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Handmade Films

Works: 85 works in 398 publications in 2 languages and 17,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Television comedies  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Religious films 
Roles: Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Handmade Films
Most widely held works by Handmade Films
Time bandits by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of tiny bandits, challenged with the task of patching up the handiwork of a Supreme Being who was forced into creating the world in only 6 days, instead steal the priceless map of the universe. Accompanied by an English school boy (Warnock), they are swept away on a whirlwind adventure through time and space, encountering bizarre incarnations of Napoelon (Holm), Robinhood (Cleese), Agamemnon (Connery), and others
Monty Python's Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parody of life in first century Judea
Eloise at the Plaza( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derived from the much-loved children's books by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight, "Eloise at the Plaza" introduces Eloise, an elegantly rambunctious six-year-old girl living at New York's Plaza hotel. Eloise has an absent mother, a lawyer minder, a long-suffering nanny, and a bête noire--Mr. Salomone--the Plaza's extremely nervous concierge. Eloise loves meddling with the hotel staff and its patrons, and spends her days rampaging through the Plaza's halls, flirting with danger but somehow always landing on her feet
Eloise at Christmastime( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I absolutely love Christmas!" Christmastime in New York City finds Eloise eagerly anticipating her mother's return, and terrorizing the staff and patrons of the Plaza with her usual brio. Rachel, the daughter of Plaza owner Mr. Peabody, returns from college to marry Brooks Oliver. But Rachel used to like Eloise's favorite waiter, Bill, who still has feelings for his ex-girlfriend. Eloise sets out to remedy the situation, while celebrating the season in her own irrepressible style
Powwow highway by Jonathan Wacks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With nothing in common but their Native American heritage, two men begin a cross-country adventure filled with comedy and drama
Eloise by Kay Thompson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloise and her hotel friends are putting on a Christmas show like no other. Using traditions from the different religions and cultures of her friends, they learn the true meaning of the season
Eloise goes to school by Starz Media ; Handmade Films( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny enrolls Eloise in the prestigious Hawthorne Academy, but she soon finds out it isn't exactly what she was expecting. There are mean girls on the playground, very strict teachers, and so many rules. Eloise decides it is time to make school fun again, she's teaching her new friends to stand up to bullies, helping her teacher understand there are a lot of different ways to learn and having tons of adventures
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acerbic and irresistibly self-destructive Withnail and neurotic Marwood are down-at-the-heels actors in 1960s London, living in self-inflicted squalor and drowning their artistic frustrations with booze and any drugs they can get their hands on. Fleeing the doldrums - and unpaid bills - of the city, the pair finds themselves stuck in the less than idyllic country cottage of Withnail's lascivious uncle Monty. Features trailer
Eloise's rawther unusual Halloween by Wesley Archer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every Halloween, the ghost of the Plaza's most legendary and outrageous inhabitant of old, Diamond Jim Johnson, returns to haunt the halls. There are tricks and treats galore in store when Eloise busts some ghosts and reverses a curse
The long Good Friday by John Mackenzie( Visual )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mobster Harold Shand is the all-powerful boss of the London underworld. But on the day he is about to close the ultimate deal with the American crime family, Shand's empire suddenly begins to explode around him
Eloise in Hollywood by Ken Lipman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloise and Nanny are on their way to Hollywood where Eloise is given the chance to star in a real movie! She is certain her glamorous dreams are coming true, but stardom is a lot of work. Can she pull off her secret plan and go back to being just plain fabulous Eloise?
Life of Brian by Terry Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean
Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell. Includes original theatrical trailer
Eloise in springtime by Kay Thompson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter is over in New York City and Nanny is going on a much needed vacation with her brother Gavin. Eloise gets a temporary nanny, one that is young, hip and beautiful. Nanny Nicole shows Eloise an exciting, artsy side of New York City that she knew nothing about and they have tons of fun along the way. Unfortunately, most of the fun involves breaking Nanny's rules. Soon, Eloise notices that Nicole and Eloise's favorite Plaza employee, Bill are getting a little too friendly
The stone angel by Kari Skogland( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 90, Hagar Shipley may be considered old, but she hasn't stopped fighting. As her son and daughter-in-law take her to a nursing home, Hagar resists and remembers a lifetime of boldness and courage
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three episodes from the first season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
A private function by Malcolm Mowbray( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this delicious comedy which takes place in a little-known Yorkshire town during the thin times of 1947, plans are afoot to fatten a contraband pig destined for the centerpiece of a celebration banquet. However, chaos ensues when a social climbing middle-class couple steal the pig to impress their friends at their own banquet
Cracks by Jordan Scott( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss G is seemingly a force of nature, a glamorous presence beloved and idolized by her blossoming charges at an all-girls British boarding school. Her students heap adoration upon her, a love that Miss G basks in and returns until the arrival of Fiamma, a wild and self-confident transfer student from Spain. Fiamma's new role as teacher's pet ignites the jealousy of former class queen Di, and triggers an obsession in Miss G that quickly spirals out of control
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out young advertising executive experiences crisis when a mysterious giant pimple on his neck starts making career decisions for him
Shanghai surprise by Jim Goddard( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A missionary nurse and a fortune hunter pursue an opium shipment for different reasons, only to be chased in turn by thugs and smugglers
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Life of Brian
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Hand Made Films


HandMade Films britische Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

HandMade Films British film production and distribution company

HandMade Films casa di produzione e distribuzione cinematografica inglese

Handmade Films Partnership


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Monty Python's Life of BrianWithnail & IThe long Good FridayLife of BrianMona LisaA private functionHow to get ahead in advertising