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Films du losange (Firm)

Overview
Works: 177 works in 671 publications in 7 languages and 17,669 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,555 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
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 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?
Europa Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,136 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

21 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 )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 794 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 588 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 )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 572 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 )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and English and held by 548 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 )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in French and held by 480 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
Holy motors by Léos Carax( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in French and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsieur Oscar, a mysterious, shadowy character, spends a day traveling through Paris in a limousine driven by his loyal chauffeur, Celine. During his travel, he journeys from one life to the next, taking on the appearances of a wide variety of characters, including a captain of industry, an assassin, a beggar, a monster, a reptilian sex god, a melancholy father, and a dying old man
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in French and English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graduate student takes a vacation and while waiting for his girlfriend, he becomes attracted to two other women. For the next three weeks, he must decide which woman he wants
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuse by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

19 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in French and English and held by 416 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
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 393 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
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in French and English and held by 380 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?
L'amour, l'après-midi by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 363 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
Pauline a la plage = [Pauline at the beach] by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in French and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
Les nuits de la pleine lune = Full moon in Paris by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in French and held by 299 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 )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in French and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval and a Greek-chorus like group of instumentalists/singers
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Jean Douchet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 290 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
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imposter cleric, cloaking his evil in piety, gets into the house of the wealthy Orgon, whom he alomst fools into promising him his wealth, position and his young daughter, when the king intervenes
 
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Caché = Hidden
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Ma nuit chez MaudA summer's taleSix contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneusePerceval le GalloisParis vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch