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Scion Films

Works: 47 works in 231 publications in 4 languages and 19,708 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Fiction 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Scion Films
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth--a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the brooding, reclusive Phantom of the Opera and his obsessive love for the beautiful Christine, a soprano at the Opéra de Paris
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1795 and Jane Austen is a feisty 20-year-old. The emerging writer already sees a world beyond class and commerce, pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was then nearly unthinkable--marrying for love. Her parents prefer a wealthy husband, to assure their daughter's future social standing, and are eyeing Mr. Wisley, nephew to the very rich and very formidable Lady Gresham, as a prospective match. But when Jane meets the roguish and decidedly non-aristocratic Tom Lefroy, sharp repartee leads to flying sparks. His intellect and arrogance raise her ire - then knock her head over heels. The couple, whose flirtation flies in the face of the sense and sensibility of the age, is faced with a terrible dilemma. If they attempt to marry, they will risk everything that matters - family, friends and fortune
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighborhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love is soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
The zookeeper's wife by Diane Ackerman( Visual )

18 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under his stewardship and her care. When the Germans invade their country, they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed chief zoologist, Lutz Heck. To fight back on their own terms, Antonina and Jan covertly begin working with the Resistance
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À Londres, lors d'une lugubre nuit de décembre, une prostituée de 14 ans meurt en donnant naissance à un bébé. La sage-femme en service, Anna, décide d'en savoir davantage sur la jeune fille, qui n'avait pas de pièce d'identité sur elle, seulement un journal intime et la carte d'affaires d'un restaurant, le Trans-Siberian. À travers son enquête, Anna découvre que le propriétaire de l'établissement, Semyon, est aussi le dirigeant du chapitre londonien de la Vory V Zakove, une organisation criminelle russe impliquée dans le trafic humain. Parallèlement, Kirill, fils de Semyon, entretient avec le chauffeur Nikolai une relation trouble qui menace l'avenir de la famille mafieuse. [(c) Médiafilm - SDM]
In Bruges by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hit men Ray and Ken have been ordered to cool their heels in the storybook city of Bruges (it's in Belgium) after finishing a big job. But since hit men make the worst tourists, they soon find themselves in a life-and-death struggle of comic proportions against one very angry crime boss
Tristram Shandy : a cock and bull story by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rollicking, inventive adaptation of the 18th century British comic novel The Life and Opinions of Tristam Shandy, Gentleman, written by Laurence Sterne. The film tells two stories: one of an 18th century English gentleman, Tristram Shandy; and that of the hapless 21st century filmmakers who are adapting a notoriously unfilmable novel
Doomsday by Neil Marshall( Visual )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lethal virus spreads throughout Great Britain, infecting millions and killing hundreds of thousands. To contain the threat the government evacuates as many survivors as it can out of the infected area and the rest of the country succumbs to fear and chaos. The quarantine is successful. Three decades later, the Reaper Virus violently resurfaces. An elite group of specialists, including Eden Sinclair, is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare
Shattered( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abby and Neil Randall have it all: perfect marriage, perfect home, perfect child. But when their daughter, Sophie, is kidnapped by ruthless sociopath Tom Ryan, their existence is turned upside down. Forced to comply with his twisted wishes, the couple are soon faced with the ultimate choice: kill an innocent man or never see their daughter alive again
The flying Scotsman by Jonny Lee Miller( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Wah-wah by Richard E Grant( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the experiences of actor/director Richard E. Grant during the late 1960s in the British colonial community in Swaziland as that country was becoming independent. Portrays a community occupied with booze and adultery in an attempt to stave off boredom. Follows the divorce of young Ralphie's parents and his adjustment when he returns from boarding school two years later to find that his alcoholic father has married an American stewardess. Shows how Ralph finds comfort in acting and through the love of a young girl
The Lazarus project( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former criminal is drawn into a criminal endeavor and subsequently finds himself living an inexplicable new life working at a psychiatric facility
Closing the ring by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II. On June 1, 1944, a United States bomber pilot crashes onto the Cave Hill just outside of Belfast in Northern Ireland. He lives long enough to give a ring to a stranger and asks that he return it to his girlfriend. 50 years later, a young man searches for the woman to make good on a promise
Goal II : living the dream by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newcastle United's favorite player, Santiago Muñez, reaches superstardom and starts to live every footballer's dream when he is transferred to Real Madrid to play in the UEFA European Champions League. He gets to play alongside some of the greatest players, including David Beckham. As Santiago basks in the glory, acclaim and money, he discovers that success has an ugly face, one that threatens to destroy everything he has worked for and everyone that he loves
Smokin' aces by Joe Carnahan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent hunts for Las Vegas stand up comedian and illusionist Buddy 'Aces' Israel. Aces has decided to squeal on the mob but, before he heads off for protective custody, decides to go to the casinos at Lake Tahoe for one last good time, drawing a crowd of assassins. Now Aces will have to pull his greatest disappearing act before the assassins can get to him
Tenure( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Charlie Thurber loves to teach but can't stand all the expected publishing and politicking that goes along with the position. So when his opportunity for tenure is announced, he goes out on a limb to prove his worth, but unexpectedly finds himself falling for the very person who might replace him. It's a battle of the brains where the stakes are high and only one person can get an 'A' for effort
Monsieur N by Antoine de Caunes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and Russian and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This quasi-historical thriller opens in 1840 on the island of Saint Helena. A coffin is exhumed and opened in a downpour. Witnesses pronounce the occupant to be a well-preserved Napoléon Bonaparte. The story, told in voice-over by Basil Heathcote, Napoléon's official guard, then backtracks to June 1815 when 20-year-old Heathcote arrived on Saint Helena under the command of no-nonsense Sir Hudson Lowe. As governor of the remote British outpost, Lowe's chief responsibility is to make certain that the island's most notorious prisoner does not escape. Directed by Antoine de Caunes, and stars Philippe Torreton and Richard E. Grant. (From France, in French and English, English subtitles) (Thriller) (2003)"--Website
Operation : endgame( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A battle ensues among two government spy teams in an underground facility after their boss is assassinated. It's every hit man for themselves
It's a boy girl thing by Nick Hurran( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two next-door neighbors and lifelong sworn enemies wake up one day to find themselves in a very strange place: each other's bodies. In their switched identities, each sets out to destroy the other's high school reputation
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Audience level: 0.17 (from 0.10 for The zookee ... to 0.34 for Monsieur N ...)

Pride & prejudice
English (179)

French (3)

Russian (1)

German (1)

The Phantom of the OperaPride & prejudiceTristram Shandy : a cock and bull storyThe Lazarus project