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Ruby Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 43 works in 205 publications in 2 languages and 18,187 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruby Films (Firm)
Saving Mr. Banks by John Lee Hancock( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Walt Disney's desire to bring her beloved character Mary Poppins to the motion picture screen (a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters), Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the impresario's concept for the film, but a woman struggling with her own past. During her stay in California, Travers' reflects back on her difficult childhood in 1906 Australia
Temple Grandin by Mick Jackson( Visual )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 2,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Temple Grandin paints a picture of a young woman's perseverance and determination while struggling with the isolating challenges of autism at a time when it was still quite unknown. The film chronicles Temple's early diagnosis; her turbulent growth and development during her school years; the enduring support she received from her mother, aunt, and her science teacher; and her emergence as a woman with an innate sensitivity and understanding of animal behavior"--Container
Jane Eyre by Cary Joji Fukunaga( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Romantic Drama Based on Charlotte Bronte's Classic Novel - In the 19th century-set story, Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) suddenly flees Thornfield Hall, the vast and isolated estate where she works as a governess for Adèle Varens, a child under the custody of Thornfield's brooding master, Edward Rochester (Michael Fassbender). The imposing residence - and Rochester's own imposing nature - have sorely tested her resilience. With nowhere else to go, she is extended a helping hand by clergyman St. John Rivers (Jamie Bell) and his family. As she recuperates in the Rivers' Moor House and looks back upon the tumultuous events that led to her escape, Jane wonders if the past is ever truly past ..."--Container
The Other Boleyn Girl by Natalie Portman( Visual )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by true events, a moving drama exploring the passion and heartbreak of the women who risked everything in their fight for equality in early 20th century Britain. The story centers on Maud, a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.'s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst, Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life
Brick Lane by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazneen is a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in London during the 1980s. She leaves behind her beloved sister and home, for an arranged marriage and a new life. In a loveless marriage to the middle aged Chanu, she feels trapped within the four walls of her flat in East London. She begins to fear that her soul is quietly dying. Meanwhile, her sister Hasina, continues to live a carefree life back in Bangladesh. Nazneen struggles to accept her lifestyle and tries to keep her head down in spite of life's blows. She soon discovers that life cannot be avoided and she is forced to confront life the day that the hotheaded young Karim comes knocking at her door
Sylvia by Christine Jeffs( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia Plath was one of the most inspirational women of the twentieth centuries. She knew the instant she met the poet Ted Hughes she had found her black marauder. From their initial youthful spark grew an epic love affair between two literary geniuses. Feeding off each others violent passion they struggled to forge their own independent poetry, whilst enraptured with each other. Sylvia embraces every nuance of feeling, wit, passion and despair in the pursuit of creative mastery and perfect love. It takes us beyond the myth of a legendary writer, behind the romance, and behind the tragedy, to recreate the most devastating love story of our time
Tulip fever by Deborah Moggach( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of seventeenth century Amsterdam
Five minutes of heaven by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1975, 17-year-old Irish-Protestant Alistair Little assassinated the 19-year-old Catholic, Jim Griffin in his Ulster home. The murder was witnessed by Joe, Griffin's 11-year-old brother. Thirty years later, Alistair has been rehabilitated and released from prison, while Joe remains traumatized and bitter. When a television talk show decides to bring them together for a live on-air reconciliation, the two must come face-to-face with their own worlds of pain, violence and vengeance
Case histories( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jackson Brodie takes on the case of a girl who disappeared 30 years ago, helps a crime novelist who becomes involved in a road rage incident, investigates the mystery of a novelist's holiday in Russia, and looks for another missing girl after being released from jail
Tamara Drewe by Stephen Frears( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamara Drewe was an ugly duckling when she left town. Years later, she is a sexy swan who has returned to her hometown after the death of her mother. Her plans are to refurbish the family home and put it on the market. It isn't long before Tamara finds herself pursued by three men from her past: Andy, her former boyfriend, Ben, the drummer with a local rock band, and Nicholas, the boy she was infatuated with in her teens
Somewhere between by Ann Bocutti( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the experiences of four teenage girls of Chinese birth adopted by families in the U.S. Examines questions of race and identity of the adoptees. The young women profiled investigate their origins
Lay the favorite by Beth Raymer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth, a Las Vegas cocktail waitress, falls in with Dink, a sports gambler who swoons for her as she proves to be something of a gambling prodigy, earning the initial ire of Dink's wife, Tulip
Toast by Nigel Slater( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delicious love letter to the tastes and smells that a young boy associates with his journey into adulthood. Nigel's mother was always a poor cook, and her addiction to all things canned isn't helping. Nigel, on the other hand, laps up cookbooks as if they were porn, and spends all his free time gazing longingly at the delights offered at Percy Salt's grocery shop
Gemma Bovery by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martin est un ex-bobo parisien, reconverti plus ou moins volontairement en boulanger d'un village normand. De ses ambitions de jeunesse, il lui reste une forte capacité d'imagination, et une passion toujours vive pour la grande littérature, celle de Gustave Flaubert en particulier. On devine son émoi lorsqu'un couple d'Anglais, aux noms étrangement familiers, vient s'installer dans une fermette du voisinage. Non seulement les nouveaux venus s'appellent Gemma et Charles Bovery, mais encore leurs comportements semblent inspirés par les héros de Flaubert. Pour le créateur qui sommeille en Martin, l'occasion est trop belle de pétrir -- outre sa farine quotidienne -- le destin de personnages en chair et en os. Mais la jolie Gemma Bovery, elle, n'a pas lu les classiques, et entend bien vivre sa propre vie"--Publisher's description
Love and other disasters by Alek Keshishian( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assistant at British "Vogue," Jacks adores fixing up her friends, but when it comes to finding the right guy for herself, she's totally clueless. Love comes knocking at her door when she meets sexy photographer Paolo, but will she dare to let her guard down and let romance in?
The other Boleyn girl / #326( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Boleyn is a doe-eyed vixen who is ordered by her power-hungry uncle to bewitch King Henry VIII. Her shy sister Mary has always been in Anne's shadow. Anne is prettier, more accomplished, and desired by many men. So when the King picks Mary as his mistress, Anne turns on her sister and schemes to become not only the King's consort, but his new queen. Though the Boleyn girls' mother points out that her 'daughters are being traded like cattle for the advancement of men, ' it is Anne who ultimately throws her slight weight around to bully Henry into doing her bidding
Rat( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubert Flynn enjoys three loves in his life: his nightly beer, betting on the horses, and his eccentric wife - in the order. One night he comes home from the pub and turns into a rat. When a local reporter offers to write a book about the family's plight, the opportunity to cash in on their experience begins the family's struggle between love of money and their love for Hubert
Chatroom by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William, a dark manipulative teen, opens an online chat room where he meets Jim, Eva, Emily, and Mo. As they become friends in a fantastical cyber reality, William's charisma impresses the others, and he gains influence over their lives. He targets Jim, who already suffers from depression, setting him into a path of self-destruction. As the other teens discover the truth about William, they must escape cyberspace and find Jim in the real world
Case histories( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Jackson Brodie takes on the case of a girl who disappeared 30 years ago, helps a crime novelist who becomes involved in a road rage incident, investigates the mystery of a novelist's holiday in Russia, and looks for another missing girl after being released from jail
 
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