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Venora, Diane

Works: 130 works in 422 publications in 7 languages and 17,313 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television plays  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Musical films  Biographical films  Film and video adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Diane Venora
Publications by Diane Venora
Most widely held works by Diane Venora
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
46 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,263 libraries worldwide
A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's epic story of passion, betrayal and revenge. The president of the Denmark Corporation is dead, and already his wife is remarried to the man suspected of his murder. No one is more troubled by this than her son, Hamlet. Now, after this hostile takeover, trust is impossible, passion is on the rise and vengeance is in the air
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,959 libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
Heat by Michael Mann( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,862 libraries worldwide
Vincent Hanna is a brilliant L.A. cop. following the trail from a deadly armed robbery to a crew headed by master thief Neil McCauley. The trouble is, McCauley's expertise is at least equal to Hanna's
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,840 libraries worldwide
When former tobacco executive Dr. Jeffrey Wigand agrees to blow the whistle on the alleged unethical practices within the industry, and forms an alliance with veteran 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman, he starts an all-out war that could cost both men their reputations, and much, much more
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( visu )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters
Bird by Clint Eastwood( visu )
60 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker, directed and produced by jazz fan, Clint Eastwood. The film uses actual recordings by Parker with the backgrounds removed, and accompaniment by modern musicians attuned to the Yardbird's improvisations
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers fall in love and encounter opposition from their feuding families
Ironweed by Hector Babenco( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Albany, New York, Halloween, 1938. Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums. She used to be a singer on the radio, he used to be a major league pitcher. Death surrounds them. Helen is sick, one of their pals has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped. Visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed. One night, while drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar. Next day, Fran visits his wife and children and meets a grandson. He could stay, but decides it's not for him. Helen gets their things out of storage and finds a hotel. Amidst their mistakes and dereliction, they live with a code of fairness and loyalty
True crime by Clint Eastwood( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
A boozing, skirt-chasing and hard-living reporter realizes a death row prisoner scheduled to die at midnight is innocent. He races against time to save the man and perhaps lift his own life out of the trash heap
Final jeopardy by Linda A Fairstein( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 libraries worldwide
When assistant district attorney Alexandra Cooper allows friend and film star Isabella Lascar to borrow her summer home on Martha's Vineyard, she has no idea that Isabella will end up dead and that Alexandra's boyfriend will emerge as the prime suspect
The third twin by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
A research scientist uncovers a secret that involves the Pentagon and a biotech company when she discovers two men who appear to be identical twins even though they were born on different days to different mothers
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children
Likely to die by Linda A Fairstein( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Manhattan Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper is awakened by a call summoning her to the scene of a gruesome stabbing. The victim was barely breathing. As Alex and her task force assemble, they learn that the hospital complex where the victim worked is connected to the Stuyvesant Psychiatric Center, and sits atop a maze of tunnels built in the '50s to serve as a bomb shelter
F/X ( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Rollie Tyler is the movies' best special effects man. He can show you a thousand ways to die. Now someone wants him to do it for real. But is he the weapon or the victim? He's going to need every trick from every movie he ever made just to get even...and get out alive
Megiddo the omega code 2 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
The most wicked man on earth is Stone Alexander and the only person capable of thwarting him is his brother David, the President of the United States. Their showdown pits continent against continent, nation against nation and brother against brother in an all-out conflict between good and evil. David calls upon the power of God to sustain his resolve and to help him reveal the true nature of the Beast
A thin dark line by Tami Hoag( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
When a killer is set free on a technicality, Deputy Annie Broussard decides that justice must be satisfied
C.S. Lewis Beyond Narnia ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
"Readers and fans worldwide know the land of Narnia and the magical beings who dwell there. But few know the genius who created this beloved fantasy. Now meet C.S. Lewis, an extraordinary creative force, in this engaging true life story!"--Container
Wolfen by Michael Wadleigh( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and German and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Scary tale of a series of grisly murders in Manhattan, and the rumpled cop who finally discovers who (or what) is responsible
The Jackal by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
A ruthless assassin, know only as the Jackal, is out to eliminate someone very high up in the U.S. government. In order to track down this coldblooded killer and prevent the hit, the FBI's Deputy Director and a Russian intelligence officer must enlist the aid of an imprisoned Irish terrorist. These unlikely allies enter a global race against to clock to stop the mysterious mercenary before he can complete his deadly assignment
Days of drums by Philip Shelby( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A Secret Service agent gets involved with political blackmail, murder and intrigue when the senator she is guarding is murdered
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