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Rowlands, Gena

Works: 221 works in 714 publications in 7 languages and 14,961 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Short films  Independent films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Motion pictures  Children's films  Fairy tales 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Gena Rowlands
Publications by Gena Rowlands
Most widely held works by Gena Rowlands
The notebook by Nicholas Sparks( visu )
35 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 3,222 libraries worldwide
Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun meet one evening at a carnival, but they are separated by Allie's parents who dissaprove of Noah's unwealthy family and move Allie away. When Allie doesn't hear from Noah after several years, she meets and becomes engaged to a handsome young soldier named Lon. Allie, with her love still alive for Noah, stops by Noah's home to check on him. Seeing that their reunion has rekindled a passionate romance, Allie must now choose between true love and the match of which her parents approve
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( visu )
55 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Paulie ( visu )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
When a little parrot with a big personality sets out to find the loving girl who raised him, he discovers his way with words has a way of landing him in big trouble
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 975 libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
Faces by John Cassavetes( visu )
52 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Something to talk about ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and German and held by 780 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 )
52 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 643 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
Rapunzel by Faerie Tale Theatre( visu )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned in a lonely, high tower by a wicked Witch, Rapunzel lets down her lovely, long braids to let her prince visit her
Another woman by Woody Allen( visu )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 563 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
Gloria by John Cassavetes( visu )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 384 libraries worldwide
An ex-gun moll and showgirl is suddenly forced to protect a child whose parents have been rubbed out by the mob
Love streams by John Cassavetes( visu )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and German and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart
An early frost ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 339 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
Once around by Lasse Hallström( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 304 libraries worldwide
The oldest daughter of a close-knit Italian family falls in love with an abrasive, obnoxious but forcefully charming businessman. He almost demolishes her family while winning her heart, but they all learn how to balance her happiness with the family's survival
Parts per billion ( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
The story of three couples, which are forced to make life altering decisions in the face of a disastrous war, which threatens to destroy the human race. Inspired and sometimes blinded by their love, Len, Mia, Andy, Esther, Anna and Erik are as flawed and beautiful as any of the billions who are facing this human-made biological disaster
John Cassavetes ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
"Shadows": Explores interracial friendships and relationships in the 1950's Beat-era New York City. "Faces": Richard and Maria are attempting to escape the anguish of their dissolving marriage by falling in the arms of others. "A woman under the influence": Mabel, is loved by her husband Nick, but her madness proves to be a problem in their marriage. "The killing of a Chinese bookie": To clear his debt, a strip club owner grapples with his own conscience as he must kill a Chinese bookie. "Opening night": A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress after a play
Grace & Glorie ( visu )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Two women as different as night and day find themselves forging a very unlikely friendship at a time when both of them are facing difficult challenges in their lives
What if God were the sun ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A poignant tale of faith, hope, love, and loss. Is there life after death? For many, this ever-elusive question begs consideration and inspires reflection. For Jamie, a young woman balancing the hectic demands of her job as an ER nurse with the planning of her upcoming nuptials, the answer is clear: there is no afterlife. But in the blink of an eye, Jamie's harried existence is brought to a standstill. After learning that her father died in a neighboring hospital room while she, unknowing, tended to another patient, Jamie is inconsolable. Her grief overshadows her work, her relationship with her husband-to-be, and everything she used to love, until a terminally ill patient with incredible vitality and unswerving faith helps her cope with her sorrow, and leads her to change her life, and her beliefs, in ways she never could have imagined
Charms for the easy life ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Gena Rowlands is Charlie Kate Birch, a fiercely independent family matriarch and maker of homeopathic remedies who lives with her daughter Sophia (Mimi Rogers) and granddaughter Margaret (Susan May Pratt) in North Carolina during WWII. When Margaret falls for a wounded soldier, grandma gently nurtures the relationship, even as she tries to help Sophia heal from a broken heart
Tony Rome ( visu )
5 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD
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Rowlands, Virginia
English (327)
French (22)
German (13)
Spanish (6)
Multiple languages (3)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
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