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Hemdale Film Corporation

Overview
Works: 103 works in 418 publications in 3 languages and 14,721 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Action and adventure films  Nonfiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Hemdale Film Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Hemdale Film Corporation
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

83 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and French and held by 4,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platoon is the story of every soldier whose innocence was lost in the war torn jungles of Vietnam. Chris Taylor arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not just the Viet Cong, but gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself. Sgts. Barnes and Elias draw a fine line between the war they wage against the enemy and each other, dangerously dividing the loyalty of the platoon
Hoosiers by -( Visual )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A basketball coach with a checkered past becomes the new coach of the underdog high school basketball team in a 1951 sleepy Indiana farm town, using methods that infuriate the townspeople
The Terminator by James Cameron( Visual )

41 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2029, the ruling giant super-computer, Skynet, sends an indestructible cyborg, a Terminator, back in time to 1984 to kill a woman, Sarah Connor, whose unborn son will become mankind's only hope
Salvador by Oliver Stone( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, Richard Boyle, a veteran war photographer whose career needs a boost, heads for El Salvador to cover the civil war there. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerrillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels
Vincent & Theo by Robert Altman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film paints a provocative picture of the tragic life of artist Vincent Van Gogh and his obsessively dedicated brother Theo
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small California town, a teenage boy murders his girlfriend on the edge of a river and his friends (and hers), come to the river's edge to see the body and can't sort out their loyalties as to whether to report the crime or remain loyal to the murderer. The impact of the crime on the teenagers is depicted through their relationships with their families, an older man, who is a pyschotic drug pusher to the teenagers, and with the police investigators of the crime. The teenage murderer is eventually killed by the drug pusher, resulting in the solving of the murder by the police
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and French and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic adventure, full of slaves and concubines, empresses, and warlords. "The true story of Pu Yi, who, at the age of 3, toddled to the Imperial Dragon Throne to become Lord of 10,000 years," China's last emperor
The return of the living dead by Dan O'Bannon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When nerve gas leaks from an army surplus store, the recently-buried corpses are resurrected and crawl out of their graves in search of human flesh
Hidden agenda by Ken Loach( Visual )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and French and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Northern Ireland, two American researchers investigate the torture of civilians by Government Security Forces. When Paul is given a tape containing explosive evidence, he is "accidentally" killed and his partner Ingrid joins forces with a tough cop to expose the truth
The belly of an architect by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stourley Kracklite, a burly middle-aged American architect, is in Rome to organize a large-scale exhibition of the work of Etienne-Louis Boullee (1728-1799), a visionary French architect. His wife Louisa is along, and a little bored with his cerebral fixations. Surrounded by Roman art and architecture--whose perfect scaling and Classicist surfaces he has always admired--Kracklite is overcome by narcissistic jealousy. Amidst the graceful clean domes, virile statues, and sturdily parallel columns of Roman monuments, Kracklite suspects Louisa of trying to poison him as his prodigious gut begins giving him searing pains. Anxious and paranoid, he's undone by his fear that despite his internal inspirations, an architect is a speck of a thing compared to what he builds--huge, material spectacles that far outlive their progenitors
At close range by James Foley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A juvenile delinquent knows about petty theft, but he wants to steal big money. He looks to his father, a big-time thief, for guidance. Then he witnesses his father committing a murder and realizes he is in over his head
Shag( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four teenage girls have one last fling before they go their separate ways to college, careers and marriage
Carbon copy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an uptight executive discovers he has a long-lost black son, his tidy world goes hopelessly and hilariously awry in this wickedly funny comedy
Best seller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional assassin decides to get revenge for being let go from the corporate empire he helped build by writing a tell all book. The question is who will still remain standing after the assassin's former employer kidnaps the writer's daughter and a confrontation ensues
Robert Altman's images by Robert Altman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathryn is suffering from schizophrenia and is haunted by hallucinations of apparitions. Her husband has his mind on other things, while her mental state is deteriorating. She is unable to define whether the people around her, like visitors to their house, are real or imaginary
Miracle mile by Steve DeJarnatt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and French and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry picked up the pay phone he could hardly believe what he heard. Harry thought it was a joke, but the more he considered it, the clearer it became. America had 70 minutes until the bomb would be dropped. And Harry had to spread the word
Criminal law by George E Horn( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston attorney Ben Chase's career gets an upward surge when he successfully defends blueblood Martin Thiel during a well-publicized murder trial. But when he realizes that Thiel is the exacting, vicious serial killer he was accused of being, Chase is torn between professional responsibility and his own conscience. Hoping to snare the egotistical killer in a misstep, Chase engages in a tense game of cat-and-mouse with Thiel, blurring the lines between right and wrong, victim and villain, and fascination and repulsion
Chattahoochee by Mick Jackson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American war hero attempts suicide and ends up in Chattahoochee State Mental Hospital
High tide by Judy David( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an AFI Award winning performance, Judy Davis plays Lilli, a back-up singer for an Elvis impersonator. When she is fired from the tour in a NSW South Coast country town she sets out on a drunken binge. Holed up in a caravan park she meets up with young Ally and a friendship soon develops between the women. Emotions run deep as their journey of discovery is tested by Lilli's new boyfriend Mick and Ally's grandmother Bet.--
 
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Languages
English (298)

French (11)

Italian (1)

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HoosiersThe TerminatorVincent & TheoRiver's edgeThe last emperorHidden agendaThe belly of an architectShag