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Palace Pictures

Overview
Works: 46 works in 104 publications in 3 languages and 2,668 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Palace Pictures
Publications by Palace Pictures
Most widely held works about Palace Pictures
 
Most widely held works by Palace Pictures
The crying game by Neil Jordan( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and German and held by 617 libraries worldwide
An unlikely kind of friendship grows between Fergus, an IRA volunteer and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into a trap by Jude, another IRA member. When the kidnapping goes badly wrong, Fergus escapes to London where he seeks out Dil, Jody's lover, whom he soon starts seeing. While Dil knows nothing of Fergus' IRA background, it seems there are things about her that he does not know either
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
An ex-convict, thug and a high-class call girl make for an unlikely and dangerous couple in Academy Award-winner Neil Jordan's tale of frustrated love on the cruel streets of London's underworld
The company of wolves by Neil Jordan( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
"Once upon a time," Granny begins, as she weaves vivid tales, full of folklore and fantasy, wherein fantastic beasts lurk within men and young girls who stray from the path despite all warnings may encounter a hairy demon with glowing eyes. Rosaleen believes her, but she still puts on her red hood and walks through the woods to grandmother's house, and is surprised by what big teeth Granny has. The forest is always misty, the trees are proudly sinister, and the rural cottages all sit cozy and gingerbread style, but this is a stylishly twisted fairytale
Waterland by Graham Swift( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
"[D]isillusioned history professor, Tom Crick, ... in an age of cynicism and despair, inspires his students to embrace the past and discover the marvels and mysteries of life. Through a series of extraordinary stories, he takes them on an unforgettable journey into the past that changes their lives forever."--Container
Shag ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1963, four friends on the threshold of adulthood head to Myrtle Beach for one last fling
Absolute beginners by Julien Temple( visu )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers
High Spirits by Neil Jordan( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Impoverished Peter Plunkett hatches the perfect plan to save his debt-ridden Irish castle: lure American tourists by advertising the place as haunted! But when Peter and his wacky staff don sheets and chains to go a-haunting, they scare up more than paying guests ... they arouse the real ghosts of Castle Plunkett, as moldy and murderous a crew of spooks who ever terrorized the Celtic countryside. Or fell in love with a mortal
Scandal by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the Profum Affair, the famous sex scandal in Great Britain in 1963 when it was learned that a government minister and a Russian spy were both having an affair with playgirl Christine Keeler, the houseguest of society doctor Stephen Ward. Unrated version (i.e. European cut of film)
Letter to Brezhnev by Frank Clarke( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A rural English girl falls in love with a Russian sailor and problems ensue
The miracle ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Jimmy and Rose walk the streets of their small, coastal town in Ireland inventing romantic stories about the people they see. He never knew his mother and lives with his father, Sam, a drunken musician. Jimmy sees an attractive American woman, Renee Baker, who is in town to perform in a play. He fantasizes about her. Rose tries to distract him by making a play for a lion tamer from whom she steals the keys to the animal cages. She releases all the animals
Hardware ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A robot head is found in a post-apocalyptic desert and ends up as a Christmas present for a sculptor. When it starts repairing itself from parts of the sculpture, things take a nasty turn
I cento passi by Marco Tullio Giordana( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A biographical story about the life of 70's Sicilian activist Peppino Impastato. "One hundred steps" being the distance between the Impastatos' house and the house of Tano Badalamenti, an important Mafia boss, in the small Italian town of Cinisi. Although his family has ties to Badalamenti, the young Impastato refuses to involve himself with the crime syndicate and in time becomes an outspoken opponent
Killer curses ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Venom, Children of the corn 666, Isaac's return: Horror violence and gore, and for some language
Yolngu boy ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Caught in a collision between the modern world of rap, football, street cred and the oldest living culture on earth, Lorrpu, Botj and Milika are three Yolngu teenagers who once shared a childhood dream of becoming great hunters together. But things have changed and their paths are diverging. This film is about the search for identity, making the journey from adolescence to adulthood and the implications of belonging to a larger social group, whether it be a culture, a family or a group of friends
The Cure staring at the sea, the images by Cure (Musical group)( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A rage in Harlem by Bill Duke( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A beautiful young woman from Mississippi arrives in Harlem with a chest full of stolen gold. Everybody wants a piece of the action, including a mobster, a con man, and a collection of crooks. But all a virginal accountant wants is the love of the beautiful young woman!
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"Ann (Sarah Polley) is 23, has two daughters, a husband, Don (Scott Speedman) and lives in a trailer at the back of her mother's house in Vancouver. Her grey existence is transformed however when she discovers she has an untreatable condition. Keeping this a secret, she makes a list 'Things to do before Dying' which she completes little by little. Unexpectedly, Ann discovers an appetite for life that drives her to live with a sensual and furious intensity she had not known before. She prepares her daughters life without her, meets a man (Mark Ruffalo) whom she seduces, and paradoxically heals... and faces each next day with a courage she never knew she had." -- Foxmovies
8 action movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Repo Jake: "The top dog in the repo business (Dan Haggerty) tries to balance his high-speed life with the pursuit of a lovely lady"--Distributor's website
Australian rules ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Australian Rules VHS PAL
Dust devil ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Wendy leaves her abusive husband and takes off into the voids of Africa where she picks up a mysterious hitchhiker
 
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Palace (Firm)
Languages
English (72)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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