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Gardner, Dede

Overview
Works: 71 works in 348 publications in 5 languages and 29,594 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Coming-of-age films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Producer, Actor, Other, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dede Gardner
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,449 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
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Moonlight by Barry Jenkins( Visual )

23 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami, as he struggles with his drug-addicted mother and his own sexuality
The big short by Adam McKay( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The financial meltdown from the perspective of a number of players: Michael Burry, a bizarre autistic-like stock-picking genius, and the first to realize that the market's housing boom is based on a "house of cards" sham; Mark Baum, self-loathing fictional character whose firm picks up insider trading information from a wrong number phone call; Jared Vennet, a smart-aleck broker who confirms the ominous suspicion; and Charlie Gellar and Jamie Shipley, small-time players who hit it big
The time traveler's wife by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clare has been in love with Henry her entire life. She believes they are destined to be together, even though she never knows when they will be separated: Henry is a time traveler, cursed with a rare genetic anomaly that causes him to live his life on a shifting timeline, skipping back and forth through his lifespan with no control. Despite the fact that Henry's travels force them apart with no warning, Clare desperately tries to build a life with her one true love
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Convaincue que son existence ne peut se résumer à un mari, une maison et une carrière, Liz Gilbert se découvre un nouvel appétit pour la vie dans cette histoire vraie basée sur le best-seller du même nom. Liz plaque New York et part un an se ressourcer en Italie, en Inde et à Bali pour manger, méditer et peut-être trouver le grand amour ..."
World War Z by Marc Forster( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane travels the globe in an effort to eliminate the zombie pandemic that is endangering the existence of humanity
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
The lost city of Z by James Gray( Visual )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment, the determined Fawcett - supported by his devoted wife, son and aide-de-camp - returns to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925. "
The tree of life by Terrence Malick( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a film about the conflict between nature and grace, the agonizing mystery of God, and the meaning of life itself. The death of his brother forces Jack O'Brien to confront his past, which is dominated by his difficult relationship with his father. Jack's father was a stern authoritarian whose no-nonsense demeanor masked a host of unfulfilled dreams. His mother was a gentle, kind woman who often allowed her own needs and desires to give way to those of her husband and children. As Jack's memories come flooding back--of the course of a Texas summer in the 1950s--viewers observe Jack's evolving relationship with his parents, his younger brother, and God, while adult Jack questions the meanings of life, love, and family
A Mighty Heart by Mariane Pearl( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish-American journalist, Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Pakistan in January of 2002. The violent act became an international scandal as the group that claimed responsibility for the crime demanded the liberation of prisoners from the American detainee prison in Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba. The American government does not give in to the terrorists' demands. Mariane travels to Pakistan and is alone, searching for the most important person in her life. Knowing the odds are against her, holding on to hope becomes all the more complicated when she is surrounded by a chaos that is absolutely inescapable. Yet still, Mariane must remain calm. After all, she is the heart of this operation
Running with scissors by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing a less-than-conventional psychiatrist for her problems at home who gives her too many prescriptions and bad advice, a mother ends her marriage and sends her young son to live with the doctor and his odd family
Brad's status by Ben Stiller( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices
True story by Jonah Hill( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un journaliste d'enquête déchu tente de relancer sa carrière en écrivant un livre inspiré des confidences d'un prisonnier qui aurait assassiné sa famille. [Médiafilm]
Year of the dog by Mike White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy is a happy-go-lucky secretary who is a great friend, employee, and sister. She lives alone with her beloved dog Pencil. But when Pencil unexpectedly dies, Peggy must find meaning in her life
The private lives of Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly two decades under the wing of an aging, avuncular husband, dutiful mother and housewife Pippa Lee undergoes a midlife breakthrough. Unearthing the sexually curious wild child of her teens, middle-aged Pippa sparks a relationship with a divorcee loner. Pippa Lee is a resilient woman, refusing to let life pass her by
A mighty heart : based on a true story by Paramount Vantage( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish-American journalist, Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Pakistan in January of 2002. The violent act became an international scandal as the group that claimed responsibility for the crime demanded the liberation of prisoners from the American detainee prison in Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba. The American government does not give in to the terrorists' demands. Mariane travels to Pakistan and is alone, searching for the most important person in her life. Knowing the odds are against her, holding on to hope becomes all the more complicated when she is surrounded by a chaos that is absolutely inescapable. Yet still, Mariane must remain calm. After all, she is the heart of this operation
Un Coeur Invaincu by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish-American journalist, Daniel Pearl was kidnapped in Pakistan in January of 2002. The violent act became an international scandal as the group that claimed responsibility for the crime demanded the liberation of prisoners from the American detainee prison in Guantanamo Bay, in Cuba. The American government does not give in to the terrorists' demands. Mariane travels to Pakistan and is alone, searching for the most important person in her life. Knowing the odds are against her, holding on to hope becomes all the more complicated when she is surrounded by a chaos that is absolutely inescapable. Yet still, Mariane must remain calm. After all, she is the heart of this operation
The assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everyone in 1880s America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal and is being hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin Hood by the public. No one knows of Robert Ford, at least not yet. But the ambitious 19-year-old aims to change that. He befriends Jesse and rides with his gang. And if that doesn't bring Ford fame, he will have to find a deadlier way. Friendship becomes rivalry and the quest for fame becomes obsession
Selma (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
 
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Alternative Names
Dede Gardner Amerikaans filmproducente

Dede Gardner film producer

Dede Gardner producteur de cinéma américain

Dede Gardner productora cinematográfica

Dede Gardner produttore cinematografico statunitense

Dede Gardner US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Деде Гарднер

Диди Гарднър

Дэдэ Гарднер

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דידי גראדנר

دده گاردنر تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

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