WorldCat Identities

Adams, Jane 1965-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 268 publications in 7 languages and 11,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jane Adams
Songcatcher by Maggie Greenwald( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people
Jesse Stone by Robert B Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stone is a quiet chief of police in a cold, gray, seaside town. When a serial killer strikes, this tough cop is in the thick of it. Add his girlfriend, an ex-wife and a sexy defense attorney, and things really heat up
Poltergeist( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras mudarse a una nueva casa, la familia Bowen comienza a ser atormentada por espíritus. Cuando las apariciones secuestran a Maddy, su hija menor, los Bowen deben encontrar una manera de rescatarla o la perderán para siempre
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in German and English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Literaturprofessor in der Schaffenskrise sorgt für einige Verwirrung in seiner unmittelbaren Umgebung, da er sich ziellos treiben lässt und zu keiner Entscheidung fähig ist. (Quelle: www.zweitausendeins.de)
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )

63 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection. Includes illicit sexual behavior
Brigsby Bear by Kyle Mooney( Visual )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show that James has carried with him into adulthood. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself
The wackness( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly-inaugurated mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, is only beginning to implement his anti-fun initiatives against crimes like noisy portable radio, graffiti and public drunkenness. Set in this time, troubled high school student Luke Shapiro is a teenage pot dealer who forms a friendship with Dr. Jeffrey Squires, a psychiatrist and kindred lost soul. When the doctor proposes Luke trade him weed for therapy sessions, the two begin to explore both New York City and their own depression
Music from another room by Jude Law( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a five-year-old boy aids in the birth of a family friend's baby girl, he vows to marry her when she grows up. Twenty-five years later, they find each other and the comedy ensues
The anniversary party by Alan Cumming( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Joe and his actress wife Sally throw a party to celebrate the sixth anniversary of their turbulent marriage. At the party both guests and hosts start telling each other the truth--something rarely heard in Hollywood
Father of the Bride by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father deals with his only daughter's lavish wedding. New bonus features include a look behind the scenes and an interview with Steve Martin and Martin Short
The brave one by Neil Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé, David, are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Erica is traumatized and in order to cope and work past the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, Erica is in the back of a convenience store when a man comes in and kills his store clerk wife. The man comes after her and she protects herself, finding that is is very easy to shoot a gun. Days later, Erica is on the subway when she is about to be raped by two men, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before the killer strikes again
The sensation of sight( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finn is an English teacher going through a mid-life crisis. Having just had a recent tragedy in his life, he takes up selling encyclopedias to the town as he looks for meaning in life
The mistress's daughter by A. M Homes( Recording )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An acclaimed novelist's riveting memoir about what it means to be adopted and how all of us construct our sense of self and family. Before A.M. Homes was born, she was put up for adoption. Her birth mother was a twenty-two-year-old single woman who was having an affair with a much older married man with children of his own. The mistress's daughter is the story of what happened when, thirty years later, her birth parents came looking for her. Homes, renowned for the psychological accuracy and emotional intensity of her storytelling, tells how her birth parents initially made contact with her and what happened afterward (her mother stalked her and appeared unannounced at a reading) and what she was able to reconstruct about the story of their lives and their families
Any place I hang my hat by Susan Isaacs( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Harvard and the Columbia School of Journalism, Amy becomes a political reporter for the prestigious weekly In Depth. While covering a political fund-raiser, Amy meets a college student who claims to be the son of one of the presidential candidates. It's precisely the sort of story that In Depth wouldn't deign to cover, but the idea of tracking down a lost parent and demanding recognition intrigues Amy
Digging for fire by Jake Johnson( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend
Hung by Thomas Jane( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High school basketball coach Ray Drecker lives in a Detroit devastated by the decline of the auto industry. After an electrical fire destroys his home, he loses custody of his kids to ex-wife Jessica; joins forces with poet-turned-pimp Tanya, with whom he once had a fling; and becomes a male escort
Mrs. Parker and the vicious circle by Alan Rudolph( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Parker, a brilliant writer with a razor-sharp tongue, shares a professional but intimate relationship with comic genius Robert Benchley. But when she meets Charlie McArthur, she falls hopelessly in love, a condition even literary genius can't seem to cure
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
Hung by Thomas Jane( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the (still) recession-plagued suburbs of Detroit, Hung continues to revolve around the unorthodox efforts of divorced teacher/coach Ray Drecker to generate extra cash by selling his 'winning tool' to desperate women
Always shine( Visual )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Ukrainian and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends, both actresses, leave Los Angeles for Big Sur embarking on a weekend getaway to reconnect. Once alone, however, the two women's suppressed jealousies and deep-seated resentments bubble to the surface, causing them to lose grasp not just of the true nature of their relationship, but also of their own identities
 
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Τζέιν Άνταμς

Джейн Адамс

ג'ין אדמס

ג'ין אדמס שחקנית אמריקאית

جاين آدامز ممثلة أمريكية

جین آدامز

جین آدامز (هنرپیشه) بازیگر آمریکایی

جین ایڈمز (اداکارہ)

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珍·亞當斯 (演員)

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