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Fine Line Features

Works: 168 works in 779 publications in 5 languages and 42,629 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Documentary films  Case studies  Sports films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fine Line Features
Hoop dreams by Steve James( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 2,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the high school careers of two men as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball
Maria Full of Grace by Joshua Marston( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria, a poor Columbian teenager, leaves her job at a rose plantation. She accepts an offer to transport packets of heroin to the United States. The world of drug trafficking proves to be more than for which she bargained
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 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 )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,667 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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pekar is a frustrated file clerk working at the local V.A. hospital, 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
The player by Daniele Segre( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When callous movie studio executive Griffin Mill starts receiving anonymous death threats from a rejected screenwriter, his already shaky career begins to crumble. Finally, his desperation drives him to kill--but did he rub out the wrong writer? Relentlessly hounded by a street-wise detective, Griffin falls recklessly in love with the dead man's girlfriend. Then the mysterious threats begin again
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
My own private Idaho by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,283 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
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of 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
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,105 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 )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a tragic schoolbus accident, high-profile lawyer Mitchell Stephens promises 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
Birth by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 988 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the off-Broadway musical hit, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" presents a drama queen getting not only what she needs, but also what she wants: love, unfettered and unconditional. 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 865 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
Once were warriors by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 829 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
Elephant by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 827 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
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and French and held by 727 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 Kathy Burke( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 658 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
An angel at my table : a trilogy by Jane Campion( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true-life story of Janet Frame, New Zealand's most distinguished author. The film follows Frame along her inspiring journey, from a poverty-stricken childhood to a misdiagnosis of schizophrenia and electroshock therapy to, finally, literary fame. Avec Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, Karen Fergusson, Iris Churn, Kevin J. Wilson
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Mar adentro = The sea inside
Alternative Names
Fine Line Cinema

Fine Line Features film production company

FineLine Cinema

FineLine Features

New Line Cinema Corporation Fine Line Features

English (227)

Spanish (28)

French (4)

Turkish (2)

Italian (2)

The playerMy own private IdahoBefore night fallsDancer in the darkThe sweet hereafterAn angel at my table : a trilogy