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Wiest, Dianne

Works: 331 works in 1,285 publications in 8 languages and 39,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Horror films  Vampire films  Romantic comedy films  Fiction 
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 )

85 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward - Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect - The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished with sharp shears of metal for hands - Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon lady took him home to live with her family - And so began Edward's fantastical adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia - Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder - RELIGIOUS EDUCATION - VID 236
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

77 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When city-boy Ren McCormick finds himself in an uptight Midwestern town where dancing has been banned, he revolts with best friend Willard and the minister's daughter to change everyone's mind
The birdcage by Mike Nichols( Visual )

55 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
The horse whisperer by Robert Redford( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,940 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 odd life of Timothy Green by Jennifer Garner( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,809 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
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eldest daughter of show-biz parents, Hannah is a devoted wife, loving mother, and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it. But when Hannah's perfect world is quietyly sabotaged by sibling rivalry, she finally begins to see that she's as lost as everyone else, and in order to find herself, she'll have to choose -- between the independence her family can't live with ... and the family she can't live without."--Container
Rabbit hole by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

42 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,784 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 Avery Pix (Firm)( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dawson is a developmentally disabled adult who has been singularly raising his daughter, Lucy, for all of her seven years. Sam provides a fun and loving environment for Lucy, but is soon becomes apparent that she is intellectually surpassing him. When it becomes apparent she is stunting her own growth, a social worker steps in, removing Lucy and placing her in foster care. Sam seeks the help of self-absorbed laywer, Rita Harrison, who only agreees to take on Sam's case free of charge, to save face with her colleagues. And so it begins: a battle of love versus ability, the individual againts an unbending system. In the center remains a father and daughter who just want to be together
Dan in real life by Peter Hedges( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Burns, a widower with three daughters, is a local newspaper advice columnist. As an expert on relationships, he should know what to do to have a problem-free life, but he struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent. His life becomes even more complicated when he attends a family gathering and inadvertently falls in love with his brother's new girlfriend, Marie
Sisters by Tina Fey( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's heartening to see energetic supporting players accommodated so generously in a vehicle otherwise decisively steered by its two smashing leads, whose ping-ponging chemistry doesn't drop for a minute."--Variety
The lost boys by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,207 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
Practical magic by Griffin Dunne( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wry, comic romantic tale about the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love
Parenthood by Ron Howard( Visual )

32 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buckmans are a modern family facing the age-old dilemma of trying to raise children the "right" way
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality
The 10th kingdom( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,101 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
The big year by David Frankel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Looking to shake up their routine lieves, 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 realise that the quest for success comes at a price - and that's not chicken feed!"--Container
Darling companion( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 953 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
Bullets over Broadway by Woody Allen( Visual )

39 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 880 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!
Little man Tate by Jodie Foster( Visual )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 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 )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look back at radio from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, focusing on an extended Jewish family, all avid radio listeners, and on a young woman who eventually succeeds as a radio gossip columnist
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FootlooseThe birdcageDan in real lifeThe lost boysSynecdoche, New YorkThe 10th kingdomLittle man Tate