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Fox Lorber Films

Overview
Works: 184 works in 442 publications in 11 languages and 16,658 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  New wave films  Documentary films  Crime films  History  Biography  Comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Distributor, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time criminal kills a police officer, setting in motion a tragic series of events for both himself and his American girlfriend
Yi Yi = A one and a two by Dechang Yang( Visual )

8 editions published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 644 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 545 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 529 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 )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in French and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie, a professor of English literature in a Paris university, has been happily married to Jean for 25 years, although they have no children. During their summer vacations in the southwest of France, Jean leaves Marie sunbathing on the beach and goes to swim in the sea. When Marie turns back, she cannot find Jean. Has he left her? commited suicide? drowned? With no clue and no body to mourn over, Marie acts as her husband was still alive
La notte by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

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

Un escritor de moda vive de su mujer, sin tener aún ingresos propios. Él no ama a su mujer. En una fiesta a la que son invitados, filtreará con la hija del acaudalado anfitrión. El dueño ofrecerá al escritor que trabaje con él, y así podrá tener una independencia económica
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and held by 437 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
The terrorist = Theeviravaathi by Santosh Sivan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Tamil and held by 402 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 )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angèle, who works in a salon in Paris, has given up on love and has a string of casual and anonymous affairs. When a younger man pledges his undying love, she reexamines what love really means, through her own experiences and those of her clients and co-workers
Flowers of Shanghai by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1894 novel by Han Ziyun this film is set in the elegant brothels of late nineteenth century Shanghai, a hermetic world with its own highly ritualized codes of behavior, where "flower girls," must win, and then hold, the affection of their wealthy callers
Le petit soldat = The little soldier by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 264 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 260 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
L'humanité by Bruno Dumont( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 243 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
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

6 editions published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 235 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
On the ropes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on aspiring boxers training at Bed-Stuy Boxing Center in Brooklyn, New York
El callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley by Jorge Fons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 227 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
Balzac : a life of passion by Josée Dayan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in French and English and held by 225 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
Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi? by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

7 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
The source by Philip Guston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 223 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
Mother and son = Matʹ i syn = Mutter und Sohn by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 214 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'humanitéTerra estrangeiraOn the ropesEl callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley
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