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Granada Films

Works: 279 works in 424 publications in 2 languages and 14,155 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Television programs  Television mini-series  Comedy films  Romance films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Granada Films
The Queen by Stephen Frears( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Queen begins with a familiar epigraph "Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown"--Henry IV, Part II. The action of the film takes place during the week following the death, on August 31, 1997 of Diana, Princess of Wales. One of its accomplishments, courtesy of adroit use of newsreel and other contemporary footage, is to remind viewers of the deep sadness that surrounded that event. It is also about the divergent and potentially ruinous ways the monarch and Prime Minister Tony Blair responded to the resulting torrent of national grief
Vanity fair by William Makepeace Thackeray( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becky Sharp schemes and seduces her way up the social ladder--until love and romance threaten to get in the way!
My Left Foot The Story of Christy Brown by Jim Sheridan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cerebral-palsied Christy Brown's true life story, My left foot features Daniel Day-Lewis' Academy Award-winning performance as a man who triumphs over impossible odds to achieve greatnesss
Ghost world by Terry Zwigoff( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,302 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!"--Publisher description
Longitude by Doubleday Multimedia( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once out of sight of land, marines had no reliable way of telling their exact position in the world's seemingly endless oceans, so in 1714 parliament offered a 20,000 pound prize to anyone who could accurately measure longitude at sea. This is the true story of one man's forty year struggle to win the prize money by proving that his mechanical clock was the answer, not the stars as most people in the scientific establishment believed. It also tells the story of Robert Gould, who two centuries later tracked down the four machines Harrison had built and took on the task of restoring both the reputation and the physical condition of the clocks, enabling future generations to realise the significance of Harrison's vision
The house of mirth by Terence Davies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story takes place at the opening of a new century, one that held forth all kinds of promises, especially for women. In this post-Victorian Fifth Avenue milieu, Lily Bart, an unmarried woman of 29 with dwindling prospects, needs a husband badly. She lives beyond her means, relying on the grudging charity of her elderly aunt. She is the kind of girl who would make an admirable decoration on some fine gentleman's arm, but there is a liveliness--a knowingness--in her eyes that alarms potential suitors. Lily is unsuccessful in her search for a haven, because she values her emotional and financial independence. To her eternal sorrow, it is other women, the doyennes of high society, who obliquely, ruthlessly, keep that independence forever out of poor Lily's reach
Bloody Sunday by Paul Greengrass( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 686 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."--[]
Bertie & Elizabeth the story of King George VI & Queen Elizabeth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 424 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
Monarchy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 380 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
A touch of Frost( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 370 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
Rosemary & Thyme by Granada International Media Limited( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two middle-aged women, make a fresh start by opening a gardening business. Mysteries grow around these two gardening sleuths as they dig up trouble on the job and use investigative skills to get to the bottom of things. Series two includes episodes set in gardens on the French Riviera and Italy's Lugurian coast in addition to several fabulous gardens in England
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 187 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
Rogue trader by James Dearden( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the book by Nicholas Leeson and Edward Whitley, this movie shows how greed, excess and high-stakes gambling brought down one of Britain's oldest and most successful financial institutions
The Gathering by Brian Gilbert( 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
The hole by Nedia Touijer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four private school students sneak off for a couple days to an underground World War 2 bunker. When the holiday ends though, they find out that they've been locked inside the bunker with hardly any food, no water and no means of communication to the outside world. But a member of the party is deceiving the others and is to blame for all of terror that is happening to group
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles and his second wife Ruth are haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost
Noël Coward's This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 139 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
Mandy's choice a bioethical controversy by Luisa Pretolani( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 118 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 Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 117 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
August by Anthony Hopkins( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country gentleman life is disrupted by the arrival on his family's elegant estate of his obnoxious ex-brother-in-law and his beautiful American wife
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