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Studio Canal

Overview
Works: 1,354 works in 3,074 publications in 6 languages and 128,666 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Biographical films  Fiction  Romance films  History 
Roles: Producer, prn, fds, pre, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Studio Canal
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

28 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 3,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of lively and rebellious Elizabeth, one of five unmarried daughters living in the countryside of 19th century England, in a world where an advantageous marriage is a woman's sole occupation
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1935, 13-year-old fledgling writer Briony Tallis and her family live a life of wealth and privilege in their enormous mansion. On the warmest day of the year, the country estate takes on an unsettling hothouse atmosphere, stoking Briony's vivid imagination. Robbie Turner, the educated son of the family's housekeeper, carries a torch for Briony's headstrong older sister Cecilia. He hopes that Cecilia has comparable feelings. All it will take is one spark for this relationship to combust. When it does, Briony - who has a crush on Robbie - is compelled to interfere. She goes so far as to accuse Robbie of a crime he did not commit. Cecilia and Robbie declare their love for each other, but, ultimately, he is arrested. Briony bears false witness and the course of three lives is changed forever. As Briony grow older, she continues to seek forgiveness for her childhood misdeed. Through a terrible and courageous act of imagination, she finds the path to her uncertain atonement, and to an understanding of the power of enduring love
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feel the love with the Love Actually 10th Anniversary Edition. Funny, charming and heartwarming, this delightful romantic comedy follows eight couples whose lives intersect shortly before Christmas
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Nixon is the disgraced president with a legacy to save. David Frost is a jet-setting television personality with a name to make. This is the legendary battle between the two men and the historic encounter that changed both their lives. For three years after resigning from office, Nixon remained silent. But in the summer of 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate scandal that ended his presidency. Everyone is surprised that Nixon would select Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans (as well as a $600,000 fee). Likewise, Frost's team harbors doubts that their boss will be able to hold his own. But as cameras roll, a charged battle of wits results
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A real-time, cinéma vérité account of the final flight of United 93, the only airplane hijacked on 9/11 that didn't reach its intended target
The Soloist by Stanley Fowler Wright( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
Elizabeth : the Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1585: Philip II's Catholic Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Only England, ruled by Protestant Elizabeth, stands against him. The Queen is threatened by a depleted treasury, constant threats of assassination, and plots by Philip to install her cousin, Queen Mary of Scotland, on her throne. To which end a great armada is poised to invade England--as punishment for the capture of his treasure-ships, and to make Europe safe for Catholicism--even as Elizabeth's attention is diverted to Sir Walter Raleigh, returned from the New World with two gifts: the territory of Virginia and tobacco. Facing her greatest challenge, Elizabeth must rally her country to safeguard her kingdom, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as "Mother to her people."
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Osbourne Cox is a CIA analyst who quits his job after being demoted. He decides to write a memoir about his life in the CIA. His wife, Katie, wants a divorce and, based on the advice of her divorce lawyer, she downloads many of his personal and financial files onto a disc. Katie's lover is Treasury agent Harry Pfarrer. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer obtains the disc and ascertains that it contains classified government information. Along with his fellow employee, Linda Litzke, he intends to use the disc to blackmail Osbourne. When blackmailing him fails, Linda decides to take the information to the Russian embassy. At the embassy, she hands the disc over to the Russians, promising that she will give them more information. Linda and Chad don't have any more information, so they decide to break into Cox's house. This brings about a series of events that no one foresees
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women from very different backgrounds find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York. As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change. A young woman in her twenties, Therese is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a disgraced spy surfaces with information concerning a double agent at the top of the British secret service, George Smiley (Gary Oldman), an ex-MI6 agent, is drawn back into the murky field of espionage. Tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country, Smiley narrows his search to four suspects - all experienced, skilled and successful agents. However, past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment."--Container
Babies by Thomas Balmès( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows four babies from different parts of the globe as they navigate their first year of life. Features Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Hattie who lives in San Francisco, and Mari from Tokyo
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank, a mild-mannered American on vacation in Venice, becomes unexpectedly involved with a beautiful woman Elise, but as their whirlwind romance quickly evolves, they find themselves thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles; some of them of his own making. The film was inspired by the story of folk singer Dave Van Ronk
State of play by David Yates( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of investigative reporters work alongside a police detective to try to solve the murder of a congressman's mistress
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy set in 1967 and centered on on Larry Gopnik (Stuhlbarg), a Midwestern professor who watches his life unravel when his wife prepares to leave him because his inept brother (Kind) won't move out of the house
Definitely, Maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Hayes is a 30-something Manhattan dad who is in the midst of a divorce. His 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins years earlier when, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician, he moves to New York in order to work on the Clinton campaign. Will attempts a "PG" version of his romantic relationships with three very different women for his daughter and changes the names of the women so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle and begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. As Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back, and just maybe, find a happy ending
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fielding's reinterpretation of Austen's Pride and Prejudice, slightly overweight 30-something London single woman Bridget Jones (Zellweger) is goodhearted, insecure, bumbling, and desperate-to-be-attached. On New Year's Day Bridget resolves to cut down on alcohol, cigarettes, and sweets, lose 20 pounds, and find a man, all while recording her progress and thoughts in a journal. She soon catches the eye of Daniel Cleaver (Grant) and Mark Darcy (Firth)-- and must discover whether either man is her Mr. Right
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

15 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Iraq war, U.S. Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller leads Mobile Exploitation Team-Delta (MET-D) on a fruitless search of suspected WMD sites. When he wonders out loud why the intelligence is all wrong, he's told not rock the boat. Soon Miller, working with a local Iraqi informant named Freddy, is going after a Ba'athist general named Al-Rawi. CIA agent Martin Brown and journalist Lawrie Dayne share Miller's doubts; each have some pieces to the puzzle. They try to help Miller out, but Department of Defense official Clark Poundstone treats the WMD problem like a PR kerfuffle. When a Delta Force squad is dispatched to intimidate him and shut his team down, Miller's questioning mutates into a quest: to learn the identity and motives of "Magellan," the highly protected source of this faulty information
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There comes a time in every man's life when he has no choice but to get up off the couch and kill some zombies. When flesh-eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal Ed to save their friends and family from becoming the next entrée
Nanny McPhee returns by Emma Thompson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nanny McPhee appears at the farmhouse door of a busy young mother Isabel Green, she discovers that Mrs. Green's children are in an all-out household war with their two spoiled city cousins. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and an elephant that turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is how to get along
 
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