WorldCat Identities

Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 431 works in 862 publications in 3 languages and 49,230 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Cinéma vérité films  Romance films  Documentary-style films 
Roles: fds, prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by Albert Maysles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair"--Promotional materials
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told through the eyes of Alexander and his sister Fanny, we see the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century. Their parents, Oscar and Emilie, are the director and the leading lady of the local theatre company. Oscar's mother and brother are its chief patrons. After Oscar's early death, his widow marries the bishop and moves with her children to his austere and forbidding chancery. The children are immediately miserable, but befriend a local Jewish merchant whose odd household becomes the children's refuge
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
Heritage : civilization and the Jews by Abba Solomon Eban( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heritage brings to life the long and complex history of the Jews and their centuries-old interaction with the rest of Western civilization
Le cercle rouge = Red circle by Jean-Pierre Melville( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A master thief is fresh out of prison. But instead of toeing the line, he finds his steps leading back to the shadowy world of crime
Prince Caspian : and the voyage of the dawn treader( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Caspian: The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt King Miraz. His nephew Prince Caspian calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan, and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Voyage of the Dawn Treader: Years later, Caspian, Lucy, Edmund, and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon, and finally, the edge of the world
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 21 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
Slacker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Linklater's Slacker presents a day in the life of a subculture of marginal, eccentric, and overeducated citizens in and around the University of Texas; a prescient look at an emerging generation of aggressive nonparticipants
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.15 for Prince Cas ... to 0.97 for Hiroshima, ...)

Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander
Alternative Names

controlled identityHome Vision (Firm)


HVE (Home Vision Entertainment (Firm))

English (24)

Swedish (10)

French (3)

Le cercle rouge = Red circlePrince Caspian : and the voyage of the dawn treaderShort cutsSlackerA woman under the influence