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Antidote Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 65 works in 146 publications in 3 languages and 7,159 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Teen films  Biography  Biographical films  Concert films  Filmed performances  Horror films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Antidote Films (Firm)
The kids are all right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth
Thirteen by Catherine Hardwicke( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles teenager and overachiever Tracy is an excellent student in her seventh grade class and gets along well with her mother, Melanie. She fears that she's not cool enough to be friends with Evie, the most popular girl in school. Fueled with genuine adolescent energy, Tracy follows Evie's lead into the harsh realities of sex, drugs, and hard-edged adventure. Consumed with temptations and conflicting desires, Tracy loses her good-girl identity, greatly affecting her relationship with her mom
Fading gigolo by John Turturro( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murray talks his friend Fioravante into becoming a gigolo as a way of making some much needed cash after an out-of-the-blue request from his dermatologist. With Murray acting as Fioravante's 'manager,' the duo quickly finds themselves caught up in the crosscurrents of love and money
Laurel Canyon by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard graduate Sam and his fiancée, Alex, move into Sam's mother's house in upscale Laurel Canyon, thinking that she would not be there. Only problem is that she is still there, supposedly finishing up a record that she's producing for her boy toy, Ian's band. Sam's mom seems more interested in smoking pot and drinking than actually working, though. Alex doesn't mind, but Sam is quite upset. Alex starts off focused as she works on finishing a dissertation on genomics, but is soon distracted. Meanwhile, Sam is equally distracted by the beautiful intern Sara
Roman Polanski : wanted and desired by Marina Zenovich( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intensely examines Polanski's conviction for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, and the chaos that followed. A startling indictment of our legal system and its paradoxical relationship with celebrity culture in contemporary America
Soul power by Jeff Levy-Hinte( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974 the most celebrated American R&B acts of the time came together with the most renowned musical groups in Southern Africa for a 12-hour, three-night concert held in Kinshasa, Zaire. The music festival became a reality when Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine convinced boxing promoter Don King to combine the event with the 'Rumble in the Jungle, ' the epic fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman
Mysterious skin by Gregg Araki( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When he was eight, Brian Lackey woke up in the crawlspace beneath his house with his nose bleeding, having no idea how he got there. After that, his life is different: he is afraid of the dark, wets the bed and is plagued by terrible nightmares. Now 18, Brian believes that he was abducted by aliens.Neil McCormick is the ultimate beautiful outsider, the boy everyone loves from afar but is afraid of when they get too close. Also 18, Neil longs for the relationship he had with his baseball coach when he was eight years old.Neil's search for what he thinks is love leads him to New York City. Brian's search for what happened to him leads him to Neil. Together they come to realize that the events that shaped them most were not what they seemed to be."--Fortissimo films, http://www.fortissimo.nl
Bomb it( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the story of graffiti from its cave-painting ancestors through its notorious explosion in New York City during the 70's and 80's as living museums appeared on trains rolling between the Bronx and Brooklyn. This film explores the many manifestations of "bombing," the global graffiti culture where the love of art and ego clashes explosively with law and order. From New York, Tokyo, Berlin, Barcelona, Cape Town, and Sao Paulo, each city boasts its own unique style and form of graffiti, and artists. Through grainy night vision footage and interviews, graffiti writers explain why they risk arrest and injury to express themselves, to reflect their society, and engage in a battle for control over the urban visual landscape. A study of the power of art to disturb, protest, and enlighten
Cropsey by Barbara Brancaccio( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in Staten Island, Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio and other kids had often heard the legend of the escaped mental patient 'Cropsey' who would come out late at night and snatch children off the streets. Urban legend was turned upside down in the summer of 1987 when a little girl with Down syndrome disappeared from their neighborhood. Two filmmakers delve into the mystery behind five missing children and the real-life bogeyman linked to their disappearances in their hometown of Staten Island, New York
The last winter by Larry Fessenden( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unknown evil is stalking a group of oil scouts in northern Alaska, and they soon find that not everything under the ice and snow is buried for good
The hawk is dying( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Florida auto upholsterer attempts to transcend his mundane life by taming a red-tailed hawk. He chases his passion while caring for his autistic nephew and becoming caught up in an abstract and uneasy relationship with a young psychology student
Limón : a life beyond words( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutionary modern dancer and choreographer José Limón (1908-1972) was a crucial figure in the development of modern dance: his powerful dancing shifted perceptions of the male dancer, while his choreography continues to bring a dramatic vision of dance to audiences around the world. This film combines interviews with family members and colleagues, archival photographs, and archival and contemporary performances to present his life and major works in the context of the times. Limón was a man who dealt with his bi-conflicts through his art. Excerpts from productions beautifully filmed in the fifties include "The Moor's Pavane," "The Traitor," and "Emperor Jones."
Ghosts of Attica( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an account of America's most violent prison rebellion, its suppression, and the days of torture that ensued. Uses newly uncovered video of the assault, interviews with eyewitnesses who've never spoken before on camera, and footage of inmates and hostages throughout their battles against the state. This film unravels a deep cover-up, and shows how the riot transformed the lives of its survivors. Includes interviews with former inmate, Frank "Big Black" Smith, former guard Mike Smith, and others
The Dungeon masters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil drow-elf is displaced by Hurricane Katrina. A sanitation worker lures friends into a Sphere of Annihilation. A failed supervillian starts a cable access show involving ninjas, puppets, and a cooking segment. These are the characters, real and imagined, of Keven McAlester's new documentary film, The Dungeon masters. Against the backdrop of crumbling middle-class America, two men and one woman devote their lives to Dungeons and Dragons, the storied role-playing game, and its various descendants. As their baroque fantasies clash with real lives, the characters find it increasingly difficult to allay their fear, loneliness, and disappointment with the game's imaginary triumphs. Soon the true heroic act of each character's real life emerges, and the film follows each as he or she summons the courage to face it. Along the way, The Dungeon Masters reimagines the tropes of classic heroic cinema, creating an intimate portrait of minor struggles and triumphs writ large
Wendigo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family, stranded in the Catskills, comes face-to-face with a terrifying legend
Budrus by Julia Bacha( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of a Palestinian father and daughter who united Arab and Israeli factions to create a non-violent movement and save their village from destruction by Israel's Separation Barrier."
Unmade in China( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unmade in China follows the experience of a Los Angeles filmmaker who finds himself in Xiamen, China trying to direct a thriller, in Chinese, using a translator. Shot by Tanner Barklow, Unmade in China documents the trials and tribulations of ill-fated director Gil Kofman. He soon discovers that the old adage of making a film three times - in the writing, shooting, and editing - is in fact the opposite in China. There his film is 'unmade' three times - in the writing, shooting, and editing - with each subsequent stage of the process even more excruciating and devastating than the one that came before it
Chain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As regional character disappears and corporate culture homogenizes our surroundings, it's increasingly hard to tell where you are. Actual malls, theme parks, hotels and corporate centers worldwide are joined into one 'superlandscape' which shapes the lives of two women caught within it. One works for a corporation, the other is a drifter"--Container
Careless love by Spirited Films & Lumious Pictures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Careless love tells the story of Linh, a Vietnamese Australian university student who secretly works part-time as an escort. She develops a close rapport with one of her clients, an enigmatic American art dealer who books her on a regular basis. For a time she manages to keep her two lives in separate compartments. But when she falls for a fellow student, her worlds collide and hse must summon all her courage to deal with the emotional chaos that follows
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades
 
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