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Dench, Judi 1934-

Overview
Works: 876 works in 2,686 publications in 9 languages and 102,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Love stories  Pictorial works  Biography‡vPictorial works  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Director, Commentator, Author, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Speaker, Contributor, Recipient, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Judi Dench
Publications by Judi Dench
Most widely held works by Judi Dench
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
67 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,804 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
40 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 3,329 libraries worldwide
Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( visu )
65 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,129 libraries worldwide
With two professional assassinations in quick succession, James Bond is quickly elevated to '00' status. Bond's first 007 mission takes him to Uganda where he is to spy on a terrorist, Mollaka. Not everything goes to plan and Bond decides to investigate, independently of MI6, in order to track down the rest of the terrorist cell. Following a lead to the Bahamas, he encounters Dimitrios and his girlfriend, Solange. He learns that Dimitrios is involved with Le Chiffre, banker to the world's terrorist organizations. Intelligence reveals that Le Chiffre is planning to raise money in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro at Le Casino Royale. MI6 assigns 007 to play against him, knowing that if Le Chiffre loses, it will destroy his organization. 'M' places Bond under the watchful eye of the beguiling Vesper Lynd. At first skeptical of what value Vesper can provide, Bond's interest in her deepens as they brave danger together and even torture at the hands of Le Chiffre. The marathon game proceeds with dirty tricks and violence, raising the stakes beyond blood money and reaching a terrifying climax
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( visu )
103 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,003 libraries worldwide
Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
Die another day by Neal Purvis( visu )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,524 libraries worldwide
While on assignment in North Korea, Bond is captured by government agents, where he's imprisoned and tortured for over a year. When Bond is exchanged for another prisoner, not everyone is certain 007 is still capable of doing the job. After an unscrupulous entrepreneur is discovered to be in cohoots with the other prisoner, Bond is back on the case, and he finds the two men have sinister plans which could decide the fate of the world
Skyfall by Sam Mendes( visu )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,471 libraries worldwide
Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost
Philomena by Stephen Frears( visu )
30 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,343 libraries worldwide
Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship. Based on the 2009 investigative book by Martin Sixsmith
The best exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( visu )
21 editions published in 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,340 libraries worldwide
"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
Quantum of solace by Marc Forster( visu )
38 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,333 libraries worldwide
Is there solace in revenge? Reeling from the events of Casino Royale, 007 is determined to find out who was pulling the strings. Bond pursues the agents of an assassination attempt on "M," and all those roads lead to Dominic Greene, a world-renowned developer of green technology. MI-6, upset by Bond's investigative methods, denounces him. So Bond must call in favors and partner up with the mysterious and feisty Camille, a woman with a mission of her own. Bond follows the trail that begins in Italy, with stops in Haiti, Austria, Panama, and finally to Bolivia, while "M" wonders if she can trust Bond, or if vengeance possesses him
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( visu )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 2,004 libraries worldwide
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever
A room with a view by E. M Forster( visu )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,987 libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Tomorrow never dies by Ian Fleming( visu )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Just as a media mogul unveils his new global news service, a British warship is attacked in Chinese territory. Agent James Bond teams with a beautiful Chinese spy to discover the truth before war breaks out
Notes on a scandal by Judi Dench( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( visu )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,837 libraries worldwide
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
Home on the range by Will Finn( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
This sing-along is jam packed with some of kids all-time favorite songs like The Farmer in the Dell, Old MacDonald Had a Farm, Oh, Susannah, and many more from the Home on the Range animated movie
Iris by Richard Eyre( visu )
62 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( visu )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1956, 23-year-old Colin Clark, determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. When his diary account was published, one week was missing. This is the story of that week: an idyll in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Nine by Rob Marshall( visu )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,635 libraries worldwide
Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. Ten days away from the start of principal filming of his latest movie--ambitiously titled "Italia"--He has no idea for the movie at all. Escaping all the pressure at a seaside resort, he thinks about the women who have shaped his life: Mamma, judgmental but affectionate; Luisa, cherished yet under appreciated wife; Claudia, actress/muse of the picture; Carla, his flashy, passionate mistress; longtime costumer Lilli; bubbly American journalist Stephanie, and Saraghina, the salacious, witchy temptress of his childhood memories
Ladies in lavender ( visu )
26 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
In the 1930s, the peaceful life of two aging sisters is shattered when they take in a young Polish violinist who they find injured after having been washed ashore near their coastal English home. Their town is suspicious of any visitors and things get worse when he befriends a Russian woman who is visiting the town
 
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Alternative Names
Dench, Judi
Dench, Judith Olivia.
Dench, Judith Olivia 1934-
Languages
English (680)
German (31)
Spanish (30)
French (15)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (4)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
Turkish (1)
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