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B.A.C. Films

Works: 111 works in 362 publications in 16 languages and 9,914 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Wildlife films  Animal films  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Musical films  Christmas films  Comedy 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 )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After receiving a desperate letter from her little sister forced to stay behind in Afghanistan, Nafas, a young journalist who has taken refuge in Canada, immediately returns to her country
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The attempts of Indochina to free itself from French rule in the 1930's is transposed on the relationship between a French mother and her adopted Indochinese daughter who both fall in the with the same man
Turtles can fly by Bahman Ghobadi( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Kurdish and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soran is a 13-year-old boy who orders other children around their refugee encampment as he installs an antennae for villagers keen to hear of Saddam's fall. Eventually, he falls for Agrin but is disturbed by her brother Henkov who can seemingly predict the future
Un conte de noël by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 707 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
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 704 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
Stellet licht by Carlos Reygadas( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 622 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 561 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 )

3 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 18th century, no man was more famous, more beloved, or more celebrated than the man called Farinelli. The amazing true story of the world famous castrato comes brilliantly to life in a sumptuous and sexy drama of high notes and even higher passions. With all the charisma, talent, drive and success of a modern-day rock star, Farinelli had everything: money, talent, fame, women... and the voice of an angel. ."--Container
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud by Claude Sautet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 304 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
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in French and held by 249 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 enables Ponette to triumphantly overcome her tragedy
Gohatto = Taboo by Nagisa Ōshima( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 246 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 244 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
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 238 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
Jasper : journey to the end of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 231 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
Tous les matins du monde All the mornings of the world by Alain Corneau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life 17th century composers Sainte Colombe and Marin Marais. The aged Marais looks back on his apprenticeship with the master of the viola da gamma, Sainte Colombe
Les Chansons d'amour Love songs by Christophe Honoré( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 215 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

Tells the story of Joan of Arc recorded in meticulous detail, relying on original court transcripts and eyewitness accounts. "The Battles," the first segment of this two-part account of her life, follows Joan from her birth in 1412 describing her early life, to her response to inner voices during battles at Orleans culminating with the defeat of the English at Tourelles. 2-DVD
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 165 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
Los bastardos by Amat Escalante( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Mexican day-laborers in Los Angeles, who normally stand on the corner by the home improvement store waiting for work to come, reach their breaking point and take a troubled housewife hostage in her own home
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 74 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
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Ghost dog : the way of the samuraiNelly & Monsieur ArnaudWinged migration