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Holleran, Leslie

Works: 18 works in 157 publications in 5 languages and 9,248 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, eco
Classifications: PN1995.9.L6, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Leslie Holleran
Chocolat by Joanne Harris( Visual )

60 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilite - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a remote Wyoming ranch, Einar Gilkyson bickers with his ranch-hand and best friend Mitch. Disturbing their insular life, Einar's widowed daughter-in-law Jean arrives and Einar meets his grand-daughter for the first time. Jean is running away from something and the fractured family is forced to confront long buried secrets
The Hoax by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
The cider house rules : the shipping news( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cider house rules: Homer is an orphan in remote St. Cloud, Maine. Never adopted, he is the favorite of orphanage director Dr. Larch, who trains him to be a skilled, albeit unlicensed, physician. Homer, however, yearns for a self-chosen life outside the orphanage. Then Wally and pregnant Candy visit the orphanage for a medically safe, albeit illegal, abortion. Homer accompanies them to Wally's family apple farm. Wally goes off to war, leaving Homer and Candy alone together. What will Homer learn in the cider house? What of the destiny Dr. Larch planned for him?
Una Vida por delante by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un hombre, tocado por una pérdida, y su ayudante y mejor amigo llevan viviendo y trabajando juntos 40 años en un rancho en el noroeste de Wyoming. Un día llega al rancho su nuera y su nieta huyendo de los malos tratos de su pareja actual
Atando cabos The shipping news( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando Quoyle, un solitario y desventurado habitante de Nueva York, pierde a su ex esposa en un accidente de coche, su vida cambia para siempre. Abatido por el dolor y la nostalgia, se retira junto a su tía y a su joven hija a Terranova, el misterioso hogar de sus ancestros. En el pequeño pueblo pesquero Killick-Claw, Quoyle consigue un trabajo como reportero en el periódico local. Con cada artículo que escribe, se acentúa su percepción de esta peculiar comunidad, junto a la propia percepción de sí mismo. De forma gradual, iniciará un romance con Wayne, una mujer que vive con sus propios demonios personales. Mientras empieza su nueva vida en Terranova, su pasado se funde con su presente y Quoyle se transforma
The cider house rules by John Irving( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 4 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
Chocolat / #602( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
An unfinished life / #24( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Schiffsmeldungen : wie weit muss man gehen, um die Liebe zu finden? by Annie Proulx( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Il vento del perdono( Visual )

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

Dopo la morte del suo unico figlio, Einar Gilkyson ha chiuso le porte del suo cuore al resto del mondo. Il suo ranch è andato in rovina così come il suo matrimonio, e l'unica persona che ha accesso al suo solitario universo è il fedele braccio destro Mitch. Finché un giorno, in cerca di un riparo e con la figlia undicenne Griff, arriva alla fattoria Jean, la moglie di suo figlio che Einar ritiene la vera responsabile delle sue sofferenze
Czekolada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Leslie Holleran Amerikaans filmproducente

Leslie Holleran US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Лесли Холлерэн

לסלי הולרן

English (61)

Spanish (16)

French (3)

Italian (3)

German (1)