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Keener, Catherine

Overview
Works: 102 works in 633 publications in 5 languages and 38,232 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Folklore  Comedy films  Humor  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Catherine Keener
Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,596 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
Into the wild by Sean Penn ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, Christopher McCandless walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people, a fearless risk-taker who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature. Based on a true story
Capote by Bennett Miller ( Visual )
41 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,483 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 Holcomb, 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 convicted killers, 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
Being John Malkovich by Spike Jonze ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craig Schwartz is a struggling street puppeteer; in order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door ... a portal into the brain of John Malkovich! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip--He is John Malkovich! Then he's dumped onto the New Jersey turnpike. With his beautiful office mate Maxine and his pet-obsessed wife, they hatch a plan to let others into John's brain for just $200 a trip
Percy Jackson & the Olympians ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,153 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 interpreter by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,065 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 soloist by Steve Lopez ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
The Croods by Emma Stone ( Visual )
19 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on the 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 40 year old virgin by Judd Apatow ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,909 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
Captain Phillips ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years
Enough said by Julia Louis-Dreyfus ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,616 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
Friends with money by Nicole Holofcener ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,197 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 )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 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. His daughter, Olive, is growing up under questionable guidance. He's helplessly driving his marriage to actress Claire into the ground. His daughter, Ariel, is mentally handicapped. He steadily blurs the line between the world of the play and that of his own deteriorating reality. As he pushes the limits of his relationships, both personally and professionally, a change in creative direction arrives in Millicent Weems, a celebrated theater actress who may offer Caden the break he needs
Please give ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 996 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
A late quartet by Philip Seymour Hoffman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 965 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
Cyrus by Jay Duplass ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 914 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 )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 777 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
S1m0ne ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A star, perfect in every way but not real, hits the movie scene and mayhem ensues as the director/creator struggles to keep the truth behind the newest sensation away from the press
Hamlet 2 by Andrew Fleming ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his Tucson, AZ school's theater department is threatened to be cut, failed-actor-turned-high-school-drama-teacher Dana Marschz writes a play that he hopes will solve everything. He decides to write a sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Now, the drama department will stage one of the most politically incorrect musical extravaganzas ever seen. Dana and his class will put it all on the line for a night of conflict and controversial
Trust by David Schwimmer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young girl is assaulted by an older man she meets on the Internet, her family's bonds are ripped apart as her father searches across the country in an effort to track down her attacker and exact revenge
 
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Keener, Catherine Ann
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