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B.A.C. Films

Works: 168 works in 482 publications in 14 languages and 10,090 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nature films  Wildlife films  History  Romance films  Musical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by B.A.C. Films
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in French and held by 1,133 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 Éliane, 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, Éliane's past lover
Safar-i Qandahār = Kandahar( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Persian and held by 849 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 824 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 721 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 645 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 )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a man betrays his family by having an affair with another woman, which changes the course of events with both his wife and his mistress
Himalaya by Wa li( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Tibetan and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner. The balance of power shifts uneasily as they make their annual salt trek across the Himalayas
Farinelli, il castrato by Gérard Corbiau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Farinelli, is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel's time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice. During his life he becomes a very famous opera singer
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling novelist's 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 )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 276 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 )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Giovanni est un psychanalyste qui croyait avoir réponse à tout. Dans son cabinet, ses patients lui confient une longue liste de doléances et de névroses qui tranche avec sa propre existence calme et réconfortante, organisée autour de la cellule familiale et faites d'habitudes quotidiennes. Jusqu'à ce qu'une tragédie inimaginable vienne frapper la famille et bouleverser la vie de chacun de ses membres. Giovanni doit désormais trouver le courage nécessaire pour surmonter son propre deuil et la force pour soulager ceux qui le réclame le plus."--Boîtier
Gohatto = Taboo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 220 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 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 212 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
Jasper : journey to the end of the world by Alessandro Gottardo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 202 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 their 9 year old human friend, Emma, retrieve the eggs of a threatened parrot species from the evil Dr. Block
Les Chansons d'amour = Love songs by Christophe Honoré( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ismael et Julie sont amoureux. Ils ont débuté un ménage-à-trois avec Alice, une collègue de travail d'Ismael, bien que ce ne soit pas tout à fait ce que Julie souhaite. Ismael est inconscient de l'hésitation de Julie et se sent parfois exclu -- jaloux meme -- de la relation entre Alice et Julie. Mais alors, tout change
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to live with her relatives, Ponette experiences the hopes, dreams and fears of a child following the loss of a parent. Ultimately, it is her faith, love and strength of character that enable Ponette to triumphantly overcome her tragedy
Jeanne la Pucelle by Jacques Rivette( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 181 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
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 181 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
Safar-i Qandahār = Kandahar by Muḥsin Makhmalbāf( Visual )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nafas is a young Afghan journalist who has taken refuge in Canada. When she receives a desperate letter from her little sister, who was forced to stay behind after being crippled by a land mine, Nafas immediately returns. Having grown deeply depressed by the situation for herself and all women living under the Taliban regime, Nafas' sister has decided to end her own life before the imminently approaching eclipse of the sun. With only three days left, Nafas must make the dangerous journey across the Iran-Afghanistan border to save her. DVD
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 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.17 for Jasper : j ... to 0.57 for Safar-i Qa ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Turtles can fly
Ghost dog : the way of the samuraiNelly & Monsieur ArnaudWinged Migration
Alternative Names
B.A.C. Films

BAC Films

BAC Films bedrijf uit Frankrijk

BAC Films French film distributor