WorldCat Identities

Haft, Steven

Overview
Works: 72 works in 263 publications in 7 languages and 9,631 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Romance television programs  Romance films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Director, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Steven Haft
Dead Poets Society by Peter Weir( Visual )

67 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,966 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 Jane Austen( Visual )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,744 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 )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,397 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
Tigerland by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,017 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 Robin Williams( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 848 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 380 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 377 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 146 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 135 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
Last dance by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 123 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 99 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and German and held by 85 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
Jakob the liar( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moscow on the Hudson: Soviet saxophonist, Vladimir Ivanoff, decides to defect to the U.S.A. He wins asylum, and though Vladimir learns that life in America can be cold and even painful, he grows to love his strange and wonderous adopted land
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead Poets Society: English professor John Keating, 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
Jakob the liar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being detained at Gestapo headquarters and overhearing a radio report of a Russian victory, Jacob passes along the good news but has to prove himself
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 Supreme Court during the George Bush presidential administration."--Internet Movie Database
Lust in the dust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 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
The singing detective by Jon Amiel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 17 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
Le cercle des poètes disparus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in French and held by 11 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."
Hocus pocus / #209( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 9 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
 
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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

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