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McCarten, Anthony 1961-

Works: 118 works in 571 publications in 11 languages and 12,885 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Political films  War films  Musical films  Feature films  Biographies  History  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Producer, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Anthony McCarten
Most widely held works by Anthony McCarten
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

44 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 3,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed"--Back of container
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

36 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds
Bohemian Rhapsody by Brian C. J Singer( Visual )

48 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An enthralling celebration of Queen, their music, and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and convention to become one of history's most beloved entertainers. Following Queen's meteoric rise, their revolutionary sound and Freddie's solo career, the film also chronicles the band's reunion, and one of the greatest performances in rock history"--Container
Darkest hour : how Churchill brought England back from the brink by Anthony McCarten( Book )

23 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an account of the period immediately following Winston Churchill's ascendancy to Prime Minister and how he met the challenges of the Blitzkrieg
Spinners : a novel by Anthony McCarten( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on a New Zealand town whose women are made pregnant by aliens. One after another they report being taken into a spaceship and impregnated with heat waves. Rape or immaculate conception? Authorities investigate, newsmen converge and the town of Opunake basks in fame. A first novel
The Pope : Francis, Benedict, and the decision that shook the world by Anthony McCarten( Book )

4 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the events behind the unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Francis, tracing the lives of both men and discussing the consequences of having two living popes in residence at the Vatican
Show of hands : a novel by Anthony McCarten( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in German and English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a desperate car dealer advertises a competition with a simple premise -- that each contestant must keep one hand on a car at all times, and the last one standing will drive away the owner of a new Land Rover -- he sets in motion a chain of events that brings together an oddball group of individuals, each with a desperate need to win
Darkest hour [book on cd] : how Churchill brought England back from the brink by Anthony McCarten( Recording )

19 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of The Theory of EverythingThe Darkest Hour. A day-by-day (and often hour-by-hour) narrative of this crucial moment in history provides a revisionist look at Churchill?a man plagued by doubt through those turbulent weeks?but who emerged having made himself into the iconic, lionized figure we remember
Superhero : Roman by Anthony McCarten( Book )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Donald Delpe is a troubled teenager. Not only is he a "terrible teen" by default - as obsessed with sex, music, videogames and drugs as the rest of his gang - be he is also suffering from a lifetreatening form of leukemia, which makes him an even more difficult boy, both for his partens and his teachers. Escaping into his own comic-book realm of immortal superheroes, ruthless villains and sex-crazed vamps, he repeatedly dashes his family's hopes by refusing to fight the battles facing him in the real world. As famous psychologist Dr King is brought in to help, a glimmer of hope is rekindled. But will the doctor break the rules, betray the parents' trust and risk everything to help Donald achieve his greatest wish? Or will Donald be the one to save the doctor?"--Back cover
The English harem by Anthony McCarten( Book )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Supermarket checkout girl Tracy Pringle has a very lively imagination indeed. In front of her, as she blip-blips herself into a daydream, she sees not exhausted housewives with screaming children or tired office clerks, but the likes of Lord Byron, Lawrence of Arabia and Princess Leia. It comes as no surprise, then, that she turns a blind eye hen Her Majesty herself pops a packet of Mr Kipling's Bakewell tarts into her handbag without paying. The management, however, see things differently, and Tracy is fired on the spot. But nothing can prepare her ... for the new life that awaits her at the Taste of Persia restaurant - a clash of cultures, languages, dinner plates, religions and a rather tricky domestic arrangement as the third wife of Sam, the Muslim owner of the restaurant"--Back cover
Brilliance by Anthony McCarten( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of how two brilliant men came together and changed the world. But while the banker, J.P. Morgan left the relationship unscathed, the renowned inventor, Thomas Edison, went from being hailed as the "bringer of light" to being derided as "Wall Street's executioner."
In the absence of heroes by Anthony McCarten( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jim and Renata Delpe's life is in a very modern crisis. With their son, Jeff, sending text messages to his dead brother while slipping quickly into internet addiction, and with Renata engaged in a secret internet relationship with a figure she has never actually met, Jim Delpe - who has had 'a love-hate relationship' with computers - is left with no choice but to log in himself, if the family is to be saved"--Back cover
The Pope : Francis, Benedict, and the decision that shook the world by Anthony McCarten( Recording )

8 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February 2013, the arch-conservative Pope Benedict XVI made a startling announcement: he would resign, making him the first pope to willingly vacate his office in over 700 years. Reeling from the news, the College of Cardinals rushed to Rome to congregate in the Sistine Chapel to pick his successor. Their unlikely choice? Francis, the first non-European pope in 1,200 years, a one-time tango club bouncer, a passionate soccer fan, and a man with the common touch
Une merveilleuse histoire du temps( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"À l'âge de 21 ans, Stephen Hawking est un brillant étudiant en Cosmologie à l'Université de Cambridge, passionné par les mystères de l'univers. De nouveaux horizons s'ouvrent lorsqu'il tombe amoureux d'une étudiante en arts, Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). Mais le jeune homme se heurte alors à un diagnostic médical sans appel qui vient bouleverser ce bonheur. Alors que ses jours sont comptés, l'amour et le soutien sans faille de Jane, vont lui donner la force de s'attaquer aux recherches sur ce qu'il a désormais de plus précieux : le temps. Ensemble, ils défient l'impossible, pour aller au-delà de ce qu'ils auraient pu imaginer : le vingt et unième siècle" [Source : jaquette]
The theory of everything : the screenplay by Anthony McCarten( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unmarked screenplay, undated
In duistere tijden : hoe Churchill de Britten van de afgrond redde by Anthony McCarten( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Dutch and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historisch verslag over het effect van Churchills toespraken in 1940, toen Groot-Brittannië rechtstreeks werd bedreigd door nazi-Duitsland
Death of a superhero( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a dying 15-year-old boy who draws comic book stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality
Funny girl by Anthony McCarten( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine junge Londonerin mit kurdischen Wurzeln entschliesst sich, ihre kritischen Botschaften als 1. muslimische Stand-up-Comedian unters Volk zu bringen. Dabei stösst sie nicht nur bei ihren Eltern auf erheblichen Widerstand
A modest apocalypse : and other stories by Anthony McCarten( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies night by Anthony McCarten( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Ladies' Night starts with the gritty realism of unemployment for a group of hopeless young men, its enormous popularity was largely due to the inspired showmanship of the male strip show which the young men develop, and which constitutes a big production extravaganza for most of the second half of the play
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Spinners : a novel
Show of hands : a novelSuperhero : RomanThe English haremBrilliance
Alternative Names
Anthony McCarten auteur dramatique, scénariste et réalisateur

Anthony McCarten escritor neozelandés

Anthony McCarten neuseeländischer Schriftsteller und Filmemacher

Anthony McCarten romancier, scénariste et dramaturge néo-zélandais

Anthony McCarten scenarioschrijver uit Nieuw-Zeeland

Anthony McCarten Scrittore, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico neozelandese

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