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Section Eight Ltd

Overview
Works: 49 works in 268 publications in 4 languages and 26,979 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Caper films  Film remakes  History  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Section Eight Ltd
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three prestigious Las Vegas casinos. More than $160 million. Danny Ocean and his 10-man handpicked team of grifters and conmen are ready to carry out the most elaborate casino heist in history, and they just might get away with it
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee. With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, Murrow, and his dedicated staff - headed by his producer Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba in the CBS newsroom - defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongering tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'. A very public feud develops when the Senator responds by accusing the anchor of being a communist. In this climate of fear and reprisal, the CBS crew carries on and their tenacity will prove historic and monumental
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Clayton is an in-house fixer at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. A former criminal prosecutor, Clayton takes care of the law firm Kenner, Bach, & Ledeen's dirtiest work at the behest of the firm's co-founder, Marty Bach. Burned out with his job as a fixer, his divorce, a failed business venture, and mounting debt have left Clayton inextricably tied to the firm. At U/North, meanwhile, the career of litigator Karen Crowder rests on the multi-million dollar settlement of a class-action suit that Clayton's firm is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. But when Kenner Bach's brilliant and guilt-ridden attorney Arthur Edens sabotages the U/North case, Clayton faces the biggest challenge of his career and his life
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
Ocean's twelve by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few years after their $160 million Las Vegas heist the Ocean's Eleven team is being threatened by the casino owner who wants his money back. No longer able to work in the United States they travel to Europe with the intention of stealing a few very high-value objects
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Banks in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to finding amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when the double crossing lands Reuben in the hospital because of a heart attack. However, Danny and his crew won't stand for Banks and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Banks, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Banks' newest hot spot opens up, when the crew is out to bankrupt one of the city's most despised businessmen. But this is not about the money, this time it is for revenge
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond-- a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
Rumor has it by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah has finally agreed to marry her boyfriend Jeff, but isn't sure if marriage is what she wants. Now she's on her way home to attend her sister's wedding, which means spending a lot of time with the tennis-obsessed Pasadena family that she's never felt quite a part of. It isn't until Sarah stumbles into a well-kept family secret that she starts to question her roots and sets off in search of the man who may have the answers she has been looking for
The good German by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in the ruins of post-WWII Berlin, where U.S. Army war correspondent Jake Geismar becomes involved with Lena Brandt, a former lover whose missing husband is the object of a manhunt led by both the American and Russian armies. Intrigue mounts as Jake tries to uncover the secrets Lena may be hiding in her desperation to get herself and her husband out of Berlin. Tully is an American soldier working in the U.S. army motor pool who is assigned to drive Jake around Berlin. Tully has black market connections that may be Lena's way out. But he could lead them all into even darker territory
A scanner darkly by Richard Linklater( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, that of a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his operation
Insomnia by Christopher Nolan( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and German and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Dormer (Al Pacino), un veterano detective de Los Ángeles, viaja a un pequeño pueblo de Alaska con su compañero Hap (Martin Donovan) para investigar el asesinato de una chica de 17 años. En Los Ángeles queda pendiente un oscuro asunto que les incumbe a los dos. Una vez en Alaska, entran en contacto con el principal sospechoso, Walter Finch, un novelista ermitaño (Robin Williams). (FILMAFFINITY)
Confessions of a dangerous mind by George Clooney( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would happen if a wildly successful TV producer was also a top-secret CIA assassin? While a maverick creator of America's favorite game shows gains notoriety for his smash television hits, he is also drawn into a shadowy world of danger as a covert government operative. But soon the producers life begins to spiral out of control - both sides of him
Welcome to Collinwood by Anthony Russo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Toto fails as lookout, Cosimo is caught attempting to steal a car. In the big house, Cosimo's cellmate tells him about a fabulous Bellini, so now he needs a Mullinski. Cosimo asks his girlfriend Rosalind for help, and she looks for assistance from Toto, who calls on Basil, who draws in Leon, who seeks counsel from Riley, who selects the perfect Mullinski--Pero, who promptly reneges and then calls upon the burglary talents of once great safecracker Jerzy. The job itself is foolproof, so how do these bungling small-timers pull off the greatest heist of their careers without killing each other?
Criminal by Jia kai bo si( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A $750,000 one-night score awaits Richard and Rodrigo if they can flimflam an antique currency collector - a ruse soon packed with more twists than a box of pretzels
Pu-239( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While working at a nuclear power plant, Timofey is exposed to a deadly dose of radiation while trying to avert a plant disaster. Instead of rewarding Timofey for his efforts, the plant treats him as a scapegoat, offering no compensation to him or his family. Desperate to provide security for his wife and son, Timofey steals a small amount of PU-239 - weapons-grade- plutonium - and heads to Moscow to sell it on the black market. Timofey struggles to make the sale, his efforts resulting in deadly consequences
Wind chill by Discovery Channel (Firm)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to get home for Christmas, a college student catches a ride with a strange classmate. As soon as she realizes he knows a little too much about her, the stranger decides to take a shortcut down a remote country road. Caught in a raging snowstorm, the young travelers are suddenly forced off the road by a mysterious car. Stranded, they soon realize the cold is the least of their problems
4 film favorites : Ocean's collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's 11 (127 min): New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champaign fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time
Ocean's 3-film collection : eleven, twelve, thirteen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's twelve: Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting
Ocean's 2-film collection : Ocean's twelve and Ocean's thirteen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's twelve (2004, 125 min.): Dividing forces to hit Paris, Amsterdam, and Rome, the heist-meisters move beyond casinos to tackle new objectives, one of which involves stealing a famous painting
 
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