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Fox Lorber Films

Overview
Works: 224 works in 496 publications in 10 languages and 16,541 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Crime films  New wave films  Documentary films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Producer
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 )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and English and held by 777 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 620 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 520 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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Persian and Iranian and held by 518 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 )

10 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 440 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 436 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 )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Italian and held by 433 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 388 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
Vénus beauté (institut) = Venus Beauty (salon)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 339 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 313 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
Le petit soldat = The little soldier by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in French and held by 268 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
Baiser volés = Stolen kisses by François Truffaut( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in French and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third in the Antoine Doinel series, (first told in the film The 400 blows) and in many respects the autobiography of François Truffaut. After his dishonorable discharge from the army, Antoine embarks on a series of ill-fated jobs, finally settling on an amusing stint as a private detective. In his ever-turbulent love life, he finds himself torn between an attractive, serious-minded young violinist and a glamorous, older married woman
Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in French and held by 244 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 241 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 226 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."
On the ropes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 225 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
El callejón de los milagros = Midaq Alley by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starring Mexican Hollywood star Salma Hayek and with 49 international awards (including a Golden Ariel Award and a Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film); this is the most-awarded film in Mexican history!
The source by Philip Guston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 216 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 attempt to show how the Beats became the dominant counter-cultural movement of the last half of America's 20th century
Mother and son = Matʹ i syn = Mutter und Sohn by Aleksandr Sokurov( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in Russian and held by 209 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
Hao nan hao nü by Xiaoxian Hou( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Chinese and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress starring in a film about the crackdown of suspected communists is perscuted by a mysterious man who faxes her pages from her diary
 
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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 = TheeviravaathiBaiser volés = Stolen kissesL'humanitéTerra estrangeiraOn the ropes
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