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Paramount Classics (Firm)

Overview
Works: 84 works in 285 publications in 7 languages and 22,499 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Dance films  Wildlife films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paramount Classics (Firm)
An Inconvenient Truth by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and Portuguese and held by 3,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Mad hot ballroom by Marilyn Agrelo( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing, and from their candid and hilarious perspectives, reveal pieces of themselves along the way. This school program started in 1994 and today has over 6,000 kids from 60 schools involved
Arctic tale by Queen Latifah( Visual )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the vast snow kingdom at the top of the world. Follow two very different arctic creatures. Nanu the polar bear cub and Seela the walrus pup as they go through exciting and harrowing struggles for survival. Armed with only their natural instincts and mother's guidance, these inspiring animals face countless trials and challenges in a beautiful icebound world that is rapidly melting beneath them
Hustle & flow by Terrence Howard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the door to success demands one last hustle--if he's ever going to flow
Shine a light by Rolling Stones( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live concert by British rock band The Rolling Stones, in support of their 2005 studio album "A bigger bang."
Mostly Martha by Sandra Nettelbeck( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AMartha is the chef who fusses and obsesses over each dish before it leaves the kitchen. The demands of her job and her natural shyness keep her from meeting new people. When her sister suddenly dies, Martha adopts Lina, her eight-year-old niece, completely changing both lives. Martha gets unexpected help from Mario, Martha's hunky new sous chef, who is not only a whiz on the chopping block but knows sundry magic tricks and jokes to keep Lina's spirits afloat. Just as Martha starts to grow attached to the girl, Lina's erratic father shows up demanding that he take her back to Italy with him
The virgin suicides by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the mid-1970s, in a sleepy Michigan community, live the Lisbon sisters, five teenagers whose beauty has bewitched a group of neighborhood boys. Isolated by their over-protective parents, they move like fleeting visions against the suburban landscape, luminous and unattainable. But when school hunk Trip Fontaine convinces Lux Lisbon and her sisters to go to the prom, the boys' romantic fantasies threaten to come true - until they are engulfed in a stunning chain of events that will change their lives forever."--Container
The machinist by Brad Anderson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity
You can count on me by Kenneth Lonergan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sammy is a single mom living in a small Catskill town with her eight-year-old son. A lot happens all at once to Sammy as she, sort of, picks up with an old boyfriend, gets a new boss and her wayward brother finally shows up after months of no communication. A crisis of sorts ensues when the son meets his estranged father
Neil Young : heart of gold by Neil Young( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Neil Young: Heart of Gold" is a love letter to the consistency and familiarity of Neil Young's voice, a floating silver reed with all the colors of moonlight in it. The songs are from Young's albums "Prairie Wind" (2005), "Harvest Moon" (1992), and "Harvest" (1972). For the premiere of "Prairie Wind" Young gathered long-time band mates and old friends like Emmylou Harris for a performance that has the feel of a casual reunion picnic. Held at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium--the original home of the Grand Ole Opry, and a room with what may be the finest acoustics in the universe--the whole ensemble nattily attired in neatly tailored traditional western get-ups, it is as if the ghosts of the Ryman are singing through them. Young's songs speak to ensuring continuity between the past and the present, while cutting a path into the future, and he and his fellow performers open themselves so wholly to their surroundings that they become a part of it
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation of the events of "Bloody Sunday", Jan. 30, 1972, when British troops fired on unarmed protesters in Derry, Northern Ireland. Told through the eyes of two men--the Irish politician and civil rights leader who organized the protest march and the British military officer sent to quell it
Schultze gets the blues by Michael Schorr( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schultze is an accordian player and newly unemployed. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly
L'homme du train = Man on the train by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in French and English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strangers, a criminal named Milan and a retired poetry teacher, Manesquier, meet in a sleepy French village and gradually become unlikely friends. As their friendship grows, each develops a desire to trade his life with that of the other
La virgen de los sicarios = Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-weary author Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a beautiful but hardened street kid who lives by the rule of the gun. Together, they forge an unlikely relationship.--Case-slip
Ask the dust by Colin Farrell( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California
Sunshine by István Szabó( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three generations of a Jewish-Hungarian family, each generation with it's own political and social troubles
Mean Creek by Jacob Aaron Estes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a bunch of ragtag teenagers who take a boat trip on a nearby creek to celebrate their youngest member's birthday. They have an ulterior motive - to payback a local bully for his cruelities to the birthday boy. This is a hearty dose of how revenge can change a life in 24 hours
Northfork by Michael Polish( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1955 the town of Northfork is about to be flooded by the waters of a new hydroelectric dam. Most of the town's inhabitants have left, but a few stragglers remain, including a religious zealot with two wives and a ready-to-sail ark, a conscience-bound minister and a frail orphan convinced that he is an angel. Assigned to the task of moving these holdouts are the Evacuation Teams, mysterious black-clad men with a personal stake in clearing the town. As the characters' lives slowly converge, the landscape drifts somewhere between dream and reality
Jibeuro = The way home( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in Korean and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un giorno d'estate Sang-woo, un bambino di 7 anni, viene portato dalla madre a vivere per due mesi dalla nonna perché lei è occupata a cercare un lavoro. Partendo da Seoul, la raggiungono nella vecchia casa di un remoto villaggio. Lei ha 78 anni, è muta ma non sorda e fa di tutto per mettere il nipote a suo agio. Sang-woo invece fa un enorme fatica ad adattarsi alle abitudini della vita in campagna Poi ignora spesso la nonna e a volte l'insulta. Gioca frequentemente da solo con il suo videogame e quando finiscono le pile ha un attacco di collera e pretende dalla nonna i soldi. Va in paese per cercare di acquistarle ma nei negozi del posto hanno solo dei modelli più vecchi. La nonna, che non parla mai, tenta in ogni modo di andargli incontro; cerca, per esempio, di preparargli un piatto di suo gradimento ma alla fine gli cucina il pollo lesso e non quello fritto come voleva il ragazzino. Lui allora si lagna per l'ennesima volta. Un giorno vanno al mercato insieme, dove la anziana signora prova a vendere con difficoltà la sua verdura. Al nipote poi compra un paio di scarpe nuove e uno snack che si chiama Choco-Pie. Lì poi il ragazzino vede una coetanea che gli piace, Hae Yeon. Pur di tornare da solo con lei sul bus, lascia la nonna a terra. Dopo questo gesto però inizia a pentirsi soprattutto quando vede l'anziana donna tornare a casa a piedi. Resta mortificato anche dopo lo scherzo al ragazzo di campagna, vicino di casa della nonna, a cui fa credere di essere inseguito da una mucca pazza. Da quel momento il suo atteggiamento inizia a cambiare. I due si avvicinano e il ragazzino trova il modo di comunicare con la nonna, facendole fare delle cartoline in modo da poter continuare a mantenersi in contatto anche dopo la sua partenza. E quando la madre torna a prenderlo, Sang-woo è già cambiato e ha scoperto di essere legato alla nonna più di quanto lui stesso credeva
Enduring love by Ian McEwan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller about a group of unsuspecting men whose lives are changed forever after they attempt to rescue the passenger of a runaway hot air balloon
 
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The virgin suicidesThe machinistYou can count on meSchultze gets the bluesAsk the dustSunshineNorthforkEnduring love