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Summary: David is a widowed science fiction writer who adopts Dennis, a young boy who claims to be from the Red Planet. David believes the child acts strangely in order to process the difficulty he has had in his young life, but soon both David and his sister, Liz, begin to wonder if the boy might be telling the truth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY MAR

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Summary: Two stranges met by chance, spent a night together in Vienna, and parted before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2004

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BEF

Summary: Eddie Morra, a burnt-out writer, discovers a top-secret pill that unlocks 100% of his brain's capacity. He instantly acquires mind-bending talents and mesmerizing visions that bring him big money, beautiful women, and limitless success. But his dream life soon becomes a waking nightmare, as the drug's brutal side effects take their toll and Eddie finds himself entangled with a cunning Wall...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD L

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER LIM

Summary: Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte face a bleak future, with their father half-blind, and troubled brother Branwell in decline. As their situation worsens, Charlotte sees that writing could offer a way out. This is the story of the sisters' great novels and their extraordinary battle for recognition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie To Walk 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD To

Summary: After two failed marriages, a science fiction writer decides coming to terms with his mom will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with his mom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MOT

Summary: Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Secret 2013

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Summary: The story of the life of Japan's most prolific modern author, who killed himself on the entranceway to the Japanese Eastern Army Headquarters after he was blocked in his bid to take it over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MIS

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Summary: A successful writer goes to great lengths to learn skills in which he has no interest to impress the adventurous girl behind the counter of his favorite café.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mpi Media Group 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAS

Summary: An estranged teenage girl returns to her family home only to discover she has an unexpected roommate; her late mother's lover, a boozy academic who's slowly drinking himself to death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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Summary: In the fourth season the girls are tentatively edging toward maturity as they take on new personas in new worlds. As the season begins, Hannah leaves New York to attend the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the hopes of becoming a more serious writer, while confronting uncertainty in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, back in New York, Marnie pursues a music career while balancing her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIR

Summary: Timely advice from a friend leads the struggling author, Charles Dickens, into peril as he does some soul-searching involving his desire to write for finanacial security. This fuels his own fears and self-pity, but he receives unexpected help for a young girl, who reawakens in him a desire to refocus his priorities. Unless he can discover the healing power of a simple act of charity, his dream...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Feature Films for Families 2003

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY GHO

Summary: Mark is a desperate unemployed writer who lives in a world where everyone unfailingly tells the truth. People don't even know what fiction is. Every thought, no matter how humiliating or harsh, tumbles out unvarnished. Then one day, Mark becomes so desperate he concocts a lie. In a world where everyone is unfailingly honest, a lie is believed with total and absolute gullibility. Mark can get...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY INV

Summary: Ingrid lithe, beautiful, and married to an up-and-coming architect, is a woman contending with the recent loss of vision. While attempting to navigate a world without sight, she spends her days reconstructing the visual world by writing salacious stories that slowly morph into fantasies about her husband and other characters that may or may not actually exist. When real-life crashes into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BLI

Summary: Hannah and Adam are now in a committed relationship and the two are settling into a newfound domesticity in Hannah's apartment. Hannah is also working on her writing career and concentrating on delivering her eBook to her eccentric publisher. Marnie is adjusting to life after a sudden and traumatic breakup with Charlie. Nearing graduation, newly single Shoshanna masterminds a plan to create a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GIR

Summary: Xavier, now thirty, reunites again with his old friends from his time in Barcelona when William marries a Russian dancer in Saint Petersburg. Although he is working as a writer, Xavier has been unable to publish his serious novel. He is ghostwriting celebrity memoirs and writing scripts for corny TV soap operas. His love life is a series of short-term encounters. When he loses his apartment,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RUS

Summary: Kindhearted, but confused activist Andrew Markovski hires a pair of eccentric 'existential detectives' to help him find the meaning of life. All the while, a sexy, French author is trying to throw a wrench in their plan by seducing Andrew's mind and body.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY I

Summary: Running from his emotional baggage, a novelist and writer for a New York magazine moonlights as an unlicensed private detective.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOR

Summary: Writer turned private-eye Jonathan Ames was last spotted duking it out in a dean's office (almost) saving Super Ray from a stalker, and endorsing George's decision to resign from his glossy magazine gig. This season Jonathan will come face-to-face with 'furries', hang with Dick Cavett, and go on the ultimate oedipal investigation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOR

Summary: Takes place during one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's book author Ted Cole and his beautiful wife, Marion. It is a provacative story about one couple's emotional journey into a world of daring sensuality and stunning honesty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Focus Films 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA DOO

Summary: T. S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WOR

Summary: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOT

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MOT

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2 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER MOT

Summary: An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BIR

Summary: Three stories of love, passion, trust and betrayal. The tales play out in New York, Paris and Rome through three couples who appear to have nothing related, but share deep commonalities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: With a case of writer's block, a children's author escapes to small town Mitford for a change of scenery. She soon finds the heart and soul of the southern town in a priest as they work together to care for a young boy who's lost his family. With heartbreak in their pasts, each must find the courage and faith to grab an unexpected chance at true love.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Channel 2018

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