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Section Eight Ltd

Overview
Works: 45 works in 225 publications in 4 languages and 26,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Caper films  Film remakes  Detective and mystery films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Section Eight Ltd
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 3,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Ocean like his chances. All he asks is that his handpicked squad of 10 grifters and cons play the game like they have nothing to lose. If all goes right, the payoff will be a fat $150 million. All the gang of associates needs to do is stage heists at three major Las Vegas casinos - Bellagio, The Mirage, and the MGM Grand - simultaneously during a popular boxing event. The payoff, divided by 11, you do the math
Good Night, and Good Luck by George Clooney( Visual )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,859 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attorney Michael Clayton is a 'fixer' the go-to guy when his powerful New York law firm wants a mess swept under the rug. But now he's handed a crisis even he may not be able to fix. The firm's top litigator in a $3-billion case has gone from advocate to whistleblower. And the more Michael tries to undo the damage, the more he's up against forces that put corporate survival over human life --including Michael's."--Publisher
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,645 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's Twelve reintroduces Ocean and his perfectly trained team of con men. 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 thirteen by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,776 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 )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,761 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 Luo bo lai na( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Huttington has recently become engaged. She goes home to Pasadena with Jeff, her fiancée, for a family wedding. She hears a rumor that 'The Graduate' was based on her family. She wonders if her grandmother and her mom had a fling with the same man just before her parents married. She wonders if she is the strange man's child since she does not seem to fit in with her other family members. She worries that she is going to enter a loveless marriage. She needs answers, but her mother's dead and her father does want to answer. She decides to ask the man in the triangle, the real Benjamin Braddock. With Jeff's blessing, Sarah heads for San Francisco, looking for the key to her past and to her future
The good German by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,185 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
Insomnia by Erik Skjoldbjærg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,079 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)
A scanner darkly by Richard Linklater( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an 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, 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. Filmed using an animation technique called interpolated rotoscope, with animation over filmed sequences
Confessions of a dangerous mind by George Clooney( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 912 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 Joe Russo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 360 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 Joseph Losey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 346 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 290 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 190 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 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's eleven (117 min.): Hollywood's A list stars come together to pull off the most daring heist Las Vegas has ever known. It will take brilliant planning, shrewd scheming, cunning disguises, truckloads of technology and just a little bit of luck. But how do you fleece one of the most ruthless casino operators in town? And how do you break into vaults that no-one has ever got near before? If it works, this will be the scam of their lives
Ocean's 3-film collection : eleven, twelve, thirteen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's eleven: 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
The jacket by John Maybury( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gulf War veteran has returned home with amnesia only to be convicted of a murder he didn't commit. While in an institution for the criminally insane he is put on a heavy course of experimental drugs and restrained in a jacket-like device and locked away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. The process mysteriously transports him to the future where he hopes to make changes that can alter the course of history
 
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