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Granada Films

Overview
Works: 351 works in 495 publications in 2 languages and 14,810 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Historical films  Comedy films  Romance films  Television programs  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Granada Films
The Queen by Stephen Frears( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of Princess Diana, the queen and her family remain hidden behind tradition and the closed doors of Balmoral. While the heartbroken public becomes disillusioned with their queen's absence, an increasingly popular prime minister, Tony Blair, must convince the monarchy that its desire for privacy could lead to its downfall
Vanity fair by Mira Nair( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky is determined to make something of herself. She accepts a job as a nanny for the children of Sir Pitt Crawley. Becky catches the eye of Crawley's son Rawdon. Becky is introduced to London's most exclusive social circle, where she becomes re-acquainted with Amelia. Becky weds Rawdon, but the social and economic stability she dreamed of begins to collapse when he begins drowning his troubles, and soon she turns to the powerful Marquess of Steyne for support. Meanwhile, Amelia's fortunes fall even harder following the death of her husband
My Left Foot : the Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born with cerebral palsy, the 10th of 22 children of a Dublin bricklayer and his wife, Christy Brown was doomed to life as a vegetable by physicians in 1932. His strong-willed mother's love and faith encouraged him to overcome this label. At age seven, he made a mark with chalk grasped between the toes of his left foot, the only limb on his body he could control. With this proof of intelligence, his schooling begins, and aided by his loving family, Christy learns to grapple with life's physical tasks and psychological pains. His courage and determination inspire a teacher, who lends support as he develops into a brilliant if cantankerous writer, poet, and painter. The astounding story of an artist who defeated a physical disability, degrading stereotypes, and poverty to fulfill his dreams
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While their classmates head for college, Enid and Rebecca focus their energies on tormenting those around them! From a goofy convenience store clerk to an eccentric art teacher, these two saboteurs wreak havoc on all who cross their paths. But when they zero in on an oddball loner looking for Miss Right, their seemingly innocent meddling threatens to shatter one of their hearts ... and their lifelong friendship!"--Container
Longitude by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves two stories: John Harrison's forty-year obsession with building his perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer; and naval officer Rupert Gould who, two hundred years later, stumbles across Harrison's forgotten chromometers and devotes himself to restoring Harrison's long-neglected mechanical masterpieces
The house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The glittering yet treacherous world of New York high society comes to life in the heartbreaking story of Lily Bart, a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband but, in a series of tragic events, winds up disgraced and discarded"--Container
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le dimanche 30 janvier 1972, à Derry, en Irlande du Nord, Ivan Cooper est l'organisateur d'une marche pacifique pour l'égalité des droits entre catholiques et protestants, farouchement déterminés à éviter toute violence entre les différents protagonistes. Mais malgré son dialogue avec les autorités unionistes et ses tentatives de négociation avec les forces de l'ordre britanniques, la manifestation se transforme en émeute : treize personnes sont tuées par l'armée. Cette journée, désormais inscrite dans l'Histoire sous le nom de Bloody Sunday, marque le début de la guerre civile."--[allocine.fr]
Bertie & Elizabeth : the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Wilby and Juliet Aubrey portray the reluctant royals who became king and queen of England when Edward VIII gave up the throne for the woman he loved
A touch of Frost by Graham Theakston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning British actor David Jason is Jack Frost, a no-nonsense detective whose unorthodox methods fuel the tension between him and his superiors
Monarchy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid descriptions and analysis of historical personalities with costumed actors, historical locations, and portraits to visually enliven the story of the English crown from the fall of Rome to the 1660s
The kingfisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiring female companionship and feeling that this is his last chance to live life to the fullest, Sir Cecil Warburton is determined to woo and marry Evelyn, the woman he let get away 50 years ago
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
Rogue trader by James Dearden( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ewan McGregor ... brings a dynamic screen presence to this riveting motion picture about how greed, excess and high-stakes gambling brought down one of Britain's oldest and most successful financial institutions! When he is sent to Singapore by the 200-year-old Barings Bank, futures trader Nick Leeson (McGregor) dreams of making a killing in the stock market. But even though his firm believes Nick is the most successful trader they've ever employed, he secretly begins to steal vast amounts of their own money to cover his risky financial wagering! With debts to match his desperation for a way out - Nick risks everything in a frantic bid to beat the system and win back the money!"--Conteneur
The Gathering( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American backpacking in rural England has her life taking a turn for the worse after a car accident. During recovery, she is befriended by a researcher studying a buried 1st Century church embedded with images of Christ's crucifixion. She begins to have horrific visions of the townspeople and their deaths
Mandy's choice : a bioethical controversy by Luisa Pretolani( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mandy and Josh were a happily married young couple, when their idyll was abruptly shattered. Josh was in a motorcycle accident which left him in a seven day coma with death imminent. Mandy, desperate to preserve her tie to her beloved husband, asked that his sperm be harvested so that she could have his child. As there was no written consent from Josh, the hospital refused. The family of both Mandy and Josh, as well as their friends, rallied to the cause, and with pressure on their behalf from the media, they were able to get this controversial issue resolved. Dr. Cappy Rothman, the first doctor to have harvested post mortem sperm (1978), subsequently founded the Cryobank in California to store sperm. With his help, Mandy's mission was accomplished. The film follows Mandy's in vitro fertilization, her very emotional pregnancy and the birth of her son. Her resolve to bring up Josh's child never wavers even when a new man enters her life. Josh's parents are devastated at the loss of their son and the fear that Mandy's new relationship may make it harder for them to be connected to their grandson. For Mandy, the birth 15 months after the fatal accident makes her feel that part of Josh has survived
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by State Theatre Centre of WA( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
The hole( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liz Dunn and three of her prep school friends decide to hide in a long-abandoned bomb shelter to party and hang out. But when someone locks them in, anxious hours turn into desperate days and their spontaneous adventure turns into a bloody fight for survival
Dirty filthy love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darkly funny, quirky, and poignant story of a man with obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette syndrome negotiating his way through divorce, his friend's matchmaking efforts, and a woman who introduces him to therapy, filth, and unconditional love
Noel Coward's Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (118)

French (1)

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