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Section Eight Ltd

Overview
Works: 69 works in 290 publications in 3 languages and 27,373 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Caper films  Film remakes  Biographical films  Historical films  History 
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 3,276 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 )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in 1950s 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 )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,705 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 held by 2,609 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 )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,111 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
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This middle-class family looks perfect from the outside, but behind closed doors she is having an affair with their African-American gardener, and he is struggling to deal with his homosexuality
Rumor has it by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Radar Pictures/Bedford Falls Company/Cruise-Wagner( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,709 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 informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the FBI needs evidence on an agri-business giant accused of price-fixing, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a secret agent
Ocean's thirteen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel with known casino owner Willy Bank in Las Vegas, the last thing he ever wanted was to get cut out of the deal by the loathsome Bank. Bank even goes so far as to find 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 Bank and what he's done to a friend. Uniting with their old enemy Benedict, who himself has a vendetta against Bank, the crew is out to pull off a major plan. One that will unfold on the night Bank's 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
The good German by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 1,165 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. 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 1,017 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 Drew Barrymore( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 904 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
Ocean's thirteen by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When one of their own, Reuben Tishkoff, partners and builds a casino and hotel in Las Vegas with casino owner Willy Banks, the last thing Tishkoff wants is to get cut out of the deal by Banks. Banks' even goes so far as to find amusement in Tishkoff's misfortune when Tishkoff lands in the hospital with a heart attack. Danny Ocean and his crew won't stand for Banks has 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. 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
The jacket( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 622 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
Welcome to Collinwood by Anthony and Joe Russo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 349 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 328 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 280 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 187 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 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's twelve (125 min.): Set three years after Ocean's 11, this sequel shows us Danny Ocean gathering up his complete gang of con artists and thieves from the first film in New York City before they all jet off to Amsterdam, Rome, and Paris to pull off three seperate heists. All the while, the boys must deal with increasing pressure from a very mad Terry Benedict, a dedicated Europol agent, and a mysterious French rival simply called Dinner Jacket
 
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