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Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 370 works in 659 publications in 3 languages and 49,784 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Comedy films  Spy films  Romance films 
Roles: fds, 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 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the filming of an anti-war film in Japan, a French actress has a brief, intense affair with a Japanese architect. While sharing an intimate relationship, they also begin sharing the memories of a war experienced at opposite sides of the world
The Silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 964 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 751 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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
Sommarnattens leende Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Swedish and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sharp satire about eight Swedish aristocrats who become romantically and comically intertwined over a single weekend
Fanny och Alexander Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 700 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
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by David Maysles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. 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
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 675 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 )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 612 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 by Richard Linklater( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 610 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
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 588 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
That obscure object of desire = Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El Sr. Matiheu tiene una historia que contar; el viaje en tren de Sevilla a Francia es largo y sus compan̋eros de vagón están ávidos de escuchar algo interesante; quizá los infortunios amorosos del viejo Matiheu, con la bailarina conocida como "Conchita", representen para ellos un buen entretenimiento. Poco a poco, la historia narrada por Matiheu envolverá a sus escuchas, al grado de abstraerlos de las situaciones que ocurrirén alrededor. Al parecer, no hay nada más interesante que un hombre escapando de su obsesión."--Envase
Heritage civilization and the Jews by Abba Solomon Eban( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 584 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
Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of eight young Americans who share one goal: to win the 1999 National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The Bee is as intense a competition as any Olympic match, for both the spellers and their families. The unbearable pressure becomes even more extraordinary when it is felt by ordinary teenagers
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea
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 graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
The complete Monterey Pop Festival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 558 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 546 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 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holmes must find the connection between a mysterious lodger who communicates only through notes and another lodger who turns up dead, his throat slit and a red circle daubed on the wall
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Adventures in the mythical land of Narnia, where a group of children interact with the rulers of the country, dragons, lions, and other magical creatures
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Hiroshima mon amour = = Hiroshima, my love.
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English (68)

Swedish (12)

French (7)

The Silver chairPrince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn TreaderAnimal farmFanny och Alexander Fanny and AlexanderA woman under the influenceShort cutsSlackerNight and the city