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Place, Mary Kay

Overview
Works: 382 works in 646 publications in 7 languages and 21,437 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Science fiction films  Legal films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Author, Musician, Other, Vocalist, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Kay Place
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling street puppeteer takes a job to make some money. One day he accidentally discovers a door, a portal into the brain of John Malkovich (played by John Malkovich). For 15 minutes he experiences the ultimate head trip--he is being John Malkovich
The big chill by Lawrence Kasdan( Visual )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven college housemates from the 1960s who have drifted apart, reunite at the funeral of a friend. Having entered adulthood as non-conformists, most now belong to the establishment. Stunned by the death of their peer, sensing their own mortality and the loss of their innocence, each takes the opportunity to reevaluate his or her life and re-establish their bond
Sweet home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd (Musical group)( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie is a successful New York fashion designer who is dating a wealthy socialite. One day he pops the big question and asks Melanie to marry him. Despite her polished uptown image, Melanie grew up poor in the deep South, and as a teenager she married her high school sweetheart. Now Melanie returns to her hometown to tell her parents the news and convince Jake to grant her a divorce. However, the more time she spends with her old flame, the more she feels sparks flying between them again, while she also learns her Eastern affectations don't fly with everyone back home
It's complicated by Nancy Meyers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious look at marriage, divorce, and everything in between. With a thriving Santa Barbara bakery, a new romance heating up, and her divorce finally behind her, Jane Adler has her life all figured out, until she finds herself trapped between the perfect new beau and her philandering ex-husband who's determined to win her back. When opposites attract all over again, will love be sweeter the second time around? It's complicated
City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the residents of the underground City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights and quiet contentment. But when the City's massive power generator begins to fail, the streetlamps fade - along with the hopes of the townspeople. Now it will be up to two courageous teenagers to follow a trail of clues left by the ancient builders to find the way out of Ember before their world is plunged into complete darkness
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out
I'll see you in my dreams( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter
Private Benjamin by Xi fu( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pampered, spoiled upper-middle class widow joins the army. The army will never be the same
Smashed by James Ponsoldt( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and Charlie are a young married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of music, laughter and drinking--especially the drinking. When Kate's drinking leads her to dangerous places and her job as a school teacher is put into jeopardy, she decides to join AA and get sober. Her new lifestyle calls into question whether or not her relationship with Charlie is built on love, or just a boozy diversion from adulthood
Nine lives by Rodrigo García( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine women each face a different situation in their lives. Among the stories told by director Rodrigo Garcia are a female inmate waiting for her children's visit, a woman facing cancer surgery, and a woman reuniting with an old flame at the supermarket
Miss Meadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Meadows is a schoolteacher with impeccable manners and grace. However, underneath the candy-sweet exterior hides a ruthless gun-toting vigilante who takes it upon herself to right the wrongs in the world by whatever means necessary. For Miss Meadows, bad behavior is simply unforgiveable
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Smooth Talk by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifteen-year-old Connie Wyatt (Laura Dern) may be too young to drive, but she's already driving the boys crazy. Her suspicious mother (Mary Kay Place) wants to keep her safely at home, but free-spirited Connie would rather while away the languid summer days hanging out with her friends and flirting with boys at the local burger stand. But when she flirts with an older, handsome and predatory stranger (Treat Williams), she isn't prepared for the frightening and traumatic consequences."--Publisher description
Lonesome Jim by Steve Buscemi( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim is a young man who, after deciding he can't make it on his own, moves back to his hometown in Indiana, under his parents' roof. He's saved from his family's dysfunction by a local woman and her son, who sees him as a father figure
New York, New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time Square se encuentra lleno de gente. Es el día de la victoria y el júbilo se ha desbordado, Jimmy Doyle, un experto saxofonista sin empleo, se abre paso entre la gente del hotel Baltimore. Buscando algún compañero del ejército, se fija en Francine Evans. Esta no le hace caso, pero su amiga Ellen comienza a hablar con él. Al día siguiente, cuando abandona el hotel, ve a Francine esperando a Ellen y juntos acuden a Palm Beach donde el músico tiene una audición. Francine se pone a cantar, impresionando al empresario, que contrata a los dos. No obstante, el agente de la chica tiene otros planes para ella
The safety of objects by Rose Troche( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once an up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Paul Gold now lies in a coma. He is attentively nursed by his mother Esther, who dotes on her son to the point that her husband and daughter, Julie, feel very left out. Meanwhile, Jim Train is a workaholic lawyer who is closer to his tortes than to his spouse Susan. Their son Jake has taken a morbid fascination with his sister's baby doll. At the same time, Paul's former lover Annette Jennings is trying to pull her life and her family back together after a particularly brutal divorce
Latter days( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handsome Aaron, a Mormon missionary, travels door-to-door in Los Angeles spreading the word of his religion. Christian, a cute West Hollywood party boy, goes from man-to-man without much commitment. Opposites soon attract when Aaron and Christian meet, and sparks begin to fly
Friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of six twenty-something friends living in New York City
My first mister( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wickedly perceptive comedy about the life-altering, emotional armor-piercing friendship between a lonely 17-year-old rebel looking for a job and a conservative, middle-aged salesman
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mass murders, kidnappings and a flasher may be troubling to the residents of Fernwood, Ohio. But pigtailed, gingham-frocked housewife Mary Hartman has a much more serious problem: waxy buildup on her kitchen floor. And while her husband Tom struggles in the bedroom and her best friend, country singer Loretta Haggers, struggles to make it big in Nashville, Mary teeters closer to the edge, desperate to save her marriage, keep her family together and give her kitchen floor a proper shine
 
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Nine lives
Alternative Names
Mary Kay Place actrice américaine

Mary Kay Place actriz estadounidense

Mary Kay Place Amerikaans actrice

Mary Kay Place amerikansk sångare och skådespelare

Mary Kay Place amerikansk sanger og skuespiller

Mary Kay Place amerikansk songar og skodespelar

Mary Kay Place attrice statunitense

Mary Kay Place US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Mary Kay Place yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Mary Kay Presta

Meri Kej Plejs

Мери Кей Плейс

Мери Кеј Плејс

Мэри Кей Плейс американская актриса

Մերի Քեյ Փլեյս

ماري كاي بلايس ممثلة أمريكية

مری کی پلیس بازیگر و خواننده آمریکایی

메리 케이 플레이스

メアリー・ケイ・プレイス

梅莉·凱伊·普雷斯

瑪莉·凱·普雷絲

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