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France 2 cinéma (Firm)

Works: 516 works in 1,546 publications in 6 languages and 62,341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Animal films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Funder
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by France 2 cinéma (Firm)
Winged migration by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,167 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
Todo sobre mi madre All about my mother by Pedro Almodóvar( Visual )

42 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,988 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 by Laurent Cantet( Visual )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and German and held by 1,554 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
Coco avant Chanel Coco before Chanel by Anne Fontaine( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From rags to riches to haute-couture: the incredible story of the legendary style icon Coco Chanel. From her humble beginnings at a French country orphanage to the extravagant heights of Parisian society, Chanel's indomitable creative spirit was expressed as a dance hall singer, seamstress, social rebel and fashion icon
Oceans by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un paisaje enigmático evocando nuestros orígenes, los animales emergen del océano mientras una llama cegadora ilumina el horizonte. Una bengala desparece en la noche. Las estrellas aparecen como criaturas marinas de formas extravagantes jugando con la luz. El sol se alza sobre un mar de abundancia: barracudas, carángidos y atunes rojos se suceden con una insaciable fuerza de vida. Leones marinos y delfines irrumpen como destellos de vida fulgurantes. Hacen explotar un banco de peces y se dan un suculento banquete
La grande bellezza = The great beauty by Paolo Sorrentino( Visual )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Italian and English and held by 1,252 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"--Container
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,164 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?
Carnage by Roman Polanski( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 986 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
De rouille et d'os = Rust and bone by Jacques Audiard( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homeless father and street boxer struggling to support his son and a horribly injured trainer of killer whales form an intensifying bond that fractures the considerable defensive armor each is accustomed to wearing
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in French and English and held by 952 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
Blue is the warmest color : (la vie d'Adèle - chapitre 1 et 2) by Abdellatif Kechiche( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) tiene quince años y sabe que lo normal es salir con chicos, pero tiene dudas sobre su sexualidad. Una noche conoce y se enamora inesperadamente de Emma (Léa Seydoux), una joven con el pelo azul. La atracción que despierta en ella una mujer que le muestra el camino del deseo y la madurez, hará que Adèle tenga que sufrir los juicios y prejuicios de familiares y amigos. Adaptación de la novela gráfica "Blue", de Julie Maroh
Murder on a Sunday morning by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 890 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
Doogal( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 865 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
Swimming pool by François Ozon( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics
Paris by Cédric Klapisch( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre, a professional dancer with the Moulin Rouge, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment. When Elise, his sister with three kids and no husband, moves in to his place to care for him, Pierre does not change his new habits. And instead of dancing himself, it is Paris and the Parisians who dance before his eyes. Synopsis taken from
8 femmes 8 women by François Ozon( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in French and English and held by 816 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
Deux jours, une nuit = Two days, one night by Jean-Pierre Dardenne( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sandra, who lives in Belgium, has just been released from a psychiatric hospital only to find that she no longer has a job. According to management, the only way Sandra can regain her position at the factory is to convince her co-workers to sacrifice their much-needed yearly bonuses. So, over the course of one weekend, Sandra must confront each co-worker individually in order to win a majority of their votes, before time runs out
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Winged migration
Alternative Names
France deux cinéma (Firm)

French (83)

English (44)

Spanish (37)

Italian (13)

German (1)

Russian (1)

Todo sobre mi madre All about my motherEntre les murs = The classCoco avant Chanel Coco before ChanelThe secret of KellsSwimming pool