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Renaissance Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 26 works in 128 publications in 1 language and 8,816 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  War films  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Renaissance Films (Firm)
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's tale of love and enchantment set against a backdrop of mistaken identities and bawdy good fun
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Twelfth night, or, What you will( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
The wings of the dove by Iain Softley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-star ensemble cast brings William Shakespeare's best-loved comedy to life. The outlandish tale of troublesome twins who win the heart of the same woman (even though one of them is a girl herself masquerading as a boy who has fallen in love with the duke.)
The reckoning by Paul McGuigan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 14th century England, the story involves a priest who leaves the church after committing adultery. He falls in with a troupe of traveling actors. The group ends up in a small town where a mute woman is accused of witchcraft and murder. Drawn to the woman, the troupe re-creates the events in hopes of drawing a crowd and solving the crime
The safety of objects by Rose Troche( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once an up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Paul Gold now lies in a coma. He is attentively nursed by his mother Esther, who dotes on her son to the point that her husband and daughter, Julie, feel very left out. Meanwhile, Jim Train is a workaholic lawyer who is closer to his tortes than to his spouse Susan. Their son Jake has taken a morbid fascination with his sister's baby doll. At the same time, Paul's former lover Annette Jennings is trying to pull her life and her family back together after a particularly brutal divorce
The mother by Hanif Kureishi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May is an ordinary grandmother from the suburbs. When her husband dies on a family visit to London, she recedes into the background of her children's lives. Studk in an unfamiliar city far from home, May fears she has become another invisible old woman whose life is more or less over. Until she falls for Darren, a man half her age who is renovating her son's house and sleeping with her daughter
The Luzhin defence by Marleen Gorris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric chess master, whose unstable childhood rendered him incapable of relating well with others, finds that chess is his only escape and solace. At an Italian resort, where he is favored to win a prestigious chess championship, he meets and falls in love with a caring woman. When a former mentor turned jealous saboteur tries to destroy his confidence, the fragile genius may lose more than just the big game
Peter's friends by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after they were members of a music and comedy troupe at Cambridge University, a diverse group of friends in their early 30s gather at the expansive estate of Peter Morton in 1992. Various jealousies and fears are revealed between joyous feasts
Hard target by John Woo( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thrill of the hunt. It's the ultimate drug, and the more intense the rush, the higher the price. Banking on this equation is sadistic mercenary Emil Fouchon, who is recruiting homeless combat veterans for the "amusement of his clients"--Bored tycoons who will pay half a million dollars to stalk and kill the most challenging prey of all: man
The Luzhin defense( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric chess master, whose unstable childhood rendered him incapable of relating well with others, finds that chess is his only escape and solace. At an Italian resort, where he is favored to win a prestigious chess championship, he meets and falls in love with a caring woman. When a former mentor turned jealous saboteur tries to destroy his confidence, the fragile genius may lose more than just the big game
Disco pigs by Kirsten Sheridan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lifelong friends share an indestructible and almost telepathic bond, shutting out their friends, their families ... in fact, the entire outside world. As forces try to tear them apart, they will do anything to stay together
1st night( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy industrialist Adam aspires to be an opera singer, but his friends see him as little more than a suit in a capitalist world. Adam believes that staging an opera in his lavish country home will not only end his friends' teasing, but will also win him the woman of his dreams - a female conductor who is hired for the show
Edward II ; All over me ; Twelfth night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelfth night: Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
Disco pigs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This feature debut puts on display the enormous acting talents of Cillian Murphy and Elaine Cassidey. Pig and Runt are born minutes apart in the same hospital, they are spiritual twins to different mothers and totally inseparable. The pair forges an indestructible bond, shutting out their friends and family. As they make their transition into adulthood, external forces attempt to separate them as their own desires threaten to destroy themselves within. When Pig decides to stop at nothing to keep his exclusive relationship with Runt intact, their world disintegrates into chaos somewhere between the nightmare of Butterfly Effect and the innocence of a Bjork lyric
The reckoning ; Deterrence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reckoning: A troupe of traveling actors during the Middle Ages stages a play to find the murderer of a local boy -- Deterrence: While taking refuge from a snowstorm, the president learns of an Iraqi offensive
Human traffic by Justin Kerrigan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British cult classic about the crazy world of weekend clubs, drugs, pubs and parties
We don't live here anymore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two couples form adulterous relationships to seek refuge from their failing marriages
Candy by Neil Armfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan is a poet who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. As Dan goes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, Candy changes from an actress to a streetwalker and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to try and go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant
 
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