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Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 344 works in 628 publications in 4 languages and 92,403 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Case studies  Military history  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Food, Inc by Robert Kenner ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Enron the smartest guys in the room by Alex Gibney ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles Enron's fall from being one of the top ten businesses in the United States to one of the largest corporate scandals leading to bankruptcy
Man on wire by James Marsh ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On August 7th, 1974, a young Frenchman named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's Twin Towers. After dancing for nearly an hour on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, and brought to jail, before finally being released. This extraordinary documentary incorporates Petit's personal footage to show how he overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges to achieve the artistic crime of the century"--Container
Jesus camp by Heidi Ewing ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first-ever look into an intense training ground that recruits born-again Christian children to become an active part of America's political future. Follow these children at summer camp in Devil's Lake, North Dakota as they hone their 'prophetic gifts'
Melancholia by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Justine (Kirsten Dunst) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgåard) celebrate their marriage at a sumptuous party in the home of Justine's sister Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg), and brother-in-law John (Kiefer Sutherland). Despite Claire's best efforts, the wedding is a fiasco with family tensions mounting and relationships fraying. Meanwhile, a planet called Melancholia is heading directly towards Earth threatening the very existence of humankind"--Container
No end in sight ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insiders' observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officials, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts. Examines the U.S. policy decisions surrounding the invasion and their consequences in Iraq, including such issues as low U.S. troop levels, the uncontrolled looting of Baghdad, the purging of professionals from the Iraqi government, the disbanding of the national military, and the subsequent surge of civil and political chaos
The world's fastest Indian by Roger Donaldson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burt Munro, a Kiwi from far south New Zealand has been building and rebuilding his motorcycle for the last 40 years, dreaming of the day when he and the bike can go to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats and see what they can really do. When Burt's heart goes bad on him, his dreaming is threatened to come to an end. Luckily, Burt is not ready to stop dreaming. He decides to mortgage his house and bring his dream to life. He and the motorcycle head for America to participate in 'Speed Week'. His journey from Long Beach to Utah brings him through a cross section of American 'characters'. Each recognizes in Burt, that burning desire to achieve a dream and each helps him in the way that they can to make that dream happen. When Burt finally stands on Bonneville Salt Flats, by himself thinking of all the greatness that has transpired here and now he, Burt Munro, can at last test himself on this 'sacred ground'
Låt den rätte komma in Let the right one in ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Swedish and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12-year-old Oskar is a fragile and bullied boy who finds love and revenge when he meets Eli. Eli is a beautiful but peculiar girl he befriends. She has moved into his building. Oskar does not know that she and her father are vampires. When strange disappearances and murders start happening in the town, suspicions mount from her neighbors and police. Eli must move on to stay alive or stay to help Oskar the only way she knows how
Page one inside the New York Times ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary chronicles the transformation of The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk, as the Internet redefines the media industry by surpassing print as the main source of news. At the heart of the film is the burning question on the minds of everyone who cares about a rigorous American press, Times lover or not: what will happen if the fast-moving future of media leaves behind the fact-based, original reporting that helps to define our society? This up-close look at factors and actors that produce the "daily miracle" of a great news organization is a nuanced portrait of journalists continuing to produce extraordinary work under increasingly difficult circumstances
Freakonomics by Steven D Levitt ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by renowned economists Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent years
Maxed out ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Take a journey deep inside the American style of debt, where things seem fine as long as the minimum monthly payment arrives on time. Shocking and incisive, it paints a picture of a national nightmare, which is all too real for most"--Container
Two lovers by James Gray ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Leonard moves back into the home he grew up in to mend a broken heart, he meets two women in quick succession. Michelle is a mysterious and beautiful neighbor. Sandra is the lovely and caring daughter of a businessman who is buying out his family's dry-cleaning business. Leonard is forced to make an impossible decision, between desire and the comfort of love, or risk falling back into the same darkness that nearly killed him
Jiro dreams of sushi ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A quiet yet enthralling documentary that chronicles the life of Jiro Ono, the most famous sushi chef in Tokyo. For most of his 85 years, Jiro has been perfecting the art of making sushi. He works from sunrise to well beyond sunset to taste every piece of fish; meticulously train his employees; and carefully mold and finesse the impeccable presentation of each sushi creation. Although his restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro only seats ten diners, it is a phenomenon in Tokyo that has won the prestigious 3-Star Michelin review, making him the oldest Michelin chef alive. JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI chronicles Jiros life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world, and as a loving yet complicated father of two
Blackfish ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion on the keeping of intelligent creatures in captivity. Employs the story of Tilikum, the notorious performing whale who, unlike orcas in the wild, has taken the lives of several people while in captivity
The queen of Versailles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. The film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches-to-rags success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream
Is anybody there? ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Edward lives in his family-run retirement home. While his mother struggles to keep the family business afloat and his father copes with the onset of a mid-life crisis, Edward leads an increasingly lonely existence until he meets Clarence, a retired magician and grieving widower who refuses to give in gracefully to old age
A place at the table ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the issue of hunger in America and proposes new solutions to the problem
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author, but when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable
Marley ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. MARLEY is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best
Io sono l'amore ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair
 
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English (71)
Swedish (5)
Japanese (4)
Italian (1)