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Focus Features

Overview
Works: 321 works in 1,888 publications in 6 languages and 154,782 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  War films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Focus Features
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet, upon meeting Mr. Darcy, believes that he is the last man she could ever 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 )

48 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyoming, summer of 1963. Two young men, Ennis a ranch hand and Jack an aspiring rodeo bull rider, are sent to work together herding sheep on Brokeback Mountain. Both men anticipate the job to be a rather uneventful venture. But soon, it turns into an affair of love, of lust, and complications that will spand through two decades of their lives. Through marriage, through children, and through the grip of societal confines and the expectations of what it is to be a man
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

49 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,118 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
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

42 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,016 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 )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, thirteen-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
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 2,667 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 )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,549 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 )

34 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two 12-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 every which way."--Container
The Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 2,388 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
The theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narra la relación entre el célebre astrofísico Stephen Hawking y su primera mujer, Jane, desde que ambos se conocieron siendo estudiantes en la Universidad de Cambridge a principios de los 60 y a lo largo de 25 años, especialmente en su lucha juntos contra la enfermedad degenerativa que postró al famoso científico en una silla de ruedas
Loving by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

20 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina ... the beautiful high-ranking wife of one of imperial Russia's most esteemed men ... has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky ... there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. She's immediately swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her"--Container
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof's free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive. Shunned and ostracized by many old friends and bereft of government-approved medicines, he decided to take matters in his own hands, tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal. Bypassing the establishment, he joined forces with an unlikely band of renegades and outcasts and established a hugely successful "buyers' club."
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

28 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,169 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
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

16 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds
The Boxtrolls by Graham Annable( Visual )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Boxtrolls, these box-wearing, quirky, mischievous creatures have lovingly raised an orphaned human boy named Eggs in the amazing cavernous home they've built beneath the streets of Cheesebridge. When the town's villain, Archibald Snatcher, comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, 'into the light, ' where he meets and teams up with fabulously feisty Winnie. Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs' family
The Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les années 1920 à Copenhague, le peintre Einar Wegener découvre qu'il est une femme dans un corps d'homme. [Médiafilm]
The kids are all right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,119 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
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 2,077 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 big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lazy, unemployed Southern Californian stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beaten up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife and gets drawn into the kidnapping of the millionaire's wife
 
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