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Vachon, Christine

Overview
Works: 107 works in 515 publications in 6 languages and 21,330 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Musical films  Romance films  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
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 )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans le New York des années 1950, une mère de famille bourgeoise, en instance de divorce, vit une liaison amoureuse avec une jeune employée d'un grand magasin. [Médiafilm]
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,840 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 )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,486 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 )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sy "the photo guy" has developed photographs for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he is part of their family
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
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While researching his book "In cold blood", writer Truman Capote develops a relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and, in particular Perry Smith, while both men waited for their date of execution on death row
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young divorcee, Mildred Pierce, rises up out of poverty to become a successful business woman in spite of hardships and her selfish daughter
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 953 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 )

27 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 834 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
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Mayer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember your very best friend in high school, the one who knew ... and kept ... all your secrets? Bobby and Jonathan, who shared that kind of friendship, meet again as adults in New York. Sparked by their relationship with free-spirited Clare, they forge a loving unit that redefines 'family'
Velvet goldmine by Todd Haynes( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 10 years since glam-rock superstar Brian Slade 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!
At any price( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 579 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
The notorious Bettie Page( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennesee 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, and transformed her into an erotic icon who continues to enthrall fans to this day
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

A journey into the cultural whirlwind of events surrounding Valerie Solanas' shooting of pop-art superstar Andy Warhol
Camp( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 407 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
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolation ... alienation ... happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
Gigantic by Matt Aselton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian is a mattress salesman who gets swept up into a romance with Happy when she falls asleep on one of the beds in his store. To win her over, he must compete with her father, an art-collecting loudmouth with a bad back and deep pockets
Goat( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reeling from a terrifying assault over the summer, nineteen-year-old Brad Land starts college determined to get his life back to normal. His brother, Brett, is already established on campus and in a fraternity that allures Brad, who is desperate to belong. As he sets out to join the fraternity, his brother exhibits reservations, a sentiment that threatens to divide them. The stakes violently increase with a series of torturous and humiliating events
Poison by Todd Haynes( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part horror film, part drama, part exposé, with an offbeat morality Poison examines the motives behind a seven-year-old boy's murder of his father, relates the story of a scientist who isolates the sex drive in liquid form, and graphically explores the sexually obsessive relationship between two prison inmates
Swoon by Tom Kalin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film noir "thriller" that presents the true case of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, brilliant young men from good Jewish families, who were convicted for murdering a 13-year-old boy
 
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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

克里斯婷·瓦陈

克里斯蒂娜·瓦尚

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