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Rosenthal, Jane 1956-

Works: 81 works in 300 publications in 5 languages and 18,141 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Humor  Comedy films  Gangster films  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jane Rosenthal
Most widely held works by Jane Rosenthal
About a boy by Nick Hornby ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
Meet the parents by Jay Roach ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greg is in love with Pam, and views their upcoming trip to her parents' house as a perfect opportunity to ask her to marry him. Once Greg is introduced to Pam's parents, however, things slide steadily downhill. Pam's dad, Jack, takes an instant and obvious dislike to Greg, remarking constantly about the fact that he is a male nurse. The weekend goes from bad to worse when Greg manages to, almost, destroy the house and the wedding
Rent by Chris Columbus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the year in the life of a group of friends in New York's East Village. The "bohemians" live carefree lives of art, music, sex, and drugs. It is carefree until Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and Roger, an aspiring songwriter, find out they owe a year's rent to Benny. Benny is a former friend who had promised them free rent when he married the landlord's daughter. Roger has also attracted the attention of his downstairs neighbor, Mimi. Mark's former girlfriend, Maureen, has found a new romance with a lawyer named Joanne. Philosophy professor Tom finds his soul mate in drag queen Angel. With this being the late 1980s, the threat of AIDS is always present
The good shepherd by Matt Damon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Analyze this by Harold Ramis ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyze that: Fearful of his emotional stability, prison officials release Paul Vitti into the custody of his psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sobel, who becomes even more exasperated when he learns Vitti will be moving into his home
Meet the Fockers by Robert De Niro ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Pam and Greg get their parents together it turns into one disaster after another. The hippie Fockers are the direct opposite of the uptight Byrneses. With one pitfall after the next, the film takes awkward in-law experiences to new heights
Little Fockers ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) has finally begun to earn the respect of his ex-CIA father-in-law, Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) but one important test still lies ahead: will Greg prove that he has what it takes to be the family's next "Godfocker" ... or will the circle of trust be broken for good?
Thunderheart by John Fusco ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young, part-Sioux FBI agent is sent to solve a murder on an Indian reservation. There he meets the irreverent local sheriff and the tribe's religious leader, who helps the agent begin to understand his lost heritage. Gradually, he comes to believe that the U.S. government has framed an innocent man, but finds that he and those around him are thrown into danger because of his suspicions
Showtime by Tom Dey ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LAPD detective Mitch Preston never wanted to be anything but a cop. Same for patrolman Trey Sellars. He always wanted to be a cop ... on TV. The two now have to come together to work for a TV show. Backed by a ratings-obsessed producer and coached in the finer points of TV copdom by a veteran star, Mitch and Trey soon becom America's favorite buddy cops. A brutal crimelord must be stopped - and that's where the shrapnel hits the fan
The adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle by Jay Ward ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Those ruthless spies Boris and Natasha have wrangled their way into the real world, while their fearless leader is plotting to take over America. Only Rocky and Bullwinkle can save us
What just happened by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben is an overburdened movie producer. He tries to balance his life and has to contend with the never-ending demands of 2 ex-wives, his ice-queen studio head, and a menagerie of various Hollywood prima donnas. Ben manages to take it all in stride. He copes by exuding a smoothly assuring demeanor. The only thing that really seems to upset Ben is when he discovers that his ex-wife sleeps with one of his colleagues
A Bronx tale ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hard-working bus driver must stand up to the local mob boss if he is to keep his son from falling into a life of crime
Flawless by Joel Schumacher ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-cop suffers a stroke and is paralyzed and unable to speak clearly. On the advice of his doctor, he seeks voice lessons from a musically-inclined neighbor, a female impersonator whom he vehemently dislikes
Wag the dog by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the President is caught in a sex scandal less than two weeks before the election, his Washington spinmaster decides they need a war to distract the public's attention so he calls on Hollywood's top producer to create it
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Italian and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Londra, 1660. Edward 'Ned' Kynaston, il più famoso interprete teatrale di ruoli femminili, vede andare in frantumi il suo mondo scintillante quando re Carlo II, stanco di vedere sempre gli stessi attori, decide di cambiare la legge e di permettere anche alle donne di calcare le tavole del palcoscenico. Caduto in depressione, Ned medita il suicidio. In suo aiuto accorre Maria, la fedele costumista personale che, divenuta a sua volta attrice, gli insegnerà come tornare a recitare
Prison song ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hip Hop and R & B sensations Q-Tip and Mary J. Blige star in this gripping drama of a young man's fight against an unfair justice system and his struggle to escape life in the ghetto. ... Prison Song is an emotional and unforgettable story of courage and hope on the streets of New York"--Container
Faithful ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about marriage, sex and betrayal. After 20 years of marriage, Margaret O'Donnell has had it. But tonight, when a hit man breaks into her house to deliver her husband's anniversary present, she manages to pull off a few surprises of her own, proving that relationships aren't just unpredictable...sometimes the're murder!
