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Isle of Man Film Commission

Overview
Works: 43 works in 112 publications in 3 languages and 10,647 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Juvenile works  Melodrama 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Isle of Man Film Commission
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whilst delighting generations of children with her books, Beatrix Potter kept her own story locked carefully away
Thomas and the magic railroad by Britt Allcroft( Visual )

12 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,815 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 )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Rider has been trained since birth for a career as a spy. It's not until his beloved uncle, Ian Rider, dies that Alex learns of his intended purpose in life. At just 14, Alex is not sure he can do all that is required of a super spy. Without much choice he is taken under the wing of Britain's secret intelligence service. The Special Operations Division of the MI6 sends Alex on a mission which could save or cost millions and their lives. As Alex embarks on his greatest challenge yet, he learns all is not as it seems. Equipped with super spy training, Alex is prepared to deal with whatever comes his way
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the John Wilmot, The Earl of Rochester and a poet, who drank his way to an early grave
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

A man decides to try and salvage his self-esteem by attempting the ultimate test of endurance, swimming the English Channel
Keeping mum by Niall Johnson( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 734 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 620 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 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ned Devine dies from shock after winning the lottery, two longtime friends, Michael and Jackie, discover the body and agree Ned would want them to benefit from his good luck. They embark upon an outrageous scheme to claim the ticket, but first they have to get all the townsfolk to go along with their plan
The mistress of spices by Paul Mayeda Berges( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 500 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 )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 360 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 $2 million ransom. Can a young stable boy save Shergar's life?
Sons & lovers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 315 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 159 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
Lawless heart by Neil Hunter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 149 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
Heartless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 147 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
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
Lassie by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 79 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
The deaths of Ian Stone by Dario Piana( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 73 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
Belle by Matthew Goode( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 65 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
Owd Bob( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 57 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
Darkness falls by Chris Carter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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