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Dickens, Chris (Film editor)

Overview
Works: 18 works in 37 publications in 2 languages and 9,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Musical films  Biographical films  War films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chris Dickens
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 2,749 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
Les Misérables by Tim Hooper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Macbeth by Justin Kurzel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in this thrilling adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy about betrayal, war, and madness
Genius by Colin Firth( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una crónica de los tiempos de Max Perkins (Colin Firth), el editor de libros más admirado en el mundo, que presentó al público a los más grandes escritores de este siglo, revolucionando la literatura americana. Incasablemente comprometido con el fomento del talento, fue la fuerza detrás de grandes estrellas literarias como F. Scott Fitzgerald (Guy Pearce), Ernest Hemingway (Dominic West) y Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law)". (FILMAFFINITY)
Paul by Greg Mottola( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sci-fi geeks taking a pilgrimage to America's UFO heartland. There they meet a smart-ass alien, Paul, who takes them on an insane road trip. As they struggle to return Paul home, the little green man might just take the outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes
Mary Queen of Scots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of France at sixteen, widowed at eighteen, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I, who rules as the Queen of England. Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens, driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power
Cuban fury by James Griffiths( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beneath Bruce Garrett's shabby, overweight exterior, the passionate beating heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Only one woman can reignite his Latin fire, but first Bruce must learn how to unshackle his dancing beast, regain his long-lost swagger, and claim the love of his life. Spotlight hits, sweat drips, heels click
Hot Fuzz by Edgar Wright( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the son of the police chief. Danny is a huge action movie fan and believes this may be his chance to experience the life of gunfights and car chases. However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, Danny's dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality
Suite française by Saul Dibb( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling book by Irene Nemirovsky and set during the German occupation of France in the 1940's, Lucille Angellier awaits news from her prisoner of war husband. As Parisian refugees pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' homes, Lucile's life is turned upside down--further complicated by the arrival of refined German officer, Bruno
Dying laughing( Visual )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a candid look inside the agony and ecstasy of making people laugh for a living. A stand-up comedian must be the writer, the director, and the star performer. There is no rehearsal, no practice, and no safety net when they are in front of a live audience. For most people, baring their soul on stage and having an audience "boo" at them would become a life-long trauma, but for stand-up comedians, it's a nightly challenge
The world's end ; Shaun of the dead ; Hot fuzz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World's end: Twenty years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on doing it again. They are convinced by mate Gary King, who drags his reluctant pals to their hometown to once again attempt to reach the gabled pub called the World's End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind's. Reaching the pub is the least of their worries
Chucky : the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seed of Chucky : Chucky and his homicidal honey Tiffany are brought back to life by their oddball offspring, Glen. The couple takes Los Angeles by storm, unleashing a wild new rampage of murderous mayhem. As Chucky and Tiffany get rolling on a new murder spree, Chucky can't believe his child doesn't want to walk in his murdering footsteps
Chucky : complete 7-movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seed of Chucky: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway
The man with the iron heart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1942: The Third Reich is at its peak. The Czech resistance in London decides to plan the most ambitious military operation of WWII: Anthropoid. Two young recruits in their late twenties, Jozef Gabcik and Jan Kubis, are sent to Prague to assassinate the most ruthless Nazi leader - Reich-protector Reinhard Heydrich, Head of the SS, the Gestapo, and the architect of the ₁Final Solution₂
Sefiller Les miserables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
Les mis?rables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Delve into the history behind Les Miserables, which is one of the greatest novels of the 19th century, one of the greatest musical stage plays of the 20th century, and now one of the greatest box office successes of the 21st century
Suite francese( Visual )

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

"Lucile Angellier és una hermosa joven que aguarda noticias de su marido, prisionero de guerra, mientras lleva una sofocante existencia junto a su controladora suegra en un pequeño pueblo de la Francia de 1940. Ambas viven ajenas a la realidad de la guerra hasta que un grupo de refugiados parisinos llega a la localidad huyendo de la ocupación, al que le sigue un regimiento de soldados alemanes que establecen sus residencias en los hogares de los habitantes del pueblo. En casa de los Angellier, Lucile intenta en un pricipio ignorar a Bruno, el elegante y refinado oficial alemán a quien se le ha encargado vivir con ellas. Pero poco a poco, un poderoso amor les unirá y atrapará en un momento donde el amor queda oscurecido por la infame realidad."--from container
Seed of Chucky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway
 
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