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Dukakis, Olympia

Works: 279 works in 796 publications in 5 languages and 28,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Romantic comedy films  History  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Contributor, Other, Artist, Recipient, Producer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
The story of a serious musician who reluctantly enters the teaching profession to remain afloat financially and discovers that his true passion is teaching
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( visu )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,343 libraries worldwide
"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( visu )
50 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,064 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 )
19 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,057 libraries worldwide
An "unlucky in love" Italian-American widow just weeks away from her wedding falls in love with her fiance's younger brother
The librarian ( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,305 libraries worldwide
A geeky librarian is hired by the prestigious Metropolitan Library, keeper of such top-secret treasures as Excalibur and Pandora's Box. When the Serpent Brotherhood, seeking world domination, steals one of three parts of the magical Spear of Destiny from the library, only this librarian, aided by a gorgeous bodyguard, has the knowhow to thwart their plan. But does he know how to be a hero?
The librarian ( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian, endeavors to find King Solomon's mines
Joan of Arc by Charnelu Video-Visite( visu )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 1,177 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
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( visu )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,046 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
In the land of women ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter flees Los Angeles to care for his ailing grandmother in a leafy Michigan suburb and finds what he doesn't expect - mother and daughter neighbors, both beautiful, both facing crises of life and love
A Paralyzing Fear : The Story of Polio in America by Nina Gilden Seavey( visu )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 688 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://
Picture perfect by Carol Tizzano( visu )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 631 libraries worldwide
As adorable as she is ambitious, 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, sending Kate's personal and professional worlds spinning out of control
The thing about my folks ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
After 47 years of marriage, Ben's mother leaves her husband. With no where 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
Anton Chekhov's The seagull by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
18 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 570 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
Cloudburst ( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 547 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
Mighty Aphrodite by Woody Allen( visu )
16 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 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 )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 464 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 Patrick, an old rogue from her youth and no less of a rogue today, she sets off in search of the survivors with a dream of recreating their former glories"--Container
A Century of women ( visu )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Third of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program explores the changing concepts of "ideal beauty" and how women see themselves. Presents the changing image of women in movies and on television, and in music, dance, and art. With comments by Roseanne Arnold, Carol Burnett, Twyla Tharp, and Maya Angelou
Dad by Gary David Goldberg( visu )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and French and held by 424 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
Look who's talking too ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
In the sequel to Look Who's Talking, little Mikey and his friend Eddie face a series of hilarious dilemmas, including a baby sister and family squabbles
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 419 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
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Alternative Names
Olympia Dukakis actrice américaine
Olympia Dukakis actriz estadounidense
Olympia Dukakis aktorka amerykańska
Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmacteur
Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmactrice
Olympia Dukakis attrice statunitense
Olympia Dukakis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Ολυμπία Δουκάκη
Олимпиа Дукакис АНУ-ын жүжигчин
Олимпия Дукакис
Олімпія Дукакіс
אולימפיה דוקאקיס
المپیا دوکاکیس بازیگر آمریکایی
أولمبيا دوكاكيس
ოლიმპია დუკაკისი
올림피아 듀카키스
올림피아 듀커키스
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German (14)
French (7)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
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