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Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 832 works in 1,907 publications in 3 languages and 125,860 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Motion pictures  Children's films  Television adaptations  Animated films  Christmas films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works by Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of a perilous winter, a mysterious stranger arrives at Jacob and Sarah's isolated Kansas farm. The stranger is John Whiting, the father who abandoned Jacob and his mother when Jacob was a young child, and Jacob is tormented by the feelings of resentment and neglect that his father's return brings to the surface in him
Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother, son, son's girlfriend and best friend are all addicts pursuing their dream of happiness
Sophie's choice by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Streep stars as a Polish Catholic who having survived Auschwitz, settles in America after World War II. A personalized view of the Holocaust and its devastating effect on one woman who survived it but lost her children
Jonah a VeggieTales movie by Phil Vischer( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the biblical tale of Jonah. Asparagus Jonah has a special message but tries to evade his duty, leading to everyone learning lessons
The Blair Witch Project by Daniel Myrick( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In October of 1994 a trio of student filmmakers go on what should have been a simple walk in the woods of Burkittsville, Maryland but quickly becomes an excursion into terror. As the three become lost, frightened and hungry, they realize what they are filming is not a legend but their own descent into horror. Their footage was found a year after they disappeared
High noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as a lawman prepares to leave his dangerous career and settle down with a new bride, a vicious killer returns to town seeking vengeance
The five people you meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,565 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
Clifford the big red dog by Norman Bridwell( Visual )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four animated stories featuring Clifford the big red dog and his owner, Emily Elizabeth
On Golden Pond by Mark Rydell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,446 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
Terminator 2 judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cyborgs are sent from the future. One is on a mission to kill John Connor, who will lead a resistance movement in the future. The other is sent to protect Connor
Control room by Jehane Noujaim( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle which provides a rare window into the international perception of the Iraq War, courtesy of Al Jazeera, the Arab world's most popular news outlet. Criticized by Cabinet members and Pentagon officials for reporting with a pro-Iraqi bias, and strongly condemned for frequently airing civilian casualties as well as footage of American POW's, the station has revealed (and continues to show the world) everything about the Iraq War that the Bush administration does not want the public to see
Diary of a mad black woman by Darren Grant( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,375 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
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by James Stewart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
Girl with a pearl earring by Peter Webber( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,374 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 )

9 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. Meanwhile, love blossoms between Odette and Prince Daniel. Eventually, Odette finds a courage within herself that proves powerful enough to defeat Rothbart
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fullscreen. In 1996, music legend Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. He found gold. Looking for lost songs and forgotten singers, Cooder discovered an exotic land of passion, sensuality and music
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,188 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?"--Container
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,184 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
The piano by Jane Campion( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation
Lonesome Dove by Simon Wincer( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two former Texas Rangers leave the South Texas town of Lonesome Dove on an epic 2500-mile cattle drive to the lush ranch country of Montana
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