WorldCat Identities

Renzi, Maggie

Works: 33 works in 156 publications in 6 languages and 8,839 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Independent films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  Musical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Maggie Renzi
Most widely held works by Maggie Renzi
The secret of Roan Inish by John Sayles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magical tale of a girl whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,137 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 )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miners in the town of Matewan, West Virginia, form an uneasy alliance with a union organiser, in a strike against crippling conditions and pay. With support enlisted from the Italian migrants and blacks imported as scab labour, their clash with "The Company" led to a bloody massacre and the birth of the union movement in Virginia
Passion fish by Mary Sayles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 743 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
Sunshine state by Jane Alexander( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a richly diverse town on a sleepy Florida island threatened by real estate developers
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 659 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
Honeydripper( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 573 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
Silver City by John Sayles( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 548 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
Men with guns = Los hombres armados by John Sayles( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 528 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
Girlfight by Karyn Kusama( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diana Guzman is always fighting, whether at home in the housing projects with her abusive dad or at high school. She finds a new outlet for her anger at her brother's boxing gym. With hard-core training from veteran boxing coach Hector, Diana learns she has the guts and talent to be a contender
Limbo by John Sayles( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 459 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 397 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
Lianna by John Sayles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 201 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 )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 173 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 )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 51 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
Blue Manhattan ; Brother from another planet( Visual )

in English and held by 11 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 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunshine state [ La tierra prometida = La costa del sole( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plantation Island, nella Florida del sud, è conosciuta anche come "la costa del sole" verso la quale, ogni estate, si dirigono frotte di turisti. Il turismo di massa, però, sta rapidamente cambiando il volto della cittadina e Mary Temple sta per cedere alla tentazione di vendere il suo albergo proprio quando la figlia decide di fare ritorno sull'isola. (Mymovies)
El Secreto de la Isla de las Focas by John Sayles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona se va a vivir a la costa oeste de Irlanda con sus abuelos. Desde su casa se divisa la lejana isla de las focas humanas. Fiona perdió a su hermano pequeño hace años pero se rumorea que el niño sigue vivo, navegando con su cuna en la isla. Fiona decide ir a buscar a su hermano
The Essential John Sayles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return of the Secaucus seven: A group of formerly politically active 1960s college friends decide to reunite for a weekend. The intricate dynamics of their relationships play out over the two days as feelings of love, jealousy and animosity are revealed and discussed over good food, theatre, alcohol and drugs, in a weekend of nostalgia and baby-boomer soul-searching. Lianna: Suppressed emotions, curiosity and a loveless marriage provide the catalysts for the story of Lianna, a wife and mother driven to re-examine her sexuality after confronting her cheating husband. She meets Ruth, who opens Lianna to new possibilities. Brother from another planet: The brother is a mute extraterrestrial seeking refuge from the atrocities of his home planet in the streets of harlem. He connects with Harlem's inhabitants, but drugs, financial inadequacy, alienation, racism and loneliness plague his existence in this allegory for Western racism
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