Danes, Claire 1979-
Most widely held works about Claire Danes
Most widely held works by Claire Danes
Little women ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 2,310 libraries worldwide
Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her "little women" on her own. The daughters include: spirited Jo who longs for a career as a writer; beautiful and conservative older sister Meg; fragile Beth; and the romantic Amy. Through the years, as they become women, the sisters share their most cherished and painful moments of self-discovery as their mother's pride and strength guide them through questions of independence, romance and virtue.
The hours ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,151 libraries worldwide
In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it.
Temple Grandin ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,659 libraries worldwide
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle.
Princess Mononoke ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods.
Stardust ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power.
William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,540 libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach.
The family Stone ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Everett brings his fiancé Meredith home to meet his family for the Christmas holiday. It's an instant disaster when Everett's parents, Sybil and Kelly, agree with their gay, deaf son Thad, pot-smoking son Ben and daughters Amy and Susannah that Meredith is way too uptight to be welcomed into their family. Wanting to please Everett and get along with his family, Meredith recruits her sister Julie to help her thaw the Stone family cold front.
Terminator 3 rise of the machines ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
John Connor is a 20-something living on the streets as a common laborer. His mother has since died, and their earlier efforts did not stop the creation of SkyNet artificial intelligence network. As he will still become the leader of the human resistance, Connor is once again targeted by a Terminator sent from the future by SkyNet. This new Terminator, T-X, is a female and is more powerful than any of her predecessors. To protect Connor, the human resistance sends a new T-101 back from the future.
Evening ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,179 libraries worldwide
Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters. Constance is a content wife and mother. Nina is a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But her daughters wonder who Harris is and what is his relation to their mother? Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college, Lila Wittenborn. The bride-to-be is jittery, and turns to her maid of honor rather than her own mother for support. Ann stays close to her friend, yet is even closer to Lila's irrepressible brother Buddy. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever.
Les miserables ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
The story of Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean.
Shopgirl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
Ray Porter is a buttoned-down 50-something executive who reaches out to a much younger woman as his Los Angeles playmate. Mirabelle, a 20-something with a pile of promises, debt, and depression, fades away in a slow corner of Saks, while trying to sell unneeded formal gloves. She's a wisp of a person, with a cat who doesn't love her, and when she finds a suitor, it's Jeremy, a scruffy artist who babbles on about speakers. When the gentlemanly Porter calls, his appearance in her life begins to make her whole. It also immediately sets her up for sadness, because Ray thinks of Mirabella as a precious outlet for sex, while Mirabelle, very mistakenly, sees Ray as a potential lifelong mate.
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and French and held by 873 libraries worldwide
A modern adaptation of the classic love story, moved to the futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach.
Stage beauty ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself.
Les misérables ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Set in early 18th century France, Jean Valjean, a thief who has turned his life around as the result of an unexpected act of mercy, must overcome the machinations of scoundrels and the pursuit of Inspector Javert in order to protect the illegitimate daughter of a former employee.
Igby goes down ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Igby and his older brother, Oliver, are in the process of killing their terminally ill mother. His parents snipe at each other endlessly until his father tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental hospital. Igby grows into a rebellious youth, gets kicked out of several boarding schools and ends up in a military academy. As Igby gets drawn further into the mind games and hypocrisy of the adult world, his already jaded outlook grows even darker. Ultimately, though, Mimi's impending death draws him back into the family fold for unexpected revelations and realizations.
Home for the holidays ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance.
Brokedown palace ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 486 libraries worldwide
On vacation in a foreign land, best friends Alice and Darlene fall for the same mysterious man in this riveting thriller.
My so-called life. The complete series ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life.
Romeo + Juliet ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and German and held by 477 libraries worldwide
A modern retelling of the classic Shakespeare play, with the two families now being rival gangs.
The mod squad ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Three problem teens work undercover in the hip L.A. scene to avoid going to jail.
Action and adventure films Animal scientists Animated films Artificial intelligence Autistic people Biographical television programs California--Los Angeles Cattle--Handling Comedy films Cyborgs Drama England Families Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France France--Paris Friendship Grandin, Temple Historical television programs History Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Japan Kings and rulers Livestock--Handling Love Made-for-TV movies Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Mate selection Meteors Mothers and daughters New York (State)--New York Princes Romance films Romantic comedy films Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Stars--Mythology Television adaptations United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Witches Women Woolf, Virginia,--1882-1941
Danes, Claire Catherine, 1979-
Multiple languages (14)
No Linguistic content (4)