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Linney, Laura

Overview
Works: 393 works in 1,243 publications in 7 languages and 51,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories, American  Humor  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Laura Linney
Publications by Laura Linney
Most widely held works by Laura Linney
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( visu )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,025 libraries worldwide
Three friends who grew up together in working-class Boston drift apart after a terrible tragedy. Years later, brutal events reconnect them. Jimmy's 19-year-old daughter is coldly murdered and Dave is a suspect. Sean is now a cop who scrambles to solve the crime before volatile Jimmy takes the law into his own hands--Container
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 2,544 libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Love actually by Richard Curtis( visu )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,387 libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The Truman show by Peter Weir( visu )
63 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container
Breach by Billy Ray( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
When Eric O'Neill is promoted from a low-level surveillance job into the headquarters of the FBI, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of reality. He is hand picked to work for the renowned operative Robert Hanssen within "information assurance," a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence. Eric quickly discovers the true reason for his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting
Kinsey by Liam Neeson( visu )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,728 libraries worldwide
Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Man of the year by Barry Levinson( visu )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,664 libraries worldwide
Tom Dobbs makes an off-hand comment on his late night talk show that he would be a better president than the leader who currently occupies the White House. A grassroots campaign conducted by his legions of fans finds him unexpectedly ushered into the Oval Office and forced to live up to his promise. Unfortunately for Dobbs, he finds out that his surprise victory was actually the result of a voting computer glitch and not winning the majority vote leaves the outspoken funnyman struggling with the decision to stay the course in the Oval Office or head back behind the microphone where he is truly in his element
Savages by Tamara Jenkins( visu )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
Jon and Wendy Savage (Hoffman and Linney) are two siblings who have spent their adult years trying to recover from their abusive father, Lenny (Bosco). Suddenly, a call comes in that Lenny's girlfriend has died and he cannot care for himself. Lenny suffers from dementia and his girlfriend's family dumps Lenny on his children. Despite the fact Jon and Wendy have not spoken to Lenny for twenty years and he is even more loathsome than ever, the Savage siblings feel obliged to take care of him. Now brother and sister must come to terms with painful responsibilities for their father and are forced to struggle with their own personal demons
The nanny diaries by Emma McLaughlin( visu )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Annie is a young girl from a working-class neighborhood who suddenly finds herself working as a nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Between catering to the every whim of her employers and their precocious son and falling in love with their gorgeous neighbour, Annie tries to figure out what she wants to do with her life
Arthur Christmas ( visu )
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,566 libraries worldwide
On Christmas at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission
The squid and the whale by Noah Baumbach( visu )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s
Primal fear by Gregory Hoblit( visu )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,489 libraries worldwide
A Chicago altar boy is accused of murdering the archbishop and a publicity hungry local attorney decides to defend him
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray( visu )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,423 libraries worldwide
As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
The exorcism of Emily Rose by Scott Derrickson( visu )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
In an extremely rare decision, the Catholic Church officially recognized the demonic possession of a 19 year-old college freshman. Told in terrifying flashbacks, it chronicles the haunting trial of the priest accused of negligence resulting in the death of the young girl believed to be possessed. Middle-aged single lawyer defends Father Moore, a priest on trial for the negligent homicide of a young girl named Emily Rose
The mothman prophecies by Mark Pellington( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
This story is based on events which occurred in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Distraught by the sudden, tragic death of his wife, a journalist finds himself mysteriously drawn to a small West Virginia town when his car inexplicably strands him. He soon learns that many of the town's residents have been beset by bizarre events, including sightings of an eerie "moth-like" entity, an entity similar to the one seen by his late wife
You can count on me by Kenneth Lonergan( visu )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,292 libraries worldwide
Sammy is a single mom living in a small Catskill town with her eight-year-old son. A lot happens all at once to Sammy as she, sort of, picks up with an old boyfriend, gets a new boss and her wayward brother finally shows up after months of no communication. A crisis of sorts ensues when the son meets his estranged father
The life of David Gale by Charles Randolph( visu )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,268 libraries worldwide
David Gale era un miembro activo de Deathwatch, un grupo activista en contra de la pena de muerte. Constance era una activista compañera de Deathwatch. Cuando se encuentra a Constance violada y asesinada, Gale es condenado del crimen. Ahora Gale espera la ejecución, y con menos que una semana antes su cita con la inyección fatal, Gale consiente en decir su historia a Bitsy, una periodista presuntuosa de una revista de noticias mayor. Cuando ella discute los hechos del asesinato con Gale, se le ocurre que los detalles simplemente no suman. Pronto un desconocido misterioso empieza a pasarle disimuladamente a ella evidencia que sugiere que a Gale se han tendido una trampa
The Laramie project by Moises Kaufman( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,189 libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play
The hidden staircase by Carolyn Keene( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Teenage detective nancy Drew uses her courage and powers of deduction to solve the mysterious happenings at the old mansion. 2 cassettes, 3 hours 12 minutes
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city ( visu )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Brought to life is San Francisco in the 1970's. The quirky lovelorn tenants of 28 Barbary Lane are following their fortunes and follies under the watchful eye of their maternal landlady. Intersecting lives, gleeful coincidences and innocent raunch are all part of the fun
 
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Alternative Names
Linney, Laura Legett
Languages
English (427)
German (12)
French (9)
Italian (8)
Spanish (8)
Multiple languages (3)
Chinese (2)
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