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Fletcher, Geoffrey 1970-

Overview
Works: 6 works in 73 publications in 6 languages and 3,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Fiction  Sports films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Director, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Geoffrey Fletcher
Precious (Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

52 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, and discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Violet & Daisy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brutal fable about a pair of teenage assassins who believe they've landed a straightforward assignment but soon find themselves thrown off their game when their latest target isn't who they expected
Precious (2009) by Lee Daniels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1987, obese, illiterate, black 16-year-old Claireece 'Precious' Jones lives in Harlem with her dysfunctional family. She has been raped and impregnated twice by her father, Carl. She suffers constant physical, mental and sexual abuse from her unemployed mother, Mary. After getting pregnant for the second time, Precious is suspended from her school. Her principal arranges to have her attend an alternative school where her new teacher, Ms. Rain, helps Precious learn to read and she responds to this glimmer of hope. Precious also meets Mrs. Weiss, a social worker, who discovers the abuse and incest that Precious has had to endure. Her father dies of AIDS and Precious learns that she is now HIV-positive
Precious - Das Leben ist kostbar( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precious (based on the novel 'Push' by Sapphire) : [screenplay] by Geoffrey Fletcher( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Precious : la véritable histoire de Precious Jones( Visual )

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

"Claireece « Precious » Jones, une jeune fille noire, obèse et analphabète de seize ans, vit à Harlem avec sa mère, une femme sans emploi, qui la maltraite physiquement et mentalement. Elle a une petite fille trisomique de son propre père, Carl, qui abuse d'elle sexuellement. Afin de fuir une réalité trop dure pour elle, Claireece s'invente un monde où elle est la star et où tout le monde l'aime. Lorsqu'elle tombe enceinte de son deuxième enfant, elle est renvoyée de son école. Mais la directrice de l'établissement refuse de l'abandonner et lui donne les coordonnées d'une école pour adolescents en difficulté. Grâce à sa nouvelle institutrice, mademoiselle Blu Rain, Claireece va apprendre à lire et à écrire et voir le monde d'un œil nouveau."--Site fr.wikipedia.org, visionné le 2 juin 2017
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Fletcher, Geoffrey Shawn.

Fletcher, Geoffrey Shawn 1970-

Geoffrey Fletcher

Geoffrey Fletcher sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Geoffrey Fletcher US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Professor für Film

Geoffrey S. Fletcher Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Geoffrey S. Fletcher cinéaste américain

Geoffrey S. Fletcher guionista estadounidense

Джеффри С Флетчер Сценарист и кинорежисёр

Джеффрі Флетчер

ג'ופרי פלטשר תסריטאי אמריקאי

جفری اس فلچر فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان آمریکایی

ジェフリー・S・フレッチャー

杰弗里·弗莱彻

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