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Brook, Michael 1952-

Works: 171 works in 660 publications in 7 languages and 30,707 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Educational films  Romance films  Filmed lectures  Historical films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Musician, Instrumentalist, Actor, Producer, Production personnel, Editor, Arranger, Singer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Michael Brook
Most widely held works by Michael Brook
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate and inspiring look at former Vice President Al Gore's campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year-old Micky is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Micky doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process
Who killed the electric car? by Chris Paine( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special features: "Jump-starting the future": a mini-documentary, Deleted scenes, Meeky Rosie music video "Forever."
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie, a freshman in high school, explores the dilemmas of growing up through a collection of letters he sends to an unknown receiver
Fed Up by Stephanie Soechtig( Visual )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Documentaire. La journaliste Katie Couric s'emploie à démontrer que le taux alarmant d'obésité infantile serait causé, non par un manque d'exercice et de discipline personnelle, mais par le sucre et ses dérivés, qui ont remplacé depuis 1975 les matières grasses dans les aliments transformés par l'industrie. Au cours de son enquête menée auprès de divers militants, politiciens et spécialistes en nutrition, Couric constate que le gouvernement américain est au courant du problème, mais n'ose s'opposer aux puissants fabricants de sucre, qui font des milliards de profits sur le dos des consommateurs rendus physiologiquement dépendants de leurs produits. Ce que confirment quatre jeunes qui ont accepté de partager à la caméra leurs efforts, infructueux, pour perdre du poids
The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Country strong by Shana Feste( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after a rising young singer-songwriter gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour steered by her husband/manager, that includes a beauty-queen-turned-singer. Between the concerts, romantic entanglements and old demons threaten to derail them all
Sugar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team. Before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing in baseball's minor league system at the tender age of 19, Miguel is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family. He struggles with language and cultural barriers despite the kindness of strangers. Subsequently forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable. The previously single-minded pitcher gradually begins to question both the world he lives in and the role he has chosen to play in it
Deadwood by Timothy Olyphant( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1876 in the Black Hills of South Dakota after the richest gold strike in American history has drawn a throng of misfits to an outlaw settlement where everyone has a price. Tells the story of the settlers, who range from an ex-lawman to a scheming saloon owner to the legendary Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane
Cesar Chavez( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the civil rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez
Undefeated( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No hope. No future-- until a football season united a team and revealed the character that turned them into heroes. Undefeated ... is the inspiring and moving tale of three underprivileged student-athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach, Bill Courtney, trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field"--Container
The first year by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever year the United States hires 250,000 new teachers. On September 7, five teachers will begin their new journey. Shows the human side of the story, revealing all the determination and commitment it takes to survive in America's toughest school systems
Affliction by Paul Schrader( Visual )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When events shatter the quiet of his small town, Wade Whitehouse, with the aid of his new girlfriend, is forced to confront his past and reexamine his life
Kids for cash by Robert May( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the "kids for cash" scandal, in which two Luzerne County, Pennsylvania judges had set up a system by which they would end up receiving $2.6 million from privately-owned juvenile detention centers for convicting more than 3,000 youths for mostly minor offenses
Stronger by Jake Gyllenhaal( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the true story. Jeff Bauman, a working-class Bostonian, was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred and he tragically lost both of his legs. After regaining consciousness, Jeff was able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle had just begun. Jeff's deeply personal journey tests a family's bond and defines a community's pride as he overcomes adversity to become the living embodiment of ''Boston Strong.''
Greedy lying bastards( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Investigates the reason behind stalled efforts to tackle climate change despite consensus in the scientific community that it is not only a reality but also a growing problem placing us on the brink of disaster. The film details the people and organizations casting doubt on climate science and claims that greenhouse gases are not affected by human behavior. From the Koch Brothers to ExxonMobil, to oil industry front groups, to prominent politicians and justices ..."--1 Earth Productions Web site, 11 September 2013
The perks of being a wallflower : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide variety of musical styles and artists fills the soundtrack to the big screen adaptation of Stephen Chbosky's popular novel
9500 Liberty( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the first time in U.S. history that an Arizona-style immigration law was actually implemented--and the surprising grassroots position that led to its repeal. Racial tension and threats of violence erupt when Prince William County, Virginia adopts a law requiring the police to question people who appear to be undocumented immigrants. Despite fears of reprisal, a group of citizens launches a 'virtual resistance' using social media, setting up a final showdown with the law's advocates
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