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Bevan, Tim

Overview
Works: 389 works in 2,097 publications in 9 languages and 101,718 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 )

96 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 4,102 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 )

51 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future, happiness, and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Les Misérables by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

41 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,364 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 )

67 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, 13-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 )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,829 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 )

88 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,464 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
About a boy by Nick Hornby( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,407 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
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

25 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award® winner Gary Oldman gives a "towering performance" (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair) in acclaimed director Joe Wright's soaring drama Darkest Hour. As Hitler's forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Oldman) is elected the new Prime Minister. With his party questioning his every move, and King George VI (Ben Mendelsohn) skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen. Also starring Academy Award® nominee Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James, Darkest Hour is a powerful, inspirational drama." -- Publisher's description
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny McPhee enters the household of widower Mr. Brown, whose seven unruly children have run off seventeen previous nannies. But Nanny McPhee is no ordinary nanny, as her curious disciplinary methods show the children that their naughty behavior has magical and startling consequences, and soon she has worked wonders for everyone
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed."--Back of container
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,274 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 )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,251 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
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 2,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

41 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the classic novel of the same name, the international thriller is set at the height of the Cold War years of the mid-20th Century. George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a disgraced British spy, is rehired in secret by his government - which fears that the British Secret Intelligence Service, a.k.a. MI-6, has been compromised by a double agent working for the Soviets"--Rotten Tomatoes website
Johnny English reborn by Peter Howitt( Visual )

53 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the assistance of his sidekick, Johnny English must investigate the theft of the British Crown Jewels
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

31 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,952 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
Baby driver by Edgar Wright( Visual )

20 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,901 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( Visual )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures. In a town of spin-doctors and wealthy power brokers, he will discover one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
Hail, Caesar! by Joel Coen( Visual )

25 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood's Golden Age. It follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix
About time by Richard Curtis( Visual )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,791 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 thathis unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all familes, everywhere ... in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all"--Container
 
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Bevan, Timothy John

Tim Bevan filmproducent uit Nieuw-Zeeland

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