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Powell, Sandy

Overview
Works: 27 works in 93 publications in 5 languages and 16,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Romance films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Steampunk films 
Roles: Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sandy Powell
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After years of incarceration, Irish immigrant Amsterdam Vallon (DiCaprio) returns to lower Manhattan's lawless, corrupt Five Points section seeking revenge against the rival gang leader (Day-Lewis) who killed his father. But before long, Amsterdam's personal vendetta becomes part of an erupting wave of full-blown gang warfare."--Container
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing
Shutter Island by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cuando el agente federal Teddy Daniels llega al manicomio para delincuentes psicóticos en Shutter Island, lo que comienza como una investigación de rutina rápidamente toma un giro siniestro. A medida que la investigación avanza, Teddy va descubriendo más estremecedoras y terroríficas verdades acerca de la isla y se da cuenta de que hay algunos lugares de los que nunca podrás escapar."--Envase
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of her 18th birthday and succession to the English throne, young Princess Victoria is caught in a royal power struggle. But it is her blossoming love affair with Albert that will determine the strength of her reign. Can she dedicate her life to her country and her heart to the one she truly loves?
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage
The Tempest( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge"--Container
Sylvia by Christine Jeffs( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the early romance and tempestuous marriage of poet Sylvia Plath and her husband Ted Hughes
Caravaggio by Derek Jarman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derek Jarman's most profound reflection on art, sexuality and identity retells the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld. Caravaggio incorporates the painter's precise aesthetic into the movie's own visuals, while touching on all of Jarman's major concerns: history, homosexuality, violence and the relationship between painting and film. Starring Nigel Terry, Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer) and Sean Bean (Game of Thrones)
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about young William Shakespeare who meets his ideal woman that inspires him to write Romeo and Juliet
Edward II by Derek Jarman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 215 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."
Wittgenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning and profoundly entertaining work on modern philosophy and the genius that revolutionized it. A humorous and bold portrait of the irreverent 20th-century gay thinker who preferred detective fiction and Carmen Miranda musicals to Aristotle
Felicia's journey by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Hilditch, an eccentric chef, befriends a young woman, Felicia, who has come to town searching for her boyfriend. She is attracted to the seemingly harmless and extremely helpful Hilditch, trusting him and entering his life, only to discover too late that she is not the first woman that he has taken in
The angelic conversation by Derek Jarman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The super-8 mélange layers music by Coil and readings of Shakespeare love sonnets
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend
Orlando by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
The Departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Velvet goldmine by Todd Haynes( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 10 years since glam-rock superstar Brian Slade faked his own death and vanished from the spotlight. Now, it's the job of an investigative reporter to locate this living legend and uncover the truth behind his disappearance!
 
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Alternative Names
Sandy Powell britische Kostümbildnerin

Sandy Powell Brits kostuumontwerpster

Sandy Powell costumista britannica

Сэнди Пауэлл

ساندي باول مصممة أزياء بريطانية

سندی پاول

샌디 파월 영국의 영화 의상 디자이너

サンディ・パウエル

珊蒂·鮑威爾

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