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Fri Mar 21 17:08:31 2014 UTClccn-nr950247590.08The boy in the striped pajamas0.200.25Smoke signals266465881nr 950247593875568lccn-no98084452Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)dstlccn-no94027623Miramax Filmsprodstlccn-no94040828Buena Vista Home Video (Firm)dstlccn-no95049773Studio Canal+lccn-n97102953Affleck, Ben1972-ausdrtactlccn-no2001040887Weinstein, Harvey1952-prolccn-no96015216BBC Filmslccn-n87856331Dench, Judi1934-actlccn-no90011053Firth, Colin1960-lccn-n92021949Depp, JohnnyactMiramax Home Entertainment (Firm)DramaFilm adaptationsHistoryLove storiesFictionLegal dramaFilm and video adaptationsHistorical fictionComedy filmsTelevision adaptationsMan-woman relationshipsEnglandManners and customsWorld War (1939-1945)Young womenUnited StatesItalyCriminalsFriendshipAusten, Jane,Illinois--ChicagoFranceConcentration campsHolocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)FencesLoveGreat BritainShakespeare, William,ThievesAssassinsFemale offendersWatkins, MaurineBarrie, J. M.--(James Matthew),RevengePeter Pan (Fictitious character)TexasSheriffsImaginationChocolateLentCriminal behaviorGeniusGenius and mental illnessCities and townsReceiving stolen goodsVeteransElizabeth--II,--Queen of Great Britain,GangstersDiana,--Princess of Wales,Blair, Tony,GangsPublic relations and politicsMourning customsWomenAboriginal AustraliansFuneral rites and ceremoniesDrug trafficNew York (State)--New York--Five PointsImmigrantsNorth America--Mexican-American Border Region196719871990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132159586802150791.4372PN1997ocn154041869ocn071757530ocn800057098ocn042871745ocn053923105ocn084070211ocn670880980ocn759520778ocn034490200ocn187706030ocn123085213ocn063636234ocn411314710406526ocn052089326visu20020.20Kander, JohnChicagoFictionDramaFilm and video adaptationsFilm adaptationsLegal dramaThe Miramax Collector's series proudly presents the two-disc release of the award-winning motion picture with brand-new, never-before-seen special features. Winner of six Academy Awards® (2002) including Best Picture and starring Academy Award nominee Renée Zellweger (Best Actress, Chicago), Academy Award winner Catherine Zeta-Jones (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago), Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago), Golden Globe winner Richard Gere (Best Actor, Chicago), and Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly (Best Supporting Actor, Chicago) - CHICAGO is a dazzling spectacle cheered by audiences and critics alike! After their crimes of passion, nightclub sensation Velma Kelley (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) both find themselves sharing Billy Flynn (Richard Gere), the town's slickest lawyer, who turns defendants into legends. But in Chicago, there's only room for one legend! [From back cover]+-+1739233325324357115ocn043266814visu19980.21Madden, JohnShakespeare in loveFictionDramaComedy filmsLove storiesWhen Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production. DVD+-+7771633325324314418ocn053997050visu20040.20Tarantino, QuentinKill BillFictionDramaAction and adventure filmsThe Bride continues on her deadly pursuit of her former partners in the Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, who, in a furious assault, attempted to murder her and her unborn child on her wedding day. As the Bride faces off against allies-turned-nemeses Budd and Elle, she flashes back to the day of her deadly wedding. We learn how she was recruited and trained and about her relationship with Squad leader Bill305720ocn055881775visu19960.20Minghella, AnthonyThe English patientHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcFictionDramaFilm adaptationsHistorical fictionAt the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair+-+2583543006324305718ocn042827914visu19970.17Benigni, RobertoLa vita è bella Life is beautifulHistoryHumorFictionDramaComedy filmsDuring World War II an Italian Jewish man uses his vivid imagination to convince his son they're playing a game at a concentration camp in order to keep his son's spirits up292925ocn050437614visu19940.23Tarantino, QuentinPulp fictionFictionInterviewsDramaGangster filmsThe lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster's wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption+-+1973543006324292814ocn057246023visu20040.18Depp, JohnnyFinding NeverlandHistoryBiographyFictionDramaBiographical filmsFilm adaptationsLondon, 1903: four lads, three women, and J.M. Barrie in the year he writes "Peter Pan." After one of his plays flops, Barrie meets four boys and their widowed mother in the park. During the next months, the child-like Barrie plays with the boys daily, and their imaginative games give him ideas for a play. Simultaneously, a friendship deepens with Sylvia, the lads' mother, to the chagrin of his wife Mary, Sylvia's mother, and high society, which gossips about his attraction to the widow and to her sons. As Sylvia's health worsens, Barrie's ties to the boys strengthen and he must find a way to take his muse to Neverland283118ocn040778264visu19970.21Van Sant, GusGood Will HuntingFictionDramaWill Hunting is a headstrong, working-class genius who's failing the lessons of life. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor, who might be the only man who can reach him+-+7913543006324268819ocn047788520visu20000.18Hallström, LasseChocolatFictionDramaFilm adaptationsOnce upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North+-+6745833325324257415ocn054534214visu20030.19Minghella, AnthonyCold MountainHistoryFictionDramaFilm adaptationsInman, a young Confederate soldier, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters257316ocn184908513visu20070.21Coen, JoelNo country for old menDramaFilm adaptationsThrillers (Motion pictures)Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones249311ocn048099882visu20010.18Fielding, HelenBridget Jones's diaryHumorFictionHandbooks, manuals, etcDramaFilm and video adaptationsFilm adaptationsIn her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love+-+265783332532424855ocn081984575visu20070.20Frears, StephenThe QueenHistoryDramaBiographical filmsHistorical filmsThe Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief230614ocn040626127visu19960.20Austen, JaneEmmaHistoryFictionDramaFilm and video adaptationsTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsHistorical dramaEmma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others227010ocn052089306visu20020.20Scorsese, MartinGangs of New YorkHistoryFictionDramaSet in the strife-torn Five Points neighborhood of 1860s Manhattan, the film follows a young Irish-American hoodlum plotting revenge against a local gang leader who killed his father 20 years earlier22129ocn046851252visu19980.25Smoke signalsFictionDramaFilm adaptationsStory of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes. Along the way the two learn a number of life lessons from each other and those around them21778ocn050027791visu20010.23Jeunet, Jean-PierreLe fabuleux destin d'Amélie PoulainFictionDramaMotion picturesAmélie is a young woman who had a decidedly unusual childhood; misdiagnosed with an unusual heart condition, Amélie didn't attend school with other children, but spent most of her time in her room, where she developed a keen imagination and an active fantasy life. Despite all this, Amélie has grown into a healthy and beautiful young woman who works in a Paris cafe and has a whimsical, romantic nature. She decides to step into the lives of others around her to help them out20617ocn277005652visu20090.08The boy in the striped pajamasDramaFilm adaptationsSet in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops205710ocn051917003visu20020.23Noyce, PhillipRabbit-proof fenceHistoryFictionDramaFilm adaptationsIn 1931, Molly and her younger cousins, Gracie and Daisy, were three half-caste children from Western Australia who were taken from their parents under government edict and sent to an institution, were taught to forget their families, their culture, and re-invent themselves as members of "white" Australian society. The three girls begin an epic journey back to Western Australia, travelling 1,500 miles on foot with no food or water, and navigating by following the fence that has been built across the nation to stem an over-population of rabbits20337ocn057508559visu20050.16Chelsom, PeterShall we dance?DramaMusical filmsFilm remakesRomantic comedy filmsFilm adaptationsA romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons+-+7913543006324+-+7913543006324Fri Mar 21 15:30:59 EDT 2014batch49768