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Focus Features

Overview
Works: 263 works in 1,518 publications in 6 languages and 140,749 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Romantic plays 
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 )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 3,460 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 )

43 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,256 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 )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,051 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. Directed and screenplay by Sofia Coppola
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

42 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,018 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
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,777 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
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

23 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 )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation. 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 )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,507 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 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 every which way." -- Back of 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 2,394 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 )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed." -- Back of container
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

27 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late 19th century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by true events, in 1985, Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof ... sees his free-wheeling life overturned when he's diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live. Determined to survive, Woodroof decides to take matters in his own hands by tracking down alternative treatments from all over the world by means both legal and illegal"--Container
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Romantic Drama Based on Charlotte Bronte's Classic Novel - In the 19th century-set story, Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) suddenly flees Thornfield Hall, the vast and isolated estate where she works as a governess for Adèle Varens, a child under the custody of Thornfield's brooding master, Edward Rochester (Michael Fassbender). The imposing residence - and Rochester's own imposing nature - have sorely tested her resilience. With nowhere else to go, she is extended a helping hand by clergyman St. John Rivers (Jamie Bell) and his family. As she recuperates in the Rivers' Moor House and looks back upon the tumultuous events that led to her escape, Jane wonders if the past is ever truly past ..."--Container
The kids are all right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,141 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
The Boxtrolls by Graham Annable( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,115 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 2,077 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]
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple (Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet) undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,033 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. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stoner who loves bowling gets mistaken for a millionaire with the same name. He's beat up by men looking for money from the rich man's wife, and this hapless loser gets drawn into a kidnapping
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling novel, The Other Boleyn Girl is a captivating tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Eric Bana. Two sisters, Anne (Portman) and Mary (Johansson), are driven by their ambitious family to seduce the king of England (Bana) in order to advance their position in court. What starts as an opportunity for the girls to increase the family fortune becomes a deadly rivalry to capture the heart of a king and stay alive
 
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Brokeback MountainLost in translationThe constant gardenerThe Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicletaEternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindThe big LebowskiThe Other Boleyn Girl