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Focus Features

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Works: 271 works in 905 publications in 5 languages and 101,080 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Focus Features
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 3,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bennet, upon meeting Mr. Darcy, believes that he is the last man she could every marry. As time passes, however, she begins to see new facets of his personality and eventually realizes that she loves him
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 3,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's 1963, a time in the United States when life was simple, straightforward and the lines between the sexes and sex roles were crisply drawn and severely delineated. Ennis Del Mar and Jack Twist find themselves thrown together when they are hired to tend sheep in the remote area of Brokeback Mountain, Wyoming. Because of the job, the two are forced to spend many hours together alone in the wild. Ennis and Jack are inexorably drawn to each other through their proximity, loneliness and through a shared lack of tenderness and emotion in their lives and are emotionally, physically and psychically bonded to each other almost from the start
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
Atonement by Joe Wright ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Coraline by Henry Selick ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
Milk by Gus Van Sant ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harvey Milk is a middle-aged New Yorker who, after moving to San Francisco, becomes a Gay Rights activist and city politician. On his third attempt, he is elected to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors in 1977, the first openly-gay man to be elected to public office in the United States. The following year, both he and the city's mayor, George Moscone, are shot to death by former city supervisor, Dan White, who blames his former colleagues for denying White's attempt to rescind his resignation from the board. Based on the true story of Harvey Milk
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth--a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Moonrise kingdom by Wes Anderson ( Visual )
16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore, and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle
The kids are all right ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth
Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1952, twenty-three year old medical student Ernesto Guevara de la Serna (later better known as Ernesto Che Guevara) just one semester away from graduation, decides to postpone his last semester to accompany his twenty-nine year old biochemist friend Alberto Granado on his four month, 8,000 km long dream motorcycle trip throughout South America starting from their home in Buenos Aires. Their quest is to see things they've only read about in books about the continent on which they live, and to finish that quest on Alberto's thirtieth birthday on the other side of the continent in the Guajira Peninsula in Venezuela
Anna Karenina ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When orphaned governess Jane Eyre arrives at imposing Thornfield Hall, she's intrigued by her brooding, wealthy employer, Rochester. His dark moods and the strange occurrences in the house lead her to discover a terrible secret that he had hoped to hide from her forever
Burn after reading by Joel Coen ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer, turns the disc over to the Russians with promises of more information
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind by Michel Gondry ( Visual )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Joel discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine, has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure, he decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. But, as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her and desperately attempts to reverse the process
The other Boleyn girl by Philippa Gregory ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the height of the Cold War, a former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
A serious man by Joel Coen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can't believe his life, His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski is pulled into the seedy underworld of criminal Los Angeles when two incompetent mobsters mistake him for an evil millionaire with the same name
Eastern promises by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna, a midwife at a North London hospital, finds the diary of a Russian teenager who dies giving birth to a baby, and resolves to find the young girls' relatives in the hopes of providing the orphaned child with a loving family. As Anna follows the clues the diary provides, she finds evidence of a local Russian mob's criminal activities, and meets Nikolai, a formidable mob enforcer. Anna and Nikolai find themselves growing close as the Russian mobsters behind the girl's death become aware of Anna's discoveries regarding their crimes
Vanity fair by Mira Nair ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hija de un paupérrimo artista inglés y de una corista francesa, Becky se queda huérfana a muy temprana edad. Incluso de niña, anhela una vida más glamorosa de la que le toca por suerte. Cuando sale de la Academia de la Srta. Pinkerton en Chiswick, Becky está decidida a conquistar la sociedad inglesa a cualquier precio. Para conseguirlo, usa todo su ingenio, astucia y sensualidad mientras trepa por la escala social de principios del siglo XIX. La ascensión de Becky hacia la cúspide de la sociedad empieza cuando encuentra trabajo en calidad de gobernanta de las hijas del excéntrico sir Pitt Crawley (Bob Hoskins). Becky se gana a las niñas y, de paso, a Matilda (Eileen Atkins), la tía rica y solterona de la familia
 
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