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McDormand, Frances

Works: 304 works in 1,161 publications in 9 languages and 44,531 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Humor  History  Comedy films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Recipient, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Frances McDormand
Fargo by Joel Coen ( Visual )
156 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
North country by Charlize Theron ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other women will join her case for fear that things will only get worse. A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit
Something's gotta give by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged womanizer falls in love with the mother of his latest youthful conquest, greatly complicating the lives of all involved
Almost famous ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the opportunity of a lifetime when teenage reporter William Miller lands an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine. Despite the objections of his protective mother, William hits the road with an up-and-coming rock band and finds there's a lot more to write home about than the music
Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This family comedy is based on the stories by Ludwig Bemelmans about the smallest of twelve Parisian schoolgirls
Burn after reading by Joel Coen ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one forsees
Transformers, dark of the moon by Shia LaBeouf ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Amy Adams ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
Promised land by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Corporate salesman Steve Butler has been dispatched to the rural town of McKinley with his sales partner to offer much-needed relief to the economically hard-hit residents in exchange for drilling rights to their properties. As they grapple with a surprising array of both open hearts and closed doors, the outsiders soon discover the strength of an American small town at a crossroads
Blood simple by Joel Coen ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jealous husband hires a detective to murder his wife and her lover
Lone star by John Sayles ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen ( Visual )
42 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
Wonder boys by Curtis Hanson ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During a single weekend, college professor and writer Grady Tripp scrambles to gather together a life that has suddenly reeled out of control. Along for the ride are his gifted but troubled student, his eccentric editor, the married chancellor of his university who is pregnant with his child, and his sultry student boarder
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Mississippi in 1964, this is a fictionalized version of the case of the murder of three young civil rights workers, the FBI's attempts to find the missing boys and the clash between the authorities and the locals in a Klan-dominated town
Madagascar 3 : Europe's most wanted by Ben Stiller ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria and the whole crew join the circus to escape Captain Dubois of Animal Control
Friends with money by Nicole Holofcener ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of four best friends whose comfortable lives are thrown off balance as the realities of middle age set in
The botany of desire ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how human desires are an essential, intricate part of natural history. The program will explore the natural history of four plants -the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato - and the corresponding human desires - sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control. This two-hour documentary begins in Michael Pollan's garden, and roams the world, from the fields of Iowa to the apple forests of Kazakhstan, from a medical marijuana hot house to the tulip markets of Amsterdam
City by the sea by Michael Caton-Jones ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arresting killers is Manhattan detective LaMarca's job. This time is different, the fugitive suspect LaMarca is tracking ends up being his own son. LaMarca must bring the accused to justice. But as a father, he must put his job on the line to find a way to save his own son
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