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Focus Features

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Works: 270 works in 1,618 publications in 6 languages and 144,906 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Melodrama  Juvenile works 
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 3,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Brokeback Mountain by Ang Lee( Visual )

45 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,287 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 )

41 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged actor and the young 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
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

44 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coraline Jones is bored in her new home until she finds a secret door that leads her into a world that's just like her own--but better! But when this fantastical adventure turns dangerous and her "other" Mother tries to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness and bravery to get home
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 13-year-old Briony Tallis, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for him to attend Cambridge and now plans on going to medical school. After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant. When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed, when in fact it was a visitor to the estate
Milk by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 2,684 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 2005 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,560 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 )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,545 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 2,390 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 2,357 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 )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,279 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 )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2,241 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 Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

26 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,193 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
The kids are all right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maintenant que Joni a l?âge légal pour accéder à leur dossier à la banque du sperme, son frère et elle décident de retrouver le donneur dont ils sont tous deux issus. Papa-donneur est rapidement séduit par les deux adolescents qui frappent à sa porte. Spontanément, ils l?invitent à dîner pour la présentation aux parents : deux mamans qui vivent ensemble depuis 20 ans. Mais l?arrivée d?un papa sexy peut causer beaucoup de dégâts? "Allociné"
The Boxtrolls by Graham Annable( Visual )

26 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,138 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 2,126 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]
Loving by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

12 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Intimate, moving and superbly underplayed, 'Loving' is every bit as soft-spoken and subtly implacable as its protagonists."--Washington Post
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind by Charlie Kaufman( Visual )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traduction infidèle: Un acteur d'?ge moyen et la femme d'un photographe se rencontrent lors d'affaires ? Tokyo. Ils entonnent une amiti? inhabituelle dans le bar de l'h?tel qui leur permet ? la fois de surmonter l'ennui et de la solitude
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,037 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 forsees
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,018 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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