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Wiest, Dianne

Overview
Works: 333 works in 1,272 publications in 8 languages and 39,634 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Horror films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Dianne Wiest
Publications by Dianne Wiest
Most widely held works about Dianne Wiest
 
Most widely held works by Dianne Wiest
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton( visu )
85 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,215 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he was not quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon sales person took him home to live with her family. And so began Edward's fantastical adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( visu )
75 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,463 libraries worldwide
City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults needs for rigid morality
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( visu )
51 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,114 libraries worldwide
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( visu )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace has her right leg amputated, and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother, seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker lives on a ranch with his family
The odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( visu )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
"The eldest daughter of show-biz parents, Hannah is a devoted wife, loving mother, and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it. But when Hannah's perfect world is quietyly sabotaged by sibling rivalry, she finally begins to see that she's as lost as everyone else, and in order to find herself, she'll have to choose -- between the independence her family can't live with ... and the family she can't live without."--Container
Rabbit hole by John Cameron Mitchell( visu )
41 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,799 libraries worldwide
Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis
I am Sam by Avery Pix (Firm)( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
A mentally disabled man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold-hearted lawyer the value of love and family
Dan in real life by Peter Hedges( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He has three daughters and is a widower. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie
Sisters by Brian De Palma( visu )
16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,516 libraries worldwide
Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home. Disconnected for many years, sisters Kate and Maura Ellis are summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house, much to their dismay. Looking to recapture their glory days, they decide to throw one final high school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch a ground-down adults really need
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
A wry, comic romantic tale about the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( visu )
22 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
A young teen thinks his town of Santa Cruz is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one. Includes a commentary with director Joel Schumacher; featurettes; deleted scenes; and much more
Parenthood by Ron Howard( visu )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
The Buckmans are a modern family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right" way
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( visu )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,135 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. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality
The big year by David Frankel( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
"Looking to shake up their routine lieves, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate "birder" by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realise that the quest for success comes at a price - and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Darling companion ( visu )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Beth saves a bedraggled lost dog from the side of the freeway on a wintry day in Denver. Struggling with her distracted, self-involved husband Joseph and an empty nest at home, Beth forms a special bond with the rescued animal. When Joseph loses the dog after a wedding at their vacation home in the Rockies, the distraught Beth enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious young woman in a frantic search. Each member of the search party is affected by the adventure
Little man Tate by Jodie Foster( visu )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 libraries worldwide
A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mum who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development
Radio days by Woody Allen( visu )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 785 libraries worldwide
Presents a look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
Woody Allen : a documentary by Robert B Weide( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This is the final part in this amazing documentary about Woody Allen. Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allows his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert Weide follows the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. Woody Allen: A Documentary chronicles the trajectory and longevity of Allen's career, from his work as a TV scribe, standup comedian and frequent TV talk show guest, to a writer-director averaging one film per year for more than 40 years
 
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Dajana Vist
Dianne Wiest actrice américaine
Dianne Wiest actriu estatunidenca
Dianne Wiest actriz estadounidense
Dianne Wiest aktorka amerykańska
Dianne Wiest Amerikaans actrice
Dianne Wiest amerikansk skådespelare
Dianne Wiest amerikansk skodespelar
Dianne Wiest amerikansk skuespiller
Dianne Wiest attrice statunitense
Dianne Wiest US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Dianne Wiestová
Ντάιαν Γουίστ Αμερικανίδα ηθοποιός
Дайан Уист АНУ-ын эмэгтэй жүжигчин
Даян Віст
Даян Уийст
Дајана Вист
Уист, Дайан
Уист, Дайан Американская актриса, лауреат премии «Оскар».
Դայան Ուիսթ
דיאן ויסט
דיאן ויסט שחקנית אמריקאית
دایان ویست
دایان ویست بازیگر آمریکایی
ديان فيست
ديان ويست ممثلة أمريكية
დაიან ვისტი
다이앤 위스트
ダイアン・ウィースト
黛安·韦斯特 Actress
Languages
English (481)
French (18)
German (15)
Spanish (12)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Portuguese (1)
Polish (1)
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