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Orion Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 382 works in 677 publications in 8 languages and 20,118 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Crime films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Publisher, fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Orion Home Video (Firm)
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 868 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 = My father's glory by Yves Robert( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film is the story of a very special summer that 11 year-old Marcel spent with his family in the Provençe countryside
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in French and English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French historical drama, which concerns a bizarre battle royale over a valuable natural spring in a remote French farming community
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( Visual )

7 editions published in 1989 in French and English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1944 Jean arrives at a Catholic boarding school and forms a friendship with one of the brightest pupils at the school. Julien evenutally discovers that Jean is Jewish. The friends' lives are disrupted by the appearance of a Gestapo officer. Based on the director's life, this film chronicles Malle's experiences during the German occupation of France in World War II
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 488 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 )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the desolate coast of Denmark, two elderly, religious women take in a young woman to be their housekeeper and cook, not knowing she is a superb French chef. 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in German and Russian and held by 458 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
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 446 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
Jean de Florette ; Manon of the spring = Manon des sources by Marcel Pagnol( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in French and English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2 of the two-part storyline begun in Jean de Florette. Ten years after Jean has died, Jeans's daughter Manon tries to avenge his death by cutting off the village water supply and accusing Jean's neighbors of murder
Dirty rotten scoundrels by Frank Oz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 429 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 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Czech doctor, dedicated to promiscuity, is forced to choose between his wife and his lover
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 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman unwillingly becomes the fourth wife of a wealthy man
Ulee's gold( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures the essence of a man who escapes one war only to find himself at battle with his wounded spirit. He methodically tends his bees, carefully provides for those that need him and vigilantly keeps his emotions at bay, buts finds that he must break through his emotional walls when everything is threatened by a long-buried secret
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Civil War hero (Costner) who travels west where he is assigned to an abandoned fort. His nearest neighbors are members of a Sioux tribe, and they gradually become friends. He marries a tribe woman (McDonnell) and ultimately must make a decision about the tribe and their life when he realizes what their fate will be at the hands of the white man
Throw momma from the train by Danny DeVito( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 336 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 )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farce involving a woman in love with a terrorist
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in French and held by 299 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 280 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 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle to lead and maintain a normal life is at the core of this dramatic and often funny tale. At the center of this struggle is Fred Tate, a seven-year-old child with an IQ bordering on genius. Allowing Fred to enroll in a summer camp for gifted children, Dede, Fred's single mom, soon finds herself in a battle with the camp psychologist, Jane Grierson, a former prodigy herself, over what is best for Fred
 
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The silence of the lambs
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La gloire de mon père = My father's gloryRobocopJean de Florette ; Manon of the spring = Manon des sourcesUlee's goldDances with wolvesCamille ClaudelLittle man Tate