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B.A.C. Films

Overview
Works: 143 works in 428 publications in 16 languages and 10,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Wildlife films  Comedy films  Animal films  History  Film adaptations  Samurai films  Musical films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by B.A.C. Films
Safar-i Qandahār = Kandahar by Muḥsin Makhmalbāf( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,125 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
Indochine by Régis Wargnier( Visual )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930s when Eliane runs one of Indochina's biggest rubber plantations and looks after her adopted Indochinese daughter. Eliane meets and falls in love with a French navy officer. Her teenage daughter, who knows nothing of the affair, falls in love with the same officer after he saves her from a terrorist
Turtles can fly by Bahman Ghobadi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Kurdish and held by 848 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 )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young African-American hitman, who goes by the nickname of Ghost Dog, reveres the Samurai code of ethics and honor. When a Mafia boss's daughter witnesses one of his assassinations, his position is compromised and he is targeted by his own organization. He is then faced with the problem of defending his life while honoring the ancient code of the Samurai
Un conte de noël = Christmas tale by Arnaud Desplechin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 663 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 )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 601 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 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una aventura épica de romance, peligro, venganza y muerte. El hijo del líder de la región de Dolpo, en las montañas de Nepal, muere. Tinle, el viejo líder de los Dolpopas, culpa a Karma de la muerte de su hijo. Cuando Karma decide emprender la tradicional Caravana de Yacs para comercializar sal antes del tiempo que los antiguos rituales lo establecen, como un signo de que lo antiguo no tiene cabida en este mundo, Tinle se opone y trata de evitarlo. Pero aún así, Karma se lanza en la Caravana. La tristeza por la muerte de su hijo hará que Tinle viaje a través de las tormentosas cumbres tras las huellas de Karma, no solo para pedirle respuestas sobre su hijo, sino para exigirle y enseñarle a respetar las tradiciones de su pueblo, y de los antiguos habitantes de la región de Dolpo."--Envase
Farinelli, il castrato by Gérard Corbiau( Visual )

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

The Academy Award-nominated FARINELLI takes us into the world of the world's greatest castrato. A strikingly gifted singer with a range of more than three octaves, Farinelli was given little choice but to sacrifice his manhood in exchange for his art, and as his career was founded on the surgery that would dramatically restrict his off-stage life, his art was in turn hemmed in by his family. Carlo's father declared early on that he should only sing the songs of his brother Riccardo, and while Farinelli's fame gives Riccardo's career a needed boost, the mediocrity of Riccardo's compositions holds Farinelli back. When the singer is given the opportunity to work with the great composer Handel, his brother's jealously and Farinelli's own poorly chosen career alliances stand in his way
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 338 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 by Claude Sautet( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in French and held by 282 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 )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 241 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 )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Japanese and Spanish and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young recruit Kano joins the elite fighting force Shinsengumi and realises that he has become the object of desire amoungst his fellow comrades. Whilst the samurai adhere to a set of strict rules, the senior members of the militia have a growing concern of the consequences of Kano's effect on the other samurai."--Container
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 226 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
Jasper : journey to the end of the world by Alessandro Gottardo( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 222 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
Ponette by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in French and held by 222 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
Les Chansons d'amour = Love songs by Christophe Honoré( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 212 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 184 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
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 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a reclusive 17th century French composer and his two beautiful daughters are forever changed by a flamboyant young student
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 169 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 = The Spanish apartment by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and Chinese and held by 156 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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