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Fine Line Features

Overview
Works: 252 works in 1,107 publications in 5 languages and 40,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Biographies 
Roles: prn, Producer, isb
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una inteligente y alegre chica de tan sólo 17 años, María Álvarez (Catalina Sandino Moreno) vive en una zona rural no muy lejos de Bogotá, en Colombia, María sueña con su independencia y con un mejor futuro, sin embargo, cuando la oprtunidad de hacer buen dinero convirtiéndose en "mula" del narco se presenta, la idealista joven se ve de pronto sumergida en el violento mundo del tráfico de drogas. Decidida a lograr su objetivo aún a expensas de su vida, su primer encargo se convierte así en una cruzada de supervivencia y determinación de la que habrá de emerger, si es que lo consigue, arnada de la gracia que podría conducirla a una nueva vida
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 1,821 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 )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the true story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,500 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 by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 1,331 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
Vera Drake by Mike Leigh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 1,265 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
The player by Robert Altman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood studio executive gets away with murder
Before night falls by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,115 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
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and held by 1,110 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
Dancer in the dark by Lars von Trier( Visual )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,101 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 )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 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
Birth by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 898 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
State and Main by David Mamet( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film crew visits a small town and finds the residents are ready and willing to give up all of their values for a little showbiz and glamour
Elephant by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John, quinze ans, se rend en voiture à son école secondaire à Portland, en Oregon. Il a pris le volant, son père qui devait l'y accompagner étant entré ivre à la maison. À cause de cet événement, John est en retard en classe et doit essuyer les réprimandes du directeur de lʹécole. Élias, un autre élève, photographie en vue de monter un album, des élèves plutôt excentriques. Pour leur part, Nathan et Carrie, qui forment un couple, discutent dʹune fête à laquelle ils comptent se rendre. Michelle, jeune fille plutôt timide, décide de ne pas assister à son cours dʹéducation physique et de se rendre plutôt à la bibliothèque. À la cafétéria, un élève discret, souffre-douleur en classe des autres élèves, côtoie trois copines qui discutent de Nathan, le jeune homme qui est avec Carrie et qui suscite leur plus grand intérêt. Après le dîner, le garçon rejeté de ses camarades va refaire surface, armé, accompagné dʹun de ses amis, dans le but de se venger et de provoquer un bain de sang. La journée commencée dans le train-train quotidien pour ces jeunes va tourner au cauchemar
Once were warriors by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 751 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
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 631 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?
Saving Grace by Nigel Cole( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recent widow joins with the caretaker of her estate to use her green thumb for fun and profit
Ripley's game by Patricia Highsmith( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 610 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( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of author Janet Frame, including her poverty-stricken childhood, her misdiagnosis with schizophrenia, and finally her successful career as an author
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Mar adentro = The sea inside
Covers
The playerBefore night fallsDancer in the darkThe sweet hereafterAn angel at my table : a trilogy
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

ファイン・ライン・フィーチャーズ

佳線電影公司 電影製作公司

Languages
English (290)

Spanish (39)

Turkish (3)

French (1)

Italian (1)