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Hetreed, Olivia

Works: 20 works in 130 publications in 9 languages and 3,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biographical fiction  Historical films  Medical television programs  Television programs  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Olivia Hetreed
Girl with a pearl earring by Peter Webber( Visual )

76 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created
Wuthering heights by Andréa Arnold( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An epic love story that spans childhood into adulthood, the film follows Heathcliff, an outsider taken in and given a home by a benevolent Yorkshire farmer, Earnshaw. Heathcliff develops a passionate relationship with the farmer's teenage daughter, Catherine, inspiring the envy and mistrust of his rough-hewn son, Hindley. Years later, when Earnshaw dies, the young adults must finally confront the intense feelings and destructive rivalries that have developed between them"--Container
The treasure seekers by Nicholas Farrell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five motherless Bastable children struggle to save their inventor father from financial ruin
The Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American millionaire Hiram B. Otis (Saxon), his wife, Lucretia (Imrie), and teenage daughter, Virginia (Potts), move into historic and imposing Canterville Chase, which comes complete with its very own eccentric ghost, Sir Simon de Canterville (Richardson), who is determined to drive them out
Girl with a pearl earring by Tracy Chevalier( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in German and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired on of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the story of 16-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius, even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil
Scarlett Johansson collection Girl with a pearl earring, A good woman, An American rhapsody( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Girl with a pearl earring: In 1665, seventeen-year-old housemaid Griet attracts the attention of master painter Johannes Vermeer; the couple must hide their growing relationship from the painter's volatile wife Catharina, which becomes difficult when a wealthy patron commissions Vermeer to paint a portrait of Griet. A good woman: A notorious seductress entices the husband of a faithful young woman, delighting the gossips and prompting a series of unexpected consequences. An American rhapsody: Persecuted by a Communist government, a Hungarian couple makes a daring flight for freedom, but must leave their daughter behind to be raised by a peasant couple
What Katy did( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small nineteenth-century American town, the story deals with the simple joys and sorrows in a young girl's life. Thirteen-year-old Katy was the sort of girl who might do anything next, so long as it was something exciting! Katie is a handful for her widowed father, Dr. Car and her stern aunt, Izzie, who share responsibility of raising Katy and her siblings. The arrival of her worldly, invalid cousin, Helen, exposes Katy to a world she never knew existed
Not waving, but drowning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the nightmares of modern society is Multiple Debt. Using actors as the victims and true life professionals, the traumatic experiences of one family unfold. Every aspect of their financial details are revealed, giving remarkable insight into an ever growing problem. Apart from the family, everyone from the banker to the doctor are played by actual professionals doing their job. If this story has any moral, it's that debt can mount incredibly quickly. The ultimate financial problem, spending beyond your means, and not being able to curtail that spending, is painstakingly depicted in detail
Girl with a pearl earring DVD 294 by Scarlett Johansson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor seventeenth-century servant girl knows her place in the household of the painter Johannes Vermeer, but when he begins to paint her, nasty whispers and rumors circulate throughout the town
Memo from Machiavelli by Nicolas Kent( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines Niccolo Machiavelli's best work "The Prince" and argues that although the political landscape may appear greatly changed from that of Machiavelli's Florence, the essential elements of power politics are immutable
Peter Spens : site specific( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British TV family collection : three historical period classics( Visual )

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

Children of the New Forest: is adapted from a classic adventure book for children set during the turmoil of the English Civil War in the 17th century. The Canterville ghost is a lavish adaptation of Oscar Wilde's delightful tale of a ghost who terrorizes an American family that naively moves into a haunted mansion. Coral Island is adapted from a classic adventure novel set in the 1850s. Coral Island is a tale of survival and bonding on the high seas among a group of young men whose ship is destroyed by a massive storm while sailing for the South Seas
Wuthering Heights( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in German and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Heathcliff, a young orphan, is adopted by the owner of Wuthering Heights manor. He grows up with the owner's daughter, Catherine. But as an adult, she decides to marry a wealthy neighbor. Heartbroken and betrayed, Healthcliff seeks revenge on everyone who wronged him
Shinju no mimikazari no shōjo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

El ángel exterminador by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

When Heathcliff loses Cathy Earnshaw, the woman he obsessively loves, to the wealthy but inferior Edgar Linton, he plans a savage retaliation upon both families that extends into the next generation
Le jardin des secrets ce trésor est en chacun de nous ! by Juliet May( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Cinq enfants à l'imagination débordante tentent par tous les moyens de rétablir la fortune familiale. Persuadés que leur demeure recèle des trésors cachés, ils partent en quête d'une richesse aussi vaste que leurs rêves fantaisistes. Faisant face à la réalité du monde des adultes, ces enfants découvriront bien vite que leur quête elle-même constitue ce trésor perdu : le Rêve de l'enfance"
The dolphins of Laurentium( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Girl With A Pearl Earring ; Based On The Novel By Tracy Chevalier ; Screenplay By Olivia Hetreed ; Director: Peter Webber ; Starring: Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson by Tracy Chevalier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The treasure seekers