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Alfama Films

Overview
Works: 16 works in 52 publications in 5 languages and 2,243 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Military history  Epic films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfama Films
Cosmopolis by David Cronenberg( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into an odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart
Mistérios de Lisboa by Raúl Ruiz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The core story centers on Joao, the bastard child of an ill-fated romance between two members of the aristocracy who are forbidden to marry, and his quest to discover the truth of his parentage. But this is just the start of an engrossing tale that follows a multitude of characters whose fates conjoin, separate and then rejoin again over three decades in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy
Der Hauptmann = The captain by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in German and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German army deserter finds an abandoned Nazi captain's uniform in the final weeks of World War II. Emboldened by the authority the uniform grants him, he amasses a band of stragglers who cede to his command despite the suspicions of some. Citing direct orders from the Fuhrer himself, he soon takes command of a camp holding German soldiers accused of desertion and begins to dispense harsh justice
La chambre bleue = The blue room( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two adulterous lovers go from pillow talk to possible murder in this sexy, brain-teasing thriller. Julien is a middle-age salesman embroiled in a steamy love affair with a married woman who, after a round of kinky sex, makes a startling suggestion. Suddenly Julien is caught up in a police investigation, but just what exactly happened?
Les lignes de Wellington = Lines of Wellington by Valeria Sarmiento( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Portuguese and English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavish, star-studded epic set during The Napoleonic Wars of 1810 chronicles a multitude of characters--soldiers and civilians, men, women and children, young and old--as their everyday lives are torn apart by war. Dragged through hills and valleys, between ruined villages, and across charred forests and devastated crops, none can escape the chaos of the times, no matter their station. The idealistic young lieutenant Pedro de Alencar; Clarissa Warren, the malicious little English girl; the shady dealer Penabranca; the vindictive Sergeant Francisco Xavier; and the lusty prostitute Martrio will all follow different paths to the lines of Torres, where the final battle will decide each of their fates
Cosmos by Andrzej Żuławski( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in French and English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witold has just failed the bar exam, his partner Fuchs has just recently quit his job and now they are staying at a so-called family guesthouse. It's when they discover a bird hung in the woods near the house that they become concerned with their safety. After, they find a piece of wood just as they had found the bird. They receive another omen in the form of forewarning signs on their ceiling and in the garden. What will happen next as Witold falls for a newly wed woman?
À jamais = Never ever by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

2 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film swirls around a self-centered filmmaker who during a screening of one of his films, wanders into an adjoining gallery and becomes mesmerized by a young performance artist. Dumping his leading lady and long-time lover, Rey embarks on a wild a delirious affair with the equally willing Laura. Holed up in Rey's remote country mansion, the couple appears to have found bliss, until, one day, Laura is disturbed by strange noises that turn out to be a prelude to disconcerting developments
Le mariage à trois = The threeway wedding( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of seductions and surprising alliances ensue when a famous playwright invites the cast of his new play to his country estate. Among the guests are his enchanting assistant, his ex-wife, and her new lover
Nuit de chien by Werner Schroeter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in German and French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of people try to flee from a state-controlled South American city which is torn apart by competing military
Cztery noce z Anną : jaka jest cena miłości? by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Polish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leon Okrasa works a hospital in a small city in Poland. He once witnessed a brutal rape. The victim, Anna, is now a young nurse in the same hospital. Leon spends his time spying on Anna day and night--she becomes an obsession for him. One night, he becomes so bold that he climbs into her apartment through an open window. Leon then sits on her bed and watches her. However, it is unclear how far he will go with his obsession
Operação outono( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounting events from 1964 to 1981, tells the story of the assassination in 1965, and the resulting investigation and trial, of Humberto Delgado by PIDE, a national security agency in Portugal. Delgado was a politician and a general in the Portuguese Air Force who plotted a military coup while in exile
La chambre bleue by Mathieu Amalric( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un homme et une femme s'aiment en secret dans une chambre, se désirent, se veulent, se mordent même. Puis s'échangent quelques mots anodins après l'amour. Du moins l'homme semble le croire. Car aujourd'hui arrêté, face aux questions des gendarmes et du juge d'instruction, Julien cherche les mots. « La vie est différente quand on la vit et quand on l'épluche après-coup. » Que s'est-il passé, de quoi est-il accusé ?... (jaquette)
The blue room( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two adulterous lovers go from pillow talk to possible murder in this sexy, brain-teasing thriller. Julien is a middle-age salesman embroiled in a steamy love affair with a married woman who, after a round of kinky sex, makes a startling suggestion. Suddenly Julien is caught up in a police investigation, but just what exactly happened?
Quatre nuits avec Anna by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Témoin du viol d'Anna, Léon, un garçon extrêmement timide, devient obsédé par celle-ci. Il passe son temps à la guetter de jour comme de nuit. Un soir, il finit par sintroduire dans l'appartement dAnne par la fenêtre qu'elle laisse entrouverte. Alors Léon s'installe sur son lit, l'observe dans son sommeil, s'imprègne de son univers. Où s'arrêtera-t-il? ... Le grand retour de Skolimowski, qui signe un chef-d'oeuvre
Mon âme par toi guérie by François Dupeyron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fredi has the gift of healing by the laying on of hands and while he has a reputation in the region, he mostly wants to just live in peace. When he accidently hurts a boy and then meets the unusual Nina, his fate is changed forever
Wellington( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1810 Lisbon quakes before the impending invasion of Napoleonic forces led by Marshal Massena. Portuguese and English troops, led by the Duke of Wellington, rebuff the French, but at a terrible cost endured by peasants and aristocrats alike
 
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