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TLA Releasing (Firm)

Works: 315 works in 544 publications in 10 languages and 13,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Teen films  Biography  History  Sports films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by TLA Releasing (Firm)
Latter days( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handsome Aaron, a Mormon missionary, travels door-to-door in Los Angeles spreading the word of his religion. Christian, a cute West Hollywood party boy, goes from man-to-man without much commitment. Opposites soon attract when Aaron and Christian meet, and sparks begin to fly
Finding me : truth( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faybien Allan has it all going on - he's young, stylish, and knows the importance of being seen with hip friends at NYC's trendiest spots. But beneath the sparkle of his nightlife and his stunning good-looks is a man buckling under his father's homophobia
Bush's brain by Joseph Mealey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Rove, the man known as "Bush's Brain", is the most powerful political figure America has never heard of, the brain behind the curtain of today's presidential politics. He is President George W. Bush's closest advisor, who almost single-handedly shaped the policies of our nation. The relationship between Karl Rove and President George W. Bush is one of the most unique political marriages in history. Feared and admired, Rove has raised a new and disturbing question for Americans: Who really runs the country?
Beautiful boxer = Biutiful boksoe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Thai and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of a famed transvestite kickboxer, Beautiful Boxer is an action drama that punches straight into the heart and mind of a boy who fights like a man so he can become a woman. Believing he's a girl trapped in a boy's body since childhood, Parinya Charoenphol (affectionately known as Nong Toom in Thailand) sets out to master the most masculine and lethal sport of Muay Thai (Thai boxing) to earn a living and to achieve his ultimate goal of a sex-change operation. Funny and packed with breathtaking Thai kickboxing sequences, Beautiful Boxer traces Nong Toom's childhood, teenage life as a traveling monk, and grueling days in boxing camps
Face cachée de la lune = Far side of the moon( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his mother, a man tries to discover a meaning to his life, to the universe and to rebuild a relationship with the only family he has left: his brother
Children of God( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he's creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a clumsy dance of attraction and romance. Romeo has a fiancé and is identified as straight, but he's been known to play with the boys on the side secretly. The Bahamas are bound by religious traditions that discourage homosexuality and end up forcing gay men into the closet. Lena is a pastor's wife. Her husband demonizes homosexuality to further his career, yet he's on the DL as well. When Lena discovers that her husband has infected her with VD, he accuses her of infidelities. These characters are all bound together in this intense drama of love, family and secrets
Madame Brouette by Moussa Sene Absa( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Brouette is a proud and independent mother in Dakar, Senegal who hopes to lift her family out of poverty by opening a cafe. Her dream is jeapordized when her new boyfriend is murdered and she is the only suspect
Fuera de carta by Nacho G Velilla( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef Maxi (Camára) has plenty on his plate. Between running a high-end restaurant, keeping it in the black and corralling his unpredictable staff, who could begrudge him a foul-mouthed outburst, or two, or several? His best gal pal and next door neighbor Alex (Dueñas) is desperate to find a good man while sous-chef Ramiro can't put his hard-partying days behind him. Add to the mix an unexpected reunion with two estranged children and a blossoming gay romance with a closeted international athlete, and you've got one troubled gourmet. Now the Michelin Guide food critic is coming to review his restaurant and it whips Maxi into such a frenzy the he must learn to juggle the new dynamics his children and lover bring to the table, with over-the-top, hilarious results
Fyra år till = Four more years by TVTV (Production company)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Swedish and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political party leader David Holst, one of Sweden's most popular politicians, is handsome, funny, popular and predicted as the country's next Prime Minister. But what at first appears to be an easy victory turns into a humbling defeat as another party wins the elections and four more years of leading the country. Then, when David suddenly falls in love, the problem is not that he's already married or that he's fallen in love with another man ... but that the man he's fallen head over heels in love with, Martin, is the only man on earth he cannot love. He is an up-and-comer in the rivaling party that won the elections! David is risking everything - his family, his party and his own name. If they can't keep their relationship a secret, a public scandal could be a career destroyer. But David doesn't have the nerve to play this kind of game and eventually the mistakes and misunderstandings pile up and their love is threatened to be lost. Almost. Four More Years is a funny, daring, clever and extremely romantic comedy, proving once again that love conquers all
