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Turner, Simon Fisher

Overview
Works: 111 works in 290 publications in 5 languages and 3,141 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Silent films  Historical films  History  Experimental films 
Roles: Composer, Speaker, Author, Performer, Actor, Instrumentalist, Publishing director, Arranger, Singer, Editor, Other, Narrator, Compiler, Musician
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Fisher Turner
Croupier by Mike Hodges( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un ecrivain en mal d'inspiration accepte pour des raisons alimentaires une place de croupier dans un casino. Tres vite son travail envahit sa vie, ce qui est loin de plaire a Marion, sa petite amie. Mais il persiste car le jeu l'inspire. Il fait la connaissance d'une joueuse, Jani, qui perd de plus en plus. A la demande de ses creanciers, elle propose a Jack de les aider lors d'un hold-up au casino
I'll sleep when I'm dead by Trevor Preston( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ex-gangster learns that his younger brother is found dead of a gruesome suicide, he discovers that the suicide was motivated by a shocking event involving a local car dealer with a violent habit. To get vengeance against the man responsible, he must deal with the unfinished business of his old life
Edward II by Derek Jarman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and German and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward II embraces the essential dramatic themes of passion, murder, and unrequited love. Steven Waddington plays the monarch as a man whose destiny hangs on his overpowering passion and lack of responsibility to the British throne. He rebuffs his wife, Isabella, lavishing affection on the handsome Gaveston -- a choice that ultimately seals his fate."
Caravaggio by Dereck Jarman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarman's gorgeously sensual re-imagining of the volatile life of the 17th-century painter Garavaggio's early blasphemous paintings and his rampant flirtations with the underworld
William Eggleston in the real world by Michael Almereyda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film shows a deep connection between Eggleston's enigmatic personality and his groundbreaking work, and also reveals his parallel commitments as a musician, draftsman, and videographer. Eggleston at age 65 become an icon and inspiration to artists
The Epic of Everest( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent documentary following the 1924 British Mount Everest Expedition during which mountaineers Andrew Irvine and George Mallory met their untimely deaths. The expedition marked the third attempt to make the first ascent of the mountain. It remains under debate whether Irvine and Mallory made it to the summit but they were last seen 800 feet from the top before they disappeared. Mallory's body was discovered in 1999 but Irvine's has never been found. The film was recorded by Captain J.B.L. Noel and captures the progress of the expedition
Gangster no. 1 by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the bloody, single-minded climb of a crime lord to power. Enter the psyche of an unrepentant mobster who slugs, claws and kills his way to the top. But when he learns that a former mentor he put in prison is about to get out, this self-made mobster must now face a man whose life he ruined ... and confront the twisted remnants of his own demented conscience as well
The great white silence by Herbert George Ponting( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great White Silence: Herbert Ponting's version of Scott's Antarctic expedition. Great White Silence: How Did They Do It?: Bryony Dixon and Kieron Webb from the BFI National Archive detail the remarkable restoration of The Great White Silence (1924), Herbert Ponting's extraordinary record of Captain Scott's ill-fated race to the south pole. Composer Simon Fisher Turner then discusses the film's haunting soundtrack, and the decision to record ambient sound from Scott's hut in Antarctica. The Great White Silence: Newsreel Items: This documentary features newsreel footage on Robert F. Scott's Antarctic expedition and memorials to Scott and his men. The Great White Silence: The Sound of Silence: In this documentary produced by Poppy Simpson and Gemma Starkey, the composer Simon Fisher Turner discusses his haunting soundtrack to the restoration of The Great White Silence (1924)
The last of England by Derek Jarman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Derek Jarman's most personal and innovative films, The Last of England is a devastating vision of 80s Britain. Images of war and urban decay are intercut with Jarman's own childhood home movies, creating a shocking yet beautiful and poetic film with a much praised soundtrack. A powerful and haunting work from one of Britain's most creative film makers
The seasons in Quincy : four portraits of John Berger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prolific artist, philosopher, writer, storyteller and "radical humanist" John Berger is the focus of this vivid four-part cinematic portrait. In 1973, he moved from urban London to the tiny Alpine village of Quincy. The Seasons in Quincy examines different aspects of Berger's life in this remote village in the Alps. In four seasonal chapters, the film combines ideas and motifs from his work with the texture and history of his mountain home
Dynasties : people and passions that changed the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of five stories on some of history's greatest dynasties
The Garden by Derek Jarman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film recreates the story of the Passion with the figure of Christ replaced in some sequences by two lovers, who are arrested, humiliated, and tortured. Jarman attempts to examine the role of the Church in the persecution of homosexuality, while treating Christ with great reverence and respect
Blue by Derek Jarman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the blue screen (an homage to painter Yves Klein, as well as a metaphor for blindness, for paradise, for oblivion), Derek Jarman lays bare his physical and spiritual state in a narration about his life, his struggle with AIDS and his encroaching sightlessness"--Container
Claire Dolan by Lodge Kerrigan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. But the steps she must go through are not easy
Loaded( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven college students shoot an amateur horror movie in an abandoned English country house. When LSD is introduced into the mix, fact and fiction begin to overlap in a very disturbing manner
Blue by Simon Fisher Turner( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadja( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of brother and sister vampires who struggle against each other and the ancient curse that binds them
Dynasties : DVD] : people and passions that changed the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of five stories on some of history's greatest dynasties
(Reciprocess: +/vs.) : documenting the process of musical reciprocality between Philippe Petit & friends by Philippe Petit( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio ; (suivi de) Wittgenstein by Derek Jarman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caravaggio : Artisan majeur de la Renaissance italienne, Michelangelo da Caravaggio a marqué le 16e siècle et l'histoire artistique du pays ... - Wittgenstein : Evocation des idees de Wittgenstein, philosophe autrichien, a travers l'histoire de sa vie
 
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I'll sleep when I'm dead
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The Garden
Alternative Names
Couline, Claudine 1954-

Fisher-Turner, Simon

Fisher-Turner, Simon 1954-

King of Luxembourg 1954-

King of Luxembourg (Musician)

Loveletter 1954-

Loveletter (Musician)

Luxembourg, King of 1954-

Luxembourg King of (Musician)

SFT 1954-....

SFT (Musician)

SIMON FISHER-TURNER

Simon Fisher Turner Brits acteur

Simon Fisher Turner compositeur des bandes son des films de Derek Jarman, Mike Hodges et Jean Genet

Simon Fisher Turner englischer Schauspieler und Musiker

Simon Fisher Turner musicista, cantautore, compositore e attore inglese

The King of Luxembourg 1954-

Turner, Simon

Turner, Simon 1954-

Turner, Simon F.

Turner, Simon Fisher

سایمن فیشر ترنر

سایمن فیشر ترنر خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، موسیقی‌دان، و بازیگر بریتانیایی

سيمون فيشر تيرنر

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Languages
English (120)

German (12)

Italian (7)

French (5)

Spanish (1)