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Film Four International

Overview
Works: 314 works in 699 publications in 4 languages and 22,535 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Biographical films  Road films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Film Four International
The iron lady by Meryl Streep( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene."--IMDB website
The Straight story by David Lynch( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Happy-go-lucky by Mike Leigh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poppy is a life-loving and irrepressibly cheerful primary school teacher. She is thirty years old, single, and infinitely optimistic and accepting. She lives with her best friend and flatmate Zoe in London. She is tested by a repressed driving instructor with anger problems, and, in turn, she decides to test him. She has exciting flamenco lessons, an encounter with a homeless man, an argument with her pregnant sister, and a love-affair with the social worker guiding one of her students
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. Years after moving to Mississipi their daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families are forced to come to terms with it. Romance, culture and politics all come into play in this brilliant movie
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Hindi and English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Krishna came to Bombay after the circus he worked for abandoned him. Now he lives on the streets with pimps, prostitutes, drug addicts, and other homeless children. When his best friend steals the money he has saved to return home, he must also turn to a life of crime
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 894 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
Shallow grave by Danny Boyle( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three friends find their new roommate dead and a suitcase full of money under his bed, they have no trouble deciding how to dispose of the cash- but the body is a different story. Their troubles are compounded when they meet the men who come to retrieve the money
Life is sweet by Mike Leigh( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a girl who finds her family unbearably weird- her mother laughs at anything, her father dreams of selling hot dogs, and her sister is a plumber. She struggles to fit in while coping with her cravings for junk food and kinky sex
Into the West( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich breeder tries to take a magical horse away from two city kids, their only hope is to escape and ride into the west
Naked by Mike Leigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, eloquent, and vicious drifter on the lam in London rejects those who would care for him and hurls himself into a nocturnal odyssey through the city, colliding with a succession of desperate and dispossessed people and scorching everyone in his path
Mi vida loca by Allison Anders( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gang members Sad Girl and Mousie, once best friends, are now enemies as they have both become pregnant by the same man, Ernesto, a local drug dealer. But when Ernesto is murdered, the balance of power on the street brutally changes and it's time to take sides"--Container
This is England by Shane Meadows( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Turkish and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12-year-old stumbles upon a dangerous new group of friends--skinheads who offer their friendship, fun and protection in exchange for his loyalty
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
Alice ; Darkness light darkness by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice: A little girl follows an elusive White Rabbit and so begins this dream expedition into the landscape of childhood, combining techniques of animation, puppet theatre and live action in Švankmajer's surreal version of Alice's adventures in Wonderland
The filth and the fury by Julien Temple( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical group Sex Pistols was in existence for only 26 months and recorded only one album, yet they changed the face of music forever. This shocking portrait of arguably the most influential and certainly the most notorious rock group of all time documents their rise from the back streets of London, through their crucifixion by the British tabloids and ultimate implosion on tour in America. Culled primarily from the band's own 20-hour-plus archive it includes candid interviews, performances, rehearsals and recording sessions
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
The long day closes by Terence Davies( Visual )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy who struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. All the while, his family looms large in our peripheral vision as do the menacing bullies of his school
Kisses( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being abused by their dysfunctional families, pre-teen neighbors Dylan and Kylie decide to run away from home on Christmas Eve. The two set off in search of Dylan's brother who had made his own escape two years prior. At first Dublin is a colorful kaleidoscope of wonder and mystery, but as the night wears on, the city takes on a darker character, and the two must rely on the kindness of strangers and Bob Dylan's wisdom to persevere. After that night on the streets of inner-city Dublin, the children's dreams have dissolved and they decide to return home, but only after swearing eternal friendship
Offret Sacrificatio = The sacrifice( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offret: Alexander's birthday party is interrupted by news that World War III has begun and mankind is hours away from annihilation. To avoid war, Alexander promises to God that he'll sacrifice all he has, even his son
 
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Languages
English (144)

Hindi (11)

Swedish (7)

Turkish (1)

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