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Shamberg, Michael

Overview
Works: 206 works in 784 publications in 8 languages and 35,954 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Film noir 
Roles: Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, pmn, Director, fmd, Other, fmp, Editor, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Erin Brockovich by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

43 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erin Brockovich is a feisty young mother who convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a law case against a giant corporation for water pollution. Erin's determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before. The two begin a legal fight that will bring a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees
Freedom Writers by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

27 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives, This assignment is something that the class can bite into with relish. This eventually bonds them together and pushes racial rivalries aside. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves
Gattaca by Andrew Niccol( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about an all-too-human man who dares to defy a system obsessed with genetic perfection. Vincent is an "In-Valid," who assumes the identity of a member of the genetic elite to pursue his goal of traveling into space with the Gattaca Aerospace Corporation. However, a week before his mission, a murder marks Vincent as a suspect. With a relentless investigator in pursuit and the colleague he has fallen in love with beginning to suspect his deception, Vincent's dreams steadily unravel
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton( Visual )

62 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late twentieth century London, an unlikely band of bumbling thieves pull a diamond heist in this mad-cap crime caper
Matilda by Danny DeVito( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Smalltown la piccola Matilda cresce amando i libri e coltivando i suoi strani poteri telecinetici nonostante una famiglia di teledipendenti, disonesti e scansafatiche: il problema è che a scuola non è certo meglio, con la cattivissma maestra Trinciabue. Per fortuna c'è la dolcissima miss Honey, che però avrà bisogno dei poteri della bambina per tornare in possesso di quello che è suo. (Mereghetti)
Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con la ayuda de un cazador de recompensas, un esclavo liberado se dispone a rescatar a su esposa del brutal dueño de una plantación de Misisipi
Along came Polly by John Hamburg( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reuben Feffer, a professional risk assessor, is not one to ever take chances in any aspect of his life. But when his new bride Lisa leaves him for French scuba instructor Claude on their honeymoon, he finally decides to a risk of his own. At a party, he meets free-spirited Polly, whom he remembers from the seventh grade. Unlike the control-freak Reuben, she's spent her life living on the edge. They reluctantly begin a romance and Polly introduces him to a new world of spicy food and what it mean to really take a chance
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film probes the lives of seven college housemates from the 1960s who reunite at the funeral of a friend. What follows is a weekend of drugs, sex and a nostalgic re-examination of their anti-establishment days
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption
Extraordinary measures by Geeta Anand( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El destino y determinación obligan al idealista padre de familia, John Crowley a unirse al solitario investigador el doctor Robert Stonehill. Juntas sus diferentes personalidades, enfrentan contra todo pronóstico a la industria médica y al tiempo para encontrar una cura, antes que sea demasiado tarde
Get Shorty by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loan shark Chili Palmer (Travolta) had done his time as a gangster. So when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down-and-out filmmaker Harry Zimm (Hackman), Chili talks tough, and then pitches Harry a script idea
A walk among the tombstones by Scott Frank( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A heroin trafficker whose wife was abducted and murdered hires a haunted private investigator to track down the men who killed her in this brooding crime drama starring Liam Neeson. Matt Scudder (Neeson) was an NYPD cop having a quiet drink in a Washington Heights bar when a pair of armed robbers came in guns blazing. Giving chase, Scudder kills the robbers in the street, though a stray bullet turns a heroic moment tragic. Devastated, Scudder subsequently goes to work as an unlicensed private detective, working just outside of the law and surviving on generous gifts offered in exchange for his services. Now, tasked with rooting out the sadistic thugs who brutally murdered the wife of a wealthy drug dealer (Dan Stevens), Scudder scours the bars and back alleys of New York City in search of his elusive targets -- and the closer he gets, the more apparent it becomes that they are something much more sinister than your typical kidnappers"--Allmovie.com, July 17, 2018
Out of sight by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A career bank robber busts out of jail with the help of his buddy and kidnaps a U.S. Marshal in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big heist, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in
Be cool by F. Gary Gray( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the film industry, Chili Palmer turns to music producing instead. He finds a great singer and tries to rescue her from her manager and make her a star. He must use his organized crime background to help free her and fend off the Russian mafia
Wish I was here by Adam Braff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aidan Bloom, a 35-year-old struggling actor, father, and husband, is still trying to find his identity, a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for private education and the only available public school is on its last legs. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he couldn't find
Man on the moon by Miloš Forman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Kaufman, who died in 1984 at the age of 35, was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies or challenging women to inter-gender wrestling matches, he specialized in creating performances so real that even his close friends were never really sure where the real truth lay. Although described variously as a nihilistic elf, Zen guerilla, a dadist comedian and the first true performance artist, Kaufman always preferred to think of himself as simply a song and dance man. Kaufman grew from an Elvis impersonator to a performer who broke all the rules. By refusing to break character or let audiences in on the joke, he frequently pushed his art over the edge, leaving his audience alternately baffled and amused, but it was all part of the act
Reality bites by Ben Stiller( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The irreverent portrayal of the harsh realities of life after college captures the misadventures of Lelaina, an ambitious TV production assistant, and her relationships with her sarcastic roommate, Vickie, friends Sammy and Troy, and an ambitious video executive, Michael
Get a job by Bryan Cranston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent college graduates Will and Jillian quickly encounter the struggles millennials face in today's highly competitive job market. When Will's job falls through and Jillian gets laid off, the young couple and their friends must endure public humiliation, hazing, and surprise drug tests to ultimately launch their fledgling careers
LOL by Lisa Azuelos( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl tries to avoid her overprotective mother as she struggles with the challenges of high school, relationships, and peer pressure
 
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Andrews, Peter (1945?- )

Michael Shamberg Amerikaans filmproducent

Michael Shamberg producteur de films américaine

Michael Shamberg productor de cine estadounidense

Michael Shamberg productor de cinema estatunidenc

Michael Shamberg produttore cinematografico statunitense

Michael Shamberg US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Shamberg, Michael

Shamberg, Michael 1945-

Shamberg, Michael H.

Майкл Шамберг американский кинопродюсер

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