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Leigh, Jennifer Jason 1962-

Overview
Works: 205 works in 602 publications in 7 languages and 17,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Psychological fiction  Historical drama  Love stories  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Scenarist, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Jennifer Jason Leigh
Fast times at Ridgemont High by Amy Heckerling ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy that chronicles the trials and tribulations of several high school students
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike Sullivan is a mob hitman and a loving, devoted father. When his son witnesses a killing, another hitman is sent to kill Mike and his family. With his wife and one son dead, Mike and his other son are out for revenge. Set in Depression-era Chicago. Includes deleted scenes, commentary, trailers, and more
Greenberg by Noah Baumbach ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,112 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 )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,038 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 Hudsucker proxy by Ethan Coen ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is a rube, a schmoe, a grade-A ding-dong -- precisely what Hudsucker Industries is looking for in a president! With him at the top, the stock will hit bottom ... and the fat cats on the board can snap up controlling interest
Margot at the wedding ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 954 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 )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at human life and American culture with over 20 characters' lives interweaving. Includes a new widescreen restored transfer of the film, a making-of documentary, interviews, deleted scenes, and much more
The machinist by Brad Anderson ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 785 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
Washington Square by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catherine, a lonely young woman, is swept off her feet by the handsome Morris Townsend. Suspicious of the young man's true intentions, her father threatens to disown her if she follows her heart and marries against his wishes
In the cut by Jane Campion ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 726 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
The jacket by John Maybury ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Gulf War veteran has returned home with amnesia only to be convicted of a murder he didn't commit. While in an institution for the criminally insane he is put on a heavy course of experimental drugs and restrained in a jacket-like device and locked away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. The process mysteriously transports him to the future where he hopes to make changes that can alter the course of history
Existenz by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A designer of a virtual reality game is hunted by an assassin intent on killing her and destroying her creation
Backdraft by Ron Howard ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Chicago firefighter brothers who don't get along, have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose. Includes deleted scenes, stunt featurette, special effects featurette, and much more
Dolores Claiborne by Taylor Hackford ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 415 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
Paint it black [a novel] by Janet Fitch ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 364 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
Palindromes by Todd Solondz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a 13-year-old girl who wants to be a mother, as told through different actors playing the same character and her journey in a variety of ways
Single white female by Barbet Schroeder ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and French and held by 328 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
The anniversary party ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een jong Hollywood-stel geeft ter ere van hun zesjarig huwelijk een feestje dat behoorlijk uit de hand loopt
Mrs. Parker and the vicious circle by Alan Rudolph ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 285 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
The love letter ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enchanting love story of two people linked by destiny but separated by over a century of time. When Scotty finds a love letter in a secret compartment in 1998, he feels compelled to respond. Miraculously, his letter finds its way to Lizzie in 1863
 
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Alternative Names
Jason, Jennifer Leigh.
Jason-Leigh, Jennifer, 1962-....
JJL (Jennifer Jason Leigh), 1962-
Lee Morrow, Jennifer.
Morrow, Jennifer Lee, 1962-
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