WorldCat Identities

Scarwid, Diana 1955-

Works: 91 works in 285 publications in 8 languages and 9,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Haunted house films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Diana Scarwid
Ruby Bridges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time
Mommie dearest by Christina Crawford( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life. This torment manifests itself into her relationships with her adopted children, Christina and Christopher
Truman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Truman led the nation through the end of World War II, the beginning of the Cold War, the struggle for civil rights and the creation of the United Nations
Rumble fish by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty James is a troubled teen who lives in the shadow of his older brother, "the Motorcycle Boy." He wants to be smart, tough, and cool like his sibling. Trouble is, he seems to only have the tough part down. Rusty isn't a leader like his brother, he's only good at getting people into trouble and trying to kick and punch his way out of it. Everyone around him has given up on Rusty James, and he's going to destroy anybody around him, including himself. When his brother returns, Rusty has to come to grips with who they both really are
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Silkwood becomes contaminated with plutonium at her job, voices her protest at the indifference and denial of her company, and becomes a threat to the entire nuclear industry and the government agencies that monitor it. Based on a true story
A guy thing( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul is a regular guy who is engaged to marry Karen. Shortly before the wedding, Paul's friends throw him a bachelor party. Paul strikes up a conversation with one of the dancers, Becky, and the next morning, he wakes up bleary-eyed with a massive hangover -- and Becky in bed next to him. Karen comes over and Paul attempts to explain some incriminating evidence with a few white lies, but this messy situation gets messier when Paul runs into Becky at a pre-wedding family get-together ... and discovers she's Karen's cousin
Local color( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and German and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
If These Walls Could Talk by Hua lai shi pa mei la( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 500 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
Another happy day by Sam Levinson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lynn and her three youngest children attend the wedding of her estranged eldest son at her parents' Annapolis estate. Though she is hoping for a joyful reunion, her attempts at reconciliation veer quickly off-course when she is hurled into the center of touchy family dynamics
The angel doll by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christmas story told through the eyes of two young boys living in a North Carolina manufacturing town during the 1950s. Jerry is a quiet 10-year-old who enjoys all the advantages of a middle-class lifestyle. Whitey lives in poverty with his mother and ailing four-year-old sister Sandy. As Whitey saves up money from his daily newspaper route to buy Sandy a real angel doll for Christmas, he discovers there are no such dolls for sale in their small town. Armed with equal amounts of will power and single-minded determination, Whitey and Jerry set out on a journey to find the perfect Christmas gift for Sandy
Pretty baby by Louis Malle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and German and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally acclaimed director Louis Malle has taken a taboo subject - child prostitution - and has created in Pretty Baby a film of humanity and beauty. E.J. Bellocq (Keith Carradine) is a photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district. Violet (12-year-old Brooke Shields), a young girl in 1917, bewitches Carradine with her curiosity and naive coquettishness. Malle's level-headed treatment of this controversial theme and exceptional performances by the entire cast (especially Susan Sarandon as Violet's prostitute mother) makes Pretty Baby a must-see for all serious film fans
Dirty pictures( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 to protect the right of freedom of expression
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A failed nun and a sleazy musician find the desert motel Norman Bates runs in memory of his mother
What lies beneath by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supernatural thriller. When Clair Spencer (Pfeiffer) begins seeing ghostly images and hearing mysterious voices in their home, her husband, Norman (Ford), suspects it's just her imagination--until the images turn real
Gold diggers the secret of Bear Mountain( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As two young girls embark on a quest for a legendary treasure, they discover an even more valuable prize--the enduring power of loyalty and friendship."--Container
Simple justice( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama recounts the remarkable legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Extremities by Robert M Young( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman escapes a rapist, only to have him appear at her house. She fights back and turns the tables
The cure by Brad Renfro( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys, one with AIDS, become friends and embark on an adventure to New Orleans in hopes of finding a cure
Inside moves( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A failed suicide attempt leaves Roary, a former sports star, partially crippled. He begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. Jerry the bartender, himself an injured basketball player, forges a bond with Roary and, with a lot of help, finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors
The neon bible by Terence Davies( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his flamboyant Aunt Mae comes to visit, David, a sensitive, but conflicted young man, turns to her for salvation from his troubled home life in the 1940s South, with his brutal father and emotionally fragile mother
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Alternative Names
Diana Scarwid actrice américaine

Diana Scarwid actriz estadounidense

Diana Scarwid Amerikaans acteur

Diana Scarwid Amerikaans actrice

Diana Scarwid amerikansk skådespelare

Diana Scarwid amerikansk skodespelar

Diana Scarwid amerikansk skuespiller

Diana Scarwid attrice statunitense

Diana Scarwid US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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Rumble fishGold diggers the secret of Bear MountainExtremitiesThe cureThe neon bible