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Winterbottom, Michael

Works: 208 works in 1,487 publications in 10 languages and 19,009 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Road films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Television programs)  Crime films  History  Prison films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Performer, Restager , Other, tld, Film editor, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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A Mighty Heart by Mariane Pearl( Visual )

48 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 23, 2002, Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is to fly from Karachi to Dubai with his pregnant wife, Mariane, also a reporter. On the day before, with great care, he has arranged an interview in a café with an Islamic fundamentalist cleric. When Danny doesn't return, Mariane initiates a search. Pakistani police, American embassy personnel, and the FBI examine witnesses, phone records, e-mails, and hard drives. Who has him? Where is he? There's also the why: because of U.S. abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo, because of a history of Journal cooperation with the CIA, because Pearl is a Jew? Through it all, Mariane is clearheaded, direct, and determined to do whatever she can, whatever it takes, to get her husband back
The trip( Visual )

44 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Steve Coogan is asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon
The trip to Italy( Visual )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon are on an all-expenses-paid trip for the Observer. Their tough assignment is to drive through beautiful Italian country, eat lavishly, and stay in exquisite small hotels, all so that one or the other can write high-toned culinary drivel for the paper
Tristram Shandy : a cock and bull story by Laurence Sterne( Visual )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rollicking, inventive adaptation of the notoriously unfilmable 18th century British comic novel The life and opinions of Tristam Shandy, gentleman, written by Laurence Sterne. Shandy's warped tales reveal far more than any conventional autobiography
The road to Guantanamo by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

82 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of British Muslims vacationing in Afghanistan shortly after 9/11 are captured by the American military and sent to the Guantánamo Bay detainment camp. For the next two years, they are imprisoned without any charges officially being filed. They are tortured and interrogated relentlessly, in hopes of getting them to "confess" their nonexistent link to Al-Qaida. A fictionalized account of the actual experiences of "The Tipton Three," incorporating interviews, news footage and extensive reenactments by professional actors
The trip to Spain by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

19 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country's gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Over plates of pintxos and paella, the pair exchange barbs and their patented celebrity impressions, as well as more serious reflections on what it means to settle into middle age
The killer inside me by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A small town sheriff up to his neck in murders: his own. When he is asked to railroad a talkative prostitute out of town before she makes trouble, he realizes it's easier to just get rid of her for good. Unfortunately, covering up that murder means eliminating more and more people as his problems and complications spiral out of control. Even worse, he's starting to enjoy committing the crimes a lot more than he ever enjoyed dishing out the punishment."--Container
In this world by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

88 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Afghan refugees try to make their way to freedom in London
The wedding guest( Visual )

14 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jay (Dev Patel) is a mysterious British man with a hidden agenda who travels to Pakistan to attend a wedding, armed with duct tape, a shotgun and a plan to kidnap the bride-to-be (Radhika Apte). His plot quickly spirals out of control, sending Jay and his hostage on the run across the border through railways stations, back alleys and the black markets of New Delhi. Attractions being to simmer, loyalties begin to shift, and explosive secrets are revealed proving nothing is as it seems"--Container
A summer in Genoa( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of their mother (Hope Davis), two young sisters accompany their father (Colin Firth) to the Italian city of Genoa, where an old friend (Catherine Keener) has gotten him a teaching assignment for the summer. Still coping with the grief over the loss of their mother in two very different ways, the girls soon find themselves swept up in a city and lifestyle that seem as equally alluring as they do imposing. While the youngest daughter remains haunted by visions of her mother, the elder embarks on a sexual awakening rooted in a desire for a clean break. And as the summer progresses, both girls and their father must come to terms with their irreplaceable loss and find a way to once again become a family. *"Haunting, suspenseful and powerfully emotional, this is a brilliantly directed drama with terrific performances from Firth, Holland and Haney-Jardine." - Matthew Turner, **ViewLondon***
Welcome to Sarajevo by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

67 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on the edge amid the constant threat of attack, an offbeat band of TV journalists, lead by hotshot Jimmy Flynn, report from a devastated war-torn country. The action intensifies when one of the journalists crosses the line and risks his life in a bold attempt to smuggle an orphaned girl to safety
24 hour party people by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

