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Beaufoy, Simon

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

90 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik, an eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, proceeds to come very close to winning twenty million rupees on an Indian game show, and when he is arrested and accused of cheating, he tries to prove his innocence by relating the story of his life
The Hunger Games : catching fire by Francis Lawrence( Visual )

50 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 3,388 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 James Franco( Visual )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,338 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 )

62 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,262 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
Battle of the sexes by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

22 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles
Salmon fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallstro̊m( Visual )

44 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,721 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,608 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 )

95 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,535 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 - but going the "full monty". A hilarious, heartfelt comedy in which six friends discover the inner strength to overcome the problems in their personal lives
Slumdog millionaire : the shooting script by Simon Beaufoy( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik's life. A penniless, eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he's one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"--Page 4 of cover
The full monty by Wendy Holden( Book )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six unemployed men from Sheffield, England decide to form a strippers' group. To make sure local women come to the show, the leader tells them they will have to take *all* their clothes off. Will they dare to go for the 'full monty"?
The full monty : a play by Simon Beaufoy( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1997, a BAFTA award-winning British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose took the world by storm. And now they're back, live on stage, only for them, it really has to be The Full Monty. Simon Beaufoy, the Oscar-winning writer of the film, has now gone back to Sheffield where it all started to rediscover the men, the women, the heartache and the hilarity of a city on the dole
Blow dry( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious story about love, happiness - and great hair! As the National Hair Championships descend upon a small town in England, the country's top stylists aren't expecting much from the local talent. But they didn't count on Phil Allen, the retired golden boy of the competition circuit, entering the fray! Laugh along as the locals dazzle the out-of-towners with some hair do's - and don'ts!
The hunger games : complete 4-film collection by Gary Ross( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 87 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
Yasmin by Kenneth Glenaan( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set amongst a Muslim community in the north of England before and after the events of 9/11
Slumdog millionaire : a novel by Vikas Swarup( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 54 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 : catching fire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a 'Victor's Tour' of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a 'Victor's Tour' of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever
This is not a love song( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After doing 4 months 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
127 heures by Danny Boyle( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Assoiffé de liberté, amoureux de la nature et sportif acharné, Aron est dans une quête perpétuelle de sensations fortes. Alors qu'il s'aventure seul dans les magnifiques gorges de l'Utah, Aron va se trouver pris au piège au fond d'un canyon, isolé de tous. Livré à lui-même au cœur de la nature, sans espoir de secours, il va devoir affronter sa vie passée et prendre une décision qui le bouleversera à jamais..." [Source : jaquette]
Among giants by Sam Miller( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and French and held by 45 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
 
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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 britànic

Simon Beaufoy guionista británico

Simon Beaufoy guionista británicu

Simon Beaufoy scénariste britannique

Simon Beaufoy sceneggiatore e regista britannico

Саймон Бофой

Саймън Бюфой

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