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Fox Lorber Films

Works: 178 works in 403 publications in 11 languages and 16,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  New wave films  Documentary films  Crime films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Biography 
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 803 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 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quarante ans, NJ se demande si sa vie n'aurait pas pu être différente. La rencontre fortuite avec un amour de jeunesse, Sherry, lui donne envie de tout laisser tomber et de repartir de zéro. Mais avec une famille à charge, il ne peut réaliser ce séduisant projet. Le jour du mariage de son beau-frère, sa belle-mère tombe dans le coma. Pour les enfants de NJ, Ting-Ting et Yang-Yang, parler à leur grand-mère inanimée est une épreuve. NJ décide de partir au Japon, officiellement pour des raisons professionnelles. Il a en fait décidé de renouer avec son passé amoureux
Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 569 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 Stefan Haupt( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Persian and Iranian and held by 547 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 )

9 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 between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story charting the friendhip of two writers, beginning in the bohemian playground of Paris before World War 1. The two meet up with a mercurial French girl who alternates between the French and the German students. After the war they meet again, and the story unfolds over twenty-five years in a constantly changing triangle
La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

4 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 439 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 )

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

Two Turkish anti-terrorist agents are sent to New York City on a mission to find and bring back the dangerous leader of a radical Islamic organization. Working with the FBI and NYPD, the agents orchestrate the arrest of a well respected Muslim scholar and family man. Underlining America's paranoia with the Islamic world post 9/11, 'The Terrorist', asks the question of whether innocence or guilt even matters to one who lusts for vengeance
Vénus beauté (institut) = Venus Beauty (salon) by Tonie Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 360 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
Flowers of Shanghai by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 357 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
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
L'humanité by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharaon de Winter is a police detective who lives with his mother in a working-class town in northern France. He agonizes over the evil he confronts every day during the course of his work. The brutal rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl tests Pharaon's profound humanity to its limits as the investigation proceeds to its climax, and as Pharaon struggles to grasp the crime's meaning
On the ropes( Visual )

5 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 233 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 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drieluik over een aantal bewoners van hetzelfde straatje waarbij door misdaad, armoede en prostitutie het leven van de drie hoofdpersonen langzaam maar zeker ontwricht raakt
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 230 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 squalor, 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 United States Catholic Conference( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 227 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 set precedents for the counter-cultural movements of the last half of America's 20th century
Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi? by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

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

8-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
Mother and son = Matʹ i syn = Mutter und Sohn by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between his social conscience that dictates he should look after his mother in her old age and his need to lead a normal existence whilst still in the prime of his life, Arthur tries to accommodate his mother's constant demands for affection and attention
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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 = TheeviravaathiL'humanitéOn the ropesBalzac : a life of passionEl callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley