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Avenue Pictures

Overview
Works: 59 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 13,758 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Television programs  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Dark comedy films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Avenue Pictures
Angels in America by Mike Nichols( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God has abandoned Heaven. It's 1985: the Reagans are in the White House and Death swings the scythe of AIDS. In Manhattan, Prior Walton tells Lou, his lover of four years, he's ill; Lou bolts. As disease and loneliness ravage Prior, guilt invades Lou. Joe Pitt, an attorney who is Mormon and Republican, is pushed by right-wing fixer Roy Cohn toward a job at the Justice Department. Both Pitt and Cohn are in the closet: Pitt out of shame and religious turmoil, Cohn to preserve his power and access. Pitt's wife Harper is strung out on Valium, aching to escape a sexless marriage. An angel invites Prior to be a prophet in death. Pitt's mother and Belize, a close friend, help Prior choose
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by Michael Radford( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Antonio, a successful but cash-poor merchant, approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Despite being longtime enemies, Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time. When Antonio defaults on the loan, Shylock seeks what is legally owed him but soon learns that those to whom evil is done, do evil in return"--Container
Wit by Margaret Edson( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivian Bearing (Emma Thompson) es una prestigiosa profesora universitaria que imparte un curso de poesía anglosajona. Un día, le diagnostican un cáncer terminal y descubre que le queda poco tiempo de vida. A partir de ese momento, el amor y la compasión adquieren para ella un nuevo y dramático sentido
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
Crash by Robert Altman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving
Drugstore cowboy by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of drug addicts, led by a husband and wife team, resort to robbing drugstores to stay high. They are successful in avoiding capture until their luck begins to run out, and the husband has to accept the fact that he must give up drugs to survive
The field by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The field is a plot of land in rural Ireland, rented and tended by an old man. When the owner sells the land to an American developer the old man decides to fight the change, regardless of the cost
Normal by Jane Anderson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy and Irma are a devoted couple living a normal life in rural Illinois. At a party celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary, Roy inexplicably blacks out. As he awakens, it is with the realization that his life must change forever. Roy confesses to Irma that he's a woman trapped in a man's body and that he wants a sex change. A surprise to his wife, turns out to be a shock to the church-going community. Now Roy must face his friends, co-workers and his own children as he confronts his own transformation
Path to war by Daniel Giat( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning after his election to the Presidency, Lyndon Johnson's dreams for "The Great Society" and his vision for civil rights in America were overshadowed by the Vietnam War. Johnson watches the nation react to the deaths of young Americans overseas
Restoration by Michael Hoffman( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Merivel abandons his medical studies to revel in gluttony, indolence, & buffoonery at the court of King Charles II. He becomes King Charles' medic to the royal dogs, and is delegated to marry the royal mistress. When he falls in love with her, however, he is banished from court, leading to work in a Quaker Bedlam
Mind hunters( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst
Finding Graceland( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While driving away his past in a beat-up old Cadillac, Byron picks up an eccentric on his way to Memphis. Normal enough, except that this drifter believes he is the real Elvis and that he's headed home to Gracelend. During the surreal and intense collision course that follows, this odd couple side swipes every emotion in the gamut. And after Byron unmasks a Marilyn Monroe look-alike, there's no denying the most powerful emotion of them all
Lullaby( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan, the black sheep of a well-to-do family, is finally coming home. His cancer-stricken father, Robert, has announced he's ending his life in less than 48 hours. At first confused, angry and remote, Jonathan eventually sees the barriers he has set up to cope with the imagined disappointment from his estranged family, including his fragile mother, and seemingly successful sister. A chance encounter with his old girlfriend, now engaged to another man, leads him to further contemplate the choices he's made. As he sorts through his conflicted feelings and opens up to his father, he exposes the great love that has been hidden by regret and expectations. Despite his sorrow, Jonathan finds new strength and purpose in becoming the man his father knew he could be
American Heart by Martin Bell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Kelson has only 3 goals when he gets out of prison get a room, get a job, and get to Alaska where the air is clean and a man can start fresh again. But he never stopped to consider that his 14 year old son has a dream too-- a dream of being with the only family he knows, his dad
After dark, my sweet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three unsavory characters plot to a kidnap a boy from his wealthy Palm Springs family, but their scheme ends in violence when the kidnaping goes wrong
Mister Johnson by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny and sometimes poignant look at the struggle between men of the British Empire and West African villagers in 1923
Pascali's island( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1908 on an obscure island in the Aegean Sea, Pascali is a spy for the decaying Turkish Empire. The story hinges on the arrival of a British archaeologist and his affair with an expatriate; it is a tale of greed, lust, and intrigue
Tapeheads by Bill Fishman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being fired from their jobs, Ivan and Josh form 'Video Aces' to break into the world of music videos. But when they try to resuscitate the career of a legendary soul duo, they find themselves careening through the outrageous underworld of music
Distant voices, still lives by Terence Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winner of the International Critic's Award at the Cannes Film Festival in 1988, this film is a detailed portrait of a traditional working class family in postwar Liverpool."--Container
Amelia Earhart : the final flight by Yves Simoneau( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story that has captured the imagination of Americans for more than half a century, this film explores the mysterious disappearance of the brave aviatrix, Amelia Earhart
 
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