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Brook, Michael 1952-

Overview
Works: 163 works in 540 publications in 7 languages and 27,036 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Road films  Nature films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Author, Musician, Instrumentalist, Actor, Producer, Production personnel, Other, Editor, Interviewee, Arranger, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Brook
An inconvenient truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 4,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher McCandless a 22 ans, de brillants diplômes et une vie qui semble déjà toute tracée. Le jeune homme a pourtant bien d'autres routes dans le sang. Animé par une soif d'absolu et de liberté sans limite, il plaque tout du jour au lendemain pour partir à l'aventure. Des champs de blé du Dakota aux flots déchaînés du Colorado, en passant par les déserts de Californie, Christopher croise des hommes et des femmes qui façonnent sa vision de la vie. Au bout du voyage, le choc avec la Nature brute : l'Alaska. (Jaquette)
The fighter by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,318 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 )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,220 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 Logan Lerman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,834 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
The vow by Michael Sucsy( Visual )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,565 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 Site Fei( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,512 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 entangl
Fed Up( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,493 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
Sugar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,128 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
Undefeated by Bill Courtney( 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
Deadwood by David Milch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 989 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 )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. He inspired millions of Americans who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world
The first year by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 710 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 )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wade Whitehouse es un sheriff de vida gris cuyo entorno piensa que no ha hecho nada importante en su vida. Todo cambia cuando se produce la muerte de un sindicalista en una partida de caza. Aunque la mayoría cree que se trata de un accidente, él piensa que fue un asesinato. Resolver la investigación será la oportunidad que esperaba para demostrar su valía a su propio padre -un hombre dominante, agresivo y alcohólico- y a sus vecinos
Kids for cash( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 463 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 408 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 ..."--From 1 Earth Productions Web site, 11 September 2013
9500 Liberty( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 318 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
The perks of being a wallflower original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 316 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
Wrecked( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man wakes up trapped in a crashed car in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by two dead passengers, a pile of cash and a gun. He has no recollection of who he is or how he got there. Is he an innocent victim? A dangerous criminal? All he knows is he's fighting for his life and his sanity in the middle of the deep woods
Charlotte sometimes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte sometimes is a mysterious and erotic romance exploring the kinds of love for which there are no names or clear arrangements. Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession, his beautiful young roommate
 
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Brook, Michael

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Michael Brook chitarrista, compositore e inventore canadese

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Michael Brook kanadischer Musiker und Musikproduzent

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