WorldCat Identities

Haft, Steven

Works: 68 works in 231 publications in 6 languages and 9,276 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Romance television programs  Historical films  Fantasy films  History 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Haft
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

48 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,864 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
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

39 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,686 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
Hocus pocus by Kenny Ortega( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,246 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En septiembre de 1971, un pelotón de reclutas arriba al campo de entrenamiento de Tigerland, una especie de pantano similar a todos los de Vietnam. Jim Paxton se ha alistado sobre todo para adquirir una experiencia y un conocimiento de la guerra del Vietnam que le permitan después escribir libros sobre la contienda. En Vietnam entabla amistad con Roland Bozz, un tejano que tiene la extraña cualidad de andar siempre metido en problemas
Jakob the Liar by Robin Williams( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 926 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 Dennis Potter( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and German and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bedridden novelist drifts in and out of consciousness, alternating between a noir-ish fantasy world, his anguished present, and his traumatic childhood
The third miracle( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 369 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
Mr. North( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 150 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
Eulogy by Hank Azaria( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three generations of a deliciously dysfunctional family gather to bury the family patriarch, the beloved granddaughter of the deceased is given the task of delivering the eulogy. In the days leading up to the funeral, family secrets are revealed, old grudges resurface and the hosuehold erupts with renewed vigor
Last dance by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 129 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 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
Beyond therapy by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 83 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
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 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
Strange justice( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 27 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)
Lust in the dust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 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. -- Beyond Therapy : an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce and Prudence, and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding homosexual lover Bob, and a whole group of very odd New York characters.--Container
Le cercle des poètes disparus by Peter Weir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in French and held by 13 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."
Hart's war Thin red line ; Tigerland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thin red line: In World War II, the outcome of the battle of Guadalcanal will strongly influence the Japanese's advance into the Pacific. The reasons for this war get further away as the world for the men gets smaller and smaller until their fighting is for mere survival and the life of the other men with them
Hocus pocus / #209( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 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
El Detective cantante( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El escritor de novelas policiacas Dan Dark se encuentra postrado en la cama de un hospital con una tremenda psoriasis, ocupando su tiempo planificando un guión en su cabeza en el que un cínico investigador privado también es cantante en una banda. Su personaje poco a poco se verá implicado en la intriga de una investigación de una prostituta en Los Ángeles de los años cincuenta. Muy medicado, pronto la cabeza de Dan confundirá realidad y ficción
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England im frühen 19. Jahrhundert: Emma ist eine lebenslustige und hübsche Tochter aus gutem Hause. Seit ihre geliebte Erzieherin Miss Taylor verheiratet ist, fehlt ihr allerdings die vertraute Freundin. Um ihren Kummer zu vergessen, steigert sie sich in eine fixe Idee hinein: Um jeden Preis möchte sie andere Menschen glücklich unter die Haube bringen. Doch je mehr sie dem Schicksal anderer auf die Sprünge helfen will, umso weniger Beachtung schenkt sie ihren eigenen Gefühlen
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Dead Poets Society
The singing detective