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Harpo Films

Overview
Works: 22 works in 122 publications in 3 languages and 15,113 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  History  Romantic comedy films  Drama  Melodrama 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harpo Films
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

24 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
The great debaters by Denzel Washington( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. When Hassan and his family, led by Papa, move to a quaint village in the South of France with the grand plan of opening an Indian restaurant in the picturesque countryside, they are undeterred by the fact that only 100 feet opposite stands a Michelin starred classical French eatery. However upon encountering the icy proprietress, Madame Mallory, the Kadam family realise they may have bitten off more than they can chew. Outraged by the new arrivals, Madame Mallory is determined to have their business shut down. As cultures clash and food flies, a heated battle escalates between the two establishments - until, that is, Hassan's passion and talent for French cuisine begin to enchant Madame Mallory and even she can't deny this young chef could have what it takes to garner even more acclaim for her beloved restaurant. This, along with his new-found friendship with her beautiful sous chef Marguerite, starts to weave a magic between the two cultures and, despite their different tastes, they discover an unlikely recipe for success that surprises them all
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Polish and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Tuesdays with Morrie by Thomas Rickman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This made-for-TV movie tells the story of an old man, professor of sociology, Morrie Schwartz, who is dying from ALS. He tells a former student, Mitch Albom, about dying, living and what's important in life
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used without her consent to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks' cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever."--Container
For one more day by Michael Imperioli( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A broken down former baseball player returns one night to his small hometown with the intention of killing himself. At the final moment he is magically given one more day with his departed mother who shows him the secrets of their lives and a way to redemption
Queen Sugar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a family tragedy forces them back together, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives in order to run an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South
Greenleaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith
The wedding( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bride is the great-great-granddaughter of a slave owner on one side and the great-great-granddaughter of a slave on the other. She is forced to confront truths about herself and her family's hidden secrets just days before her scheduled Martha's Vineyard wedding to a white jazz musician
Greenleaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith
Greenleaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith
Greenleaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith
Greenleaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith
Selma Blu-Ray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
Greenleaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith
Amy & Isabelle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a mother and a daughter with nothing in common but the same dark secret. A coming-of-age drama set in 1971 Maine. Isabelle is an overprotective mother whose delicate relationship with her daughter Amy deteriorates even more as Amy is seduced by her math teacher
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Podróż na sto stóp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Languages
English (115)

French (3)

Polish (1)

Covers
Tuesdays with Morrie