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Pohlad, William

Overview
Works: 50 works in 290 publications in 7 languages and 19,136 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Documentary films  Western films  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Restager , fmd, Author, fmk
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by William Pohlad
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

33 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Wild by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own
The tree of life by Terrence Malick( Visual )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950's that follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

42 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derrière les mélodies irrésistibles des Beach Boys, il y a Brian Wilson, qu'une enfance compliquée a rendu schizophrène. Paul Dano ressuscite son génie musical, John Cusack ses années noires, et l'histoire d'amour qui le sauvera
Fair game by Doug Liman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the run-up to the Iraq War, Valerie Plame, a supervisor of covert operations at the CIA, is assigned to determine if Saddam has nuclear weapons. In secret, she interviews scientists inside Iraq and suggests that her husband, a former diplomat, go to Niger to investigate a report from the Vice President's office that Iraq bought enriched uranium there. When the country goes to war, in part based on the President's claim that the sale took place, Plame's husband, Joe Wilson, writes in the New York Times that the report is false. The White House smears the couple to change the subject. Her career ruined, his credibility under attack, their marriage starts to crack. Can they find trust and fight back?
The Runaways by Floria Sigismondi( Visual )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the success of their all-girl teenage rock band, Joan Jett and Cherie Currie's friendship begins to unwind after Currie decides to leave the group
Fur : an imaginary portrait of Diane Arbus by Steven Shainberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning her back on her wealthy, established family, Diane Arbus falls in with Lionel Sweeney. Sweeney is an enigmatic mentor who introduces Arbus to the marginalized people who help her become one of the most revered photographers of the twentieth century. Diane's strange, new world unlocks her deepest secrets, awakens her remarkable artistic genius, and launches her path to becoming the artist she is meant to be
The last face by Sean Penn( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the love affair of a director of an international aid agency in Africa and a relief aid doctor amidst a political/social revolution, as together they face tough choices surrounding humanitarianism and life through civil unrest
Time out of mind( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is an increasingly desperate man. Life seems to have passed him by. With nowhere to turn, he finds himself adrift on the unforgiving streets of New York City. After exhausting all possible housing options, he seeks refuge at Bellevue Hospital, Manhattan's largest intake center for homeless men. It proves a harsh and bewildering environment, teeming with marginalized souls. But when George befriends a seasoned shelter-dweller, he begins to find hope of repairing his relationship with his estranged daughter
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Vers l'inconnu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people - a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Old explorers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breathtaking flights of fancy transform the lives of two young-at-heart old friends in this delightful story. Refusing to let old age end their dreams of adventure, a pair of inseparable pals borrow from the lives of history's greatest explorers to launch themselves on a fabulous series of cliff-hanger exploits
L'arbre de la vie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas, fin des années 60, Jack l'aîné d'une fratrie de trois, vient de perdre son frère cadet, RL. Devant cette fatalité de la vie, Jack se souvient de son enfance, des doux moments où il était encore le seul fils, grandissant dans la félicité procurée par l'amour inconditionnel de sa mère. La travée de la mémoire s'ouvre... et tout lui revient... les petits frères qui mobilisent l'attention de la mère, la discipline d'un père absent et autoritaire. Jack se laisse envahir par les souvenirs du passé et c'est ainsi qu'au gré de ses expériences, de son parcours initiatique, et au rythme de la perte progressive de ses illusions et de son innocence, nous explorons le cycle de la vie qui n'en finit plus de tourner autour de nous et qui nous précipite tantôt vers le bonheur tantôt vers le drame. The Tree of Life nous propose une profonde réflexion sur le sens de l'aventure humaine
Hacia rutas salvajes by Sean Penn( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Después de graduarse en la universidad, Christopher McCandless, un joven de 22 años al que todos auguran un brillante futuro, decide dejar atrás su cómoda vida y partir en busca de aventuras
Love & mercy la vie, l'amour et le génie de Brian Wilson des Beach Boys( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derrière les mélodies irrésistibles des Beach Boys, il y a Brian Wilson, qu’une enfance compliquée a rendu schizophrène. Paul Dano ressuscite son génie musical, John Cusack ses années noires, et l’histoire d’amour qui le sauvera
Fair game rien n'est plus dangereux que la vérité( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis : Valerie Plame, agent de la CIA au département chargé de la non-prolifération des armes, dirige secrètement une enquête sur l’existence potentielle d’armes de destruction massive en Iraq. Son mari, le diplomate Joe Wilson, se voit confier la mission d’apporter les preuves d’une supposée vente d’uranium enrichi en provenance du Niger. Mais lorsque l’administration Bush ignore ses conclusions pour justifier le déclenchement de la guerre, Joe Wilson réagit via un éditorial dans le New York Times déclenchant ainsi la polémique. Peu après, la véritable identité de Valerie Plame est révélée par un célèbre journaliste de Washington. Avec sa couverture réduite à néant et ses contacts à l’étranger en danger de mort, Valerie voit s’effondrer sa carrière et sa vie privée. Après des années au service du gouvernement américain, elle va devoir maintenant se battre pour sauver sa réputation, sa carrière et sa famille
12 years a slave (v.f.)( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbener, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
The tree of life( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith
 
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Bill Pohlad Amerikaans filmproducent

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Bill Pohlad productor de cine estadounidense

Pohlad, Bill

William Pohlad produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

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