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Beaufoy, Simon

Overview
Works: 81 works in 592 publications in 12 languages and 16,825 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Biographical films  Romance films  Survival films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Simon Beaufoy
Publications by Simon Beaufoy
Most widely held works by Simon Beaufoy
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( visu )
100 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 3,544 libraries worldwide
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love
The Hunger Games by Gary Ross( visu )
51 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,108 libraries worldwide
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor's Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell); a competition that could change Panem forever
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( visu )
45 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,332 libraries worldwide
In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Lasse Hallström( visu )
45 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
A London fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible
Miss Pettigrew lives for a day by Amy Adams( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,645 libraries worldwide
In 1939 London, Miss Guinevere Pettigrew is a middle-aged governess who finds herself once again unfairly dismissed from her job. Now she must seize the day if she wants a job. She does this by intercepting an employment assignment outside of her comfort level as social secretary. Arriving at a penthouse apartment for the interview, Miss Pettigrew is catapulted into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse. Suddenly, Miss Pettigrew finds herself swept into the world of high society. Within hours she is living it up. Taking the social secretary designation to heart, she tries to help her new friend Delysia navigate both a love life and career. This is complicated by the three men in Delysias life: devoted pianist Michael, intimidating nightclub owner Nick, and impressionable junior impresario Phil. Miss Pettigrew herself is unexpectedly drawn to the gallant Joe, a successful designer who is tenuously engaged to haughty fashion maven Edythe - the one person who senses that the new social secretary may be out of her element and schemes to undermine her. Over the next 24 hours, Guinevere and Delysia will empower each other to discover their romantic destinies
Everest by Baltasar Kormákur( visu )
22 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
The full monty by Peter Cattaneo( visu )
118 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,550 libraries worldwide
Six unemployed men, inspired by a touring group of male strippers, decide they can make a small fortune by putting on a striptease show of their own with one small difference. They intend to go the "full monty" and strip completely naked. A hilarious, heartfelt comedy in which six friends discover the inner strength to overcome the problems in their personal lives
The full monty : [the complete book and lyrics of the hit Broadway musical] by David Yazbek( Book )
44 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 387 libraries worldwide
A novelization of the motion picture "The Full Monty," which tells the story of six working-class men who decide to alleviate their financial woes by becoming male strippers
Slumdog millionaire : the shooting script by Simon Beaufoy( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik's life. A penniless, eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he's one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"--Page 4 of cover
Blow dry ( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in French and English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A British hair-styling contest comes to a small town where the local mayor begs a town hairdresser to get involved in the contest
Among giants by Sam Miller( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and French and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Love story about two free spirits: he's the foreman of a rag-tag crew hired on the sly to paint miles of electrical towers; she's an Australian backpacker in search of adventure
This is not a love song ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
After doing 4 moths time ia a Glasgow prison, Spike reunites with his buddy Heaton. Together, they hit the road for a new start on life. Before long, however, their stolen truck runs out of gas. When they stop for gas at a nearby farm, things go terribly wrong and an innocent girl is shot dead. The two flee on foot, but an angry mob soon follow in relentless pursuit
Yasmin by Kenneth Glenaan( visu )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Drama set amongst a Muslim community in the north of England before and after the events of 9/11
Slumdog millionaire by Simon Beaufoy( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love
127 hours : the shooting script by Danny Boyle( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Includes the shooting script of the film, along with photographs, and complete cast and crew credits (p. 95-101)
The Hunger games catching fire = Hunger games : l'embrasement by Francis Lawrence( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : "Katniss Everdeen est rentrée chez elle saine et sauve après avoir remporté la 74e édition des Hunger Games avec son partenaire Peeta Mellark. Puisqu'ils ont gagné, ils sont obligés de laisser une fois de plus leur famille et leurs amis pour partir faire la tournée de la victoire dans tous les districts. Au fil de son voyage, Katniss sent que la révolte gronde, mais le Capitole exerce toujours un contrôle absolu sur les districts tandis que le président Snow prépare la 75e édition des Hunger Games, les jeux de l'Expiation, une compétition qui pourrait changer Panem à jamais ..."
Everest : based on the incredible true story ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Multiple languages and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, the film documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival
The namesake/ slumdog millionaire double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Slumdog millionaire: Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost
The millionaire ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Per riuscire a riconquistare la sua ex, un ragazzo indiano, analfabeta, decide di partecipare al programma "Chi vuol essere miliardario?", del quale la ragazza è assidua spettatrice, a lui non interessa il denaro, lui vuole vincere per dimostrare qualcosa alla sua amata. Quando, dopo aver scalato tutte le domande, riesce a vincere, viene accusato di aver imbrogliato. (LaFeltrinelli)
Hunger games : L'embrasement ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a Victor's Tour of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games, The Quarter Quell, and announces a competition that could change Panem forever
 
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Simon Beaufoy Britischer Drehbuchautor
Simon Beaufoy britisk manusforfattar
Simon Beaufoy britisk manusforfatter
Simon Beaufoy britisk manuskriptforfatter
Simon Beaufoy Brits scenarioschrijver
Simon Beaufoy brittisk manusförfattare
Simon Beaufoy sceneggiatore e regista britannico
Саймон Бофой
Саймън Бюфой
سایمن بوفوی فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی
サイモン・ボーファイ
Languages
English (342)
German (49)
French (46)
Spanish (40)
Multiple languages (9)
Italian (4)
Turkish (3)
Hindi (2)
Chinese (1)
Basque (1)
Catalan (1)
Czech (1)
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