WorldCat Identities

Dukakis, Olympia

Overview
Works: 279 works in 796 publications in 5 languages and 28,644 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film sequels  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  History  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Interviewee, Performer, Author, Contributor, Artist, Other, Speaker, Producer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Olympia Dukakis
Mr. Holland's Opus by Michael Kamen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 2,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated composer comes to realize that his real passion is teaching, and that his legacy is not a truly memorable piece of music, but the generations of young people whose lives he affects
Steel magnolias by Luo si( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young diabetic's decision to have a baby may cost her life. This choice leaves her own mother torn between love and anger, while her loyal friends support her and try to deal with their own feelings
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

49 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-vistors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
The librarian( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noah Wyle reprises his role as Flynn Carsen, the nerdy yet precocious librarian, endeavors to find King Solomon's mines
Joan of Arc by Christian Duguay( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Joan of Arc, who at seventeen, led one of the greatest campaigns for freedom the world has ever witnessed
Look who's talking by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who has what it takes to make them both happy. But Mollie won't even consider James. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late in this baby's-eye view comedy
In the land of women( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devastated over his breakup with his girlfriend, Carter Webb leaves Los Angeles to stay with his ailing Grandmother in her suburban Detroit home. Across the street lives the Hardwicke family. As Carter struggles to reconcile his own inner conflicts, he is drawn into the pains and loves of the Hardwicke women. All the Hardwicke women, in their way, fall in love with Carter. Each woman, in her own way, helps Carter find his way back
Picture perfect by Glenn Gordon Caron( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is determined to turn her mid-level advertising job into an executive position and equally determined to snare Sam, the agency's ultra-suave Romeo who prefers illicit affairs with attached women. She achieves both goals by pretending she's getting married to Nick, a man she met at a wedding and barely knows. But her carefully constructed fictional life comes face to face with reality when her boss wants to meet Nick
Cloudburst( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella and Dot have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life's ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is legally blind. Dotty's prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot is a nursing home that will provide all the necessities. This forces Stella and Dot to make a bold decision: they will leave their hometown in Maine and make their way to Canada, where same-sex marriage is legal
Mighty Aphrodite by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a sportswriter tries to track down the mother of his adopted son, he discovers she is a prostitute and pornographic film star
Look who's talking too( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Mikey figures he's got it made after uniting his mother with the dad of his dreams. But instead of family bliss, Mikey gets the biggest surprise of his life- a baby sister
A century of women( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program looks at women's efforts to shape their own destinies and establish a system of justice for not only themselves, but for all Americans. Issues range from Margaret Sanger's crusade to provide all women a means of birth control to the Women's Liberation Movement. Includes comments from Erica Jong, Gloria Steinem, Grace Slick, Shere Hite, Barbara Boxer, and Joan Baez
Ask me again tomorrow : a life in progress by Olympia Dukakis( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The actress offers a straightforward discussion of her life and career, from the ethnic challenges she overcame to her work in such films as "Moonstruck" and "Tales of the City."
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.16 (from 0.10 for The librar ... to 0.99 for Intimate p ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The librarian
Alternative Names
Olympia Dukakis actrice américaine

Olympia Dukakis actriz estadounidense

Olympia Dukakis aktorka amerykańska

Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmacteur

Olympia Dukakis Amerikaans filmactrice

Olympia Dukakis attrice statunitense

Olympia Dukakis US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ολυμπία Δουκάκη

Олимпиа Дукакис АНУ-ын жүжигчин

Олимпия Дукакис

Олімпія Дукакіс

אולימפיה דוקאקיס

المپیا دوکاکیس بازیگر آمریکایی

أولمبيا دوكاكيس ممثلة أمريكية

ოლიმპია დუკაკისი

올림피아 듀카키스

올림피아 듀커키스

オリンピア・デュカキス

奧林匹亞·杜卡基斯

Languages
English (190)

German (13)

French (6)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Steel magnoliasThe librarianJoan of ArcLook who's talkingIn the land of womenLook who's talking tooA century of womenAsk me again tomorrow : a life in progress