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Slovo, Shawn

Overview
Works: 15 works in 26 publications in 4 languages and 2,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Conspiracy films  War films  Legal films  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Shawn Slovo
Captain Corelli's mandolin by John Madden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries 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
Catch a fire by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 798 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 )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 256 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

A world apart by Chris Menges( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 145 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
Catch a fire a Phillip Noyce film( )

1 edition published in 2007 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 : by Shawn Slovo( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 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
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)
Zwei Welten - A world apart( Visual )

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

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
CAPTAIN CORELLI'S MANDOLIN( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English 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

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
Stander : [screenplay] by Bima Stagg( Book )

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

 
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