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Hallström, Lasse

Works: 302 works in 1,098 publications in 11 languages and 24,729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Motion picture plays  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director, Performer, Film editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor, Other, Composer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Lasse Hallström
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
126 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
The cider house rules L'œuvre de dieu, la part du diable by John Irving ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Homer, who has lived nearly his entire life within the walls of an orphanage in rural Maine and has been trained by its proprietor, Dr. Wilbur Larch to be Larch's successor. Wally Worthington brings his pregnant girlfriend, Candy Kendall, to the orphanage because Dr. Larch provides medically safe, albeit illegal, abortions. Homer leaves with them to work on Wally's family apple farm. When Wally leaves to fight in World War II, Homer falls in love with Candy
Dear John by Channing Tatum ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While John, a young soldier, is home on a temporary leave, he meets and falls in love with Savannah, a college girl on her spring break. Savannah promises to write to John when he is sent overseas. Over the next seven years, the couple continues to be separated by John's increasingly dangerous deployments. Though they meet only sporadically, they continue to stay in touch through love letters that eventually bring fateful consequences
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Paramount Pictures Corporation ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gilbert lives in Endora, a place where nothing happens. Aside from a secret affair with a housewife, Gilbert spends his days stocking shelves at a grocery store, caring for his mentally handicapped brother, and holding together a large family headed by Mama, a former beauty queen whose weight tops 500 pounds. But just when Gilbert thinks nothing will ever change, a pretty stranger arrives on the scene, capturing Gilbert's heart and inspiring him to make a break
Hachi a dog's tale ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heartwarming true story of a loyal dog named Hachiko. This very special friend would accompany his master to the train station everyday and return each afternoon to greet him after work. Even after his master passed away, he continued to return to the same spot at the station every day for the next nine years to wait for his beloved master. During his daily visits he touched many lives and taught the local people about love, compassion, and above all unyielding loyalty
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, a young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible
Mitt liv som hund My life as a dog by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bundled off to a rural village while his ill mother recuperates, young Ingemar, who compares himself to Laika, the Russian space dog, finds unexpected adventure with the town's warm-hearted eccentrics
The shipping news by Annie Proulx ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einar is a crusty old rancher who does what he can to hold onto his Wyoming ranch. It's been a struggle for years; his son was killed in a car crash, his wife left him, and his longtime friend and helper, Mitch was recently mauled by a bear. Now, Einar has to care for Mitch and help him recover. Jean and her daughter, Griff, have to leave Jean's current abusive boyfriend. The only place they can go is the ranch of Griff's grandfather, Einar, who only learns of his granddaughter's existence upon their arrival
Casanova by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
The hoax ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pathological liar Clifford Irving stages a complex hoax. In the 1970's Irving managed to fool a major publisher and LIFE magazine into thinking he was writing an authorized biography of Howard Hughes. Irving and his best friend and partner, Dick Susskind, go to extreme lengths to pull off the hair-brained scheme. The more outrageous the lies they concoct, the more believable they become and the more money gets thrown at them. Inspired by the unbelievable true story of the man who faked the authorized autobiography of Howard Hughes and nearly pulled off the media scam of the 20th century
Something to talk about ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het alledaagse rijkeluisleven van Grace wordt verstoord wanneer ze ontdekt dat haar man vreemd gaat
Once around by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The oldest daughter of a close-knit Italian family falls in love with an abrasive, obnoxious but forcefully charming businessman. He almost demolishes her family while winning her heart, but they all learn how to balance her happiness with the family's survival
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
My dog an unconditional love story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the unique relationship between people and their beloved pets through candid interviews with notable dog lovers. Viewers are offered an intimate glimpse into the lives of these actors, musicians, authors, and designers through the aspect of their lives that unites them all: the profound connection they have with their dogs. A tribute to all the dogs that have made our lives richer and happier, this film captures the remarkable bond between our dogs and ourselves
Astrid Lindgren's the children of Noisy Village ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Lisa tells about her brothers and playmates and the happy times they spend at work and at play in their Swedish village
My life as a dog by Reidar Jönsson ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Ingemar Johansson tells of his life with his aunt and uncle in Smaland where he goes to live off and on for two years, before and after his mother's death
More about the children of Noisy Village ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Lisa tells about her brothers and playmates and the happy times they spend at work and at play in their Swedish village
Chocolat : a screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ende der 50er Jahre weht der Nordwind die zauberhafte Vianne und deren kleine Tochter Anouk in das französische Dörfchen Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, das seit dem Mittelalter allen Modernisierungsbestrebungen erfolgreich widersteht. Dort wünscht man sich nichts sehnlicher als seine Ruhe. Doch genau die bekommt man mit der resoluten Frau gerade nicht, die mitten in der Fastenzeit in Kirchennähe eine Chocolaterie eröffnet. Die bigotte Dorfgemeinde geht auf die Barrikaden - aber Vianne versteht sich mit geradezu magischem Geschick zu wehren
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Hallström, Lars.
Hallström, Lars Sven 1946-
Hallstrom Lasse 1946-....
English (415)
Spanish (59)
Swedish (50)
German (47)
French (24)
Multiple languages (10)
Italian (6)
Chinese (1)
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