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August, Bille 1948-

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Most widely held works by Bille August
Les misérables by Bille August( Visual )

119 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor, and the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean
The house of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

108 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama which spans three generations of the Trueba family at whose core is the stormy yet passionate relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban
Pelle erobreren by Bille August( Visual )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging Swedish widower and his young son immigrate to a small Danish island in hopes of a better life. They encounter deprivation and misery, but the strength of their love keeps them going
Smilla's sense of snow by Bille August( Visual )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy from Greenland falls from the top of the house Smilla lives in, she suspects that this was not an accident. As she begin to investigate, she is pulled deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that could very well mean her death
Den Goda viljan = The best intentions( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in Swedish and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1909, poor, idealistic theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Ann Akerbloom, the intelligent, educated daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. Urbane Anna can't stand living in the rural country and grows increasingly restless. She returns to Uppsala and the couple's love and commitment are put to the test. The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents
Night train to Lisbon by Jeremy Irons( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
55 steps by Bille August( Visual )

7 editions published between 2017 and 2021 in English and French and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, follows patients' rights lawyer, Colette Hughes, and her client, Eleanor Riese, who is unable to refuse antipsychotic medication after she is involuntary committed to a psychiatric hospital in San Francisco
The color of freedom by Color of Freedom( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse conformists. The violence of the system on its white citizens was considerably more hidden than on its black ones, but it was violence all the same. White's were obligated to remain as ignorant as possible or be persecuted by the status quo
En sång för Martin = A song for Martin by Bille August( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous composer Martin meets concertmaster Barbara at one of his performances, and the two fall in love. After divorcing their spouses, Martin and Barbara marry and begin a happy life together. Five years later, as the couple is working on a new opera, Martin is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. As Martin's condition worsens and his personality changes, the couple strain to hold on to the love that once brought them together
Goodbye Bafana by Bille August( Visual )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het verhaal van James Gregory, die van 1966 tot 1990 onder meer op Robbeneiland de persoonlijke bewaker van Nelson Mandela was
In harm's way( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the attack on Pearl Harbor damaged Americans' morale, FDR decided bomb Tokyo in retaliation, to raise the public's hopes. Bomber planes led by Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle successfully bombed Tokyo, but after completing their mission, ran out of fuel and were forced to bail out in occupied China. One young pilot, Jack Turner, was hidden from brutal Japanese forces by local villagers, including a widow named Ying. With time running out, they took their one chance to make their break for safety
Convicted( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Cory is a convicted murderer spending her final days on Death Row. Her hopes and dreams are as lifeless as the walls that surround her. That is until the letters of a stranger awaken passions in her she thought had died long ago. While her attorney tries to appeal the verdict, Frank, the stranger, realizes he has fallen in love with Charlotte. Frank discovers that there are untold secrets behind the tragic circumstances of her imprisonment
Jerusalem by Bille August( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ganadora del premio Nobel Selma Lagerlöf nos presenta esta apasionante historia sobre el poder del amor y la búsqueda de un hombre por la fe. Escrita y dirigida por Bille August, director de Pelle el Conquistador y La Casa de los Espirítus, nos relata como Ingmar y Gertrude están profundamente enamorados, y se espera que pronto Ingmar herede las propiedades de su familia y sea el nuevo líder de la villa. Pero su felicidad se desvanece cuando un carismático predicador aparece y promete la salvación a todo aquel que lo siga hasta la Tierra Santa. La hermana mayor de Ingmar es tentada po sus palabras y vende la propiedad familiar al granjero Persson. Ingmar, se ve forzado a abandonar a Gertrude y se casa con la hija de Persson para salvar la granja familiar. Debido a la desesperación, Gertrude se une al predicador mientras la nueva esposa de Ingmar se da cuenta de como él está sufriendo y lo alienta a dirigirse a Jerusalem y traer a Gertrude de Regreso
