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Working Title Films

Overview
Works: 286 works in 1,068 publications in 7 languages and 99,370 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Spy television programs  History  Television mini-series  Humor  Historical drama  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications by Working Title Films
Most widely held works about Working Title Films
 
Most widely held works by Working Title Films
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
52 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,719 libraries worldwide
A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( visu )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,281 libraries worldwide
Disenchanted with the daily drudge of crushing rocks on a prison farm in Mississippi, the dapper, silvertongued Ulysses Everett McGill busts loose. Except he's still shackled to his two chain-mates from the chain gang - bad-tempered Pete and sweet, dimwitted Delmar. With nothing to lose and buried loot to regain - before it's lost forever in a flood - the three embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this hilarious offbeat road picture. Populated with strange characters, including a blind prophet, sexy sirens and a one-eyed Bible salesman, it's an odyssey filled with chases, close calls, near misses and betrayal that will leave you laughing at every outrageous and surprising twist and turn
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( visu )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,274 libraries worldwide
The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,845 libraries worldwide
England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country
Atonement by Joe Wright( visu )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,798 libraries worldwide
In 1935, thirteen-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
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,670 libraries worldwide
A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding( visu )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 2,616 libraries worldwide
In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Les Misérables by Alain Boublil( visu )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,552 libraries worldwide
In early 19th century France the paroled prisoner Jean Valjean seeks redemption, regains his social standing, and rises to the rank of mayor. He encounters a beautiful but desperately ill woman named Fantine and cares for her daughter, Cosette, after her death. All the while he is obsessively pursued by the policeman Javert, who vows to make him pay for the crimes of his past
About a boy by Nick Hornby( visu )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 2,388 libraries worldwide
Will is a good-looking, smooth-talking bachelor whose primary goal in life is to avoid any kind of responsibility. So he decides to invent an imaginary son in order to meet attractive single moms. Will gets a lesson about life from a bright but hopelessly geeky 12-year-old named Marcus. Now, as Will struggles to teach Marcus the art of being cool, Marcus teaches Will that you are never too cool to grow up
Love actually by Richard Curtis( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,354 libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( visu )
34 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,306 libraries worldwide
"Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand."--Container
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( visu )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,195 libraries worldwide
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Notting Hill by Roger Michell( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 2,148 libraries worldwide
Anna Scott, a famous movie star and William Thacker, a travel bookstore owner meet for the first time and wonder if they can fall in love while the whole world is watching
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,096 libraries worldwide
A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the only airplane hijacked on 9/11 that didn't reach its intended target
Anna Karenina by Keira Knightley( visu )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,079 libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
The soloist by Steve Lopez( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,998 libraries worldwide
In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
Elizabeth the golden age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,998 libraries worldwide
1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( visu )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
When a disc filled with some of the CIA's most irrelevant secrets gets in the hands of two determined, but dim-witted, gym employees, the duo is intent on exploiting their find
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré( visu )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
At the height of the Cold War, a precarious operation goes deadly wrong, and the head of British Intelligence wonders if a double agent is leaking vital secrets. Brought out of retirement to expose the potential mole, master spy George Smiley is the only one who can be trusted to expose one of their own. Or can he? As the emotional and physical tolls mount on the high-ranking suspects, Smiley will be forced into the ultimate international spy game where everyone's motives are in question
State of play ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
When D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures
 
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