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Scacchi, Greta

Overview
Works: 261 works in 1,152 publications in 10 languages and 22,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Romance television programs  Biographical films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Contributor, Artist, Author, int, Costume designer, Creator, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Greta Scacchi
 
Most widely held works by Greta Scacchi
Emma by Diarmuid Lawrence( Visual )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegée, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )

79 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

89 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
Broken trail by Walter Hill( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a horse drive to Wyoming, a man and his estranged nephew meet a man transporting five Chinese girls to a brothel; the next morning he is gone with the drovers' money, leaving the girls behind. The intended buyer sends a hired gun out to retrieve her property, as the cowboys try to keep the girls safe, and deliver the herd of horses
The odyssey by Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aided by the goddess Athena, warrior-king Odysseus braves the terrors and temptations of a fantastic array of creatures as his return from the Trojan War becomes a decade-long quest to reach his homeland and his faithful wife, Penelope
Beyond the sea by Kevin Spacey( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of American singer-songwriter Bobby Darin, one of the most popular musicians of the late 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s
Brideshead revisited by Matthew Goode( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the charming aristocrat Sebastian invites Charles Ryder to his family's estate, Charles becomes seduced by the opulent lifestyle of the Marchmain family, and by Julia, Sebastian's sister. As their romance deepens, repercussions follow, and Charles discovers that at Brideshead, love, money and power come at a price
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and more oppressive, she turns to Daniel for help-- only to discover his involvement with the young Jewish singer Mirah Lapidoth. Torn between his attraction to Gwendolen and his passion for Mirah and the plight of her people, Daniel is forced to look at his own mysterious past and find out who he really is-- and who he wants to be
Sense & sensibility( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Austen regrets: Approaching her fortieth birthday, Jane Austen appears happily unmarried. When asked by her young niece Fanny to help her vet potential husbands, Jane's confident composure is threatened as she finds herself looking back on her own potential suitors and the choices she has made. Based on the life and letters of Jane Austen
War & peace by Lily James( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Russia 1805. When we first meet Pierre, Natasha, and Andrei, their youthful ambition, despite their privileged circumstances, is to find meaning in their lives. Kind-hearted but awkward Pierre, the illegitimate son of Russia's richest man, wants to change the world for the better. The beautiful and spirited Natasha is searching for true love, while handsome and gallant Andrei, frustrated with the superficiality of society, seeks a higher purpose. At the same time Napoleon's army edges ever closer to Russia's borders. As everthing they thought they knew is thrown into question, Pierre, Andrei, and Natasha find themselves in a time when Russian lives are about to change forever"--Container
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Camille( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French courtesan with a passion for life and romance sacrifices her happiness to prove her love for a young man whose family disapproves of their relationship
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1970s, a woman travels to India to find the truth about her great-aunt, who left her British husband for an Indian prince in the 1930s
Persuasion by Jane Austen( Recording )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the personable Captain Wentworth reappears in Anne Elliot's life several years after she had been persuaded to break off their engagement, he makes no secret of his angry indignation but, as they come to know each other again, their feelings are rekindled. There are many obstacles in their path, however, amongst them Anne's egotistical, snobbish father, Sir Walter and his heir, the duplicitous Wiliam Elliot. Jane Austen's last completed novel sees her usual deft social comedy threaded with a more serious note. A love story of second chances and reconciliation, Janet Suzman expresses both wit and tenderness in this BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour reading
Country life by Michael Blakemore( Visual )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring fever runs wild when a snooty native son returns to his family farm in rural Australia and brings along his voluptous new wife
The Browning version by Mike Figgis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a student who inspires his brilliant yet beleaguered and unappreciated teacher. The brilliant but stern classics instructor at a posh prep school is forced out of his job and into the realization that he is despised in the classroom and at home. One student's act of kindness gives the proud academic the inspiration and courage to build his new life
Shattered( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disfigured amnesic struggles to reconstruct his life, and is haunted by nightmarish and erotic memories which lead him to a shocking and horrifying truth
The Hindenburg by Robert Wise( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 6th, 1937, the world's largest passenger airship was attempting to dock near Lakehurs, New Jersey when it suddenly erupted in flames and crashed to the ground. But what really caused the Hindenburg tragedy?
 
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Alternative Names
Gracco, Greta.

Gracco, Greta 1960-

Greta Scacchi actrice de cinéma

Greta Scacchi actrice uit Australië

Greta Scacchi aktorka włoska

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Greta Scacchi Italian-Australian actress

Greta Scacchi italienisch-australische Schauspielerin

Scacchi Gracco , Greta

Скакки, Грета

Գրետա Սկակկի

גרטה סקאקי

גרטה סקאקי שחקנית איטלקייה

غريتا سكاتشي

گرتا اسکاکی

그레타 스카치

グレタ・スカッキ

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