20 centímetros by Ramon Salazar( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the vibrant world of Marieta/Adolfo - a narcoleptic, pre-op transsexual woman who longs to remove her last eight inches
Land of storms( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in Hungarian and German and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Szabolcs and Bernard play on the same German football team. After a lost game and a bad argument between the two, Szabolcs decides to give up football and get away from it all and goes home to Hungary where he meets another boy, Aron with whom he becomes lovers with, but soon Bernard comes to Hungary to finally profess his love for his friend. Szabolcs finds himself in the middle of a love triangle
Food of love by Ventura Pons( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on David Leavitt's novel The Page Turner, this sensual film explores the passage of a young pianist into adulthood and his first romance. When 18-year-old Paul (Kevin Bishop) becomes a page turner for his hero, world-famous pianist Richard Kennington (Paul Rhys, From Hell), his feelings for the artist grow stronger. The two begin a passionate affair and Paul feels love for the first time. Their relationship is complicated by Richard's agent Joseph (Allan Corduner, The Grey Zone, Moonlight Mile) and Paul's recently divorced, highly neurotic mother played by British actress Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply and Bend It Like Beckham), whose performance the Village Voice called "fiercely committed". A gorgeous blending of emotional drama and classical artistry, Food of Love makes beautiful music
Jisatsu sākuru = Suicide club by Sion Sono( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wave of suicides begins with the enigmatic mass suicide of 54 high school girls jumping in front of a subway train. When a detective receives a phone call tip that there is a website tracking the suicides before they happen, he sets out to solve the mystery
Elliot loves( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliot is handsome and charismatic, but unlucky in love. He can't seem to hold down a relationship for more than a few weeks. The problem isn't due to a lack of effort on his part -- Elliot falls in love easily and devotes himself entirely to his male companions. Why is it, then, that none of the hunky guys that he attracts seem to desire the same level of commitment? As Elliot's heart is repeatedly broken in the present, the film flashes back to situations in the past that fueled his need for a dependable partner
O homem que copiava( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photocopier operator André is attracted to Silvia, his neighbor, whom he likes to watch with a telescope. Following her, he discovers that Sylvia works at an expensive shop. When André falls in love with Sylvia he puts his photocopier to another use and prints money for himself so he can afford to go and shop at her store
Skoonheid = Beauty( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Afrikaans and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francois van Heerden is a white, Afrikaans-speaking family man in his mid-40s. Francois has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is wholly unprepared when a chance encounter with another man unravels his clean and precisely controlled life
Adam & Steve( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay -- explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships
Eighteen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pip is a street kid who's meeting life head-on in the big city. On his eighteenth birthday he receives his grandfather's Second World War memoirs on audio cassette, a gift that awakens the ghost of the long lost world. His grandfather relates the story of the day he turned eighteen, fleeing German forces through the woods of France with a dying comrade hanging on for life. In Pip's own and contemporary way, he begins to live the parallel life of his grandfather, both lost in their environments and generations. Along Pip's path he stumbles into an unlikely alliance with Clark, a gay street hustler on the make, and Jenny, an aspiring social worker who tempts Pip with feelings of love and domesticity. He also forges a small but important relationship with a local priest, in whom he confides his deepest secret: the death of his brother and the heinous act his father committed against him before his passing
Mysterious skin by Gregg Araki( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At age 8, Neil and Brian played on the same baseball team in their small Kansas hometown. Now 10 years later, Neil is a hustler and Brian a nervous introvert who believes he has been abducted by aliens. As their lives intersect, they discover a shared past shrouded in mystery
The Wooden camera by Junior Singo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From South Africa comes a compelling story of fate and friendship as two boys make a simple choice that alters their lives forever....this richly multilayered story offers an insightful look into the challenges facing post-Apartheid South Africa while telling an enchanting tale of a sweet artistic soul finding his true self."--Container
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