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Wiest, Dianne

Works: 305 works in 845 publications in 6 languages and 35,215 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Fairy tales  History  Film remakes  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dianne Wiest
Most widely held works by Dianne Wiest
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton( Visual )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventor's sudden death leaves his greatest creation unfinished with sharp shears of metal for hands
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City-boy Ren McCormick finds he has been moved into an uptight Midwestern town where the local officials have banned dancing and rock 'n roll music. Ren revolts with his best friend Willard and the minister's daughter. A timeless struggle between innocent teenage pleasures and adults' need for rigid morality
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a rugged, down-to-earth Montana rancher with the ability to understand and care for troubled horses, who befriends a young woman who has suffered a terrible riding accident
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armand and Albert are a middle-aged gay couple who own and star at a gay nightclub in South Beach. When Armand's son announces his intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, the whole household is turned upside down for a family visit
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at three sisters and the relationship they have with one another, and with the men in their lives
The odd life of Timothy Green( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a childless couple buries a box with all of their wishes for an infant in their backyard, their wishes are granted. However, their child, Timothy Green, is not all that he appears
Rabbit hole by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis
I am Sam by New Line Home Video (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Un padre mentalmente discapacitado quien solicita la asesoría de un poderoso abogado para que lo ayude a recuperar la custodia de su hija". --Envase
Dan in real life by Peter Hedges( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Burns is a local newspaper advice columnist. He is a widower with three daughters. He brings the family to his parent's house for a family gathering. When Dan goes to a local bookstore, he meets Marie. When he gets home, he finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother Mitch. Dan's mother Nana announces that she met an old acquaintance of Dan's, Ruthie Draper and that she has set up a date between Dan and Ruthie. Dan refuses to go. Mitch suggests that they could make it a double date and Dan agrees. Ruthie turns out to be very hot, but Dan isn't really interested in her. When Marie indicates that Ruthie is not right for him, Dan feigns interest and starts dancing with Ruthie. Marie gets jealous and joins the floor with Mitch, leading to an upstaging contest between Dan and Marie
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buckmans are a modern family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right" way
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teen thinks his town of Santa Cruz is infested with vampires, and becomes convinced of it when his own brother starts turning into one
The big year( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking to shake up their routine lives, three amateur bird watchers compete to become the ultimate 'birder' by spotting the greatest number of species within a single calendar year. But the friendly rivalry soon turns into a hilariously complicated cross-country adventure as each man begins to realize that the quest for success comes at a price--and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling his life is going nowhere, theatrical director Caden Cotard starts a new play taking place in a mock-up of New York City in a Manhattan warehouse, and as he becomes more deeply immersed in his masterpiece, reality and the world of the play become blurred
The 10th kingdom( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the edge of the mortal world lies a mystical vortex leading to the Nine Kingdoms, a fantastic land where fairy tales are reinvented--and not with happily-ever-after endings. An evil queen has doomed Prince Wendell to life as a dog. His quest to recapture the throne leads him through a portal to the mythical Tenth Kingdom--Central Park! With the help of ordinary mortals Virginia and Tony, he battles evil in a parallel universe of trolls, goblins and fairy tale characters such as Snow White and Cinderella
Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and German and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Shayne is an idealistic young writer who'll do anything to get his first Broadway play off the ground -- even if it means teaming up with the mob!
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and German and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The witches of Eastwick: Three more witches yearn for Mr. Right in a New England town
Darling companion( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman who loves her dog more than her husband, then her husband loses the dog. She enlists the help of the few remaining guests and a mysterious woman in a frantic search
Little man Tate by Jodie Foster( Visual )

22 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Needleman se souvient de ses dix ans, de son quartier de Rockaway et de ses parents,juifs modestes et unis. Il se souvient surtout qu'à cette époque, c'était l'âge d'or de la radio. Il ne ratait aucun épisode de son émission préférée, " Le Vengeur masqué ", un feuilleton radiophonique peuplé d'aventures, d'action, de filles superbes et de méchants redoutables. Et tandis que Joe rêve, derrière le poste, des comédiens deviennent célèbres; d'autres tombent dans l'oubli. La nation se prépare quant à elle à entrer dans la guerre
Passengers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a plane crash, Claire, a young therapist, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. They share their recollections of the incident. Some say there was an explosion, but the airline claims it never happened. Claire becomes intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Despite her better judgment, Claire's professional relationship with Eric blossoms into a romance. Then the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences
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FootlooseThe birdcageDan in real lifeThe lost boysSynecdoche, New YorkThe 10th kingdomLittle man TatePassengers