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Orion Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 370 works in 666 publications in 8 languages and 21,522 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Publisher, fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Orion Home Video (Firm)
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and German and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young female FBI agent is sent to interview notorious killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, in hope of obtaining information that will help the Bureau catch another killer
La gloire de mon père by Yves Robert( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the autobiography of Marcel Pagnol, this film continues the story of Marcel's childhood; this time the family returns to the wild hills for Christmas
Jean de Florette by Claude Berri( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in French and English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French historical drama, which concerns a bizarre battle royale over a valuable natural spring in a remote French farming community
Au revoir les enfants by Louis Malle( Visual )

7 editions published in 1989 in French and English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante la ocupación alemana en Francia, en un colegio interno para chicos, dirigido por religiosos católicos, Julián, un muchacho de trece años, queda impresionado por la personalidad de Bonnet, un nuevo compañero que ingresa en el colegio
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in French and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poignant story of unrequited love, set in 17th century France. Highlighted by the Oscar-winning performance of Ferrer as Cyrano, the long-nosed poet and swordsman who helps a handsome rival woo and win the beautiful Roxane, whom Cyrano himself secretly loves
Mississippi burning by Alan Parker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi
Europa Europa Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in German and Russian and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish by religion, brought up as a Communist, given elitarian training by the Nazis - that is the story of Salomon Perel's life. During WWII he flees from the Nazis, lands in a Russian orphanage at the age of 14 and is brought up in the Communist manner. When Hitler's troops march into the town, he claims to be an ethnic German, becomes a frontline interpreter and finally ends up in an elitarian school for members of the Hitler Youth. He is released from his role at the end of the war, a role which he was forced to adopt in order to survive. The epilogue shows the authentic Salomon Perel who emigrated to Palestine
Karen Blixen's Babettes Gæstebud by Gabriel Axel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the chef, (who is never called upon to cook anything more complicated or mouth-watering than boiled codfish or soup), wins a large sum of money, she decides to spend it all creating a magnificent meal
Jean de Florette Manon of the spring = Manon des sources by Marcel Pagnol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in French and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, making her way in the world as a shepherdess, finds out that her scheming neighbor stole land from her father and caused his tragic death
Robocop by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robocop is created to stop a crimewave which is spreading all across America. All goes well at first and Robocop stops every sleaze ball he encounters, but there are forces which will stop at nothing to see him eliminated
Dirty rotten scoundrels by Frank Oz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy filmed on the Riviera, it's the story of two con men who compete to see who can extract $50,000 from a woman first. The victim is a naive American heiress, and the competition between the two men, one a suave and sophisticated Englishman and the other a bumbling but appealing American, heats up!
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Czech doctor, dedicated to promiscuity, is forced to choose between his wife and his lover
Raise the red lantern Da hong deng long gao gao gua by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in Chinese and English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

19-year-old Songlian has become Fourth Wife to the wealthy Chen, andshe must share her husband with his other three wives. When Songlian discoversthat the other wives manipulate and cheat for their husband's favors, a battleof wills commences between the women that can only bring misfortune to allconcerned
Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in Spanish and English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madcap comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife
Throw momma from the train by Danny DeVito( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owen says he will murder Larry's lying, conniving ex-wife if Larry will send Owen's strange Momma to her maker
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Civil War hero (Costner) who travels west where he is assigned to an abandoned fort. His nearest neighbors are members of a Sioux tribe, and they gradually become friends. He marries a tribe woman (McDonnell) and ultimately must make a decision about the tribe and their life when he realizes what their fate will be at the hands of the white man
Camille Claudel by Bruno Nuytten( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in French and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most important collaborations in the history of art, that of legendary sculptor Rodin, and the creative prodigy Camille Claudel
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
Little man Tate by Orion Pictures( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development
Ulee's gold( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Florida beekeeper escapes one battle only to find himself in another as a long-buried secret threatens his family and his livelihood
 
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La gloire de mon pèreJean de Florette Manon of the spring = Manon des sourcesRobocopDances with wolvesCamille ClaudelLittle man TateUlee's gold