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Studio Canal

Overview
Works: 1,337 works in 2,396 publications in 3 languages and 103,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Producer, fds, prn, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Studio Canal
Pride & prejudice by Jane Austen( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 3,293 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 )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,787 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
Frost/Nixon by Ron Howard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,219 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 )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 2,056 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
Elizabeth the golden age by Shekhar Kapur( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,039 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."
The soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives"--Container
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,943 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. The disc eventually finds its way to Hardbodies, a workout gym. An employee of the gym, Chad Feldheimer, turns the disc over to the Russians with promises of more information
The tourist by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

10 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
Babies by Thomas Balmès( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,781 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 John Le Carré( Visual )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of the Cold War, 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
State of play by kevin macdonald ( '09 ) Movie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey is assigned to investigate the murder of an assistant to an up-and-coming politician, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to bring down the nation's power structures. In a town of spin-doctors and wealthy power brokers, he will discover one truth: when fortunes are at stake, no one's integrity, love, or life is safe
A Serious Man by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,715 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
Definitely, maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,702 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 )

11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,639 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
Bridget Jones's diary by Helen Fielding( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,585 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
Nanny McPhee returns by Emma Thompson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny McPhee arrives at a farmhouse door to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. She discovers that the children are in an all-out war with their two spoiled city cousins. Nanny uses her magic to show the children five valuable lessons, the most important of which is learning to get along
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When flesh-eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it's up to slacker Shaun (Simon Pegg) and his best pal Ed (Nick Frost) to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree"--Container label
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,514 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
Hot fuzz by Edgar Wright( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer. He has an arrest record that is higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious. They send him to the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford. He is partnered with the well-meaning but overeager police officer Danny Butterman, who is the son of the police chief. Danny is a huge action movie fan and believes this may be his chance to experience the life of gunfights and car chases. However, as a series of grisly accidents rocks the village, Angel is convinced that Sandford is not what it seems and as the intrigue deepens, Danny's dreams of explosive, high-octane, car-chasing, gunfighting, all-out action seem more and more like a reality
Non-stop by Jaume Collet-Serra( Visual )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During a transatlantic flight, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks ... receives a series of cryptic text messages threatening to kill a passenger every 20 minutes unless $150 million is transferred into an off-shore account"--Container
 
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United 93Bridget Jones's diaryShaun of the dead