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Parker, Oliver

Overview
Works: 103 works in 462 publications in 9 languages and 8,333 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Sophisticated comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Parody films  Horror films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Performer, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Adapter, Actor, Film editor, Editor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Oliver Parker
 
Most widely held works by Oliver Parker
Othello by Oliver Parker( Visual )

61 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Venice during 1570, Desdemona, daughter of a powerful nobleman, elopes with Othello, a proud Moor celebrated as the city's most awesome warrior. Iago, who has served alongside Othello for a decade, is angered when the general chooses another lieutenant, Cassio, as his second in command. In retribution, Iago sabotages Cassio's promotion and convinces Othello that the handsome officer is cuckolding him. Othello writhes under the tortures Iago has created, and in a fit of jealousy smothers Desdemona, who caresses her beloved husband as she dies
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

55 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English gentlemen use the same trick when meeting women, by saying their name is Ernest. Everything is going well until both men fall in love with the same girl, using the same pseudonym
Johnny English reborn( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his latest mission, Johnny English must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. With just one shot at redemption, he will use (or misuse) the latest high-tech gadgets and every trick in his playbook to protect us all"--Container
An ideal husband by Oliver Parker( Visual )

43 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Chieveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer andthe despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously
Dorian Gray by Oliver Parker( Visual )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Upon arriving in London the young and powerful Dorian Gray becomes drawn into a would of debauchery and decadence y Lord Henry Wotton. Desperate to preserve the beauty captured in his portrait, Dorian trades his soul for eternal youth, leading him down a path of wickedness and murder in order to protect his horrifying secret"--Container
St. Trinian's by Oliver Parker( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Trinian's is an all-girls school run by the quirky headmistress Ms. Camilla Fritton. When the newly appointed minister of education shakes things up and tries to take them down, the girls have no choice but to rise to the occasion. After all, they excel at chaos and attitude and that's exactly what it's going to take to beat the authorities before they close down their beloved school for good. Now, the school will need the help of Head Girl Kelly and artful dodger Flash Harry to save the school from bankruptcy
Fade to black( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a failed marriage and career, Orson Welles travels to Italy, where he is swept up in intrigue, deceit, and romance when he falls for a woman whose stepfather is murdered
I really hate my job( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neve Campbell stars as a waitress in this comedy about five women working dead-end jobs in a London restaurant while they nurture their alter identities as a writer, an artist, an actor, a lover and a revolutionary. But before they can realize their dreams, they have to make it through the next shift
Maria Aitken on acting in high comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a question and answer format; with examples from Coward, Wilde, Sheridan, and Congreve; Aitken shows how to add spark to comedy readings
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy a great man's vanity is manipulated by a jealous aide to bring about his downfall. Betrayal, deception and murder end the friendship between Othello and Iago and culminate in the tragic death of Desdemona
Imagine me & you by Oliver Parker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Undetermined and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Heck en Rachel gaan trouwen, slaat de twijfel toe tijdens de ceremonie
El Retrato de Dorian Grey by Oliver Parker( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una vez llegado a Londres, el poderoso Dorian Gray se verá seducido por el mundo de decadencia y perversiones sexuales que Lord Henry Wotton le presenta ante sus inocentes ojos. Desesperado por preservar su belleza plasmada en un retrato, decide entregar su alma cambio de poseer esa apariencia eternamente. El precio que terminará pagando será terrible como las transformaciones que su retrato vaya sufriendo, lejos de la mirada de todos los que ignoran su secreto"
Johnny English Johnny English reborn( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny English reborn: In his latest mission, Johnny English must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a world leader and cause global chaos. With just one shot at redemption, he will use (or misuse) the latest high-tech gadgets and every trick in his playbook to protect us all
Ein perfekter Ehemann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taufrisch inszeniertes Period Piece nach Oscar Wilde mit geschliffenen Dialogen und geistreichem Witz
Ernst sein ist alles( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesellschaftskritische Komödie nach Oscar Wilde
Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der ebenso gutaussehende wie unerfahrene Dorian Gray kommt gegen Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts in London an. Dort steht er dem Maler Basil Hallward Modell, der Dorians beeindruckende Schönheit und Jugendlichkeit in einem Portrait dauerhaft festhalten will. Unter den Fittichen des charismatischen Lord Henry Wotton findet Dorian schnell Gefallen an den hedonistischen Freuden der gehobenen Grostadt-Gesellschaft und lernt, dass sein Aussehen ihm alle Türen öffnet. So wundert es nicht, dass, kaum ist das Bild enthüllt, Dorian ein gedankenloses Versprechen äuert: Seine Seele würde er dafür geben, dass nicht er, sondern das Gemälde altert! Dorians Wunsch wird Wirklichkeit: Während er sich ohne jegliche äuere Konsequenzen hemmungslosem Vergnügen und verbotenen Begierden hingibt, wird sein gemaltes Abbild mit jeder begangenen Sünde hässlicher und grauenerregender. Um sein dunkles Geheimnis zu bewahren, geht Dorian bis zum Äuersten. Jahre später quälen ihn die Geister der Vergangenheit mehr denn je. Als er sich in die junge Emily verliebt, schöpft er wieder Hoffnung auf Erlösung ... (www.film-zeit.de, 24.2.11)
Johnny English returns = Johnny English reborn( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enfrentándose con agentes dobles y asesinos con su particular estilo, Johnny English trata de descubrir un complot contra el primer ministro chino
L'Importance d'être constant by Oliver Parker( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Satire de la belle société britannique de la fin du XIXe siècle sous forme de badinage amoureux... Une mise en scène académique mais des dialogues étincelants
Otelo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cómo van a proponer a otro al rango de teniente? Sólo sobre el cadáver de Iago! y sobre los cadáveres de casi todos los atrapados en su trama de venganza. El escritor/director Oliver Parker nos brinda, de la tragedia de Shakespeare, este vigoroso "Otelo", impregnado de celos, pasión y confianza descarriada. Los actores principales de esta historia, que tiene como marco Venecia en la era del Renacimiento, son Laurence Fishburne como el guerrero que gobernaba sus ejércitos pero no su corazón. El Moro que "amaba con imprudencia perocon intensidad", abosrbe su atención no solamente hoy, sino que lo seguirá haciendo por muchos años en está versión espléndidamente actuada e impecablemente filmada
Agatha Christie's Poirot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's legendary Poirot employs his deductive powers, attention to detail, and subtle wit and charm in three mysteries
 
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Dorian Gray
Alternative Names
Oliver Parker britischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor, Produzent und Schauspieler

Oliver Parker regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Оливер Паркер британский кинорежиссёр и сценарист

Паркер, Оливер

الیور پارکر فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده بریتانیایی

올리버 파커

奥利弗帕克

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Dorian GraySt. Trinian'sMaria Aitken on acting in high comedy