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Stapleton, Oliver

Overview
Works: 99 works in 519 publications in 7 languages and 9,033 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  History  Romance films  Television plays  Television comedies 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oliver Stapleton
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret es una poderosa y estricta editora de gran éxito de Nueva York que, por un problema con su visado, de repente se enfrenta a ser deportada a Canadá, su país de origen. Para evitarlo y poder mantener su visa en Estados Unidos, la astuta ejecutiva declara que está comprometida con su joven asistente Andrew, al que lleva torturando durante años. Andrew acepta participar en la farsa, pero con algunas condiciones
The shipping news by Annie Proulx( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the local newspaper finds an audience, and his experiences in the town begin to change his life
My beautiful laundrette by Stephen Frears( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Pakistani community in south London, the film focuses on two youths--Johnny, a working-class white, and Omar, a Pakistani. Together they operate a laundrette, which Omar inherits from his uncle. While Johnny looks upon the laundrette as a life line on which to salvage his self-respect, Omar sees it as just the beginning step on the road to riches
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
Ned Kelly by Gregor Jordan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing horse. After his release, he finds work tending to horses owned by Richard Cook, whose wife becomes interested in Ned. Fitzpatrick, is a police officer interested in Ned's sister Kate. When she refuses his advances, Fitzpatrick steals the family's animals. Not being able to go straight, Ned goes on the run and steals from a string of banks to support himself and his gang
Birthday girl by Jez Butterworth( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dziwny romans rozpoczyna się, gdy spokojny i nieśmiały menedżer podmiejskiego banku postanawia znaleźć sobie żonę, używając internetowej agencji "Pozdrowienia z Rosji". Jego rosyjska narzeczona jest oszałamiająco piękna i nie mówi słowa po angielsku, za wyjątkiem tak. Nie stanowi to problemu, póki nie pojawia się jej dwóch kuzynów-mafiozów. Używając dziewczyny jako zakładniczki zmuszają Johna do okradzenia własnego banku.iczki zmuszają Johna do okradzenia własnego banku
Prick up your ears by Stephen Frears( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the true-life events leading to the murder/suicide that ended the lives of playwright Joe Orton and his lover, Ken Halliwell
Pay it forward by Mimi Leder( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy creates a scheme which involves helping three people who must each help three people and so on. His plan actually works, though not in the way he anticipated, and not until his own world is forever changed for better and worse
Kansas City by Robert Altman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934 Kansas City, the mob plays the town as smoothly as a jazz riff. When a man is grabbed by gangsters out for revenge, his girlfriend kidnaps a wealthy woman to hold as leverage for his return
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a feuding pair of supernatural sprites and a love potion gone awry all come together in an enchanted moonlit forest, the result is a delightful mix of merriment and magic
Absolute beginners by Julien Temple( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers
The designated mourner( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an unnamed repressive country, possibly in the near future, a married couple and the wife's father discuss, directly with the audience, their lives and the death of culture
Cookie by Susan Seidelman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dino Capisco has just finished thirteen years in prison. Dino wants to get out of jail, settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter, Cookie. Dino decides that the best way to get to know Cookie is to hire her as his chauffeur. With her ears attuned to the conspiracies floating around Dino, she quickly discovers that her father's old crony has been swindling him and that Dino's life is in jeopardy
The Grifters by Stephen Frears( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three con artists walk on the razor's edge of life. Lilly has decided it's time to get out, and wants her son out, too. But Roy has fallen for sleek Myra, who wants him for her partner
Buffalo soldiers by Robert O'Connor( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographic history of the two black cavalry regiments that served to keep peace on the frontier from 1867 to 1891. Also shown is the dedication ceremony at Fort Leavenworth of a monument to the Buffalo soldiers by sculptor Eddie Dixon, with speeches by Gen. Colin Powell and other high ranking black officers of the U.S. Armed Forces
The cider house rules by John Irving( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer Wells ha visto como su vida transcurría entre las paredes del orfanato St. Cloud. Llegada la hora, el doctor Larch le prepara para que éste pueda convertirse en su digno sucesor. Pero el joven siente la imperiosa necesidad de marcharse y salir a conocer mundo. La visita de una chica al orfanato le dejará cautivado y decidirá que ya es momento de partir
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Let him have it by Peter Medak( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the gritty, post-war world of 1950s London, slow-witted teenager Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals who have a fondness for American gangster movies. When a robbery turns to murder, Derek finds himself facing the death sentence for a crime he didn't commit. This film dramatizes the real-life case which shook England's faith in capital punishment
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When two pairs of star-crossed lovers, a feuding pair of supernatural sprites and a love potion gone awry all come together in an enchanted moonlit forest, the result is a delightful mix of merriment and magic" -- container
 
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My beautiful laundrette
Alternative Names
Oliver Stapleton britischer Kameramann

Oliver Stapleton Brits director of photography

Oliver Stapleton direttore della fotografia britannico

Όλιβερ Στέιπλετον

Оливер Степлтон

Օլիվեր Ստապլետոն

الیور استیپلتون

オリヴァー・ステイプルトン

凯文·赖利

奧立佛·史塔沛頓

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Prick up your earsThe designated mourner