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Dench, Judi 1934-

Overview
Works: 787 works in 2,445 publications in 9 languages and 97,745 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Love stories  Television programs  Animated television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Commentator, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Contributor, Recipient, Speaker, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Judi Dench
Shakespeare in love by John Madden ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production. DVD
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen ( Visual )
39 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 3,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell ( Visual )
57 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Die another day by Neal Purvis ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on assignment in North Korea, Bond is captured by government agents, where he's imprisoned and tortured for over a year. When Bond is exchanged for another prisoner, not everyone is certain 007 is still capable of doing the job. After an unscrupulous entrepreneur is discovered to be in cahoots with the other prisoner, Bond is back on the case, and he finds the two men have sinister plans which could decide the fate of the world
Skyfall by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust - Bond. 007 aided only by field agent Eve, follows a trail that leads to Silva, whose motives have yet to reveal themselves
Quantum of solace by Marc Foster ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is there solace in revenge? Reeling from the events of Casino Royale, 007 is determined to find out who was pulling the strings. Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," and all those roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. MI-6, upset by Bond's investigative methods, denounces him. So Bond must call in favors and partner up with the mysterious and feisty Camille, a woman with a mission of her own. Bond follows the trail that begins in Italy, with stops in Haiti, Austria, Panama, and finally to Bolivia, while "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him
The best exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
A room with a view by James Ivory ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever
Tomorrow never dies by Roger Spottiswoode ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just as a media mogul unveils his new global news service, a British warship is attacked in Chinese territory. Agent James Bond teams with a beautiful Chinese spy to discover the truth before war breaks out
The importance of being Earnest by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
Home on the range by Will Finn ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trio of cows - Maggie, Mrs. Calloway and Grace - hit the high prairie to track down a cattle rustler named Alameda Slim in hopes that the reward money will save their farm. With the aid of Buck, a horse with heroic ambitions, the bovine avengers track the villain to his lair and save the day
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Iris by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1956, 23-year-old Colin Clark, determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. When his diary account was published, one week was missing. This is the story of that week: an idyll in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work
Nine by Rob Marshall ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. Ten days away from the start of principal filming of his latest movie--ambitiously titled "Italia"--He has no idea for the movie at all. Escaping all the pressure at a seaside resort, he thinks about the women who have shaped his life: Mamma, judgmental but affectionate; Luisa, cherished yet under appreciated wife; Claudia, actress/muse of the picture; Carla, his flashy, passionate mistress; longtime costumer Lilli; bubbly American journalist Stephanie, and Saraghina, the salacious, witchy temptress of his childhood memories
Angelina Ballerina Rose fairy princess by Katharine Holabird ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angelina is a little mouse that loves to dance - in her bedroom, at school, in the kitchen, even in her sleep. In every episode, Angelina learns that real life is not a perfect ballet and that missteps are part of growing up. Join everyone's favorite ballerina as she goes from one adventure after another, complete with roller coaster rides, spooky ghosts, and of course, ballet
Into the arms of strangers stories of the Kindertransport by Mark Jonathan Harris ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The documentary tells the story of a group of children from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia who were fortunate enough to escape the unfathomable horror of the genocide perpetrated against the Jewish people during WWII. They were saved by the Kindertransport, which took 10,000 children to the safety of England in the late 1930s. (The United States government, which could have sponsored a similar program, declined to do so.) Assuming that the broad historical context is well enough known, the film concentrates on individual stories, using archival film clips and photographs, re-enactments and interviews, with both the rescuers and the rescued
 
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Alternative Names
Dench, Judi
Dench, Judith Olivia.
Dench, Judith Olivia, 1934-
Languages
English (618)
Spanish (28)
German (21)
French (19)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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