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Bevan, Tim

Overview
Works: 381 works in 1,994 publications in 9 languages and 100,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Director, fmp, Production personnel, pmn, Author, Editor, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tim Bevan
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

93 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

49 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

42 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,363 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

68 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie, is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

77 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fielding's reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice, slightly overweight 30-something London single woman Bridget Jones (Zellweger) is goodhearted, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached. On New Year's Day Bridget resolves to cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, lose 20 pounds, and find a man, all while recording her progress and thoughts in a journal. She soon catches the eye of Daniel Cleaver (Grant) and Mark Darcy (Firth)-- and must discover whether either man is her Mr. Right
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Cedric Brown has just lost his wife and is now left with his seven children who misbehave so much that all the nannies have run away. Now he is told by a mysterious voice that he should get Nanny McPhee who is a magical woman with special powers
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le destin hors du commun de Stephen Hawking, physicien anglais atteint en 1963 de la maladie de Lou Gehrig, rendu célèbre en 1988 par la parution de son livre "A Brief History of Time". [Médiafilm]
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

35 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina ... the beautiful high-ranking wife of one of imperial Russia's most esteemed men ... has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky ... there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. She's immediately swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her"--Container
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

18 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les années 1920 à Copenhague, le peintre Einar Wegener découvre qu'il est une femme dans un corps d'homme. [Médiafilm]
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
Johnny English reborn by Peter Howitt( Visual )

52 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working for the MI7 agency, Johnny English is suddenly promoted to super spy after Agent One is assassinated and every other agent is blown up at his funeral. When entrepreneur Sauvage sponsors an exhibition of the Crown Jewels and the valuable gems disappear on the opening night, the newly-designated agent must jump into action. Tracking the thieves' underground escape route, English locks in on Pascal Sauvage despite repeated assurances by boss Pegasus that the respected entrepreneur had nothing to do with the crime
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

23 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inside-showbiz lark that regards the 1950s studio system with the ulmost skepticism even as it becomes an expression of movie love at its purest."--Variety
Baby driver( Visual )

17 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom
State of play by kevin macdonald ( '09 ) Movie( Visual )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
About time by Richard Curtis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's ... father ... tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life--so he decides to make his world a better place-- by getting a girlfriend ... But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that this unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere ... in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all"--Container
 
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Bevan, Timothy John

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