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Brook, Michael 1952-

Works: 175 works in 635 publications in 7 languages and 29,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Sports films  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Romance films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Musician, Instrumentalist, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Editor, Arranger, Singer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Michael Brook
    Most widely held works by Michael Brook
    An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

    37 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Una apasionada e inspiradora
    Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

    34 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    "D'après une histoire vraie. Tout juste diplômé de l'université, Christopher McCandless, 22 ans, est promis à un brillant avenir. Pourtant, tournant le dos à l'existence confortable et sans surprise qui l'attend, le jeune homme décide de prendre la route en laissant tout derrière lui. Des champs de blé du Dakota aux flots tumultueux du Colorado, en passant par les communautés hippies de Californie, Christopher va rencontrer des personnages hauts en couleur. Chacun, à sa manière, va façonner sa vision de la vie et des autres. Au bout de son voyage, Christopher atteindra son but ultime en s'aventurant seul dans les étendues sauvages de l'Alaska pour vivre en totale communion avec la nature."
    The fighter by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

    23 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,354 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 )

    15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Investigates the development and demise of the fuel-efficient, environment-friendly electric car. Examines the Bush administration's role in the car's being peremptorily pulled from production, the influence of the automobile industry and oil interests, and implications for the future of sustainable energy in the United States
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Logan Lerman( Visual )

    6 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,860 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 )

    8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people
    The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

    11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,582 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 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Gwyneth Paltrow stars in this drama about a troubled country music singer. Kelly Canter (Paltrow) is a fallen star of the country music scene. While in rehab for her drug and alcohol problems, she meets young singer-songwriter Beau Williams (Garrett Hedlund) who, along with beauty-queen-turned-singer Chiles Stanton (Leighton Meester), ends up becoming one of the support acts on Kelly's comeback tour, organised by her long-suffering husband/manager Ed (Tim McGraw). As the four take to the road, sparks begin to fly as their entangled relationships intensify
    Sugar( Visual )

    5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 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( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,060 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
    Undefeated( Visual )

    6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,020 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
    Cesar Chavez( Visual )

    9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    A biography of the civil rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez
    The first year by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

    3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 697 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 )

    28 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    Wade Whitehouse jest policjantem w małym amerykańskim miasteczku. Ostatnio los go nie rozpieszcza: żona rzuciła go zabraniając kontaktów z córką, ojciec alkoholik, a mieszkańcy miasteczka stracili do niego szacunek. Pewnego dnia podczas polowania ginie wpływowy polityk, wszyscy uznają, że był to wypadek. Policjant jest innego zdania. Rozpoczynając śledztwo narazi się wielu wpływowym ludziom
    Kids for cash by Robert May( Visual )

    1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 504 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
    Greedy lying bastards( Visual )

    2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 395 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 )

    6 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 320 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 )

    2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

    In 2007, Prince William County in Virginia enacted a policy requiring police officers to question anyone they had probable cause to believe was in the country illegally. Begun as a series of Internet videos, this documentary chronicles the passage of this law and its divisive effect upon residents and the devastating economic impact it had on their communities
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