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Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 629 works in 1,120 publications in 4 languages and 46,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Juvenile works  History  Children's films  Comedy films  Animated films  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: fds, prn, Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 1,051 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
Sommarnattens leende = Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 789 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
The chronicles of Narnia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: Two brothers and two sisters find that an old wardrobe magically transports them into the world of Narnia, a land of talking animals and mythical creatures. They discover that Narnia is under the evil power of the White Witch, who has kept the land in eternal winter and has turned all her enemies to stone. Disc 2: Narnia is later ruled by corrupt King Miraz, and his nephew calls upon the children to help defeat his uncle and restore the land to its former glory. Years later, two of the children are sent back to assist the nephew on a voyage. Disc 3: After many years, a return visit to Narnia finds King Caspian old and frail, and the children embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find the vanished Prince Rilian and bring him home
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a fiftieth-anniversary edition of the animated film based on George Orwell's satrical novel in which the animals take over running the farm, but find their utopian state turning into a dictatorship due to the inflated ego of an unscrupulous pig
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama detailing the emotional breakdown of a suburban housewife and how her family struggles to save her from herself
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 660 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
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in English and held by 646 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
The silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eustace is summoned back to the magical land of Narnia with his new friend Jill. Many years have passed since Eustace's last visit. King Caspian is old and frail. The mysterious disappearance years ago of his son, Prince Rilian, has remained unsolved. Aslan the lion charges the children to embark on a perilous journey through enchanted lands of giants and witches to find Rilian and bring him home
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 636 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
Prince Caspian, and ; The voyage of the Dawn Treader( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 634 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
Cet obscur objet du désir by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in French and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle-aged man falls in love with a much younger woman in this satire of sexual obsession
Notorious( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he has loved her all along
The complete Monterey Pop Festival by The Monterey International Pop Festival Foundation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 548 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 1968, 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
Maurice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge students that fall in love, but must make difficult choices between abiding by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality and following through on their feelings
Hara kiri (Seppuku) by Masaki Kobayashi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 522 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
Les yeux sans visage = Eyes without a face( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in French and English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plastic surgeon, holed up in a Paris mansion, is obsessively slicing off the faces of kidnapped women and grafting the flayed skin onto the rotting countenance of his beloved young daughter, disfigured in an automobile accident
Shadows by John Cassavetes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Cassavetes's directorial debut revolves around a romance in New York City between Lelia (Lelia Goldoni), a light- skinned black woman, and Tony (Anthony Ray), a white man. The relationship is put in jeopardy when Tony meets Lelia's darker-skinned jazz singer brother, Hugh (Hugh Hurd), and discovers that her racial heritage is not what he thought it was. Shot on location in Manhattan with a mostly nonprofessional cast and crew, Shadows is a penetrating work that is widely considered the forerunner of the American independent film movement." -- Publisher's description
Hester Street by Joan Micklin Silver( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s, only to discover that her husband, Jake, has given up the ways of the old country, and taken up with a new girlfriend, and a new life
Deadline( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Illinois Governor George Ryan during the final days of his term, as he considers commuting the death sentences of 167 Illinois Death Row inmates to life imprisonment (due to his moral belief that the death penalty cannot be administered fairly)
Ratcatcher by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting evocation of a troubled Glasgow childhood. Set during Scotland's national garbage strike of the mid-1970's, Ratcatcher explores the experiences of a poor adolescent boy as he struggles to reconcile his dreams and his guilt with the abjection that surrounds him
 
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The chronicles of Narnia The silver chair Prince Caspian, and ; The voyage of the Dawn Treader
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The chronicles of NarniaAnimal farmA woman under the influenceThe silver chairFanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderPrince Caspian, and ; The voyage of the Dawn TreaderNotoriousLes yeux sans visage = Eyes without a face
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