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Brook, Michael 1952-

Overview
Works: 176 works in 664 publications in 7 languages and 31,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Sports films  Educational films  Romance films  Filmed lectures  Historical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Arranger, Interviewee, Editor, Singer, 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 )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,812 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 )

30 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson star in this romantic drama adapted from the novel by Colm Tóibín. Set in the 1950s, the story follows young Irish woman Ellis Lacey (Ronan) as she travels to New York City in search of a better life. Initially homesick, she begins to adjust to her new surroundings with the help of Italian-American Tony Fiorello (Emory Cohen) with whom she becomes romantically involved. After news of a family crisis, Ellis returns to Ireland where she enjoys spending time back in her hometown and becomes acquainted with a young man, Jim Farrell (Gleeson), finding herself torn between two very different paths. The cast also includes Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Picture
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,347 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,183 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 peremptory 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 Stephen Chbosky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,891 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 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public, resulting in one of the largest health epidemics in history. Narrated by Katie Couric, the documentary follows the controversial topic of childhood obesity
The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,603 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 1,481 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 )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 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
Stronger( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,145 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.''
Deadwood by Timothy Olyphant( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,063 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 )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,003 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year the United States hires 250,000 new teachers. On September 7, five teachers will begin their new journey. These five young teachers fight the real fight: educating our children, one child at a time. 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 )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 652 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 511 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
Journey to Mecca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing story of Ibn Battuta, the greatest explorer of the Old World, following his first pilgrimage between 1325 and 1326 from Tangier to Mecca. His perilous journey resonates with adventure while presenting an unforgettable picture of Islamic civilization during the 14th century, culminating with Ibn Battuta's first Hajj. The story is book-ended by a close-up look at the contemporary Hajj, a pilgrimage to Mecca that draws three million Muslims from around the world
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 )

8 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
 
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Brook, Michael

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Майкл Брук

מייקל ברוק מוזיקאי קנדי

مایکل بروک آهنگساز و مخترع کانادایی

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