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Benedek, Barbara

Overview
Works: 39 works in 146 publications in 8 languages and 4,043 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Film remakes  Screenplays  Fiction  Observations  Sophisticated comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Conceptor, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Barbara Benedek
Publications by Barbara Benedek
Most widely held works by Barbara Benedek
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
43 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,118 libraries worldwide
After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Sabrina, the naive daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family, is obsessed with David, the family's younger son. When Sabrina returns to Long Island from Paris as a sophisticated young woman, she begins a romance with David, who has meanwhile become engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family. This new romance threatens the business interests of Linus, the older son, so he pretends to court Sabrina in order to woo her away from David, but ends up falling in love with her himself
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 pamphlet and 7 photographs
Men don't leave ( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and French and held by 245 libraries worldwide
A drama about a woman who moves her and her two sons from small town life to Baltimore after the death of her husband
Sabrina : a novel by D Chiel( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 booklet and 5 photographs
Immediate family ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and French and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Michael and Linda Spector, a mature, successful couple have everything it takes to be parents ... except a baby. Lucy and Sam, are a teenage couple with a baby on the way ... but aren't ready to be parents. Laughter and tears mix in this funny, uplifting look at two very different couples who unexpectedly find a common bond and ultimately bring out the best in each other
The big chill ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties
Sabrina by Sydney Pollack( visu )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Remake of the 1954 film about a modern-day Cinderella who is the daughter of a wealthy family's chauffeur. When she is transformed into a graceful woman, she captures the attention of the sons of the family
The prince & me ; Sabrina ; I.Q. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The prince & me: Paige is a college student at a university in Wisconsin where she hopes to attend medical school. One day, Paige meets a new student on campus, Eddie, who is obviously attracted to her. Paige and Eddie strike up a friendship which slowly turns into romance. Paige learns that Eddie is actually Prince Edward, heir to the throne of Denmark, who has come to Wisconsin to chase girls and enjoy himself away from the eye of the European press. Now Paige must decide if she wants to give up her dreams and ambitions, even if she gets her prince in return
The big chill (1983) by Lawrence Kasdan( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sabrina : screenplay by Barbara Benedek( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Big Chill, The ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The growing pains of seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart and then reunite at the funeral of a friend. Harold has "grown up" to be a running-shoe magnate; Michael, a gossip magazine journalist; Sam, TV's hottest private eye; Nick, a drug dealer; Sarah is a doctor; Meg, a lawyer; and Karen, a wife and mother in the suburbs. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and reestablish their bond
Against all odds : the big chill ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Against all odds: A dangerous love triangle develops when a shady nightclub owner hires an ex-football player to find his runaway girlfriend. The big chill: A group of college friends gather to mourn the death of one of their own
Sabrina y sus amores = Sabrina ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
80's teen dramas : 6 - movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The Legend of Billie Jean: When local rich kid Hubie Pyatt (Barry Tubb) steals and wrecks Binx Davy's (Christian Slater) beloved motor scooter, Binx's older sister, Billie Jean (Helen Slater), demands the $608 it costs to fix it. When Binx shoots Mr. Pyatt (Richard Bradford) by accident, he and Billie Jean flee town accompanied by Billie Jean's girlfriends, Ophelia (Martha Gehman) and Putter (Yeardley Smith). They become fugitives and when they pick up a very willing hostage, Lloyd (Keith Gordon), they become criminals. Billie Jean becomes a legend in her own time, a symbol of freedom to teenagers everywhere!
Men don't leave ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in Italian and English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Rimasta vedova con due figli vivaci e precoci, fa la cameriera a Baltimora e cerca con ostinazione l'uomo giusto riducendosi sull'orlo di un esaurimento nervoso. (Morandini)
Les copains d'abord by Lawrence Kasdan( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Ils étaient huit. Inséparables copains d'université à la fin des années 60, ils ont partagés les mêmes combats, vécu le même espoir, celui d'un monde nouveau... Depuis, ils se sont perdus de vue. Aujourd'hui l'un d'entre eux vient de se suicider. Pour ses funérailles, les copains vont se retrouver le temps d'un week-end
Men don't leave : [screenplay] by Barbara Benedek( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Il grande freddo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Amici negli anni Sessanta, dispersi negli anni Ottanta: li riunisce, per un weekend, il funerale di un compagno morto suicida. Chi è diventato divo televisivo e chi è rimasto attaccato alla droga, chi è industriale di successo e chi è giornalista non di successo, chi vuole diventare mamma e chi generosamente le presta il marito per la bisogna. (Mereghetti)
Men don't leave (1990) : shooting script by Paul Brickman( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Barbara Benedek Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster
Барбара Бенедек американская сценаристка
Languages
English (89)
French (10)
Spanish (7)
Italian (5)
German (3)
Chinese (3)
Danish (3)
Multiple languages (3)
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