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Portman, Rachel

Works: 488 works in 1,686 publications in 9 languages and 46,732 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Conspiracy films  Sports films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Interviewee, Conductor, Contributor, Creator, orc, Instrumentalist, Recipient, Other
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 )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El comandante del ejército de los Estados Unidos Bennett Marco se pasa la vida dando conferencias sobre la emboscada que sufrió su pelotón en el desierto kuwaití y sobre la heroicidad del sargento Raymond Shaw, que recibió la Medalla de Honor por salvar a los hombres de Marco. Pero, de noche, las imágenes que recuerda de aquel fatídico día se convierten en siniestras pesadillas
Mona Lisa Smile by Mike Newell( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,265 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 Lake House by Alejandro Agresti( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its newest resident, a frustrated architect. When they discover that they're living two years apart, they try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late
Beloved by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,893 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 1,871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesse Owens' 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 )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,784 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 1,774 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 Matt Damon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,703 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 )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Grey Gardens by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,357 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 )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,340 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, but they have to overcome her brother's overprotectiveness
Hart's war by Gregory Hoblit( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,318 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 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy
Never let me go by Mark Romanek( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy are best friends who grow up together in the isolated boarding school called Hailsham, with a chilling secret. As children, Kathy is secretly in love with Tommy. Then she sees her best friend Ruth holding Tommy's hand, and is devastated. As adolescents, Tommy and Kathy form a deep connection, only to have Ruth shove them apart with her own romantic demands. As they prepare to leave the school, they learn of their true purpose: each is a clone that will later have their organs harvested for medical purposes. Kathy takes on the role of "Carer," dedicating herself to looking after those being slowly dissected, and eventually Tommy and Ruth prepare to make their first "donations." As the years pass, the group grows apart, before finally reuniting just as both Tommy and Ruth are about to "complete."
One day by David Nicholls( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lone Scherfig directs this romcom, based on the best-seller by David Nicholls, about two friends who reunite every year on the anniversary of their first meeting. Since the day when they first met at their college graduation - July 15th,1988 - Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) have kept in touch, meeting up again on the same day each year. Over the following two decades, the ups and downs of the relationship between the idealistic Emma and wealthy ladies' man Dexter are revisited every July 15th, as they try to take stock of their lives, and attempt to discover what they've both been missing all along
Snow flower and the secret fan by Lisa See( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 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
Their finest by Lissa Evans( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War
Infamous by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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
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Alternative Names
Portman, Rachel M.

Portman, Rachel M. 1960-

Portman, Rachel Mary Berkeley 1960-

Rachel Portman

Rachel Portman britische Komponistin

Rachel Portman britisk komponist

Rachel Portman Britse componist

Rachel Portman brittisk kompositör

Rachel Portman brytyjska kompozytorka

Rachel Portman compositora británica

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Rachel Portman compositrice de musique de films

Rachel Portman compositrice de musique de films, joue des claviers

Rachel Portman kompozitore britanike

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