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Hallström, Lasse

Works: 232 works in 1,143 publications in 12 languages and 26,789 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Psychological fiction  Animal films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, fmd, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Adapter, Contributor, Scenarist, Creator, Other, Composer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lasse Hallström
Most widely held works by Lasse Hallström
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

160 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,206 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 by John Irving( Visual )

125 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,550 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 )

54 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,219 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
The Hundred-Foot Journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

29 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant, that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite cannot be ignored
Safe haven by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

38 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,089 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
What's eating Gilbert Grape? by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

87 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert Grape is devoted to taking care of his family, which includes an obese mother and a mentally impaired brother. He feels the hopelessness of his life in a rural community when a young woman breezes into town and changes everything
Hachi a dog's tale by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,046 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
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

66 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,810 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
The shipping news by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

33 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Quoyle, een zwijgzame veertiger met weinig zelfvertrouwen, na een mislukt huwelijk, samen met zijn tante en dochtertje terugkeert naar hun geboortegrond in New Foundland, gaat hij werken bij de plaatselijke krant, herwint zijn zelfvertrouwen en wordt verliefd op een weduwe
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,388 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 )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,233 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 by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,094 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
Mitt liv som hund by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De twaalfjarige Ingemar Johansson heeft het niet makkelijk zonder vader en met een ziekelijke moeder. Gelukkig heeft hij gevoel voor humor
Something to talk about( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Grace, a woman with a "picture-perfect life," whose reaction to the infidelities of her husband Eddie turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes
Once around by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 309 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 by Sarah Moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in French and English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour célébrer les cent ans du cinéma, on a demandé à 40 réalisateurs et réalisatrices reconnus mondialement de se servir de la caméra originale des frères Lumière et de réaliser un film d'une durée de 52 secondes
My dog an unconditional love story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 197 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 )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 185 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 )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein 12jähriger, fantasiebegabter und aufgeweckter Junge leidet unter Einsamkeit und mangelndem Selbstvertrauen, nachdem seine Mutter erkrankt und gestorben ist. Erst in der Gemeinschaft und Lebensfreude einer neuen Umwelt überwindet er seine Ängste und Nöte. (Lexikon des Internationalen Films)
Chocolat : a novel by Joanne Harris( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 131 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Hachi a dog's tale
Alternative Names
Hallström, Lars.

Hallström, Lars Sven 1946-

Hallström, Lasse 1946-

Lasse Hallström Film director and screenwriter

Lasse Hallström regista svedese

Lasse Hallström reżyser szwedzki

Lasse Hallström schwedischer Filmregisseur

Lasse Hallström Zweeds filmregisseur

Lasse Halström

Ласе Халстрьом

Лассе Халльстрём шведский режиссёр

Халльстрём, Лассе

Լասե Հալստրոմ

לאסה הלסטרם

لاسه هالستروم فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان سوئدی

لاسي هالستروم

ლასე ჰალსტრემი

라세 할스트룀

할스트롬, 라세 1946-





What's eating Gilbert Grape?Hachi a dog's taleMitt liv som hundOnce aroundLumière et compagnie Lumière & companyChocolat : a novel