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Foster, Jodie

Works: 515 works in 1,987 publications in 11 languages and 53,525 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films  Love stories  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Author, Other, Interviewee, Host, Costume designer, Film editor, Dedicatee, Artist, Creator, Scenarist, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jodie Foster
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Most widely held works by Jodie Foster
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( visu )
143 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,908 libraries worldwide
A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in hope of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( visu )
168 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,874 libraries worldwide
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out
Nim's Island by Jodie Foster( visu )
19 editions published in 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,464 libraries worldwide
Nim Rusoe is a young girl who inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates, via e-mail, with the reclusive author of the novel she has been reading. Nim's existence mirrors that of her favorite literary character, Alex Rover, the world's greatest adventurer. But Alexandra, the author of the Rover books, leads a reclusive life in the big city. When Nim's father goes missing from the island, Nim gets Alexandra to come to her island. Now, the two must draw courage from their fictional hero, Alex Rover, and find strength in one another to conquer the island
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
62 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,458 libraries worldwide
Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Inside man by Clive Owen( visu )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,080 libraries worldwide
The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
Flightplan by Robert Schwentke( visu )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-the-art 474 aircraft that she designed, Kyle Pratt faces every mothers worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter, Julia, vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berline to New York. Already emotionally devastasted by the unexpected death of her husband, Kyle desperately struggles to prove her sanity to the disbelieving flight crew, pilot, and passengers while facing the very real possiblity that she may be losing her mind
Panic room by David Fincher( visu )
52 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,891 libraries worldwide
Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg and her daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders during a brutal home invasion. But the room itself is the focal point because what the intruders really want is inside it
Elysium by Neill Blomkamp( visu )
40 editions published in 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,851 libraries worldwide
In the year 2154 two groups of people remain; the extremely wealthy who reside on an immaculate man-made space station named Elysium, and the rest, who occupy an overpopulated, destroyed Earth. Max decides to embark on a mission that could bring equality to the opposed worlds
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( visu )
47 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,802 libraries worldwide
English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more
The brave one by Neil Jordan( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
Nadat ze werd gemolesteerd in Central Park neemt een vrouw het recht in eigen hand
Maverick by Richard Donner( visu )
48 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,457 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a handsome gambler, a charming lady scam artist and a lawman, all headed for a poker tournament held on a river boat with a $500,000 pot for the winner
Nell by Michael Apted( visu )
63 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,433 libraries worldwide
The backwoods of North Carolina is where Nell lives, all alone. She has her own form of language and no idea of a world beyond her small plot of land. When civilization enters her world, Nell's life will never be the same again
The accused by Jonathan Kaplan( visu )
29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assault
Un long dimanche de fiançailles A very long engagement by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( visu )
9 editions published in 2005 in French and English and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
Cuando la Primera Guerra Mundial se acerca a su fin, para una joven francesa está a punto de comenzar la más grande de las batallas. Mathilde ha recibido la noticia de que su prometido Manech es uno de cinco soldados heridos que han sido sometidos a consejo de guerra y enviados a la tierra de nadie que hay entre los ejércitos francés y alemán ... y a una muerte casi segura. Mathilde, que no está dispuesta a aceptar que haya perdido para siempre a su querido Manech, se embarca en un extraordinario viaje para descubrir el destino de su prometido. A cada paso, recibe una descorazonadora versión de cómo debe haber pasado Manech esos últimos días, esos últimos momentos. Aún así, nunca se desanima. Con una fe inquebrantable, reforzada por la esperanza y por una actitud tenazmente alegre, Mathilde sigue su investigación hasta el final, convenciendo a los que podrían ayudarla e ignorando a los que no lo harán
Carnage by Roman Polanski( visu )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish
The beaver by Jodie Foster( visu )
27 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communicating
Sommersby by Jon Amiel( visu )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,231 libraries worldwide
A Civil War veteran returns to his hometown a changed man-- leading his wife and others who knew him to doubt his identity
Freaky Friday by Mary Rodgers( visu )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
A conservative, refined mother magically changes place with her thirteen-year old daughter for one day
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Orange is the new black ( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,042 libraries worldwide
Follows Brooklynite Piper Chapman, whose wild past comes back to haunt her and results in her arrest and detention in a federal penitentiary. To pay her debt to society, Piper trades her comfortable New York life for an orange prison jumpsuit and finds unexpected conflict and camaraderie amidst an eccentric group of inmates
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Alternative Names
Foster, Alicia Christian.
Foster, Alicia Christian 1962-
פוסטר, ג'ודי
English (675)
German (89)
French (53)
Spanish (43)
Italian (17)
Multiple languages (10)
Japanese (8)
Dutch (3)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Polish (1)
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