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Toussaint, Lorraine 1960-

Works: 68 works in 154 publications in 2 languages and 7,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lorraine Toussaint
Most widely held works by Lorraine Toussaint
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay's "Selma" tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history."--Written by Miss W J Mcdermott on
Fortunate son by Walter Mosley( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric and Tommy despite their differences are as close as two humans can be, after tragedy rips their makeshift family apart, the lives of these boys split. In a powerful story of modern-day resilience and redemption, Tommy and Eric forge their separate ways in the world, each confronting his own challenges
If These Walls Could Talk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy of stories set in the same house--with different occupants and spanning over 40 years--examines three women, the common crisis of an unexpected pregnancy, and the wrenching decision to have an abortion. In 1952, abortion is illegal. A widowed nurse deals with her unexpected pregnancy by taking drastic measures to obtain one. In 1974, a happily married woman, the mother of four children, discovers that she is pregnant again. Now she must choose between losing her lifelong dream and terminating her pregnancy. In 1996, a Catholic college student finds herself pregnant as the result of an affair with a professor. She decides on an abortion, but does not realize what it means to go through with one, while society rends itself asunder with violent protest
Middle of nowhere( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devoted wife Ruby drops out of medical school after her husband Derek receives an eight-year prison sentence, and struggles to find the courage to remain faithful and supportive as the demands of being a prison wife weigh heavily on her shoulders
America's dream by Paris Barclay( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Long black song," a hard-working farmer invests what little he has in a gift for his wife, while back home, she falls for the advances of a traveling salesman. A small-town principal risks his career to defend a young boy's image of a black Christ painted for a state-wide competition in "The boy who painted Christ black." A jazz-joint piano player in "The Reunion" comes to terms with prejudices that have haunted her since childhood, when she is confronted by the source of her pain
NightJohn by Gary Paulsen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young slave girl and the man who, at great risk to each other, teaches her to read, opening up a whole new world for her
Saving Grace( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Hanadarko is a top-notch, hard-edged police detective who is certainly no angel, but she has one on her shoulder. She is fiercely dedicated to her job which belies her self-desctructive lifestyle. Taking on kidnappings, homicides, and the dark specter of the Oklahoma City bombing, Grace receives celestial guidance from a gruff guardian angel who may be her last chance for salvation. Meanwhile, Ham, Grace's partner and sometime lover, faces a staggering crisis that threatens his job, relationships, and his life
Sophie and the rising sun( Visual )

6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the autumn of 1941 in Salty Creek, a willowy fishing village in South Carolina, the film tells the compelling story of two interracial lovers, Sophie, an artist who also fishes and sells crabs to the townfolk, the other an Asian gentleman, swept up in the tides of history
Love beats rhymes by Hana Mae Lee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When struggling rapper Coco enrolls in a poetry class, she thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon. Instead, Dixon challenges Coco to seek real meaning in her lyrics, setting her on a journey of discovery that takes her through rap clubs and poetry slams, leading her to find her true voice, and true love, in this up lifting love story
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Their eyes were watching God (ca. 113 min.): A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
This far by faith : [stories from the African American religious experience] by Juan Williams( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America's struggle, rise, and triumph from slavery to equal rights for all is a living testament to the power of deep, personal faith for Americans of all colors. The black experience in America is defined by a religious faith and the power it offered to people viewed as powerless, even less than human, until the flame of faith showed them that they were equal members of God's family. That everlasting faith in God and trust in God's justice remains central to the concept of democracy and one nation under God that all Americans value"--Container
Breaking in by Bill Forsyth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Low-key, off-center comedy about an aging safecracker who takes on a young protégé who's got a lot to learn about life, as well as his new profession
Dangerous minds by John N Smith( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ex-Marine becomes a high school teacher, she is assigned to a tough class of inner-city teenagers
Hudson Hawk by Michael Lehmann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's best cat burglar is out of prison and ready to go straight. But the mob and the CIA conspire to blackmail him and his friend into stealing three DaVinci masterpieces from the Vatican Museum
Family collector's set( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home fires burning: A series of seriocomic vignettes linked to the impact of World War II on a proud family and its town. Set in a southern hamlet between July 1944 and July 1945, the story revolves [around?] the family's patriarch, Jake Tibbetts, the feisty publisher of the local newspaper, Jake's compassionate yet spirited wife, Pastine, their sensitive teenage grandson Lonnie, and Francine Tibbetts, the wife of Jake and Pastine's estranged son, who appears suddenly one hot summer day, unannounced, alone, and very pregnant
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Alternative Names
Lorraine Toussaint actrice américaine

Lorraine Toussaint actriz estadounidense

Lorraine Toussaint Amerikaans filmacteur

Lorraine Toussaint Amerikaans filmactrice

Lorraine Toussaint attrice statunitense

Lorraine Toussaint US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Lorraine Toussaintová americká herečka

Лоррейн Туссен американская актриса

لورين توسان

لورين توسان ممثلة أمريكية

لورین توسان بازیگر و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

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English (71)

French (1)

This far by faith : [stories from the African American religious experience]Breaking in