WorldCat Identities

Vachon, Christine

Overview
Works: 106 works in 552 publications in 6 languages and 22,968 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Musical films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christine Vachon
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( Visual )

37 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the different stages and changes in Bob Dylan's career, six actors each portray the musician at different points of his life, creating a patchwork of personalities, attitudes, interests and ambitions
One hour photo by Mark Romanek( Visual )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sy works in photo processing. His favorite customers are the Yorkin family. Sy dotes on the Yorkins whenever they drop off film to be processed and they are indulgent of Sy's attentions. What the Yorkins don't know is Sy has been obsessively making copies of their photos, imagining himself to be "Uncle Sy," a member of the family. Sy's tenuous hold on reality begins to collapse when he develops a roll of film brought in by a new customer that suggests infidelity and the notion that his ideal family may be falling apart is troubling for Sy
Then she found me by Alice Arlen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to start a family, New York schoolteacher, April Epner hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband unexpectedly abandons her and her adoptive mother dies. She gets another shock when she meets her biological mother, an eccentric, self-centered talk show host, whom at first she rejects. Then the divorced dad of one of her students begins courting April. As her life is turned upside-down, April finds herself opening up in ways she had never imagined
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When writer and Manhattan society darling, Truman Capote, reads of the Clutter family murders in Kansas, he is immediately intrigued. He convinces The New Yorker magazine to assign him to write a story. Accompanying him is friend Harper Lee, whose book 'To kill a mocking bird' is about to be published. Capote eventually wins over Alvin Dewey, the local officer leading the hunt for the killes. The murderers, Perry SMith anf Dick Hickock are captured, tried and sentenced to die. Capote visits them in jail, now keen to turn the articel into a non-fiction novel, but his association with Perry Smith has unexpected emotional consequences."--Container
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the off-Broadway musical hit, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" presents a drama queen getting not only what she needs, but also what she wants: love, unfettered and unconditional. Hedwig, a surgically botched transsexual from East Germany, travels the States with his band, playing a string of Red Lobster-type restaurants to audiences rendered incredulous by his boyish brand of girl glam; he reveals his story in flashbacks between musical numbers. For Hedwig, who exists in an indeterminate but politically charged space between freedom and frustration, life is about looking for her personal dividing wall - to smash it into ruin
Safe by Todd Haynes( Visual )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol White is an L.A. housewife in the late 1980s who comes down with a debilitating illness. After the doctors she sees can give her no clear diagnosis, she comes to believe that she has frighteningly extreme environmental allergies. A prescient commentary on self-help culture, as a metaphor for the AIDS crisis, as a drama about class and social estrangement, and as a horror film about what cannot be seen
Beatriz at dinner by Salma Hayek( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatriz, an immigrant from a poor town in Mexico, has drawn on her innate kindness to build a career as a spiritual health practitioner in Los Angeles. Doug Strutt is a cutthroat, self-satisfied billionaire real estate developer. When these two opposites meet at a dinner party, their worlds collide and neither will ever be the same
Velvet goldmine by Todd Haynes( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 10 years since a glam-rock superstar faked his own death and vanished from the spotlight. Now, it's the job of an investigative reporter to locate this living legend and uncover the truth behind his disappearance
A home at the end of the world by Michael Mayer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends, charting a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together?
At any price( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the competitive world of modern agriculture, ambitious Henry Whipple ... wants his rebellious son Dean ... to help expand his family's farming empire. However, Dean has his sights set on becoming a professional racecar driver. When a high-stakes investigation into their business is exposed, father and son are pushed into an unexpected crisis that threatens the family's entire livelihood"--Container
Motherhood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eliza Welsh is a stay-at-home mother of two who tries to plan her daughter's birthday party, help her absent-minded husband, save her car from being towed, make up with her best friend, and still find time to write a large essay for a contest in a major magazine
The notorious Bettie Page( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography
I shot Andy Warhol by Mary Harron( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol
A kind of murder by Andy Goddard( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crime novelist obsessed with an unsolved murder case begins to fantasize about committing a crime of his own. His marriage is an unhappy one, and his desire to be free from his beautiful but damaged wife becomes an obsession. But when his wife is found dead, the lines blur between innocence and intent, forcing the question: who, in fact, is the real killer?
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection
Camp( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guitarist Vlad attends Camp Ovation, the summer theater camp for budding actors, dancers, and musicians. Finding himself to be one of the only straight boys around, he soon befriends Ellen. Meanwhile, openly gay Michael develops a crush on him. This sparks dramatic confrontations among fellow campers Jenna, Jill, and Fritzi. The whole camp is run by Bert Hanley, a washed-up Broadway songwriter who decides to enlist the help of his young campers to put together a new musical production
Gigantic by Matt Aselton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian, un joven introvertido que trabaja como vendedor de colchones, está extrañamente interesado en adoptar un bebé chino. Pero esta especie de obsesión se verá interrumpida cuando conozca a la poco convencional Happy, la hermosa hija de un cliente millonario. Con ella iniciará un excéntrico y delicioso romance que le complicará la vida y que, a su vez, la llenará de sorpresas
 
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Far from Heaven
Alternative Names
Christine Vachon Amerikaans filmproducente

Christine Vachon productora de cine estadounidense

Christine Vachon productrice américaine

Christine Vachon produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Christine Vachon US-amerikanische Filmregisseurin

Кристин Вачон

Крістін Вакон Американська кінопродюсерка

כריסטין וצון מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

クリスティーン・ヴェイコン

克莉絲汀·瓦秋

克里斯婷·瓦陈

克里斯蒂娜·瓦尚

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