Meryl Streep collection : America's greatest actress in three films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of the spirits: Esteban works hard and eventually gets enough money to buy a hacienda and become a local patriarch. He becomes very conservative and is feared by his workers. A hauntingly romantic epic tale spanning three generations of the Trueba family. At its core is the stormy, yet passionate relationship between the supernaturally gifted Clara and her controlling husband Esteban, who resists change both politically and personally
Nachtzug nach Lissabon by Bille [Regie] August( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raimund Gregorius, von seinen Schülern liebevoll "Mundus" genannt, Lateinlehrer und Altsprachengenie an einem Gymnasium, trifft auf der Kirchenfeldbrücke in Bern auf eine junge Portugiesin. Als diese sich in die kalten Fluten stürzen will, kann er sie gerade noch festhalten und retten. Doch kurz darauf verschwindet die Frau und zurück bleibt nur ihre Jacke mit einem Buch des portugiesischen Arztes Amadeu de Prado darin. In dem Buch entdeckt Raimund Gregorius durch Zufall ein Zugticket und entschliesst sich spontan dazu das Ticket zu nutzen. Er macht sich auf zu einer abenteuerlichen Reise nach Lissabon. Auf der Suche nach dem Autor vor Ort stösst Gregorius auf Teile eines Puzzlespiels mit höchsten Einsätzen, voller politischer und emotionaler Intrigen. Seine Reise überwindet Zeit und Raum, berührt Fragen der Geschichte, der Philosophie, der Medizin, trifft auf die Liebe und wird zur befreienden Suche nach dem wahren Sinn des Lebens. (Quelle:
Bille August's Twist + shout ; Zappa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Danish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twist and Shout is a gripping, sexy coming-of-age story in which four teenagers find love and heartbreak during the height of Beatlemania in 1960s Denmark. Zappa, the prelude to Twist and Shout, is the story of three teenagers in 1960s Copenhagen
Tales of innocence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indy witnesses a myriad of romantic miusadventures when he joins the French Foreign Legion
Silent heart( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of three generations gather over a weekend to say goodbye to Esther (Ghita Nørby) who suffers from an incurable disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and with the help of her husband Poul (Morten Grunwald) has chosen to pursue euthanasia when the weekend is over. But as the end approaches, the mother's decision becomes more and more difficult to handle for the daughters Heidi (Paprika Steen) and Sanne (Danica Curcic), and old conflicts come to the surface
Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee by Peter Høeg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Gletscherforscherin Smilla führt ein zurückgezogenes Leben in Kopenhagen. Lediglich die Freundschaft zu ihrem Nachbarsjugen Isajah kann die unterkühlte Grönländerin ein wenig erwärmen. Als der Junge eines Tages vom Dach fällt, gibt es für Fräulein Smilla keinen Zweifel: Es war Mord. Weil die Polizei an einen Unfall glaubt, beginnt die Schnee-Expertin selbst zu ermitteln. Mehr und mehr gerät nun Smilla selbst in die Schusslinie ihrer geheimnisvollen Gegner. Die Spur führt sie in das ewige Eis Grönlands und Dank ihres Gespürs für Schnee kommt sie der Wahrheit immer näher - und die ist so unglaublich wie schrecklich
The house of mirth ; Les misérables( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house of mirth: The glittering yet treacherous world of New York High Society comes to life in the heartbreaking story of Lily Bart, a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband but winds up disgraced and discarded
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Alternative Names
August, Bille 1948-

Augustas Bille

Bille August cinéaste et écrivain danois

Bille August dán filmrendező, operatőr, forgatókönyvíró

Bille August Dänischer Filmregisseur

Bille August Danish film director

Bille August dansk filmregissør

Bille August dánský režisér

Bille August Deens filmregisseur

Bille August director de cine danés

Bille August director de cinema danès

Bille August director de cinema dinamarqués

Bille August direktor di sine danes

Bille August duński reżyser filmowy

Bille August regista danese

Bille August regjisor danez

Bille August stiúrthóir scannán Danmhargach

Μπίλε Άουγκουστ

Билле Аугуст

Билле Аугуст датский кинорежиссёр

Біле Аўгуст

Білле Аугуст Данський кінорежисер

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בילה אוגוסט

בילה אוגוסט במאי קולנוע דני

بيل اوجست

بيل أوقست مخرج أفلام دنماركي

بیله آگوست

빌레 아우구스트

아우구스트, 빌레 1948-

어거스트, 빌 1948-

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