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Films du losange (Firm)

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Works: 198 works in 555 publications in 6 languages and 15,528 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Melodrama  Fiction  Cross-cultural studies  Motion pictures  Personal narratives  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Films du losange (Firm)
Danton by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic recounting of the power struggle between the leading figures of the French revolution, Danton and Robespierre. with the new republic in place, Robespierre heads the 'Committee for Public Safety" and has begun his "Reign of Terror", flushing out any dissenting voices and sending them to the guillotine. Danton returns to Paris after his self-imposed exile to call an end to the bloodshed, but in doing so makes a dangerous enemy of his former ally
Caché Hidden by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and English and held by 1,088 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?
Amour by Michael Haneke ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2013 in French and English and held by 1,037 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
Hitlerjunge Salomon Europa Europa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes the bizarre but true story of Solomon "Solly" Perel, a Jew who avoided the concentration camps and certain death by hiding in plain sight. After Kristallnacht, his family flees to Poland, but soon after Solly has lost his brother and is alone, living by luck and wits. Solly finds himself in a series of adventures: in a Russian orphanage, captured by a German unit, celebrated as a hero, and sent in triumph to a Hitler Youth School. Although born on the same day as the Führer, Solly is circumcised and so must avoid intimate encounters. He fends off both a homosexual Nazi and a beautiful, virulently anti-Semitic girlfriend who's dying to conceive an Aryan child for the Fatherland. Despite some narrow escapes, Solly thrives through the chaos, as it seems a higher power is keeping an eye on him
Europa, Europa by Agnieszka Holland ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of a Jewish teenager who survived World War II by living as a Nazi for 7 years
La virgen de los sicarios Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 557 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 )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and English and held by 539 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 502 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
Raja by Jacques Doillon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 491 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
Six contes moraux ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A succession of jousts between fragile men and the women who tempt them"--Container
Koko a talking gorilla ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Koko, a Talking Gorilla is a documentary from 1978 that observes a zoo-born female gorilla in the fifth year of an experiment in human-simian communications. Dr. Penny Patterson has taught Koko hundreds of sign-language words in American Sign Language. Observing Koko's daily routine, her responses, her rejection of a new yellow sweater for her worn older red one, and her initiation of new subjects in conversation prompts more questions than it answers. What separates man from animal? The ability to construct a society, to speak, or to understand complex thought? No matter the conclusions, the film remains a compelling document of a fascinating experiment
Holy motors by Léos Carax ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This surreal dream-like drama follows Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one appointment to the next and one life to the next. Driven to nine mysterious appointments in a white limousine by his chauffeur Celine, Oscar transforms himself into a series of entirely different identities. He is, in turn, company chairman, family man, beggar, monster, murderer... "--Container
Pauline a la plage by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in French and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
L'amour, l'après-midi by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in French and English and held by 329 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
Le Tartuffe pièce en cinq actes = Tartuffe : a play in five acts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 312 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
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
Six in Paris ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 275 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)
Un amour de Swann Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan."--External container
Les nuits de la pleine lune Full moon in Paris by Éric Rohmer ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in French and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman in Paris moves out on her lover in order to experience freedom and finds it brings only misery
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneuse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a "collector" of men
 
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