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France 2 cinéma (Firm)

Overview
Works: 762 works in 2,090 publications in 4 languages and 73,667 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Animal films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about France 2 cinéma (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by France 2 cinéma (Firm)
Winged Migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years of shooting were needed by five teams in order to follow bird migrations flying over the seven continents: from one pole to another, from the seas to snowcapped mountains, from the canopy of heaven to mangroves and swamps
The ghost writer by Roman Polanski( Visual )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever
Coco avant Chanel = Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amélie and The Da Vinci Code star Audrey Tautou stars as legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel in this biopic penned by director Anne Fontaine and screenwriter Camille Fontaine in collaboration with Christopher Hampton. Based on the Chanel biography L'Irrégulière (The Nonconformist) by author Edmonde Charles-Roux, Coco Avant Chanel features dresses from the Chanel collection. House of Chanel art director Karl Lagerfeld also steps onboard to supervise the creation of accessories and costumes"--Allmovie.com, viewed February 14, 2018
Oceans by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C'est quoi l'océan?", demande avec candeur un enfant. Pour répondre à la question, les coréalisateurs se sont lancés dans un ambitieux périple aux quatre coins du globe. Leur objectif: illustrer la richesse insoupçonnée de la faune marine, ainsi que l'extraordinaire puissance des immenses vagues qui sculptent le littoral et rendent périlleuse la navigation ou la pêche en haute mer. Or, les écosystèmes océaniques, menacés par la pollution, la surpêche et le réchauffement climatique, doivent à tout prix être préservés, pour l'avenir de la planète
La grande bellezza = The great beauty by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Italian and English and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries
Miss Sloane by John Madden( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the world of political power brokers, Sloane takes on the most powerful opponent of her career and will do whatever is required to win
Todo sobre mi madre = All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman must come to terms with the death of her 17-year-old son and her past when she seeks out her son's father
Entre les murs = The class( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Bégaudeau's semi-autographical book Entre Les Murs (Between the Walls) "The Class" dramatizes a year in the life of a middle school in an immigrant heavy, multiracial neighborhood in Paris. The students are also nonprofessionals, and classroom sessions were improvised from workshops around specific themes. The documentary-approach to the filming puts the lie to the one-teacher-can-make-a-difference myth propagated by so many other films about school. The shifting classroom dynamics emphasize how traditions, economics, and language hold these students back, not only in education, but also with forging any kind of unified French identity. Additionally, the film suggests it is not just racists or reactionaries that are worrisome; it is when genuine idealists are finally worn down, when the gulf between meaning well and doing well becomes unbridgable. Until the system can be changed, both battles and victories will be moment to moment
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?
Elle by Paul Verhoeven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game--a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in French and English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a 1943 WW II French Algerian Unit facing discrimination by its European counterparts due to prejudice and ignorance. The French armed forces are preparing to land troops in Europe to win back their homeland from the Axis Powers, but they cannot accomplish their task without recruiting men from their African colonies. The Africans themselves start their long journey full of hope and anticipation, but as they get closer to their goal they realize that their enemy is not necessarily the Germans
De rouille et d'os = Rust and bone by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"De repente, Alí tiene que hacerse cargo de su hijo Sam, un niño de cinco años al que apenas conoce. Como no tiene casa, ni dinero, ni amigos, se refugia en Antibes, en casa de su hermana, que los acoge cariñosamente. Tras conseguir trabajo como portero en una discoteca, Alí conoce a Stéphanie, una domadora de orcas en el acuario Marineland". (FILMAFFINITY)
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two pairs of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a public park, meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, the evening becomes quite chaotic as the parents become increasingly childish
