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Milestone Film & Video

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Works: 371 works in 1,037 publications in 9 languages and 22,967 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Biographies  Horror films  History  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Milestone Film & Video
 
Most widely held works by Milestone Film & Video
Le mystè̀re Picasso = The mystery of Picasso by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in French and English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mind and motivation of Pablo Picasso as he is filmed creating 20 original works, most of which were destroyed by contract after filming; a separate and distinctive musical number accompanies the creation of each drawing or painting (75 min.). With added bonus feature: Alain Resnais' short film Guernica (1950. -- 13 min.)
The Charles Burnett collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
Die abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed = Adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in German and English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love
Tabu : a story of the south seas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy (Matahi) and a girl (Reri) are in love but she is chosen by a high priest to join the ranks of the sacred virgins, thereby becoming tabu to all men. The two escape by canoe to another island but the story ends tragically with the death of Matahi
Le chagrin et la pitié : chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation = The sorrow and the pity : stories of an occupied city( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance
Maboroshi no hikari by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in Japanese and English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La soledad, el amor y la muerte se reflejan en esta historia de dos jóvenes que, después de casarse, él muere arrollado por un tren
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Araya by Margot Benacerraf( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explored is a day in the lives of three families living in Araya, an arid peninsula in Venezuela. For centuries since its discovery by the Spanish, the region's salt was collected and stacked into radiant white pyramids. Captured are the breathtaking and unforgettable images from the salineros toiling to build the mountains of salt, a fisherman hauling in huge teeming nets, and a young girl and her grandmother laying 'flowers' of shells on windswept graves
Winsor McCay : the master edition( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists. His creations -- Little Nemo, the intrepid traveler in slumberland, and the mischievous Gertie the Dinosaur -- were bona fide movie stars who continue to astonish audiences today. [This collection] features every surviving film by McCay ... Completing this exploration of the great filmmaker's work is John Canemaker's wonderful documentary 'Remembering Winsor McCay'"--Container
Talmaga Tongjjogŭro kan kkadalgŭn? : Why has Bodhi-Dharma left for the east?( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Korean and Hindi and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote mountain monastery above a bustling city lives Hyegok, an old Zen master, his conflicted young apprentice Kibong, and Haejin, an orphaned boy studying to be a monk. The old master, nearing his end, wishes to make the ceremony of his death his final lesson to his apprentice, who is struggling to come to terms with the worldly life he left behind. Meanwhile the young boy has his own awakening to mortality as he attempts to nurse a bird he thoughtlessly injured with a stone
Grass : a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow these tribesmen on their forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach summer pasture for their flocks
Matir moina = The clay bird( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Bengali and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of Pakistan during the turbulent 1960s, a family is ripped apart by religious beliefs and civil war. A young boy from Bangladesh is sent away by his Muslim father to a Madrasah. He struggles to adapt to a harsh monastic life
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From visionary director Takeshi Kitano, comes the story of Nishi, a beleaguered Japanese police officer. His wife, Miyuki, is suffering from leukemia, and his partner, Horibe, is paralyzed after gangsters violently attacked him. Nishi is fed up, and wants to give up his job in order to be with Miyuki. To do so, he is forced to borrow money from the Yakuza, and then, to clear his debt, he robs a bank. The Yakuza, however, are not pleased so easily, and they continue to hound Nishi for more money. Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the César Awards. "HANA-BI is a rare and unique portrayal of violence, futile anger and defiance."--Jordan Adcock, CineVue
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella
I am Cuba : the ultimate edition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A film about Mikhail Konstantinovich Kalatozov' is a "comprehensive documentary on this giant of Russian cinema."--Container
Silent Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these seven charming films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the actors of the day. Most of these early photoplays were only one or two reels long but whatever they gave up in language and length, they made up for in exuberance, cinematic artistry, visual wit and bravura acting
Portrait of Jason by Shirley Clarke( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment. The documentary presents a view of what it was like to be coloured and gay in 1960's America
Chac( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in Mayan languages and English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on ritual and legends from the Popul vuh and Mayan stories, the film focuses on a small Tzeltal village during a terrible drought. Desperate for relief, thirteen men set out on a quest to save their people by seeking a solitary diviner who lives in the mountains and knows the ways of the ancients. Hoping that he can summon Chac, the rain god, the men follow the diviner who takes them on a strange journey that challenges their beliefs and even their sanity
Losing ground( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand 'ecstasy' just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy"--Container
 
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