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Richardson, Nancy (Motion picture editor)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 140 publications in 4 languages and 19,942 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Richardson
Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who pushes and inspires 18 inner-city Hispanic students who were struggling with math to become math whizzes
Divergent by Neil Burger( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late
The last song by Julie Anne Robinson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen, angry, and alienated from her estranged father, Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life gets turned inside out when her mother forces her to spend the summer with him in the small Georgia beach town where he lives. Here, Ronnie finds salvation, friendship, second chances, and first love
The Divergent series( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four continue to fight for their world's future while on the run from Jeanine
Warm Bodies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a zombie epidemic, R (a zombie) rescues Julie (a human survivor) from a zombie attack. The two form a special relationship in their struggle for survival, R becomes increasingly more human, setting off a chain of events that begins to transform the other zombies and maybe even the whole lifeless world
Selena( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot dead on March 31, 1995 at the age of 23, Selena Quintanilla was poised to become the first female singer to cross over from Spanish to English markets successfully. For a little girl from Corpus Christi, Texas, Selena's accomplishments were remarkable. She conquered the Spanish charts, had No. 1 hits, dominated Mexican-American pop music, won both acceptance in Mexico (despite shaky Spanish) and a Grammy. This biopic presents Selena as that rare popular girl who's not especially rich, cool, or perfect looking but is bubbly and warm and genuinely at ease. Nurtured by her family, Selena never pretended to be anything other than Mexican-American, which made her a cultural icon, while she continued to reach out to everyone. Her life was brutally cut short, but her example--working her way through obstacles with grace and grit--lives on
Love the Coopers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the Cooper clan as four generations of extended family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. As the evening unfolds, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday
Step up by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tyler is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks. The only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending an elite school of dance in Baltimore. The only thing standing in the way of her brilliant future is finding a great dance partner for her senior showcase. When trouble with the law lands Tyler with a community service gig at Maryland School of the Arts, he arrives as an angry outsider, until his skills as a gifted street dancer draw Nora's attention. With sparks flying on and off stage, Tyler realizes he has just one performance to prove that he can step up to a life far larger than he ever imagined
Thirteen by Catherine Hardwicke( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracy, tredici anni, è una studentessa modello. Ha un rapporto molto complice, quasi amicale con la madre Madeleine ed accetta di buon grado una vita familiare non certo tranquilla: i genitori sono separati, la madre vivacchia grazie a qualche lavoretto (taglia i capelli ad amiche e conoscenti) ed è sin troppo generosa nell'ospitare in casa amiche e persone in difficoltà, il padre non va mai a trovarla, a scuola non passa certo per una persona cool. Il quadro cambia del tutto quando Evie, la ragazza più ambita della scuola (o per dirla come i suoi compagni "la più calda"), sexy, trasgressiva, alla moda, le rivolge la parola. Prima per guadagnare la sua attenzione, poi per essere alla sua altezza, Tracy cambia completamente stile, passando dalle Barbie, i vestiti larghi e le treccine ai piercing sulla lingua, le minigonne, il trucco sempre più marcato. Per permettersi un look sempre alla moda comincia a rubare nei centri commerciali e, come se ciò non bastasse, viene iniziata da Evie - che si scoprirà essere in una condizione famigliare ancora più precaria di quella di Tracy (la madre è tossicodipendente, il padre assente) - alla droga e al sesso etero e omosessuale. Il piacere sempre più intenso per la trasgressione e la ribellione fini a se stesse porta Tracy ad aggredire prima la madre, poi il fratello e infine anche il padre finalmente "materializzatosi" dopo le innumerevoli richieste di aiuto da parte dell'ex moglie. Quest'ultima, disperata, nella speranza di mettere un freno a Tracy, acconsente al trasferimento di Evie in casa propria, ma la situazione peggiora invece di migliorare: ormai la figlia vive in perenne stato di eccitazione dovuto alle droghe e ad uno stile di vita fattosi sempre più insostenibile. Il brusco risveglio è dietro l'angolo e con esso l'esigenza da parte di Tracy di riconsiderare i propri atteggiamenti, le proprie relazioni amicali, i propri valori
My family = Mi familia by Gregory Nava( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished for Paco Sanchez and his family
Lords of Dogtown by Catherine Hardwicke( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the legendary Z-Boys, this film is a fictionalized take on a brilliant group of young skateboarders who perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport
Everything, everything by Amandla Stenberg( Visual )

11 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells the unlikely love story of Maddy, a smart, curious and imaginative eighteen-year-old who due to an illness cannot leave the protection of the hermetically sealed environment within her house, and Olly, the boy next door who won't let that stop them. Maddy is desperate to experience the much more stimulating outside world, and the promise of her first romance
The twilight saga : eclipse( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all begins with a choice. In the third chapter of Stephenie Meyer's phenomenal Twilight series, Bella Swan is surrounded by danger as Seattle is hit by a string of murders and an evil vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, Bella is forced to choose between her love, Edward Cullen, and her friend, Jacob Black, knowing that her decision may ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf
Carrie by Kimberly Peirce( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After merciless taunting from classmates and abuse at the hand of her religious fanatic mother ..., Carrie's ... anger--and her telekinetic powers--are unleashed. And when a prom prank goes horribly wrong, events spiral out of control until the terrifying conclusion of this powerful, pulse-quickening horror story"--Container
Selma, Lord, Selma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1965, during the turbulent early days of the right-to-vote movement. The story of a young schoolgirl in Selma, Alabama, who is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to resist the degradation that her fellow African-Americans are suffering
Insurgent by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tris and Four are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine, the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris's family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world
Promises by Nancy Richardson( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of her friend Anakin Solo, Tahiri, a young girl raised by the treacherous Tusken Raiders, sets out to prove herself worthy and to discover the secret of her past and mystery of her real parents
Lyric's world by Nancy Richardson( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anakin and Tahiri are off on an adventure to the distant moon of Yavin 8! There they will help their alien friend Lyric join the "elders," the adults of her race. To do it, she must go through a strange and wonderful change. And when it is over, Lyric won't look anything like her old self!
The golden globe by Nancy Richardson( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night, Anakin Solo and his friend Tahiri both have the same dream of going down the river by the academy on a raft. In the dream they are drawn by the Force, but for all they know, it could be the dark side! There is only one way to find out for sure. They have to go down the river all by themselves--for real!
Money for nothing by Ramon Menendez( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joey Coyle, an unemployed longshoreman, stumbled upon $1.2 million in unmarked, untraceable currancy that had fallen off an armored truck and wanted to keep it. He turns to his girlfriend, Monica, to help him launder the loot. but keeping a million-dollar secret is harder than it looks, especially when Joey begins upgrading his social standing with extravagant gestures -- such as picking up enormous bar tabs for his friends. As an investigating police detective closes in, and one by one Joey's friends, eager for a reward, turn against him, he quickly discovers that it takes more than found money to land on easy street, and there's no such thing as "money for nothing."
 
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