Un prophète = a prophet by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Djebena, Malik. #35-114T. How a does a timid boy become a violent gangster? Like this. Sentenced to six years in prison, 19-year-old Malik has his sneakers stolen right off his feet during his first venture into the exercise yard. Caught between the Corsican and Arab-Muslim factions, Malik--a bilingual, French-born Arab and non-observant Muslim--winds up being seen by the Corsicans as an Arab and by the Arabs as a Corsican. To survive, Malik works as an errand boy for the sinister Corsican crime boss who dominates the prison, César Luciani. Malik's intelligence comes to his aid--before long, he can speak to (or eavesdrop on) everyone in the prison. He does what he must to survive, including studying his boss carefully, warily making and then implementing his own plans. When Malik emerges from prison he is a man of the new Europe--albeit a criminal--a polite, industrious, and thoroughly self-made man
Murder on a Sunday morning by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a 15-year-old black male is arrested for the murder of Mary Ann Stephens, everyone involved in the case--from investigators to journalists--is ready to condemn him, except for his public defence lawyer, Patrick McGuiness. A true tale of murder and injustice
Molière by Laurent Tirard( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in French and English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere, a brilliant playwright, is released from prison by a rich man who wants him to direct a play where the rich man gets to seduce a pretty girl without his wife finding out. The wealthy Jourdain offers to cover that debt so that Molière's theatrical talents might help Jourdain win the heart of a certain widowed marquise. Disguised as a priest, Molière becomes a guest in Jourdain's palace on the subtext of teaching Jourdain the craft of the stage, all this to the annoyance of Jourdain's wife, Elmire. But, soon after, the confrontation between Elmire and Molière turns seductive. Jourdain enlists the aid of a well-connected and scheming acquaintance to help him pursue the widowed marquise
Doogal( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends must step forward as unlikely heroes to recover three magic diamonds, reverse the onset of a brutal winter and return the evil ice sorcerer Zeebad to his prison beneath the ground
Blue is the warmest color : (la vie d'Adèle - chapitre 1 et 2)( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into a young woman's experiences of first love and sexual awakening. Blue is the Warmest Color stars the remarkable newcomer Adèle Exarchopoulos as a high schooler who, much to her own surprise, plunges into a thrilling relationship with a female twentysomething art student, played by Léa Seydoux. Directed by Adbellatif Kechiche, this finely detailed, intimate epic sensitively renders the erotic abandon of youth. It has captivated international audiences and been widely embraced as a defining love story for the new century
Paris by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris is noe of the most beautiful cities in the world. First established by the Cetls, next used strategically by the Romans, then it served the extravagant lifestyle of the Sun King, Louis the Fourteenth until it became a hotbed of Revolution. Les Champs Elysses is surely one of the most beautiful eavenues in the world. With wide Boulevards, shady corners, ambient street cafes and classic Parisian buildings that are decorated with flowers. Since 1873, the Palais de L'Elysee has been the residence of the French president. At the beginning of the 17th century, Madame De Pompadour lived there and during the Revolution the liberated people cavorted in tis luxurious rooms. Through a small triumphal arc decorated with scenes of Napoleon's victorious army, there is the garden created by Leotre, the Jardin Des Tuileries. A bridge nd a fountain are the focal points of this popular park created in typical French style. A modern glass pyramid and a foutain decorate the courtyeard of the former Louvre Palace, which since the time of the Revolution has been transformed into a museum that contains the famous Louvre art gallery. Its collection of remarkable historic treasures and superb art collection make it one the world's most famous museums, with Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, taking pride of place. Of cours, there are the dizzy heights of the Eiffel Tower and a great deal more. Paris is a wonderful festival of the senses
8 femmes = 8 women by François Ozon( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in French and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy industrialist is found murdered in his home while his family gathers for the holiday season. The house is isolated and the phone lines have been found to be cut. Eight women are his potential murderers. Each is a suspect and each has a motive. Only one is guilty
 
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Winged Migration
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Coco avant Chanel = Coco before ChanelTodo sobre mi madre = All about my motherEntre les murs = The classThe secret of Kells
Alternative Names
France deux cinéma (Firm)

Languages
French (75)

English (72)

Spanish (42)

Italian (20)