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Fox Lorber Films

Overview
Works: 178 works in 411 publications in 11 languages and 16,751 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  New wave films  Gangster films  Crime films  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Biography  Comedy films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Fox Lorber Films
A bout de souffle = Breathless by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

7 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 658 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 Marleen Gorris( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 563 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 536 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 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, Marie and Jean have spent their vacations at their country home. One day at the beach, Marie falls asleep while Jean goes for a swim. When she awakens, he is gone. Marie notifies the authorities and even after an extensive search, no body is found. Did he drown or did he just run off?
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends fall in love with the same woman, who has great difficulty choosing between them. Over the ensuing decades the 3 remain close friends, despite the sexual tension inherent in their situation
La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

5 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in Italian and No Linguistic content and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotionally estranged couple faces heartache, desperation, and personal loss all in the course of one night
The terrorist = Theeviravaathi by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Tamil and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman is chosen to be a suicide bomber by her terrorist group. It is a high honor but can she go through with it?
Vénus beauté (institut) = Venus Beauty (salon) by Tonie Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 358 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 )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A period drama that explores the elegant, decadent world of 19th-century Shanghai brothels. As the male clients indulge themselves, the "flower girls" toil to pay bills, stay safe, and save money to buy their freedom
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

"Set during the Algerian War, [the film] follows Bruno Forestier, a disillusioned young deserter who becomes involved in the French nationalist movement. He is ordered to kill an Algerian sympathizer, and although he does not hold deep political beliefs, commits the murder and undergoes torture when captured. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with a woman who he does not know is fighting for the other side"--Container
Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in French and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne is the wife of a famous diamond jeweler. When he suddenly commits suicide, she learns that the business is in shambles and she is drawn back into the jewel dealing world. Forced to sell a cache of stolen gems her husband hid in their home, she finds herself confronted by plenty of would-be suitors, including the Russian mafia and the De Beers diamond cartel
L'humanité by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 251 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 238 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
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 233 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."
Balzac : a life of passion by Josée Dayan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and English and held by 229 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 )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 227 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
The source by Philip Guston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the Beat Generation and their lasting influence. Includes interviews with Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Ken Kesey, Bob Dylan, and others; readings of Beat poetry by Johnny Depp, Dennis Hopper, and John Turturro; and archival footage of Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady
Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi? by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in Arabic and held by 223 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
Mother and son = Matʹ i syn = Mutter und Sohn by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against one stunning landscape after another, this is the tale of a son, his dying mother, and the enormous loss that impends as their ultimate separation approaches
 
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A bout de souffle = Breathless
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Yi Yi = A one and a twoIl cerchio = The circleSous le sable  = Under the sandThe terrorist = TheeviravaathiL'humanitéOn the ropesTerra estrangeiraBalzac : a life of passion