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Image Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 7,628 works in 13,400 publications in 3 languages and 379,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Television plays  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  History 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Image Entertainment (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Image Entertainment (Firm)
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging salesman Willy Loman doesn't understand why his family never attained the greatness and success he had always envisioned
Into the woods by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy tale characters of Little Red Ridinghood, Cinderella, and Jack (and the Beanstalk) are linked together with the characters of a baker and his wife. Their stories intertwine as they all search for something different in the woods. After they have all found happiness, they must band together to fight a giant
The way back by Peter Weir( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941 three men walked out of the Himalayas into India. They has survived a 4,000 mile walk to freedom. While there is disagreement on whether or not this is a true story, this film is a textbook example of the "man vs. Nature-red-in-tooth-and-claw" survival film. Janusz, a Polish prisoner of war, is forced to sign a false confession and shipped off to Siberia to rot in the most brutal prison system in the world--the Gulag. In prison, he meets a renowned Russian actor, an American architect, and a hardened Russian gangster. Janusz convinces six of his fellows to accompany him in an escape, which improbably succeeds, and then the real trial begins--a punishing race against the elements, time, hunger, and fear
The bicycle thief = Ladri di biciclette by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in Italian and English and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The BICYCLE THIEF is Everyman's search for dignity--it is as though the soul of a man had been filmed. The BICYCLE THIEF is about a man, a worker, who must have a bike in order to work at his job. He is desperate, pawns everything to regain his machine, goes to work, has the thing stolen from him while his back is turned, and then goes on a search through Rome to find it. That is about all there is to it. But it happens to be very close to a lyrical masterpiece. And it is is not because we see Rome as it is, or poor people, or rags. It is because these actual details are organized by a humane view of life. The film is unafraid to examine openly, straightforwardly, the terrible distorted destructive world which Man has made for himself
Awakenings by Penny Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams) is a shy research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. The awakening of the first patient proves a rebirth for the doctor, too, as the patient reveals life's simple but sweet pleasures to the introverted doctor. Encouraged by Leonard's stunning recovery, Sayer administers the drug to other patients
Tennessee Williams' The glass menagerie by Anthony Harvey( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda, a faded Southern belle, abandoned wife, and dominating mother, hopes to match her daughter Laura with an eligible "gentleman caller" while her son Tom supports the family. Laura, lame and painfully shy, evades her mother's schemes and reality by retreating to the make-believe world of her glass animal collection. Tom eventually leaves home to become a writer but is forever haunted by the memory of Laura
Encounters at the end of the world( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film, like many from director Werner Herzog, is a poem of oddness and beauty. Investigating the lives of the "professional dreamers" who conduct research at the bottom of the world in Antarctica, he finds a happily cynical lot, who regard climate change and the potential extinction of Homo sapiens in rather a different light than most people. They study penguins, seals, volcanoes, miniscule underwater creatures, and the shifting ice patterns. In this harsh yet beautiful place, where compasses are useless, and the climate is negative 70 degrees Fahrenheit, Herzog finds the scenery splendid, and McMurdo Station research center repellent. For viewers who have wondered why anyone would go to Antarctica, Herzog's film provides some interesting answers, and many scenes capturing the natural beauty of the ice continent
Before the devil knows you're dead by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A payroll executive convinces his brother to help him rob their parent's jewelry store, but something goes wrong with the plan
Doc Martin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the brilliant but socially awkward and neurotic Doc Martin develops an aversion to blood, he abandons his career as a celebrated London surgeon and becomes the only doctor in a sleepy small town where his tactless manner soon has everybody in an uproar. Watch Martin get to know the town's hysterical mix of quirky residents as he finds new ways to put his foot in his mouth
Taxi to the dark side by Alex Gibney( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the torture and killing of an innocent Afghani taxi driver in a gripping probe into reckless abuses of government power. This stunningly crafted narrative demonstrates how one man's life and death symbolizes the erosion of our civil rights
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
War dance( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A depiction of the transformative and uplifting potential of music and dance in the lives of children. Dominic, Rose, and Nancy are three children of the Acholi tribe, living in the war zone displacement camp in Patongo, Uganda. As war refugees, their families have been decimated, their homes lost, and they have been burdened with vivid memories of violence. However, the children are at least able to attend a camp school that offers them inspiration, as they participate in music, song and performance. When they are invited to compete in an annual music and dance festival in their nation's capitol, an opportunity for which all 20,000 Ugandan schools compete, they are given the chance to regain hope and success in their lives
Then she found me by Alice Arlen( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to start a family, New York schoolteacher, April Epner hits a midlife crisis when, in quick succession, her husband unexpectedly abandons her and her adoptive mother dies. She gets another shock when she meets her biological mother, an eccentric, self-centered talk show host, whom at first she rejects. Then the divorced dad of one of her students begins courting April. As her life is turned upside-down, April finds herself opening up in ways she had never imagined
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
Of mice and men by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film adaptation of Steinbeck's novella tells the story of the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fringe characters from Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' take center stage at Elsinore
Management by Stephen Belber( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Cranshaw has a chance meeting with Sue Claussen when she checks into the roadside motel owned by Mike's parents in Arizona. A bottle of wine 'compliments of management' jump starts a cross-country journey and unique courtship between two different kinds of people who are both ultimately looking for the same thing: a sense of happiness. Mike sees something special in button downed Sue that inspires him to take a chance and hit the road to go after her. However, once he reaches Maryland, he finds that Sue has no place for an aimless dreamer in her carefully ordered life. Obsessed with making a difference in the world, Sue falls back in with her ex-boyfriend Jango, who promises her a chance to head his charity operations. Mike finally finds something worth fighting for and the two embark on an interesting journey to discover that their place in the world just might be together
When we left Earth : the NASA missions by Gary Sinise; Tim Goodchild; Kate Botting; Ed Fields; Mary Crisp( Visual )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3, 2, 1, Lift-off! This six-part series chronicles the inside story of NASA's most epic endeavors. In "Ordinary Supermen" NASA and America's first astronauts, the Mercury Seven, are on a journey into the unknown. "Friends and Rivals" recounts the story of the nine astronauts on the Gemini mission, which rehearsed procedures important to future launches. "Landing the Eagle" details the Apollo program, the Apollo 1 disaster, the flights of Apollo 8, 9, and 10, and the tense lunar descent of Apollo 11. "The Explorers" features five successful moon landings - Apollo missions 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17, the 'successful failure' of Apollo 13, and Skylab. "The Shuttle" looks at that program, including the maiden voyage, the Challenger disaster, and the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. "A Home In Space" centers on repairing the Hubble Space Telescope, construction of the International Space Station, and the Columbia re-entry disaster of 2003. Told by the astronauts and engineers who were there, this series celebrates NASA's triumphs and tragedies, and the history of American space exploration
Sunday in the park with George by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat
Lost in Austen by Dan Zeff( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored bank worker Amanda Price literally becomes lost in her favorite Austen book after she finds a strange portal in her bathroom and swaps places with its heroine, Elizabeth Bennet. Once she gets entangled in the affairs of the Bennet family and dashing Mr. Darcy, things do not always go according to the novel
 
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