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Rhombus Media (Firm)

Overview
Works: 223 works in 718 publications in 5 languages and 16,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  History  Christmas films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Television comedies  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Production personnel, prn, pmn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rhombus Media (Firm)
The red violin by François Girard( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,945 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 )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol, ' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday
Slings & arrows by Peter Wellington( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,075 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?
Enemy by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 980 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 )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Into the forest by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In medieval England, Merlin and King Arthur banish the evil enchantress Morgana and her son Mordred to the ends of the universer as Morgana vows revenge. In present day, Knights descendant Penn doesn't take much stock in the legends of his supposed ancestors, even as the descendants meet in Thailand to practice fighting. But when Morgana and her son return to earth, armed with alien technology and hell-bent on destroying every last descendant of King Arthur and his knights, Penn must to come to terms with who he was born to be, and bring together the new Knights of the Round Table to save themselves and the earth from Morgana's total vengeance"--Container
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 623 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
Snow cake by Marc Evans( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally-traumatized man and a high-functioning autistic woman develop an unlikely relationship
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 546 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 )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 407 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 )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 384 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
Our Man in Tehran( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 378 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
Inside Hana's suitcase by Larry Weinstein( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fumiko Ishioka reçoit par la poste un colis contenant une valise sur laquelle est inscrite: Hana Brady, née en 1931, orpheline. Intriguée, cette enseignante, cofondatrice du Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center, amorce une patiente enquête afin de retracer l'histoire de cette petite Juive, tuée par les nazis au camp d'Auschwitz. Ses recherches la mènent à George Brady, le grand frère d'Hana, qui a monté à Toronto une florissante entreprise de plomberie avant de prendre sa retraite, entouré de ses enfants et petits-enfants. Grâce aux informations et photos que lui fournit George, Fumiko monte une exposition sur le thème de la valise d'Hana à l'intention d'enfants et d'adolescents japonais, qui décident alors de former le groupe "The Small Wings", pour faire la promotion de la paix et de la tolérance. De son côté, George, qui se sent coupable d'avoir survécu aux camps et échoué à protéger sa petite soeur adorée, fait un pèlerinage à Auschwitz en compagnie de sa nièce. [(c) Médiafilm]
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
Hyena Road by Paul Gross( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 307 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
Last night by Don McKellar( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 300 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
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and French and held by 282 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 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war symphonies : Shostakovich against Stalin( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and Russian and held by 248 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."
Gunless = Désarmé by Paul Gross( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When American gunslinger The Montana Kid staggers into the Canadian Hamlet of Barclay's Brush, life for the 17 inhabitants is about to get exciting. The Kid gets into an altercation with Jack the town's blacksmith which leads to the Kid calling him out for some some frontier justice. But without a single gun to be found, adhering to the code of the Wild West may prove difficult
 
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