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Films du losange (Firm)

Overview
Works: 283 works in 842 publications in 7 languages and 19,922 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Romance films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy 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 = Love by Michael Haneke( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,626 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 1,160 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
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( Visual )

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

A talk show host and his wife and son seem to be living an ideal life until clandestinely-filmed videotapes of their private lives start to show up on their front porch. As the tapes reveal more secrets, the resulting stress and fear leads to conflict, obsession, and deceit for the couple and brings back episodes from the husband's childhood when he wronged a young Algerian boy
Europa Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in German and Miscellaneous languages and held by 986 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 )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in French and held by 716 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 )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in French and held by 615 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
La virgen de los sicarios = Our lady of the assassins by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-weary author Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a beautiful but hardened street kid who lives by the rule of the gun. Together, they forge an unlikely relationship.--Case-slip
Raja by Jacques Doillon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in French and English and held by 540 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
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in German and English and held by 424 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
Koko, a talking gorilla by Barbet Schroeder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 415 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
Le genou de Claire( Visual )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in French and English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirizes a diplomat's sexual temptations. On vacation without his fiancée, he flirts with a brash, charming nymphet, while harboring a secret, peculiar obsession for her stunning teenage sister
Pauline a la plage = [Pauline at the beach] by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in French and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenager, Pauline, and her first boyfriend observe the adult antics around them
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in French and English and held by 395 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
Europa, Europa = Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Solomon Perel, born in Germany in 1925 of Polish-Jewish parents, who survives World War II by concealing his true identity and by living as a Nazi for seven years
Ma nuit chez Maud = My night with Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in French and held by 373 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in French and English and held by 362 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
Der Amerikanische Freund = the American friend( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 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
Les nuits de la pleine lune = Full moon in Paris by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in French and held by 305 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
Conte d'hiver = a winter's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in French and English and held by 282 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?
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in French and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
 
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