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Stapleton, Oliver

Works: 113 works in 503 publications in 7 languages and 8,842 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Televised plays  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Illustrator, Scenarist, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
Publications about Oliver Stapleton
Publications by Oliver Stapleton
Most widely held works by Oliver Stapleton
The proposal by Anne Fletcher( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,859 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 Lasse Hallström( visu )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,340 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( visu )
29 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,059 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( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 868 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( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 641 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Irish immigrant Ned Kelly is sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a 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
One fine day by Terrel Seltzer( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 632 libraries worldwide
The film is about a hectic day that gradually transforms the mutual antagonism between two single working parents - a feisty architect (Michelle Pfeiffer) with a son, and a snide political columnist (George Clooney) with a daughter - into love
Birthday girl by Jez Butterworth( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Internet love connections and mail-order brides rarely ever work out, and John should have known. Having never been lucky in love and tired of waiting for the perfect woman to come along, John decides to take his chances and orders a mail-order bride from Russia. At first, things seem perfect even though Nadia doesn't speak much English. But when Nadia's 'cousins' unexpectedly arrive to celebrate her birthday, John is drawn into their web of corruption and crime
Prick up your ears by Stephen Frears( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 289 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 Leslie Dixon( visu )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 257 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( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 246 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
Absolute beginners by Julien Temple( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 135 libraries worldwide
"Ein im Farbigen-Ghetto Londons wohnender junger Mann verliert seine Angebetete an einen älteren Mann. Erst als gefeierter Modefotograf trifft er sie wieder. Die Liebesgeschichte vor dem Hintergrund der künstlerischen Verrücktheiten und Rassenunruhen der 50er Jahre ist lediglich der Aufhänger für einen abendfüllenden Video-Clip mit teilweise einfallsreichen Analogien zum Film-Musical. [...]" []
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 133 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
The designated mourner ( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 100 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( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 81 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( visu )
19 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 77 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( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Crooked U.S. soldiers are stationed on an American Army base in West Germany during the waning days of the cold war. Special Fourth Class Elwood guards against the Soviets while on duty, and rips off the U.S. military while off duty. Elwood runs a profitable black-market business that operates just below the official radar. One day, he and his gang uncover some loot that will land them some real money - high-tech military weaponry. As they try to quietly offload the stuff, the new sergeant catches on to the nefarious deeds and sets out to put him out of business
Let him have it ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 49 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
The cider house rules by John Irving( visu )
40 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Homer Wells ha pasado prácticamente toda su vida en el estado rural de Maine, tras los muros del orfanato St. Cloud, dirigido por Dr. Larch. Homer podría ser su sucesor, pero siente la imperiosa necesidad de salir de allí y conocer el mundo que le rodea. Es entonces, trabajando en el manzanar, cuando se enamorará de la bella Candy y aprenderá de forma indeleble algunas lecciones sobre la vida, el amor y la familia
An unfinished life by Lasse Hallström( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 39 libraries worldwide
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The van by Stephen Frears( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Bimbo is brokenhearted at being laid off. His best friend Larry hasn't held down a job in ages. During World Cup fever these two fast friends cook up a get-quick-rich scheme that may be a dream come true or a living nightmare -- Container
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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
English (211)
Spanish (44)
German (30)
Italian (11)
French (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (1)
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