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Likely Story (Firm)

Overview
Works: 27 works in 136 publications in 3 languages and 19,043 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Likely Story (Firm)
Foxcatcher by Bennett Miller( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on true events, the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers"--Back of container
Enough said by Julia Louis-Dreyfus( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A divorced masseuse falls into a romance with a kindhearted empty nester, but starts to question their relationship based on the bitter ramblings of an unhappy client in this dramedy from writer/director Nicole Holofcener (Lovely & Amazing, Please Give). Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is the single mother of a teenage daughter who will soon be heading off to college. A successful masseuse, she rues the thought of an empty home when she crosses paths with the self-described slob Albert (James Gandolfini), a kind man in a similar situation. The blossoming relationship between Eva and Albert is starting to show real promise, too, until Eva's newest client Marianne (Catherine Keener), a successful poet, begins complaining about her ex-husband so intensely that her pessimism begins to rub off on the once-optimistic masseuse"--Allmovie.com, viewed April 30, 2018
Collateral beauty by David Frankel( Visual )

12 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty
The Circle by James Ponsoldt( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity
Begin again by John Carney( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British songwriter Gretta is adrift in Manhattan after getting dumped by her philandering rock star boyfriend. While playing at an open mic night at a local bar, she is discovered by struggling music producer Dan. Sensing her songwriting potential, Dan pushes Gretta to sign with him and record an ambitious outdoors album all across the city
Our idiot brother( Visual )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "comedy about that one family member who is always just a little bit behind the curve. For sisters Miranda ..., Natalie ..., and Liz ..., that person is their upbeat brother Ned, an organic farmer, whose willingness to trust humankind allows for an oddly trouble-free existence. Ned may be utterly lacking in common sense, but he is their brother, and after his girlfriend dumps him and boots him off the farm, his sisters must once again come to his rescue"--Container
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling his life is going nowhere, theatrical director Caden Cotard starts a new play taking place in a mock-up of New York City in a Manhattan warehouse, and as he becomes more deeply immersed in his masterpiece, reality and the world of the play become blurred
Sing Street by John Carney( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1980's, a 14-year-old boy named Conor is struggling to adjust to his new school when he meets the girl of his dreams. With the aim of winning her heart, he invites her to star in his band's music videos. There's only one problem: there's no band. Now Conor must deliver what on what he's promised, form a group and shoot a video. - container
Darling companion( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Darling Companion, Beth (Diane Keaton) saves a bedraggled lost dog from the side of the freeway on a wintry day in Denver. Struggling with her distracted, self-involved husband Joseph (Kevin Kline) and an empty nest at home, Beth forms a special bond with the rescued animal. When Joseph loses the dog after their daughter's (Elisabeth Moss) wedding at their vacation home in the Rockies, Beth, distraught and angry with Joseph, enlists the help of the few remaining guests (Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins, Mark Duplass) and a mysterious woman (Ayelet Zurer) in a frantic search
American ultra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike shares a small-town life with his girlfriend Phoebe. But Mike's sleepy world goes wild after he discovers that he's actually a CIA sleeper agent with lethal fighting skills, and the target of government hitmen. Mike, the ultimate slacker, transforms into an ultra-attacker as he and Phoebe fight to survive in this exhilarating adventure
Indignation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passions ignite and culture clash in this provocative coming-of-age story, based on the best-selling novel by Philip Roth. Marcus, a student from New Jersey arrives at a small conservative college in Ohio. He becomes infatuated with his class mate Olivia. The mutual attraction sparks a torrid encounter with consequences no one ever could have imagined. He puts his family's best-laid plans and his own beliefs to the ultimate test
Please give by Nicole Holofcener( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Married antique-dealers, Kate and Alex (Catherine Keener and Oliver Platt) plan on gutting the apartment they own next door to expand their own pad once Andra, the cranky, elderly widow (Ann Guilbert) who lives there, finally dies. When Kate, conflicted with her own guilt, befriends Andra's granddaughters (Rebecca Hall and Amanda Peet), the results are anything but predictable in this devastatingly funny comedy that examines life and death- and everything in between!
The whole truth by Courtney Hunt( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While Ramsay uses the evidence to get his client acquitted, his new colleague Janelle tries to dig deeper
Every secret thing( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small upstate New York town, two 11-year-old girls from opposite sides of the tracks are convicted of murdering an infant and sentenced to juvenile detention facilities. But when a toddler goes missing seven years later, Detective Nancy Porter begins to suspect recently released Ronnie and Alice. As the investigation deepens, Porter may discover that the truth can hide the most shocking secrets of all
Every day( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Rhiannon, a sixteen-year old girl who falls in love with a mysterious soul named "A," who inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and A work each day to find each other, not knowing what or who the next day will bring. The more the two fall in love, the more the realities of loving someone who is a different person every 24 hours takes a toll, leaving Rhiannon and A to face the hardest decision either has ever had to make
The oranges by Paul Cézanne( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family
The extra man by Kevin Kline( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspiring playwright Louis Ives moves to New York, taking an environmental job with a beautiful, infatuating co-worker. Louis rents a room from an eccentric former playwright who moonlights as an 'extra man, ' a social escort for the wealthy widows of Manhattan high society. The two men develop a volatile mentorship, which leads to a series of comic adventures
Sleep dealer by Alex Rivera( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memo Cruz siempre ha soñado con dejar su pequeño y huir a las grandes ciudades fronterizas del Norte. Pero cuando ocurre una tragedia imprevista y se ve obligado a huir, Memo descubre un nuevo mundo mucho más salvaje de lo que había soñado. El futuro próximo de Sleep Dealer es un mundo lleno de drones asesinos, fábricas de tecnología de punta, vendedores de memorias y una salvaje batalla contra los 'aqua-terroristas' emitada por televisión
Lay the favorite by Beth Raymer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, falls in with Dink, a sports gambler who swoons for her as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy, earning the initial ire of Dink's wife, Tulip
Carriers by Àlex Pastor( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to elude the deadly viral pandemic virus, Danny, his brother Brian, his girlfriend Bobby and Danny's school friend Kate speed across the Southwestern U.S. to reach a place of possible safety. Over the course of four days, the group is faced with moral decisions that no human should ever be forced to face. They discover that their greatest enemy is not the microbe attacking humanity, but the darkness within themselves. Now the four will have to outrun the end of the world, as well as each other
 
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