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Film Council (Great Britain)

Overview
Works: 73 works in 219 publications in 5 languages and 14,031 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Romantic comedy films  Sports films  Documentary films  Zombie films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Film Council (Great Britain)
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
The importance of being earnest by Barnaby Thompson( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two English gentlemen use the same trick when meeting women, by saying their name is Ernest. Everything is going well until both men fall in love with the same girl, using the same pseudonym
Bend it like Beckham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team
28 days later by Danny Boyle( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim is an infirmary patient who wakes up from a coma to find an empty room, in a vacant hospital, in the deserted city of London. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. He runs into a mob of crazed plague victims. He gradually finds other still-human survivors with whom he heads off across the abandoned countryside to find the source of a radio broadcast that is promising salvation, unaware that the worst is yet to come
The Magdalene Sisters by Peter Mullan( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of four young Irish women are forced to enter into a "Magdalen laundry", a Catholic reformatory where they are physically, psychologically, and sexually abused
Touching the Void by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1985, two young British friends travelled to a remote corner of Peru. Ambitious mountaineers, their aim was to conquer the unclimbed west face of a notorious 21,000 ft. peak "Siula Grande". Their story has become part of mountaineering legend
Bend It Like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Nesbitt stars in this docu-drama looking at the infamous events which took place in Derry on 30 January 1972. The film traces what happened when British soldiers started using live rounds on the civilians assembled by MP Ivan Cooper as part of a civil rights protest march. The violence resulted in 13 dead, 14 wounded, and proved to be a major turning point in the history of the modern Irish troubles
L'homme du train = Man on the train by Patrice Leconte( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in French and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious criminal (Mullen Jr.) rolls into a small town planning to knock off the local bank, assuming it will go off without a hitch. But when he encounters a retired poetry professor (Sutherland), his plans take an unlikely turn. With no place to stay, the professor generously welcomes him into his home. As the two men talk, a bond forms between these two polar opposites, and surprising moments of humor and compassion emerge. Beginning to understand each other more, they each examine the choices they've made in their lives, secretly longing to live the type of lifestyle the other man has lived, based on the desire to escape his own
In this world by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young Afghan refugees try to make their way to freedom in London
Bugs! : a rainforest adventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the extraordinary hidden world of insects where a leaf weighs more than a car and a blade of grass soars like a skyscraper. The Borneo rainforest brings the beautiful and dangerous universe of its tiny stars up close and personal. Cutting-edge technology magnifies the bugs up to 250,000 times their normal size
28 days later( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 405 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
Christmas carol : the movie by Jimmy T Murakami( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrooge is a cynical old man whose greatest concern is money. On Christmas Eve, he is visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley, his former business partner, who arranges for Scrooge to be visited by three spirits. Begins with a sequence set in 1857, the site of a live reading by the renowned Dickens. As he begins his story a woman screams because she has seen a mouse and Dickens points out that his story begins with a mouse. Dickens explains that the mouse, named Gabriel, carries a glimmer of hope amidst the glaring co-existence of rich and poor in the streets of London
24 hour party people by Michael Winterbottom( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Cambridge educated Tony Wilson who, whilst at a Sex Pistols gig in Manchester 1976, was inspired to set up a record label with his friends
Morvern Callar by Lynne Ramsay( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morvern Callar is greeted with a startling surprise, her boyfriend has committed suicide. He has left her a cryptic message on his computer and a manuscript for a novel. She changes the author's name to her own and begins a re-birth of self discovery
Crush( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strong friendship of three middle-aged women is placed in jeopardy by the romantic involvement of one
Once upon a time in the Midlands by Paul Fraser( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his girlfriend turns down a marriage proposal by her decent-but-dull boyfriend, small-time crook, Jimmy, drifts back into town to win back his old flame and pull off one final crime. Will she follow her head or her heart - and can her new beau handle the stiff competition? This smooth operator has more than met his match in a motley crew of oddball outcasts, as rekindled passions and old secrets up the ante in an uproarious love triangle
Thunderpants( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him to fame as he fulfills his ambition of becoming an astronaut
Close your eyes by FirstLook Home Entertainment( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnotherapist Dr. Michael Strother ahs a dangerous gift. He gets visions of the inside of his patients minds. While trying to help a detective to stop smoking, he sees in her subconsious
Revengers tragedy by Alex Cox( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Great men were gods, if beggars couldn't kill 'em!" exclaims Vindici, the (anti)hero of Revengers Tragedy. This modern dress Jacobean tragedy is set in a post-apocalyptic Britain, where southern England lies underwater, and center of power is Liverpool--ruled by media magnate The Duke. Ten years after his wife was murdered on their wedding day, exiled Vindici returns, to exact his revenge against the Duke--her killer--and his son and heir, Lussurioso, who lusts after Vindici's innocent sister, Castiza. Vindici re-unites with his estranged family, ingratiates himself with Lussurioso, and brings down The Duke and his entire corrupt political dynasty
 
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L'homme du train = Man on the train
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