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Orion Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 367 works in 667 publications in 8 languages and 21,065 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Angel films 
Roles: Publisher, fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Orion Home Video (Firm)
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in French and English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural France, Jean de Florette is the story of Jean Cadoret, a hunchback peasant who inherits a farm from his mother and strives to become a gentleman farmer. However, his powerful neighbor plots to steal his land. In Manon des sources, which is set ten years later, Jean's daughter determines to take revenge upon the men responsible for the death of her father
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and German and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in hope of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer
La gloire de mon père by Yves Robert( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film continues the story of Marcel's childhood; this time the family returns to the wild hills for Christmas
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( Visual )

7 editions published in 1989 in French and English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Boyhood memories of Catholic boarding school during the 1940s German occupation of France
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi
Karen Blixen's Babettes Gæstebud by Gabriel Axel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the chef, (who is never called upon to cook anything more complicated or mouth-watering than boiled codfish or soup), wins a large sum of money, she decides to spend it all creating a magnificent meal
Europa Europa Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in German and Russian and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish by religion, brought up as a Communist, given elitarian training by the Nazis - that is the story of Salomon Perel's life. During WWII he flees from the Nazis, lands in a Russian orphanage at the age of 14 and is brought up in the Communist manner. When Hitler's troops march into the town, he claims to be an ethnic German, becomes a frontline interpreter and finally ends up in an elitarian school for members of the Hitler Youth. He is released from his role at the end of the war, a role which he was forced to adopt in order to survive. The epilogue shows the authentic Salomon Perel who emigrated to Palestine
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in French and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Conservatory Theatre production of one of Rostand's most celebrated plays. Rostand's swashbuckling, romantic comedy is beloved for its tragic love story and its witty hero, Cyrano de Bergerac
RoboCop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop is a law enforcement cyborg created to stop a crime wave which is spreading all across America. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Dirty rotten scoundrels by Frank Oz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy filmed on the Riviera, it's the story of two con men who compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and the competition between the two men, one a suave and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up!
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Czechoslovakia in the 1960's, the story revolves around a young doctor who has a way with women and an aversion to politics. He suddenly finds himself caught up in his country's political turmoil and in a crisis of commitment with the women in his life
Raise the red lantern Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920's China, a female college student agrees to become the fourth wife of a wealthy nobleman. Each night, the master raises a red lantern outside the house of the wife he wishes to spend the night with. The wives have little to do but compete for their husband's favor, which draws them into a fierce battle
Ulee's gold( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Florida beekeeper escapes one battle only to find himself in another as a long-buried secret threatens his family and his livelihood
Throw momma from the train by Danny DeVito( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen says he will murder Larry's lying, conniving ex-wife if Larry will send Owen's strange Momma to her maker
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" = Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farce involving a woman in love with a terrorist
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former Union soldier is assigned to an abandoned fort within Sioux Indian territory. He learns to love and respect his Native American neighbors and chooses to share in their hardships
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in French and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
Little man Tate by Jodie Foster( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development
La historia oficial The official story by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Argentina, the sheltered wife of a wealthy businessman finds herself face to face with a legacy of terror as she begins to discover that her adopted daughter may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparecidos" (the disappeared ones)
 
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The silence of the lambsLa gloire de mon pèreRoboCopUlee's goldDances with wolvesCamille ClaudelLittle man Tate