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Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 418 works in 609 publications in 3 languages and 49,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Political fiction  Fantasy television programs  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1: Two brothers and two sisters find that an old wardrobe magically transports them into the world of Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who has kept the land in eternal winter and has turned all her enemies to stone. Disc 2: Narnia is later ruled by corrupt King Miraz, and his nephew calls upon the children to help defeat his uncle and restore the land to its former glory. Disc 3: After many years, a return visit to Narnia finds King Caspian old and frail, and the children embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find the vanished Prince Rilian and bring him home
Hiroshima mon amour by Alain Resnais ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unnamed pair consists of a Japanese man and a French woman in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with the consequences of war -- he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by acting in a motion picture while remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
The Silver chair by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eustace is summoned back to the magical land of Narnia with his new friend Jill. Many years have passed since Eustace's last visit. King Caspian is old and frail. The mysterious disappearance years ago of his son, Prince Rilian, has remained unsolved. Aslan the lion charges the children to embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find Rilian and bring him home
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prince Caspian: The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt King Miraz. His nephew Prince Caspian calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan, and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Years later, Caspian, Lucy, Edmund, and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon, and finally, the edge of the world
Animal farm by John Halas ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are more equal but some animals more equal than others."
Sommarnattens leende Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Swedish and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sharp satire about eight Swedish aristocrats who become romantically and comically intertwined over a single weekend
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by Albert Maysles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door slesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair"--Promotional materials
Fanny och Alexander Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part comedy and part ghost story, the film, set in a rural Swedish town in 1907, tells the story of one year in the lives of the colorful Ekdahl family
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Short cuts by Robert Altman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving
Slacker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Linklater's Slacker presents a day in the life of a subculture of marginal, eccentric, and overeducated citizens in and around the University of Texas; a prescient look at an emerging generation of aggressive nonparticipants
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he's loved her all along
The Lion, the witch & the wardrobe by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers and two sisters cross through a wardrobe closet and enter the magic land of Narnia. The children discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du deĢsir by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luis Bunuel's final film explodes with eroticism, bringing full circle to the director's lifelong preoccupation with the darker side of desire. Bunuel regular Fernando Rey plays Matthieu, an urbane widower, tortured by his lust for the elusive Conchita. With subversive flare, Bunuel uses two different actresses in the lead role: Carole Bouquet, a sophisticated French beauty and Angela Molina, a Spanish coquette. Drawn from Pierre Louys's 1898 novel, La Femme et le Pantin
Night and the city by Jules Dassin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Maurice by James Ivory ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge students that fall in love, but must make difficult choices between abiding by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality and following through on their feelings
Heritage civilization and the Jews by Abba Solomon Eban ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heritage brings to life the long and complex history of the Jews and their centuries-old interaction with the rest of Western civilization
The complete Monterey Pop Festival ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monterey Pop is the first filmed document of a rock festival. The Monterey Pop Festival, held on California's Monterey Peninsula in 1967, inspired Jann Wenner to launch his enormously successful "Rolling Stone Magazine." It also did much to boost the careers of many of the pop and rock stars who performed in it
Faces by John Cassavetes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Le cercle rouge Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime. He, a notorious escapee, and an alcoholic ex-cop plan a jewel heist, while being pursued by a police superintendent
 
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