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Rhombus Media (Firm)

Works: 229 works in 770 publications in 5 languages and 16,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Christmas films  Anthology films  Television comedies 
Roles: Production personnel, prn, pmn, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rhombus Media (Firm)
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
The man who invented Christmas by Les Standiford( Visual )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Charles Dickens and the creation of his holiday classic novel "A Christmas carol."
Enemy by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Into the forest by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a worldwide power outage, two sisters must work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world while fighting intruders, disease, loneliness, and starvation
Slings & arrows( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey, the emotionally fragile artistic director to a very dysfunctional Canadian theatre troupe puts on King Lear (casting a storied and ailing actor as Lear), while eager young performers throw themselves into a musical about a junkie prostitute
Snow cake by Marc Evans( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally-traumatized man and a high-functioning autistic woman develop an unlikely relationship
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy
Hobo with a shotgun by Rutger Hauer( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hobo jumps from a freight car hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick & Ivan. ... [The hobo] realizes the only way to make a different in this town is with ... [a] gun in his hand"--Container
Slings & arrows( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based in a fictional Canadian town where legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the Artistic Directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When Geoffrey arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance (and often in spite of it) Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past while wrestling the Festival back from the marketing department. Despite a bitter leading lady, a clueless leading man, and a scheming General Manager, he manages to stage a remarkable production of Hamlet; the play that drove him mad
Slings & arrows( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now ensconced as artistic director of the New Burbage theatre festival, Geoffrey Tennant must stage the cursed play Macbeth to fulfill the vision of his deceased predecessor Oliver Welles. The actor cast in the lead engages in a titanic clash of egos with Geoffrey, while Oliver weighs in confrontationally from the grave. The festival faces a financial crisis that forces its CEO to engage in some risky business, while leading lady Ellen Fanshaw endures a life-altering tax audit. Adding to the mayhem is the return of the madcap guest director Darren Nichols, who stages a post-post-modern Romeo and Juliet after the original director breaks her neck. Could it be the curse of Macbeth?
Our Man in Tehran( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo. In this gripping documentary, the story of the ₁Canadian Caper₂ is told by the man who knows it best Ken Taylor, Canada₂s former ambassador to Iran, who hid the six Americans and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran
Dido & Aeneas by Henry Purcell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A danced performance of the Baroque opera Dido and Aeneas. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to hearbreak and tragedy
Inside Hana's suitcase by Larry Weinstein( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Inside Hana's Suitcase', is the poignant story of two young children who grew up in pre-WWII Czechoslovakia and the terrible events that they endured just because they happened to be born Jewish. Based on the internationally acclaimed book "Hana's Suitcase" which has been translated into 40 languages, the film is an effective blend of documentary and dramatic techniques. In addition to tracing the lives of George and Hana Brady in the 1930's and 40's, "Inside Hana's Suitcase" tells the present-day story of "The Small Wings", a group of Japanese children, and how their passionate and tenacious teacher, Fumiko Ishioka, helped them solve the mystery of Hana Brady, whose name was painted on an old battered suitcase that they received from Auschwitz, the notorious Nazi death camp built in Poland. The film's plot unfolds as told through contemporary young storytellers who act as the omniscient narrators. They seamlessly transport us"--IMDb
Last night by Don McKellar( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang. Part of the 'Collection 2000' series, a group of films commissioned by French TV station La Sept ARTE on the subject of the millineum
Hyena Road by Paul Gross( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hyena Road is a taut war action film about Canadian troops in Afghanistan as seen through the eyes of three very different men: A sniper who has never allowed himself to think of his targets as human and becomes implicated in the life of one; an intelligence officer who has never contemplated killing and becomes the engine of a plot to kill; and a legendary Mujahideen warrior who had put war behind him and is now the center of the battle zone
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sergeant Michael Dunne is wounded in battle during World War I, he is sent home to Calgary, Aberta. While recovering from his injuries, he becomes enamored with Sarah Mann, a beautiful young nurse. Sarah's brother, David, desperately wants to follow in Michael's heroic footsteps in order to impress his girlfriend's father, but he is not able to enlist because of his asthma. When strings are pulled and David is allowed to join the ranks, Michael finds himself fighting for the safety of the young man, for the heart of his true love, and for his own survival
Don Giovanni : Leporello's revenge = Le vengeance de Leporello : soundtrack from the Rhombus Media Film directed by Barbara Willis Sweete by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2019 in English and Russian and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
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