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B.A.C. Films

Works: 164 works in 451 publications in 13 languages and 10,092 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Wildlife films  Comedy films  History  Animal films  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Musical films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by B.A.C. Films
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in French and held by 1,087 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
Safar-i Qandahār = Kandahar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Persian and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nafas, an Afghan-born Canadian journalist, returns to her homeland in a desperate attempt to reach her sister, who, overcome with grief after being injured by a landmine and her despair over the Taliban's oppression of women, has vowed that she will commit suicide at the time of the next solar eclipse, only three days away
Turtles can fly( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in Kurdish and Pushto and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Kurdistan, Iraq, near the Turkish border, a few weeks before the U.S.-Iraq war, near an enormous refugee camp an enterprising kid nicknamed Satellite makes a living installing TV antennas, hooking up the occasional satellite connection, and hiring out a worshipful gang of boys to perform odd jobs. Mostly they remove land mines and they do a good job of the dangerous work. Some have suffered for it, but they manage. A boy known to everyone as The Boy With No Arms, gently disarms mines by removing the firing pin with his lips. The prospect of war fills everyone with dread. The children suffer first, and suffer hardest. Death might come from the sky or from the ground, or it might not come at all, but the prospect of it always lingers
Ghost dog : the way of the samurai by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 729 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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Junon is the matriarch of the troubled Vuillard family, who come together at Christmas after she learns 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 )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 602 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 Wa li( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Tibetan and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhe ge yu shi ge jue de shan cun zhong, mei nian zui da zui zhong yao de shi, jiu shi yao dai zhu li niu bei zhu zi ji cun zhuang de yan, chang tu ba she heng yue zheng ge shan feng, qu ling yi ge bu luo jiao huan liang shi . zhe tang lu mei nian quan cun du you lao qiu chang ting lei dai ling, dan shi jin nian bu tong le, yuan ben ying gai ji cheng qiu chang zhi wei de da er zi yi wai guo shi le, liu xia zhi ling de xiao hai . cun zhong ling yi ge nian qing ren ka ma, xiang dai ti lao qiu chang si qu de er zi de wei zhi . liang ren hu xiang di shi, yi ge zi de fang fa dai dui shang shan, jing guo le zhe yi duan chong man bo zhe he li lian de xing lu zhi hou, rang ting lei he ka ma zhe liang ge gu zhi de nan ren you le jin shi qian xian . hu xiang liao jie de ji hui
Farinelli, il castrato by Gérard Corbiau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a world famous castrato in the 18th century is told. With charisma, talent, drive and success, Farinelli had everything: money, talent, fame, women, and the voice of an angel. He becomes obsessed with earning the respect of his brother's rival, the composer Handel
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 337 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 towards redemption, a quest that profoundly touches the lives of both his girlfriend and the accident victim's mother
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nelly is a disheartened young Parisian with marriage and financial troubles. Introduced to the wealthy Arnaud by a mutual friend, Nelly agrees to assist him in 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 )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 244 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 221 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
Jasper : journey to the end of the world by Alessandro Gottardo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 217 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
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years of shooting were needed by five teams in order to follow bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to another, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother dies, four-year-old Ponette tries a number of methods to cope with the loss
Les Chansons d'amour = Love songs by Christophe Honoré( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 204 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
Jeanne la Pucelle by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film tells the story of Joan of Arc. Battles describes her early life, hearing the voices, and the victory over the English. Prisons describes her capture, imprisonment, trial, and execution
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 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc characteristics: CLV, double sided
L'Auberge espagnole = The Spanish apartment by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

29 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and Chinese and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Xavier is a strait-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." -- Tomado del envase
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Turtles can fly
Ghost dog : the way of the samuraiNelly & Monsieur ArnaudWinged Migration
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BAC Films