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Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 419 works in 798 publications in 4 languages and 49,637 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Fantasy television programs  Independent films  Children's films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the filming of an anti-war film in Japan, a French actress has a brief, intense affair with a Japanese architect. While sharing an intimate relationship, they also begin sharing the memories of a war experienced at opposite sides of the world
The Silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eustace is summoned back to the magical kingdom of Narnia. Many years have passed since Eustace's last visit and King Caspian is old and frail. The mysterious disappearance of his son, Prince Rilian, many years before has remained unsolved. Aslan the lion charges the children to embark ona dangerous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find Rilian and bring him home
Sommarnattens leende = Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Swedish and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sharp satire about eight Swedish aristocrats who become romantically and comically intertwined over a single weekend. Includes Director approved special edition features
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 739 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
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

14 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 730 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
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 606 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 by Richard Linklater( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 597 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
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
That obscure object of desire = Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El Sr. Matiheu tiene una historia que contar; el viaje en tren de Sevilla a Francia es largo y sus compan̋eros de vagón están ávidos de escuchar algo interesante; quizá los infortunios amorosos del viejo Matiheu, con la bailarina conocida como "Conchita", representen para ellos un buen entretenimiento. Poco a poco, la historia narrada por Matiheu envolverá a sus escuchas, al grado de abstraerlos de las situaciones que ocurrirén alrededor. Al parecer, no hay nada más interesante que un hombre escapando de su obsesión."--Envase
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 564 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
The complete Monterey Pop Festival( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monterey Pop is the first filmed document of a rock festival. The Monterey Pop Festival, held on California's Monterey Peninsula in 1967, inspired Jann Wenner to launch his enormously successful "Rolling Stone Magazine." It also did much to boost the careers of many of the pop and rock stars who performed in it
Faces by John Cassavetes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful story of the disintegration of a marriage of a captain of industry and his wife
Heritage : civilization and the Jews by Abba Solomon Eban( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 538 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
Hara kiri (Seppuku) by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kiri
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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love
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The Silver chairPrince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn TreaderFanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderAnimal farmA woman under the influenceShort cutsSlackerNight and the city