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Enigma (Firm)

Overview
Works: 37 works in 158 publications in 7 languages and 9,573 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  History  Film adaptations  Sports films  Biographical films  War films  Documentary television programs  Comedy films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Enigma (Firm)
The Mission by Roland Joffé( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of religion and a clash of civilizations in the South American jungle
Chariots of fire( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of New York Times reporter Sydney Schanberg's friendship with a Cambodian interpreter, Dith Pran, during the time of the 1975 Khmer Rouge revolution
Local hero by Bill Forsyth( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about the interaction between Americans representing a Texas oil company and the inhabitants of a small village in Scotland
Memphis Belle by Michael [Regie] Caton-Jones( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about the famous plane of World War II, the Flying Fortress, Memphis Belle is about the crew of one of the B-17s flying their last mission before they can go home to a hero's welcome
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee
Crooked house by Agatha Christie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Agatha Christie's most twisted tale, a spy-turned-private-detective is lured by his former lover to catch her grandfather's murderer before Scotland Yard exposes dark family secrets
My life so far by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate. When the elder woman's son arrives with his French maid, everything gets thrown into turmoil
Being human by Bill Forsyth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In five distinct yet cleverly interlocked roles, Williams is a cave dweller, a Roman slave, a medieval wayfarer, a Portuguese nobleman shipwrecked in Africa and a modern Manhattanite whose homelife has hit the rocks. Each character reaches for survival, love, belonging-- for all the things that made humankind draw together in the first place
Life, above all by Khomotso Manyaka( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Northern Sotho and Sotho and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Chanda learns of a rumor that has spread through her village near Johannesburg and forced her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school to find her mother and discover the truth
War of the buttons by John Roberts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No stones in slingshots. No skirmishes too late in the day. They're rules of war for the youngsters of two neighboring Irish villages. And here's another rule: if you spit-shake on something, you better follow through. Kids will be kids. But sometimes they, in their own fanciful ways, will be adults. It's a winning tale in which buttons are the spoils of a would-be war
A dangerous man : Lawrence after Arabia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.E. Lawrence lead a ragtag band of Arab tribesmen to unlikely victory over Turkish rule. Yet freedom is brief and a new challenge emerges. The prize is unimaginable wealth and Lawrence finds himself pitted against deadly foes
Meeting Venus by Istvan Szabo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Hungarian conductor attempts to mount a new production of Tannhauser in France while trying to navigate the union, nationalism and egos that surround attempt
Defence of the realm by David Drury( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a tawdry sex scandal links a high-ranking British politician to a Russian KGB agent, ambitious newsman Nick Mullen swiftly gets the story on Page One. But when his scoop-of-the-decade begins to unravel the cover-up-of-the-century ... [Mullen finds himself] ensnared in a web of deadly intrigue"--Container
The mission [DVD] by Roland Joffe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful epic about a man of the sword and a man of the cloth who unite to shield a South American Indian tribe from brutal subjegation by 18th-century colonial empires
Le confessionnal by Robert Lepage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in French and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Lamontagne returns to Quebec after three years in China for his father's funeral. He meets up with Marc, his adopted brother. Feeling lost and adrift, Marc has begun to question his identity and is searching for his roots. The brothers embark on a quest to find Marc's unknown father, which leads them to the locations of Hitchcock's "I confess" in the Quebec of the 1950s and which parallels their own story as the discover secrets about their family
The Duellists by Ridley Scott( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two officers in Napoleon's army who violently confront each other in a series of savage duels which begin as a reaction to a minor incident and escalate into a consuming passion which rules the lives of both men for a period of 30 years
Experience preferred but not essential( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie, a shy schoolgirl from the north of England, takes her first job as a waitress for the summer at a resort hotel on the Welsh coast. Experience as a waitress isn't the only thing Annie lacks. The summer is full of experienes for her. She meets her first boyfriend, smokes her first cigarette, gets drunk and learns a little about life
Les Chariots de Feu by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1924. Deux athlètes britanniques triomphent aux Jeux Olympiques. Plus que le simple exploit sportif, ce sont les raisons profondes qui ont mené l'un et l'autre sur les chemins de la victoire qui marquent les esprits. De confession juive, Harold Abrahams court pour défendre l'honneur de son peuple. De son côté, Eric Liddell puise son énergie dans sa foi chrétienne. Animé chacun par leur convictions aussi personnelles qu'inébranlables, leur engagement à toute épreuve est une véritable leçon de vie. (4e de couv.)
La déchirure by Roland Joffé( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dith Pran is an aide, translator and friend of a journalist who is covering the war in Cambodia. He is eventually exiled to the labor camps in Cambodia's countryside, where he endures four years of starvation, torture and war before escaping to Thailand
 
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