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Chuck, Wendy

Works: 14 works in 32 publications in 3 languages and 9,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic comedy films  Road films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Wendy Chuck
Publications by Wendy Chuck
Most widely held works by Wendy Chuck
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 2,321 libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( visu )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt is at sea after being left a widower shortly after retiring from a lifetime as an actuary at Woodmen of the World Insurance in Omaha, Nebraska. He matter-of-factly explains that, since he is 67, retired, and a widower, he should be dead within nine years--this in a letter to the African boy he is sponsoring through a charitable relief organization. As daughter Jeannie's wedding to waterbed salesman fiancé Randall looms, Warren sets out for Denver in his Winnebago Adventurer to attend, and discovers along the way that slavish devotion to an insurance company hasn't exactly made for a life well spent
The descendants by Alexander Payne( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
Matt King is an indifferent husband and father of two girls, who is forced to re-examine his past and embrace his future when his wife suffers a boating accident off of Waikiki. The event leads to a rapprochement with his young daughters while Matt wrestles with a decision to sell the family's land handed down from Hawaiian royalty and missionaries
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he's struck it rich, and wrangles his estranged son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Getting waylaid in the father₂s hometown in Nebraska, the son tries to reconnect with his impenetrable father
Bad Santa by Terry Zwigoff( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Willie is a thief who teams up with his dwarf friend Marcus, for a very special Christmas scam. Willie gets a job as Santa Claus at a shopping mall, Marcus tags along as an elf, and they use their employee status to rob stores blind just before Christmas. But Willie is a bitter and foul-mouthed alcoholic who doesn't care much for kids. A mall's manager is certain something's wrong, so he asks the chief of security to check out Willie. Meanwhile, one of the kids Willie is forced to talk to becomes a regular customer
Sugar & spice ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
When the A-squad cheerleading captain finds herself pregnant and in need of money, she and her friends dress up in costume to rob a bank. High school highjinx ensues
Country life by Michael Blakemore( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Spring fever runs wild when a snooty native son returns to his hometown - and brings along his voluptuous new wife
Twilight/DVD ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Isabella Swan moves to gloomy Forks, Washington to live with her father. She begins her junior year in high school and becomes fascinated by Edward Cullen. He holds a dark secret which is only known by his family--he's a vampire. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for, a true soul mate. But he knows the further they progress in their relationship the more he is putting Bella and those close to her at risk. Edward tries to warn Bella that she should leave him, but she refuses. Bella and her irresistible blood then become the obsessive target of James, another vampire
Roads to riches ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Jack is a luckless gambler who becomes a TV quiz show guest in the hope of making a big score. Moira is a stripper who decides to take Jack under her wing. Both are dealt a new hand when a young and lucky out-of-towner with some cash shows he has some potential. When there are two hustlers and only one golden boy, chances are, someone's going to get hurt
Sideways À la dérive ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Miles is a divorced man and a failed writer who teaches junior high English. He decides to take his best friend, somewhat famous actor Jack, on a weeklong drive through California's wine country. There they explore their failures and question their relationships
Crepúsculo twilight ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) no esperaba mucho cuando decidio mudarse al pequeño poblado de Forks, Washington, hasta que conoce al misterioso y hermoso Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) un joven que esconde un obscuro secreto: es un vampiro. A medida que sus mundos y sus corazones se unen más, Edward batalla contra el deseo de beber la sangre de Bella y en cntra de tres muertos vivientes que quieren hacer de Bella su victima. Basada en el libro #1 de la lista del New York Times, escrito por Stephenie Meyer, Crepúsculo le da un nuevo significado más peligroso a la clásica historia de amor
A propósito de Schmidt ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt, un misantropo che ha speso una vita in una società di assicurazioni, all'età di 66 anni va in pensione. Potrebbe essere giunto il momento di godersela, ma la moglie Helen muore all'improvviso. Schmidt decide allora di andare a Denver, per tentare di convincere l'adorata figlia Jeannie a non sposare il fidanzato, un bellimbusto venditore di materassi ad acqua. Tutto andrà a rotoli: la figlia si sposerà, lui si troverà a vagare senza meta per gli States, e scoprirà persino che anni prima la moglie l'aveva tradito con il suo migliore amico; insperatamente, però, troverà un amico: un bambino nigeriano, adottato a distanza, a cui Schmidt affida i suoi pensieri, e che in cambio gli invierà un disegno. (Mymovies)
Beyond suspicion ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A tale about murder, betrayal, and a stolen identity. When a convict is murdered on his first day out of prison, the man who tried to save him, John, abandons his own life to take on the dead man's identity. Digging deeper and deeper into an existance that is not his own, John, is unprepared when the consequences of his actions become known and he is forced to justify his deception
Xin de fang xiang About Schmidt ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Warren Schmidt is about tasting the not-so-sweet slice of life. When he retired, he and his wife, Helen, had big plans - but an unexpected twist changes everything. Now all of Schmidt's attention is focused on his daughter's upcoming wedding to a loser waterbed salesman. From meeting the groom's hippie parents to sponsoring a Tanzanian foster child, Schmidt embarks on a search for answers, only to discover that life is full of trick questions
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English (30)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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