Most widely held works about Gena Rowlands
Most widely held works by Gena Rowlands
The notebook ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,034 libraries worldwide
A wealthy & fiercely independent young woman falls for an impoverished & passionate young man.
Persepolis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 1,780 libraries worldwide
In 1970s Iran, Marjane "Marji" Satrapi watches events through her young eyes and her idealistic family. Their long dream is realized when the hated Shah is defeated in the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Now ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, Marji grows up to witness first hand how the new Iran has become a repressive tyranny on its own. With Marji dangerously refusing to remain silent at this injustice, her parents send her abroad to Vienna to study. This change proves an equally difficult trial for Marji as she finds herself in a different culture loaded with abrasive characters and profound disappointments that deeply trouble her. Even when she returns home, Marji finds that both she and her homeland have changed too much and the young woman and her loving family must decide where she truly belongs.
Paulie ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
When a little parrot with a big personality sets out to find the loving girl who raised him, he discovers his way with words has a way of landing him in big trouble.
A woman under the influence ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 910 libraries worldwide
A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself.
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories.
Hope floats ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Birdee Pruitt has a life most people would envy. But when her cheating husband reveals his infidelity to her on a national TV talk show, her perfect life comes crashing down. Devastated, Birdee and her young daughter head home to the small town she left behind. As mother and daughter struggle to adjust to their new lives, Birdee slowly gains the strength to open her heart and find hope again.
Night on earth ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 727 libraries worldwide
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death.
Hope floats ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Italian and English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
After a very sloppy and painful divorce, a woman who comes back to her home town in Smithville, Texas with her daughter, has to deal with the people in her town.
Taking lives ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
Illeana Scott is a special agent with the FBI, who has a strong record as a criminal profiler. Scott is called in by a former Quantico colleague to assist two Canadian police detectives, Paquette and Duval, who are on the trail of a serial killer who has been killing in and around Montreal for almost two decades. Art gallery owner James Costa saw the killer during an assault, and now finds himself working as a decoy for Scott. As Scott and Costa follow the killer's trail, they find themselves becoming attracted to one another, which is not a comfort to Scott.
Faces ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife.
Something to talk about ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 libraries worldwide
The story of Grace, a woman with a "picture-perfect life," whose reaction to the infidelities of her husband Eddie turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes.
The skeleton key ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real.
Rapunzel ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned in a lonely, high tower by a wicked Witch, Rapunzel lets down her lovely, long braids to let her prince visit her.
Tempest ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter.
Lonely are the brave ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and German and held by 531 libraries worldwide
After landing himself in jail trying to break out his friend, Jack Burns finds himself alone and on the run from the law. Leading the manhunt is Sheriff Morey Johnson, who must bring Burns to justice despite his own sympathy for the fugitive.
The Mighty ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
With his loving and supportive mother, 13-year-old Kevin moves in next door to another teen, Max. though both have problems that label them as outcasts, Kevin and Max discover that by proudly combining their strengths on uniting as one, they can overcome their individual limitations and triumph over any adversity. As the two set out on a series of courageous adventures, they find the mightiest treasure of all: friendship!
Opening night ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and German and held by 493 libraries worldwide
A Broadway actress who is unable to admit that she is aging must confront her personal and professional turmoils in order to make a part her own.
Broken English ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.
Another woman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 448 libraries worldwide
When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance.
Playing by heart ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Three couples representing different generations come together in unexpected and surprising ways.
Animated films Autobiographical films Bayous Comedy films Comedy films Criminal profilers Detectives Divorce Drama Emigration and immigration--Psychological aspects Fairy tales Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired First loves France France--Paris Historical films History Hospice nurses Iran Islamic fundamentalism Louisiana Love Man-woman relationships Marriage Motion pictures New York (State)--New York Nonfiction films Parrots Québec--Montréal Racism Revolution (Iran : 1979) Revolutionaries Romance films Satrapi, Marjane,--1969- Serial murderers Social classes Social history Texas Tourists United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Voodooism Young adults--Conduct of life Young women
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