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Portman, Rachel

Works: 442 works in 1,603 publications in 9 languages and 47,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Romance films  Biographical films  Conspiracy films  Historical films  Comedy films  Sports films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Interviewee, Conductor, Contributor, Creator, orc, Instrumentalist, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Rachel Portman
Most widely held works by Rachel Portman
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heartwarming 'tail' of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy, fun-loving pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer
Mona Lisa Smile by Mike Newell( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katherine Ann Watson has accepted a position teaching art history at the prestigious Wellesley College. Watson is a very modern woman, particularly for the 1950s. She has a passion not only for art but for her students. Most of the students seem to be biding their time, waiting to find the right man to marry. The students are all very bright and Watson feels they are not reaching their potential. Although a strong bond is formed between teacher and student, Watson's views are incompatible with the dominant culture of the college
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his army unit is ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saves his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, Major Ben Marco, is knocked unconscious. Using the incident for political gain, Shaw eventually becomes a vice-presidential nominee, but Marco is haunted by dreams of what really happened in Iraq. As Marco investigates, the story begins to unravel. He begins to figure that the entire unit was kidnapped and brainwashed as part of a plot to get Shaw into the White House. Now the Manchurian Global corporation appears desperate to stop him from finding out
The Lake House by Alejandro Agresti( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getragene Romanze über zwei Brieffreunde, die sich ineinander verlieben, dann aber feststellen, dass sie zwei Jahre voneinander getrennt leben
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,906 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
Race by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Owens's quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy
A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

10 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love
The Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four mothers. Four daughters. Eight stories. The Joy Luck Club is four women in San Francisco who have played mah jong together on a weekly basis to for forty some years. One of them, Suyuan, has died, and her daughter June is preparing to go to China. Auntie Lindo with daughter Waverly, Auntie Ying Ying with daughter Lena, and Auntie An Mei with daughter Rose are at the going away party. Born in China, the Joy Luck Club members came to America as young adults; their daughters are 100% American. The old days are seldom spoken about, and some things about those times have never been said aloud, but the experiences left behind color the hopes and expectations these women have for their daughters. If daughters become their mothers--no matter how much both parties desire that it not happen--daughters also become different from their mothers--despite all attempts to perpetuate the status quo
The legend of Bagger Vance by Robert Redford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie
The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a car accident puts her in a coma Paige wakes up and cannot remember the last five years of her life, so her husband Leo works to make her fall in love with him again
Grey Gardens by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives
Benny & Joon by Jeremiah Chechik( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally ill young woman who lives with her older brother finds her love in an eccentric young man who models himself after Buster Keaton
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court
The cider house rules by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy who grows up in an orphanage, then strikes out to find his place in the world. Along the way, he learns wonderful lesson about himself and the world around him
Never let me go by Mark Romanek( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer Alex Garland adapts Kazuo Ishiguro's novel for the big screen with this fantasy drama directed by Mark Romanek. Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield star respectively as Kathy, Ruth and Tommy, three childhood friends who reunite as adults to look back on their days at Hailsham, a seemingly idyllic but markedly offbeat boarding school in rural England. As the former classmates journey into their shared past, painful memories of love, jealousy and betrayal are brought to the surface, and the sinister secret at the heart of their unusual upbringing is finally revealed
One day by David Nicholls( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After one day together, July 15th, 1988, their college graduation, Emma Morley and Dexter Mayhew begin a friendship that lasts a lifetime. She's a working-class girl who dreams of making the world a better place. He's a wealthy charmer who thinks the world is his playground. Somewhere over the next two decades, these two very different people realize that the love they've been hoping for has been there for them all along."--Container
Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the best selling novel Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See the film tells the story of seven-year-old girls Snow flower and Lily, in the 19th century China, who had their feet bound at the same age and on the same day, which sealed their fates together as laotongs - bound together for eternity. Isolated in their marriages, they furtively communicate by taking turns writing in a secret language, nu shu, between the folds of a white silk fan. In a parallel story in present day Shanghai, the laotong's descendants, Nina and Sophia, struggle to maintain intimacy of their own childhood friendship in the face of demanding careers, complicated love lives, and a relentlessy evolving Shanghai. Drawing on the lessons of the past, the two modern women must understand the story of their ancestral connection, hidden from them in the folds of the antique white silk fan, or risk losing one another forever. What unfolds are two stories, generations apart, but everlasting in their universal notion of love, hope and friendship
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truman Capote, vistoso ed estroso scrittore di New Orleans, gode della simpatia e delle confidenze dei salotti intellettuali newyorkesi. Vanesio con talento, sogna di scrivere l'opera eccellente. A ispirare il suo capolavoro letterario, "A sangue freddo", sarà il quadruplo omicidio della famiglia Clutter, consumato nella provincia americana. Deciso a saperne di più, parte alla volta del Kansas in compagnia della scrittrice in odore di Pulitzer, Harper Lee. La cattura di Dick Hickcock e di Perry Smith, rei confessi del crimine, eccita la fantasia di Capote. Lo scrittore abbandona i salotti del belmondo per frequentare le brande della cella, dove finiscono per confessarsi i due omicidi. Infatuatosi di Perry Smith ne registrerà le memorie fissandole per sempre in quello che sarà il suo ultimo romanzo compiuto. Hickcock e Smith, condannati all'impiccagione, lo inviteranno ad assistere alla loro dipartita. (Mymovies)
The human stain by Robert Benton( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public
Dolphin tale 2( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter must be relocated unless the Clearwater Marine Aquarium can find her a companion
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The Lake House
Alternative Names
Portman, Rachel M.

Portman, Rachel M. 1960-

Portman, Rachel Mary Berkeley 1960-

Rachel Portman britische Komponistin

Rachel Portman britisk komponist

Rachel Portman Britse componist

Rachel Portman brittisk kompositör

Rachel Portman brytyjska kompozytorka

Rachel Portman compositora británica

Rachel Portman compositrice britannica

Rachel Portman compositrice de musique de films

Rachel Portman compositrice de musique de films, joue des claviers

Rachel Portman kompozitore britanike

Портман, Рэйчел

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The Lake HouseBelovedThe legend of Bagger VanceGrey GardensInfamous