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Herskovitz, Marshall

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Most widely held works about Marshall Herskovitz
 
Most widely held works by Marshall Herskovitz
Blood Diamond by Edward Zwick( Visual )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: to recover a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son who was conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed across the alternately beautiful and ravaged countryside
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic Western saga about a woman and the three sons of a Montana rancher who love her, told against the backdrop of World War I
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter"--Container
Jack Reacher by Tom Cruise( Visual )

33 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lee Child's bestselling novel Never Go Back, finds the itinerant problem-solver accused of murder, and learning that he may have a child he has never met
I am Sam by Jessie Nelson( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks and is obsessed with the Beatles. He has a daughter with a homeless woman; she abandons them as soon as they leave the hospital. He names his daughter Lucy Diamond (after the Beatles song), and raises her. But as she reaches age 7 herself, Sam's limitations start to become a problem at school; she's intentionally holding back to avoid looking smarter than him. The authorities take her away, and Sam shames high-priced lawyer Rita Harrison into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
The last samurai by Edward Zwick( Visual )

64 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Defiance by Edward Zwick( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deep forests of Poland and Belarus are the domain of the occupying Germans during World War II. The three Bielski brothers go into the forests to undertake the impossible task of foraging for food, weapons and survival, not just for themselves but for a large mass of Polish Jews fleeing from the German war machine. The brothers, living with the fear of discovery, must contend with neighboring Soviet partisans and deciding whom to trust. They take on the responsibility of guardians and motivate hundreds of women, men, children and elderly to join their fight against the Nazi regime while hiding in makeshift homes in the dark, cold, unforgiving forest. At the same time, the brothers turn a band of war defectors into powerful freedom fighters. Based on true events
The Great Wall by Matt Damon( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures
American assassin by Vince Flynn( Visual )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his girlfriend at the hands of Islamic terrorists, Mitch Rapp is drawn into the world of counterterrorism, mentored by tough-as-nails former U.S. Navy SEAL Stan Hurley
Love & Other Drugs( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Maggie, who meets her match in a charming Viagra salesman named Jamie. They leap into a no-strings-attached affair and discover they share a sexual chemistry that rocks the bedroom. But no matter how hard they try to keep things 'casual' Maggie and Jamie can't help falling under the infulence of the ultimate drug ... love."--Back cover
The last samurai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tormented Civil War veteran Capt. Nathan Algren is coerced by a mercenary officer to train the Japanese Emperor's troops in the use of modern weaponry. Opposing this modernization are the samurai warriors who are holding fast to their traditions of honor, despite their strategic disadvantage. As a captive of the samurai leader, Algren learns, appreciates, and adopts the samurai code, switching sides for a climactic battle that will put everyone's honor to the ultimate test
Woman walks ahead( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land
Dangerous beauty by Marshall Herskovitz( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the woman, a poet and courtesan, who used looks, wit and seduction to defy the conventions of 16th century Venice
Thirtysomething by Timothy Busfield( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Philadelphia, married thirtysomething couple, Hope and Michael are struggling with everyday adult angst. Michael runs an ad agency with his friend Elliot. Elliot's marriage to Nancy is beginning to show the cracks of age, as is the friendship between Hope and her best friend Ellyn. Michael's best friend, Gary, on the other hand, is trying to get on with his womanising life, and get over the mutually-destructive affair he had with Michael's cousin, Melissa. The domestic and professional lives of a group of young urban professionals living at the height of the Reagan years
Traffic by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traffic is a mural of a war being fought and lost. In a culture devoted to instant gratification and the quick fix, it poses unanswerable questions about greed, corruption, economic inequity, pleasure, self-medication, dependency, and addiction. The stories of a well-meaning politician with a wayward daughter, a rich suburban homemaker who sees her comfortable life hijacked by two earnest DEA agents, and a conscientious and honorable Mexican police officer illustrate the difficulties of waging this war against people who are essentially members of the family. How do you combat human frailty, human nature, and the basic human desire to take the edge off? Are we all not just doomed to repeat our mistakes, but--perversely--willing?
Traffic( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a mix of interrelated stories: a Mexican policeman finds himself and his partner caught in an often deadly web of corruption; a pair of DEA agents work undercover in a sordid and dangerous part of San Diego; a wealthy drug baron living in upscale, suburban America is arrested and learns how quickly his unknowing and pampered wife takes over his business; and the U.S. President's new drug czar must deal with his increasingly drug-addicted teenage daughter
America in primetime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its inception, television has served as a lens on American society, and in the expansive world of modern TV. Today's heroes and villains have come a long way from their predecessors. Showcased is this iconic American art form, which has both reflected and shaped the country's national character. Each episode focuses on an enduring character archetype, as seen through generations of television programs
Jack the bear( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's never easy being a single parent. But it's especially difficult for John Leary, because deep down, he's really just a kid himself. Danny DeVito stars as a widower who's determined to make a new life for his two sons, 12-year-old Jack and 3-year-old Dylan. They move to a quirky Oakland neighborhood where John gets a job as the monster host of a late-night horror TV show. Though all three try to cope with the great loss in their lives, Jack, in particular, finds his father's silly antics and increasing alcoholism a confusing burden
I am Sam : love is all you need( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old. He works at a Starbucks, is obsessed with the Beatles and has a daughter with a homeless woman who abandons them. As the daughter reaches age 7, Sam's limitations start to become a problem. When the authorities take his daughter away, Sam shames a high-priced lawyer into taking his case pro bono. In the process, he teaches her a great deal about love, and whether it's really all you need
Frank Capra bonus disc( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
 
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Blood Diamond
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Legends of the fallTrafficTrafficTrafficJack the bearFrank Capra bonus disc
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Marshall Herskovitz Amerikaans filmregisseur

Marshall Herskovitz regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Marshall Herskovitz US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Regisseur

Херсковиц, Маршалл

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מרשל הרשקוביץ'

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馬歇爾·賀斯柯維茲

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