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Chasin, Liza

Overview
Works: 25 works in 65 publications in 3 languages and 13,183 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Musical films  History  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Liza Chasin
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia de un verano lleno de amor y descubrimientos para cinco hermanas de familia noble en la inglaterra georgiana
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delve into the history behind Les Miserables, which is one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, one of the greatest musical stage plays of the 20th century, and now one of the greatest box office successes of the 21st century
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Wimbledon by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star
Pirate radio( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rogue band of DJs captivate Britain in the 1960s. The music they play defines a generation and the DJs stand up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz. The Count is a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock. Radio rock is a pirate radio station situated in the middle of the North Atlantic that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll DJs that include: Gavin, the greatest DJ in Britain who has just returned from his drug tour of America who wants to reclaim his rightful position; Dave, an ironic, intelligent and cruelly funny co-broadcaster; and a fearsome British government official out for blood against the drug takers and lawbreakers of a once-great nation
Smokin' aces by Joe Carnahan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent hunts for Las Vegas stand up comedian and illusionist Buddy 'Aces' Israel. Aces has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a crowd of assassins. Now Aces will have to pull his greatest disappearing act before the assassins can get to him
4 movie marathon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four romantic comedies in one 2-disc set
The perfect man ; Head over heels ; Wimbledon ; The story of us( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect man: Holly is determined to find the ideal man for her single mom. With no flesh-and-blood options in sight, she creates an imaginary secret admirer based on a charming real-life restaurant owner. Head over heels: An art restorer sharing an East Side apartment with four successful models feels unglamorous until Mr. Right walks into her life, but she has reason to believe that he might be guilty of murder. Wimbledon: An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star. Story of us: When their kids leave home for summer camp, a married couple whose relationship is on the rocks must finally decide whether to work on their problems or get a divorce
About time by Richard Curtis( Visual )

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

"The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's ... father ... tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life--so he decides to make his world a better place-- by getting a girlfriend ... But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out thathis unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all familes, everywhere ... in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all"--Container
Closed circuit by John Crowley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One morning, a busy London market is decimated by an explosion. In the manhunt that follows, only one member of the suspected terrorist cell survives: Farroukh Erdogan, who is arrested and jailed. Martin and Claudia are lawyers and ex-lovers who find themselves bound together again and put at risk after they join the defense team for an international terrorist's trial
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I primi, difficili anni di regno di Elisabetta Tudor (1533-1603), figlia (ripudiata) di Enrico VIII e Anna Bolena, che nel 1558 succede sul trono alla sorellastra Maria, rifiuta di sposarsi e, scampata agli attentati, diventa la Regina Vergine, dopo aver eliminato nemici esterni e interni. (Morandini)
Paul by Greg Mottola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost reunite as sci-fi geeks taking a pilgrimage to America's UFO heartland. There they meet a smart-ass alien, Paul, who takes them on an insane road trip. As they struggle to return Paul home, the little green man might just take the outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
Johnny English reborn by Peter Howitt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny returns to MI7's London headquarters (now Toshiba British Intelligence) and assigned by new boss "Pegasus" (Gillian Anderson) to stop a plot to assassinate the Chinese Premier during scheduled talks with the Prime Minister. Johnny also meets with fellow agent Simon Ambrose (Dominic West) and MI7's resident inventor, Patch Quartermain (Tim McInnerny). He is also assigned a junior agent, Colin Tucker (Daniel Kaluuya)
Wimbledon ; The story of us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wimbledon: An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star. Story of us: When their kids leave home for summer camp, a married couple whose relationship is on the rocks must finally decide whether to work on their problems or get a divorce
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Iraq war, U.S. Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller leads Mobile Exploitation Team-Delta (MET-D) on a fruitless search of suspected WMD sites. When he wonders out loud why the intelligence is all wrong, he's told not rock the boat. Soon Miller, working with a local Iraqi informant named Freddy, is going after a Ba'athist general named Al-Rawi. CIA agent Martin Brown and journalist Lawrie Dayne share Miller's doubts; each have some pieces to the puzzle. They try to help Miller out, but Department of Defense official Clark Poundstone treats the WMD problem like a PR kerfuffle. When a Delta Force squad is dispatched to intimidate him and shut his team down, Miller's questioning mutates into a quest: to learn the identity and motives of "Magellan," the highly protected source of this faulty information
We are your friends( Visual )

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

Set in the world of electronic music and Hollywood nightlife, an aspiring 23-year-old DJ named Cole spends his days scheming with his childhood friends and his nights working on the one track that will set the world on fire. All of this changes when he meets a charismatic but damaged older DJ named James, who takes him under his wing. Things get complicated, however, when Cole starts falling for James' much younger girlfriend, Sophie
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Will Lightman (Hugh Grant) is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is avoiding any kind of responsibility. But when he invents an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms, Will gets a hilarious lesson about life from a bright, but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you're never too old to grow up."--Container
 
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Chassin, Lisa

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