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Films du losange (Firm)

Works: 130 works in 671 publications in 7 languages and 17,477 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Films du losange (Firm)
Most widely held works by Films du losange (Firm)
Amour by Michael Haneke( Visual )

15 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for her at home as she wishes"--IMDb
Europa Europa Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish boy, separated from his family at the age of thirteen, takes on various identities to hide his Jewish heritage
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( Visual )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A talk show host and his wife are living an ideal life until videotapes of them show up on their front porch. As the tapes get more and more personal, they start investigating who is behind it. Will they find more than they bargained for?
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. Maximilien Robespierre and his allies have set up a monstrous dictatorship, beginning the infamous "Reign of Terror." Danton pleads with the people for an end to the bloodshed which violates the spirit of their revolution
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 777 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
Raja by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Raja is a nineteen-year-old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama about a wealthy middle-aged Frenchman's complex relationship with a local youth. Fred's attempts to seduce Raja, and their mutual attempt at manipulation, are fractured by their gross disparity of income, age and cultural sophistication"--Container
La virgen de los sicarios Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and French and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An older writer, Fernando, returns to his hometown, Medellin, Colombia. There he falls in love with 16-year-old assassin, Alexis. After Alexis is killed, Fernando hunts for his killer in the Medellin slums and falls in love with Wilmar, a boy who resembles Alexis
Le genou de Claire by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirizes a diplomat's sexual temptations. On vacation with his fiancée, he flirts with a brash, charming nymphet, while harboring a secret, peculiar obsession for her stunning teenage sister
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in French and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the brilliantly accomplished centerpiece of Rohmer's 'Moral Tales' series, Jean-Louis Trintignant plays Jean-Louis, one of the great conflicted figures of sixties cinema. A pious Catholic engineer in his early thirties, he lives by a strict moral code in order to rationalize his world, drowning himself in mathematics and the philosophy of Pascal. After spotting the delicate, blonde Françoise at Mass, he vows to make her his wife, although when he unwittingly spends the night at the apartment of the bold, brunette divorcée Maud, his rigid ethical standards are challenged. A breakout hit in the United States, My Night at Maud's was one of the most influential and talked-about films of the decade
Holy motors by Léos Carax( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in French and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elf Episoden aus dem Leben von Monsieur Oscar, der von Sonnenaufgang bis Sonnenuntergang in einer weißen Stretch-Limousine durch Paris chauffiert wird und dabei jeweils in eine andere Existenz schlüpft [...]. Der hochenergetische Film bietet ein vom Hauptdarsteller Denis Lavant mit beängstigender Präsenz gemeistertes Stakkato voller Einfälle und cinephiler Anspielungen. Er strotzt vor visueller Kraft und Energie und lässt sich als hypnotisch-grotesker Versuch über das Menschsein an der Grenze zu Verfall und Tod interpretieren." []
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in French and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaspard, a recent university graduate, arrives at the seaside in Bretagne for three weeks' vacation before starting a new job. He's hoping his sort-of girlfriend, the fickle Lena, will join him there; but as the days pass, he welcomes the interest of Margot, a student of ethnology working as a waitress for the summer. Things start to get complicated when the spoken-for Margot encourages Gaspard to have a summer romance with her friend, Solene, and he complies
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and French and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koko, a six-year-old gorilla, is the subject of a controversial Stanford University research project conducted by Penny Patterson. A perceptive simian who communicates with humans via sign language, Koko knows more than 300 signs and can combine them to make new hybrid descriptions. Director Schroeder and cinematographer Almendros present a visual argument exposing the contradictions that arise when scientific experiments are used to graph human behavior onto animals
Pauline a la plage by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in French and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager, Pauline, and her cousin Marion are spending the summer at the beach in Normandy. They meet three eligible bachelors who seem interested in them, but soon romance is threatened by lies and deceit
Conte d'hiver = a winter's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in French and English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple, Félicie and Charles, meet while on holiday and fall deeply in love. In a fatal slip, she gives him the wrong address, and, as a result, he disappears from her life. Five years later, she's a Parisian hairdresser with a daughter and two lovers--but her true love, she knows, is forever lost. Or is he?
Love in the afternoon by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Rohmer's Six moral tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but has no intention of taking any action. One day, Chloe, who had been a mistress of an old friend, begins dropping by his office. They meet as friends, irregularly in the afternoons, till eventually Chloe decides to seduce Frederic, causing him a moral dilemma
La boulangère de Monceau The girl at the Monceau bakery ; La carrière de Suzanne = Suzanne's career by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertrand bides his time in a casually hostile and envious friendship with college chum Guillaume. But when the ladies' man Guillaume seems to be making a play for the spirited, independent Suzanne, Bertrand watches bitterly with disapproval and jealousy
Les nuits de la pleine lune Full moon in Paris by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in French and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the story of Louise, a young interior designer bored with her life in the sleepy suburbs with her live-in boyfriend Remi, an architect by trade and a homebody by nature. Eager to lead the life of an independent socialite in the city, Louise arranges to move back into her Paris apartment during the week
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
Six in Paris by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six directors release six vignettes set in different sections of Paris. Includes: Saint-Germain-des-Pres (Douchet); Gare du Nord (Rouch); Rue Saint-Denis (Pollet); Place de l'Etoile (Rhomer); Montparnasse and Levallois (Godard); and La Muette (Chabrol)
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts by Gérard Depardieu( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in French and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Molière's play about the havoc created in a rich merchant's household when he falls under the influence of a charismatic and hypocritical religious zealot
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Films du Losange

Ma nuit chez MaudA summer's taleLa boulangère de Monceau The girl at the Monceau bakery ; La carrière de Suzanne = Suzanne's careerPerceval le GalloisSix in Paris