WorldCat Identities

Davis, Viola

Works: 6 works in 63 publications in 5 languages and 700 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Social problem films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film remakes  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Viola Davis
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

30 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mississippi during the 1960s: Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Blackhat by Michael Mann( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in 4 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Hacker vous plonge dans le monde de la cybercriminalité mondiale. Le hacking du Chicago Board of Trade provoque une réaction en chaîne dans le monde qui plombe les marchés boursiers internationaux. Le code informatique utilisé a été écrit par un pirate informatique qui purge actuellement une peine de prison... Ce dernier est donc libéré s'il accepte de collaborer avec le FBI et le gouvernement chinois pour démasquer le coupable de cette attaque informatique." (Source : jaquette)
The disappearance of Eleanor Rigby by Ned Benson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once happily married, Connor and Eleanor suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The film explores the couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone
Solaris by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When psychologist Chris Kelvin is asked to investigate the unexplained behavior of a small group of scientists aboard the space station Prometheus, he is shocked by what he finds upon his arrival. Kelvin discovers that his close friend, Gibarian, the mission's commander, has committed suicide. Also, he finds out that the two remaining scientists onboard are exhibiting signs of extreme stress and paranoia, seemingly caused by the results of their examination of the planet Solaris. Soon, Kelvin too becomes entrapped in the unique planet's mysteries. Solaris, somehow, presents him with a second chance at love and entreats him to change the course of a past relationship that has caused him overwhelming guilt and remorse. But can he really revisit the past and alter the course of events? Or is he fated to repeat its mistakes?
Derek Walcott : dramatist : creole drama for creole acting : critical essays, 2008 by Viola Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband leaves her for a younger woman, forty-five-year-old Adrienne Willis reconsiders her entire life, until a trip to Rodanthe in North Carolina's outer banks leads to an encounter with successful surgeon Paul Flanner
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Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.09 for Nights in ... to 0.55 for Derek Walc ...)