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Palace Pictures

Overview
Works: 47 works in 117 publications in 2 languages and 2,799 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Gangster films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Educational films  Internet videos  Dystopian films  Crime films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 624 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. Features trailer
The company of wolves by Philippe Huet( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 274 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 Stephen Gyllenhaal( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Disillusioned history professor Tom Crick, in an age of cynicism and despair, inspires his students in Pittsburgh to embrace the past and discover the marvels and mysteries of life. He tells them of his own difficult past growing up in East Anglia. A domestic saga of marital difficulties, incest, and murder that soon slides into glum and melodrama
Absolute beginners by Julien Temple( visu )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 180 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 endeavours to save his debt-ridden Irish castle by luring American tourists in the pretence that the place is haunted. They accidently arouse the real ghosts of Castle Plunkett
Shag ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Four teenage girls have one last fling before they go their separate ways to college, careers and marriage
Scandal by Michael Caton-Jones( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the Profumo 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 Chris Bernard( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Two Soviet sailors, Peter and Sergei, go ashore in Liverpool to spend one night on the town. Peter can speak a minimal amount of English but it's enough to make contact with two Liverpudlian natives, Elaine and Theresa. Elaine and Peter immediately fall in love with each other, but the night is short and they must leave with the ship. Elaine can't forget him and writes a letter to Leonid Brezhnev, asking him to make it possible for them to reunite
Shag ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Four teenage girls have one last fling before they go their separate ways to college, careers and marriage
The miracle ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 45 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. Renee turns out to be his mother and then she leaves
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 21 libraries worldwide
Venom, Children of the corn 666, Isaac's return: Horror violence and gore, and for some language
Yolngu boy ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 21 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
Hardware by William Brooks( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 20 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
8 movie action pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Last man standing: "An honest cop takes on the dangerous job of exposing his corrupt colleagues who have been stealing crime scene cash"--Distributor's website
Kyua by Cure (Musical group)( visu )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Drugs that can cure cardiovascular disease, rather than simply slowing cholesterol buildup, are currently in development. This program examines the history of anti-cholesterol drug production, as well as current biochemical research that might lead to the eradication of heart attacks and strokes. Describing scientific studies of isolated populations-most notably the inhabitants of Limone, Italy, where a genetic mutation has produced a natural cure for arterial plaque accumulation-the video also investigates the extraordinary level of competition that exists among pharmaceutical companies racing to create lifesaving chemical compounds
A rage in Harlem by Bill Duke( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 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!
Dust devil the final cut ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Wendy leaves her abusive husband and takes off into the voids of Africa where she picks up a mysterious hitchhiker
My life without me by Isabel Coixet( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 9 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
 
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Palace (Firm)
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Italian (1)
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