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BBC Films

Overview
Works: 437 works in 2,016 publications in 5 languages and 130,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Coming-of-age films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Other, Publisher, prn, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about BBC Films
 
Most widely held works by BBC Films
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( visu )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,590 libraries worldwide
The son of a German officer befriends a young concentration camp prisoner
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock( visu )
12 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,530 libraries worldwide
A drama based on the life of author P.L. Travers and Walt Disney's attempt to gain the rights to adapt her novel 'Mary Poppins'. In 1961, when her book sales begin to decline, Travers (Thompson) reluctantly enters into negotiations with Disney (Hanks), who promised his daughters 20 years previously that he would turn their favourite story into a movie. Initially Travers is unyielding and flashbacks to her childhood in 1907 demonstrate why her novel and, in particular, her eponymous character are so precious to her. Eventually she agrees to let Disney go ahead with the movie but will she approve of the final outcome?
Philomena by Stephen Frears( visu )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,385 libraries worldwide
"Judi Dench stars in the story of Philomena Lee, mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock and given up for adoption. Nearly 50 years later, Philomena meets Martin Sixsmith, a former BBC reporter looking for his next big story. Together, they embark on a journey to locate her long lost son. As the pieces of the puzzle come together, the unlikely travel companions form a comic and heartwarming friendship."--Container
Brooklyn by John Crowley( visu )
18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,320 libraries worldwide
"BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within."--mongrelmedia.com
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( visu )
45 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
Becoming Jane by Anne Hathaway( visu )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2,206 libraries worldwide
The year is 1795 and the feisty 20-year-old Jane Austen is an emerging writer who already sees a world beyond class and commerce, beyond pride and prejudice, and dreams of doing what was nearly unthinkable - marrying for love. Naturally, her parents are searching for a wealthy, well-appointed husband to assure their daughter's future social standing. As a prospective match for Jane, her parents are eyeing Mr. Wisley. He is the nephew to the very formidable, not to mention very rich, local aristocrat Lady Gresham. But when Jane meets the roguish and decidedly non-aristocratic Tom Lefroy, sparks soon fly along with the sharp repartee. His intellect and arrogance raise her ire, only to knock her head over heels. Now, the couple, whose flirtation flies in the face of the sense and sensibility of the age, is faced with a terrible dilemma. If they attempt to marry, they will risk everything that matters - family, friends and fortune
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 2,119 libraries worldwide
"Based on the bestseller by Richard Yates, this mesmerising and moving story follows the lives of a passionate young couple living in suburban Connecticut who decide to risk everything to pursue their dreams. They're willing to break away from the ordinary, but can they do it without breaking apart?"--Container
Persuasion by Roger Michell( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 2,017 libraries worldwide
When Anne Elliot turned down Captain Wentworth's proposal of marriage, she allowed herself to be persuaded by her snobbish family's conviction of his unworthiness. But now, after a separation of eight years, Anne and Captain Wentworth meet again, and the tables have turned. Captain Wentworth's fortunes have prospered and he returns from a career at sea both eligible and affluent, while Anne's father, Sir Walter Elliot, has been forced to lease their home and move the family into a smaller abode in Bath. Just as Anne now recognizes the false values that persuaded her to reject Captain Wentworth, she must also accept that his heart now seems set upon the youth and beauty of Louisa Musgrove
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( visu )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
Colin Clark, an ambitious twenty-three-year-old assistant director forms a friendship with American actress Marilyn Monroe on her first trip to London to film "The Prince and the Showgirl," butwhen Monroe's husband, playwright Arthur Mill er leaves for a trip to Paris, Clark seizes the opportunity to introduce Monroe to a world away from her Hollywood fame
Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Frears( visu )
16 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
Comedy drama based on the true story of the American opera singer. World renowned as a virtuosic pianist, Florence Foster Jenkins has a new dream: to become a famous opera singer. Her voice, however, leaves a lot to be desired and she becomes famous for her lack of talent. Despite the constant critisicm from her peers and audiences which Florence's manager and partner St. Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant) endeavours to keep from her, Florence battles on and, with St. Clair's help, she conquers the New York stage to become a household name
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,937 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
An Education by Lone Scherfig( visu )
24 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,894 libraries worldwide
In the early 1960's, 16-year-old Jenny Mellor lives with her parents in a London suburb. She is smart, pretty, and working toward her goal of being accepted into Oxford. Her life will take a big turn when she meets David, a man twice her age. Now she must decide if she will pursue an education at Oxford, or if she will choose to learn all that a charismatic, older man can teach her
Woman in Gold by Alexi Kaye Campbell( visu )
11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court"--Container
The duchess by Saul Dibb( visu )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story it is, in its way, a horror story, this portrait of a dazzling young woman at the mercy of the misfortunes of love and the inequalities of the age in which she lived. Married off as an innocent 17-year-old to a much older man, his only interest in the match is her ability to produce a male heir. Installed within the gilded cage of marriage, she discovers he expresses more affection for his dogs than for her. When the first child is female, he takes a mistress and ignores her, until she finds true love--insisting on his lordly right to thwart her. Although she fights hard for her own piece of happiness, eventually, she has to make a choice many, many women will recognize
Notes on a scandal by Richard Eyre( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,795 libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( visu )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,733 libraries worldwide
In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
Match point = Ai qing jue sheng dian by Woody Allen( visu )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,722 libraries worldwide
Former tennis pro Chris Wilton stumbles into good fortune when Chloe Hewett, the daughter of a wealthy businessman and the sister of one of his tennis students, falls in love with him. But when Chris meets Nola, a much deeper passion is stirred. His desire isn't deterred even after he discovers that Nola is already dating Chloe's brother. But when their affair threatens Chris's increasingly cozy lifestyle, Chris begins to consider a drastic solution
The lady in the van by Nicholas Hytner( visu )
9 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
Un homme découvre qu'une femme habite dans sa voiture, qui se trouve être garée dans l'allée de sa maison. Une relation étonnante va alors naître
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg( visu )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,682 libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
 
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controlled identity British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service

BBC-Filme
BBC 필름스
BBCフィルムズ
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. BBC Films.
بی‌بی‌سی فیلمز
英國廣播公司電影
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English (354)
Spanish (9)
French (5)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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