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Fox Searchlight Pictures

Overview
Works: 269 works in 1,499 publications in 6 languages and 162,119 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Sports films  Coming-of-age films  Fantasy films  History 
Roles: Producer, pre, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Fox Searchlight Pictures
Publications by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Most widely held works by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( visu )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,204 libraries worldwide
Jamal Malik is an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" When the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating. Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up. He describes their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Every chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible questions. When the new day dawns and Jamal returns to answer the final question, the Inspector and sixty million viewers watch to find out if he can answer the question of how anyone comes to know the things they know about life and love
Juno by Jason Reitman( visu )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 3,078 libraries worldwide
Juno MacGuff is sixteen years old. After a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, she learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. During her pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships develop
Sideways by Alexander Payne( visu )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2,675 libraries worldwide
Jack and Miles were college roommates, and despite their differences, they have been friends ever since. Jack is an actor, whose career high point is a stint as a soap opera regular. English teacher and oenophile Miles would much rather be a published novelist. Jack is about to get married, so depressed, divorced Miles suggests they hit the road for a week-long bachelor party amidst the rolling hillsides and gorgeous sunsets of wine country near Santa Barbara. A little golf, a lot of wine, how could it possibly go sideways?
Bend it like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( visu )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,668 libraries worldwide
Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team
The Descendants by Alexander Payne( visu )
14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,603 libraries worldwide
"Experience a bittersweet drama about a detached father's attempt to reconnect with his two daughters and their often-hilarious quest for the truth in this 'moving, enlightening, funny and unapologetically human' film."--Container
Little Miss Sunshine by Michael D Arndt( visu )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,545 libraries worldwide
A dysfunctional family undertakes a road trip to California in order to allow their 7-year old daughter to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant
The last king of Scotland by Kevin Macdonald( visu )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,540 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Amin's incredible story as seen through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scotsman who becomes the volatile leader's personal physician and trusted confidant. What starts off as a fascinating job soon turns to horror as the doctor realizes what kind of man he really works for
Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky( visu )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,539 libraries worldwide
Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( visu )
14 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,533 libraries worldwide
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( visu )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,403 libraries worldwide
To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( visu )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,383 libraries worldwide
Napoleon Dynamite is a high school outcast in every sense of the word. Things at home are not much better. When a new student arrives, Napoleon finds friendship and performs an act of defiance that makes him a true hero
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,378 libraries worldwide
"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
Crazy Heart by Scott Cooper( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,375 libraries worldwide
The powerful story of a country music star's rocky road to redemption. Bad Blake is a boozy, broken-down singer who reaches for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the music. But will Bad's hard-livin' ways and crazy heart cost him his last chance at a comeback?
Birdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu( visu )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,374 libraries worldwide
A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
Beasts of the Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin( visu )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,348 libraries worldwide
"Hushpuppy [is] a tenacious six-year-old force of nature in an isolated bayou community. When her tough but loving father Wink ... succumbs to a mysterious malady, the fierce and determined girl bravely sets out on a journey to save him. But Hushpuppy's quest is hindered by a "busted" universe that melts the ice caps and unleashes an army of prehistoric beasts"--Container insert
127 Hours by Danny Boyle( visu )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,281 libraries worldwide
In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Wild by Jean-Marc Vallée( visu )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,199 libraries worldwide
After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the destruction of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by memories of her mother Bobbi and with absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own
Antwone Fisher by Antwone Quenton Fisher( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,052 libraries worldwide
Antwone Fisher, 25, is a gentle, soft-spoken seaman in the Navy. Unless he feels he's been disrespected--which prompts furious, violent outbursts that put him on the brink of a dishonorable discharge. Ordered to see a psychiatrist, eventually the story of his childhood in a foster home, where he was both beaten and sexually abused, comes out. Dr. Davenport argues that Antwone needs to deal with his past, find his family, and attain closure. For Antwone, the journey proves agonizing and freeing, as he puts his past behind him and graduates into responsible manhood
Boys don't cry by Kimberly Peirce( visu )
28 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,002 libraries worldwide
A transgendered youth starts living as a man, and assumes the name Brandon Teena. He moves to a tiny Nebraska town and begins making new friends under his new identity. All goes well until his new friends discover his secret. Based on a true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself
The Wrestler by Darren Aronofsky( visu )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 1,990 libraries worldwide
Back in the late '80s, Randy 'The Ram' Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, decades past his prime, he barely gets by working small wrestling shows in VFW halls and as a part-time grocery store employee. He faces health problems that may end his wrestling career and is attempting to come to terms with his life outside the ring. He wants to reconcile with the daughter he abandoned in childhood and begins a relationship with a stripper. He struggles with his new life and an offer of a high-profile rematch with his 1980s arch-nemesis, 'The Ayatollah, ' which might just be his ticket back to stardom
 
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Languages
English (296)
Turkish (3)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)
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