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Thompson, David 1950 July 18-

Overview
Works: 54 works in 273 publications in 2 languages and 17,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance films  Claims  Biography  Television mini-series  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Production personnel, Editor, Author, Other, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Thompson
Woman in Gold( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court"--Container
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Idris Elba( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
An Education by Lone Scherfig( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Bright star by Jane Campion( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth century poet John Keats and the girl next door, Fanny Brawne, started out as unlikely lovers who were totally at odds with each other. However, when Brawne offers to help Keats nurse his seriously ill brother, the two soon became involved in an unstoppable romance that only his untimely death at age 25 could bring to a shattering end
The men who stare at goats by Grant Heslov( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter, trying to lose himself in the romance of war after his marriage fails, gets more than he bargains for when he meets a special forces agent who reveals the existence of a secret, psychic military unit whose goal is to end war as we know it. The founder of the unit has gone missing and the trail leads to another psychic soldier who has distorted the mission to serve his own ends
Brideshead revisited by Matthew Goode( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the charming aristocrat Sebastian invites Charles Ryder to his family's estate, Charles becomes seduced by the opulent lifestyle of the Marchmain family, and by Julia, Sebastian's sister. As their romance deepens, repercussions follow, and Charles discovers that at Brideshead, love, money and power come at a price
The gathering storm by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1930's the great politican and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany
Death comes to Pemberley by Matthew Rhys( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three part period drama BBC production based on the PD James novel of the same name, which is a sequel to Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married and with a son, are preparing for the lavish annual ball at their magnificent Pemberley home. The dramatic and unnerving events of the evening shatter the peace both of the Darcys and of Pemberley, and as the family becomes caught up in the ensuing murder investigation, a mysterious web of secrets and deceit will threaten all that the Darcys hold dear
The First Grader( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First Grader is a heart-warming and inspiring true story of one man's fight for what he believes is his right in order to overcome the burdens of his past. It is the triumphant testimony to the transforming force of education
The sense of an ending( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Webster (Jim Broadbent) leads a reclusive and quiet existence until long-buried secrets from his past force him to face the flawed recollections of his younger self, the truth about his first love ( Charlotte Rampling), and the devastating consequences of decisions made a lifetime ago
A brilliant young mind by Morgan Matthews( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad
The awakening by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They say, the boy was scared to death. When the death of a child at a boarding school is blamed on a ghost, hoax exposer Florence Cathcart is certain that science and reason can explain it. But the truth she discovers is more terrifying than she could ever imagine, and soon the ghost hunter becomes the hunted
The edge of love by Sharman Macdonald( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When legendary poet Dylan Thomas reconnects with Vera, his teenage sweetheart, a romantic rivalry begins between her and his wife Caitlin. As the women begin to bond, an unusual trio is formed. The threesome live in bliss until Vera's husband, a handsome soldier, returns from abroad and sends their unbridled lives whirling out of control
Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing it's brutality and fascination
Shadowlands( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
The crimson petal and the white( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s London, a prostitute known as Sugar sees a potential way out of the brothel she works for when she is taken in by William Rackham, the son of a wealthy businessman
Rothko's rooms by David Thompson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Rothko's life, charting the development of his work, which fills the screen with his softly defined, rectangular clouds of color stacked symmetrically on top of one another. Conceived to evoke elemental emotions and maximum poignancy
C.S. Lewis through the shadowlands( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A films about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer."--Container
Luciano Pavarotti : a life in seven arias by Luciano Pavarotti( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unique documentary looks back at the life of the legendary Luciano Pavarotti, with many of opera's greatest stars, including Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballé́ and Juan Diego Flórez, paying personal tribute to the great man and his music. Pavarotti sings no less than seven of his most celebrated arias, defining an astonishing career that spanned four decades and took the world by storm
Sarafina! by Darrell James Roodt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
 
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Alternative Names
Thompson, David

Thompson, David, 1950 July 18-

Thompson, David M. (David Marcus), 1950-

Languages
English (163)

German (4)