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Slovo, Shawn

Overview
Works: 20 works in 78 publications in 8 languages and 2,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Educational films  Internet videos  Legal films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shawn Slovo
Captain Corelli's mandolin by Louis De Bernières( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Italy occupies the Greek island of Cephallonia, a musically inclined officer becomes romantically involved with a local girl. Soon the couple becomes torn between patriotism and their newfound love. Based on The New York Times best-selling novel
Catch a fire by Bob Marley( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives
Muhammad Ali's greatest fight( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at Muhammad Ali's historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the U.S. judicial system right up to the highest court in the land
A world apart by Shawn Slovo( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Finnish and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is 1963. The place is South Africa. Gus and Diana Roth, middle-class whites, are involved in the struggle against apartheid. The story, however, is seen through the eyes of their 13-year-old daughter, Molly, who feels neglected and ignored by her mother, shut out by Diana's preoccupation with her political activities. How both Diana and Molly cope with the pressures brought to bear on them and come to reconcile their commitment and responsibility not only to each other, but to the society in which they live, is the core of this film
A World apart : global inequality and its consequences by Chris Menges( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South Africa in 1963, the story concerns an idealistic journalist Diana Roth who defies the government and becomes the first woman arrested under the 90-day Detention Act-- both a story of government abuse and a look at one mother's neglect of her family because of her involvement with a larger cause. Based on a true story
Meet Joe Black ; Captain Corelli's mandolin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death takes the form of a human and, after asking a man to act as his earthly guide, falls in love with the man's daughter; an Italian officer on a Greek island falls in love with a woman who is already engaged to a Greek soldier
Catch a fire : by Shawn Slovo( )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives
Catch a fire a Phillip Noyce film( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaptajn Corellis mandolin Captain Corelli's mandolin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atonement. Pride & prejudice. Captain Corelli's mandolin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catch a fire. The interpreter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwei Welten - A world apart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wer Feuer sät( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La mandolina del capitán Corelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Segunda Guerra Mundial (1939-1945). Cefalonia (Grecia), 1940. El doctor Iannis (John Hurt) vive en las afueras del pueblo con su hija y alumna Pelagia (Penélope Cruz), la prometida de Mandras (Bale), un pescador que participa en la contienda contra los italianos. Pasan los meses y Pelagia no recibe respuesta a las numerosas cartas que le ha enviado a su novio. Cuando el ejército italiano ocupa Cefalonia, los soldados, que se toman su estancia en la isla como unas vacaciones de verano, se ganan muy pronto la confianza de los nativos, gracias a su alegría, su música y sus ganas de vivir. A cambio de suministros médicos, el doctor Iannis acepta alojar en su casa al capitán Corelli (Nicolas Cage), un hombre lleno de amor por la vida, por la música y por Pelagia
Stander : [screenplay] by Bima Stagg( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The good shepherd ; Catch a fire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Catch a fire : The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into the Chamussos' lives
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) by John Madden( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1941, on a remote Greek island, an Italian artillery garrison is established to maintain order. One Italian officer, Captain Corelli, adopts an attitude of mutual co-existence with the Greeks and engages in such activities as music festivals and courting the daughter of a local doctor. In 1943, however, after Italy surrenders to the Allies and changes sides in the war, Captain Corelli must defend the Greek island against a German invasion
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Antes de que Patrick Chamusso se convirtiera en uno de los militantes más respetados del Congreso Nacional Africano, era capataz en una refinería surafricana, donde soporta las humillaciones cotidianas del apartheid para poder llevar el sustento a su familia. Todo cambia cuando se le acusa de hacer volar las instalaciones de la refinería. Patrick es arrestado y, tanto él como su mujer son sometidos a un trato brutal con el fin de conseguir su confesión. Para cuando queden en libertad, Patrick tomará conciencia de su experiencia (Atrapa el fuego)
En anden verden A world apart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Vijf jaar schrijven aan de martelgang van een verscheurd gezin by Shawn Slovo( )

1 edition published in 1988 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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