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Chuck, Wendy

Overview
Works: 15 works in 36 publications in 3 languages and 8,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Independent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Road films  Domestic comedy films  Christmas films  Fiction  Vampire films 
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
The descendants by Alexander Payne( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,106 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
About Schmidt by Kevin Tent( visu )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,088 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
Nebraska by Alexander Payne( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,044 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 father's 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 1,023 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
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 769 libraries worldwide
Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment, embark on a week long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle
Sugar & spice ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 313 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 137 libraries worldwide
Spring fever runs wild when a snooty native son returns to his family farm in rural Australia and brings along his voluptous new wife
Twilight/DVD ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 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 38 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 14 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 by Stephenie Meyer( 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 proposito di Schmidt ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) se acaba de jubilar y se siente completamente desorientado. Además, no puede soportar la idea de que su única hija (Hope Davis) se case con un necio. Por si esto fuera poco, su mujer muere repentinamente. Tratando de darle algún sentido a su vida, decide emprender un viaje en busca de sus raíces. Después de cruzar el estado de Nebraska en caravana, llega a Denver, la ciudad donde vive su hija. Tras conocer a la familia del novio, tendrá todavía más razones para intentar que rompa su compromiso. Mientras tanto, mantiene una relación epistolar con un huérfano de seis años que vive en Tanzania y al que acaba de apadrinar. (FILMAFFINITY)
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
2 friends Zwei gute Freundinnen ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Louise, eine brave Gymnasiastin mit Liebe zur klassischen Musik, versteht ihre beste Freundin nicht mehr: Kelly kommt plötzlich mit Punkfrisur daher, probiert Drogen aus, reißt von Zuhause aus, läßt die Schule sausen und macht sich auch sonst rar. Langsam, aber sicher driften die bisher unzertrennlichen Freundinnen auseinander. Jane Champion beobachtet diesen Prozeß mit gewohntem Gespür für Deteils und Atmosphäre. Sie läßt ihre ausgezeichneten jungen Darstellerinnen Emma Coles und Kris Bidenko nur wenig über ihre Gedanken und Gefühle reden. Unscheinbare kleine Gesten und markante Momentaufnahmen sagen in diesem Film mehr als viele Worte
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 (33)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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