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B.A.C. Films

Works: 129 works in 378 publications in 17 languages and 10,075 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Comedy films  History  Animal films  Wildlife films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by B.A.C. Films
Safar-i Qandahār = Kandahar by Muḥsin Makhmalbāf( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on the border of Iran and Afghanistan, Kandahar is a politically urgent story of a young female journalist named Nafas who escaped Afghanistan with her family but must return and race against time in an attempt to rescue her sister. The sister, maimed by an exploded landmine and distraught over the constant persecution simply for being a woman, has written to Nafas vowing that she will commit suicide by the next solar eclipse. Nafas must disguise herself as an Afghan wife by wearing the traditional head-to-toe covering of the burka in order to find her sister in the Taliban-controlled city of Kandahar
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in French Indochina in the 1930s as the Vietnamese begin to rebel against French colonialism. Dramatizes the last years of French rule through the relationship between plantation owner?Eliane, French by birth but born and raised in Indochina, and her adopted daughter Camille, an orphaned Annamese princess who becomes a Vietnamese revolutionary and representative at the Geneva Conference after having a child by French officer Jean-Baptiste,?Eliane's past lover
Turtles can fly by Bahman Ghobadi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Kurdish and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Ghobadi's native Kurdistan, the film sees life from the perspective of a group of children making do in no man's land. Thirteen-year-old Soran is the child leader of his village, organizing minefield sweepings and helping to install antennae and satellite dishes. Soran holds a torch for the orphaned Agrin, but her brother disapproves of their relationship
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster story in which a professional killer goes by the name of Ghost Dog and who lives by the age-old code of the samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself without breaking the code of the samurai
Un conte de noël = Christmas tale by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas when they learn she needs a bone marrow transplant from a blood relative. The Vuillard's shared history of physical and mental illness, estrangement, self harm, and loss doesn't lead itself to the idea of a cheerful holiday season. Hopefully the Christmastime reunion, a scheme concocted by three of the youngest family members, will finally bring peace to their family
Silent light = Stellet licht by Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johan, the head of a Mennonite family in northern Mexico, disrupts his marriage and his faith by falling in love with another woman
Himalaya by Eric Valli( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Tibetan and French and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tinlé est le chef d'un village en plein milieu du Tibet dans une haute et lointaine contrée appelée le Dolpo. Lors d'une expédition, l'un des fils de Tinlé, Laghpa, meurt, et c'est un homme qui l'accompagnait, Karma qui le lui apprend. Tinlé accuse ce dernier d'avoir tué son fils, c'est pourquoi il refuse de lui laisser conduire la caravane de Yaks. Mais Karma, faisant fi des conseilles de l'oracle pour la date de départ, décide de partir immédiatement, sans le consentement de Tinlé. Celui furieux, décide de conduire lui même une deuxième caravane, accompagné de son petit fils, Passang, sa mère, Pema, son deuxième fils Norbou, et tout ses vieux compagnons. Ils vont essayés de rattraper Karma, mais de nombreux dangers les guettent
Farinelli, il castrato by Gérard Corbiau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the world famous 18th century castrato, Farinelli
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama that charts the emotional odyssey of a struggling novelist whose life is turned upside down one wintry night following a fatal car accident. The incident sets him on a soul-searching, decades-long journey toward redemption, a quest that profoundly touches the lives of both his girlfriend and the accident victim's mother
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud by Claude Sautet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a young Parisian woman who, beset by marriage and financial problems, agrees to assist a wealthy man, Arnaud in the writing of his memoirs. The unlikely couple initially develop a playful flirtation, but their budding relationship is threatened when Nelly becomes involved with Arnaud's charming editor
The son's room = La stanza del figlio by Nanni Moretti( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychiatrist father of a family begins to question the value of his profession as they struggle with their emotions during a time of tragedy
Gohatto = Taboo by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome new recruit, Kano, causes sexual tension in a traditional samurai militia group called Shinsengumi in Kyoto, at the end of the Shōgunate era in Japan
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open your eyes to the wonders of the natural world as you fly along with the world's most gorgeous birds. From areas as remote as the Arctic to the lush forests of the Amazon. Through populated cities such as New York City and Paris. Five film crews followed a rich variety of bird migrations through 40 countries and each of the seven continents. Cinematographers used planes, gliders, helicopters and balloons to fly alongside, above, below and in front of the birds
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ponette is a sad little girl. She has survived a car crash that killed her mother and left her with a broken arm. Her father takes her to live with an aunt, who has two children roughly her age, explaining to his tearful, disbelieving daughter that her mother is not coming back. Not understanding the finality of death in an adult way, Ponette wonders why if Jesus gets to rise from the dead, why can't her mother? Thrown into a new environment, however, Ponette begins to heal and grow up in spite of herself. While grappling with confusing religious issues, and trying to understand the meaning of life and death, the film delves into the magical world of a four-year old, where stuffed animals have extraordinary powers, dolls are more than inanimate objects, and God is someone you can talk to and expect an answer from
Jasper : journey to the end of the world by Alessandro Gottardo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the icy South Pole and a colourful sea-port, plays the adventure of the penguin brothers Jasper and Junior, who, with the help of 9 year old Emma, retrieve the eggs of a threatened parrot species from the evil Dr. Block
Les Chansons d'amour = Love songs by André Rieu( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young French couple asks an American girl to join them in this contemporary musical. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, and sleep together. Sometimes it's lighthearted, sometimes there are jealousies. When one dies, the other two must come to terms with death, new relationships, and possible commitments
Tous les matins du monde = All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the lives of 17th century French composer Sainte Colombe and his protégé Marin Marais, this is a provocative tale of romance, lust, desire, and devotion
Jeanne la Pucelle by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Rivette directed this richly detailed six-hour drama based on the story of Joan of Arc. In Part 1, Jeanne the Maid (Sandrine Bonnaire) leaves her childhood home in Domremy after hearing what she is sure was the voice of God. She believes that she can help lead France to victory on the battlefield, and she persuades Charles, dauphin of France (Andre Marcon) to allow her to guide his troops
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an undocumented worker who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer
L'Auberge espagnole by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in French and Chinese and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xavier is a straight-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh and party
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Turtles can fly
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BAC Films

Ghost dog : the way of the samuraiNelly & Monsieur ArnaudWinged Migration