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Mirage Enterprises (Firm)

Overview
Works: 94 works in 501 publications in 6 languages and 37,302 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Romance films  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Legal films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mirage Enterprises (Firm)
Michael Clayton by Tony Gilroy( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attorney Michael Clayton is a 'fixer' the go-to guy when his powerful New York law firm wants a mess swept under the rug. But now he's handed a crisis even he may not be able to fix. The firm's top litigator in a $3-billion case has gone from advocate to whistleblower. And the more Michael tries to undo the damage, the more he's up against forces that put corporate survival over human life --including Michael's."--Publisher
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters
Sense and sensibility by Ang Lee( Visual )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 2,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dashwood sisters, sensible Elinor and passionate Marianne, find their chances of marriage seem doomed when the family fortune is suddenly lost
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from different works of literature. Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, while Michael is a law student observing the Nazi war crime trials, he is stunned to find Hanna back in his life, only this time as a defendant in the courtroom. As Hannaś past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives
Out of Africa by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a coffee plantation owner in Kenya falls in love with a mysterious white hunter
The Firm by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 1,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant and ambitious Harvard Law grad joins a small, prosperous law firm in Memphis, and is soon confronted by FBI agents with evidence of corruption and murder within the firm
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To be young and rich in sun-drenched Italy. That's the life Tom Ripley (Matt Damon) craves - and Dickie Greenleaf (Jude Law) already possesses. A young man with no direction of his own, Ripley has been commissioned by Dickie's wealthy father to journey to Italy and persuade the prodigal playboy to return home to America. However, on arrival, Ripley is instantly captivated with Dickie's charmed existence: the Amalfi villa, the jaunts to Rome, the first-class hotels and the beautiful expatriate (Gwyneth Paltrow) who completes the triangle. Dickie is amused by his new acquaintance-never suspecting the dangerous extremes to which Ripley will go to make this lifestyle his own
Iris by Richard Eyre( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the memoirs of literary critic John Bayley, the film recounts his courtship of and long marriage to British novelist Iris Murdoch. The scenario tacks back and forth from the young Iris--ready to seduce one and all with her coy command of words and sex appeal--to the elder Iris--slowly giving way to the cruel erasure of Alzheimer's
The Quiet American by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. Here, a love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress, and a mysterious CIA operative evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception
Sliding Doors by Peter Howitt( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train
Tootsie by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Dorsey is an out-of-work actor who makes himself up as a woman to get a job. When his girlfriend, Sandy, fails an audition for a soap opera, Michael dresses up as "Dorothy Michaels" and lands the part. All goes well until "Dorothy" falls in love with beautiful co-star, Julie, and Julie's father, Les, falls for "Dorothy."
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Precious Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Grace Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her
For love of the game by MOKAKIT( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Legendary Detroit Tigers pitcher Billy Chapel (Kevin Costner) has always been better at baseball than at love. Just ask Jane (Kelly Preston), his on-again, off-again girlfriend. At the end of a disappointing season, just before what may be the last professional game of his life, Jane tells Billy she's leaving him. Now with his career and his love life in the balance, Billy battles against his physical and emotional limits as he plays the game of his life. And now with every pitch, Billy comes closer to making the most important decision of his life. The suspense doesn't end until the last ball is thrown in this heartwarming drama about love, life and the perfect game."--Container
Scrooged by Bill Murray( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Cross, who has made the meteoric rise from the depths of the mailroom to TV network president, is mean, nasty, uncaring, unforgiving and has a sadistic sense of humor. Before the night is over, he'll be visited by a maniacal New York cab driver from the past, a present-day fairy who's into praffalls and, finally, a ghoulish, seven-foot headless messenger from the future
Dead again by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Church, an L.A. gumshoe with a knack for wisecracks and tracing missing persons, doesn't have a clue when he's hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim tormented by nightmares. Then an eccentric antiques dealer and hypnotist leads Church to believe the source of the nightmares may lie in a past-life connection to Margaret Strauss, a world-famous pianist allegedly murdered by her composer husband in 1948
Absence of malice by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the incredible power of the press and how it can be abused. Michael Gallagher, a legitimate business man, reads in the paper that he is the subject of a criminal investigation. Suddenly, everything he has worked for is in jeopardy. He confronts the author, Megan Carter, a relentless investigative reporter. Together they learn that the story was purposely leaked to Carter as part of a plot by the chief investigator. Gallagher's life hangs in the balance as he and Carter try to uncover the truth. First released as a motion picture in 1981
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of the chauffeur returns from Paris and dazzles the family's two sons
Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanks to computer technology, Frank Gehry's minimal, erratically penned, squiggly sketches are translated by a team of model makers, software wizards, and engineers into plans that evolve into grand monuments. This exploration of Gehry's basic philosophy, early influences, and somewhat mysterious process, provide a fresh perspective into how architecture, and this architect, works
Major league by David S Ward( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, smart, goal-oriented woman has just inherited the Cleveland Indians. Unfortunately, she wants to move the franchise to Miami. A losing season is her only ticket to Florida. She decides to sign the wildest gang of screwballs that ever played baseball. Her catcher is a washed-up womanizer who struck out in life. Her pitcher is a punked-out crazy who struck out with the law. Her third baseman is more concerned with fielding endorsements than grounders. See if this ragtag group of players can stay in Cleveland by going all the way to the World Series
Recount by corners Four( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores one of the most dramatic and controversial events in recent U.S. election history, which shook a nation's faith in the ability to stage a fair and open election
 
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The Firm
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Mirage Enterprises Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

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Mirage Productions (active 1988)

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