WorldCat Identities

Syvan, Lemore

Works: 22 works in 67 publications in 2 languages and 5,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Melodrama  Crime films  Martial arts films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lemore Syvan
Gracie by Davis Guggenheim; Andrew Shue; Elisabeth Shue; Ken Himmelman; Lisa Marie Petersen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gracie Bowen is your average 15-year-old, except for one thing-- she is determined to play varsity boys soccer. When her school forbids her to play and even her family questions her ability, Gracie sets out on an extraordinary quest to prove them all wrong. Fighting to change the school's policy and facing off against some of the toughest competitors on the soccer field, Gracie must summon all of her strength and courage to finally show the world that a girl with a dream can do whatever she wants
Sherrybaby by Laurie Collyer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman with a history of drug abuse returns home after a 3-year prison sentence, to reconnect with her 5-year-old daughter while trying to adjust to the outside world once again
The private lives of Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly two decades caught under the wing of an aging husband, devoted mother and housewife Pippa Lee undergoes a midlife breakthrough. Unearthing the sexually curious wild child of her teens, Pippa sparks a relationship with a kindred soul. A wry, moving, and complex portrait of the many lives behind a single name
Casa de los babys by John Sayles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six women -- dreamy Eileen, abrasive Nan, athletic Skipper, brusque Leslie, vivacious Jennifer and patient Gayle -- are staying at a hotel in South America. Focus on the turbulent emotions these American women face surrounding the adoption of foreign babies. The six women are fed up with the long delays of the adoption system in the United States and have the common desire to adopt a child. Includes a Latina mother who is certain that her baby will enjoy a better life with adoptive American parents, but still struggling with the anguish of her sacrifice
Personal velocity : three portraits( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delia (Sedgwick) escapes from an abusive husband. Greta (Posey) risks everything on a new career. And Paula (Balk) takes flight after a tragic accident. These women must overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles that confine them. But are they really on their way to new lives, or are they just making new versions of old mistakes?"--Container
The ballad of Jack and Rose by Rebecca Miller( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack lives on the site of his abandoned island commune with his 16-year-old daughter Rose. Since the breakup of the commune, Jack has sheltered Rose completely from the influences of the outside world
Henry's crime( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released from prison for a crime he didn't commit, an ex-con targets the same bank he was sent away for robbing
Man of Tai Chi by Keanu Reeves( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donaka Mark recruits a humble Tai Chi student, Tiger Chen, to his closed-circuit battles. But when the young man is seduced by money and power, it will trigger a war between the Hong Kong police, the world's deadliest combatants, and a peaceful spiritual discipline turned lethal new fighting style
Duane Hopwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-on-his-luck divorced father decides that the time has come to get his life back on track before he loses everything. A moving, humorous look at the limits of unconditional love, what defines a family, and our responsibility for our own happiness
Generation um( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John and his beautiful girlfriends Mia and Violet enjoy late night partying, random sex, and hard drugs. On a wild night out in New York these three friends form an intimate bond as secrets are revealed and compromises are made on their search for self discovery in a corrupt world
Coach by Olivier Doran( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unemployed barfly gets dumped by his model girlfriend and working friends, so he finds a job coaching the neighborhood soccer team and attempts to date a beautiful doctor
Angela by Nikolai van der Heyde( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angela, age ten, becomes obsessed with cleansing herself of sin in an attempt to thwart Lucifer and to cure her mother's mental illness
First born by Jack Davis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After finally becoming pregnant and moving to the suburbs with her husband, Laura begins to feel alone and isolated in their beautiful, huge but secluded home. When the baby is born, she quickly finds that motherhood is more challenging than she expected and gradually begins falling into postpartum depression. Saddled with the primal maternal need to protect her infant at all costs, Laura slowly begins to question whether her child is in danger or whether she is losing her grip on sanity
Santitos by Alejandro Springall( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seriocomic road movie with elements of magic realism. Guided by saintly visitations following the disappearance of her only daughter, Esperanza (Dolores Heredia) embarks on a pilgrimage from her home village in Veracruz to Tijuana and Los Angeles
Cash crop( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One big harvest of marijuana was all that it would take to get them out of trouble -- but the FBI is about to get them into even bigger trouble
King of the corner by Peter Riegert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fate and advice from a "freelance rabbi" help Leo Spivak find his way through a mid-life crisis
La vida privada de Pippa Lee The Private Lives of Pippa Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pippa Lee es una mujer en la plenitud de su vida. Casada con un exitoso editor, Herb Lee, 30 años mayor que ella, madre de dos hijos ya crecidos, es una generosa anfitriona y una excelente cocinera, además de una gran amiga y confidente de todos los que entran en su vida. Pero a medida que Pippa sigue lealmente a su marido hacia una nueva vida en una comunidad de retirados, el idílico mundo y la personalidad que ella se ha construido tendrá que enfrentarse a una prueba definitiva
Solucion desesperada Harvest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Better living( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three grown daughters (Cathrine Corpeny, Wendy Hoopes, Deborah Hedwall) try to find their own personal ways to deal with their dysfunctional parents (Olympia Dukakis, Roy Scheider). The mother is an unorthodox woman with out-of-the-ordinary ideas, including one where she takes a jackhammer to the basement floor of their house to build a cavern where the family can live better. Their father, an ex-cop, disappeared 15 years earlier and then re-appeared with no explanation and commandeers his wife's project by placing the whole family in a survivalist situation. Edward Herrmann, plays the priest-brother to the mother, who is forced to counsel the family despite his own problems with his faith. --IMDB
El poder del Tai-Chi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cuenta el viaje espiritual de un joven apasionado por las artes marciales cuya incomparable maestría con el Tai Chi le lleva al lucrativo bajo mundo de las peleas clandestinas. Según se intensifican las peleas, más tendrá que luchar para sobrevivir
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