Nine for IX ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the award-winning producers of 30 for 30, this exceptional set celebrating the 40th anniversary of Title IX features nine documentary films about women in sports , directed by an extraordinarily diverse group of female filmmakers. Executive produced by Jane Rosenthal (co-founder, Tribeca Film Festival) and Robin Roberts (co-anchor, Good Morning America), these critically-acclaimed films highlight Pat Summitt's remarkable story, Venus Williams fight for equal pay and the 1999 US Women's World Cup team, among others. An inspirational collection of remarkable and moving films, Nine for IX is certain to appeal to all independent film fans. 4 Disc Set. Venus VS.: Why was Venus Williams the key catalyst in getting Wimbledon to finally award equal prize money to women players? She was the right player at the right time to lead the charge. Directed by Ava DuVernay. Pat XO: This raw, authentic portrait of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt takes the camera from the filmmaker's hands and places it into those who know her best. Directed by Lisa Lax/Nancy Stern Winters and Produced by Robin Roberts. Let Them Wear Towels: When a female journalist was sexually harassed by New England Patriots players in 1990, it set off a national debate about women in men's locker rooms. In Let Them Wear Towels, you'll hear stories of raw behavior and remarkable resolve. Directed by Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern. No Limits: Through her battle with scoliosis, Audrey Mestre discovered a passion for the ocean that led her to competitive free diving. No Limits looks at the human quest to push beyond our limits, a quest that can sometimes be fatal. Directed by Alison Ellwood. Swoopes: Sheryl Swoopes has struggled with love, family and money, but she has never lost her spirit. In Swoopes, you will meet someone who is not your everyday superstar, but a woman who has defied many labels. Directed by Hannah Storm. The Diplomat: Katarina Witt may have been one of East Germany's most famous athletes at the height of the Cold War, but The Diplomat shows how the figure skater ended up being a beneficiary and victim of the socialist regime. Directed by Jennifer Arnold and Senain Kheshgi. Runner: Mary Decker was supposed to finally have her Olympic moment at the 1984 Games. But that moment turned to heartbreak after a collision with Zola Budd produced one of the most infamous moments in sports history. Directed by Shola Lynch. The '99ers: With candid, behind-the-scenes footage, The '99ers offers a unique look at the U.S. soccer team that changed the face of women's sports, reuniting key players from the squad to examine how the stage has changed since then. Directed by Erin Leyden; Produced by Julie Foudy. Branded: There is a double standard placed on women in sports -- they have to be the best players on the field and the sexiest off of it. Can female athletes ever gain equal footing with their male counterparts? Directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady
Marvin's room by Jerry Zaks ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story about the years that keep us apart ... And the moments that bring us together. When Lee (Streep) left home for seventeen years, Bessie (Keaton), her sister, was left alone to take care of their chronically ill father, Marvin (Cronyn). With Bessie diagnosed leukemia and will die without a bone marrow transplant. This precipitates the two estranged sisters an uneasy reunion. Lee realizes that the old man's welfare will fall to her if Bessie dies and she is not ready for it. So Lee takes her sons, Hank (DiCaprio) and Charlie (Scardino) for test as a possible bone marrow donor for Bessie. The meaning of family and togetherness foster as the movie goes
Analyze this Analyze that ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyze this. The story of an anxiety-ridden Mafia boss who monopolizes the services of a family psychiatrist
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