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Fox Lorber Films

Works: 185 works in 404 publications in 10 languages and 16,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  New wave films  Crime films  Documentary films  Road films  History  Biography  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Fox Lorber Films
A bout de souffle = Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Michel, a handsome young criminal, who is on the run after stealing a car and killing a policeman. He hides out in the Paris apartment of his American girlfriend and together they dodge the police, make love and steal cars to finance a trip to Italy. As the police net tightens, Michel becomes more desperate and his girlfriend commits the ultimate act of betrayal
Yi Yi = A one and a two by Dechang Yang( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story follows the individual lives of the Jian family. Due to many circumstances, the entire family will have to re-evaluate who they are and what their lives have become
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Marleen Gorris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Clarissa Dalloway prepares for an elaborate party, she remembers another summer in the past, when she was a beautiful young woman. Her preparations are interrupted by the unexpected arrival of a former suitor from that long-ago summer. As the day of the party unfolds, Mrs. Dalloway's life also becomes strangely intertwined with a young man she never meets, but whose tragic fate strikes a chord of truth, deep in her soul, that she cannot deny
Il cerchio = The circle by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Persian and Iranian and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is afraid to tell her pregnant daughter's in-laws that the expected male child did not arrive--it is a girl instead. A group of women recently released from prison can't escape from being prisoners. A destitute mother tries to abandon the daughter she can't provide for. The police pick up a prostitute while her customers go free. In the fundamentalist theocracy of Iran, these women have all committed an eternal crime: being female. Surrounded by suffering and oppression, the world closes in on these women, limiting those choices that haven't already been made for them, along the narrow, tragic paths of Iranian womanhood
Sous le sable = Under the sand by François Ozon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For many years, Marie and Jean have happily spent their vacations together at their country house. One day at the beach, Marie naps in the sand while Jean goes for a swim. When she awakens, he is gone. Did he drown? Did he run off? Distraught, Marie notifies the authorities but after an extensive search, no body is found. Ultimately Marie grapples with her life alone while keeping her husband's memory alive
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1912. Jules, un Allemand, et Jim, un français, deviennent des amis inséparables. Ils tombent tous deux amoureux de Catherine, mais c'est Jules qu'elle épouse. La guerre les sépare. À la fin du conflit, Jim les rejoint en Allemagne. Catherine n'est pas heureuse et Jules accepte qu'elle prenne Jim comme amant. Ils ne peuvent avoir d'enfant. Jim rentre en France. Plus tard, alors que Jim doit épouser Gilberte, sa maîtresse, Catherine l'invite pour une promenade en voiture, et les précipite dans la Seine
La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariés depuis dix ans, l'écrivain Giovanni Pontano et sa femme Lidia forment un couple apparemment uni, alors qu'en réalité leur amour est presque mort. Une visite à un ami mourant provoque chez Lidia un accès de mélancolie et d'amertume. Le soir même, les époux cherchent à tromper leur ennui commun dans une boîte de nuit puis dans une soirée mondaine. Chacun de son côté, ils cherchent sans conviction une aventure amoureuse. À l'aube, un entretien douloureux leur révèle la perte de leur amour qu'ils essaient de retrouver dans une étreinte désespérée. [(c) Médiafilm]
The terrorist = Theeviravaathi by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Tamil and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, a suicide bomber examines her emotions and finds herself in a psychological divide as she contemplates her future
Flowers of Shanghai by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in late nineteenth-century Shanghai and takes place in an elegant brothel. With its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, the lives of the "Flower girls" depend on their ability to win, and then keep, the affections of their wealthy callers
Vénus beauté (institut) = Venus Beauty (salon)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy which follows the life of Angèle, a forty-something woman who makes her living at a Parisian spa and whose life has been a series of hedonistic and reckless one-night stands
Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in French and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic wife of a Parisian jeweller tries to pull herself together after the suicide of her husband who leaves behind some valuable diamonds. As she tries to reconnect with his business, the widow is drawn into a shady underworld of international diamond trading
Le petit soldat = The little soldier by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from France. Drama. A disillusioned man becomes involved in politics, submits to torture and commits murder, despite not having deep political beliefs
On the ropes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinema verite portrait of three aspiring boxers and their trainer, a one-time sparring partner of Muhammad Ali, as they work toward the 1997 Golden Gloves competition
Balzac : a life of passion by Josée Dayan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bio-pic about the passionate life of the great French novelist, Honore de Balzac, who was ignored by critics and harassed by debt-collectors and sustained by the Russian countess whom he loved his entire life
El callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in the old downtown section of Mexico City. The events that take place have been divided into the stories of three neighbors whose lives are entertwined. Rutilio, the family man who experiences homosexual feelings that shatter his domestic life; Susanita, the spinster who dreams of getting married and falls prey to a thief; and Alma, the virgin who becomes a cocaine addicted prostitute."--Container
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco, an aspiring actor from Sao Paulo, longs to leave his native Brazil. Tired of living in suqalior, he accepts a 'delivery job' from a shady antique dealer and travels to Lisbon carrying a violin filled with uncut diamonds. But when the exchange goes bad, he finds himself on the run from an underworld thug and in the arms of Alex, a beautiful woman caught up in the Portuguese black market."--Container
The source by Philip Guston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Chuck Workman explores the lives, works and influence of four leading lights of the "Beat Generation" of the 1950s: Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs and Neal Cassady. Cutting back and forth between archival footage of his subjects and readings of selections from the authors' works, he creates a fast-paced collage of images that show how the Beats became the dominant counter-cultural movement of the last half of America's 20th century
Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in Arabic and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18-year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances
Pierrot le fou by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in French and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving wife and child behind, Ferdinand takes off on a wild adventure with the babysitter Marianne. As they become entangled with murder and gangsters, mysterious events destroy their happiness and lead to an explosive finale
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A bout de souffle = Breathless
Yi Yi = A one and a twoIl cerchio = The circleSous le sable  = Under the sandThe terrorist = TheeviravaathiOn the ropesBalzac : a life of passionEl callejón de los milagros = Midaq AlleyTerra estrangeira