Tag: literature

Mary Shelley (2017)

Director: Haifaa al-Mansour Producer: Amy Baer Screenplay: Emma Jensen Genre: Biography | Drama | Historical | Romantic Music: Amelia Warner Country: Australia, UK, Ireland, USA, Luxembourg Language: English Studio: HanWay Films | BFI Release date: 2017 Running time: 121 minutes Elle Fanning…

Jean Giraudoux

(1882–1944) Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux Works: • Amica America (French) • L’École des indifférents (French) • Elpénor (French) • Suzanne et le Pacifique (French) Filmography as Writer: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer  …

Alexandre Dumas fils

(1824–1895) Works: • Kamelianainen (Finnish) • La dame aux camélias (French) • La Dame aux Camilias (English) • La kolomba premio (Esperanto) • Les Femmes qui tuent et les Femmes qui votent (French) • The Princess of Bagdad (English) •…

Alexandre Dumas, père

(1802–1870) Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie Works: • Acté (French) • Ali Pacha (English) • Amaury (Spanish) • Ange Pitou (Finnish) • Balsamo, the Magician (English) • Bastiljin valloitus (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi I (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi II (Finnish)…

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

(1732–1799) Works: • L’autre Tartuffe, ou La mère coupable (French) • Le barbier de Séville (French) • La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro (French) • Sevillan parturi eli Turha varovaisuus (Finnish) Beaumarchais in Film: Beaumarchais, l’insolent 1996 Director: Édouard…

Molière (2007)

Director: Laurent Tirard Producer: Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier Screenplay: Laurent Tirard, Grégoire Vigneron Genre: Biography | Comedy | Historical Music: Frédéric Talgorn Country: France Language: French Studio: Fidélité Films Release date: 2007 Running time: 120 minutes Romain Duris (1974) as Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (1622-1673)…

Thomas More

(1478–1535) Sir Thomas More Saint Thomas More Works: • Dialogue of Comfort Against Tribulation (English) • Utopia (English) • Utopia (German) Sir Thomas More in Film: A Man for All Seasons 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller   Born February…

Nicolas Edmé Restif de la Bretonne

(1734–1806) Nicolas-Edme Rétif Works: • L’Anti-Justine; ou, Les Delices de l’amour (French) • Contes de Restif de la Bretonne (French) Restif de la Bretonne in Film: La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni   Born October 23…

H. G. Wells

(1866–1946) Herbert George Wells Works: • A Modern Utopia (English) • A Short History of the World (English) • Aarnihauta ja muita juttuja (Finnish) • Aikakone (Finnish) • An Englishman Looks at the World (English) • Ann Veronica: A Modern…

Robert Louis Stevenson

(1850–1894) Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson Works: • Aarresaari (Finnish) • A Child’s Garden of Verses (English) • A Christmas Sermon (English) • A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa (English) • A Lowden Sabbath Morn (English) •…