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Ross, Tessa

Overview
Works: 27 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 11,872 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Comedy films  History  Romance films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tessa Ross
12 Years a Slave by Steve McQueen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 3,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Important note to educators: This Edited Version for educators has been altered from the original theatrical release and is not rated. To retain the integrity of the source material, this version contains violence, cruelty, strong language, and sexuality that may not be suitable for all student audiences. Fox Searchlight Pictures requests that educators follow the guidelines of their school district when presenting this film to students."--DVD cover
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Happy-go-lucky by Mike Leigh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poppy is a schoolteacher whose unstoppable optimism guides her life. Bubbling forth with giggles, laughter and jokes, life's a bowl of cherries - even when she comes across a few pits. It's a joyous, feel-good film you'll find irresistible
Macbeth by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitious lord Macbeth tries to take the throne with the help of his ruthless wife, which leads to his downfall
The lobster by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into animals and sent off into The Woods. A desperate man escapes from The Hotel to The Woods where The Loners live, and falls in love, although it is against their rules
Seven psychopaths by Colin Farrell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty is a struggling screenwriter who wants nothing more than to finish his script. Instead, he becomes entangled with the Los Angeles gangster underworld when his odd, but well-meaning friends kidnap a volatile gangster's shih tzu. The ordeal gives Marty all the inspiration he needs; now, he must live long enough to finish his story
Attack the block( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of tough inner-city kids try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, which turns a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial warzone
Another year by Mike Leigh( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness
This is England by Shane Meadows( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School is out for the summer and twelve-year-old Shaun is about to find a dangerous new group of friends. Having lost his father in the Falkland War, life has been lonely in this grim coastal town in northern England. But when Shaun meets the local skinheads, their companionship, and even their violence, appeal to Shaun's hurt and rage. Combo is an older volatile skinhead whom Shaun finds to be like a big brother and under his leadership, the gang and young Shawn will arrive at an irreversible act of violence
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Hindi and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai is about to experience to experience the biggest day of his life. 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?". But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of 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. Intrigued by Jamal's story, the jaded Police Inspector begins to wonder what a young man with no apparent desires for riches is really doing on this game show? When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers are about to find out
45 years by Andrew Haigh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Mercer and her husband Geoff had to cancel the party for their 40th anniversary at short notice when Geoff underwent bypass surgery. The comfortably off, left-wing, childless, provincial couple now have a week to go before a replacement party to celebrate their 45th anniversary. Theoretically, this week should just involve planning, dress purchasing and a bit of social fretting. This is not to be: shattering news arrives for Geoff from the Swiss authorities, explaining that the perfectly preserved body of his ex-girlfriend, Katya, has been found, 50 years after she slipped into an Alpine crevasse. From the moment the news is received Kate can 'smell Katya's perfume in the room' and her perspective on their marriage changes forever. -- enwikipedia.org
Robinson in space by Patrick Keiller( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical record of a journey through England by a fictional character called Robinson
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
Slumdog millionaire( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 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
Wuthering heights by Andrea Arnold( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaya Scodelario (Skins) as Cathy and James Howson as Healthcliff lead an impressive British cast in this timeless story of two of the most memorable lovers in literature. A Yorkshire hill farmer on a visit to Liverpool finds a homeless boy on the streets. He takes him home to live as part of his family on the isolated Yorkshire moors where the boy forges an obsessive relationship with the farmer's daughter ..."--Container
Never let me go by Mark Romanek( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Como niños, Kathy, Ruth y Tommy pasan su infancia en Hailsham, una escuela inglesa aparentemente idílica. Cuando salen de la escuela y la terrible verdad de su vida les es revelada, deben afrontarla así como sus profundos sentimientos de amor, celos y traiciones que amenazan con separarlos. La película es narrada por Kathy cuando tiene 28 años de edad ya que ella recuerda su infancia en Hailsham, así como su vida adulta después de salir de la escuela. La historia se desarrolla en una Inglaterra distinta, en la que los seres humanos son clonados para proporcionar sus órganos para trasplantes. Kathy y sus compañeros de clase han sido creados para ser donantes, aunque Kathy, ya convertida en adulta, está trabajando temporalmente como "cuidador", alguien que apoya y convence a los donantes que se les hace renunciar a sus órganos y, eventualmente, someterse a la muerte
Venus by Peter O'Toole( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
Dayanılmaz aşk = Enduring love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

12 years a slave (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northup. It is 1841, and Northup, an accomplished, free citizen of New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Stripped of his identity and deprived of all dignity, Northup is ultimately purchased by ruthless plantation owner Edwin Epps and must find the strength within to survive. Filled with powerful performances by an astonishing cast including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbener, Benedict Cumberbatch, Brad Pitt, and newcomer Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave is both an unflinching account of slavery in American history and a celebration of the indomitable power of hope
Brothers of the head by Keith Fulton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Grappling with impossible love, artistic rivalry, and a dark inner life, the conjoined twins Tom and Barry Howe embrace their freakishness and spit it back in the form of searing Punk Rock in this mind-bending pseudo documentary
 
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