Most widely held works about Lena Olin
Most widely held works by Lena Olin
Chocolat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 2,171 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...
The reader ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,829 libraries worldwide
"What have we learned (and what might we have forgotten) from history's bloody backwash? Guilt, love, and history are three skeins, woven together to create human beings or, alternately, human monsters. The question of wartime culpability undergirds the May-December romance in postwar Berlin between Hanna, a weary-looking, sexually rapacious streetcar ticket-taker and Michael, a young schoolboy whom she seduces, ravenously and to his great delight. One day, Hanna is gone, with no explanation, and Michael grows into a promising young law student. His class attends a trial, where the new Germany judges the past and, by default, the lovers as well."--Container.
Remember me ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 2001, New York college student Tyler is still feeling lost from the tragedy that has strained his relationship with his father when he meets Ally, a girl who understands his pain. The last thing Tyler's looking for is love, but through their passionate relationship, he finds new possibilities for happiness. It's an unforgettable story about the power of the heart, the strength of family, and the importance of treasuring every day of one's life.
Casanova ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 1,022 libraries worldwide
Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance.
The Unbearable lightness of being ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life.
Hollywood homicide ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
Veteran police detective Gavilan and his rookie partner Calden are no exception to the rule that in Hollywood, no one is really who they want to be. Between Gavilan's struggling real estate business and Calden's fledgling acting career and yoga instruction, they've got a major murder case to solve. With both Internal Affairs and their prime suspect on their tails, both have to infiltrate the dangerous world of the hip-hop recording industry.
The ninth gate ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 772 libraries worldwide
A rare book dealer is hired to locate the remaining copies of a demonic manuscript that can summon the devil.
Awake ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Clay Beresford, Jr. has inherited his late father's financial business. Under the thumb of his overly protective mother Lilith, Clay is hesitant to reveal the details of his engagement to Sam Lockwood. Matters are further complicated by Clay's ailing heart, and he desperately needs a new heart. Clay gets the chance at a new heart and Clay's close surgeon friend Jack is going to be performing the operation. All goes well at the beginning of the surgery, with Clay gently coming under the influence of general anesthesia. But he suffers from "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and completely aware, but paralyzed. Now Sam must wrestle with her own demons as Clay continues to wrestle with his.
Queen of the damned ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
For centuries she's waited for the right being to summon her to reign again over all her evil dominion. She is Akasha, the wickedly regal mother of all vampires. Lestat has now found acceptance in the tattooed, pierced, black-clad world as a Goth-riffed rock star. Together, Akasha and Lestat can rule forever. But Lestat's fascination with a flesh-and-blood mortal may upend that reign.
Enemies a love story ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A Holocaust survivor finds himself simultaneously involved with three women: the peasant who hid him from the Nazis during the war, a beautiful concentration camp survivor, and his first wife (who he was certain was dead).
Mr. Jones ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 464 libraries worldwide
A man who is a manic-depressive on the verge of self-destruction is saved by the love of the concerned therapist assigned to his case.
Darkness ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A teenage girl moves into a remote countryside house with her family, only to discover that their gloomy new home has a horrifying past that threatens to destroy the family.
Alias. The complete second season ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a young and beautiful secret agent working for the CIA.
Havana ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 354 libraries worldwide
High-rolling poker player Jack Weil is trying to make one big score in 1958 Havana. But his plan doesn't include falling for Roberta, wife of revolutionary Arturo Duran. After Arturo is removed by the police, Jack is drawn closer to Roberta and his last chance for the big score is threatened.
The united states of Leland ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
After 15-year-old Leland commits a chilling crime, he is sent to juvenile hall where he meets Pearl, a teacher and aspiring writer who dreams of making Leland's story into a book. As Pearl digs deeper into Leland's life and the people caught up in it - his mother, his famous writer-father, and his troubled girlfriend - he uncovers Leland's disturbing motive. The tables soon turn when the enigmatic teen forces Pearl to examine his own morally questionable behavior. Climaxing with a shocking collision of violence, understanding, and hope, Leland will take you to states you never imagined.
Night falls on Manhattan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and German and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Sean Casey is just another idealistic assistant D.A. until his prosecution of a cop-killing drug lord catapults him into the center of New York's tempestuous political arena. Vowing to follow the clues wherever they lead, the young D.A. embarks on a search for the truth that will force him to question his faith in the law, his loyalty to loved ones and his place in a system where justice is the ultimate con.
Polish wedding ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 241 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a Polish-American family from Detroit which is run with an iron fist by a gorgeous, middle-aged matriarch, Jadzia, a proud woman who cleans toilets in order to support her family.
Romeo is bleeding ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and German and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Desire and a series of deadly double-crosses erupt between a voyeuristic cop and a violent woman gangster.
Mystery men ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.
Alias. The complete second season [Disc 1 ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a young and beautiful secret agent working for the CIA.
Action and adventure films Atrocities California California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Casanova, Giacomo,--1725-1798 Chocolate Cities and towns College students Comedy films Detectives Devil Drama DVD-Video discs Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired France Germany Good and evil Goth culture (Subculture) Happiness Historical films History Homicide investigation Horror films Inquisition Italy--Venice Law students Lent Lestat (Fictitious character) Man-woman relationships Melodramas (Motion pictures) Music trade New York (State)--New York Oral reading Paramours Romance films Romantic comedy films Schlink, Bernhard Single mothers Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War crime trials World War (1939-1945)
Hallström, Lena Olin-
Olin-Hallström, Lena 1956-
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