Everest Script

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Director:Baltasar Kormákur
Written by:William Nicholson (Screenplay), Simon Beaufoy (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" 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 of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

Breathe Script

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Director:Andy Serkis
Written by:William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Shadowlands Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:William Nicholson (Theatre Play), William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets spirited poet Joy Gresham

Nell Script

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Director:Michael Apted
Written by:Mark Handley (Theatre Play), William Nicholson (Screenplay), Mark Handley (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In a remote woodland cabin, a small town doctor discovers Nell - a beautiful young hermit woman with many secrets.

First Knight Script

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Director:Jerry Zucker
Written by:Lorne Cameron (Story), David Hoselton (Story), William Nicholson (Story), William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The timeless tale of King Arthur and the legend of Camelot are retold in this passionate period drama. Arthur is reluctant to hand the crown to Lancelot, and Guinevere is torn between her loyalty to her husband and her growing love for his rival. But Lancelot must balance his loyalty to the throne with the rewards of true love.

Firelight Script

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Director:William Nicholson
Written by:William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.

Grey Owl Script

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Director:Richard Attenborough
Written by:William Nicholson (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Archie Grey Owl is a trapper in Canada in the early 1930s when a young Iroquois woman from town asks him to teach her Indian ways. They live in the woods, where she is appalled at how trapped animals die. She adopts two orphaned beaver kits and helps Archie see his way to stop trapping. Instead, he works as a guide, a naturalist writer, and then the Canadian government hires him to save the beaver in a conserve by Lake Ajawaan in Prince Albert National Park. He writes a biography, which brings him attention in Canada and invitations to lecture in England. Before he leaves, he and Anahareo (Pony) marry. In England, his secret is revealed. Will Anahareo continue to love him?

Les Miserables

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Director:Tom Hooper
Written by:Victor Hugo (Novel), William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption.


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Director:Ridley Scott
Written by:David Franzoni (Screenplay), John Logan (Screenplay), William Nicholson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to the throne, Maximus is set to be executed. He escapes, but is captured by slave traders. Renamed Spaniard and forced to become a gladiator, Maximus must battle to the death with other men for the amusement of paying audiences.

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

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Director:Shekhar Kapur
Written by:William Nicholson (Screenplay), Michael Hirst (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.