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Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 928 works in 2,226 publications in 3 languages and 128,192 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Documentary films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Biography  Television mini-series  Western television programs 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
On Golden Pond by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, his best friend Tyrone, his girlfriend Marion, and his mother all struggle with drug addiction against a backdrop of the abandoned beaches and faded glory of Coney Island, Brooklyn
The Blair Witch Project by Daniel Myrick( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural
Sophie's choice by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in post-World War II Brooklyn revolves around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbors
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
The five people you meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie is an eighty-three-year-old war veteran. He spends his days maintaining the rides at Ruby Pier, a seaside amusement park. Now Eddie's own life is about to come to an end. One morning, an accident occurs on one of the rides. In front of a horrified crowd, Eddie attempts to save the five-year-old's life. The last thing he sees is the little girl's frightened face, the last thing he feels is the child's hands in his. Then, a blinding flash of light and silence, and Eddie reawakens in an unfamiliar place called Heaven. But he's not alone. Five people have been waiting to meet him
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A super cyborg is sent from the future to kill the boy destined to lead the freedom fighters in the future. A duplicate of the original cyborg is reprogrammed and sent back to protect the boy
Diary of a mad black woman by Kimberly Elise( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen McCarter would seem to have it all. She's married to Charles who is one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite having wealth and prestige, things are not as they seem in the McCarter home. On the evening of their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen - he's divorcing her for another woman. Thrown out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, she meets Orlando, a nice and handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again
Girl with a pearl earring by Peter Webber( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created
Barbie of Swan Lake by Owen Hurley( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl named Odette (played by Barbie) follows a beautiful unicorn into the enchanted forest and picks up a magic crystal that proclaims her destiny as savior of the enchanted forest. Odette, hampered by an overwhelming sense of insecurity, feels herself unfit for the job and sets out to leave the forest when the evil wizard Rothbart turns her into a swan
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is [an undercover police officer]. But which one?"--Estuche
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry
Standing in the shadows of Motown by Funk Brothers( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists. After three decades, the Funk Brothers reunited in Detroit to play their music and tell their story with the help of archival footage, still photos, narration, interviews, and twelve new live performances of Motown classics with the Brothers backing up contemporary performers
Lonesome Dove by Simon Wincer( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sarah plain & tall : the DVD collection( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah, plain and tall: In this heartwarming, enormously popular family film, a mail-order bride travels to Kansas in 1910 and teaches a lonely family to love again. Skylark: When Sarah's beloved family is tested first by nature and then by a separation, they discover that home is not a piece of land, but a place within the heart. Winter's end: Having abandoned his family decades ago, Palance returns to the farm to reconcile his relationship with his grown son
 
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Languages
English (171)

Spanish (10)

Chinese (1)