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Roth, Ann 1931-

Works: 106 works in 206 publications in 2 languages and 28,347 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Historical films  History  War films  Fiction  Television mini-series 
Roles: Costume designer, Author, Recipient, csd, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Ann Roth
Most widely held works by Ann Roth
The Hours by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 2,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it
Julie & Julia by Nora Ephron( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Powell is a frustrated insurance worker who wants to be a writer. Trying to find a challenge in her life, she decides to cook her way through Julia Child's 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' in one year, and to blog about it. As Julie begins to find her groove as a cook, and her voice as a writer, the project takes on a life of its own. The project provides the struggling young woman with her life's purpose, to her very pleasant surprise. Julia Child has an amazing love affair with her dashing husband, Paul, all while embracing life and French food. Julie lovingly celebrates the life of one of American food's most influential and beloved figureheads
Signs by Mel Gibson( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, a five-hundred-foot crop circle is found on the farm of Graham Hess, the town's reverend. The circles cause a media frenzy and test Hess's faith as he journeys to find out the truth behind the crop circles
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama explores issues surrounding AIDS and homosexuality in the 1980s. Includes fictionalized material from the life of politician Roy Cohn as well as original fictional characters and plots
The girl on the train by Tate Taylor( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivian Bearing (Emma Thompson) es una prestigiosa profesora universitaria que imparte un curso de poesía anglosajona. Un día, le diagnostican un cáncer terminal y descubre que le queda poco tiempo de vida. A partir de ese momento, el amor y la compasión adquieren para ella un nuevo y dramático sentido
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
Rabbit hole by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,466 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
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En circunstancias normales, un atasco en hora pico en Nueva York no provocaría una reacción en cadena capaz de destrozar la vida de dos personas. Sin embargo, en este día en concreto, un pequeño choque convertirá a dos hombres en enemigos declarados. Gavin Banek (Ben Affleck) es un abogado de altos vuelos que intenta abrirse camino entre los coches para no llegar tarde a un juicio. En el carril de al lado se encuentra Doyle Gipson (Samuel L. Jackson), padre de dos niños, que también se dirige al tribunal donde un juez va a decidir si Doyle tiene derecho a ver a sus hijos. Aparentemente Banek y Gipson son hombres muy distintos: uno lucha por llegar a la cima en su trabajo y el otro lucha desesperadamente por salir del agujero en el que se encuentra. Pero un accidente sin importancia llevará a estos dos extraños al borde de la autodestrucción, y demostrará que la ira nos convierte a todos en iguales
Ricki and the Flash by Meryl Streep( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ricki, a guitar heroine who gives up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, now returns home to make things right with her family
Evening by Michael Cunningham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters. Constance is a content wife and mother. Nina is a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But her daughters wonder who is Harris and what is his relation to their mother? Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college, Lila Wittenborn. The bride-to-be is jittery, and turns to her maid of honor rather than her own mother for support. Ann stays close to her friend, yet is even closer to Lila's irrepressible brother Buddy. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildred Pierce is a happily married woman with two kids, living in the suburbs of sunny California. She secretly takes a job as a waitress so that she can pay for piano lessons and expensive clothes for her eldest daughter, Veda. Her growing financial independence permits her to open her own restaurant, and eventually a chain of eateries. She has divorced her intolerant first husband, and married well-connected Monte in order to get Veda into high society. Greedy, self-absorbed Veda is still ungrateful, and demands an even greater sacrifice of her mother. Eventually, Mildred finds herself ensnared in the world of police and suspicion when Monte is mysteriously murdered
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
Hair by Galt MacDermot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and German and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With exuberance, inventiveness and humor, Treat Williams and Beverly D'Angelo lead a cast of future stars in this film of one of Broadway's most popular musical phenomenons of all time
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York lawyer's fast-track rise is brought to a dead stop when a single gunshot leaves him incapacitated and with no memory of his previous lifestyle. Faced with starting over, he must learn the hard truth about a total stranger ... himself
Blow out by Brian De Palma( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is a movie sound-effects man who believes he has accidentally recorded a political assassination. He enlists the help of Sally, a possible eyewitness to the crime who may be in danger herself, to uncover the truth. With its jolting stylistic flourishes, intricate plot, profoundly felt characterizations, and gritty evocation of early-1980s Philadelphia, this is an American paranoia thriller unlike any other, as well as a devilish reflection on the act of moviemaking
The day of the locust by John Schlesinger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and German and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nathanael West's novel about Hollywood decadence in the late '30s is a brilliant piece of filmmaking. A deeply insightful work that is powerful in its presentation, staggering in its vision. Director John Schlesinger is masterful in creating a world of platinum blondes, cockfights, glamour and broken dreams. And throughout, he plays on the edge of sexual and physical danger which finally erupts in the shocking climax. Oscar? nominations went to Burgess Meredith and cinematographer Conrad Hall
The mambo kings by Arnold B Glimcher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musician brothers, Cesar and Nestor, leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, with the hopes of making it to the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother who serves as the business manager and is a consumate ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. This is an unrated version of the film, with one restored scene
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicole Kidman (Academy Award? Winner - Best Actress, THE HOURS, 2002) stars with Academy Award(R) winner Renee Zellweger (Best Supporting Actress, COLD MOUNTAIN, 2003) and Academy Award? nominee Jude Law (Best Actor, COLD MOUNTAIN). At the dawn of the Civil War, the men of Cold Mountain, North Carolina, rush to join the Confederate army. Ada (Kidman) has vowed to wait for Inman (Law), but as the war drags on and letters go unanswered, she must find the will to survive. At war's end, hearts will be dashed, dreams fulfilled, and the strength of the human spirit tested ... but not broken! Directed by Academy Award? winner Anthony Minghella (Best Director, THE ENGLISH PATIENT, 1996)
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Ann Roth Amerikaans kostuumontwerpster

Ann Roth amerikanische Kostümbildnerin

Ann Roth amerykańska projektantka kostiumów filmowych

Ann Roth costumista statunitense

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Julie & JuliaRegarding HenryThe day of the locustThe mambo kings