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Films du losange (Firm)

Overview
Works: 197 works in 786 publications in 7 languages and 19,489 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Crime films 
Roles: prn, pre, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 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 )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,594 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
Das weisse Band : eine deutsche Kindergeschichte = The White Ribbon by Michael Haneke( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Protestant village in Northern Germany prior to the outbreak of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring involving the children and teenagers of a choir run by the school teacher and their families. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society that the local pastor's daughter appears to be the leader of
Europa Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,307 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 )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This utterly compelling psychological thriller from Michael Haneke - one of cinema's most daring, original and controversial directors - stars Daniel Auteuil as Georges, a television presenter who begins to recieive mysterious and alarming packages containing covertly filmed videos of himself and his family. To the mounting consternation of Georges and his wife (Juliette Binoche) the footage on the tapes - which arrive wrapped in drawings of disturbingly violent images - becomes increasingly personal, and sinister anonymous phone calls are made. Convinced he knows the identity of the person responsible, Georges embarks on a rash and impulsive course of action that throws up some unpleasant facts about his past and leads to shockingly unexpected consequences -- Container
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Danton, the popular revolutionary leader, returns to Paris at a time when the new Republic is in disarray. 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
Holy motors by Léos Carax( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in French and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) on his rollicking, soulful journey by limousine through the streets of Paris as he transforms into multiple characters for a series of mysterious "appointment." Director Leos Carax melds monster movie, film noir, romantic drama, musical, crime thriller, and anime in his mirthful, mind-bending masterwork, featuring new original music performed by Kylie Minogue. Eva Mendes and Kylie Minogue also star alongside Denis Lavant, whose performance has been named Top 10 of the Year by TIME Magazine. One of the most acclaimed and beloved films of the year, HOLY MOTORS is a ravishing fever dream of becoming, unraveling and starting all over again
La virgen de los sicarios = Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempestuous love story between Fernando, an older man who has recently returned to his crime-ridden drug capitol hometown of Medellin, Colombia and the gun-happy 16-year-old assassin Alexis, who murders all too easily. When Alexis himself is fatally gunned down, grief-stricken Fernando hunts for his young lover's killer in the Medellin slums, but instead encounters Wilmar, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Alexis
Raja by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 564 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
Le genou de Claire by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

34 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in French and English and held by 527 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
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in German and English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American sociopath who sells forged paintings in Germany arranges for a desperate art restorer to carry out a high-paying mob hit
Ma nuit chez Maud = My night with Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in French and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Louis Trintignant plays an engineer seeking the perfect mate. Just when he thinks he has found her, he finds himself accidentally spending the night sharing the bed of a seductive divorcee, Maud
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 417 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 = [Pauline at the beach] by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in French and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuse by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in French and English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two older men spend their holidays in a house near St. Tropez with a young girl who collects men the way some people collect art. Both men try to resist being added to her collection, however, they soon fall victim to her charm
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in French and English and held by 397 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 = the American friend( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 337 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
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
L'amour, l'après-midi by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in French and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful young executive living in the suburbs with his new pregnant wife, finds himself more attracted to the other woman he meets in the city
Die Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O-- by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in German and French and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic wars, a young widow who is saved from an attempted rape finds herself mysteriously pregnant several months later. Unaware of how this happened, she is sent away by her family and ends up marrying her rescuer, whom she doesn't know is the child's father
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Jean Douchet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short films present stories of different neighborhoods of Paris. In "Rue Saint Denis", an experienced prostitute picks up a virginal dishwasher; in "Place de l'Etoile", a timid salesclerk thinks he has committed murder; in Montparnasse et Levallois, a woman is afraid she has mixed up letters to her two boyfriend; in "La muette" a young boy finds a way to ignore his obnoxious parents
 
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Caché = Hidden
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Le genou de ClaireMa nuit chez Maud = My night with MaudSix contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneusePerceval le GalloisDie Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O--Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch
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