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Fine Line Features

Overview
Works: 204 works in 932 publications in 5 languages and 42,735 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Biography  Documentary films  Sports films  Independent 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 1,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria, jeune et belle Colombienne de 17 ans et enceinte, veut quitter son pays car elle ne supporte plus d'être exploitée par son employeur et sa famille. Un mafieux local et des milliers de dollars la convainquent de devenir une 'mule' pour le compte d'un trafiquant. Avaler des capsules de drogues semble à Maria une manière facile d'échapper la pauvreté. Ce n'est qu'en avion à direction des Etats-Unis qu'elle se rend compte des énormes risques d'une telle opération
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramón Sampedro wants to end his life because a diving accident 28 years before that turned him into a quadriplegic. For most of those years he made the most of it: writing, developing a close relationships with his family, who all help to care for him. While grateful to his family and friends for their help, Ramón was always an active person. He has come to see his life as frustrating and pointless and wishes to die with what remains of his dignity. Gené is a friend who works with a "Right to Die" organization who introduces Ramón to Julia, a lawyer he hopes will help him persuade the courts to let him end his own life. As Ramón and Julia work together on his case, Ramón finds himself falling in love with his attorney, but Ramón remains convinced that the greatest gift to him would be an end to his life
Shine by Scott Hicks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of troublesome twins who win the heart of an entire kingdom
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a little-known working-class everyman, and first-class curmudgeon, Harvey Pekar, who creates underground comic books. Stars Paul Giamatti
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,351 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
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain
Hoop dreams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,319 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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,163 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 )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,111 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 )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tenacious lawyer comes to a small Canadian community after a tragic schoolbus accident in which several children were killed. His investigations unveil hidden secrets in the town as he also confronts his own troubled life
My own private Idaho( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,032 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 )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before remarrying, a woman is confronted by a 10 year old boy claiming to be her late husband reincarnated
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 908 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 )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 843 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 )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 796 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 "Warriors" story of tragedy and hope is constructed
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 688 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
An angel at my table : a trilogy by Jane Campion( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 676 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
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 676 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?
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mar adentro = The sea inside
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

Languages
English (258)

Spanish (37)

Turkish (3)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
The playerBefore night fallsDancer in the darkThe sweet hereafterMy own private IdahoShort cutsAn angel at my table : a trilogy