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Adventure Pictures

Overview
Works: 16 works in 100 publications in 3 languages and 3,780 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Political films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adventure Pictures
Orlando by Sally Potter( Visual )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container
Ginger & Rosa by Sally Potter( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two teenage girls--Ginger (Fanning) and Rosa (Engler)-- are inseparable: they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers' frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution, and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered by the clash of desire and the determination to grow up"--Container
Yes by Sally Potter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes is the story of a passionate love affair between an American woman (Joan Allen) and a Middle-Eastern man (Simon Abkarian) in which they confront some of the greatest conflicts of our generation - religious, political, and sexual. Sam Neill plays the betrayed and betraying politician husband, Sheila Hancock the beloved aunt, and Shirley Henderson the philosophical cleaner who witnesses the trail of dirt and heartbreak the lovers leave behind them, as they embark on a journey that takes them from London and Belfast to Beirut and Havana
The party by Sally Potter( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Sally Potter's new comedy The Party, Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascension, while her husband Bill ((Timothy Spall) seems preoccupied. Janet's acerbic best friend April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow--some with their own dramatic news to share--but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soirée, and a night that began with champagne may end with gunplay"--Container
The man who cried by Sally Potter( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against a romantic Parisian backdrop, the lives of four strangers, an innocent woman with a dangerous secret, a seductive cabaret dancer, a mysterious stranger, and an unscrupulous operatic tenor, collide on one fateful evening when secrecy is a matter of survival
The tango lesson by Sally Potter( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical account of a filmmaker who abandons her hot Hollywood screenplay (dubbed "Carnage of the Catwalk" by a producer) when she meets a seductive, ambitious dancer
Rabia = Rage by Sebastián Cordero( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student sneaks behind the scenes of a huge New York Fashion show and is witness to an accident on the runway that quickly turns into a murder investigation
Tarzan the tiger by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fabulous cache of gold and jewels is hidden in the temple of Opar, where a savage cult sacrifices young virgins to their angry fire god. Tarzan is on a quest to seize the treasure but his many enemies conspire on all sides to interfere. Crazed La, the sultry high priestess of Opar, is determined to win the lord of the jungle as her lover and slave trader Achmet Zek does his part to help her by kidnapping Tarzan's mate, Lady Jane. Meanwhile, a double-crossing friend of Tarzan's, Albert Werper, is out to steal the jewels of Opar for himself. The dangers increase when a severe blow to the head gives the ape man amnesia imperiling both his mission and his beloved Jane"--Container
Captain Celluloid vs. the film pirates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Celluloid comes up against the forces of evil in four adventures in serial form. The bad guys are out to steal the negative of a masterpiece film
Tarzan the tiger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan's estate is destroyed by Arabs and he develops amnesia from a blow to the head. Jane is sold into slavery by a man posing as a friendly scientist. When Tarzan recovers his memory he defeats the villain, recovers the fabulous jewels of Opar, and rescues Jane
Play( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Double screen film of six children playing on the street below (three sets of twins). Filmed through two adjacent cameras, one with colour film and one with black and white. When presented, two projectors are used so that the images appear side by side allowing the children to move through the frame lines."--Sally Potter web page
Orlando( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container
The man who cried = Lagrimas del corazón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Un hombre ruso emigra a América con la promesa de regresar por su hija. El tiempo pasa y ella decide seguirlo. Por azares del destino, termina en Inglaterra donde es adoptada por una familia inglesa. Su talento como bailarina y cantante le permitirán viajar a París, en donde conoce a Lola, una bailarina de Moscú, y a un joven gitano, Cezar. Pero lo peor se aproxima: los nazis invaden París y sus raíces judías la pondrán en peligro, amenos que deje su vida y todo lo que ama, y se dirija a América a continuar la búsqueda de su padre."--Envase
The Mount Hamilton Project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Provides background on the Mount Hamilton Project, which was launched in 1998 with the goal of preserving the entire 400,000 acre Mt. Hamilton region of the Diablo Range in its natural state
The tango lesson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Autobiographical account of a filmmaker who abandons her hot Hollywood screenplay (dubbed "Carnage of the Catwalk" by a producer) when she meets a seductive, ambitious dancer
Tarzan the tiger( Visual )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan rescues Jane from slave traders
 
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