Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates ... And Other Motherly Wisdom from the Movies: A Tribute to Mom

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Joe Garner delivers multimedia history and biographical compilations unmatched in the publishing industry today. In this heartwarming book and DVD package, Garner uses his trademark talents with image, text, and film to honor mothers and motherhood. Art mirrors life, and in so doing it wonderfully reflects some of the images we hold nearest and dearest to our hearts. Motherhood, for instance, has been celebrated by gifted filmmakers and talented actresses throughout motion picture history, and now Life Is Like a ...

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Overview

Joe Garner delivers multimedia history and biographical compilations unmatched in the publishing industry today. In this heartwarming book and DVD package, Garner uses his trademark talents with image, text, and film to honor mothers and motherhood. Art mirrors life, and in so doing it wonderfully reflects some of the images we hold nearest and dearest to our hearts. Motherhood, for instance, has been celebrated by gifted filmmakers and talented actresses throughout motion picture history, and now Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates . . . captures this noblest of callings and celebrates motherhood through a multimedia presentation like no other.

Joe Garner excels at using film and text to explore the special people, events, and influences of our lives. His work in Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates . . . is no exception, as Garner taps memorable moments from films such as Terms of Endearment and Risky Business to honor the themes of unconditional love, tenderness, forgiveness, respect, and numerous other maternal attributes. Actresses ranging from Sally Field in Forrest Gump to Lainie Kazan in My Big Fat Greek Wedding portray the wide range of emotions and strengths that real-life mothers possess and their children rely upon.
Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates . . . blends famous quotations, poignant movie dialogue, evocative still photography, and moving scenes in a meaningful salute to motherhood. What a wonderful tribute . . . what a treasured gift package this one will become.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740741791
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/2005
  • Edition description: 1 DVD
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Joe Garner pioneered much of today's multimedia publishing industry. He has applied his special talents to Stay Tuned: Television's Unforgettable Moments and the New York Times best-sellers We Interrupt This Broadcast, And the Crowd Goes Wild, and And the Fans Roared, as well as Echoes of Notre Dame Football. Joe is a frequent radio and television guest.

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