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Davis, Viola

Works: 10 works in 66 publications in 6 languages and 1,014 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Social problem films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Children's television programs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Viola Davis
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set against the backdrop of the 1960s American civil rights movement, based on the best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett. It is 1964 and racism is rife in Jackson, Mississippi. Skeeter (Emma Stone), the strong-willed daughter of a well-to-do family, returns to the town from college to take up a role at the local newspaper. However, working as a 'homemaker hints' columnist in the paper is by no means the extent of Skeeter's ambitions. Disturbed by the negative attitude of her friend, Hilly Holbrook (Bryce Dallas Howard), towards her house staff, Skeeter decides to write a book chronicling the experiences of the black maids who have spent much of their lives serving her and her contemporaries. Initially, the maids seem reluctant and suspicious. However, when the much-respected Aibileen (Viola Davis) comes forward to offer her story, the floodgates open and the women take the opportunity to make themselves heard
Sesame Street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's furry and friendly and red all over? It's Elmo! Everyone's favorite little red monster is back for the fourth installment of his best moments from Sesame Street. Chock full of over two hours of great stories, songs, and silliness, this collection is sure to thrill Elmo's biggest (and littlest) fans
Blackhat by Michael Mann( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in 4 languages and held by 167 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 34 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. 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
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

Corduroy Takes a Bow by Viola Davis( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrate 50 years of America's favorite teddy bear with a brand-new audiobook by Academy Award winner Viola Davis. When Lisa takes Corduroy to the theater for the very first time, it's so magnificent and exciting that he just can't help heading out on his own to explore. From the orchestra pit to the prop table to the dressing rooms, Corduroy sees it all. Could there be a place for Corduroy on stage, too? Fifty years after this lovable, inquisitive teddy bear was first introduced to readers, he's now the star of the show. Author Viola Davis uses her own experience as an Emmy, Tony, and Oscar Award-winning actress to imbue Corduroy's adventure with all the magic of the stage. A beautiful tale with a classic feel, Corduroy Takes a Bow is sure to spark an interest in theater in children of any age
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
Solaris by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 6 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?
Eat, pray, love ; Julie & Julia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Eat, pray, love, Liz Gilbert travels to Italy, India and Bali to discover meaning and happiness in this inspiring true story, based on the best-selling book
Grace & Glorie by Tom Ziegler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

At a time when each of them are facing difficult challenges in their lives, Grace and Glorie, two women as different as night and day, find themselves forging a very unlikely friendship. The touching and often humorous struggle that ensues as these two very different women try to understand one another develops into a deep and lasting friendship. And it is through their struggle that they learn the most about themselves- knowledge that makes peace with the past and gives hope to the future
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.09 for Nights in ... to 0.64 for Corduroy T ...)

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