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Koch Lorber Films

Overview
Works: 169 works in 367 publications in 9 languages and 32,164 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Historical films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Nonfiction films  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: fds, prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Koch Lorber Films
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in Italian and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcello Rubini, a frustrated 'serious' writer, does tabloid journalism to make ends meet. He spends every evening in Via Veneto awaiting the next scandal, party invitation, or sexual proposition. From an enigmatic woman named Maddalena, to wealthy intellectual Steiner's penthouse, to a famous actress named Sylvia, Marcello finds himself caught up in the carnival spectacle of nightlife and its fleeting happiness. The empty evenings seem to weave together, a decadent rhythm punctuated only by the regret of the following morning. Marcello is consumed by self-doubt and unable to enjoy the success he has, and so stumbles on, dreaming of attaining the elusive sweet life
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Argentine teacher lives in blissful ignorance of the evils perpetrated by her country's government. Over time, she begins to suspect that her adopted daughter may have been the child of a murdered political prisoner. When she attempts to unearth the truth, her investigation reveals levels of political corruption so abhorrent that the illusions of her past life are irrevocably shattered
Katyn by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Polish and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Katyn is the harrowing true story of the massacre of Polish officers by Stalin's secret police during World War II, and of their families who, unaware of the crime, were still waiting for them to return. It's also a film about the continuing struggle over History and memory, and an uncompromising exploration of the Russian cover up of the massacre that prevented the Polish people from commemorating those that had been killed."--Container
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a group of unemployed actors join a charismatic young man to help a church update its annual Passion play, they attract a great audience filled with hope, praise, temptation and condemnation
The Syrian bride = Kalah ha-Surit by Eran Riklis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in Arabic and Hebrew and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mona's wedding day may be the saddest day of her life. Once she crosses the border between Israel and Syria to get married, she will never be allowed back to her family in the Golan Heights
The bridge by Eric Steel( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2004, 24 people jumped to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge. More people have chosen to end their lives at the Golden Gate Bridge than anywhere else in the world."--End titles. What makes the suicides at the bridge so unusual is that they take place in broad daylight, in front of people in a busy place - unlike most suicides, which are enacted in extreme privacy. Filmmaker Eric Steel and his crew spent 2004 filming the bridge during daylight hours from two locations, grappling with the ethical question of when to alert authorities, and their responsibilities as observers. The film features interviews with the families and friends of some of the victims that year, as well as one person who changed his mind. Offering a glimpse into one of the darkest, most impenetrable corners of the human mind, the film also interrogates society's ability to blithely ignore the grim realities of depression, mental illness, and drug abuse that underly so many suicides. These are only some of the factors discussed by the film, common to the twenty four people who died at the Golden Gate Bridge in 2004, who are now linked together forever by a 4 second fall in an otherwise magically, mysteriously beautiful place
Les parapluies de Cherbourg by Jacques Demy( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con un exquisito uso del color y del movimiento de cámara, Demy plantea una historia de amor cantada en francés entre una joven y un empleado del gas que al poco de conocerse tiene que ir al servicio militar
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the American film and television industry's response to the rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews before, during, and after World War II. Extended film clips, and interviews with filmmakers, scholars, and survivors who work in the film industry, are used to tell this important story
Chop shop( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a bustling wasteland of stolen cars, mechanics and street hustlers, Alejandro, a tough and ambitious street orphan, and his older sister, Isamar, must rely on each other to survive. Living and working in the Iron Triangle, a sprawling junkyard in Queens, New York, the two find their dreams threatened by the hard truths of life, only to find hope and salvation in one another."--Container
Man push cart( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every night while the city sleeps, Ahmad, a former rock star in his native Pakistan, drags his heavy cart along the streets of New York. Every morning, he sells coffee and donuts to a city he cannot call his own. One day the pattern of this harsh existence is broken by a glimmer of hope for a better life
La faute à Fidel = Blame it on Fidel by Julie Gavras( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Fernando and Marie decide to dedicate themselves full time to various political causes, their nine-year-old daughter, Anna, must learn to face the world on her own
Im Juli = In July by Fatih Akin( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July takes us on an adventure-filled journey with Daniel, a teacher on summer break, as he travels from Hamburg to Istanbul in pursuit of true love!
The five obstructions by Lars von Trier( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Danish and English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lars von Trier now enters the world of documentary filmmaking alongside his idol, Danish filmmaker Jørgen Leth. In 1967, Leth made a 12-minute short film called 'The Perfect Human'. Now, 35 years later, Von Trier challenges Leth to remake his film five times, each time with a new obstruction to force Leth to rethink the story and characters of the original film. Playing the naive anthropologist, Leth rises to the challenge set forth by Von Trier in a game full of traps and vicious turns, and a very surprising outcome"--Estuche
Glass : a portrait of Philip in twelve parts by Scott Hicks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 18 months, award-winning director Scott Hicks followed the legendary composer Philip Glass across three continents, creating a remarkable portrait of one of the greatest artists of all time. Allowed unprecedented access to Glass's working process and long time collaborators, Hicks provides a unique glimpse into the composer's life
Our brand is crisis by Rachel Boynton( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows James Carville, Jeremy Rosner and a team of political consultants as they launch a media-savvy campaign for Bolivian presidential candidate Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada. With unprecedented access to think sessions, media training and the making of smear campaigns, witness a shocking example of America 'spreading democracy' overseas and its earth-shattering aftermath."
Un cœur en hiver = A heart in winter by Claude Sautet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camile, a concert violinist, becomes intrigued by her lover's business partner, Stephane, an aloof repairer of fine musical instruments
L'albero degli zoccoli = The tree of wooden clogs by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre familles de paysans partagent le quartier d'habitation d'une ferme de Lombardie. Au long de quelques mois d'automne, d'hiver et de printemps, se vivent des tâches communes en même temps que des réunions en soirée, alors qu'on se raconte des histoires traditionnelles. Certains ont cependant des entreprises particulières, tel ce vieillard fier de garder son secret d'une récolte hâtive de tomates. L'un des paysans est chassé avec sa famille parce qu'il a abattu un arbre afin de tailler des sabots
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in French and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored with her confined life in 19th century France, a woman runs up ruinous debts and has adulterous affairs. When her excessive life catches up with her, she resorts to suicide as her final means of escape
Temps qui changent = Changing times by André Techiné( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary series that takes a look at people and places in Singapore, and the changes that have taken place
Cama adentro = Live-in maid( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Buenos Aires is plunged into an economic meltdown, Bebe faces a crisis and is unable to pay her longtime maid, Dora. The two realize that in order to survive, they must put aside their class resentments
 
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Federico Fellini's La dolce vita
Languages
French (24)

English (23)

Danish (8)

Spanish (7)

Italian (6)

German (5)

Arabic (4)

Polish (4)

Hebrew (1)

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La historia oficialKatynLes parapluies de CherbourgChop shopGlass : a portrait of Philip in twelve partsOur brand is crisis