64 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the rise, fall and rise again of promoter Tony Wilson and the wild rave culture he brought to England and the rest of the world. Pulsates with the rhythmic energy from the post punk movement through the evolution of rave music
Trishna( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trishna lives with her family in a village in Rajasthan and works in a resort to help pay the family bills. Jay is the wealthy son of a property developer. When Jay takes up managing resorts, he meets Trishna and wins her affection. They move to Mumbai, but problems arise when his deep family bond threatens their bliss
Code 46 by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the near future, privileged classes live and work "Inside" cities, while non-citizens scratch out a miserable existence "Outside" in a vast desert. People cannot leave their designated zones without special visas known as "papelles." When fraudulent papelles surface, Seattle fraud investigator William Geld travels to Shanghai to ferret out the culprit and meets Maria Gonzalez ... a woman with whom he has a passionate affair, but breaks one of society's harshest laws: Code 46
The claim( Visual )

37 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of regret and greed in the Gold Rush-era American West. in 1867, Daniel Dillon, the wealthy 49er who runs Kingdom Come, a Sierra Nevada boomtown, is trying to bring the railroad through town when the past comes back to haunt him. Twenty years ago, he sold his wife and daughter to another goldminer for the claim to the gold mine that brought him his fortune
The shock doctrine( Visual )

31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 'shock therapy' as a metaphor, the film investigates Klein's central idea of 'disaster capitalism.' When countries are jolted by catastrophic events such as war or natural disasters, they are often subjected to totally un-regulated 'free market' remedies that benefit corporations at public expense
The face of an angel by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on true events of the controversial case of an American student accused of murder in Italy, journalist Simone Ford and filmmaker Thomas Lang lose themselves in a notorious murder case they are covering. Caught up in the city's seedy underbelly and the media frenzy surrounding the horrific murder, Thomas begins to question the motives of the people around him as the mystery proves greater than he imagined
The trip to Greece by The Trip To Greece( Visual )

4 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Odysseus left Troy it took him ten years to get back to his home in Ithaca. Steve and Rob have only six days on their odyssey in. On the way, they argue about tragedy and comedy, astronomy and biology, myth, history, democracy, and the meaning of life! Featuring locations such as: Temple of Apollo at Delphi, the Ancient Agora of Athens, the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus, the unique island of Hydra, the Caves of Diros, and more
Everyday( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Ian is in prison for drug smuggling, he will only see his wife and four children occasionally. Each member of his family will develop a different relationship with him as he is not there to offer the guidance of a father and husband. By the time he is allowed visits at home, their lives have become forever separated. However, the bonds that hold a family together will keep them forever linked
Greed( Visual )

6 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie's retail empire is in crisis. For 30 years he has ruled the world of retail fashion, bringing the high street to the catwalk and the catwalk to the high street. But after a damaging public inquiry, his image is tarnished. To save his reputation, he decides to bounce back with a highly publicised and extravagant party celebrating his 60th birthday on the Greek island of Mykonos
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Alternative Names
Michael Winterbottom

Michael Winterbottom britischer Filmregisseur

Michael Winterbottom Brits filmregisseur

Michael Winterbottom director de cine británico

Michael Winterbottom director de cinema britànic

Michael Winterbottom director de cinema británico

Michael Winterbottom réalisateur britannique

Michael Winterbottom regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Michael Winterbottom regizor de film britanic

Michael Winterbottom reżyser brytyjski

Winterbottom, M.

Winterbottom, M. (Michael)

Winterbottom, Michael 1961-

Майкл Уинтерботтом британский кинорежиссёр

Уинтерботтом, Майкл

Մայքլ Ուինտերբոտտոմ

מייקל וינטרבוטום במאי קולנוע בריטי

مايكل وينتربوتوم مخرج أفلام بريطاني

مایکل وینترباتم کارگردان بریتانیایی

माइकल विंटरबॉटम

মাইকেল উইন্টারবটম

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마이클 윈터보텀

윈터바텀, 마이클 1961-

윈터버텀, 마이클 1961-

윈터보텀, 마이클 1961-

윈터보톰, 마이클 1961-