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Icarus Films Home Video

Overview
Works: 154 works in 259 publications in 8 languages and 9,441 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Drama  Biography  History  Biographical films  Filmed interviews  Experimental films  Dance films  Interviews 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Icarus Films Home Video
La batalla de Chile : la lucha de un pueblo sin armas = The battle of Chile : the struggle of an unarmed people( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La batalla de Chile : "On September 11, 1973, President Salvador Allende's democratically-elected Chilean government was overthrown in a bloody coup by General Augusto Pinochet's army. Patricio Guzmán and five colleagues had been filming the political developments in Chile throughout the nine months leading up to that day. The bombing of the Presidential Palace, during which Allende died, would now become the ending for Guzmán's seminal documentary ... [a] chronicle of that country's open and peaceful socialist revolution, and of the violent counter-revolution against it."--Container
Hôtel Terminus : Klaus Barbie, sa vie et son temps by Marcel Ophüls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of Klaus Barbie, the infamous Nazi 'Butcher of Lyon' and Gestapo chief implicated in 4000 deaths and the deportation of 7000 Jews, during the Nazi occupation of France. Tracing the 40-year hunt for the war criminal, it exposes a complex web of political intrigue, collaboration and deceit. Weaves together historical footage and interviews with former Nazis, American intelligence officers, South American government officials, victims of Nazi atrocities and witnesses
Le fond de l'air est rouge by Chris Marker( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in French and English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the worldwide political upheavals during the Sixties and Seventies. Interweaves footage from the Vietnam War and the antiwar protests in the U.S., May '68 in Paris, the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, Salvador Allende and the coup in Chile, Che Guevara and Regis Debray in Bolivia, the Shah of Iran, Fidel Castro, et alia. Contains official images, film clips, news coverage trims and neglected reels
Our daily bread by Nikolaus Geyrhalter( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production
I, Anna( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a beautiful divorcee (Charlotte Rampling, Melancholia, 45 Years) and a troubled detective (Gabriel Byrne, The Usual Suspects, Millers Crossing) intersect during the investigation of a vicious murder on the grimy, rain-soaked streets of London, sparkling a tangled web of passion, intrigue and deceit. An absorbing film-noir told from the perspective of an intriguing woman, a key suspect in a murder case, who becomes an obsession for the detective in charge of the investigation
L'économie du couple = After love by Joachim Lafosse( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in French and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marie and Boris decide to get a divorce after 15 years of marriage. Tensions rise when cash-strapped Boris must continue to live with Marie and the two children while trying to figure out how to divide the assets.. Official Selection at the Cannes Film Festival.. "Lafosse, along with actors Bérénice Bejo and Cédric Kahn, infuse the film with a brutal honesty that makes it ... compelling." - Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic. "An insightful and involving drama." - Anita Katz, San Francisco Examiner
Mr. Gaga : a true story of love and dance by Tomer Heymann( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enter the world of Ohad Naharin and the Batsheva Dance Company. A man with an extraordinary vision, Naharin is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world today. He is known for developing "Gaga"--a movement language that resists labels, highlights somatic experience, emphasizes improvisation, and pushes dancers to use their body in ways that are ignored or overlooked by other dance techniques. ... Mr. Gaga explores how Naharin's movement has not only shaped contemporary Israeli dance, but has redefined the modern dance world at large ... viewers meet Naharin at a critical turning point in his personal life; filmed over eight years, it mixes intimate rehearsal footage with previously unseen archive ... dance sequences"--Container
Médecin de campagne = The country doctor by Thomas Lilti( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in French and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the people in this countryside area can count on Jean-Pierre, the doctor who heals and reassures them day and night, seven days a week. Now Jean-Pierre is sick, so he sees Natalie, a young doctor, coming from the hospital to assist him. Will she adapt to this new life and be able to replace the man believed to be irreplaceable?
