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Gardner, Dede

Works: 48 works in 286 publications in 4 languages and 28,883 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Coming-of-age films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Actor, fmp, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dede Gardner
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,352 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 )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,825 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 )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike is on a mission to be a great explorer! When he arrives at each new place however, he is disappointed that someone has been there before him. Will an overgrown Knight Camp be his great discovery? Meanwhile, it's time for Evie to put her magic skills to the test when the Queen disappears!
Eat pray love by Ryan Murphy( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happily married woman who is trying to get pregnant realizes that her life needs to go in a new direction. After a very painful divorce, she risks everything and embarks on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery
The time traveler's wife by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Clare, a beautiful art student, and Henry, an adventuresome librarian, who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-three and Henry thirty-one. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: triggered by emotions and memories, his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time. His disappearances are spontaneous and his experiences are unpredictable. Through Henry's time travel the couple attempt to live normal lives, but all of this is threatened by something neither can control
The big short by Adam McKay( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,190 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
World War Z by Marc Forster( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ex-enquêteur de l'ONU reprend du service pour retracer la source d'une infestation de morts-vivants à l'échelle planétaire. [Médiafilm]
The assassination of Jesse James by the coward Robert Ford by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The lost city of Z by James Gray( Visual )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on author David Grann's nonfiction bestseller, The Lost City of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as "savages," the determined Fawcett - supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide-de-camp (Robert Pattinson) - returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925. An epically scaled tale of courage and passion, told in writer/director James Gray's classic filmmaking style, The Lost City of Z is a stirring tribute to the exploratory spirit and a conflicted adventurer driven to the verge of obsession
A Mighty Heart by Mariane Pearl( Visual )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie (The Good Shepherd) "gives one of the most commanding and moving performances of her career"(Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper) in this shocking true story based on Mariane Pearl's best-selling memoir. After her husband, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel pearl (Dan Futterman, Urbania), is kidnapped by terrorists, mariane (Jolie) heads a desperate search for clues in a frantic race against time to locate her missing husband. Directed by maverick filmaker Michael Winterbottom (The Road To Guantanamo), A Mighty Heart is a gripping story of faith, hope and Courage in the face of tragedy
The tree of life by Terrence Malick( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,501 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
Running with scissors by Augusten Burroughs( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augusten's mother is an unpublished and unstable poet whose marriage to his dad is in ruins. Soon, she is seeing a very eccentric therapist named Dr. Finch while Augusten is left in the care of Finch's wacky family. Constantly recording the events of his life in his journal as a way to cope, Augusten finds himself avoiding school, learning about love from an older man, and making big decisions at the tender age of just fifteen
True story by Jonah Hill( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse in this psychological drama
Brad's status by Ben Stiller( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 924 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
Year of the dog by Mike White( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 869 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 )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 617 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
Un Coeur Invaincu by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 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 9 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
Killing them softly by Andrew Dominik( Visual )

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

Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) is an enforcer for the Mob. When a high-stakes Mob protected card game is heisted by some small time crooks Cogan is called in to track them down and restore order to the local criminal economy. KILLING THEM SOFTLY also features a classic cast of misfits Richard Jenkins James Gandolfini Ray Liotta Scoot McNairy Ben Mendelsohn Vincent Curatola Max Casella Trevor Long Slaine and Sam Shepard
Movies that move you : 3-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The time traveler's wife
Alternative Names
Dede Gardner Amerikaans filmproducente

Dede Gardner producteur de cinéma américain

Dede Gardner produttore cinematografico statunitense

Dede Gardner US-amerikanische Filmproduzentin

Деде Гарднер

Диди Гарднър

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English (239)

French (5)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Running with scissors