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Amar, Armand

Works: 304 works in 838 publications in 13 languages and 7,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  History  Historical films  Documentary films  Action and adventure films  Nonfiction films  Spy films  Short films  Biographical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Performer, Instrumentalist, Other, Conductor, Creator, Arranger, Producer, Scenarist, Compiler, Publishing director, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Armand Amar
Indigènes = Days of Glory by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1943. Ils n'avaient encore jamais foulé le sol français, mais parce que c'est la guerre, Saïd, Abdelkader, Messaoud et Yassir vont s'engager comme 130 000 autres indigènes dans l'armée française pour libérer "la mère patrie" de l'ennemi nazi. Ces héros que l'histoire a oubliés, vaincront en Italie, en Provence, et dans les Vosges, avant de se retrouver seuls à défendre un village alsacien contre un bataillon allemand"--
Les hommes libres = Free men by Ismaël Ferroukhi( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lustig: "Carrying haunting memories from time spent in a concentration camp, a man seeks out the surviving members of the Lustig family. He brings a secret to their doorstep that only the strength and courage of the deceased allows him to reveal."--Container
Home by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go on a spectacular voyage around the world, while enjoying breathtaking imagery of the Earth. Spans 54 countries and 120 locations. Captures the Earth's most amazing landscapes in a new and astonishing light. Showcases Earth's incomparable beauty and acknowledges its vulnerability to change. Explore, discover and soar in a way that puts our world into true perspective
1,000 times good night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber in Kabul, Rebecca, one of the world's top war photojournalists, gets badly hurt. Back home, another bomb drops as her husband and daughters give her an ultimatum: her work or her family
Le concert by Radu Mihaileanu( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years ago, Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra, was fired for hiring Jewish musicians. Now a cleaning man at the Bolshoi, he hears the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris has invited the Bolshoi orchestra to play there. He gathers together his former musicians and a young solo violin virtuoso to perform in Paris in the place of the current Bolshoi orchestra. If they all overcome the hardships ahead, this very special concert will be a triumph
Pour une femme = For a woman by Diane Kurys( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In her mid-thirties, Anne still knows practically nothing of her family's past. After her mother's death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents' life after the concentration camps of World War II. Her research reveals the existence of a mysterious uncle everyone seems intent on forgetting entirely. As she closes in on a discovery she didn't expect, her father grows ever more ill, and may take the family secret to his grave. In a journey that stretches from post-war France and to the 1980s, Anne's destiny intertwines with her father's past until they form a single, unforgettable story."--Container
Van Gogh : brush with genius by Peter Knapp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertrand's DVD takes the viewer into the heart of van Gogh's paintings and life. His letters are used to explain his art. The locations that inspired him are also part of the film
Tu seras mon fils = You will be my son by Gilles Legrand( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Niels Arestrup stars as Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, who is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul esteems in a wine-maker; persistence, creative insight and technical prowess matched with passion for the job and the product, and Paul frequently reminds him of his inadequacy. When another young man, Philippe, appears at the vineyard, Paul leaps at the chance to name him a successor, a decision which brings catastrophic familial tensions
La musique de la terre vue du ciel : Te amo : musique originale = [The music of Earth from above] : original music by Armand Amar( )

2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bābā ʻAzīz : le prince qui contemplait son âme( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Arabic and Persian and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a blind dervish named Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great reunion of dervishes that takes place just once every thirty years. With faith as their only guide, the two journey for days through the expansive, barren landscape. To keep Ishtar entertained, Bab'Aziz relays the ancient tale of a prince who relinquished his realm. As the tale of the prince unfolds, the two encounter other travelers with stories of their own"--Container
Le capital by Constantin Costa-Gavras( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the CEO of France's Phenix Bank collapses on the golf course, Machiavellian young executive Marc Tourneuil (Gad Elmaleh) is crowned as his replacement. A whirlwind of power struggles, greed and deception ensues as Tourneuil's ascent is jeopardized by a hostile takeover attempt from American hedge fund manager Dittmar Rigule (Gabriel Byrne), erotic distractions from international supermodel Nassim (Liya Kebede), and adversaries with an agenda for destruction"--Container
Human by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Visual )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen aerial images accompanied by soaring music..."--Container
Earth from above by Yann Arthus-Bertrand( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth from above is a stunning portrait of our planet. French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand has managed to capture the awe, natural wonder and raw spectacle of the world that we inhabit
Ye ying = Le promeneur d'oiseau by Philippe Muyl( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhigen (Bao Tian Li) honors the request of his late wife by going back to his home town to free his bird, his sole companion in his senior years. He expected to go on this journey alone but he has been entrusted with Renxing (Xin Yi Yang), his granddaughter, a young spoiled city girl from Beijing, while her parents are out of town. This constraint becomes a welcome diversion on his mission. During this journey at the edge of traditional China, in all its magnificent natural landscapes, these two individuals will discover one another and share experiences and adventures. The little girl will discover new values, particularly the ones of the heart, and the importance of family and tradition
Live and become by Radu Mihaileanu( Visual )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in French and Hebrew and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 1984, une vaste opération est menée pour sauver des milliers de Juifs éthiopiens et les emmener en Israël. Une mère chrétienne pousse son fils à se déclarer juif pour le sauver de la famine et de la mort. Déclaré orphelin, il est adopté par une famille française vivant à Tel-Aviv. Il grandit avec la peur que l'on découvre son double secret : ni juif, ni orphelin, seulement noir. Bien qu'entouré d'amour, jamais il n'oubliera sa vraie mère, restée dans le camp, et que secrètement et obstinément, il rêve de retrouver un jour..." (Source : jaquette)
Amen by Constantin Costa-Gavras( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, Kurt Gerstein, un officier SS allemand, épaulé par un jeune jésuite, Ricardo Fontana, tente d'informer le Pape Pie XII et les Alliés du génocide des Juifs organisé par les nazis dans les camps de concentration
Eden a l'ouest = Eden is west by Constantin Costa-Gavras( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A playful fairy tale about the hardships suffered by illegal immigrants, and the magical nature of a world in which every experience is full of both promise and threat"--Container
24 Days( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true story of a heart-breaking kidnapping of a 23-year old from a Paris suburb. When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because he's Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians"
Hors-la-loi by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachid Bouchareb writes and directs this sequel to his 2007 political drama 'Days of Glory'. Set against the backdrop of the Algerian struggle for independence from France after the Second World War, the drama follows three brothers who become separated during the massacre at Setif. Messaoud (Roschdy Zem) joins the French army and goes off to fight in Indochina. Said (Jamel Debbouze) takes his mother to live in the shanty town at Pigalle in France, where he becomes a street hustler and boxing promoter. Meanwhile, resistance fight
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Alternative Names
Armand Amar

Armand Amar componist uit Israël

Armand Amar compositeur de musique de films et de ballets, interprète

Armand Amar compositore israeliano

Armand Amar französischer Komponist

Armand Amar Músic

Armand Amar musician

Арман Амар

Арманд Амар композитор

ארמנד עמר

עמר, ארמנד

أرماند أمار