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Home Vision (Firm)

Works: 1,538 works in 2,873 publications in 7 languages and 64,392 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographies  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Comedy films  Documentary television programs  Samurai films 
Roles: Publisher, prn, Distributor, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Home Vision (Firm)
Shichinin no samurai = Seven samurai by Kurosawa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 16th century Japan, desperate villagers, with a dirty little secret, hire seven warriors to defend their lives and homes against a band of merciless, roaming bandits. Includes the original US theatrical trailer and running audio commentary by Michael Jeck
The red shoes by Michael Powell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between two lovers, a young ballerina must choose either the composer who loves her or the man who can make her a great dancer
Leti︠a︡t zhuravli = The cranes are flying by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

7 editions published in 2002 in Russian and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Veronica's lover, Boris, goes to war, she moves in with Boris' family. His cousin seduces her and out of guilt she marrys him. Unhappy in her marriage and still in love with Boris she leaves her husband to wait for Boris to return. Later she learns Boris has been killed in the war
Taʹm e guilass = Taste of cherry by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Persian and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life
Grey Gardens by David Maysles( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once an aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sensitive presentation looks behind the Georgia O'Keeffe legend to reveal a woman who was also full of warmth, humor and practical wisdom. Here, for the first time, O'Keeffe appeared on camera to talk candidly about her work and life. Her paintings figure prominently also, showing her wide range in style and how nature--the mountains and desert of New Mexico, especially--continued to inspire her. Additional insights from people close to her complete this important portrait
Du rififi chez les hommes = Rififi( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other
Hopscotch by Eric Lewis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having to much fun!
Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in German and English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Lang's sequel to the 1922 silent film, Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler, the villainous inmate of an insane asylum plots to crush society in a wave of theft and violence. The madman, who spouts actual Nazi slogans, hypnotizes the asylum's director to carry out the fiendish plan after his death
A nous la liberté( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire on factory life centering on the activities of a couple of ex-prisoners, one of whom, an ambitious crook, becomes the boss of a large factory while the other, a sentimental old tramp, becomes a worker there. Eventually both discover that happiness and peace of mind cannot be bought with money and revert to their former life as vagabonds
Cléo de 5 à 7 by Agnès Varda( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in French and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a woman who is waiting to learn if she has terminal cancer. The beautiful but spoiled Cleo searches for answers with a fortune-teller, then seeks comfort in the familiar as she shops for a hat, talks with friends, and rehearses a song. Shot almost entirely on location, this visually entrancing film captures the look, feel, and sounds of Paris as Cleo views the world with a new awareness
E la nave va = And the ship sails on( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in Italian and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1914, a colourful mélange of celebrities embark on a funeral voyage for a dead opera star. An allegorical film blending spectacle, humour, poignance and grotesquerie
Louisiana story by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the eyes of a young Cajun boy living on the Bayou, tells the story of disruption and change when an oil rig brings industry into his pristine world
Frida Kahlo (1910-1954) by Eila Hershon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Frida Kahlo's work, her interest in politics and her tempestuous relationship with husband Diego Rivera, leader of the Mexican muralist movement
Mary Cassatt : Impressionist from Philadelphia by Dorothy Monet( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the life and work of Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt
Nevelson in process( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Nevelson is seen creating two pieces of sculpture as she discusses her feelings for her art and the creative process
The frescoes of Diego Rivera by Michael Camerini( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Rivera's evolution as an artist, his use of the fresco technique, and his politics. Looks at the murals Rivera created for public buildings in the U.S. and Mexico. They unite themes of nature and revolution, drawing a parallel between the evolution of life and the struggle for human dignity
Andy Warhol by Kim Evans( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first major profile of Andy Warhol's life and work since his death in February 1987 examines a career that spanned painting, film, publishing, rock music, and television. Includes a still frame segment of the major works of art depicted in the program
Général Idi Amin Dada : autoportrait( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1974 a film crew followed Idi Amin Dada, dictator of Uganda, interviewing him and filming him as he worked. Provides a candid portrait of a notorious figure
Toni Morrison( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved
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Films Incorporated. Home Vision.

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Home Vision Cinema.

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