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Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 427 works in 620 publications in 3 languages and 49,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Political fiction  Fantasy television programs  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love. by Alain Resnais ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 1,039 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 chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
V. 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. V. 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. V. 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
The Silver chair by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 847 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 773 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 George Orwell ( 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 )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Swedish and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sharp satire about eight Swedish aristocrats who become romantically and comically intertwined over a single weekend. Includes Director approved special edition features
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by Albert Maysles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 679 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 )
2 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of Alexander and his sister Fanny, we see the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century. Their parents, Oscar and Emilie, are the director and the leading lady of the local theatre company. Oscar's mother and brother are its chief patrons. After Oscar's early death, his widow marries the bishop and moves with her children to his austere and forbidding chancery. The children are immediately miserable, but befriend a local Jewish merchant whose odd household becomes the children's refuge
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 648 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
That obscure object of desire Cet obscur objet du deĢsir by Luis Buñuel ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Middle-aged man falls in love with a much younger woman in this satire of sexual obsession
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
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 583 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 has 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 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Maurice by James Ivory ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 567 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
The complete Monterey Pop Festival ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 547 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
Heritage civilization and the Jews by Abba Solomon Eban ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 544 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
Faces by John Cassavetes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 528 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 521 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 persued by a police superintendent
 
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English (55)
French (6)
Swedish (5)
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