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Hoffman, Michael 1956-

Works: 108 works in 639 publications in 7 languages and 12,313 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Church history  History  Romantic comedy films  Sports films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, fmd, Restager , Scenarist, Performer, dir, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Michael Hoffman
Most widely held works by Michael Hoffman
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the village of Monte Athena in Italy at the turn of the 19th century, necklines are high, parents are rigid, and marriage is seldom a matter of love. Thus, Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander, while her father wants only Demetrius for his son-in-law. Poor Helena burns hot for Demetrius, who avoids her like the plague. Meanwhile, fairy king Oberon is engaged in a battle of wits with his queen, Titania, and has commanded a trick of Puck, which naturally goes horribly wrong. They are all in the enchanted wood on a midsummer's eve, coming out in the end charged with a gift from the fairies--an enchanted eroticism--that sweeps them away to bed chambers and weddings. The film celebrates love's ability to alter reality while quietly acknowledging that any attempt to portray the feeling of love ultimately falls short
The best of me by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

40 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today
The emperor's club by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

51 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does he know she will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake his controlled world. The lessons learned will last a lifetime
The last station by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren (Best Actress, The Queen, 2006) and Christopher Plummer star in this compelling look at the final days of literary icon Leo Tolstoy. Having renounced his title and property, Tolstoy makes plans to donate his royalties to the Russian people, supported by his trusted disciple Chertkov (Paul Giamatti). Tolstoy's outraged wife wages a one-woman war to challenge her husband's outrageous act of idealism. Co-starring Golden Globe nominee James McAvoy (Best Actor - Drama, Atonement, 2008) as the novelist's worshipful assistant whose romance with a free-spirited young woman puts Tolstoy's notion of ideal love to the ultimate test
One fine day by Nonny Hogrogian( Visual )

58 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two single parents are inadvertently thrown together for one chaotic day when their children miss a school field trip, and love blooms
Restoration by Rose Tremain( Visual )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17th century Britain, a young man seduced by the wealth and indolence of the Restoration court, finds redemption of sorts through the love of a woman
Gambit by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London art curator Harry Deane sets out to get revenge on his wealthy ex-employer Lionel Shahbandar for years of humiliation and contempt. Aware of how desperately Shahbandar lusts after a rare Monet painting, Harry determines to sell him a fake and duly enlists the services of PJ Puznowski, a beautiful Texan cowgirl, to convince the millionaire that her grandfather liberated the painting from Europe at the end of World War Two. However, things do not quite go according to plan
A Midsummer night's dream by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a feuding pair of supernatural sprites and a love potion gone awry all come together in an enchanted moonlit forest, the result is a delightful mix of merriment and magic
Game 6( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intelligent, witty, unsettling tale of one man's encounter with his demons, his passions, and his infatuation with failure. Playwright Nicky Rogan is a die-hard Red Sox fan who has lived his entire life in NYC. The opening of his new play is on the same day as the historic sporting event, Game 6 of the 1986 World series. Which one will he watch?
Soapdish by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional group of soap opera actors scheme to undermine one another, both in front of and off-camera
William Shakespeare's A midsummer night's dream by Michael Hoffman( Book )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 1 pamphlet, 2 sheets of loose copy, and 12 photographs
A midsummer night's dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermia and Lysander plan to flee from the city under cover of darkness but are pursued by an enraged Demetrius (who is himself pursued by an enraptured Helena). In the forest, unbeknownst to the mortals, Oberon and Titania (King and Queen of the faeries) are having a spat over a servant boy. The plot twists when Oberon's head mischief-maker, Puck, runs loose with a flower which causes people to fall in love with the first thing they see upon waking
The last station : the shooting script by Michael Hoffman( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British cinema collection : 8 acclaimed films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom & Viv: A passionately rendered story about writer T.S. Eliot's turbulent relationship with his first wife, Vivienne
Restless natives( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You start off being introduced to two bored lads, who are stuck in the worst jobs they could have imagined, in the heart of industrial Scotland. They decide to supplement their income by highway robbery but don't have the heart, or means, to use violence
Some girls( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Michael receives an invitation from his girlfriend Gabriella to spend Christmas with her family in Quebec, he couldn't be happier - until he meets her crazy family! Seduced by her sisters, intimidated by her mother and mistaken by an eccentric grandmother for a long-dead husband, Michael struggles to make sense of this house-full of beautiful and baffling women"--Container
Promised land( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With high hopes of even higher dreams, basketball star Davey Hancock (Gedrick) eagerly anticipates high school graduation and continuing his legacy in the challenging "adult" world of college. But the future holds many surprises and no guarantees for Davey or for his classmates--the all-American cheerleader Mary (Pollan) and the off-beat "Senator" (Sutherland). Mary is college-bound, but discovers deeper ties at home. Senator is adrift, until he meets the wild-tempered Bev (Ryan), who fills his life with dangerous excitement. As these four yound adults hurtle through life's unpredictable turns and harsh realities, they discover that adulthood on the edge of the American Dream is a far cry from the "promised land" they had come to expect."
Out of the blue : a film about life and football( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary look at the 2006 Boise State University football team which finished the season as the only undefeated team in Division I football. Includes a brief history of the program, as well as footage and interviews with coaches, players, and fans as they discuss the season culminating in the 43-42 underdog victory over Oklahoma in the 2007 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
Un beau jour by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in French and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two single parents are inadvertently thrown together for one chaotic day -- and love, of course, blooms
Internal affairs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedic look at a scandal-ridden TV soap opera. Join the zany cast and crew of The Sun Also Sets, America's hottest 'soap, ' where on-screen drama and off-screen craziness combine for outrageous hilarity! There's enough dirty laundry to keep everyone in hot water!
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Alternative Names
Hoffman Michael Lynn

Hoffmann, Michael 1956-

Michael Hoffman American film director

Michael Hoffman Amerikaans filmregisseur

Michael Hoffman cinéaste américain

Michael Hoffman director de cine estadounidense

Michael Hoffman director de cinema estatunidenc

Michael Hoffman regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Michael Hoffman regjisor amerikan

Michael Hoffman stiúrthóir scannán Meiriceánach

Michael Hoffman US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Майкл Хоффман

Хоффман Майкл

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מייקל הופמן

מייקל הופמן במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

مايكل هوفمان

مايكل هوفمان مخرج أفلام أمريكي

مایکل هافمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

호프만, 마이클 1956-



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