form of a cake and a tape recording from Gerry. In the weeks and months that follow, more letters from Gerry are delivered in surprising ways, each sending her on a new adventure and each signing off in the same way - P.S.I Love You. Holly's mother and best friends begin to worry that Gerry's letters are keeping Holly tied to the past, but in fact, each letter is pushing her further into a new future
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the incident causes a lasting trauma not only to Grace but also to her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family
Beautiful creatures by Kami Garcia( Visual )

48 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When newcomer Lena arrives in the small town of Gatlin, she quickly captures the attention of Ethan, who only wants to escape what he views as a boring and dead-end town. He quickly gets more than he bargained for. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town
The fisher king by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

40 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deejay who finds himself penniless is plucked from disaster by a homeless history professor, who lives in a fantasy world full of castles, Red Knights and damsels in distress. Together they begin a modern quest for redemption and the Holy Grail
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Behind the Candelabra by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama recreates the glittering private world of Liberace, the flamboyant, phenomenally successful entertainer whose extravagant costumes, trademark candelabra, and elaborate stage shows made him the most bankable entertainer of his time
A little princess by Walter Lang( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an exotic childhood spent in India, young Sara Crewe finds herself in New York, immured in Miss Minchin girls' school as her father sails off to World War I. When he is lost, a severe reversal of fortune ensues. Thanks to him, Sara knows that "All girls are princesses ... even if they wear rags or are not pretty or smart." Summoning all the qualities of a true princess, patrician and bereft Sara uses her creativity and sense of self-worth to spin magic dreams that sustain her during her time of trial
The mirror has two faces by Barbra Streisand( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose, a literature professor who lives with her mother, is in search of passion. Gregory, a mathematics professor who has been hurt in the past, is afraid to start a new relationship. Fate brings the two together and they soon agree to a marriage of convenience, built on intellectual passion instead of sexual heat. Then they fall in love
The last five years by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie Wellerstein is an up and coming Jewish novelist who falls in love with Cathy Hiatt, a Shiksa Goddess and struggling actress. Their story is told almost entirely through songs using an intercutting time line device; all of Cathy's songs begin at the end of their marriage and move backwards in time to the beginning of their love affair while Jamie's songs start at the beginning of their affair and move forward to the end of their marriage. They meet in the center when Jamie proposes
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their eyes were watching God (ca. 113 min.): A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
The ref by Ted Demme( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burglar who takes a family hostage on Christmas Eve finds himself the victim of their endless bickering and fighting
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Living out loud by La ge rui fu ni si( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly divorced woman is consumed by vindictive fantasies of her ex-husband and his young bride until she finds unexpected companionship in a bold and sassy jazz singer at a local club and the down-on-his-luck elevator operator in her fashionable Fifth Avenue building
The Fisher king : the book of the film by Richard LaGravenese( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes listing of cast and credits, an Applause Book presents sheet, production information and biographies for Jeff Bridges, Mercedes Ruehl, Amanda Plummer and Robin Williams and Terry Gilliam
Unstrung heroes by DVD/Ent( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy needs a break from the pressures of his parents' household, and moves in with his eccentric uncles
The little princess by Jan Carr( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sara Crewe's whole world drastically changes when Miss Minchin, the mistress at her London boarding school, hears that Sara's father has died leaving her penniless
 
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Freedom Writers
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Gravenese, Richard La

Gravenese, Richard La 1959-

La Gravenese, Richard 1959-

LaGravanese, Richard

LaGravanese, Richard 1959-

Lagravenese, Richard 1959-

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Лагравенезе, Ричард

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The bridges of Madison CountyBelovedLiving out loudThe Fisher king : the book of the filmThe little princess