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DNA Films

Overview
Works: 35 works in 109 publications in 4 languages and 14,091 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Humor  Fiction  Pictorial works  Psychological fiction  Science fiction films  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Romance films 
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by DNA Films
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland, seeking a change he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
Love actually by Richard Curtis ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
Notes on a scandal by Judi Dench ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara Covett (Dench) is a teacher who rules over her classroom with an iron fist, yet leads a desperate, solitary life outside it. That is, until she meets radiant new art teacher Sheba Hart (Blanchett). Although at first overjoyed with her newfound kindred spirit, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having an affair with a teenage student, her jealously and rage spiral out of control
28 days later by Danny Boyle ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy are best friends who grow up together in the isolated boarding school called Hailsham, with a chilling secret. As children, Kathy is secretly in love with Tommy. Then she sees her best friend Ruth holding Tommy's hand, and is devastated. As adolescents, Tommy and Kathy form a deep connection, only to have Ruth shove them apart with her own romantic demands. As they prepare to leave the school, they learn of their true purpose: each is a clone that will later have their organs harvested for medical purposes. Kathy takes on the role of "Carer," dedicating herself to looking after those being slowly dissected, and eventually Tommy and Ruth prepare to make their first "donations." As the years pass, the group grows apart, before finally reuniting just as both Tommy and Ruth are about to "complete."
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
28 weeks later by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Almost seven months after the Rage virus has annihilated the inhabitants of the London and the British Isles, the U.S. Army declares that the war against infection has been won, and that the reconstruction of the country can begin. In the first wave of returning refugees, a family is reunited, but one of them unwillingly carries a terrible secret. The virus is not yet dead, and this time, it is more dangerous than ever
Sunshine by Danny Boyle ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all
Dredd ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its East Coast lies Mega City One, a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called Judges who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner
Separate lies by Julian Fellowes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wealthy Englishman finds out that his spouse has been cheating on him and is drawn into a web of over-ups and lies
Beautiful creatures ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young women's lives are thrown together, bonded by a common flaw - their terrible taste in men. Evasion, blackmail, murder, betrayal, revenge and a suitcase loaded with a million quid are just some of the themes
Heartlands by Paul Fraser ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colin is a simple guy doing the best he can for his wife Sandra, until he finds she's having a fling with his best friend Geoff. When Sandra and Geoff take off for a weekend, Colin jumps on his moped and has a series of adventures trying to get her back
28 days later + weeks later ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 days later + weeks later ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
28 days later : Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. Transmitted in a drop of blood and devastating within seconds, the virus locks those infected into a permanent state of murderous rage. Within 28 days the country is overwhelmed and a handful of survivors begin their attempts to salvage a future, little realizing that the deadly virus is not the only thing that threatens them
The last king of Scotland Le dernier roi d'écosse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Scottish doctor on a mission to Uganda becomes the personal physician to Idi Amin, the country's leader. What starts off as a fascinating job soon turns to horror as the doctor realizes what kind of man he really works for. bonus features included
Así es Puerto Rico ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Bienvenidos a la hermosa isla de Puerto Rico. Con más de 500 años de historia esta bella Isla caribeña nos presenta por primera vez diferentes recorridos por el interior, centro y exterior de sus pueblos."--Container
Notes on a scandal chou wen bi ji ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who joins the faculty as an art teacher. Barbara watches her from afar and has nothing but caustic things to say in her diary. Barbara finds herself reaching out to Sheba. Sheba responds by inviting her to dinner at her house to meet Sheba's lecturer husband and their two children. Later, when Barbara discovers that Sheba is having a sexual relationship with a 15-year old student, Barbara realizes that knowledge of this secret gives her power over Sheba which she can use for her own purposes. Sheba becomes uneasy with Barbara's friendship. The tenuous relationship between the two women reaches a crisis point when Barbara's cat is dying and she asks Sheba to go with her to the vet. Sheba chooses to go with her family to see their son in a play instead. In revenge, Barbara sets in motion the scandal that will rock both their lives in ways they never imagined
Forest Whitaker double feature The last king of Scotland ; Phonebooth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last king of Scotland: Chronicles Idi Amin's rise and fall. Amin's despotic reign of terror is viewed through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scottish doctor who arrives in Uganda in the early 1970s to serve as Amin's personal physician. His perspective as an outsider causes him to be initially impressed by Amin's calculated rise to power, but soon the leader becomes a genocidal tyrant. Phone booth: Stu Shepard, a self-centered New York City publicist, suddenly finds himself on the deadly end of a high-powered rifle scope when he picks up a ringing payphone and the man on the other end tells him that he's going to kill him if he hangs up
Strictly Sinatra Simplement Sinatra ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A lounge singer drawn into the world of the mob is forced to choose between stardom and the woman he loves
L'ultimo re di Scozia The last king of Scotland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Durante una missione in Uganda, il dottor Garrigan, un giovane medico scozzese, entra in contatto con il nuovo Presidente del Paese, il generale Idi Amin. L'uomo in poco tempo accoglie Garrigan tra le fila del suo staff, eleggendolo suo braccio destro. Ma con il passare del tempo, Garrigan diventa testimone e, suo malgrado, complice delle azioni brutali compiute dal dittatore
 
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Languages
English (89)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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