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Road Movies Filmproduktion

Overview
Works: 151 works in 659 publications in 7 languages and 18,252 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Interviews  Sports films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Road Movies Filmproduktion
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

64 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

47 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music
Bend it like Beckham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer 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 team
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,336 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
Bend It Like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer 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 team
The blues, a musical journey by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 833 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 and more, 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 )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 716 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 )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in German and English and held by 536 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
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying art restorers enters into an uneasy alliance with an art forger after agreeing to carry out a mob hit
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 390 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')
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a rundown bus station in rural Cuba, the line of passengers waiting just keeps getting longer. The problem is that every bus that passes by is already full. Their only hope is to wait for the station's bus to be fixed. As the disparate group settles in, relationships start forming between the passengers: Emilio, a young engineer, becomes smitten with a beautiful young woman who is en route to meet her Spanish fiancé, a blind man gets support from the others to go to the head of the line. Frustration and disorder reign when the one bus breaks down and no one can leave. Resigned to working together, the group magically transforms the station into a beautiful place where no one wants to leave."--Container
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances. Includes interviews with and performances by Ray Charles, Dr. John, Marcia Ball, Dav Brubeck, and others
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 368 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 Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 366 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
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 359 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. Goes on the road and behind the scenes with Bobby Rush and Rosco Gordon. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Lightning over water( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and German and held by 346 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
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 343 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 presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 342 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
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Figgis' film examines the embrace of the blues by British musicians and its global effect in interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement. Features music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios
Der Amerikanische Freund = the American friend( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young picture framer thinks that he has a terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money
 
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