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Home Vision (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,158 works in 2,220 publications in 8 languages and 78,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Samurai films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films 
Roles: Publisher, prn, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Home Vision (Firm)
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic masterpiece is about a group of 16th century samurai who are hired to defend a small Japanese village that finds itself annually raided by an army of bandits who steal the meager crops harvested by the peasants. Tired of relinquishing their food supply but woefully inept in combat skills, the villagers decide to hire a band of samurai to protect them. In addition to the primary conflict between the villagers and the bandits, much of the tale revolves around young Katsushiro's coming-of-age, both sexually and emotionally. Kikuchiyo's search for acceptance forms the other major storyline. Indeed, everyone in Seven Samurai is searching: for adventure, for experience, for freedom from their oppressors
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe
Taʹm e guilass = Taste of cherry by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Persian and Iranian and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young ballerina is torn between the composer who loves her and the impresario who is determined to fashion her into a great dancer."--Container
Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) by Frida Kahlo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Frida Kahlo's work, her interest in politics and her tempestuous relationship with husband Diego Rivera, leader of the Mexican muralist movement
Grey Gardens by David Maysles( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once an aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens
Leti︠a︡t zhuravli = The cranes are flying by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Russian and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veronica y Boris se encuentran profundamente enamorados, hasta que el inicio de la Segunda Guerra Mundial los separa, Boris es esviado al frende de batalla y sus comunicaciones se detienen. Mientras tanto Veronica trata de verse afectada por el suceso, sin embargo, el primo de Boris le hace insinuaciones cada vez más fuertes y directas
Mary Cassatt, Impressionist from Philadelphia by Dorothy Monet( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1986 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and work of impressionist painter Mary Cassatt
Du rififi chez les hommes = Rififi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful jewel robbery leads to a gang war
Cléo de 5 à 7 by Agnès Varda( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in French and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl waiting for the result of a medical examination wanders around Paris thinking she has cancer; the film focuses on her ever-changing moods, and her search for answers
Louisiana story by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of a young Cajun boy living on the Bayou. Tells the story of disruption and change when an oil rig brings industry into his pristine world
Nevelson in process( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Nevelson is seen creating two pieces of sculpture as she discusses her feelings for her art and the creative process
Toni Morrison( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
The frescoes of Diego Rivera( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Rivera's evolution as an artist, his use of the fresco technique, and his politics. Looks at the murals Rivera created for public buildings in the U.S. and Mexico. They unite themes of nature and revolution, drawing a parallel between the evolution of life and the struggle for human dignity
A nous la liberté by René Clair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on mechanization of the modern world. A convict escapes from prison and becomes director of a large phonograph factory, Just as he is being proclaimed a leading citizen they come to arrest him. Scenes from breakdown of an assembly line probably inspired Chaplin's modern times
Hopscotch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in German and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Doctor Mabuse (Rudolf Klein-Rogge) has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime. When the document's nefarious writings start leading to terrifying parallels in reality, it's up to Berlin's star detective, Inspector Lohmann (Otto Wernicke, reprising his role from M) to connect the most fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other. A sequel to his enormously successful silent film Dr. Mabuse: the gambler, Fritz Lang's The testament of Dr. Mabuse reunites the director with the character that had effectively launched his career. Lang put slogans and ideas expounded by the Nazis into the mouth of a madman, warning his audience of an imminent menace, which was soon to become a reality. Nazi Minister of Information Joseph Goebbels saw the film as an instruction manual for terrorist action against the government and banned it for endangering public order and security. A landmark of mystery and suspense for countless espionage and noir thrillers to come, this is the complete, uncut original director's version in a stunning new transfer
Cezanne : the man and the mountain( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the central theme of Cezanne's painting: his fascination with nature and his love-hate relationship with his birthplace, Aix-en-Provence, most specifically the nearby mountain, Sainte Victoire, which he painted repeatedly throughout his life. Recognizes Cezanne as the "father of modern painting."
E la nave va = And the ship sails on by Federico Fellini( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Italian and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, a colourful mélange of celebrities embark on a funeral voyage for a dead opera star. An allegorical film blending spectacle, humour, poignance and grotesquerie
In a brilliant light : van Gogh in Arles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Van Gogh's 444 days in the south of France focusing on works of art rather than on the life of the artist. This film was made in the Netherlands and in Provence, using the artist's original canvases
 
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Georgia O'KeeffeTaʹm e guilass = Taste of cherryCléo de 5 à 7Nevelson in processThe frescoes of Diego RiveraIn a brilliant light : van Gogh in Arles