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Lange, Jessica

Overview
Works: 325 works in 1,221 publications in 7 languages and 31,730 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Nonfiction films  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Television programs  Comedy films  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Artist, Photographer, Interviewee, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( visu )
91 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,132 libraries worldwide
Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Lee, falls for "Dorothy."
Big fish by Tim Burton( visu )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,483 libraries worldwide
William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth
All that jazz by Bob Fosse( visu )
56 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,972 libraries worldwide
The story of an obsessed, pill-popping, chain-smoking choreographer/director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse
The vow ( visu )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,869 libraries worldwide
A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Cape Fear by Martin Scorsese( visu )
77 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, vicious psychopath Max Cady emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney. Sam Bowden. Realizing he is legally powerless to protect his beautiful wife Leigh and his troubled teenage daughter Danielle against Max's relentless psychological torment, Sam resorts to unorthodox measures, leading to an unforgettable action packed showdown
Rob Roy by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
49 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,570 libraries worldwide
When a harsh winter threatens the majestic Scottish Highlands, Rob Roy MacGregor is forced to borrow money from the less-than-noble Marquis of Montrose to provide for his clan. But when Montrose's evil henchmen conspire to take the wealth for themselves, they thrust Rob into the most challenging battle of his life-- one that escalates into a bloody, exhilarating climax
Titus by Julie Taymor( visu )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of a victorious Roman general whose rigid code of honor and duty proves to be his downfall
O pioneers! by Glenn Jordan( visu )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, an immigrant's daughter inherits her family's Nebraska farm and her father's fierce love for the land. Fifteen years later she has made the family a fortune through her canny management of the farm, but has never forgotten the young man who left the prairie to seek his fortune
Grey Gardens ( visu )
7 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
Based on the life stories Edith "Big Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale who are the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis. They were raised as Park Avenue débutantes, but withdrew from New York society. They took shelter at their Long Island summer home called 'Grey Gardens.' As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality. They were reintroduced to the world when international tabloids learned of a health department raid on their home. At that point, Jackie swooped in to save her relatives
Sweet dreams by Karel Reisz( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Sweet Dreams is the true story of the legendary Patsy Cline, charting the most dramatic years of her efforts to become a top country singer. The film also tells the story of Patsy's passionate and turbulent marriage to Charlie Dick, a daring man who gave her a love full of laughter, tears, excitement and joy
American horror story the complete first season ( visu )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
The Harmons' fresh start in a new home deviously twists to reveal discoveries of love, sex and murderous revenge
King Kong by John Guillermin( visu )
45 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 760 libraries worldwide
The Big Apple is besieged by the monstrous ape, King Kong. The gargantuan ape battles attacking aircraft high above the streets of New York and plunges to his death from the top of the World Trade Center
Music box by Costa-Gavras( visu )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 755 libraries worldwide
In this courtroom thriller, Chicago attorney Ann Talbot (Jessica Lange) agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo (Armin Mueller-Stahl) against accusations of heinous war crimes committed 50 years earlier. As the trial unfolds, Ann probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past
Crimes of the heart by Bruce Beresford( visu )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 745 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
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( visu )
27 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Steamy tale of a drifter offered a job at a roadside diner by the owner, an easy-going older man. When the drifter and the owner's voluptuous wife fall in love, they plot to kill her husband and run away together
Losing Isaiah by Stephen Gyllenhaal( visu )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 708 libraries worldwide
A woman who has adopted an abandoned child to give it a new life has to fight for him when his birth mother shows up and wants him back
Bonneville by Jessica Lange( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Faced with the decision of a lifetime, Arvilla Holden hijacks her two best friends and sets off in a vintage '66 Bonneville convertible across the great American West to deliver her husband's ashes to her step-daughter. What begins as a simple road trip for the trio, will end up becoming a chance to rediscover themselves, their friendship, the importance of promises and always living life to the fullest
Blue sky by Tony Richardson( visu )
27 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 638 libraries worldwide
An Army major assigned to monitor a top-secret nuclear test is thrust into the center of a high-level military conspiracy. The only person who has a chance to save him from the nightmare cover-up is his wife--the wife who has nearly ruined his career with her scandalous behavior
Frances by Graeme Clifford( visu )
35 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 629 libraries worldwide
This is the story of a small-town girl who tasted the glory in Hollywood and on Broadway, and then went on to lead a life in which everything went wrong. After winning a nationwide high school essay contest, Frances takes up acting, and escapes Seattle by winning a trip to Russia, ending up a contract player for Paramount Pictures in Hollywood. Frances continually bucks the system, and her refusal to play the game gets her in trouble with studio bosses, publicity people, everyone. Her strong-willed mother steps in to help her, and that's when her troubles really begin--series of hospitalizations, brutally mistreatment, and finally, a lobotomy. Frances never really got a chance to be who she should have been, or to do what she could have done. She had every gift she needed in life except for luck, useful friends, and an instinct for survival
Normal by Jane Anderson( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Roy and Irma are a devoted couple living a normal life in rural Illinois. At a party celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary, Roy inexplicably blacks out. As he awakens, it is with the realization that his life must change forever. Roy confesses to Irma that he's a woman trapped in a man's body and that he wants a sex change. A surprise to his wife, turns out to be a shock to the church-going community. Now Roy must face his friends, co-workers and his own children as he confronts his own transformation
 
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Alternative Names
Lange, Jessica Phyllis
Languages
English (490)
Spanish (55)
French (43)
German (41)
Multiple languages (8)
Japanese (4)
Italian (3)
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