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Film Four International

Works: 362 works in 943 publications in 6 languages and 23,007 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  History  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Film Four International
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
The Straight story by David Lynch( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis
Happy-go-lucky by Mike Leigh( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her."--IMDb (viewed September 18, 2018.)
Mississippi masala by Mira Nair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African American man and Indian women fall in love and their respective families have to come to terms with it
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the E.M. Forster's novel of requited love
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Hindi and English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krisha, a ten year old boy, has been abandoned in Bombay by his mother. He tries to earn money to go home while he lives in the streets
Into the West by Mike NEWELL( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young brothers living in the Dublin slums run away with a magical horse, trying to recapture their family's traditional life as tinkers and to find the wild west of their imaginations, while their desperate father and the law search for them
Mi vida loca by Angel Aviles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The streets are alive in Echo Park, Los Angeles--alive with passion and anger, with casual moments of love and sudden acts of violence. Gang members Sad Girl and Mousie, once best friends, are now enemies as they have both become pregnant by the same man, Ernesto, a local drug dealer. But when Ernesto is murdered, the balance of power on the street brutally changes and it's time to take sides. As the Echo Park boys deal with Ernesto's murder by searching for revenge, the Echo Park girls arm themselves for another kind of struggle -- the struggle to survive."--Back of container
This is England by Shane Meadows( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Turkish and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12-year-old stumbles upon a dangerous new group of friends--skinheads who offer their friendship, fun and protection in exchange for his loyalty
Naked( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, eloquent, and vicious drifter on the lam in London rejects those who would care for him and hurls himself into a nocturnal odyssey through the city, colliding with a succession of desperate and dispossessed people and scorching everyone in his path
Maurice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge students that fall in love, but must make difficult choices between abiding by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality and following through on their feelings
Alice by Jan Švankmajer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and Czech and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darkness light darkness: A man literally constructs himself within the confines of a very small room--a potent allegory of Švankmajer's life in Eastern Europe
Life is sweet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible true story of two sisters joined by music and torn apart by love for the same man
The long day closes by Terence Davies( Visual )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy who struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. All the while, his family looms large in our peripheral vision as do the menacing bullies of his school
A room with a view( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on E.M. Forster's novel of requited love. A young, independent-minded, upper-class Edwardian woman who is trying to sort out her burgeoning romantic feelings, divided between an enigmatic free spirit she meets on vacation in Florence and the priggish bookworm to whom she becomes engaged back in the more corseted Surrey. Funny, sexy, and sophisticated, this film was a gargantuan art-house hit
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in pre-World War I England, this film concerns the coming of age of two young men who meet at Cambridge and fall in love. Maurice and Clive strugggle with the desires of their hearts and the rigid constraints of society
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
The filth and the fury by The Sex Pistols( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The musical group Sex Pistols was in existence for only 26 months and recorded only one album, yet they changed the face of music forever. This shocking portrait of arguably the most influential and certainly the most notorious rock group of all time documents their rise from the back streets of London, through their crucifixion by the British tabloids and ultimate implosion on tour in America. Culled primarily from the band's own 20-hour-plus archive it includes candid interviews, performances, rehearsals and recording sessions
Shallow grave by Danny Boyle( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three friends find their new roommate dead and a suitcase full of money under his bed, they have no trouble deciding how to dispose of the cash- but the body is a different story. Their troubles are compounded when they meet the men who come to retrieve the money
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