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Rowlands, Gena

Works: 72 works in 175 publications in 4 languages and 18,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Animated films  Autobiographical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author of screenplay, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Gena Rowlands
Publications by Gena Rowlands
Most widely held works about Gena Rowlands
Most widely held works by Gena Rowlands
The notebook by Ryan Gosling( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 3,079 libraries worldwide
A wealthy & fiercely independent young woman falls for an impoverished & passionate young man
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 2,059 libraries worldwide
In 1970s Iran, Marjane "Marji" Satrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study. This change proves an equally difficult trial for Marji as she finds herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and her homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and English and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
The skeleton key ( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,220 libraries worldwide
When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real
Hope floats by Sandra Bullock( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 953 libraries worldwide
When Birdee Pruitt's husband and her best friend reveal their affair on a national TV talk show, Birdee and her young daughter head home to the small Texas town she left behind. Mother and daughter struggle to adjust to their new lives, with Birdee wondering how she will recover
Faces by John Cassavetes( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death
Lonely are the brave by David Miller( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson, who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive
The mighty by Peter Chelsom( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
With his loving and supportive mother, 13-year-old Kevin moves in next door to another teen, Max. though both have problems that label them as outcasts, Kevin and Max discover that by proudly combining their strengths on uniting as one, they can overcome their individual limitations and triumph over any adversity. As the two set out on a series of courageous adventures, they find the mightiest treasure of all: friendship!
Broken English by Zoe Cassavetes( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love
Faerie tale theatre by Matthew Broderick( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales from 1982-1985, now digitally remastered. Special features include the special best-of episode never before on DVD, Grimm Party; interactive trivia; memory games; and more!
Another woman by Woody Allen( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 libraries worldwide
When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance
Taking lives by D. J Caruso( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Special Agent Illeana Scott is an FBI profiler who is sent to Montreal to help in a murder investigation. Agent Scott's approach to profiling the serial killer is unconventional. She goes to a crime scene, lies down in the position the victim was found, and uncovers clues the police did not notice. She gets inside the head of the serial killer and comes up with a theory that the killer is assuming the lives and the identities of the people he kills. The serial killer's mother sees her evil son, who was supposed to have been killed by a truck years earlier, on the ferry. She goes to the police, but they do not connect him to the case. Later when the serial killer murders again, they have a witness who is an artist that can draw his face, giving them the clue they needed. The police finally contact his mother and collect more information about him
Tempest by Paul Mazursky( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and German and held by 429 libraries worldwide
John Cassavetes' devastating drama details the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and her family's struggle to save her from herself
Something to talk about ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
The story of Grace, a woman with a "picture-perfect life," whose reaction to the infidelities of her husband Eddie turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes
Opening night by John Cassavetes( visu )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 391 libraries worldwide
A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own
Love streams by John Cassavetes( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart
An early frost ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
When a gay lawyer is diagnosed with AIDS, he copes with coming out to his family and colleagues as they deal with their own prejudices
Hysterical blindness ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A single mother and a lonely office worker seek after "love" in the meat-market bars of Bayonne, New Jersey, ca. 1987
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Alternative Names
Rowlands, Virginia
Rowlands, Virginia 1930-
Rowlands, Virginia Cathryn 1930-
English (88)
French (3)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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