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Halfon, Lianne

Overview
Works: 32 works in 227 publications in 7 languages and 14,740 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Romance films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Biography  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lianne Halfon
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high school freshman, always watching from the sidelines, is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Publisher description
Labor Day by Jason Reitman( Visual )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited."--IMDb website, 6/24/2016
Young Adult by Jason Reitman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award® -winner* Charlize Theron stars as Mavis Gary, a 37-year-old former prom queen and current writer of young adult novels, who returns home to relive her glory days and win back her now-married high school sweetheart. When she finds her homecoming more challenging than expected, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate - and both must face the harsh realities of growing up in this brilliant and bittersweet story critics are hailing as a "blistering black comedy"**and [4 stars] very funny".***
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wilmot, a 17th century poet, is the Earl of Rochester and from the beginning he treats his wife cruelly, drinks to relentless excess, abuses his friendships, and generally wallows in dissipation, much to the dismay of King Charles II. The king hopes that Rochester will write a play glorifying his reign. But Rochester finds his true inspiration when he sees a young actress named Lizzie Barry. Rochester sets out to make her the greatest actress of their time--and she, with some reluctance, submits to his teaching
Jeff, who lives at home by Jason Segel( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way to the store to buy wood glue, Jeff looks for signs from the universe to determine his path. However, a series of comedic and unexpected events leads him to cross paths with his family in the strangest of locations and circumstances. Jeff just may find the meaning of his life ... and if he's lucky, pick up the wood glue as well
Demolition by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to work through his grief over losing his wife in a car crash, investment banker Davis makes an unlikely connection with a customer service representative, a single mother with emotional and financial struggles of her own
Art school confidential by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him
Which way home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un documental que sigue a los menores migrantes no acompañados en su recorrido por México en su intento de llegar a Estados Unidos. Seguimos a los niños como Olga y Freddy, viejos hondureños 9 años, que están tratando de llegar a sus padres en los EE. UU. Los niños como José, a 10 años de edad, de El Salvador, que ha sido abandonada por los contrabandistas y termina solo en un centro de detención de México, y Kevin, un callejero de 14 años de edad, de Honduras, cuya madre espera que va a llegar a los Estados Unidos
Crumb by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin', Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interviews with his mother, two brothers, wife, and ex-girlfriends, as well as selections from his vast quantity of graphic art, we are treated to a darkly comic ride through one man's subconscious mind
The First Amendment project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetic license: Explores the uproar surrounding controversial poet Amiri Baraka, and the furor over Baraka's post-9/11 poem, "Somebody Blew Up America," in which the poet draws a difficult comparison between the terrorist attack and long-simmering internal problems in America that have been elided in our outrage toward foreign enemies. Marxist Baraka has long been known for his confrontational writing designed to challenge the white establishment, particularly during the "black power" heyday of the '60s
House of cards by Michael Lessac( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mother finds that her young daughter has withdrawn from reality, she and a well-meaning doctor struggle to come to the aid of the child. But when conventional science appears unable to reach the little girl, Ruth embarks on a journey within herself to unlock the mysteries that hold her daughter captive
La fête du travail( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Henry Wheeler struggles to be the man of his house and care for his reclusive mother Adele, all the while confronting the pangs of adolescence. Henry and his mother encounter Frank Chambers, an intimidating man clearly in need of help. Frank convinces them to take him into their home and later is revealed to be an escaped convict. The events of this long Labor Day weekend will shape them for the rest of their lives
Le monde de Charlie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comédie Dramatique
Las ventajas de ser un marginado = The perks of being wallflower( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie es un estudiante de primer año académicamente precoz y poco sociable, un marginado, que siempre observa desde la distancia hasta que un par de jóvenes carismáticos le acogen bajo su ala. La bella Sam, de espíritu libre, y su hermanastro Patrick, sin miedo a nada, cuidan de Charlie ofreciéndole nuevas amistades, el primer amor, sexualidad florenciente, fiestas sin fin, pases a medianoche y la búsqueda de la canción perfecta
Zhi ai = House Of Cards by Michael Lessac( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ta nan nan zi yu ; ta yu yan bu xiang ; ta du zi ming xiang ; ta yuan wang ji ning shi zhu...er zhe yi qie fa sheng zai sha li(ai sha man ni na shi)shen shang de zhong zhong, jing you liao jie er tong xin li de yi sheng jie ke(tang mi li qiong si shi)de zhuan ye pan duan hou, ren wei zhe xie dou shi zi bi qing xiang de zheng zhuang, zhi you jie shou zhuan ye de zhi liao hou cai neng jiang ta dai li zi bi de shi jie
Juno ; Thank you for smoking ; Waitress( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waitress: A small-town waitress, smitten with a stranger, hopes to win a pie-making contest so she can leave her obnoxious husband
El secreto de Sally House of cards( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando el marido de Ruth muere a causa de una caída en una excavación arqueológica, su hija Sally reacciona de una manera muy extraña. Su condición empeora y Ruth decide llevarla a ver a Jake, un experto en autismo infantil. Jake intenta los métodos tradicionales, pero Ruth coge otro camino, arriesgando su propia salud mental para poder llegar a entender a Sally
Vielleicht lieber morgen wir sind unendlich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lianne Halfon Amerikaans filmproducente

Lianne Halfon productrice américaine

Lianne Halfon US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Лайан Халфон

ليان هالفون منتجة أفلام أمريكية

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