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Focus Features

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Works: 289 works in 1,387 publications in 6 languages and 130,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Historical films  Biographical films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Focus Features
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( visu )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 3,447 libraries worldwide
Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( visu )
37 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,242 libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Lost in Translation by Sofia Coppola( visu )
36 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,039 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness. Directed and screenplay by Sofia Coppola
Coraline by Focus Features( visu )
40 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,004 libraries worldwide
A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
Atonement by Joe Wright( visu )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,792 libraries worldwide
In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Milk by Gus Van Sant( visu )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 2,673 libraries worldwide
Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson( visu )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,506 libraries worldwide
"Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way." -- Back of container
The theory of everything by James Marsh( visu )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,312 libraries worldwide
"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed" -- Back of container
Anna Karenina by Julien Duvivier( visu )
25 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,262 libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( visu )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,229 libraries worldwide
"Inspired by true events, in 1985, Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof ... sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he's diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Determined to survive, Woodroof decides to take matters in his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal"--Container
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,188 libraries worldwide
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever
The Kids Are All Right by Lisa Cholodenko( visu )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,138 libraries worldwide
Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth
The Boxtrolls by Graham Annable( visu )
22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,092 libraries worldwide
The Boxtrolls, these box-wearing, quirky, mischievous creatures have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher, comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, 'into the light,' where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnie. Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs' family
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( visu )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,045 libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charlie Kaufman( visu )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,020 libraries worldwide
Joel is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine has had her memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. He begins to undergo the same procedure, but from deep within his brain he attempts to escape the process
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( visu )
12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,960 libraries worldwide
The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski is pulled into the seedy underworld of criminal Los Angeles when two incompetent mobsters mistake him for an evil millionaire with the same name
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation. In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,804 libraries worldwide
A former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
 
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