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Overview
Works: 2,751 works in 7,215 publications in 7 languages and 221,872 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Science fiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Publisher, Distributor, pre
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Studio Canal+
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 3,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", this is the story of three convicts-- escapees from a prison farm in Mississippi-- and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering buried loot before it's lost forever in a flood
The Queen by John Brack( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,613 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
Taken by Pierre Morel( Visual )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kim is seventeen years-old and the pride and joy of her father, the ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills. Bryan left the agency to stay near Kim in California. Kim lives with her mother Lenore and her wealthy stepfather Stuart. Kim convinces the reluctant Bryan to sign an authorization form so she can travel to Paris with her friend Amanda. When they arrive, they share a cab with a stranger named Peter. Amanda tells him that they are alone in Paris. While Bryan is on the phone with Kim, Albanese gang members break into the apartment where the girls are staying. Bryan has Kim give him a detailed description of what she sees and hears. He tells her she is about to be kidnapped. Bryan promises Kim that he will come and get her. He immediately travels to Paris to find Kim and Amanda. He has four days to find her and he uses his special skills and contacts to get her back and seek his revenge
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis
Free Willy by Simon Wincer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the friendship that develops between a 12-year-old boy who knows what it's like to be without a family, and a whale confined in a too-small tank at an aquatic park
The Iron Lady by Phyllida Lloyd( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Stargate by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

61 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secret military mission takes a group of men through an Egyptian artifact known as the Stargate to an ancient civilization on the other side of the universe. Once there, they must battle the astoundingly powerful Sun God, Ra, before they can find their way home
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"SUFFRAGETTE is a thrilling drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an Increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing. Radicalized and turning to violence as the only route to change, they were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality - their jobs, their homes, their children and their lives. MAUD was one such foot soldier. The story of her fight for dignity is as gripping and visceral as any thriller, it is also heart-breaking and inspirational."--Container
Basic instinct by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman becomes a prime suspect when her boyfriend is brutally murdered, a crime she had described in her latest novel. The detective investigating the murder soon becomes embroiled in the case that could cost him his life
Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand
The Impossible by J. A Bayona( Visual )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family on holiday in Thailand is caught in the monstrous tsunami of 2004. Based on a true story
Mar adentro = The sea inside by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Spaniard Ramon Sampedro fights a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life. The film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gift of his love, these two women are inspired to accomplish things they never previously thought possible. Despite his wish to die, Ramón taught everyone he encountered the meaning, value and preciousness of life
Lucy by Luc Besson( Visual )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-thriller that tracks a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors. Altered by a dangerous new drug allowing her to use 100% of her brain capacity, Lucy transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic
Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Frears( Visual )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy drama based on the true story of the American opera singer. World renowned as a virtuosic pianist, Florence Foster Jenkins has a new dream: to become a famous opera singer. Her voice, however, leaves a lot to be desired and she becomes famous for her lack of talent. Despite the constant critisicm from her peers and audiences which Florence's manager and partner St. Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant) endeavours to keep from her, Florence battles on and, with St. Clair's help, she conquers the New York stage to become a household name
Amelie : Amélie from Montmartre by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelie is looking for love, and perhaps the meaning of life in general. She grows up in an original, if slightly dysfunctional family. She learns that she must reach out to others to achieve happiness
JFK by Oliver Stone( Visual )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Oliver Stone seamlessly blends archival film with acted sequences in his version of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which alleges that there was a massive plot and cover-up surrounding JFK's death
Mulholland Dr. by David Lynch( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman riding in a limosine along Los Angeles' Mulholland Drive is targeted by a would-be shooter, but before he can pull the trigger, she is injured when her limo is hit by another car. The woman stumbles away from the accident and meets up with a plucky ingenue new to L.A. But are things really as they seem?
The Invisible War by Kirby Dick( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Casualties of war rage beyond the battlefield. As ranks of women in the American military swell, so do incidents of rape. An estimated 30 percent of servicewomen and at least 1 percent of servicemen are sexually assaulted during their enlistment, not by the enemy, but at the hands of fellow soldiers. With stark clarity and escalating revelations, The Invisible War exposes a rape epidemic in the armed forces, investigating the institutions that perpetuate it as well as its profound personal and social consequences."--Distributor's website (http://www.rocoeducational.com/film.php?filmID=INW)
Le scaphandre et le papillon = Diving bell and the butterfly by Julian Schnabel( Visual )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The hunting ground by Kirby Dick( Visual )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the makers of 'The Invisible War' comes a startling expose of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together vérité footage and first person testimonies, the film follows the lives of several undergraduate assault survivors as they attempt to pursue--despite incredible pushback, harassment and traumatic aftermath--both their education and justice"--Container
 
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