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Venora, Diane

Works: 137 works in 403 publications in 6 languages and 17,121 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
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
15 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,929 libraries worldwide
Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
Heat by Michael Mann( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,825 libraries worldwide
A career thief and a detective square off to make sure that the other does not succeed. Special features include: additional scenes; audio commentary; documentaries; and more
Hamlet by Michael Almereyda( visu )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,440 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
The 13th warrior by John McTiernan( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,275 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 )
55 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
The life of legendary jazz musician Charlie "Yardbird" Parker
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( visu )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,197 libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
A made for television version of Kevin Kline's minimalist version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, presented in modern-dress
Ironweed by Hector Babenco( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 667 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 501 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
The third twin by Ken Follett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 457 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 )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 437 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
Final jeopardy by Linda A Fairstein( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 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
Likely to die by Linda A Fairstein( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 380 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 362 libraries worldwide
Rollie Tyler is one of the movies' best special effects artists, known as "F/X" in the industry. He faces his most challenging assignment--turning special effects into reality. He is asked by the Justice Department to stage the fake assassination of an underworld witness. Now his F/X ingenuity becomes the key to his own survival
Megiddo the omega code 2 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 351 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 349 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 294 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 193 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 158 libraries worldwide
Jackal--the greatest assassin in history--out to eliminate a top U.S. government official. Declan Mulqueen, an imprisoned underground operative, is the only man who can stop him. Now, the Deputy Director of the FBI is taking the biggest risk of all ... he's releasing one criminal to stop another
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