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Spacek, Sissy

Works: 388 works in 1,309 publications in 7 languages and 48,427 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Musical films  Juvenile works  Bildungsromans  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The help by Emma Stone( visu )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 3,261 libraries worldwide
In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,918 libraries worldwide
Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him
Tuck everlasting by Walt Disney( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,174 libraries worldwide
Young Winnie Foster, stifled by the formality of her proper life and her domineering mother, escapes into the woods only to get lost. Her magical summer begins when she meets Jesse Tuck. Jesse is full of life and adventure and Winnie falls in love. The Tuck family has a powerful secret-- a spring that holds the magic of everlasting life. Now Winnie must choose whether she wants to live life as she knows it or drink from the spring
Carrie by Brian De Palma( visu )
104 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,153 libraries worldwide
"Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. After her classmates taunt her about her horrified reaction to her totally unexpected first period one of them takes pity on her and gets Tommy Ross, her boyfriend and class hunk, to invite Carrie to the senior prom. Meanwhile another girl who has been banned from the prom for her continued aggressive behavior is not as forgiving and plans a trick to embarrass Carrie in front of the whole school. What she doesn't realize is that Carrie is ... gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry"--Internet Movie Database
Carrie by Stephen King( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,956 libraries worldwide
In one way or another, everybody abused Carrie. Her fanatical mother forbade this sixteen-year-old misfit everything that was young and fun. She was teased and taunted by her classmates, misunderstood by her teachers, and given up as hopeless by almost everyone. But Carrie had a secret: she posessed terrifying telekinetic powers that could make inanimate objects move, a lighted candle fall, or a door lock. Carrie could make all kinds of startling bizarre, and malevolent things happen. And so she did one night, when feeling scorned and humiliated, and growing angrier and angrier, she became the vengeful demon who let the whole town feel her power
Badlands by Terrence Malick( visu )
50 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,919 libraries worldwide
In Fort Dupre, South Dakota, in 1959, twenty-five-year-old garbageman Kit Carruthers and his fifteen-year-old girlfriend Holly Sargis go on the run after killing Holly's father. On their way towards the Badlands of Montana they leave a trail of murders
Coal miner's daughter by Michael Apted( visu )
38 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,913 libraries worldwide
The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time
Missing by Costa-Gavras( visu )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
A father and his daughter-in-law search for his missing son after the military coup in Chile
In the bedroom by Todd Field( visu )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,589 libraries worldwide
The Fowlers are a normal family in Maine. Matt is the town doctor and loves to fish, his wife, Ruth, is the school's choir leader, and their son, Frank, is home from his first year of college. Frank is in love with Natalie, a young mother who isn't quite divorced yet from her ex-husband, Richard Strout, whose family runs the local cannery. It makes Richard's blood run cold to see his wife running around with another man. And soon, an unthinkable tragedy happens that will tear the Fowlers apart
Four Christmases ( visu )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities
Get low by Robert Duvall( visu )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,569 libraries worldwide
For the past 40 years, Felix Bush has been a hermit, living alone on the outskirts of town. He's the stuff of legend--a frightening eccentric whose secluded home is where little boys test their courage by throwing rocks through the dangerous man's windows. When he hears an old friend has died, he makes a rare visit to town to meet with undertaker Frank Quinn to explain how he wants to "get low." He plans his burial plot, his stone, his farewell sendoff, and even the designated speaker. He intends this all to happen now, while he's still alive and can enjoy getting the value for his money. Quinn's young assistant Buddy isn't so sure about all this. Felix's past is a bit mysterious, but his desire for the party may have something to do with a long-ago romance with Mattie Darrow, who is now a widow, and has returned home. Is Mattie the reason Felix has been punishing himself all these years?
North country by Charlize Theron( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,567 libraries worldwide
What Josey Adams wants is a decent job so she can put food on the table and take care of her kids. What she gets is threatened, insulted, ogled, fondled, belittles, attacked and called filthy names. "Take it like a man," her callous male boss says. Instead, she takes it like a human being - and fights back. The searing story of women who broke the gender barrier labouring in hazardous Minnestota iron mines ... and broke legal ground with the nation's first class-action sexual-harassment lawsuit
The long walk home by Richard Pearce( visu )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
"Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg is Odessa Cotter, a quietly dignified woman, who works as a housekeeper for Miriam Thompson (Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek). When Odessa honors the 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott by walking an exhausting nine miles to and from work, Miriam offers her a ride. Defying both Miriam's racist husband (Dwight Schultz) and the powerful White Citizen's Council, Miriam and Odessa put their lives in danger for civil rights. Their shared experiences draw them closer as a deep respect and lasting friendship forms. Together, in a difficult world of black versus white, they manage to discover a common ground."--Container
The Straight story ( visu )
50 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,437 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis
JFK by Oliver Stone( visu )
35 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
Oliver Stone's chronicle of the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the mystery enshrouding it
Affliction by Paul Schrader( visu )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
When events shatter the quiet of his small town, Wade Whitehouse, with the aid of his new girlfriend, is forced to confront his past and reexamine his life
Blast from the past by Hugh Wilson( visu )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 976 libraries worldwide
After being raised in a bomb shelter for 35 years by his parents, Adam emerges into the modern world of Los Angeles
Streets of Laredo by Larry McMurtry( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 libraries worldwide
This sequel to Lonesome Dove pits legendary Texas Ranger Woodrow Call against his deadliest adversary ever
3 women ( visu )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
In a dusty, under-populated California resort town, Pinky Rose, a naive and impressionable Southern waif begins her life as a nursing home attendant. There, Pinky finds her role model in fellow nurse Millie, a misguided would-be sophisticate and hopeless devotee of sophisticated ladies magazines. But Pinky's hero-worship evolves into something far stranger and more sinister than could be imagined
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( visu )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
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Alternative Names
Spacek, Mary Elizabeth.
Spacek, Mary Elizabeth 1949-
Spacek, Sissy.
English (530)
German (31)
French (23)
Spanish (13)
Multiple languages (4)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
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