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Fil à film

Overview
Works: 1,486 works in 1,743 publications in 4 languages and 1,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Filmed plays  History  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Angel films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Fil à film
Nouvelle vague by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome, rich and powerful couple are the focus of a story involving social and sexual issues. A woman's husband unexpectedly drowns while waterskiing. However, another man enters the widow's life and looks identical to her dead husband. Is it his twin or has he returned from the dead?
El Cid by Anthony Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in French and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, who has been dubbed El Cid by his followers, vows to see his country at peace, free from the invader. Showing clemency to some emirs, he faces treason charges at court. His accuser, Gomez, father of his fiancee, Chimene, dies in the resulting duel. Chimene's avowed vengeance plot fails and Rodrigo is given her hand. When King Ferdinand dies, his kingdom is divided between his three children. Sancho challenges the decision and imprisons Alfonso, who is released by El Cid. Then Sancho is assassnated by an African war-lord. Alfonso now claims that throne, too, and exiles El Cid. Chimene realizes the nobility of her husband and joins him. The years pass and El Cid becomes a revered warrior, but refuses to aid Alfonso. He lays siege to Valencia, catapulting food into its starving garrison. The Valencians kill their evil ruler and offer the crown to El Cid. He sends it to Alfonso, who rushes to his side. But El Cid has been hit by a stray arrow. Attended by Chimene, he hides the wound from his men and prepares a final bid to drive the Moors from Spain
Stranger than paradise by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willie, a disenchanted loner, is visited by his sixteen-year old Hungarian cousin Eva. Willie's equally slacker best friend Eddie also meets Eva, and the three become loose friends, until Eva decides to leave to visit Willie and Eva's Aunt Lottie in Cleveland. After a while Willie and Eddie are surprised to find that they miss Eva's companionship and take off for Cleveland in an old car. Finding Cleveland in winter to be disappointingly cold and unattractive, the three leave Cleveland for sunny Florida, landing there in off-season. Accidental involvement in a drug deal provides some unsuspected good fortune until it becomes time for Eva to go back home to Hungary
Jésus de Montréal by Denys Arcand( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken with the idea of staging the Passion, the most famous story in the world, and playing the part of Jesus, Daniel sets off in quest of actors who are willing to drop everything and follow him. In search for information to help him better define his subject, Daniel makes startling discoveries on the life of Christ, discoveries which hold a powerful fascination for him. The show is born on a hot and muggy summer night. Grandiose, provocative, disturbing, it is upsetting to its audience
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in German and French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in German and French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parable of modern society in violent transition seen through the eyes of a German boy who refuses to grow up
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Die Fälschung by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un reporter en mission à Beyrouth découvre l'horreur de la guerre et refuse de remettre son article à son rédacteur... Film honnête et audacieux destiné à attirer l'attention sur le conflit..." (Adav)
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manager of a Central American oil field offers big money to drivers who will take 2 loads of nitroglycerine over a tortuous mountain road to put out an oil well fire
L'acrobate by Jean-Daniel Pollet( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Léon, bored with his life as a bathhouse attendant, is too timid to be more than just friends with the prostitutes in his neighborhood, though he has a real crush on one of them. One night, she takes him to see a ballroom dancing competition, and he is impressed by both the dancing and her interest in it. With his friend Ramon, he enrolls in a tango class, and soon afterward is in the arms of his beloved on and off the dance floor
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in German and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Latvia in 1919 at the end of the Russian civil war, a Prussian soldier rejects the advances of an aristocratic woman. She retaliates by joining the Bolsheviks
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch the classic story by James Thurber, about a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined
Alexandre Nevski by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1242 weet de Russische prins Alexander Nevsky met zijn leger de opmars van de Duitse Orde in Rusland tot staan te brengen En een documentaire over Mexico
 
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