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Canal+ Group (Firm)

Works: 53 works in 61 publications in 3 languages and 2,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Canal+ Group (Firm)
Colombiana by Olivier Megaton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a young woman ... has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths"--Container
La doublure = The valet by Francis Veber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When French tycoon Pierre Levasseur is spied with his supermodel mistress Elena, the pictures end up on the front page of a Paris daily. Telling his powerful wife Christine that there must have been a mistake, he declares Elena was actually with the other fellow in the photo. Trying to keep one step ahead of his dubious wife, Pierre engineers it so a naive car-park valet, François Pignon, appears to be Elena's boyfriend, moving her into his flat and his life. As Pierre's web of deceit widens, so do the possibilities of discovery and with them disaster after hilarious disaster
Les gardiennes = The Guardians by Xavier Beauvois( Visual )

4 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in French and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the systemic abuse of elderly people in Las Vegas and exposes a cautionary tale where some of society's most vulnerable citizens are robbed of their life savings, healthcare decisions, and autonomy. Victims are drawn into a scheme that allows corrupt court-appointed guardians to take control of their lives. Armed with court orders obtained under dubious circumstances, guardians are able to forcibly remove elderly wards from their homes and isolate them from their families
Les fantômes d'Ismaël = Ismael's ghosts by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Telling the story of Ismaël a filmmaker preparing his new feature, whose life is turned upside down when his wife, missing and presumed dead for twenty years, mysteriously returns. His girlfriend attempts to help Ismaël retain his sanity as his personal and professional life spins out of control."--Container
Le semeur = The sower by Marine Franssen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 in French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1851, France's autocratic President Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte has ordered the arrest of all the men of a remote mountain farming village following a Republican uprising. The women spend years in total isolation, forced to tend the crops themselves. Some women have lost their husbands; others, like the shy but inwardly strong Violette, suddenly have no chance of experiencing physical love or motherhood. The women take an oath: if a man comes, they will share him as a lover. When a mysterious and handsome stranger arrives, he ignites passions and jealousies that threaten to destroy the tight-knit community
Entre les murs = The class by Laurent Cantet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

François Marin and his fellow teachers prepare for a new year at a racially mixed inner city high school in a tough neighborhood in Paris. Armed with the best intentions, they brace themselves to not let discouragement stop them from trying to give the best education to their students. Cultures and attitudes often clash in the classroom, a microcosm of contemporary France
Engrenages. Spiral. Season 5( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Laure Berthaud, private lawyer Pierre Clement, Judge Roban and Joséphine Karlsson all work through a wide spectrum of tough investigations
Engrenages. Spiral. Season 6( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season six begins with the shocking discovery of a dismembered human torso in a pile of garbage in Paris. Police Captain Laure Berthaud returns from maternity leave to reunite with her colleagues Gilou and Tintin. Together they tackle the complex investigation. A high-profile criminal trial tempts lawyer Josp̌hine Karlsson, and Judge Roban faces a rapidly escalating health crisis. Every character is pushed to their limit and forces them all to question long-standing affiliations and beliefs
Nude area( Visual )

1 edition published in 2019 and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of fifteen vignettes, Nude Area tells the sensual and seductive story of a forbidden love between two young women living in Amsterdam. Dutch teenager Naomi hails from posh Amsterdam South. Fama is a beautiful Middle Eastern girl from the poor quarters of Amsterdam East. Over the course of one summer, the two play a game of emotional chess while meeting in the nude area of a female-only sauna
Le colonel Chabert by Yves Angelo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Chabert has been severely wounded in the French-Russian Napoleonic war to the point that he is taken for dead and the medical examiner has signed his death certificate. When he regains his health and memory, he returns to Paris, where his "widow", Anne has married the Count Ferraud and is financing her new husband's rise to power -- using Chabert's money. Chabert seeks to recoup his social position and fortune from a wife who refuses to recognize his existence and, finding it impossible to reclaim his identity, hires a lawyer to help him get back his money and his honor
L'homme qui voulait vivre sa vie = The big picture by Eric Lartigau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It could be said that Paul Exben has the perfect life - great career, big house, wife and two sons. But when he finds out that his wife has eyes for an old friend, Paul makes a fatal error and kisses that perfect life goodbye. Escaping alone to an isolated coast, Paul steals the life he thought he always wanted, but pays for it with everything he leaves behind
Le bal des actrices by Maïwenn Le Besco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them
Brice de Nice by James Huth( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OSS 117, le caire nid d'espions: "Égypte, 1955. Le Caire est un véritable nid d'espions. Tout le monde se méfie de tout le monde, tout le monde complote contre tout le mond: Anglais, Français, Soviétiques, la famille du Roi déchu Farouk qui veut retrouver son trône, les Aigles de Kheops, secte religieuse qui veut prendre le pouvoir. Le Président de la République Française, Monsier René Coty, envoie son arme maîtresse mettre de l'ordre dans cette pétaudière au bord du chaos: Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, dit OSS 117"--Container
Barbara by Mathieu Amalric( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Designed as a sort of meta-film in which Jeanne Balibar is an actress playing Barbara in a film made by an obsessed director - Mathieu Amalric doing double duty as actor and director -- the movie lightly plumbs that dangerously unsettled space between performing and literally being the protagonist in a biopic. 'Barbara' is also a tribute to the singer's prodigious talent and her undminished emotional pull"
The Queen by Stephen Frears( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate, moving portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Tony Blair following the untimely death of Princess Diana. The Queen's restrained reaction causes a public relations debacle that Prime Minister Blair must defuse. The two struggle to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal family and the public's demand for an open display of mourning
The 7th day( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Spanish village of Extremadura, and based on a true account, the story is a tale of warring families and bloodshed that would stain the region. The festering hatred between the Jimenez and Fuentes households, born out of a broken marriage vow, will unleash a vengeful wrath that engulfs an entire village, leaving no one unscathed
Volver by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimunda is struggling to make ends meet, holding down several jobs while supporting her unemployed husband and her teenage daughter. When Raimunda and her sister are visited by the ghost of their dead mother, it becomes clear that some long-repressed family issues remain unresolved
Un monde sans pitie = Love without pity by Eric Rochant( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-five year old Hippo doesn't have a job and doesn't study. Instead he lives off the money his brother earns from dealing drugs, and from occasional poker winnings. He represents a disillusioned generation that doesn't care what other people think of him. But ironically he falls in love with Nathalie, an ambitious student, and soon thinks about turning his life around
Suffragette by Sarah Gavron( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In this galvanizing feminist drama, a working-class laundress (Carey Mulligan) in 19th century London becomes radicalized when she meets a brave cadre of women organizing to obtain the vote", viewed December 10, 2018
The secret life of words by Isabel Coixet( Visual )

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

Hannah, a recluse who wears a hearing aid, is forced by her employer to take a vacation. On holiday she finds a job on an oil rig caring for Josef, a burn victim who has temporarily lost his sight. Hannah's job is to care for Josef until he is stable enough to be transferred. There is almost no one on the rig, except a cook, an oceanographer and a few others out at sea. Hannah tends to Josef and he slowly breaks her shell of silence
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La doublure = The valet
Entre les murs = The class
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