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Fine Line Features

Overview
Works: 243 works in 1,052 publications in 5 languages and 42,167 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Biography  Documentary films  Sports films  Nonfiction films  Independent films  Historical films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Fine Line Features
 
Most widely held works by Fine Line Features
Maria full of grace by Joshua Marston( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 1,940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria, a poor Columbian teenager, is desperate to leave a soul-crushing job. She accepts an offer to transport packets of heroin -- which she swallows -- to the United States. The ruthless world of drug trafficking proves to be more than for which she bargained
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Spaniard Ramon Sampedro fights a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life. The film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gift of his love, these two women are inspired to accomplish things they never previously thought possible. Despite his wish to die, Ramón taught everyone he encountered the meaning, value and preciousness of life
Shine by Scott Hicks( Visual )

19 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pianist David Helfgott, driven by his father and teachers, has a breakdown. Years later he returns to the piano, to popular if not critical acclaim
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. Hospital. He is also a comic book fan who befriends the young illustrator Robert Crumb and is soon inspired to create comic books based on his own life. Along his bumpy journey he meets, marries and falls in love with Joyce, an admiring comic book seller
Twelfth night, or, What you will( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of twins 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
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s England, a devoted wife and mother secretly helps women terminate unwanted pregnancies. She doesn't see herself as someone who performs illegal abortions, but as someone who simply helps women in need. When she is arrested, her entire world unravels
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
Hoop dreams( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the high school careers of two young, African-American men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A look at the life of Cuban author Reinaldo Arenas, from childhood in Cuba to his death in New York City. His writings and homosexuality get him in trouble with Castro's Cuba and he spends two years in prison before leaving for the United States. Victimized by a government that banned his books and jailed him for a crime he didn't commit, [poet] Reinaldo [Arenas] endured unspeakable persecution in a courageous stand against censorship and oppression. Without a country, but not without integrity, he fled to America where he continued to fight for personal expression and produced a stirring body of work."--Container
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )

33 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selma, a Czechoslovakian immigrant, is a single mother working in a factory in rural America circa 1964. She is also afflicted by a hereditary disease, which will cost her her sight. Determined to protect her 10-year-old son from the same fate, Selma is saving her money to get him an operation. In the evenings, Selma escapes by rehearsing for a production of The Sound of Music with her best friend. When a neighbor betrays her trust, Selma's life spirals out of control and the lines between reality and fantasy blur
The sweet hereafter by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens descends upon a small town. With promises of retribution and a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of the grieving community, Stephens begins his investigation into the details of the crash. But beneath the town's calm, he uncovers a tangled web of lies, deceit and forbidden desires that mirrors his own troubled personal life. Gradually, we learn that Stephens has his own agenda and that everyone has secrets to keep
My own private Idaho( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike, a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him, and Scott, the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire, embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home
Birth by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow for ten years, Anna is looking forward to getting remarried when a mysterious boy appears claiming to be the reincarnation of her late husband
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedwig, a surgically botched transsexual from East Germany, travels the States with his band, playing a string of Red Lobster-type restaurants to audiences rendered incredulous by his boyish brand of girl glam; he reveals his story in flashbacks between musical numbers. For Hedwig, who exists in an indeterminate but politically charged space between freedom and frustration, life is about looking for her personal dividing wall - to smash it into ruin
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to save money on production costs, a movie production crew moves into a small town in Vermont. The crew soon discovers that their much needed "prop" has burned down, the star can't keep his pants zipped, the starlet won't take off her top and the locals want a piece of the action
Elephant by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistic drama that takes the viewer inside an American high school on one single, ordinary day that very rapidly turns tragic. It observes the comings and goings of its characters from a safe distance. The experiences of each student range from friendly and innocent to traumatic and deeply disturbing
Once were warriors by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a poor suburb of Auckland, Jake and Beth Heke live a life defined by drunken parties, unstable friendships, and confrontations with authorities. Jake, a complex man with a rascal's charm, is weighted down by a quick temper, alcoholism, and an evil streak of male entitlement. Beth's beauty has been scarred by broken dreams and Jake's beefy fists. Yet her inner strength and desire to save her family make her the solid center around which this story of tragedy and hope is constructed
Short cuts( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation, a group of peoples' lives in Los Angeles intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. While they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, these same folks also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away. A look at human life and American culture with over 20 lives interweaving
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years ago, Paulina Escobar had her life shattered when she was taken prisoner and tortured by a sadistic doctor. Now, through a chance encounter, she may have found the man responsible for her nightmares and tonight he's going to pay. But how far will she go to get even? And how can she be sure, after so many years, that she has found the right man?
Ripley's game by Patricia Highsmith( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living a life of luxury, Ripley attends a party thrown by Jonathan Trevanny and overhears the host making critical comments about Ripley's fashion sense. Enraged, Ripley immediately plots his retaliation. This comes via his former business partner Reeves. Reeves seeks out Ripley's help in finding an unrecognized assassin to kill a Russian gangster, and Ripley suggests he talk to Trevanny. Trevanny reluctantly accepts the offer and the situation quickly spirals out of control to the point of drawing the attention of the Russian mob, forcing Ripley to intervene
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mar adentro = The sea inside
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The playerBefore night fallsDancer in the darkThe sweet hereafterMy own private IdahoShort cuts
Alternative Names
Fine Line Cinema

Fine Line Features film production company

Fine Line Features Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

FineLine Cinema

FineLine Features

New Line Cinema Corporation Fine Line Features

佳线电影公司

Languages
English (272)

Spanish (40)

Turkish (3)

French (1)

Italian (1)