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Polk, Mimi

Overview
Works: 26 works in 144 publications in 6 languages and 3,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Crime films  Dark comedy films  Independent films  Road films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mimi Polk
Publications by Mimi Polk
Most widely held works by Mimi Polk
Thelma & Louise by Ridley Scott( visu )
83 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,300 libraries worldwide
Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar
Trapped by Richard Fleischer( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A couple find their world has been turned upside down when they're taken hostage and held in different cities while their young daughter, who has severe asthma, is kidnapped by the same band of ruthless criminals and held for a large ransom. It seems that the criminals have a foolproof plan. Unable to contact the police, the criminals demand a massive ransom, but if the payment is not arranged in 24 hours, the girl will be killed
White squall by Ridley Scott( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Story of a student who inspires his brilliant yet beleaguered and unappreciated teacher. The brilliant but stern classics instructor at a posh prep school is forced out of his job and into the realization that he is despised in the classroom and at home. One student's act of kindness gives the proud academic the inspiration and courage to build his new life
The miracle match ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The miracle match: Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1-0. They came together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup. This is the story about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team and how they defeated England, the world's best team at that time. Prefontaine: True-life story of the legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial athlete known as the "James Dean of track." White squall: Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
Deadly desires : 8 movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Where sleeping dogs lie: Five years after a wealthy California family is brutally murdered, a struggling writer (McDermott) moves into their abandoned home. When he attempts to revive their ghosts for his novel, he resurrects their killer as well
Monkey trouble ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A pickpocket monkey wanders into the life of a lonely girl, and complications arise by the kleptomaniac's habits
Terminal velocity by Deran Sarafian( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
4 film favorites : Clint Eastwood drama ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Usual suspects: Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Thelma & Louise by Ridley Scott( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Thelma Dickinson, un ama de casa de vida vacía y anodina, está casada con un cretino detestable que la trata como a una niña. Por su parte, Louise Sawyer trabaja como camarera en una cafetería y sueña con que su novio Jimmy, que es músico, se case con ella. Un fin de semana deciden hacer un viaje juntas en el coche de Louise para alejarse de la mortal rutina de sus vidas y de todas sus frustraciones. Sin embargo, su escapada, que prometía ser divertida y, sobre todo, liberadora, acaba siendo una experiencia llena de episodios dramáticos. (FILMAFFINITY)
Thelma & Louise : [screenplay] by Callie Khouri( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thelma and her best friend Louise embark on a trip to escape the day-to-day grind, but a twist of fate finds them on the run from the law
Thelma & Louise / #323 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thelma is an abused and neglected wife, while her friend Louise is a bitter, hard-edged waitress. The two decide to take a brief vacation to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives. Immediately, they run into trouble, as Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma in the parking lot of a country bar
La Versión Browning ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Tormenta blanca = White squall ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
En otoño de 1960, trece jóvenes se enrolaron en el buque-escuela norteamericano Albatross sin saber que vivirían una odisea que cambiaría sus vidas para siempre. A las órdenes del duro y curtido capitán Sheldon, exploraron los misterios del Caribe y del Pacífico Sur. Sin embargo, cuando ya se acercaba el final del viaje, el Albatross tuvo que enfrentarse a un devastador fenómeno de la naturaleza: la Tormenta Blanca. (FILMAFFINITY)
Atrapada = Trapped ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Joe y Cerril traman un plan para sacar dinero a familias ricas, pero esta vez han elegido a la familia equivocada y se verán atrapados en un contraataque escalofriante
Son of the mask by New Line Cinema( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Son of Mask: The ancient mask has gone missing again. It is found by Otis the Dog, who brings it home to Tim Avery and his wife Tonya. Tim wears it to bed where his wife Tonya conceived their son Alvey, who is then born with cartoonlike abilities. Meanwhile, powerful forces seek the Mask. The god Odin is furious with his son Loki for having lost the Mask in the first place, and sends him down to Earth to get it back again. Sequel to The mask
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Fargo: A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong. Thelma & Louise: A waitress and a housewife try to get away from their boyfriend and husband for a weekend but instead end up on a crosscountry crime spree through the South
Ricordi di Abbey ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Aborrito dagli allievi che l'hanno soprannominato Himmler, disprezzato dai colleghi, sentimentalmente frustrato, alla vigilia di un prepensionamento forzato, il prof. Andrew Crocker-Harris riceve in regalo da uno studente (B. Silverstone) la versione dell'Agamennone di Eschilo fatta da Robert Browning. Il gesto gli dà la forza di fare un discorso di addio che è, insieme, una dolorosa confessione pubblica del proprio fallimento e una denuncia dell'aridità ipocrita della società britannica e del suo sistema scolastico. (Morandini)
Kuroi ame = Black rain by Ridley Scott( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Un policier new-yorkais, Nicky, et son partenaire, Charlie, sont témoins d'un double meurtre commis dans un restaurant par un dénommé Sato. Les deux policiers prennent l'assassin en chasse et l'appréhendent. Il appert que Sato est recherché par la police d'Osaka qui demande son extradition. Nicky et Charlie sont chargés de livrer le criminel aux autorités nippones, mais celui-ci parvient à s'enfuir lorsqu'ils arrivent à Osaka. Les deux policiers s'engagent à aider leurs confères japonais
 
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Alternative Names
Gitlin, Mimi Polk.
Languages
English (106)
Spanish (16)
German (4)
French (4)
Italian (3)
Multiple languages (3)
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