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Home Vision (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,121 works in 2,343 publications in 8 languages and 74,867 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Samurai films  Interviews  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Publisher, prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Home Vision (Firm)
Seven samurai by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in Japanese and No Linguistic content and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16th century Japanese farming community has been victimized by bandits, year afer year. Desperate to find some means of ending the terror, the villagers hire seven unemployed samurai to help defend them. Film formed the basis of The Magnificent Seven and Battle beyond the Stars
Taʹm e guilass = Taste of cherry by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Persian and Iranian and held by 903 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 )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dancer is so compelled to dance it overrides all other interests in her life
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe. Includes a still frame segment of the major paintings depicted in the film
Leti︠a︡t zhuravli = The cranes are flying by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Russian and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé figurant sur la jaquette :"Moscou 1941, le guerre est déclarée. Boris s'est engagé pour le front comme volontaire, et avec sa fiancée Véronika, ils tardent à se séparer. Au-dessus d'eux passe un vol de cigognes. La guerre s'est installée, sans nouvelle de son fiancé, seule et esseulée, elle cède aux avances du cousin de Boris, un planqué peu glorieux, égoïste et distant. Délaissée, Véronika s'implique à sa manière dans le conflit en investissant son énergie à l'aide et au réconfort des soldats blessés rapatriés aux pays. Elle prend conscience de l'horreur de la guerre. Mais Véronika espère toujours le retour de Boris : elle continue donc de l'attendre. Pour elle vivre c'est aimer, oublier son amour c'est mourir."
Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) by Ana Vivas( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 700 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
Du rififi chez les hommes = Rififi by Jules Dassin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Synopsis: Cinematographer Gianni di Venanzo's masterful use of Technicolor transforms Juliet of the Spirits, Fellini's first color feature, into a kaleidoscope of dreams, spirits, and memories. Giulietta Masina plays a betrayed wife whose inability to come to terms with reality leads her along a hallucinatory journey of self-discovery. The Criterion Collection is proud to present the fully restored version of one of Fellini's most dazzling dreams."--Website
Mary Cassatt, Impressionist from Philadelphia by Mary Cassatt( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and work of Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt
Hopscotch by Eric Lewis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 556 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!
Cléo de 5 à 7 by Agnès Varda( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in French and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a woman who is waiting to learn if she has terminal cancer. The beautiful but spoiled Cleo searches for answers with a fortune-teller, then seeks comfort in the familiar as she shops for a hat, talks with friends, and rehearses a song. Shot almost entirely on location, this visually entrancing film captures the look, feel, and sounds of Paris as Cleo views the world with a new awareness
A nous la liberté by René Clair( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in French and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark film in early sound production this is a left-wing satirical comedy about two ex-convicts, one of whom works his way up from salesman to factory owner. He oversees a highly mechanised operation where the workers are reduced to mere automatons. Blackmailed over his past, he joins up with his old cellmate, and the pair take to the road as tramps. Frequently acknowledged as the inspiration for Chaplin's "Modern times."
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in German and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse 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, to connect the most fragmented, maddening clues in a case unlike any other
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eight part series explores dance as of form of communication and expression in a variety of cultural contexts. Examples span the spectrum from staged ballet dancing to urban street dance to traditional myth and ritual. Filmed on location on 5 continents, this production took six years to make. Includes archival film footage
Nevelson in process( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 525 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
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 524 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
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 517 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 )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 502 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
Miyamoto Musashi = Samurai I by Hiroshi Inagaki( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping saga of the legendary seventeenth-century samurai, Musashi Miyamoto, set against the turmoil of a devastating civil war. Follows Musashi's odyssey from his unruly youth to his enlightened years as a warrior
 
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Taʹm e guilass = Taste of cherryGeorgia O'KeeffeCléo de 5 à 7DancingNevelson in processThe frescoes of Diego RiveraMiyamoto Musashi = Samurai I