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Fox, Robert 1952-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 139 publications in 3 languages and 10,349 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion picture plays  History  Historical films  Biography  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Speaker, Librettist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Fox
The hours by Stephen Daldry ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1929, Virginia Woolf is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway, ' under the care of doctors and family. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday, but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it
Atonement by Joe Wright ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Notes on a scandal by Judi Dench ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
Iris by Richard Eyre ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
Playing for keeps ( Visual )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn
So I married an axe murderer by Robbie Fox ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie is a hip bookstore owner with a commitment problem. When he falls in love with a butcher, he suspects she's a serial killer and he is her next victim
So I married an axe murderer (1993) shooting script by Robbie Fox ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boy from Oz original cast recording by Peter Allen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A month by the lake ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Bentley has been holidaying on beautiful Lake Como since she was a child. But this year is different - her father, her long-time companion, has recently died and it is her first time here on her own. Perhaps that is why Miss Bentley feels drawn to the new English visitor at the hotel, Major Wilshaw. The two strike up a friendship which is disturbed when a beautiful girl arrives and starts showing the major affection
The hours Les heures by Stephen Daldry ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En 1929, Virginia Woolf commence à écrire son roman "Mrs. Dalloway" sous les soins de son médecin et de sa famille. En 1951, Laura Brown prépare une fête pour l'anniversaire de son mari, mais la lecture du roman de Virginia Woolf la préoccupe. En 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn est en train de planifier une soirée de commémoration pour un de ses amis, un écrivain décédé du Sida. Les trois histoires sont interconnectées avec le roman: une l'écrit, une le lit et la dernière le vit
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bridges of Madison County: World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid is on assignment to photograph the bridges of Madison County, Iowa. He stops for directions at Francesca Johnson's farmhouse, and passion ignites. Defending your life: A man who is killed in a car accident ends up in 'Judgment City', a holding station for souls, where a person must defend themselves in a trial of their life in order to advance into Heaven. The hours: In 1929, Virginia Woolf, under the care of doctors and family, is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway'. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it. Heartburn: Cookbook author Rachel Samstat--out of analysis and seven months pregnant--discovers that her husband is into analysis and an affair, and suffers six weeks of intensive heartburn
Quand Harriet découpe Charlie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on a scandal chou wen bi ji ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
SO I MARRIED AN AXE MURDERER by Robbie Fox ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes a listing of cast and credits, two copies of the production information and a log of events
The boy from Oz original Australian cast recording by Peter Allen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skull a night of terror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wives and kids of two local cops have been taken hostage by a band of murderous escaped convicts. Their leader is the psychopathic mass-murderer named Skull
Un mes en el lago = A month[Videograbación]y the lake ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama concerning behind-the-scenes tensions during of a series of televised interviews with former President Richard Nixon in 1977
Las Horas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La historia de tres mujeres en la búsqueda del sentido de sus vidas. Cada una vive en una época y lugar diferentes, pero están vinculadas entre sí por sus anhelos y sus miedos
Closer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Fox, Robert Michael John.
Languages
English (95)
Spanish (8)
French (3)
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