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Genius Products, Inc

Works: 443 works in 788 publications in 4 languages and 75,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Animated films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Documentary films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Genius Products, Inc
Sicko by Michael Moore( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and French and held by 2,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Michael Moore critiques the American health care system, focusing especially on the HMOs, drug companies, and congressmen who profit from the status quo. Also includes an analysis of the health care systems in Canada, England, France and Cuba, where free universal health care is the norm
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What have we learned (and what might we have forgotten) from history's bloody backwash? Guilt, love, and history are three skeins, woven together to create human beings or, alternately, human monsters. The question of wartime culpability undergirds the May-December romance in postwar Berlin between Hanna, a weary-looking, sexually rapacious streetcar ticket-taker and Michael, a young schoolboy whom she seduces, ravenously and to his great delight. One day, Hanna is gone, with no explanation, and Michael grows into a promising young law student. His class attends a trial, where the new Germany judges the past and, by default, the lovers as well."--Container
Miss Potter by Chris Noonan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeune femme de l'époque victorienne, élevée dans la morale stricte de l'époque victorienne, Beatrix Potter va tout connaître: des affres de la création, au succès aussi fulgurant qu'inattendu, de la soumission à la morale bourgeoise familiale à la liberté du grand amour. Séparée par la maladie de l'homme de sa vie, Beatrix surmontera toutes les épreuves sous l'oeil amusé et complice de ses personnages
Vicky Cristina Barcelona by Woody Allen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicky is a smart, sensible brunette. Cristina is an amorous, freethinking blonde. They've just arrived in Barcelona, where they will be spending the summer. Sultry Spanish painter Juan Antonio introduces himself and immediately offers to whisk them away for a weekend of sightseeing and threesomes. But there is an ex-wife, who soon appears. Maria Elena is wildly beautiful, wildly brilliant, wildly moody, and wildly wild. There is wine, melancholy music, soulful talk of art and emotions and tales tempestuous relationships. The city is magnificent, and everybody finishes the summer a little wiser and with a lifetime of memories. What more could you ask?
1408 by Mikael Håfström( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror
The nanny diaries by Shari Springer Berman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annie is a young girl from a working-class neighborhood who suddenly finds herself working as a nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan's Upper East Side. Between catering to the every whim of her employers and their precocious son and falling in love with their gorgeous neighbor, Annie tries to figure out what she wants to do with her life
I'm not there by Todd Haynes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicting the different stages and changes in Bob Dylan's career, six actors each portray the musician at different points of his life, creating a patchwork of personalities, attitudes, interests and ambitions
Transamerica by Duncan Tucker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pre-operative transsexual learns that she fathered a child years earlier
The Wind That Shakes the Barley by Ken Loach( Visual )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland, 1920. Damien O'Donovan is leaving for London for an internship, until the dreaded Black and Tans attack his hurling mates, killing one for not speaking English. Thus sidetracked by the Irish War for Independence, Damien is convinced by his brother Teddy to throw his lot in with the IRA. Damien is a purist, an idealist, and therefore marked for a tragic destiny, while Teddy is a fatefully pragmatic politician. These differences between the brothers propel the film through its terrible final act, as the signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty establishes the Irish Free State, splits the Republican movement, and unleashes the Irish Civil War
Hoodwinked by Corey Edwards( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Red Riding Hood, Granny, the Big Bad Wolf, and the Woodsman all face Detective Flippers as he attempts to determine the real events of the Little Red Riding Hood story
Arthur and the invisibles by Luc Besson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur sets out to save his family's home from real estate developers when his grandfather mysteriously disappears. When he finds his grandfather's ancient clues of treasure, he unlocks a passageway that leads to a spectacular world with little people
Alex Rider Operation Stormbreaker by Geoffrey Sax( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Rider has been trained since birth for a career as a spy. It's not until his beloved uncle, Ian Rider, dies that Alex learns of his intended purpose in life. At just 14, Alex is not sure he can do all that is required of a super spy. Without much choice he is taken under the wing of Britain's secret intelligence service. The Special Operations Division of the MI6 sends Alex on a mission which could save or cost millions their lives. As Alex embarks on his greatest challenge yet, he learns all is not as it seems. Equipped with super spy training, Alex is prepared to deal with whatever comes his way
The matador by Richard Shepard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling salesman forms an unexpected bond with a lonely hit man who suspects he's "lost his touch."
Grace is gone by James C Strouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Phillips is a sad, disconnected man unable to tell his young daughters that their mother, a soldier, has died in Iraq. Instead, he takes the girls on a road trip, where their innocent charm helps him rediscover a healing joy he thought he'd lost forever
The reef by Richard Tognetti( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pi, an orphaned fish, escapes the fisherman's net to move in with his aunt on an exotic coral reef, he meets his true love, Cordelia. But before Pi can start his life with Cordelia, he must outsmart the bully tiger shark also determined to win her heart
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in French and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the last years of World War II, a group of North African soldiers, largely Muslims, enlist to free France--a country they consider their motherland, even though they've never set foot in it--from the Nazis. The story is told through four characters: Abdelkader, a corporal who hopes to be promoted to sergeant; Messaoud, an ace marksman who fall in love with a beautiful Frenchwoman; Yassir, a Berber peasant who needs the money to marry off his younger brother; and Saïd, who leaves as his own father did in WWI, because he feels it's his duty. They give their all, despite getting little respect or recognition, and suffering the privations of those habitually discriminated against. These 'native' soldiers selflessly fought for a France they had never seen, and the film records their past heroics to give dignity to the generations of today and the future
El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, who has been dubbed El Cid by his followers, vows to see his country at peace, free from the invader. Showing clemency to some emirs, he faces treason charges at court. His accuser, Gomez, father of his fiancee, Chimene, dies in the resulting duel. Chimene's avowed vengeance plot fails and Rodrigo is given her hand. When King Ferdinand dies, his kingdom is divided between his three children. Sancho challenges the decision and imprisons Alfonso, who is released by El Cid. Then Sancho is assassnated by an African war-lord. Alfonso now claims that throne, too, and exiles El Cid. Chimene realizes the nobility of her husband and joins him. The years pass and El Cid becomes a revered warrior, but refuses to aid Alfonso. He lays siege to Valencia, catapulting food into its starving garrison. The Valencians kill their evil ruler and offer the crown to El Cid. He sends it to Alfonso, who rushes to his side. But El Cid has been hit by a stray arrow. Attended by Chimene, he hides the wound from his men and prepares a final bid to drive the Moors from Spain
Doogal( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends must step forward as unlikely heroes to recover three magic diamonds, reverse the onset of a brutal winter and return the evil ice sorcerer Zeebad to his prison beneath the ground
Shut up & sing Dixie Chicks by Dixie Chicks (Musical group)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows The Dixie Chicks, the top-selling female band ever, from the time of lead singer Natalie Maines infamous anti-Bush statement in 2003 through the triumphant release of their 2006 "comeback" album, "Taking the Long Way."
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