WorldCat Identities

Portman, Rachel

Works: 422 works in 1,489 publications in 9 languages and 43,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Conspiracy films  Children's films  Film remakes 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Interviewee, Musician, Conductor, Creator, Contributor, Instrumentalist, orc, 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 )

    11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A young girl's 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 )

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

    Set in 1953, Katherine Watson is a free-spirited graduate of UCLA who accepts a teaching post at Wellesley College, a women-only school where the students are torn between the repressive mores of the time and their longing for intellectual freedom
    The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

    26 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,278 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 )

    7 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,136 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 )

    20 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,914 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 Joy Luck Club by Wayne Wang( Visual )

    14 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,771 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 2007 in English and German and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A former golf prodigy returns from service in World War I a broken and disillusioned man. It takes a mysterious stranger to get him to return to golf and turn his life around
    Race by Stephen Hopkins( Visual )

    11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    The story of track and field legend Jesse Owens, and his record-breaking performance at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany
    The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

    12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,583 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 David Maysles( Visual )

    10 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 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 )

    30 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,327 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 )

    21 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,308 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 John Irving( Visual )

    10 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,262 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 )

    11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,239 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 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "After one day together -- July 15th, 1988, their college graduation -- Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) 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 )

    5 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Centuries ago, two 'sworn sisters' are isolated by their families, but stay connected through a secret language written in the folds of a white silk fan. Now in modern-day Shanghai, their descendents must draw inspiration from the past as they struggle to maintain their own eternal bond in the face of life's complications. 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 1,055 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
    The human stain by Robert Benton( Visual )

    12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,018 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
    Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

    16 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
    A dog's purpose by Brittany Robertson( Visual )

    2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 960 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
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    Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.08 for Because of ... to 0.97 for El héroe ...)

    Mona Lisa Smile
    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

    Портман, Рэйчел

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    רחל פורטמן

    רחל פורטמן מלחינה בריטית

    ریچل پورتمن آهنگساز بریتانیایی




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