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Dukakis, Olympia

Overview
Works: 281 works in 646 publications in 5 languages and 25,973 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Film and video adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Humor  Fiction  Romantic comedy films  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Artist, Recipient, Other, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Olympia Dukakis
Publications by Olympia Dukakis
Most widely held works by Olympia Dukakis
Mr. Holland's opus by Michael Kamen( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,427 libraries worldwide
A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 2,306 libraries worldwide
A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Away from her by Sarah Polley( visu )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors,' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Moonstruck by Norman Jewison( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,896 libraries worldwide
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls for her fiance's younger brother
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( visu )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who Mollie won't even consider. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late
Joan of Arc by Artisan DVD( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,223 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Joan of Arc, who at seventeen, led one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
The librarian ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,058 libraries worldwide
Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian, endeavors to find King Solomon's mines
In the land of women ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 797 libraries worldwide
Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter Webb leaves Los Angeles to stay with his ailing Grandmother in her suburban Detroit home. Across the street lives the Hardwicke family. As Carter struggles to reconcile his own inner conflicts, he is drawn into the pains and loves of the Hardwicke women. All the Hardwicke women, in their way, fall in love with Carter. Each woman, in her own way, helps Carter find his way back
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin( visu )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
Picture perfect by Glenn Gordon Caron( visu )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Kate is determined to turn her mid-level advertising job into an executive position and equally determined to snare Sam, the agency's ultra-suave Romeo who prefers illicit affairs with attached women. She achieves both goals by pretending she's getting married to Nick, a man she met at a wedding and barely knows. But her carefully constructed fictional life comes face to face with reality when her boss wants to meet Nick
The thing about my folks ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
After 47 years of marriage, Ben's mother leaves her husband. With nowhere else to turn, Ben's father Sam is forced to get to know his son. Hysterical antics ensue as Ben and Sam strengthen their relationship while Ben helps Sam romance his mother
A paralyzing fear the story of polio in America by Nina Gilden Seavey( visu )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
"The story of polio's rise to epidemic proportions in 1916 and its eventual eradication through vaccines in the 1950's. The documentary examines America's haunting fear of the disease it could not contain and tells the story of America's transcendence from that fear. The film crew traveled across America interviewing polio survivors, parents, doctors, physical therapists, journalists, and everyday citizens who have been affected by the disease. Featuring thousands of photographs and films from the 'March of Dimes' archives, the documentary presents authentic images from the American polio era which had been in storage for more than 35 years."--Http://www.killermovies.com
Mighty Aphrodite by Woody Allen( visu )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
When a sportswriter tries to track down the mother of his adopted son, he discovers she is a prostitute and pornographic film star
The Last of the blonde bombshells ( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 473 libraries worldwide
"One has lost her marbles, another is dead. A third is in prison, a fourth the worse for liquor. A fifth has sworn off the devil's music and the sixth - Elizabeth - is daydreaming about reforming the band. As a teenager in the war years, Elizabeth was a sax-player with the Blond Bombshells, until a scandal blew the band apart. But now, some five decades later, encouraged by patrik, an old rogue from her youth, she sets off in search of the survivors with a dream of recreating their former glories. --"Container
Dad by Gary David Goldberg( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A work-obsessed man returns home when his mother is hospitalized, and finds that his father, whom he hasn't seen for 2 years, has deteriorated. Through careful nurturing the young man revitalizes his father and reestablishes a close relationship with him
Cloudburst ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Stella and Dot have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life's ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is legally blind. Dotty's prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot is a nursing home that will provide all the necessities. This forces Stella and Dot to make a bold decision: they will leave their hometown in Maine and make their way to Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal
A Century of women ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played and, most importantly, changed the course of American history. The documentary is woven into the story of a fictional family's reunion
Jeffrey by Christopher Ashley( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Disenchanted with the not-so-romantic side of safe sex, sweet, single and obsessive Jeffrey vows to become completely celibate. No sooner has he sworn off sex than he meets hunky, sensitive Steve. But just as passion starts to ignite, Steve reveals some earth-shattering information, leaving Jeffrey to choose between losing the man of his dreams or taking a risk on what might be true love
The Cemetery club ( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Once a week, a circle of lifelong friends meet to pay tribute to the past. But when life throws them a few unexpected curves, they happily discover the best times are still ahead!
Anton Chekhov's The seagull ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
A production by the Williamstown Theatre Festival of Anton Chekhov's classic comedy-drama depicting man's propensity for destroying those he is close to. The main protagonists are Trepleff, the youthful aspiring writer who dreams of bringing new forms to the theatre and Irina Arkadina, Trepleff's self-centered mother, an accomplished actress, who derides her son's ambitions
 
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Languages
English (227)
German (8)
French (5)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
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