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Fine Line Features

Overview
Works: 179 works in 830 publications in 5 languages and 42,636 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Documentary films  Case studies  Sports films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fine Line Features
Hoop dreams by Steve James( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 2,145 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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Spanish and Italian and held by 1,922 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 )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,784 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 )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. Driven by his father and his teachers he experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall
American Splendor by Robert Pulcini( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,515 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 Robert Altman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,374 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Londres 1950. Vera Drake vive con su esposo Stan y sus hijos Sid y Ethel, de una forma modesta pero lo más cercano a la felicidad. Sin embargo, detrás de esta tranquila existencia, Vera guarda un oscuro secreto: sin aceptar pago alguno, ayuda a mujeres a terminar con embarazos no deseados. Cuando una de las jóvenes cae en el hospital luego de uno de estos abortos clandestinos, la policía encuentra a Vera y su mundo comienza a derrumbarse
Short cuts by Robert Altman( Visual )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at human life and American culture with over 20 characters' lives interweaving
My own private Idaho by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 1,290 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 1,170 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 )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,114 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 1,077 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,039 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
Birth by Jonathan Glazer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow for ten years, Anna is looking forward to getting remarried when a mysterious boy appears claiming to be her late husband reincarnated. The boy can recite the most intimate details of Anna's life, and while her mind refuses to believe the impossible, her heart knows the undeniable truth
Hedwig and the Angry Inch by John Cameron Mitchell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 895 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 850 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 )

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
Once were warriors by Lee Tamahori( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame social adapté du roman d'Alan Duff, racontant la descente aux enfers d'une famille aborigène maorie. Beth espère maintenir la cohésion de sa famille tandis que Jake, son mari alcoolique, violent et dégénéré vient de perdre son emploi, que l'un de ses fils s'intègre à un gang également violent et que l'autre est interné dans une maison de redressement. Seule sa fille paraît épargnée par le climat de violence, mais elle se suicide après un viol incestueux. Avec Rena Owen, Temuera Morrison, Mamaengaroa Kerr-Bell, Julian Arahanga, Taungaroa Emile, Rachael Morris
Death and the maiden by Roman Polanski( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 702 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?
An angel at my table : a trilogy by Jane Campion( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 670 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

Fine Line Features Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

FineLine Cinema

FineLine Features

New Line Cinema Corporation Fine Line Features

Languages
English (256)

Spanish (32)

French (2)

Turkish (2)

Italian (1)

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