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Renzi, Maggie

Overview
Works: 43 works in 230 publications in 6 languages and 9,219 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Independent films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Drama  Science fiction films  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Maggie Renzi
 
Most widely held works by Maggie Renzi
The secret of Roan Inish by John Sayles( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Irish girl longs for the good old days she often hears about, back when the family lived on Roan Inish and had plenty to eat, and back before her younger brother so mysteriously disappeared
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of a human skull in the Texas desert, starts Sheriff Sam Deeds on the trail to solve a forty-five-old mystery. Deeds' investigation implicates many in the town, both alive and dead ... but most surprisingly of all, his own father, who was a legendary lawman and prominent figure in the town's history. A tale of corruption, intrigue and forbidden love
Matewan by John Sayles( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A labor leader seeking to organize the workers of a company town sets off a powderkeg of racial hostility, corruption and betrayal in this tale of the bitter clash between unionist miners and the tyrannical coal company owners in West Virginia in the 1920's
Sunshine state( Visual )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and Multiple languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a richly diverse town on a sleepy Florida island threatened by real estate developers
Passion fish by Mary Sayles( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an auto accident leaves her paralyzed, ex-soap opera star May-Alice Culhane returns to her now-empty family home in the bayous of Louisiana where she proceeds to drive away a succession of nurses-- until Chantelle. May-Alice and Chantelle form an unlikely friendship, and explore the bayou, as well as the murkier aspects of men, romance, and family
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth--in Harlem--and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?"--Container
Girlfight by Karyn Kusama( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana Guzman is a troubled Brooklyn girl on the brink of womanhood. Sent to pick up her brother froma gym, she discovers boxing and begins to train in secret. Soon she is competing against other featherweights and gaining momentum as a true contender
Honeydripper by John Sayles( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s rural Alabama, Tyrone "Pine Top" Purvis, the owner of the Honeydripper Lounge, is deep in debt fighting a rival club's popularity. Desperate to stay open, Tyrone decides to bet on famous talent, laying off his regular performers and giving his last cash to bring in the popular Guitar Sam, for a one-night-only gig. But when the train arrives and Guitar Sam is nowhere to be found, Tyrone finds himself facing even longer odds yet
Men with guns = Los hombres armados by John Sayles( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly physician who trains young people to provide health care to the poor people of an agricultural country finds out that many of his former students are being killed by guerillas. He travels to a mountainous area of the country to find out why these men with guns are killing anyone they want
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
Limbo by John Sayles( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story revolves around Joe Gastineau, a fisherman traumatized by an accident at sea years before, singer Donna de Angelo, and her teenage daughter Noelle who come into Joe's life. When Joe's fast-talking half-brother Bobby returns to town and asks Joe for a favor, the lives of the characters are changed forever
Return of the Secaucus seven by John Sayles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were children of the late 60's and early 70's, the college radicals of the tumultuous Vietnam era. Just what has become of them 10 years later is examined in this absorbing film. Ten years earlier, seven friends were arrested in Secaucus, N.J., while on route to a war protest in Washington. In this story, the seven reunite for a weekend to share fond memories of the past and fears about the present as they approach the age of thirty
Matewan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written and directed by John Sayles, this wrenching historical drama recounts the true story of a West Virginia coal town where the local miners' struggle to form a union rose to the pitch of all-out war in 1920. When Matewan's miners go on strike, organizer Joe Kenehan (Chris Cooper, in his film debut), arrives to help them, uniting workers white and black, Appalachia-born and immigrant, while urging patience in the face of the coal company's violent provocations. With a crackerjack ensemble cast--including James Earl Jones, David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, and Will Oldham--and Oscar-nominated cinematography by Haskell Wexler, Matewan taps into a rich vein of Americana with painstaking attention to local texture, issuing an impassioned cry for justice that still resounds today"--Container
Lianna by John Sayles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this moving and compassionate film Sayles presents a sympathetic, realistic portrait of Lianna, a young wife and mother who leaves her husband for another woman and embarks on a turbulent journey of self-discovery. Lianna must face the anger and confusion of her husband as well as the raised eyebrows of her community. But when her new lover also rejects her, she faces the most difficult task of all: she must learn to love herself."--Container
City of hope by John Sayles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest politician and the son of a corrupt contractor find their lives intersecting in surprising ways with the powerful and the powerless of a decaying East Coast city in this portrait of the corruption, bigotry and violence in urban America
Amigo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla fighters. But Rafael's brother is the head of the local guerillas, and considers anyone who cooperates with the Americans to be a traitor. Rafael quickly finds himself forced to make the impossible, potentially deadly decisions faced by ordinary civilians in an occupied country"--Container
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
The secret of Roan Inish : (Island of the seals) by John Sayles( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical tale of a girl whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life
Blue Manhattan ; Brother from another planet( Visual )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue Manhattan: "A Vietnam vet films, 'Peeping Tom' style, the people in the apartment across the street. His obsession leads him to carry out a bizarre act of urban terrorism"--Container
El Pez de la pasión( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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