Rebels on pointe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring universal themes of identity, dreams and family, this film is the first-ever documentary film celebrating the world famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. The notorious all-male, drag ballet company was founded over 40 years ago in New York City on the heels of the Stonewall riots, and has a passionate cult following around the world. The film juxtaposes intimate behind-the-scenes access, rich archives and history, engaging character driven stories, and dance performances shot in North America, Europe and Japan
No home movie by Chantal Akerman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final film from groundbreaking auteur Chantal Akerman is a portrait of her relationship with her mother, Natalia, a Holocaust survivor and familiar presence in many of her daughter's films
Au nom de ma fille = In her name by Vincent Garenq( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in French and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping and emotional legal drama based on a true story that moved France for three decades. In 1982, Andre Bamberski learns about the death of his fourteen year-old daughter, Kalinka. Convinced that Kalinka's death was not an accident, Bamberski begins to investigate. A botched autopsy report raises his suspicions and leads him to accuse Kalinka's stepfather of the murder
Middletown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the studies of Robert and Helen Lynd in 1929 and 1935, this classic six-part series by Academy Award and Emmy winner Peter Davis explores both the continuity and the change embodied in the people and institutions of one Midwestern community: Muncie, Indiana. Includes a bonus 16-page booklet with new essays be Peter Davis and research consultant, Professor Joseph Trimmer
Gringo trails by Pegi Vail( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timely documentary that raises urgent questions about how we travel and the unintended cultural and environmental consequences of tourism around the globe. Gringo Trails follows well-worn travelers' routes through Bolivia, Thailand, Mali, and Bhutan. The film reveals the complex relationships between colliding cultures, such as the host countries' need for financial security and the tourists who provide it in their quest for authentic experiences. Through the stories of both travelers and locals, the film explores the dramatic impact of travel and tourism around the world over the past 30 years, highlighting the cases of the Amazon Tuichi River and Uyuni (Bolivia), Ko Phangan (Thailand), Timbuktu (Mali) and Bhutan
Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Tamashek and Multiple languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage girls are mysteriously disappearing in the small town of Goshen, Indiana. No one seems to care. After revealing to her best friend Sarah that she has been meeting men online, Jillian goes missing. Now, the only clues to her whereabouts are her diary and a cryptic video message that has been sent from her cell phone
Gang ren bo qi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Tibetan and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An astonishing journey of redemption, faith, and devotion. Acclaimed filmmaker Zhang Yang (Shower) blends documentary and fiction to follow a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes to make a Buddhist "bowing pilgrimage," laying their bodies flat on the ground after every few steps, along the 1,200 mile road to Lhasa, Tibet's holy capital. Though united in their remarkable devotion, each of the travelers embarks on this near impossible journey for very personal reasons
Miss Kiet's children( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Dutch and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiet Engels is the kind of teacher one wishes every schoolchild could have. She is strict but never harsh. She is loving but never soft. Her patience in endless. Many of Miss Kiet's pupils are refugees who have just arrived in Holland. Everything is new and confusing. Some are quarrelsome and headstrong. But Miss Kiet's firm but loving hand brings calm and awakens interest. She not only teaches her pupils to read and write Dutch, but also helps them learn to solve problems together and respect one another. Slowly the children gain skills and confidence
Forever by Heddy Honigmann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in French and English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poignant tour of the importance of art in the lives of visitors to the Pr̈e-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, the final resting place for legendary writers, composers, painters and other artists from around the world
Beyond zero : 1914-1918( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sourcing original 35 mm nitrate film stock shot during the first World War, Beyond Zero pieces together a unique visual exploration from footage that has never been seen by modern audiences
L'ombre des femmes by Philippe Garrel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in French and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre and Manon are a married couple working in fragile harmony on Pierre's documentary film projects, the latest of which is a portrait of a resistance fighter. When Pierre takes a lover, he feels entitled to do so, and he treats both wife and mistress with disengagement bordering on disdain. When Manon catches Pierre in the act, her immediate response is to find common ground with her husband
Dark star : HR Gigers Welt by Belinda Sallin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swiss-born artist and sculptor H. R. Giger is an architect of nightmares and a sci-fi pioneer. He won an Oscar for the iconic monster in Ridley Scott's classic movie "Alien," but who was the man behind the images of sexual, biomechanical horror?
 
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