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Distant Horizon (Firm)

Overview
Works: 87 works in 257 publications in 4 languages and 9,386 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Horror films  Documentary films 
Roles: pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Distant Horizon (Firm)
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Idris Elba( Visual )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle of Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa
Cry, the beloved country by Alan Paton( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing
Yesterday( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Zulu and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After falling ill, Yesterday learns that she is HIV positive. With her husband in denial and a young daughter to tend to, Yesterday's one goal is to live long enough to see her child go to school. Set against the awesome, harsh landscapes of South Africa
Remember by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense-filled story of Zev, an Auschwitz survivor who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some seventy years ago; is living in America under an assumed identity. With the aid of a friend, Zev sets out on a gripping journey that tests both his will and his fading memory as it brings him closer to the retribution he seeks
Sarafina! by Darrell Roodt( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and French and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
I capture the castle by Tim Fywell( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a classic English story, Cassandra Mortmain chronicles in her diary what happens to her eccentric family when a young American man inherits the local estate. The bittersweet love story that ensues is far more complicated than she ever imagines
Museo = Museum( Visual )

2 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in Spanish and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well into their 30s, Juan Nunez and Benjamin Wilson still can't seem to finish veterinary school or leave their parents' homes. Instead, they wallow in comfortable limbo a suburb of Mexico City. On a fateful Christmas Eve, however, they decide it's finally time to distinguish themselves by executing the most infamous cultural artifacts heist in all of Mexican history, looting the country's iconic National Anthropology Museum in an act worthy of the Ocean's Eleven crew
Kite by Ralph Ziman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the groundbreaking, cult classic anime, tells the story of Sawa , a young woman living in a corrupt society where crime and gangs terrorize the streets. When Sawa's mother and policeman father are found victims of a grisly double homicide, she begins a ruthless pursuit for the man who murdered them. With the help of her father's ex-partner, Karl Aker, and a mysterious friend from her past, she becomes a merciless assassin, blasting her way through the dark world of human trafficking
The journalist and the Jihadi : the murder of Daniel Pearl( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tracks the parallel lives of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearlman and jihadi Omar Sheikh. Both highly educated individuals from privileged backrounds, one was a humanist who spent most of his career reporting from the Islamic world on a quest to promote cross-cultural understanding; the other was a militant who ultimately chose a deeply violent path. After 9/11, their paths crossed in Pakistan, with tragic consequences"--Container
Red dust by Tom Hooper( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political thriller set in a small South African town during the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings. Human rights lawyer Sarah Barcant must represent Alex Mpondo, a former political activist, who was held captive and sadistically tortured by a police officer under the apartheid regime in South Africa
Pulse( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the dead discover a means to contact the living through electronic devices, cell phones and computers become open gateways to monstrosities and destruction
Get real( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen year old Steven Carter is finding it increasingly difficult to reconcile life at school with the pressure of his parents' aspirations and his own inner state of hormonal overdrive. There's one thing Steven is completely reconciled to, however: he's gay and has known it for years. In small town Basingstoke, the only place for gays to meet is in the public toilets. One day, Steven is surprised and embarrassed to find John Dixon, the sporting superstar in his school, cruising in the toilets. From this awkward encounter, the two boys develop a genuine attraction for one another. But the closeted John insists on keeping their relationship secret. Things get more complicated when Steven submits an anonymous article about growing up gay to school magazine. When people begin to guess that he is its author, Steven is forced to resort to a series of almost comic evasions and lies. In the end, Steven finds that he must choose between his love for John and being true to himself."--Container
Barack Obama, people's president : the campaign that changed history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the untold story behind the unprecedented grassroots effort that elected an unknown candidate President of the United States. Features interviews with media analysts, activists, journalists, grassroots organizers, producers, campaign workers, and thoughtful experts
Prey( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family on an African adventure becomes lost in the jungle and are stalked by savage lions who will not quit until they have dinner
Bravo two zero by Tom Clegg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is based on the true story of an SAS patrol behind enemy lines in Iraq during the Gulf War. An eight-man British SAS team is dropped behind enemy lines with the mission to take out scud missile sight systems. Finding themselves surrounded and their communications cut off, the team heads toward the Syrian border. Four of the eight soldiers are captured and tortured. Out of an eight-man crew, only five returned alive
AmericanEast( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timely, poignant drama about Arab Americans living in post-9/11 Los Angeles, American East examines long-held misunderstandings about Arabic and Islamic culture. Since the attacks, the Arab community has born the burden of racial discrimination
Clara( Visual )

3 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a race to find intelligent life in the universe, an astronomer and his free-thinking research partner make an inexplicable discovery that changes how they see the world, and each other
Hei xia = Black mask by Daniel Lee( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsui Chik librarian, and former member of a superhuman commando unit known as Squad 701, must leave his quiet life when his old unit terrorizes Hong Kong
The long run by Eagles (Musical group)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A demanding coach trains a fiercely independent young woman to conquer the world's toughest marathon. An uplifting story about desire and going the distance
Twin dragons by Hark Tsui( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring in dual roles, Jackie Chan plays Boomer, a streetwise martial arts expert living in Hong Kong, and his long-lost twin bo=rother, John, a classical musician from New York. When John travels to Hong Kong for a concert, the brothers become mixed up in a case of mistaken identity
 
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English (133)

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