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Wiest, Dianne

Works: 297 works in 886 publications in 7 languages and 35,939 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television mini-series  Fantasy television programs  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Vampire films  Horror films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dianne Wiest
Most widely held works by Dianne Wiest
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton( Visual )

48 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon Lady took him home to live with her family. And so began Edward's fantastic adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

54 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults needs for rigid morality
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 2,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at three sisters and the relationship they have with one another, and with the men in their lives
The odd life of Timothy Green( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears
Rabbit hole by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis
I am Sam by New Line Cinema Corporation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Un padre mentalmente discapacitado quien solicita la asesoría de un poderoso abogado para que lo ayude a recuperar la custodia de su hija". --Envase
Dan in real life by Peter Hedges( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Burns, a widower with three daughters, is a local newspaper advice columnist. As an expert on relationships, he should know what to do to have a problem-free life, but he struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent. His life becomes even more complicated when he attends a family gathering and inadvertently falls in love with his brother's new girlfriend, Marie
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teen thinks his town of Santa Cruz is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the multigenerational Buckman family and their struggles to raise their children the "right" way
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. His daughter, Olive, is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter, Ariel, is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
The big year( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking to shake up their routine lieves, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate "birder" by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realise that the quest for success comes at a price - and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
The 10th kingdom( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the edge of the mortal world lies a mystical vortex leading to the Nine Kingdoms, a fantastic land where fairy tales are reinvented--and not with happily-ever-after endings. An evil queen has doomed Prince Wendell to life as a dog. His quest to recapture the throne leads him through a portal to the mythical Tenth Kingdom--Central Park! With the help of ordinary mortals Virginia and Tony, he battles evil in a parallel universe of trolls, goblins and fairy tale characters such as Snow White and Cinderella
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witches of Eastwick: Three more witches yearn for Mr. Right in a New England town
Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and German and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Shayne is an idealistic young writer who'll do anything to get his first Broadway play off the ground -- even if it means teaming up with the mob!
Darling companion( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband, then her husband loses the dog. She enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious woman in a frantic search
Little man Tate by Jodie Foster( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
Passengers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a plane crash, Claire, a young therapist, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. They share their recollections of the incident. Some say there was an explosion, but the airline claims it never happened. Claire becomes intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Despite her better judgment, her professional relationship with him blossoms into a romance. Then the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences
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