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Bona Fide Productions

Works: 19 works in 136 publications in 3 languages and 16,630 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Road films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodrama  Romantic comedy films  Legal films  Biographical films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bona Fide Productions
Little Miss Sunshine by Michael D Arndt( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 2,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family undertakes a road trip to California in order to allow their 7-year old daughter to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father's hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
Election by Alexander Payne( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civics teacher Jim McAllister is worried: obnoxious, perennial overachiever Tracy Flick looks likely to win the student body presidency--she is running unopposed. Seeking to inject some democracy into the process, he persuades nice but dim football hero Paul Metzler to stand against her. This merely makes Tracy even more determined to win, and when Paul's alienated younger sister Tammy joins the race, leads her to use extreme measures to guarantee success. Meanwhile, Mr. McAllister's life becomes increasingly complicated as he strays from the principles he teaches. Politics is rarely pretty, but the students and faculty at Carver High are about to find out just how ugly it can get
Little Children by Todd Field( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Pierce is a new stay at home mom struggling with the solitude of her new role. Spending every moment with a three year old tests the patience of the one-time English scholar. One day, at a local playground, she interacts with a group of moms and the differences are clear. They embrace motherhood and seem to relish all that their new role brings. One day, Brad, a stay at home dad brings his son to the playground. Sarah is amazed to find these mom have never talked to Brad and one of the women bets Sarah five dollars that she won't get his phone number. Sarah not only gets his phone number, but she lets him in on the joke and they hug and kiss. Emasculated by his wife, Kathy, Brad becomes slightly obsessed with finding ways to demonstrate he can still produce testosterone. Soon, Sarah and Brad start a passionate affair. At the same time, their quiet suburban community deals with Ronnie, a convicted pedophile who has just been released from prison. He returns to his mother's home and she helps him endure the constant taunts of an overzealous neighbor. These lives intersect in surprising and potentially dangerous ways
Bee season by Myla Goldberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father (who is a professor of Jewish studies) becomes obsessed with his daughter's new-found spelling talent because he thinks it is a sign to him to go deeper into his Jewish faith, but the family's many problems emerge as his obsession continues
Ruby Sparks by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Struggling with writer's block and a lackluster love life, once-famous novelist Calvin (Dano) creates a beautiful fictitious character named Ruby (Kazan) who inspires him. But not only does this bring his work to life--it also brings Ruby to life--literally! Face-to-face with an actual relationship with his once-virtual girlfriend, Calvin must now decide whether to pen this love story or let it write itself"--Container
The ice harvest by Harold Ramis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about two lawyers who steal from a mob boss, and then realize that they have to trust one another
Hamlet 2 by Grigoriĭ Mikhaĭlovich Kozint︠s︡ev( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his Tucson, AZ school's theater department is threatened to be cut, failed-actor-turned-high-school-drama-teacher Dana Marschz writes a play that he hopes will solve everything. He decides to write a sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Now, the drama department will stage one of the most politically incorrect musical extravaganzas ever seen. Dana and his class will put it all on the line for a night of conflict and controversial
The wood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their friendship, including the rites of passage from boys to men
Low down( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoir by Amy-Jo Albany, it is a compassionate, tender look at the complex relationship between Amy-Jo and her father, legendary jazz musician Joe Albany, a man torn between his musical ambition, his devotion to his teenage daughter, and his suffocating heroin addiction. Set against a sensuously textured 1970s Hollywood, the film beautifully evokes a colorful, seedy world of struggling musicians, artists, and vagabonds
King of the hill by Gonzalo López-Gallego( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Aaron Kurlander uses his wit, imagination and fearless sense of adventure to survive against seemingly unbeatable odds in depression-ear St. Louis
Nicole Kidman 4-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold Mountain: Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters. Rabbit Hole: Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis. The Others: A mother and her two children fight for their lives and their sanity when their secluded island mansion is invaded by strangers. Dogville: Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Małe dzieci( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Countryman by Fredrik Bond( Visual )

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

When his late mother appears in a vision and tells him to go to Bucharest, Charlie immediately boards a plane. When he meets a fellow passenger, Charlie finds himself with another promise to fulfill. Charlie does, and falls in love with Gabi, a beautiful musician. However, a vicious gangster has already laid claim to Gabi, and has no intention of letting her go. Determined to protect her, Charlie enters into the hallucinatory, Romanian underworld filled with violence and, strangely enough, love
Bee season = Palabras mágicas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Richard Gere estelariza esta sobrecogedora historia sobre un padre obsesionado con preparar a su talentosa hija para para el Campeonato Nacional de Deletreo. Elisa Naumann (Flora Cross) muestra un don tan increíble, que su papá Saul (Gere) insiste en entrenarla personalmente. Sin embargo, mientras el éxito de Elisa crece, la devoción de Saul también aumenta...lo que provoca grandes cambios en la familia."--Envase
Upadek legendy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eleição( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy Flick (Witherspoon), a straight-A go-getter is determined to be president of Carver High's student body. Popular teacher Jim McAllister (Broderick) decides to derail Tracy's obsessive overachieving by recruiting an opposition candidate. Mr. M. never imagines that stopping Tracy is like trying to put toothpaste back in the tube
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for Bee season ... to 1.00 for Eleição ...)

Little Children
Alternative Names
Bona Fide.

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