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Gropman, David

Works: 31 works in 89 publications in 3 languages and 13,365 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Social problem films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Musical films 
Roles: Designer, Production personnel, Set designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Gropman
Life of Pi by Ang Lee( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narra la historia del joven Pi Patel y su sobrevivencia al naufragio del barco donde viajaba con toda su familia. El otro sobreviviente era un feroz tigre de bengala llamado Richard Parker
Fences by Denzel Washington( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En los años 50, un padre afroamericano lucha contra los prejuicios raciales mientras trata de sacar adelante a su familia en una serie de eventos fundamentales en su vida para él y para los suyos. Denzel Washington lleva al cine una obra de teatro que ya interpretó en Broadway". (FILMAFFINITY)
August: Osage County by John Wells( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Date night by Steve Carell( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary couple is in the right place, on the wrong night. Phil and Claire Foster are a sensible, suburban husband and wife slogging through their daily lives and marriage. But a case of mistaken identity sets off an outrageous chain of events involving small-time thieves, big-city mobsters, corrupt cops and a crazed cabbie, as the Fosters' 'date night' turns into a wild ride they'll never forget!
An unfinished life by Mark Spragg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
Casanova by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
Taking Woodstock by Ang Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1969, and Elliot Tiber, a failing interior designer living in Greenwich Village, New York, has moved back home to help his parents run their dilapidated motel. The bank is about to foreclose; his father wants to burn the place down, but hasn't paid the insurance; and Elliot is still deciding how to 'come out' to his parents. When Elliot hears that a nearby town has withdrawn the permit on a hippie music festival, he calls the organisers, thinking he could drum up some business for the motel. Three weeks later, half a million people turn up up at his neighbour's farm and Elliot finds himself swept up in a generation defining experience that would chnage his life, and American Culture, forever."--Back of container
A walk in the clouds by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After returning from World War II, a young G.I. finds he has little in common with the wife he left behind. Disillusioned, he heads north to work as a travelling salesman where he meets the daughter of a wealthy vineyard owner. On her way home, she is terrified of what her father will do when he learns she is unmarried and pregnant. The young man gallantly offers to help by posing as her husband for one night, unaware that doing so will change both of their lives forever
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Termed "a delicious comic fable" this film is set in a small French village where life has remained unchanged for 100 years. When a single mother and her young daughter move to rural France and open a chocolate shop - with Sunday hours - across the street from the local church, they are met with some resistance from the rigidly moral community. But as soon as the townspeople discover their delicious products, their attitudes begin to change
Meryl Streep collection : America's greatest actress in three films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of the spirits: Esteban works hard and eventually gets enough money to buy a hacienda and become a local patriarch. He becomes very conservative and is feared by his workers. A hauntingly romantic epic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba family. At its core is the stormy, yet passionate relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban, who resists change both politically and personally
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videodisc. In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences
One fine day by Nonny Hogrogian( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is about a hectic day that gradually transforms the mutual antagonism between two single working parents - a feisty architect (Michelle Pfeiffer) with a son, and a snide political columnist (George Clooney) with a daughter - into love
Glaubensfrage es gibt keine einfache Wahrheit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1964, St. Nicholas in der Bronx. Ein lebensbejahender, charismatischer Priester, Pater Flynn, versucht, die strengen Sitten der Schule auf den Kopf zu stellen, die lange Zeit von Schwester Aloysius Beauvier grimmig gehütet wurden - der mit eiserner Faust herrschenden Direktorin, die an die Macht von Furcht und Disziplin glaubt. Doch der Wind des politischen Wandels weht durch die Gemeinde und so nimmt die Schule sogar ihren ersten schwarzen Schüler, Donald Miller, auf. Aber dann berichtet die hoffnungsvoll-naive Schwester James ihrer Direktorin, dass Pater Flynn dem kleinen Donald zu viel private Aufmerksamkeit widmet. Schwester Aloysius startet sofort einen Kreuzzug, um die Wahrheit herauszufinden und Flynn von der Schule zu vertreiben. Ohne jeglichen Beweis und nur mit ihrer moralischen Sicherheit gewappnet, verstrickt sie sich mit Pater Flynn in einen Glaubenskampf, der die Institutionen von Kirche und Schule zu zerreissen droht - mit verheerenden Konsequenzen
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war, until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite, cannot be ignored
Danbury mix( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come back to the 5 & dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean by Robert Altman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of James Dean devotees reconvene at their teenage hangout, a rural Texas drugstore, twenty years after the death of their beloved idol. But much has changed in the intervening years, and the reunion provides them one final opportunity to expose the secrets and heal the emotional wounds that have lingered among them for two decades
Le regole della casa del sidro( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trama: Stati Uniti, anni Quaranta. Il dottor Wilbur Larch dirige l'orfanotrofio di St. Cloud, all'interno del quale, clandestinamente, pratica l'aborto alle donne che gliene fanno richiesta. Dopo due tentativi di adozione falliti, il dottor Larch si rassegna all'idea che Homer Wells, uno dei piccoli orfani, rimanga per sempre nell'istituto: praticamente lo adotta e gli insegna la professione medica. Diversi anni dopo, una giovane coppia di fidanzati, Wally e Candy, si presenta all'orfanotrofio per abortire. Dopo l'intervento Homer, che nel frattempo è diventato un valente chirurgo ostetrico, decide di seguirli per andare a lavorare nella fabbrica di sidro di cui Wally è proprietario. Quando quest'ultimo parte per la guerra, Homer, rimasto a dirigere la fabbrica, si innamora di Candy. La loro relazione durerà poco: Wally, ferito in battaglia, torna a casa paralizzato. Prima di ripartire alla volta del St. Cloud - dove sostituirà il dottor Larch che nel frattempo è morto per un'involontaria overdose di etere - Homer pratica il suo primo aborto (fino ad allora si era sempre rifiutato di eseguirne) su una delle operaie della fabbrica, messa incinta dal padre
Death and the king's horseman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Byzantium (Videotape)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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