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Clarkson, Patricia

Overview
Works: 237 works in 750 publications in 6 languages and 45,061 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Prison films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Patricia Clarkson
 
Most widely held works by Patricia Clarkson
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney ( Visual )
52 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 3,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee
Miracle ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the most famous team in the history of American sports: the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. Follow from the team's selection process to the ultimate victory over Finland for the gold. Celebrates American patriotism at its best
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
Shutter Island by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go
Vicky Cristina Barcelona by Woody Allen ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vicky is a smart, sensible brunette. Cristina is an amorous, freethinking blonde. They've just arrived in Barcelona, where they will be spending the summer. Sultry Spanish painter Juan Antonio introduces himself and immediately offers to whisk them away for a weekend of sightseeing and threesomes. But there is an ex-wife, who soon appears. Maria Elena is wildly beautiful, wildly brilliant, wildly moody, and wildly wild. There is wine, melancholy music, soulful talk of art and emotions and tales tempestuous relationships. The city is magnificent, and everybody finishes the summer a little wiser and with a lifetime of memories. What more could you ask?
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features
No reservations by Scott Hicks ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Master chef Kate Armstrong is a perfectionist who leads a regimented life, while running the kitchen of an exclusive restaurant. She revels in the sense of power and control her career affords. When Kate's sister is killed in an automobile accident, her 9-year old niece Zoe comes to live with Kate. Kate's life is turned completely upside down and she is suddenly forced to split her focus between work and family. Nick Palmer is the newly hired, fun-loving, opera-singing sous chef, whom Kate perceives as a serious rival. She then begins an impassioned struggle to rein in Nick's exuberance and maintain control over her kitchen staff. Even as they clash, Kate is drawn toward Nick, eventually coming to the realization that Nick offers something that she needs both in her restaurant kitchen and her new life with Zoe
Lars and the real girl ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lars is a sweet but shy guy who has a hard time talking with his family, coworkers, and neighbors. Although his family fears the worst when Lars brings home a life-sized companion doll who he thinks is a real girlfriend, named Bianca, a doctor encourages them to play along with him so that he can work through his delusions. The whole community rallies to his support, and Lars begins to deal with all of his emotions. He even begins to develop feelings for Margo, an attractive co-worker, in what becomes "a hilariously unique love triangle."
Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until he is magically transported into the untamed jungles of Jumanji! There he remains for 26 years until he is freed from the game's spell by two unsuspecting children. Now a grown man, Alan tries to outwit the game's powerful forces
Easy A ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in 'The Scarlet Letter, ' which she is currently studying in school. Hoping to become popular, she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing
Friends with benefits ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While trying to avoid the cliches of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications
One day by David Nicholls ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After one day together -- July 15th, 1988, their college graduation -- Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess) begin a friendship that lasts a lifetime. She's a working-class girl who dreams of making the world a better place. He's a wealthy charmer who thinks the world is his playground. Somewhere over the next two decades, these two very different people realize that the love they've been hoping for has been there for them all along"--Container
Prohibition by Ken Burns ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight
All the king's men by Steven Zaillian ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are several differences between this film and the 1949 film adaptation. Most notably, this film occurs in Louisiana during the 1950s, whereas the 1949 film occurs in an unnamed Southern state during the Great Depression
The station agent by Thomas McCarthy ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man inherits a train station in rural New Jersey and moves there for a life of quiet solitude. He soon finds friendships and a sense of belonging that he never expected, and never thought he wanted
Pieces of April ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Family outcast April lives in a beat-up apartment in New York's Lower East Side with her boyfriend, Bobby. In order to spend some time with her dying mother, April invites her conservative suburban family to her place for a Thanksgiving feast. While she frantically tries to complete the meal, the family drives in from Pennsylvania sharing less-than-pleasant opinions about April's lifestyle. Her dad tries to think positively, while sister Beth flaunts her good-girl status and brother Timmy captures it all on film
The green mile by Stephen King ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A death row inmate in a Southern prison possesses the unusual gift of healing. A guard discovers the inmate's miraculous power and begins to question the man's guilt
Dogville by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
Whatever works by Woody Allen ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boris Yellnikoff is a lifelong New York resident who attempts to impress his ideologies of religion, relationships, and the randomness of existence onto anyone who will listen. But when he begrudgingly allows Melodie St. Ann Celestine, a naìˆve Mississippi runaway, to live in his apartment, his reclusive rages give way to an unlikely friendship and Boris begins to mold the impressionable young girl's worldly views to match his own. When it comes to love, 'whatever works' is his motto, but his already perplexed life complicates itself further when Melodie's parents eventually track her down
The dead pool by Buddy Van Horn ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target
 
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Alternative Names
Clarkson, Petty 1959-
Languages
English (270)
German (22)
French (10)
Spanish (9)
Catalan (2)
Italian (1)
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