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Cinema 5

Overview
Works: 36 works in 98 publications in 8 languages and 2,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary films  Biographical films  Rock concert films  Comedy films  War films  Science fiction films  Motion pictures 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cinema 5
The garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Italy in 1938, Mussolini's anti-Semitic edicts begin to isolate the Jews from their communities. Among them are the Finzi-Continis, an aristocratic Jewish family forced for the first time to acknowledge the world beyond its fenced garden
Pumping iron by Arnold Schwarzenegger( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1977, an independent documentary movie shed light on the world of bodybuilding, becoming a huge box office hit and creating an international sensation. It launched one man's multi-million dollar career. It changed the world of bodybuilding and physical exercise forever. Follows 5-time Mr. Olympia, Arnold Schwarzenegger, as he gets ready to compete for his 6th title
Age of heroes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An all-gun-blazing, World War II action epic based on the incredible story of the '30 Commando Assault Unit, ' an elite special ops division that took on the Nazis in a top secret search-and-destroy mission behind enemy lines
WR-- mysteries of the organism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary-fiction film begins as an investigation into the life and work of controversial psychologist and philosopher Wilhelm Reich and then explodes into a free-form narrative of a beautiful young Slavic girl's sexual liberation. Banned upon its release in the director's homeland, this art-house smash is both whimsical and bold in its blending of politics and sexuality
Una giornata particolare = a special day by Ettore Scola( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Special Day is the story of a touching and brief encounter between two unlikely people; the "special day" is May 8, 1939, the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome. (External Container)
État de siège = State of siege by Franco Solinas( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political thriller, based on fact, this highly controversial film is about the kidnapping and murder of an American "adviser" in Uruguay that is used as a pretext for clamping down on civil liberties. The film is an indictment of American clandestine activities in Central and South America
Sans toit ni loi Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the friendship of two women over a period of 14 years as each seeks to control her destiny and find contentment
Pasqualino settebellezze Seven beauties by Lina Wertmüller( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1987 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a small-time hood who volunteers for the Italian army during World War II
Ramparts of clay by Jean-Louis Bertucelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in Arabic and Berber and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the inhabitants of her village are hired to cut rock salt, a young Tunisian woman sees the possibility of a more liberated life style outside of the rigidly structured village, where ancient customs demand that women be in a subservient position in life
WR : mysteries of the organism by Dušan Makavejev( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A unique blend of fact and fiction juxtaposing the story of the sexual encounter between the beautiful, liberated Milena and a Soviet figure-skating champion with an exploration of the life and theories of psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich
Divergence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the tale of two wounded people coming together and grappling with the ramifications of war and loss. Set in a picturesque seaside town on the Jersey Shore in the midst of a cold and bitter winter, we are introduced to Tim Lawson, a wounded, disillusioned soldier of the Iraq War. He returns to his hometown on medical leave in an attempt to reclaim a simpler time in his life, after experiencing the horrors of war. By chance he meets Clare O'Neil, a model-beautiful woman whose life has been turned upside down by a fatal accident, forever bonding her personal loss to a nation's sorrow"--Container
Z by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deputy Z, the leader of the opposition party, is killed by a speeding vehicle; the government reports his death as accidental but an investigating journalist believes otherwise
Putney Swope( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riotous outburst of all the insurgent fantasties that filmmaker Robert Downey repressed during his doomed career in the advertising world. Downey's view of Madison Avenue has Putney Swope, mild mannered token black in his advertising firm transformed into the chairman of the board of Truth and Soul, Inc
America at the movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from 83 American motion pictures which illustrate how the American character and spirit have been portrayed
The Tall blond man with one black shoe Le Grand blond avec one chaussure noire by Yves Robert( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Russian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bumbling musician is chosen as a decoy by secret agents who falsely identify him as a super secret agent. He becomes an unwitting pawn of rival factions within the French secret service, as he is hunted by numerous superspies who break into his home, bug his toothpaste and hire a voluptuous blonde woman to seduce him
America at the movies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scenes from over 80 of the best American motion pictures illustrate how the American character and spirit have been portrayed on the screen
The man who fell to Earth by Nicolas Roeg( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming himself to look like a human, a frail and exotic being from another world uses his superior intellect to become a wealthy and powerful head of a large corporate conglomorate. His true mission on earth, however, is to find water for his distant, drought-plagued planet. Ultimately, he is overcome by earth's modern technology, the American capitalist system, and by an earth woman whom he has fallen in love with
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated literary scholar, seemingly happily married, embarks on an affair with a gorgeous stewardess, who is captivated by his charm and reputation. As their romance gets serious, the film grows anxious, leading to a wallop of a conclusion
Iphigeneia by Euripides( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in Greek, Modern and Greek, Ancient and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Iphigenia in Aulis, the tragedy by Euripides. The Greek army, under the leadership of Agamemnon, is waiting to set sail against Troy, but the winds refuse to blow. Agamemnon seeks to provide better food to improve the army's morale, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. The gods demand in an oracle that he sacrifice his eldest daughter, Iphigenia, in reparation. He sends for her with a message that she will marry the great warrior Achilles. Iphigenia arrives, with her mother, Clytemnestra. Clytemnestra discovers the plan for sacrifice, and pleads with Agamemnon. The king wavers (as he has done before), but the army learns of the oracle and insist that Iphigenia be sacrificed. Iphigenia accepts her fate with dignity when she realizes that she has no choice
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by Rolling Stones( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 American concert tour and a concert at Altamont Speedway where security guards killed an audience member. Includes appearances by Ike and Tina Turner, Jefferson Airplane, and the Flying Burrito Brothers
 
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The garden of the Finzi-Continis
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