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Rhombus Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 203 works in 501 publications in 4 languages and 12,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Film adaptations  Biography  Musical films  Operas  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Anthology films 
Roles: Production personnel, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Rhombus Media (Firm)
Publications by Rhombus Media (Firm)
Most widely held works by Rhombus Media (Firm)
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 826 libraries worldwide
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
Enemy by Jake Gyllenhaal( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined
Snow cake by Marc Evans( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
An emotionally-traumatized man and a high-functioning autistic woman develop an unlikely relationship
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy
Slings & arrows ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Based in a fictional Canadian town where legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the Artistic Directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the Festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming General Manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet; the play that drove him mad
Slings & arrows ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business, while leading lady Ellen Fanshaw endures a life-altering tax audit. Adding to the mayhem is the return of the madcap guest director Darren Nichols, who stages a post-post-modern Romeo and Juliet after the original director breaks her neck. Could it be the curse of Macbeth?
Hobo with a shotgun ( visu )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 376 libraries worldwide
"A hobo jumps from a freight car hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. ... [The hobo] realizes the only way to make a different in this town is with ... [a] gun in his hand"--Container
Slings & arrows ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the high drama, scorching battles, and electrifying thrills that happen behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons
Inside Hana's suitcase ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
A group of Japanese children unravel the story of George and Hana Brady, two young Jewish children who grew up in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia, when they receive an old suitcase with Hana's name written on it from the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Conceived by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, this series of films presents a multi-faceted celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach's six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello. In collaboration with artists from different disciplines, Ma uses each Bach suite as a starting point for a completely new work in that artist's medium
Last night by Don McKellar( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang
Slings & arrows the complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the emotional battles the members of the group inflict on each other behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons
The war symphonies Shostakovich against Stalin ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
Eugene O'Neill's long day's journey into night ( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
This critically acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama of a morphine-addicted mother and her tragic family unfolds over the course of a single day as the Tyrone family unflinchingly confronts its oldest, most haunting secrets. At the center of that maelstrom of blame, anger, and self-deception are moments of incredible compassion, pity, and love--and, behind it all, the profound tragedy that binds the family together. This classic translates to the screen with luminous warmth, resulting in a production that ranks high among screen adaptations of major stage works
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( visu )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 205 libraries worldwide
When Sergeant Michael Dunne is wounded in battle during World War I, he is sent home to Calgary, Aberta. While recovering from his injuries, he becomes enamored with Sarah Mann, a beautiful young nurse. Sarah's brother, David, desperately wants to follow in Michael's heroic footsteps in order to impress his girlfriend's father, but he is not able to enlist because of his asthma. When strings are pulled and David is allowed to join the ranks, Michael finds himself fighting for the safety of the young man, for the heart of his true love, and for his own survival
Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy
Don Giovanni Leporello's revenge = Le vengeance de Leporello : soundtrack from the Rhombus Media Film directed by Barbara Willis Sweete by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( file )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Dido & Aeneas ( visu )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
 
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