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Tellefsen, Christopher

Works: 46 works in 150 publications in 4 languages and 20,766 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Sports films  Crime films  Dark comedy films  Horror films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Film editor, edm, Interviewee, Editor, Actor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christopher Tellefsen
Capote by Bennett Miller( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1959, Truman Capote was a popular writer for The New Yorker. He learns about the horrific and senseless murder of a family of four in Holcomb, Kansas. Inspired by the story, Capote and his partner, Harper Lee, travel to the town to do research for an article. However, as Capote digs deeper into the story, he is inspired to expand the project into what would be his greatest work, "In Cold Blood." He arranges extensive interviews with the convicted killers, especially with Perry Smith. However, his feelings of compassion for Perry conflicts with his need for closure for his book which only an execution can provide. That conflict and the mixed motives for both interviewer and subject make for a troubling experience that would produce an literary account that would redefine modern non-fiction
Moneyball by Bennett Miller( Visual )

10 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players
Joy by David O Russell( Visual )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about becoming a true boss of family and enterprise facing a world of unforgiving commerce
A quiet place by Emily Blunt( Visual )

15 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful and evil force threatens to attack a family whenever they make a noise, causing them to plunge into lives of silence. Any move they make, they live with the terrifying threat of being ambushed at any moment. With their existence on the line, they will need to develop a plan to escape their perilous circumstances. The question is whether or not time has already run out on their aspirations to lead normal lives
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town: Doug MacRay is leader of a Boston bank robber gang but not cut from the same cloth as his fellow thieves. When Doug falls into a passionate romance with the bank manager briefly taken hostage in their last heist, he wants out of this life and out of the town. As the Feds close in and the crew questions his loyalty, he has one of two choices: betray his friends or lose the woman he loves
The village by M. Night Shyamalan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a quiet, isolated village in olde Pennsylvania, there lies a pact between the people of the village and the creatures who reside in the surrounding woods. The townspeople do not enter the woods, and the creatures do not enter the village. The pact stays in tact for many years, that is until the headstrong Lucius Hunt seeks medical supplies from neighboring towns beyond the woods. Animal carcasses begin to appear around the village, causing the elders to fear for the safety of the village, the sanctity of the pact, and so much more
Assassin's creed by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present day
Analyze this by Harold Ramis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyze that: Fearful of his emotional stability, prison officials release Paul Vitti into the custody of his psychiatrist, Dr. Ben Sobel, who becomes even more exasperated when he learns Vitti will be moving into his home
True story by Jonah Hill( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After journalist Michael Finkel is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse in this psychological drama
The human stain by Robert Benton( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coleman Silk is a respected professor at a New England college who suddenly finds his life unraveling after a comment he makes about some African-American students is misinterpreted as a racial slur. As the scandal heats up, Nathan Zuckerman, a writer researching a biography of Silk, begins to dig deeply into Silk's life. Eventually, matters are made worse when Coleman's affair with a young married janitor named Faunia Farley is exposed. But amid the controversy, Silk must struggle to keep his greatest secret, a secret he's held for the majority of his life, from becoming made public
Perfect stranger by James Foley( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rowena is a journalist dedicated to uncovering greed and corruption among people in positions of power. She does this with the help of her tech-savvy partner in crime, Miles. Grace is a friend and seems to know all about Rowena's secret writing identity, and hands Rowena evidence of adultery as a story. Grace is involved with Harrison Hill, the owner of the largest advertising agency in New York, H2A. Grace met Hill in an Internet chat room and became sexually involved with him. Hill is a married man and breaks off their affair, but Grace refuses to go away quietly. Rowena takes Grace's evidence, but does not immediately agree to do the story. When Grace turns up dead a week later, Rowena decides to investigate. She goes undercover at H2A, with Miles's help, and poses as a temp to get closer to Hill
Man on the moon by Miloš Forman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Andy is a legendary comedian. Starting as an actor performing stand up comedy in a small club, he gets a chance to star in a comedy and becomes famous. He can always make surprises for the audience. But his unpredictable acts gradually become his lifestyle. He cannot distinguish himself between stage performance and daily living. Until he has cancer, people still think that it is just a joke."--Container
Metropolitan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of young sophisticated high society friends in New York take in a new member with more humble origins, they begin to learn what life is like outside their sheltered world
A guide to recognizing your saints by Dito Montiel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer returns to his home neighborhood of Astoria, Queens for the first time in 15 years
Birthday girl( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet love connections and mail-order brides rarely ever work out, and John should have known. Having never been lucky in love and tired of waiting for the perfect woman to come along, John decides to take his chances and orders a mail-order bride from Russia. At first, things seem perfect even though Nadia doesn't speak much English. But when Nadia's 'cousins' unexpectedly arrive to celebrate her birthday, John is drawn into their web of corruption and crime
The yellow handkerchief by Kristen Stewart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three strangers, two teenagers and an ex-convict, of two generations embark on a road trip through post-Katrina Louisiana. Along the way, relationships forge and change in a myriad of ways, leading to the possibility of second chances at life and love
Lambert & Stamp by Chris Stamp( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspiring filmmakers Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert set out to find a subject for their underground movie, one that will reflect the way it feels to be young and dissatisfied in postwar London. This unlikely partnership of two men from vastly different backgrounds was inspired by the burgeoning youth culture of the early 1960s. Lambert and Stamp searched for months and finally found in a band called the Who a rebellious restlessness that was just what they were looking for
Flirting with disaster by David O Russell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a quest to find his biological parents, Mel Coplin (Ben Stiller)--joined by his wife (Patricia Arquette) and a sexy adoption counselor (Téa Leoni)--embarks on a cross-country search for his 'roots.' Yet as he careens from one outrageous situation to another, Mel finds himself tempted by the seductive counselor--even as his wife starts a flirtation of her own! By the time they meet up with his free-spirited birth parents, the whole situation is spinning out of control"--Container
The people vs. Larry Flynt by Miloš Forman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the notorius Hustler publisher who was sued by the Religious Right and paralyzed by a fanatic's bullet. Chronicles Flynt's raunchy business savvy, his wildly unconventional marriage and his infamous courtroom antics
Gummo by Harmony Korine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a haunting portrait of life in small-town America. Through a collection of dreamlike and devastating images, Korine offers a glimpse of Xenia, Ohio, a world existing in the aftermath of a tornado. Survivors of one natural disaster, the town's inhabitants live each day in a numbing atmosphere of physical and emotional destruction
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MetropolitanThe people vs. Larry Flynt
Alternative Names
Christopher Tellefsen Amerikaans filmeditor (-)

Christopher Tellefsen US-amerikanischer Cutter

Christopher Tellefsen US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

Telefsen, Christopher 1957-

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כריסטופר טלפסן

کریستوفر تلفسن تدوینگر آمریکایی



English (108)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Italian (1)