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Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 434 works in 755 publications in 4 languages and 49,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Fantasy television programs  History  Spy films 
Roles: fds, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,176 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. 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
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese architect and a French actress engage in a brief intense affair in Hiroshima in 1959. Both deal with their personal memories of World War II--he by articulating his firsthand experience with nuclear disaster, she by remembering her traumatic affair with a German soldier
The Silver chair by C. S Lewis( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 975 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
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 841 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 Napoleon, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
Sommarnattens leende = Smiles of a summer night by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

4 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 747 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
Fanny och Alexander = Fanny and Alexander by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in Swedish and held by 725 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
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by David Maysles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 706 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
A woman under the influence by John Cassavetes( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 686 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 613 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 608 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
Man of Aran by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2003 in English and held by 596 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
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 586 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 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Bunuel's final film explodes with eroticism, bringing full circle to the director's lifelong preoccupation with the darker side of desire. Bunuel regular Fernando Rey plays Matthieu, an urbane widower, tortured by his lust for the elusive Conchita. With subversive flare, Bunuel uses two different actresses in the lead role: Carole Bouquet, a sophisticated French beauty and Angela Molina, a Spanish coquette. Drawn from Pierre Louys's 1898 novel, La Femme et le Pantin
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 576 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. --Conteneur
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 565 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 554 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 549 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 540 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 526 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 loveThe Silver chairAnimal farmPrince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn TreaderFanny och Alexander = Fanny and AlexanderA woman under the influenceShort cutsSlacker