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Isle of Man Film Commission

Works: 38 works in 101 publications in 3 languages and 10,657 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Romance films  Juvenile works  History 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Isle of Man Film Commission
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to give their younger brother, Norman a project to keep him busy now that he has joined the family publishing house, the older Warne brothers agree to publish Miss Beatrix Potter's first children's book. They don't expect the book to sell well, but they need to keep Norman busy. As a single woman living in Edwardian London, Beatrix suspects this endeavor may provide her with a small measure of freedom. But she also has very specific ideas about how the book should be published. As they work together, Norman and Beatrix become close. After the first book is published, Beatrix goes on to a second book and that sells well. One day at lunch, she meets the rest of Norman's family, including his sister, Millie and the two women become fast friends. Norman proposes, but Beatrix's parents object to the marriage proposal. After much argument, they agree to let Beatrix marry Norman provided they wait until the end of the summer
Thomas and the magic railroad by Britt Allcroft( Visual )

11 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full screen. Diesel # 10 has devious plans to dominate the other engines by finding and crushing their dwindling supply of magical gold dust. Lilly has a hunch that her grandfather holds the key to rescuing the little trains in his workshop on Muffle Mountain
Alex Rider Operation Stormbreaker by Geoffrey Sax( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced into continuing his uncle's dangerous work for MI6
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wilmot, a 17th century poet, is the Earl of Rochester and from the beginning he treats his wife cruelly, drinks to relentless excess, abuses his friendships, and generally wallows in dissipation, much to the dismay of King Charles II. The king hopes that Rochester will write a play glorifying his reign. But Rochester finds his true inspiration when he sees a young actress named Lizzie Barry. Rochester sets out to make her the greatest actress of their time--and she, with some reluctance, submits to his teaching
On a clear day by Gaby Dellal( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspirational and triumphant story of a man who defies great odds and takes on a monumental challenge. This heartwarming tale of determination is an uplifting and humorous film
Keeping mum by Niall Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Goodfellow (Rowan Atkinson), the well meaning vicar of the parish of Little Wallop, is so obsessed with writing the perfect sermon that he is oblivious to his wife Gloria's (Kristin Scott Thomas) dalliance with her brash golf instructor Lance (Patrick Swayze); neither does he notice that his daughter Holly has a different boyfriend every week, and his young son Petey is the whipping boy for the school bullies
I capture the castle by Tim Fywell( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a classic English story, Cassandra Mortmain chronicles in her diary what happens to her eccentric family when a young American man inherits the local estate. The bittersweet love story that ensues is far more complicated than she ever imagines
Waking Ned Devine by Kirk Jones( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ned Devine dies from shock of winning the lottery, two old codgers enlist the help of the whole village in defrauding the lottery to claim the prize
The mistress of spices by Paul Mayeda Berges( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilo is an immigrant from India, and a shopkeeper, who is also the "Mistress of Spices." The spices which she gives to her customers help them to satisfy their needs and desires. Her life changes when she falls in love with Doug, an American man
Shergar( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Shergar, Ireland's most decorated thoroughbred and perhaps the greatest race horse of all time, who was kidnapped by IRA terrorists and held for a $2 million ranson
Sons & lovers by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive, sensitive Gertrude meets Walter Morel, a handsome coal miner, at a dance. Married after a whirlwind romance, her joy in married life diminishes as Walter reveals himself as drunken, violent, and shiftless, spending most of his time off in the pub. Consequently, Gertrude pours all of her dreams into her sons--with Oedipal intensity. When her eldest son William falls ill and dies, she transfers her longings and disappointments on her younger son Paul, a talented artist who works at a stockings factory as a clerk. Her clinging emotional hold on Paul becomes quite strong, as well as uncomfortable -- so much so that it forever affects how Paul sees women
The Gathering by Brian Gilbert( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American backpacking in rural England has her life taking a turn for the worse after a car accident. During recovery, she is befriended by a researcher studying a buried 1st Century church embedded with images of Christ's crucifixion. She begins to have horrific visions of the townspeople and their deaths
Heartless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie is a talented young photographer who has a disfiguring birthmark that makes him feel like an outsider. While he is developing pictures, Jamie sees a hooded figure peering from behind a window. Investigating, he stumbles into a horrific world of reptilian monsters posing as street gangs, violence inflicted on the most innocent, and a demon with the power to offer Jamie everything he has ever dreamed of, but at a deadly price
Lawless heart by Neil Hunter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shocked by the death of a friend, three men decide to take their lives in hand. But under the influence of three beguiling women, how far can they go? Take a journey with friends facing life, death, sex and misadventure
Gabriel & me( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Jimmy Spud wants to be an angel, the kind with wings that fly. He wanted to be like his friend Gabriel, a high-ranking archangel who heeds prayers. He wants to use his 'angelic' powers to save his father, who has lung cancer
The deaths of Ian Stone by Dario Piana( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an otherwise ordinary night, the young Ian Stone encounters a mysterious creature and is forced into the path of an oncoming train. Rather than facing certain death, Ian finds himself reborn into a new life that feels strangely familiar. After his second death, it becomes apparent that Ian is being hunted by an evil presence, and will be forced to die every day until he can solve the mystery of his own life
Lassie by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carraclough family is forced to sell Lassie when they fall on hard times. On her journey of 500 miles, Lassie faces dangers, natural and human, and finds help in unexpected places as she returns to her home and the boy she loves
Owd Bob( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his grandson visits for the summer, a widowed, cantankerous man slowly learns to accept his tragic past, to love again, and to make amends with a friend lost
Belle by Matthew Goode( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Dido Elizabeth Belle, an eighteenth-century English woman of mixed race, is raised in privilege by her aristocratic great-uncle and his wife, she is denied a proper social standing because of her skin color. But when Dido falls in love with a young idealist lawyer who aspires to create positive change, she finds herself caught between two worlds
Darkness falls by Chris Carter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic accident leaves behind a desperate husband looking for answers and revenge
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