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Keener, Catherine

Works: 211 works in 1,369 publications in 11 languages and 50,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Biographical films  Children's films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Animated films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Narrator, Contributor, Performer, Editor, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Catherine Keener
Most widely held works by Catherine Keener
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

58 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max has an active imagination, who will throw a fit if others don't go along with what he wants. Following an incident with his sister Claire and her friends, Max throws a tantrum when his mother pays more attention to her boyfriend than to him - runs away from home. Wearing his wolf costume at the time, Max not only runs away physically, but runs toward a world in his imagination. This world, an ocean away, is inhabited by large wild beasts, including Carol who has the same temperament as Max. Instead of eating Max like they normally would with creatures of his type, the wild things befriend Max after he proclaims himself a king who can magically solve all their problems
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

82 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Halcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the prisoners, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
Into the Wild by Sean Penn( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the true story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who left his middle class existence to live in the Alaskan wilderness. Giving up his home, family, and all possessions bar the few he carries on his back, McCandless (Emile Hirsch) embarks on a journey through America. His ultimate goal is to reach the wilds of Alaska, to spend time with untamed nature, away from the obligations and relationships of the modern world. Penn proves himself to be a formidable directorial talent
Captain Phillips by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

29 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze( Visual )

90 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling street puppeteer takes a job to make some money. One day he accidentally discovers a door, a portal into the brain of John Malkovich (played by John Malkovich). For 15 minutes he experiences the ultimate head trip--he is being John Malkovich
Percy Jackson & the Olympians : the lightning thief by Percy Jackson( Visual )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager, he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt, the most powerful weapon ever created! With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war among the gods that could destroy our world!
The Croods by Emma Stone( Visual )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures, and their outlook is changed forever
The soloist by Stanley Fowler Wright( Visual )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives"--Container
The interpreter by Karen Holmes( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In one of the hidden corridors of power at United Nations headquarters, translator Silvia Broome (Kidman) overhears a potentially explosive secret about a planned assassination attempt. But when federal agent Tobin Keller (Penn) investigates her claim and digs deeper into Silvia's dangerous past, he begins to question whether she is a victim - or a suspect"--Container
The 40 year old virgin by Judd Apatow( Visual )

44 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

40-year-old Andy Stitzer has a cushy job stamping invoices at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment that includes a collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, a nice attitude. But at 40, Andy is still a virgin. His friends think he's a bit of an oddball, but they consider it their duty to help Andy out of his dire situation and decide to go to great lengths to help him. But nothing proves effective enough to lure their friend out of lifelong chastity until he meets Trish, a 40-year-old mother of three. Andy's friends are excited by the possibility that "it" may finally happen, that is until they hear that Andy and Trish have begun their relationship based on a mutual no-sex policy
Get out by Jordan Peele( Visual )

21 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears
Enough said by Julia Louis-Dreyfus( Visual )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorced mom Eva may be falling for Albert, a sweet, funny, like-minded divorced man. But as their relationship blossoms, Eva befriends Marianne, who's always complaining about her ex-husband. When Eva realizes that Albert is the target of Marianne's rants, she begins to question her own perceptions about first impressions and second chances
Begin again by John Carney( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British songwriter Gretta is adrift in Manhattan after getting dumped by her philandering rock star boyfriend. While playing at an open mic night at a local bar, she is discovered by struggling music producer Dan. Sensing her songwriting potential, Dan pushes Gretta to sign with him and record an ambitious outdoors album all across the city
God grew tired of us( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the plight of young, male Sudanese refugees, known as "lost boys," being displaced to foreign countries due to civil war in their homeland. The film tells the story of three of the lost boys who struggled to come to the United States for a better life, while still attempting to assist the family and friends they have left behind
Friends with money by Nicole Holofcener( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,236 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
Synecdoche, New York by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. Determined to create a piece of brutal realism and honesty, he gathers an ensemble cast into a warehouse in Manhattan's theater district. He instructs each to live out their constructed lives in a small mockup of the city outside. As the city inside the warehouse grows, Caden's own life veers wildly off track. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twenty-five years together, the members of a world-renowned string quartet learn that their beloved cellist may soon be forced to retire. Competing egos, harbored resentment, and irrepressible lust threaten to derail the group as they struggle to maintain harmony in their music and their lives
Please give by Nicole Holofcener( Visual )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate has a lot on her mind. There's the ethics problem of buying furniture at estate sales and marking it up at her Manhattan store. There's the materialism problem of not wanting her teenage daughter to want the expensive things that she wants. There's the marriage problem of sharing a partnership in parenting, business, and life with husband Alex but sensing doubt nibbling at the foundations. And worst of all are the neighbors, cranky, old Andra and the two granddaughters who look after her
Cyrus by Jay Duplass( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and French and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quirky, hilarious story about love, family and cutting the cord. Not-so-recently divorced John thinks he's finally found the perfect woman when he meets the sweet and sexy Molly. There's just one problem, Molly's son Cyrus clings to his mom like lint on a T-shirt, and he's not about to let another man come between them. It's one hysterically awkward moment after another as John and Cyrus fight for the right to be Molly's #1 man
What just happened by Barry Levinson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben is an overburdened movie producer. He tries to balance his life and has to contend with the never-ending demands of 2 ex-wives, his ice-queen studio head, and a menagerie of various Hollywood prima donnas. Ben manages to take it all in stride. He copes by exuding a smoothly assuring demeanor. The only thing that really seems to upset Ben is when he discovers that his ex-wife sleeps with one of his colleagues
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CapoteThe interpreterThe 40 year old virginFriends with moneySynecdoche, New York