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Foster, Jodie

Works: 458 works in 1,783 publications in 11 languages and 50,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Science fiction films  Love stories  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Narrator, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Other, Host, Film editor, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Artist, Creator, Speaker, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jodie Foster
Publications by Jodie Foster
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The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( visu )
166 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 4,903 libraries worldwide
A young female FBI agent is sent to interview the notorious killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in the hopes of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer
Taxi driver by Martin Scorsese( visu )
146 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,840 libraries worldwide
A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
53 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,414 libraries worldwide
Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Nim's Island ( visu )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,376 libraries worldwide
A feisty young girl called Nim lives on a wild tropical island with her father and her best friends Silkie the seal, the crazy iguana Fred, and Galileo the plucky penguin. Inspired by ancient legends and her favourite books penned by the reclusive author Alexandra Rover, Nim leads a wild and exciting life
Inside man by Spike Lee( visu )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,013 libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
Panic room by David Fincher( visu )
45 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,849 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
Flightplan by Peter A Dowling( visu )
25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,841 libraries worldwide
Flying at 40,000 feet in a cavernous, state-of-the-art 474 aircraft that she designed, Kyle Pratt faces every mother's worst nightmare when her six year-old daughter, Julia, vanishes without a trace mid-flight from Berlin to New York. Already emotionally devastated 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 possibility that she may be losing her mind
Anna and the King by Andy Tennant( visu )
52 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,799 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 Jodie Foster( visu )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
New York City radio host Erica Bain is working and living a wonderful life. One night she and her fiancé David are brutally attacked. David is killed and Erica is almost beaten to death. Traumatized and unable to cope with the tragic event, Erica becomes someone else. She buys a gun and begins to roam the streets at night looking to take her revenge on the men who were responsible for the attack. Late one night, she is in the back of a convenience store when a robber comes in and kills the store clerk and his wife. The robber comes after her but she protects herself, finding that it is very easy to shoot a gun. Later, Erica finds herself confronted by two would-be rapists on the subway, and again she protects herself. The city becomes fascinated with the exploits of this vigilante killer, but NYPD Detective Mercer is trying to catch this person, before they strike again
Maverick by Richard Donner( visu )
42 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,439 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
Elysium ( visu )
23 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 1,436 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
Nell by Michael Apted( visu )
58 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,401 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 life, Nell's life will never be the same again
The accused by Jonathan Kaplan( visu )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,359 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 assualt
Un long dimanche de fiançailles A very long engagement by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and English and held by 1,323 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 )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,254 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
Sommersby by Jon Amiel( visu )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,247 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
The beaver by Jodie Foster( visu )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,180 libraries worldwide
A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communicating
Freaky Friday ( visu )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,136 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 4 languages and held by 1,035 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
Little man Tate by Orion Pictures( visu )
35 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 917 libraries worldwide
A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development
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Alternative Names
Foster, Alicia Christian.
Foster, Alicia Christian, 1962-
English (637)
German (87)
French (66)
Spanish (53)
Multiple languages (9)
Japanese (7)
Italian (5)
Dutch (3)
Turkish (2)
Russian (1)
Chinese (1)
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