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Leigh, Jennifer Jason 1962-

Works: 248 works in 752 publications in 7 languages and 21,269 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical drama  Love stories  Historical films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Contributor, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Jennifer Jason Leigh
Most widely held works by Jennifer Jason Leigh
Fast times at Ridgemont High by Amy Heckerling( Visual )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy that chronicles the trials and tribulations of several high school students
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a hitman's son witnesses him at work, they must go on the run in order to avoid a confrontation with the father's mafia boss
Greenberg by Noah Baumbach( Visual )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roger Greenberg is single, fortyish and deliberately doing nothing. In search of a place to restart his life, he agrees to housesit for his brother in LA and tries to reconnect with his former bandmate and successful ex-girlfriend. But old friends aren't necessarily still best friends, and Greenberg soon finds himself forging a connection with his brother's personal assistant, Florence. Greenberg has come to realize that he may at last have found a reason to be happy
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feeling his life is going nowhere, theatrical director Caden Cotard starts a new play taking place in a mock-up of New York City in a Manhattan warehouse, and as he becomes more deeply immersed in his masterpiece, reality and the world of the play become blurred
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford( Visual )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen years ago the town accused Dolores Claiborne of murdering her husband in cold blood. Now a woman lies dead and a witness finds Dolores standing over the body. Her daughter is the only one who can save her life and the only thing that stands between guilt and innocence is the evil secret that made the daughter run away ten years ago
The spectacular now by Miles Teller( Visual )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While teenager Aimee dreams of the future, Sutter lives in the now, and yet somehow, they're drawn together. What starts as an unlikely romance becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth
The Hudsucker proxy by Ethan Coen( Visual )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
Margot at the wedding ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Margot and her son, Claude, come to attend the wedding of her sister, Pauline, it seems as if a family rift is being mended. Despite their best efforts, Margot and Pauline revert to their most dysfunctional selves. It does not help that Pauline's fianceĢ is woefully depressed and Margot's lover is as narcissistic as she is. Margot's estranged husband can't seem to recognize that Margot cringes at his every effort at reconciliation. Margot and Claude have both a loving and poisonous relationship and she begins to pull Claude down with her as she sinks in self-absorption
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving
The machinist by Brad Anderson( Visual )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trevor Reznik hasn't slept in a year. The shocking deterioration of his physical and mental health has made his every waking moment an unrelenting state of confusion, paranoia, guilt, anxiety and terror. His only solace from this living nightmare comes from an affectionate prostitute. When cryptic notes turn up mysteriously in his apartment and hallucinations of a co-worker that no one else sees causes a gruesome machine shop injury, he embarks on a journey to find out whether there is an elaborate plot to drive him mad or his fatigue has simply robbed him of reason
In the cut by Jane Campion( Visual )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman in New York City gets tangled up in a murder investigation when a severed head is found in her garden. When she becomes involved with the detective on the case, she realizes that the prime suspect may be closer than she likes
Existenz by David Cronenberg( Visual )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catherine is a lonely young woman in search of happiness when she is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend. Suspicious of the young man's true intentions, however, her controlling father threatens to disown Catherine if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes!
The jacket by John Maybury( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Gulf War veteran has returned home only to be convicted of a murder he didn't commit. While in an institution for the criminally insane he is mysteriously transported to the future where he hopes to make changes that can alter the course of history
Single white female by Bridget Fonda( Visual )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this psychological thriller, New Yorker Allie Jones advertises for a roommate and chooses mousy Hedra Carlson. Hedra takes over Allie's spare bedroom, her clothes, her boyfriend and her identity
Backdraft by Ron Howard( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen McCaffrey (Kurt Russell) and his younger brother Brian (William Baldwin) are two feuding siblings carrying on an heroic family tradition in the Chicago fire department. Stephen is so relentless that he drives Brian out of firefighting and into arson investigation. Assisting arson investigator Donald Rimgale (Robert De Niro), Brian becomes involved in a puzzling series of arson attacks, each ignited by explosive phenomena known as backdrafts. Before the smoke clears, love affairs are rekindled and lives are shattered as the McCaffrey brothers fight to rsolve their differences and solve the mystery
Mrs. Parker and the vicious circle by Alan Rudolph( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The famed lunch scene at the Algonquin Hotel's Round Table. Home to a circle of mutually supportive young artists that defined New York sophistication and a literate era of wit and intellect
A thousand acres by Jocelyn Moorhouse( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning best selling novel, "A thousand acres" follows the saga of the Cook family, headed by the indomitable patriarch, Larry Cook. Cook's kingdom is a fertile farm that spans 1000 acres, the the seeds of its destruction are sown when he impulsively decides to distribute it among his three daughters
Hateship loveship ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Johanna Parry, a quiet caregiver, starts a new job working for an elderly Mr. McCauley and his teenage granddaughter Sabitha. A cruel trick by Sabitha lands Johanna in an awkward one-way relationship with Ken, Sabitha's estranged father but her newfound ambition and desire gives her courage to transform her awkward doom into real contentment
Paint it black by Janet Fitch( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josie Tyrell, a teen runaway and art model, falls in love with Michael Faraday, a Harvard dropout. But when Michael commits suicide, Josie is left searching for the key to Michael's death. Compounding her grief and rage is Michael's pianist mother, Meredith, who holds Josie responsible for her only son's death. Despite a fierce mutual enmity, the two women find themselves drawn into an eerie relationship reflecting equal parts distrust and blind need
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Jason, Jennifer Leigh.
Jason-Leigh, Jennifer 1962-...
JJL 1962-
JJL (Jennifer Jason Leigh), 1962-
Lee Morrow, Jennifer.
Morrow, Jennifer Lee 1962-