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McDormand, Frances

Overview
Works: 254 works in 1,512 publications in 11 languages and 52,628 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author, Recipient, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frances McDormand
Fargo by Joel Coen( Visual )

201 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S., Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit
The good dinosaur( Visual )

13 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson( Visual )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way." -- Back of container
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

62 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Almost Famous by Cameron Crowe( Visual )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music
Transformers by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans( Visual )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the famous twelve little girls living in two straight lines, the smallest one is fearless Madeline. But something is not right at the boarding school in Paris run by Miss Clavell: the house next door is now the Spanish Embassy, kind Lady Covington has died, and Lord Covington is busily plotting to sell the school! Madeline springs into action - befriending the lonely Spanish boy next door, refusing to eat a chicken she has personally met, and facing down Lord Covington as he escorts a prospective buyer through the school. Madeline's perceptiveness, courage, and willingness to stick to her principles--along with Miss Clavell's calm reserve--allow everyone to face their fears with similar aplomb, to thus save both the day, and the school
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising Arizona: A desperate couple who cannot have children resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of a wealthy Arizona family
Promised Land by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate salesman Steve Butler has been dispatched to the rural town of McKinley with his sales partner to offer much-needed relief to the economically hard-hit residents in exchange for drilling rights to their properties. As they grapple with a surprising array of both open hearts and closed doors, the outsiders soon discover the strength of an American small town at a crossroads
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

85 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Winifred Watson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

51 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
The man who wasn't there by Ethan Coen( Visual )

58 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Madagascar 3 : Europe's most wanted by Ben Stiller( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent Madagascar style
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson( Visual )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a single weekend, college professor Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. An unfinished novel, a stolen car, a murdered pet and a failing marriage are just a few of the crises piling up
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community
 
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Frances MacDormand

Frances McDormand actrice américaine

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North CountrySomething's gotta giveAlmost FamousMadelineLone starMississippi burningThe man who wasn't thereWonder boys