WorldCat Identities

Haft, Steven

Works: 60 works in 298 publications in 6 languages and 10,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  War films  Biographical films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn, Director, fmp, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Haft
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

79 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Williams portrays English professor John Keating, who, in an age of crew cuts, sport coats and cheerless conformity, inspires his students to live life to the fullest, exclaiming "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary!" The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm-- changing their lives forever
Hocus Pocus by Kenny Ortega( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three outlandishly wild witches return from 17th century Salem for a night of zany fun and comic chaos. After they're accidentally conjured up by some unsuspecting pranksters, the tricky 300-year-old trio sets out to cast a spell on the town and reclaim their youth - but first they must outwit three feisty kids who are determined to foil their scheme!
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just released from the base stockade, recruit Roland Bozz joins a platoon of young soldiers preparing to ship out to Vietnam. His independence and outright defiance draw fire from his own men as well as commanding officers, but when the platoon is sent to Tigerland, a hellish training ground, Bozz's leadership and loyalty bring his men together, triggering extraordinary consequences
Jakob the Liar by Frank Beyer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and German and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nazi-occupied Poland a poor Jewish cafe owner invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. These lies keep hope and humor alive among the ghetto inhabitants
The singing detective by Jon Amiel( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hallucinations of a mystery writer stricken with a crippling skin disorder interweave memories of his past with a plot casting him in the role of a suave sleuth who croons with a big band
The third miracle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest is appointed to investigate miracles attributed to a woman in New York. The probe leads Father Frank Shore to the woman's daughter, abandoned when the mother entered a convent, and the two have an affair
Eulogy by Hank Azaria( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of a dysfunctional family gather to bury the family patriach. In the days leading up to the funeral, family secrets are revealed, old grudges resurface, and the household erupts with renewed vigor
Mr. North( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Yale graduate comes to Newport, Rhode Island in the 1920s and earns the wrath of the local doctor by gaining a reputation as a healer
Last dance by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and German and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cindy Liggett (Stone) is a convicted killer facing imminent execution until a young lawyer (Morrow) becomes convinced her case doesn't warrant the death penalty
Emma : Shakespeare in love( Visual )

in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others
Beyond therapy by Robert Altman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and German and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The farcical comedy focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites who are seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests the patient place a personal ad
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma brings to life Jane Austen's novel about a woman who makes it her goal to 'fix' the lives of all her friends while ignoring her own problems
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good morning Vietnam: Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms
Le cercle des poètes disparus by Peter Weir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Automne 1959. L'Académie Welton est l'une des institutions scolaires les plus réputées, les plus austères et les plus fermées des Etats-Unis. Cette année-là, un professeur de littérature pas comme les autres y fait son entrée. John Keating est bien d'avantage qu'un professeur. Ce qu'il enseigne ne figure dans aucun manuel : c'est l'amour de la vie et de la liberté, la passion de la poésie, le désir d'exprimer sans contrainte tout son potentiel."
Strange justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill (Regina Taylor) during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas (Delroy Lindo) for the [U.S.] Supreme Court during the George Bush presidential administration" (as viewed on 12-17-07)
Hocus pocus / #209( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three outlandishly wild witches are accidentally conjured up by pranksters, they return from 17th century Salem and set out to cast a spell on the town, but first they must outwit three kids and a talking cat
Lust in the dust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lust in the dust: "It's 1884 and legend has it that there's gold buried near sleepy Chili Verde, New Mexico, and there's not a soul in town who's not after it."--Container
Hart's war : Thin red line ; Tigerland( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hart's war: Honor, courage, and sacrifice are revealed in unexpected ways as a ranking U.S. prisoner in a Nazi POW camp is joined in December 1944 by a law-student lieutenant who'd been captured despite his father's powerful military connections. When a black pilot from the famous Tuskeegee airmen is falsely accused of murdering a fellow prisoner, Lt. Hart tries his case and discovers the real motivation behind the ranking officer's kangaroo court
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Dead Poets Society
Alternative Names
Steven Haft American film producer and writer

Steven Haft Amerikaans filmproducent

Steven Haft US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Autor

English (159)

Spanish (20)

German (13)

French (5)

Italian (3)

Esperanto (1)

The singing detectiveThe third miracle