WorldCat Identities

Road Movies Filmproduktion

Overview
Works: 93 works in 523 publications in 7 languages and 18,236 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Comedy films  Biography  Interviews  Film adaptations  Musical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Road Movies Filmproduktion
Bend it like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jess's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play football like her hero, David Beckham, For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's football team
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in post-war Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

43 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legendary recording featuring the recently re-discovered talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians. It reveals astonishing life stories, vibrant personalities and unforgettable music of the brillantly talented but long-overlooked performers
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris
The blues, a musical journey( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck [and others] singing classic blues songs
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an illegal alien 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
Faraway, so close!( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in German and English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cassiel, an angel, decides to become human and experience life in post-cold war Berlin, he becomes unknowingly involved in the city's crime world
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatization, archival footage, and live performances explores the blues in the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Features contemporary musicians playing their works
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Scorsese traces the roots of the blues from the banks of the Niger River to the cotton fields and juke joints of Mississippi. Musician Corey Harris travels through Mississippi and West Africa, exploring the roots of blues music. The film celebrates the early Delta blues musicians through original performances (including Willie King, Taj Mahal, Otha Turner, and Ali Farka Toure), archival footage (featuring Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker), and interviews (including Corey Harris, Sam Carr, Toumani Diabate, Willie King, Dick Waterman, Taj Mahal, Johnny Shines, Otha Turner, Ali Farka Toure, Habib Koité, Salif Keita, and Keb' Mo')
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director, actor and piano-player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical acts as well as interviews and performances by such living legends as Ray Charles, Fats Domino and Dr. John
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and German and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on issues of identity -- how individuals see and define themselves based on clothes, where they live, how they see their place in the world. Profiles/interviews fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto as he and his staff prepare for the presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a downtown fleabag hotel, a media mogul's son has died and FBI agent Skinner has been brought in to find the murderer among the hotel's guests
Lightning over water by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and German and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1979, Wim Wenders traveled to New York City to make a film with legendary director Nicholas Ray. As Ray lays dying of cancer, he reflects on his life and career. The resulting film tells a moving story both about friendship and a life in cinema
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that are merciless. Liam is locked into a destiny that he can't escape, by a country that has written him off. His dreams of escaping to a better life sabotaged by his own refusal to the misery common to his class
 
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Wings of desire
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Road Movies Filmproduktion Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Road Movies Production.

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Der amerikanische Freund = American friend