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Focus Features

Overview
Works: 473 works in 2,651 publications in 6 languages and 186,935 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Romance films  Comedy films  Romantic plays  War films  Animated films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pre, isb
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Focus Features
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,555 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 An Li( Visual )

63 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,365 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
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

58 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,111 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 )

31 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,899 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 )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,679 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 theory of everything by James Marsh( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,658 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
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

35 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 2,570 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
Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson( Visual )

43 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,555 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
BlacKkKlansman by Spike Lee( Visual )

26 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 2,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth becomes the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a difference, he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. He recruits a seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, into the undercover investigation. Together, they team up to take down the extremist organization aiming to garner mainstream appeal. BlacKkKlansman offers an unflinching, true-life examination of race relations in 1970s America that is just as relevant in today's tumultuous world."--Container
Loving by Jeff Nichols( Visual )

25 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Virginia interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving who, in 1958, were sentenced to prison for getting married
The Motorcycle Diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 2,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring portrait of Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Gael Garcia Bernal) as a young man. Rodrigo de la Serna, Mia Maestro. Walter Salles directed
Anna Karenina by Joe Wright( Visual )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in English and Chinese and held by 2,257 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
Harriet by Cynthia Erivo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2019 and 2020 in English and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The incredible true story of Harriet Tubman, and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad."--[Audio Ciné Films]
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 2,215 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 Danish girl by Tom Hooper( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 2,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer
Dallas Buyers Club by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,183 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
Phantom thread by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

31 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the glamour of the 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover, disrupting his once controlled and fastidious existence
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,159 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 Boxtrolls by Graham Annable( Visual )

34 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,136 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 kids are all right by Lisa Cholodenko( Visual )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Allgoods are a close family experiencing life's typical ups and downs: 18-year old daughter Joni (Wasikowska) is heading off to Stanford University and starting to distance herself from her parents; 14-year-old Laser is hanging out with a deadbeat friend who constantly leads him into trouble. The only difference is that this family has two mums. Jules (Moore) and Nic (Bening) have been together for years, deeply in love, and had both children through artificial insemination. This loving but strained home life is thrown into comic disarray when the kids track down their biological donor-Dad, Paul (Ruffalo), and invite him home for dinner
 
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