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Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 831 works in 3,511 publications in 8 languages and 211,432 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, fds, Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm)
Chicago by Renée Zellweger( Visual )

45 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 3,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight-seeking Roxie Hart both find themselves on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

32 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before!
Finding Neverland by Johnny Depp( Visual )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-known playwright James M. Barrie finds his career at a crossroads when his latest play flops and doubters begin to question his future. Then by chance he meets a widow and her four adventurous boys. Together they form a friendship that ignites the imagination needed to produce Barrie's greatest work. Traverses both fantasy and everyday reality, melding the difficulties of adult life with the spellbinding allure and childlike innocence of the boy who never grows up
Good Will Hunting by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working class janitor Will Hunting is a genius who grew up in tough South Boston. A physics professor recognizes hisbrilliance and places him in the care of an unconventional psychology professor who helps him to realize his potential
Pulp fiction by Quentin Tarantino( Visual )

49 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, a mysterious stranger is rescued from a fiery plane crash. The American allies care for him and the dangerous secrets from his past come to light
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
No country for old men by Joel Coen( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llewelyn Moss stumbles onto a drug deal gone monumentally wrong while hunting in the parched Texas scrubland near the Mexico border. A satchel filled with $2 million seems to be a ship finally arrived, and he dreams of moving his wife Carla Jean out of the trailer park and into the good life. It isn't long before he's being tracked by Anton Chigurh, a psychopathic "debt collector." Sheriff Bell sets out to find Llewelyn, not so much for the propriety of recovering the money but to protect one of his citizens from Chigurh, an evil like nothing Bell has ever seen. The border is a hard land, yet Bell finds that the reflexive murders Chigurh inflicts upon others transforms the lonely vistas, somber deserts, and austere mountains into something horrendous--into no country for old men--or for young ones
Frida by Julie Taymor( Visual )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera
The Queen by Stephen Frears( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,620 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
Bridget Jones's diary by Sharon Maguire( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 2,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love
Cold Mountain by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicole Kidman stars with Renee Zellweger. At the dawn of the Civil War, the men of Cold Mountain, North Carolina, rush to join the Confederate army. Ada (Kidman) has vowed to wait for Inman (Law), but as the war drags on and letters go unanswered, she must find the will to survive. At the war's end, hearts will be dashed, dreams fulfilled and the strength of the human spirit test ... but not broken! Directed by Academy Award winner Anthony Minghella (The English Patient, 1996)
Como agua para chocolate = Like water for chocolate by Alfonso Arau( Visual )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 2,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trata de una joven ama a un hombre, el cual para ella es prohibido por una antigua tradición familiar
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Rosie Alison( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
Smoke signals by Chris Eyre( Visual )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes
Shall we dance? by Peter Chelsom( Visual )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer's life and marriage take an unexpected turn when he follows a woman to a dance studio and begins to take lessons and finds he has a passion for dance. His wife thinks he is having an affair and hires a detective to follow him
Emma by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attention toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegée, Harriet Smith. Her one voice of reason and restraint is Mr. Knightley, who has known her since she was a child and who watches her behaviour with wry amusement and sometimes with real anger. Emma presides over the small provincial world of Highbury with enthusiasm, but she will find it is all too easy to confuse good intentions with self-gratification
Rabbit-proof fence by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the government kidnapped you, would you walk the 1500 miles back home? In 1931, three half-caste children from Western Australia did just that. 14-year-old Molly (Everlyn Sampi), her 8-year-old sister Daisy (Tianna Sansbury), and their 10-year-old cousin Gracie (Laura Monaghan), all fathered by itinerant white workers, are stolen from their Aborigine mothers and sent to an institution to be trained into "white" Australians. Told they have no mothers, the girls revolt, escape, and begin the long walk home-all 1,500 miles-navigating by following the fence built across the nation to stem the spread of rabbits
Amelie : Amélie from Montmartre by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in French and Spanish and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amélie is a young woman who had a decidedly unusual childhood; misdiagnosed with an unusual heart condition, Amélie didn't attend school with other children, but spent most of her time in her room, where she developed a keen imagination and an active fantasy life. Despite all this, Amélie has grown into a healthy and beautiful young woman who works in a Paris cafe and has a whimsical, romantic nature. She decides to step into the lives of others around her to help them out
 
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