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Hemdale Film Corporation

Overview
Works: 92 works in 320 publications in 3 languages and 12,261 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Sports films  Epic films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Hemdale Film Corporation
Platoon by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and French and held by 4,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself
The Terminator by James Cameron ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends in indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
Hoosiers by - ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An outsider becomes the new coach of the underdog high school basketball team in a 1951 Indiana farm town, using methods that are unfamiliar and upsetting to the townspeople
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic adventure full of slaves and concubines, and warlords. The true story of Pu Yi, who at the age of 3, toddled to the Imperial Dragon Throne to become "Lord of 10,000 Years," China's last emperor
Salvador by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veteran war photojournalist is sent to El Salvador in 1980 to capture the bloodshed, brutality and injustices of the war on film
Vincent & Theo by Robert Altman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film paints a provocative picture of the tragic life of artist Vincent Van Gogh and his obsessively dedicated brother Theo
River's edge by Tim Hunter ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an actual event, a close-knit group of teenagers discover that one of their own has killed his girlfriend. Emotionally ill-prepared, they struggle to differentiate between friendship and responsibility
The return of the living dead by Dan O'Bannon ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On his first day on the job at an army surplus store, poor Freddy unwittingly releases nerve gas from a secret U.S. military canister, unleashing an unbelievable terror. The gas re-animates an army of corpses, who arise from their graves with a ravenous hunger ... for human brains! And luckily for those carnivorous cadavers, there is a group of partying teens nearby, just waiting to be eaten!"--Container
Hidden agenda by Ken Loach ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and French and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth-- which they soon discover to be contained in an audio tape which the man had with him, exposing political manipulations at the highest levels of government. But such underlying agendas require careful considerations to avoid worse things than murder
The belly of an architect by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stourley Kracklite, a burly middle-aged American architect, is in Rome to organize a large-scale exhibition of the work of Etienne-Louis Boullee (1728-1799), a visionary French architect. His wife Louisa is along, and a little bored with his cerebral fixations. Surrounded by Roman art and architecture--whose perfect scaling and Classicist surfaces he has always admired--Kracklite is overcome by narcissistic jealousy. Amidst the graceful clean domes, virile statues, and sturdily parallel columns of Roman monuments, Kracklite suspects Louisa of trying to poison him as his prodigious gut begins giving him searing pains. Anxious and paranoid, he's undone by his fear that despite his internal inspirations, an architect is a speck of a thing compared to what he builds--huge, material spectacles that far outlive their progenitors
At close range by James Foley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A juvenile delinquent knows about petty theft, but he wants to steal big money. He looks to his father, a big-time thief, for guidance. Then he witnesses his father committing a murder and realizes he is in over his head
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Shag ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four teenage girls have one last fling before they go their separate ways to college, careers and marriage
Carbon copy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an uptight executive discovers he has a long-lost black son, his tidy world goes hopelessly and hilariously awry in this wickedly funny comedy
Robert Altman's images by Robert Altman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cathryn is suffering from schizophrenia and is haunted by hallucinations of apparitions. Her husband has his mind on other things, while her mental state is deteriorating. She is unable to define whether the people around her, like visitors to their house, are real or imaginary
Best seller ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A professional assassin decides to get revenge for being let go from the corporate empire he helped build by writing a tell all book. The question is who will still remain standing after the assassin's former employer kidnaps the writer's daughter and a confrontation ensues
Miracle mile by Steve DeJarnatt ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Harry picked up the pay phone he could hardly believe what he heard. Harry thought it was a joke, but they more he considered it, the clearer it became. America had 70 minutes until the bomb would be dropped. And Harry had to spread the word
Criminal law ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston attorney Ben Chase's career gets an upward surge when he successfully defends blueblood Martin Thiel during a well-publicized murder trial. But when he realizes that Thiel is the exacting, vicious serial killer he was accused of being, Chase is torn between professional responsibility and his own conscience. Hoping to snare the egotistical killer in a misstep, Chase engages in a tense game of cat-and-mouse with Thiel, blurring the lines between right and wrong, victim and villain, and fascination and repulsion
Chattahoochee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emmet Foley (Gary Oldman), a decorated Korean War veteran, attempts suicide because of difficulty adjusting to civilian life. As a result, he is institutionalized at the Chattahoochee State Mental Hospital in Florida where he witnesses abuse of other inmates by guards and extreme filthy conditions. Foley regains respect for humanity and mounts a campaign to correct the hospital's vile practices and to restore his own reputation
Beautiful dreamers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young doctor meets Walt Whitman at a medical conference and invites him to visit the asylum for the mentally ill in the doctor's home town. At first Whitman angers the town people with his radical ideas about individuality and guiltless sexuality, but gradually they are won over by Whitman's compassion and the liberating magic his ideas work on the asylum inmates. Based on a true story
 
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English (209)
French (10)
Italian (1)
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