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Mathieson, John 1961-

Overview
Works: 35 works in 99 publications in 5 languages and 13,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musicals  Science fiction films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Musical fiction 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Mathieson
Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The ... historical epic follows Maximus, the brave general who was forced into slavery, emerged as a gladiator and defied an empire"--Container
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
X-men first class by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prequel to the series of comic book adaptations. The film travels back to a time before Magneto and Professor X were mortal enemies and were known as Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr. The two young men team up to recruit a group of mutants to save the world from an evil scientist's plans of nuclear destruction. In the process a rift forms between the friends, instigating the war between the X-Men and the Brotherhood
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disfigured musical genius haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
K-PAX by Iain Softley( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychiatrist begins treating a patient who claims to be an alien from the distant planet of K-PAX
47 ronin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kai is an outcast who joins Oishi, the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they seek vengeance upon the treacherous overlord who killed their master and banished their kind. They embark upon a quest that challenges them with a series of trials that would destroy ordinary warriors
Matchstick men by Ridley Scott( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Neurotic con man Roy suffers from several emotional problems, including obsessive-compulsive disorder. He and his partner Frank swindle people out of money. Frank wants to pull a really big job, but Roy is too consumed with fear and panic attacks to join him. Only cigarettes and his trusty illegal prescription drugs seem to keep him going. When Roy finds himself in desperate need of more pills, he is forced to see legitimate psychotherapist Dr. Klein. Roy discovers he has a daughter from his previous marriage and Dr. Klein suggests Roy spend time with her
Great expectations by Helena Bonham Carter( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Pip, an orphaned blacksmith's apprentice inherits a fortune from an anonymous benefactor, his future seems promising. But a bitter heiress is intent on preventing Pip from finding true love
Robin Hood by Guthrie CSD( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Trauma by Marc Evans( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Waking up in hospital, Ben learns that his wife has been killed in the same car accident that put him in a coma for a week. His disorientation and feelings of guilt are further amplified by the media frenzy gripping London following the murder of a pop star - a crime for which and for some reason, Ben seems implicated
Stoned by Stephen Woolley( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones was as wild as it was short, filled with gorgeous groupies, unimaginable decadence, and groundbreaking music. The story of rock's forgotten father, who died at the age of 27
Bye-bye by Karim Dridi( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a family tragedy, two young French-Arab brothers leave Paris to live with their uncle and his family in Marseilles. where they are pulled apart as one is seduced by the streets and its life of drugs and crime, while the other desperately seeks to rescue his brother without succumbing to the same temptations
Gladiator ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor
Robin Hood the untold story behind the legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 13th century England, Robin and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power. And whether thief or hero, one man from humble beginnings will become an eternal symbol of freedom for his people
Große Erwartungen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Waisenjunge Pip wächst in bescheidenen Verhältnissen auf. Durch die Hilfe eines mysteriösen Wohltäters gelingt ihm jedochder gesellschaftliche Aufstieg. Seine neue Position als Gentleman der Londoner Gesellschaft erlaubt es ihm endlich, um die schöne, unnahbare Erbin Estella zu werben, die er seit seiner Jugend und der ersten Begegnung im Haus der skurrilen Miss Havisham liebt. Als Pip jedoch die schockierende Wahrheit hinter seinem Vermögen erfährt, gerät seine Welt aus den Fugen... (Quelle: Umschlag)
Brighton rock by Graham Greene( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mods und Rocker liefern sich im englischen Seebad Brighton wüste Schlägereien, Arbeiterklasse-Gangster sorgen für Schlagzeilen, und der Ganove Pinkie will zum großen Capo aufsteigen. Im Zuge eines Revierkriegs ermordet Pinkie einen Rivalen, Kellnerin Rose ist im Besitz eines Fotos, das ihn der Tat überführen könnte. Um sie zum Schweigen zu bringen, macht Pinkie ihr einen Heiratsantrag. Verliebt und begierig, ihrem trostlosen Leben zu entfliehen, stimmt sie der Hochzeit zu und begibt sich so in Lebensgefahr. (www.kino.de, 22.9.11)
Great expectations Veliko pričakovanje ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Klang des Herzens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lyla ist eine Ausnahme-Cellistin, Louis ein irischer Rockmusiker. Eine einzige Nacht über den Dächern von New York verändert für beide alles. Aber Lylas ehrgeiziger Vater trennt die Liebenden voneinander. Und als sie hochschwanger verunglückt, lässt er Lyla im Glauben, sie habe eine Fehlgeburt erlitten...Jahre später schlägt sich der kleine Junge als Strassenmusiker duch den Big Apple. Er nennt sich August Rush und erfreut mit seinem Talent nicht nur Passanten, sonder erregt auch die Neugier des Vagabunden Wizard. Doch klingende Münzen im Gitarrenkasten interessieren den kleinen August nicht. Was ihn antreibt, sind die Stimme seines Herzens und der sehnsüchtige Wunsch, irgendwo da draussen seine Eltern , die er nie kennen gelernt hat, auf sich aufmerksam zu machen...(Quelle: DVD Cover)
In the name of the king a Dungeon Siege tale ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kingdom of Heaven: Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
 
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Languages
English (72)
German (6)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
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