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Circle Films

Overview
Works: 42 works in 178 publications in 5 languages and 5,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film noir  Gangster films  Crime films  Road films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Circle Films
Raising Arizona by Joel Coen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con and a police officer decide to get married and start a family. To their dismay, they discover that they can neither have nor adopt children. Desperate, they resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of the wealthy Arizona family. However, their attempt at living a normal life is complicated by neurotic co-workers, two fugitives, and a mysterious bounty hunter
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

48 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire about a New York playwright who relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays and experiences writer's block
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During prohibition two gangland bosses struggle for control over a city, with one of the boss's lieutenants caught in the middle
Raising Arizona/Fargo. by Nicolas Cage( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising Arizona: A desperate couple who cannot have children resort to kidnapping one of the newborn quintuplets of a wealthy Arizona family
Vesničko má středisková / My sweet little village / Circle Films ; [presented by] Ben Barenholtz ; Československý Filmexport ; directed by Jiří Menzel ; written by Zdeněk Svěrák ; script editor, Václav Sašek( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2019 in Czech and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dumptruck driver who's fed up with his simpleton partner, the wise town doctor who regularly wrecks his car, and an adulterous wife with a violently jealous husband are some of the characters in this comedy of rural Czech village life. Celebrates village life with gentle observations of commonplace events
Caught( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mysterious drifter lands in a Jersey City fish shop and changes its owners' live forever ... Grateful for a chance at life off the street, Nick eagerly helps Joe at the shop and Betty around the house. But emotional entanglements ensue when Nick's role as Joe's "newfound son" competes with his growing desire for Betty. When Joe and Betty's son Danny moves back home and finds Nick installed in his old bedroom, his jealousy and rage explode, exposing the undertow of lust that threatens to tear apart his family and their dreams."--Container
The navigator : a mediaeval odyssey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time-travel adventure that begins in 14th century England, where the dreaded Black Death is wiping out whole cities all over Europe. A group of desperate villagers led by the vision of a young boy, sets off for a remote cave where they hope to find the answer to escaping the plague. They emerge in a bustling 20th century city
Blood simple by Joel Coen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critically acclaimed thriller set in rural Texas combines chilling suspense with an offbeat humor to create an all-American version of the classic "film noir."
Bye bye blues by Anne Wheeler( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a WWII wife & mother who joins a local dance band to provide for family while husband at war. Romantic involvement with one of the band members make her decisions difficult when husband returns from war. Story watches the the progression of the band as it grows into a popular, successful recording and touring group
Arizona junior by Joel Coen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once he decides to give up crime, a small-time robber proposes to a pretty cop. But when the newlyweds learn they can't conceive a baby, they decide to steal one from a couple who seem to have one to spare, since they just had quintuplets!
The Houses are full of smoke : [En el humo de esta epoca]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1 (58 min.) describes the devastation caused by CIA involvement in Guatemala. Vol. 2 (58 min.) examines the terror campaigns and assassinations of the Salvadorian army against the Salvadorian people. Vol. 3 (58) min.) demonstrates the "unique counter to American adventurism in Central America" provided by the Nicaraguan revolution.--cf. Publisher's publicity release
Barton Fink (v.f.)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trendy playwright is trying to write a simple movie script, but to his misfortune has a bit of writer's block
Un Cadavre sous le Chapeau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
Blackmale( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action explodes when two con men end up in a showdown with the cops, a loan shark and a psychotic doctor who takes them all on a ride after $100,000 in cash
Distant harmony : Pavarotti in China by Luciano Pavarotti( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luciano Pavarotti arrived in China in June of 1986 to perform for the Chinese people. This film presents a look at that tour and includes the tenor performing selections from Rigoletto, L'Arlesiana, Pagliacci, La Boheme, Turandot
The Houses are full of smoke = En el humo de esta epoca( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Nicaraguan revolution and the U.S. government's support and aid to the government
The Houses are full of smoke = En el humo de esta epoca( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the social and structural devastation resulting from CIA involvement in Guatemala
Whatever( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teen faces her impending adulthood in the carefree sex and drug revolution years of the early 80's prior to fears of AIDS
The Houses are full of smoke = En el humo de esta epoca( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the terror campaigns and assassinations of the Salvadorian army against the Salvadorian people
Lionel by Raoul de La Tour-Du-Pin Verclause( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1968 a young aboriginal boxer with a charming smile punched his way to history when he stopped Fighting Harada in Japan over fifteen rounds. His name was Lionel Rose and he became the undisputed world bantamweight champion. Two hundred and fifty thousand people hit the streets of Melbourne to welcome him back and he went on to become a symbolic figure in the interracial politics of the times. Combining a remarkable selection of archival and present day observational footage and interviews, the film explores how Lionel became a mythic sporting figure and his struggle with the dimensions of that myth in his everyday life
 
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