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Monterey Media Inc

Works: 235 works in 448 publications in 2 languages and 32,287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Short films  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Educational films  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  History 
Roles: Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Monterey Media Inc
10 questions for the Dalai Lama( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten questions are posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray. Ray examines some of the fundamental questions of our time by weaving together observations from his own journeys throughout India and the Middle East, and the wisdom of an extraordinary spiritual leader
Hola amigos. a gentle introduction to the Spanish language by Daniel Restuccio( Visual )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go to a farm to meet all the animals and sing new songs, then off to the city for shopping and eating in a restaurant. End with a trip to Monkey Island
The blue butterfly by Léa Pool( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take them to the jungle to search for it
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful sweeping story of two sisters caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire world
Pearl diver by John Buck( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two sisters, haunted by the twenty-year-old murder of their mother, and what happens when a farming accident rips away the layers of secrecy and buried trauma surrounding that night. They learn that sometimes the secrets from the past can bring hope for the future
Go tell it on the mountain by Blind Boys of Alabama( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearnings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Harlem seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather. The voice of one of America's most celebrated authors, James Baldwin, comes the acclaimed motion picture adaptation of one of the most important novels of our time. This film, so praised by the critics, stars actors Paul Winfield, Alfre Woodard, Ruby Dee, and Olivia Cole who, among the breadth of their many accolades, share three Academy Award, twenty-five EMMY and three Golden Globe Award nominations
Lovely, still by Nik Fackler( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone braves the wintery snow to arrive home from his job at the grocery store only to find a stranger standing in his home. What begins as an odd and awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a romantic late life love affair that takes a heartfelt and wonderful journey with an unexpected turn
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh
Local color( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
When I find the ocean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents
O. Henry's The gift of the Magi( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents in this adaptation of O. Henry's best known and timeless story, The gift of the Magi
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
Edgar Allan Poe's The tell-tale heart( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's eerie tale of murder and revenge, as a young man is gradually driven mad by his obsession with the repulsive diseased eye of the old man he cares for. After murdering the old man, and burying the body beneath the floor of his room, he thinks he hears the heartbeat of his victim. When police come to investigate, he offers a confession, convinced that they can also hear the heartbeat
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Nathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th Century Italy, this is the tale of a young scholar named Giovanni who falls in love with a beautiful, yet forbidden, girl. Beatrice 's strange and unearthly beauty masks a terrifying curse which Giovanni tragically discovers. Her father, the mysterious Dr. Rappaccini, has made her the subject of a diabolical experiment. In Giovanni's attempt to free Beatrice from the control of her father and to escape the effect she has on him, he unwittingly destroys her
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Willa Cather's Paul's case by Willa Cather( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. Paul gets his chance by stealing some money and running off to glamorous New York City. Once there, Paul experiences everything he ever dreamed of, from a luxurious hotel suite to his first taste of champagne. However, when reality finally comes crashing down around him, Paul realizes the desperate course he must now take
To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a wave casually laps onto the Cornwall beach, the Ramsay family and friends settle in for an enjoyable warm Edwardian summer. Presided over by the gentle power and irresistible charisma of their mother, their story evolves with the textures, romance and conflicting dreams that draw a family together and simultaneously pull it apart
Gooby( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willy (Matthew Knight, The Grudge 2 and 3) is terrified about moving into the family's new house. He's convinced it's filled with evil space aliens out to get him. In response to his longing for someone to save him, Gooby (voiced by Robbie Coltrane, Harry Potter's Hagrid) comes to life as a big, lovable, scruffy creature who quite possibly may be more frightened of the world than Willy. The two new pals embark on hair-raising adventures and learn about courage and the power of friendship. In the end, Gooby fulfills Willy's wish by bringing Willy and his dad (David James Elliott, JAG) together in a heartwarming and exciting climax
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The blue butterfly
The blue butterflyWilliam Faulkner's Barn burningF. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hairNathaniel Hawthorne's Rappaccini's daughterTo the lighthouse