WorldCat Identities

Strand Releasing (Firm)

Overview
Works: 289 works in 416 publications in 5 languages and 27,302 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Strand Releasing (Firm)
My flesh and blood by Jonathan Karsh( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This deeply affecting film tells the inspiring story of Susan Tom, a single mother caring for 11 adopted special-needs children
Tyrannosaur by Paddy Considine( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph is an unemployed widower, drinker, and a man crippled by his own volatile temperament and furious anger. Hannah is a Christian worker at a charity shop, a respectable woman who appears wholesome and happy. When the pair is brought together, Hannah appears as Joseph's potential saviour, someone who can temper his fury and offer him warmth, kindness, and acceptance. As their story develops, Hannah's own secrets are revealed and Joseph becomes her source of comfort
Gegen die Wand Head-on by Fatih Akin( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un mariage de convenance contracté entre deux Allemands d'origine turque se transforme en admiration mutuelle puis en amour véritable
Kirschblüten - Hanami Cherry blossoms - Hanami ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Only Trudi knows that her husband Rudi is suffering from a terminal illness. She decides not to tell him and convinces him to visit their family in Berlin. When Trudi dies suddenly, Rudi vows to make up for her lost life and takes his last journey to Tokyo in the midst of the cherry blossom festival
Tongues untied by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an experimental amalgam of rap music, street poetry, documentary film, and dance, a gay African-American man expresses what it is like to be gay and black in the United States
The missing picture ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores filmmaker Rithy Panh's quest to create the missing images during the period when the Khmer Rouge ruled over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. The film uses wood figures, archival footage, and narration to recreate his firsthand experiences and those of his family and friends' suffering during the communist regime
Carancho by Pablo Trapero( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sosa is an ambulance-chasing attorney with questionable ethics. Lujan is a young, idealistic doctor, susceptible to corruption. After Lujan and Sosa's paths repeatedly cross, the two form an unlikely romance that is threatened by Sosa's turbulent past
Les femmes du 6ème étage The women on the 6th floor by Philippe Le Guay( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris, 1960. Jean-Louis lives a bourgeois existence with his neurotic socialite wife Suzanne while their children are away at boarding school. The couple's world is turned upside down when they hire Maria, a Spanish maid who introduces Jean-Louis to an alternative reality a few stories up on the sixth floor. Befriending a group of sassy Spanish maids, the women teach him there's more to life than stocks and bonds, and their influence on the house ultimately transforms everyone's life
La fille du RER The girl on the train ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jeanne lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise. The two women get on well together. Louise earns her living by looking after children. Jeanne is half-heartedly looking for a job. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein, a famous lawyer she knew in her youth. They are set on a collision course because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents, a lie that grows into the biggest news and political story of the day."--Container
Oslo, August 31st ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in Norwegian and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anders will soon complete his drug rehabilitation in the countryside. As part of the program, he is allowed to go into the city for a job interview. But he takes advantage of the leave and stays in the city, drifting around, meeting people he hasn't seen in a long while. Anders is smart, handsome, and from a good family, but he is deeply haunted by all the opportunities he has wasted and all the people he has let down
How about you by Anthony Byrne( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellie is a free-spirited and headstrong young woman. She is left in charge of a residential home over the Christmas holidays. Her youth and inexperience bring her into conflict with the four grumpy residents. See how the hilarious antics of this uncivilized group, an unlikely romance, and the gradual solidarity that develops between the residents and Ellie unfold
John Rabe ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a German businessman who rescued more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanking Massacre in China by courageously negotiating a safety zone to protect innocent civilians from the Japanese Army. Drawing from John Rabe's 1937 diaries as source material, Florian Gallenberger has crafted a portrait of a man revered as a saint in China to this day and yet never rewarded for his courage during his lifetime
Un secret by Claude Miller( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage boy learns the shocking secrets about his parents' lives during World War II in this French drama. His father Maxime (Patrick Bruel) was already married to another woman (Ludivine Sagnier), when he fell in love with his mother Tania (Cecile de France). As Jews in occupied France, their lives were under constant threat by the Nazi regime and riven with decisions that continue to haunt them
Anonyma eine frau in Berlin = A woman in Berlin by Max Färberböck( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women become the victims of the Red Army invasion in Berlin in 1945. One of them, Anonyma, an educated woman, decides to look for an officer who can protect her. A complex symbiotic relationship develops between her and Russian officer Andrej that will force them to remain enemies until the bitter end
Cameraman the life & work of Jack Cardiff ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A star-studded documentary about one of the greatest Oscar-winning cinematographers, who captured the beauty of such stars as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Sophia Loren in such memorable classics as The African queen, The red shoes, Barefoot contessa, and Black Narcissus. With a career spanning more than 80 years, the passionate documentary reveals the craft of one of cinema's most indelible image-makers, Jack Cardiff. Includes bonus features
Slipstream by Anthony Hopkins( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A screenwriter, revising the movie he is working on, finds that reality and fiction are blurring together when some of the characters in his film are showing up in real life
Les roseaux sauvages Wild reeds by André Techiné( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in French and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poignant coming-of-age story set in southwest France in 1962 during the Algerian War. Sensitive young François is uncertain of his sexuality as he finds himself more attracted to his classmate Serge than to his platonic girlfriend Maïté. An older boy, Henri, is drawn into the circle, further complicating relationships. Through their passage into adulthood, the four experience a series of sexual and political conflicts as they explore the mysteries of the human heart
En ganske snill mann A somewhat gentle man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Norwegian and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ulrik is a somewhat gentle man, as far as gangsters go. Reluctantly back on the streets following a stint in prison, Ulrik's boss greets him with open arms and a plan to settle an old score. With a demented sense of professional pride, Ulrik's boss sets in motion a plan to right the wrong done to his star employee. The problem is, Ulrik would rather go about his own business, however mundane, than get involved with his ragtag colleagues again
California solo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former Scottish rocker turned organic farm laborer goes to a farmers' market to sell produce by day and by night drinks himself into a glazed stupor and records podcasts about rock bands of his era. When he is arrested for driving drunk, a past drug offense resurfaces, and he finds himself facing deportation. His only hope of remaining stateside is proving that his absence would cause extreme hardship for a spouse or relative, but he doubts he has even a friend
Of time and the city a love song and a eulogy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terence Davies lifts viewers up into the world of fantasy and collective emotion as he presents popular and classical music, voices, radio clips, and a powerful poignant voiceover of his birthplace Liverpool. Includes themes such as Catholicism, homosexuality, violence, death, loss, the glory of cinema, outsiderness, and childhood
 
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French (7)
German (6)
Spanish (2)
Norwegian (2)
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