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American Zoetrope (Firm)

Works: 127 works in 338 publications in 7 languages and 31,055 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Horror films  Ghost films  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Teen films 
Roles: Originator, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by American Zoetrope (Firm)
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 2,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
Sleepy Hollow by Tim Burton ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 2,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this version of Washington Irving's classic tale, Ichabod Crane is an eccentric investigator sent to Sleepy Hollow to probe a series of murders allegedly committed by a headless horseman
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Columbia Pictures ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and Turkish and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the 14-year-old ill-fated Archduchess of Austria and later Queen of France. Marie Antoinette has became one of the most misunderstood and abused woman in history, from her birth in Imperial Austria. And how the young woman must grow up in front of the entire country of France
The rainmaker by John Grisham ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudy is a young lawyer fresh out of college who takes the case of his life. He is the only hope of an elderly couple whose insurance company will not pay for an operation that could save their son's life. Rudy takes on this client in his first case after the head of his law office has to hide because he's wanted by the feds. He must overcome many obstacles inside and outside the courtroom as he attempts to find out what it means to be a lawyer and how far you have to go before you become a sell-out
The odyssey by Andreĭ Sergeevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Thai and held by 1,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the greatest epics of the ancient world is Homer's engaging and edifying tale recounting the journey of Odysseus, king of Ithaca and mastermind of the Greek victory in the Trojan War
My family Mi familia by Gregory Nava ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished for Paco Sanchez and his family
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a promising young doctor who, devastated by the death of his mother during child birth, becomes obsessed with bringing the dead back to life. His experiments lead to the creation of a creature which Frankenstein has put together from the remains of corpes. The creature turns into a monster when Dr. Frankenstein rejects him. Sticking close to the original novel, the film guides us through the story of Frankenstein's quest for knowledge, and his creature's search for his "father"
The outsiders by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three brothers and their friends are on the poor side of the rich-poor divide in their small town. When members of both groups show signs of friendliness to the other, those who want things to stay the way they are seek to punish the transgressors
Somewhere by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty, moving, and empathetic look into the orbit of actor Johnny Marco. You have probably seen him in the tabloids; Johnny is living at the legendary Chateau Marmont hotel in Hollywood. He has a Ferrari to drive around in, and a constant stream of girls and pills to stay in with. Comfortably numbed, Johnny drifts along. Then, his 11-year-old daughter Cleo from his failed marriage arrives unexpectedly at the Chateau. Their encounters encourage Johnny to face up to where he is in life
The bling ring by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by actual events, The Bling Ring tells the story of a group of fame-obsessed teenagers living in the suburbs of Los Angeles who use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their empty homes. Ringleader Rebecca leads the group of misfits including Marc, Nicki, Sam and Chloe on the ultimate heist for designer clothes and jewelry; and what starts out as teenage fun quickly spins out of control
The virgin suicides by Sofia Coppola ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the mid-1970s, in a sleepy Michigan community, live the Lisbon sisters, five teenagers whose beauty has bewitched a group of neighborhood boys. Isolated by their over-protective parents, they move like fleeting visions against the suburban landscape, luminous and unattainable. But when school hunk Trip Fontaine convinces Lux Lisbon and her sisters to go to the prom, the boys' romantic fantasies threaten to come true - until they are engulfed in a stunning chain of events that will change their lives forever." -- Container
THX 1138 by George Lucas ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A man whose mind and body are controlled by the government ... makes a harrowing attempt to escape from a world where thoughts are controlled, freedom is an impossibility and love is the ultimate crime."--Container
Buddy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gertrude Lintz, a New York socialite who believes that animals should not be caged, raises a gorilla named Buddy and reluctantly realizes that he is not suited for city life
Jeepers creepers ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alone on a desolate highway, two homebound teens are nearly run off the road by a dementd tailgater. Later they spot this maniac disposing a body down into a sewer pipe. When they stop to investigate, they realize the horrible mistake they have made. The unspeakable evil maniac now intends to make them his next victims
Youth without youth by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Romania is on the brink of war with Germany and linguistics professor Dominic Matei has little left to live for. On Easter Day 1938, he crosses the street and is struck by a bolt of lightning. Badly burned and nearly dead, he amazes the doctors by healing in only a short time. He defies science and ages in reverse from 70 to 40. There's seemingly no limit to the wonder and love he can find in his new youth. He pursues lost dreams, endless knowledge and the secrets of life until his secret is discovered. Now he must use his increased intelligence to keep his powerful secret safe from the wicked powers that would use it for evil."--Container
Tetro by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naive, 17-year-old Bennie goes to Buenos Aires to search for his older brother whom he has not seen for ten years. With the success of their father Carlo, a renowned symphony conductor, the family moved from Argentina to New York. When Bennie finds his brother, Tetro, he is surprised to find that he is not the person he remembered. While staying with Tetro and his girlfriend Miranda, the two brothers grapple with the haunting experiences of their shared past
Jeepers creepers II by Victor Salva ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every 23 years for 23 days he comes to feast. On the 23rd day a bus becomes stranded on the dreaded East 9 Highway while returning home from winning the championship game. The passengers, a group of basketball players, cheerleaders, and coaches, quickly realize that there's more to fear than a broken down bus when The Creeper descends mercilessly upon them. As his feeding frenzy draws to a close, The Creeper needs the sort of nourishment only a vital group of young athletes can provide, and to survive the night, the terrified teens will have to fight to their dying breaths
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.12 for The secret ... to 0.25 for My family ...)
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English (178)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
French (1)
Turkish (1)
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