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Studio Canal

Works: 1,184 works in 2,748 publications in 6 languages and 120,925 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn, Producer, fds, Distributor, pre, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Studio Canal
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness
Atonement by Joe Wright( Visual )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 13-year-old Briony Tallis, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for him to attend Cambridge and now plans on going to medical school. After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant. When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed, when in fact it was a visitor to the estate
Bridget Jones the edge of reason by Beeban Kidron( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London-based thirty-something Bridget Jones continues her romantic relationship with Mark Darcy, despite many humorous complications
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,258 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
Love actually by Michael Dean( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague
The Soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,083 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
United 93 by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,079 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
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,000 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
Elizabeth The Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,927 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."
Babies by Thomas Balmès( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,829 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
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who has infiltrated the organization's highest levels
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse. Special features include commentary, outtake reel, and featurettes
State of play by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petty thief and a pizza deliveryman are gunned down in an alley. A US Congressman's assistant falls in front of a subway train - three seemingly unrelated deaths. The dead assistant was the chief researcher for Congressman Stephen Collins, spearheading hearings into the role of private security firm PointCorp. She was also his lover. Cal McAffrey, a rumpled, old-school metro reporter at the Washington Globe is covering the first story. He was Collins' college roommate, and had a brief affair with Anne, Collins' wife. Their personal history may be exploited, as Cal spies a conspiracy waiting to be uncovered. Teamed with aspiring young Globe political blogger Della Frye by his crusty editor, evidence begins to pile up, and new pieces start to fall into place. Leads are run down, supporting reporters are brought in, as Cal and Della work together in an attempt to connect the dots before the clock runs out. Cal will discover at least one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One ordinary man's quest to become a serious man. Physics professor Larry Gopnik can't believe his life, His wife is leaving him for his best friend, his unemployed brother won't move off the couch, someone is threatening his career, his kids are a mystery and his neighbor is tormenting him by sunbathing nude. Struggling to make sense of it all, Larry consults three different rabbis and their answers lead him on a twisted journey of faith, family, delinquent behavior, and mortality
Inside Llewyn Davis by Ethan Coen( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,750 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
Definitely, Maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,743 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
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the U.S. led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of their mission
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,584 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
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,582 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
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