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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,654 works in 5,075 publications in 6 languages and 39,037 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Distributor, Production personnel, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about PolyGram Video (Firm)
Publications by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,650 libraries worldwide
In 1554 young passionate Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne amidst bloody turmoil. She must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( visu )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
Chris Nielsen dies and is united with his children, who died before him, in a beautiful afterlife, but must risk his own future to rescue his wife from her fate
When we were kings by Léon Gast( visu )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle. This film offers a ringside seat to witness every breath and drop of sweat between two all-time heavyweight champions
The Game by David Fincher( visu )
24 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels by Guy Ritchie( visu )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
A streetwise charmer who loses his friends' money in a rigged game comes up with a plan to make everything come out right, but ends up in a comedy of errors
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Jeff "Dude" Lebowski is met by two mobsters wanting repayment of a loan that he knows nothing about. With this simple case of mistaken identity, Dude gets entangled in a complex kidnapping plot with the other man named Lebowski, whom the mobsters were looking for
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( visu )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years ... the human "beans" just don't know it. Little things keep disappearing and the "Beans" can't figure out that the Clocks are simply "borrowing household items for their own home within the walls." When the evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their happy home, the Borrowers try to stop him with a little ingenuity. Suddenly, the toaster's a catapult, the measuring tape is an elevator, the dental floss is a backpack, and the lawyer is about to meet his match
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 525 libraries worldwide
In this drama, which is based on true events, a midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Performance of the musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber based on the book Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, by T.S. Eliot
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( visu )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and French and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( visu )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
The story of the complex relationship between sisters Jacqueline Du Pré & Hilary Du Pré, two English musical prodigies who led very different lives
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
Bernadette, a drag queen, relives her theatrical glory days with two young friends on one wild road trip through rural Australia
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 438 libraries worldwide
A trip to Grandpa's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and the gang look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special
River's edge by Tim Hunter( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Based on an actual event, a close-knit group of teenagers discover that one of their own has killed his girlfriend. Emotionally ill-prepared, they struggle to differentiate between friendship and responsibility
Franklin by Paulette Bourgeois( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Franklin's Halloween: Franklin and his friends are planning a Halloween walk to Mr. Mole's "haunted house." Everyone knows that Bear is the bravest, but the question is who's going to be the scaredy-cat. Franklin is afriad that it will be him. Franklin's fort: Franklin and his friends plan to build a fort, but when the others decide to make it a tree fort, Franklin doesn't want to admit that he's afraid of heights
Franklin and the secret club by Paulette Bourgeois( visu )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
In "Franklin and the secret club," Franklin teaches Porcupine the true meaning of friendship. In "Franklin is messy," Franklin usually avoids tidying up until he steps on his prized sword and realizes the merits of "a place for everything."
Andrea Bocelli : a night in Tuscany by Andrea Bocelli( visu )
9 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Andrea Bocelli performs excerpts from various operas and songs with performers such as Sarah Brightman at the Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa, Italy
The Portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
 
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