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Fox Searchlight Pictures

Overview
Works: 500 works in 2,848 publications in 6 languages and 201,131 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  Romance films  Fantasy films  History  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, pre, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fox Searchlight Pictures
Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 3,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamal Malik, an eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, proceeds to come very close to winning twenty million rupees on an Indian game show, and when he is arrested and accused of cheating, he tries to prove his innocence by relating the story of his life
Juno by Jason Reitman( Visual )

38 editions published between 1008 and 2016 in English and French and held by 3,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juno MacGuff is sixteen years-old who after a one-time sexual encounter with her best friend Paulie, learns that she's pregnant. Juno and Paulie like each other, but not enough to start a family, complete with a child. Paulie leaves all the decisions about the baby to Juno. Initially she decides to have an abortion, but can't go through with it. So she decides to have the baby and give it up for adoption. The next step is to find prospective parents for the yet unborn child. In the Pennysaver ad section, Juno finds Mark and Vanessa Loring, a yuppie couple living in the suburbs. Juno likes the Lorings and of her own choosing, she enters into a closed adoption contract with the Lorings. During the second and third trimesters of Juno's pregnancy, which she treats with care but detachment, her relationships with her family, with Paulie, and with the Lorings develop
Little Miss Sunshine by Jonathan Dayton( Visual )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dysfunctional family undertakes a road trip to California in order to allow their 7-year old daughter to participate in the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant
The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson( Visual )

24 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune
The descendants by Alexander Payne( Visual )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife ends up on life support after a boating accident, Hawaiian land baron Matt King discovers she was having an affair, so he takes his two daughters on a trip to Kauai to confront the man she was seeing
Sideways by Alexander Payne( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles a divorced man and Jack his libertine friend take a road trip through California's wine country to celebrate Jack's final bachelor days. They indulge in wine, women and a yearning for the past, but eventually collide with reality
The shape of water by Guillermo del Toro( Visual )

24 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment"--Container
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland. Seeking a change, he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company. Her life, like most in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her mother Erica, a former ballerina who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: new dancer Lily, who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her
Birdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways"--Container
The secret life of bees by Gina Prince-Bythewood( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters, Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping
Three billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri by Martin McDonagh( Visual )

26 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and French and held by 2,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated
Napoleon Dynamite by Jared Hess( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon is a new kind of hero, complete with a tight red 'fro, sweet moon boots, and skills that can't be topped. Napoleon spends his days drawing mythical beasts, duking it out with his older brother, Kip, and trying to avoid his scheming Uncle Rico. When two new friends enter Napoleon's life - shy Deb and mustachioed Pedro - the trio launches a campaign to elect Pedro for class president and make the student body's wildest dreams come true. But if Pedro is to beat stuck-up Summer, Napoleon will have to unleash his own secret weapon
Brooklyn by John Crowley( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ellis, an Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she has the opportunity to find work and a future - and love in the form of Italian-American Tony. When a family tragedy brings her back to Ireland, she finds herself absorbed into her old community, but now with eligible Jim courting her. As she repeatedly postpones her return to America, Ellis finds herself confronting a terrible dilemma - a heart-breaking choice between two men and two countries
Crazy Heart by Scott Cooper( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk the line: "A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins."--IMDB
Beasts of the southern wild by Benh Zeitlin( Visual )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hushpuppy [is] a tenacious six-year-old force of nature in an isolated bayou community. When her tough but loving father Wink ... succumbs to a mysterious malady, the fierce and determined girl bravely sets out on a journey to save him. But Hushpuppy's quest is hindered by a "busted" universe that melts the ice caps and unleashes an army of prehistoric beasts"--Container insert
127 Hours by James Franco( Visual )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In April 2003 Aron Ralston, a 27-year-old hiker, fell and was trapped in a narrow crevasse, his right arm wedged against the rock wall by a boulder. He had gone to Bluejohn Canyon, Utah for a rock-climbing weekend alone. Not telling anyone where he was going and finding himself stuck, he knows he can't expect anyone to come to his rescue. As a trained engineer and a skilled, albeit somewhat careless, outdoorsman, he understands his predicament as a practical challenge, a technical problem
Wild by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seule et à pied, Cheryl Strayed entreprend de parcourir la Pacific Crest Trail, qui part du désert situé à la frontière américano-mexicaine et remonte jusqu'à la frontière canadienne, deux mille kilomètres plus au nord. Mal préparée, la jeune femme de Minneapolis, sans domicile depuis son récent divorce, subit au fil des jours ses premières épreuves: réchaud inopérant, bottes de marche trop petites, soleil brûlant, etc. Heureusement, des rencontres avec d'autres randonneurs lui donnent le courage de continuer. Parallèlement, les souvenirs des événements qui l'ont motivée à entreprendre ce périlleux voyage remontent à la surface. Le visage de sa mère adorée et protectrice, ainsi que celui du mari qu'elle n'a jamais cessé d'aimer, donnent un sens à son chemin de Damas. [Médiafilm]
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the village of Monte Athena in Italy at the turn of the 19th century, necklines are high, parents are rigid, and marriage is seldom a matter of love. Thus, Demetrius and Lysander both want Hermia but she only has eyes for Lysander, while her father wants only Demetrius for his son-in-law. Poor Helena burns hot for Demetrius, who avoids her like the plague. Meanwhile, fairy king Oberon is engaged in a battle of wits with his queen, Titania, and has commanded a trick of Puck, which naturally goes horribly wrong. They are all in the enchanted wood on a midsummer's eve, coming out in the end charged with a gift from the fairies--an enchanted eroticism--that sweeps them away to bed chambers and weddings. The film celebrates love's ability to alter reality while quietly acknowledging that any attempt to portray the feeling of love ultimately falls short
 
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Fox Searchlight Pictures empresa de distribución de películas estadounidense

Fox Searchlight Pictures Filmstudio

Fox Searchlight Pictures Εταιρεία παραγωγής κινηματογραφικών ταινιών

Fox Searchlight Pictures дочерняя киностудия компании 20th Century Fox

Фокс Сърчлайт Пикчърс

فاکس سرچلایت پیکچرز

فوكس سيرش لايت بيكتشرز

فۆکس سێرچ لایت پیکچەرز

폭스 서치라이트 픽처스

フォックス・サーチライト・ピクチャーズ

霍士探照燈影業

福克斯探照灯影业

福斯探照燈影業

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