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Beaufoy, Simon

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Most widely held works by Simon Beaufoy
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

85 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love
The Hunger Games by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta must turn around and embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts, where they sense that a rebellion is simmering, and probably sparked by Katniss. The Capitol proves they are very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games: an anniversary competition that will draw contestants from previous victors, a condition that leaves District 12 with very few options
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( Visual )

38 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

49 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

36 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Amy Adams( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies
The full monty by Peter Cattaneo( Visual )

113 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six unemployed men, inspired by a touring group of male strippers, decide they can make a small fortune by putting on a striptease show of their own with one small difference. They intend to go the "full monty" and strip completely naked. A hilarious, heartfelt comedy in which six friends discover the inner strength to overcome the problems in their personal lives
The full monty : [the complete book and lyrics of the hit Broadway musical] by Terrence McNally( Book )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelization of the motion picture "The Full Monty," which tells the story of six working-class men who decide to alleviate their financial woes by becoming male strippers
Blow dry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exploits of a retired hairdresser as he prepares for the National Hair Championships taking place in his small English town
Slumdog Millionär( Visual )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Für Jamal Malik ist es der grösste Tag seines bisherigen Lebens. Nur noch eine Frage trennt ihn vom 20-Millionen-Rupien-Hauptgewinn in Indiens TV-Show "Wer wird Millionär?". Doch was in aller Welt hat ein mittelloser Youngster aus den Slums vom Mumbai in dieser Sendung verloren? Und wie kommt es, dass er auf alle Fragen eine Antwort weiss? Dabei geht es Jamal nicht um das Geld, sondern einzig und allein um die Liebe. Für ihn ist die Sendung nur ein Mittel zum Zweck, eine letzte Chance, seine verlorene, grosse Liebe Latika in der flirrenden Millionenmetropole Mumbai wiederzufinden. (Quelle: Cover)
The hunger games : complete 4-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[disc 5]. Mockingjay, part 1 follows Katniss after she survives the 75th games and returns to District 13. She begins to take a more active part in the rebellion lead by President Alma Coin as she fights to save a captured Peeta and free Panem from President Snow
Among giants by Sam Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story about two free spirits: he's the foreman of a rag-tag crew hired on the sly to paint miles of electrical towers; she's an Australian backpacker in search of adventure
Yasmin by Kenneth Glenaan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set amongst a Muslim community in the north of England before and after the events of 9/11
This is not a love song( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After doing 4 moths time ia a Glasgow prison, Spike reunites with his buddy Heaton. Together, they hit the road for a new start on life. Before long, however, their stolen truck runs out of gas. When they stop for gas at a nearby farm, things go terribly wrong and an innocent girl is shot dead. The two flee on foot, but an angry mob soon follow in relentless pursuit
127 hours : the shooting script by Danny Boyle( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the shooting script of the film, along with photographs, and complete cast and crew credits (p. 95-101)
Die Tribute von Panem The hunger games( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss Everdeen und Peeta Mellark müssen sich erneut in einer Arena behaupten. Dieses Mal geht es aber um noch viel mehr als nur ihr eigenes Leben
La pesca de salmón en Yemen = Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El doctor Alfred Jones, miembro del Centro Nacional para el Fomento de la Piscicultura, rechaza la propuesta de estudiar la posibilidad de introducir el salmón en Yemen. Sin embargo, un acaudalado jeque árabe, empeñado en exportar el arte de la pesca con mosca al norte de Yemen, y una ambiciosa representante del primer ministro inglés le harán cambiar de opinión
The namesake/ slumdog millionaire : double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Namesake: the American-born son of Indian immigrants feels pulled between his ethnic heritage and his desire to assimilate, especially after becoming involved with two very different women
The millionaire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Per riuscire a riconquistare la sua ex, un ragazzo indiano, analfabeta, decide di partecipare al programma "Chi vuol essere miliardario?", del quale la ragazza è assidua spettatrice, a lui non interessa il denaro, lui vuole vincere per dimostrare qualcosa alla sua amata. Quando, dopo aver scalato tutte le domande, riesce a vincere, viene accusato di aver imbrogliato. (LaFeltrinelli)
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Alternative Names
Simon Beaufoy Britischer Drehbuchautor

Simon Beaufoy britisk manusforfattar

Simon Beaufoy britisk manusforfatter

Simon Beaufoy britisk manuskriptforfatter

Simon Beaufoy Brits scenarioschrijver

Simon Beaufoy brittisk manusförfattare

Simon Beaufoy guionista británico

Simon Beaufoy scénariste britannique

Simon Beaufoy sceneggiatore e regista britannico

Саймон Бофой

Саймън Бюфой

ז'אן-כריסטוף קסטלי תסריטאי בריטי

سایمن بوفوی فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

사이먼 보포이 영국의 영화 각본가


ビューフォイ, サイモン

ボーフォイ, サイモン


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