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Films du losange (Firm)

Overview
Works: 150 works in 731 publications in 7 languages and 18,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Detective and mystery films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  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 )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 1,583 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 )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,441 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 )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,142 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
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in French and English and held by 1,117 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 = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and German and held by 809 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 623 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 )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in Spanish 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.--Container
Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. VI, Love in the afternoon by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful young suburban executive with a pregnant wife spends his afternoons with his unconventional Parisian lover
Le genou de Claire by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in French and English and held by 532 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
Holy motors by Léos Carax( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in French and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the life of Monsieur Oscar, a shadowy character who journeys from one life to the next. He is, in turn, captain of industry, assassin, beggar, monster, family man
Ma nuit chez Maud by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in French and held by 481 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
A summer's tale by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in French and English and held by 426 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
Pauline a la plage = [Pauline at the beach] by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in French and held by 424 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
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
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 410 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
Les nuits de la pleine lune = Full moon in Paris by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in French and held by 313 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
Perceval le Gallois by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stylized film adaptation of Chrétien de Troyes' 12th century Arthurian romance featuring the knight Perceval
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in French and held by 281 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)
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 275 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
Six contes moraux by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in French and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A succession of jousts between fragile men and the women who tempt them"--Container
 
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Six contes moraux. Six moral tales. VI, Love in the afternoonMa nuit chez MaudA summer's taleSix contes moraux. Six moral tales. IV, La collectionneusePerceval le GalloisParis vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, RouchDie Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O--Six contes moraux