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Studio Canal

Overview
Works: 1,581 works in 3,560 publications in 6 languages and 139,032 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, fds, prn, Distributor, Publisher, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Studio Canal
Pride & prejudice by Joe Wright( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,458 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 )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,924 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
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Cedric Brown has just lost his wife and is now left with his seven children who misbehave so much that all the nannies have run away. Now he is told by a mysterious voice that he should get Nanny McPhee who is a magical woman with special powers
Love actually by Richard Curtis( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,343 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 )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,275 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 )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 2,174 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 )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of one woman's crusade to control her love, destroy her enemies, and secure her position as a beloved icon of the western world
The soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,080 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
Carol by Todd Haynes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 2,061 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
Burn after reading by Joel Coen( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,012 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
Tinker tailor soldier spy by Tomas Alfredson( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,857 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
Babies by Thomas Balmès( Visual )

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

The adventure of a lifetime begins ... with babies. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Thomas Balmes, from an original idea by producer Alain Chabat, this visually stunning film follows four babies during their first year on earth - from first breath to first steps. Across borders and cultures, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo, Babies re-defines the nonfiction art form and joyfully captures the earliest stages of the human journey that are both unique and universal to us all. Exploring the world of its tiny heroes in locations that are worlds apart - the Namibian savannah, the Mongolian steppe, a Japanese megalopolis and sunny California - Babies makes a universal statement with strength and passion. Babies is a visual and sensorial experience that will reveal the most basic human emotions. Apart from establishing shots of locations and seasons, and close-ups of the baby's physical environment, the film is composed of the unique moments that, as every parent knows, punctuate a child's first year and tell a fascinating story. Every shot tells a story by its content and its framing, confronting the baby with a world that seems gigantic, potentially hostile or simply needing to be explored
State of play by kevin macdonald ( '09 ) Movie( Visual )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,779 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 )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,776 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
The tourist by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,765 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
Definitely, Maybe by Adam Brooks( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,745 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 )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,690 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
Shaun of the dead by Edgar Wright( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,676 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
Green zone by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

18 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,638 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
Inside Llewyn Davis by Joel Coen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,628 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
 
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