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Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 909 works in 2,060 publications in 3 languages and 127,669 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Western films  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
On Golden Pond by Mark Rydell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the conflicts between three generations as the Thayers, a crotchety old professor and his wife, spend their summer together on a lake in New England. The couple agrees to mind their estranged daughter's boyfriend's child, while daughter and boyfriend go on a trip. The boy bonds with the old man in a way his daughter never did. Shows the terrors and graces of aging
Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and his best friend, Tyrone, are impoverished heroin addicts living in Coney Island, NY. Harry's girlfriend, Marion, is a fellow addict trying to distance herself from her wealthy father. Harry's mother, Sara, spends her days watching television and wants to lose weight to go on a game show. She visits a sleazy doctor who prescribes her amphetamines and soon Sara has a drug habit of her own
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 1,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as a lawman prepares to leave his dangerous career and settle down with a new bride, a vicious killer returns to town seeking vengeance
Sophie's choice by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and held by 1,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in post-World War 11 Brooklyn revolving around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbour
The Blair Witch Project by Daniel Myrick( Visual )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural
The five people you meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eddie is an eighty-three-year-old war veteran. He spends his days maintaining the rides at Ruby Pier, a seaside amusement park. Now Eddie's own life is about to come to an end. One morning, an accident occurs on one of the rides. In front of a horrified crowd, Eddie attempts to save the five-year-old's life. The last thing he sees is the little girl's frightened face, the last thing he feels is the child's hands in his. Then, a blinding flash of light and silence, and Eddie reawakens in an unfamiliar place called Heaven. But he's not alone. Five people have been waiting to meet him
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of a perilous winter, a mysterious stranger arrives at Jacob and Sarah's isolated Kansas farm. The stranger is John Whiting, the father who abandoned Jacob and his mother when Jacob was a young child, and Jacob is tormented by the feelings of resentment and neglect that his father's return brings to the surface in him
Terminator 2 : judgment day by James Cameron( Visual )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lethal cyborg, the T-1000, has been sent back from 2029 A.D. to present day Los Angeles on a mission to kill the boy destined to lead the freedom fighters of the future. The original Terminator cyborg is reprogrammed and sent to save the boy, assisted by the boy's mother, a woman warrior whose warnings of a world headed toward nuclear disaster go unheeded
Diary of a mad black woman by Kimberly Elise( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen McCarter would seem to have it all. She's married to Charles who is one of Atlanta's most successful attorneys. But despite having wealth and prestige, things are not as they seem in the McCarter home. On the evening of their anniversary, Charles drops a bombshell on Helen - he's divorcing her for another woman. Thrown out of the house with nowhere to go, Helen moves in with her grandmother Madea, a sassy woman with no shortage of opinions and a gun that she's not afraid to use. As Madea helps Helen get back on her feet emotionally, she meets Orlando, a nice and handsome man who is obviously attracted to her. But after her experiences with Charles, Helen isn't sure if she's ready to trust a man again
Control room by Jehane Noujaim( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle which provides a rare window into the international perception of the Iraq War, courtesy of Al Jazeera, the Arab world's most popular news outlet. Criticized by Cabinet members and Pentagon officials for reporting with a pro-Iraqi bias, and strongly condemned for frequently airing civilian casualties as well as footage of American POW's, the station has revealed (and continues to show the world) everything about the Iraq War that the Bush administration does not want the public to see
Girl with a pearl earring by Peter Webber( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Barbie of Swan Lake by Owen Hurley( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl named Odette (played by Barbie) follows a beautiful unicorn into the enchanted forest and picks up a magic crystal that proclaims her destiny as savior of the enchanted forest. Odette, hampered by an overwhelming sense of insecurity, feels herself unfit for the job and sets out to leave the forest when the evil wizard Rothbart turns her into a swan. Meanwhile, love blossoms between Odette and Prince Daniel. Eventually, Odette finds a courage within herself that proves powerful enough to defeat Rothbart
Reservoir dogs by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into a bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one?"--Jacket
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fullscreen. In 1996, music legend Ry Cooder went to Cuba to search for buried treasure. He found gold. Looking for lost songs and forgotten singers, Cooder discovered an exotic land of passion, sensuality and music
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry
Glengarry Glen Ross by James Foley( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times are tough at the real estate firm of Premiere Properties. Shelley "the machine" Levene and Dave Moss are veteran salesmen, but only Ricky Roma is on a hot streak. The new Glengarry sales leads could turn everything around, but the front office is holding them back until these "losers" prove themselves. Then someone decides to take matters into his own hands, stealing the Glengarry leads and leaving everyone wondering who did it
Standing in the shadows of Motown by Funk Brothers( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
Lonesome Dove by Simon Wincer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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