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Channel Four (Great Britain)

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Works: 6,289 works in 10,190 publications in 4 languages and 190,465 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fiction  Animated films 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Originator, Distributor
Classifications: QC794.6.S85, 791.4372
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The elegant universe by B Greene( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( visu )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music
Young @ Heart ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, Massachusetts. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81 and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. The group has toured Europe and sung for royalty. Now they are focusing on preparing new songs, not an easy endeavor, for a concert in their home town
Elizabeth I by Tom Hooper( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
"[E]xplores the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies, and her suitors as she struggles to survive in a male-dominated world."--Container
Frontier House ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Three modern families struggle to live under 1880's Montana frontier conditions
Einstein's big idea ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes how Einstein arrived at his 1905 discovery that the realms of matter and energy are linked. Reveals the roots of this breakthrough in the human stories of scientists Michael Farady, Antoine Lavoisier and Lise Maitner, whose innovative thinking across four centures helped lead to E=mc², and ultimately unleashed the power of the atom
The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( visu )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,243 libraries worldwide
The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
Shackleton by Charles Sturridge( visu )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,199 libraries worldwide
True story of Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic adventures. Bound for Antarctica in 1914, Shackleton's ship, the Endurance, was trapped in the pack ice of the Weddell Sea. Ten months later, the ship sank, stranding Shackleton and his crew of 27. Based on the diaries and first person accounts of expedition members, the film tells of their ordeal and their 800-mile journey in an open boat across the world's worst seas that made their rescue possible
The thin blue line by Errol Morris( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
In 1976, Randall Adams was wrongly sentenced to death for the murder of a Dallas policeman. Errol Morris' documentary exposed the truth of the case and is credited with overturning Adams' conviction
Galileo's battle for the heavens ( visu )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
China a century of revolution by Sue Williams( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container
The snowman by Raymond Briggs( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 1,082 libraries worldwide
Weaves a spell of magical winter enchantment as a young boy's snowman comes to life and escorts him on a visit to the North Pole
Origins fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution by Neil deGrasse Tyson( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,054 libraries worldwide
Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth, - and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-dege scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a million miles from Earth with a space probe designed to capture the earliest observable "snapshot" of the Big Bang. Then watch as astronomers test an ingenious new way to detect distant planets that may harbor life, and discover that every atom in our bodies, and practically every bit of matter in the Earth, was made in the heart of stars. Hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson (shown), Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, Origins presents startling new findings that attempt to explain just how Earth, life, and the universe all began. - Container
King Lear by William Shakespeare( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Sound and fury ( visu )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
Examines the issues that arise in an extended family consisting of several deaf members when the opportunity arises for two of the children to receive a surgical implant that would enable them to hear. Explores the little-known world of deaf culture
The 1900 house ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
Just how good were the good old days? Travel back in time with the Bowler family, smitten by the idea of experiencing the Victorian lifestyle right down to corsets, chamber pots and cutthroat razors, as they turn back the calendar to spring of 1900. Their eye-opening experiences of the grueling demands of a bygone era help them to understand another era with an exceptional clarity and a unique perspective
Beckett on film by Samuel Beckett( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
"The comprehensive cinematic interpretation of Beckett's plays."--Container
The Magdalene Sisters by Peter Mullan( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 981 libraries worldwide
A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused
 
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Alternative Names
Channel 4 (Grande-Bretagne)
Channel 4 (Great Britain)
Channel 4 Television Company
Channel 4 TV (Great Britain)
Channel Four Television Company
Channel Four Television Corporation
Channel Four Television (Great Britain)
Channel Four Television (London, England)
Languages
English (215)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
French (1)
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